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This year you can pick from another 39 new varieties added to our expansive catalog of tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, onions, and cucumbers. We've also expanded our categories and are now offering a new variety of asparagus, beans, Brussels sprouts, catnip, collard, and watermelon!
This high-yielding beefsteak has a bush growth habit and can be grown in a container. A sister of Better Bush, the dense foliage helps protect fruit from sunburn. Flavor is excellent with the right balance of sugars and acids. Fruit set is somewhat concentrated, weighing 10 ounces on average. Plants benefit from support. Disease package F1,F2,Ss,TMV, V, S. Determinate. 68 days.
Sweet Golden Roma caught our attention in trials, not just for the beautiful bright yellow color, but also for the fine eating quality. It is really tasty. It is also very productive. It looks beautiful in a salad, or on a sandwich. Can it or turn into a yellow paste tomato. Fruit are 4 to 5 ounces. Resistant to F2 and V. Determinate. 78 days.
A traditional serrano heirloom that has three times more heat than an average jalapeno. However, the heat value is variable from plant to plant and it tends not to overpower your food, although it can be very hot. Fruit are 3 to 4 inches in length and change from green to red while maturing. Good for salsa, sauces and soups. 75 days.
This early maturing banana pepper averages 9 inches in length and 1.75 to 2 inches in width. It produces a large and heavy set of peppers on a strong plant that protects the fruit. With excellent resistance to races 1-3 of bacterial leaf spot, you have a better chance of harvesting a large crop. 3,000 to 6,000 scoville units of pungency. Great for soups, stews, salsa, grilling and for a deli style sandwich. 70 days.
Biquinho red peppers have a smoky and fruity taste and are perfect for pickling or garnish. Add them to some of your favorite dishes and wait for your guests to ask what the interesting flavor is. Fruit are 1 inch in length, turning from green to red. Plants grow up to 24 inches tall. 500 to 1000 units of scoville pungency. 90 days.
This rare pepper is was discovered by journalist Frank Tolbert while he was working for the Dallas Morning News. He had an interest in chili peppers of all kinds. One of his favorites had an unusual shape. Some believe the fruit look anatomical. Frank made what he called some of the best chili in Texas using Red Peter peppers. Flavorful and fruity, Red Peters are good roasting peppers. They are also hot - 10,000 to 25,000 scoville units. The fruit are 4 to 6 inches in length and mature from green to red. Plants grow 20 to 30 inches in height. 80 to 85 days.
Many cats have a great affection for catnip. Its essential oils can frenzy a cat as they are seduced by the chemical nepetalacton. The excitement is short-lived, and those who are susceptible will need to recuperate before indulging again. Keep in mind, not all cats like catnip. Transplant after the last frost in your growing area. Some people have recommended soaking the seed in water the night before planting.
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This extremely hot pepper (1.2 million scoville units) with some individual plants reaching 2 million scoville units. It was the world record holder in 2012. Fruit are blistering hot with a fruity background flavor. Be sure and use caution when handling fruits, and make sure children do not handle them. A native of Trinidad and Tobago, the pointed tip of the fruit looks like a scorpion stinger. Germination takes a long time. 90 days. 70% germination.
One of the earliest tomatoes for your garden is also one of the best tasting – mild and sweet with good texture. Golden Nugget offers one inch fruit that are borne on compact plants (20 to 26 inches) and have a concentrated fruit set. Fruit weight 1/2 to 3/4 of an ounce. Developed by James Baggett at Oregon State University, for cooler growing conditions. Determinate. 55 days.
Another variation of the Armenian cucumber is the light green type. Harvest from 10-12 inches and enjoy the mild, sweet and crunchy flesh. Grows well in warm weather. 60 to 70 days.