Brussel Sprouts 'Long Island' : Uniform color, crisp texture, mild flavor. Produces up to 100 sprouts per plant.
'Couer de Boeuf des Vertus': French Bull-Heart type bears tall, pointed green heads. Early & tender. Heirloom, early 1800's.
'Mammoth Red Rock': Large deep red heads. Good flavor & color. Heirloom, circa 1889.
'Perfection Drumhead Savory': Finely crinkled leaves are mild & sweet. Excellent keeper. Heirloom, circa 1888.
Celeriac Root 'Brilliant': Softball sized knobby root late summer through fall. Rich sweet flavor is mix of celery & parsley.
Chard (aka Swiss Chard)
Swiss Chard is basically a beet that is grown for ts leaves. Leaves can be steamed and served alone or used in soups or salads.
'Fordhook Giant': Tender celery-like stalks and green leaves. Steam or use in salads.
'Oriole Orange': Stunning all orange selection. Beautiful AND delicious!
'Rhubarb': Deep crimson stalks & leaf veins contrast with dark green heavily textured leaves.
'Double Yield': Heavy producing picckling type. Slender 5"-6" fruit. Heirloom (1924).
'Early Fortune': Very early bearer. Fruit is 8" long x 2" diameter. Heirloom (introduced in 1910).
'Japanese Climbing': A vigorous grower with strong tendrils. Excellent for vertical gardening or trellises. Heirloom introduced in 1892.
'Edirne Purple Stripe': 6"-8" Long fruit richly striped with purple & cream. Heirloom Turkish variety (1948).
'Florida High Bush' : Large, traditional deep purple fruit. Developed for commercial production.
'Listada de Gandia': Oval fruit is white with purple stripes. Heavy yield. Mild flavor. Heirloom circa 1850.
'Rosa Bianca': An Italian heirloom variety with plump teardrop shaped fruit that changes color in delicate shades of rosy lavender to white as it matures . Pretty!
'Udmalbet': Teardrop shaped striped fruit is vibrant lavender & yellow. Best eaten when small. Heavy producer. Originally from India.
Ground Cherry 'Aunt Molly's: Citrus flavored yellow-orange fruit borne inside paper-like husks which peel off easily. Bears July until frost. Use in preserves, pies & fruit salad. Outstanding Polish variety prized for its unique flavor. Easy to grow, prolific, and super sweet. Sprawling habit.
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'Blue Scotch Curled': Tender, blue-green, crinkled leaves. Compact habit. Light frost improves sweetness & flavor.
'Delaway' : "Siberikan Kale". Sweet tender leaves with good texture and uniformity. Heirloom circa 1920.
'Halbhoher Gruner Krauser': Green, finely curled leaves on robust 18" plants. A German favorite. Can be harvested into early winter.
'Lacinato': Strap like heavily textured dark green leaves.
'Nero di Toscana': Large 24" dark black/green savoyed leaves. Very flavorful. Italian heirloom, early 1800s.
'Red Russian': Blue-green leaves turn red-purple in cold weather. Tender & sweet even in warm weather. Ornamental in all seasons. Heirloom variety, mid 1800's.
'Redbor': Deep purple/red frilly leaves.
'Scarlet': Frilly red/purple leaves are decorative as well as flavorful. Mild crisp
'Smooth German' : Smooth green leaves to 36" wide. Raw leaves are tangy and cooked leaves are sweet & tender. German Heirloom.
'Winterbor': Finely curled and ruffled thick green leaves turn purple red after first frost. Flavor sweetens after frost.
Leek Leeks have a mild onion-like taste. The edible portions of the leek are the white base and the light green parts of the leaves. One of the most popular uses is for adding flavor to stock.
Nasturtium Although not traditionally thought of as a vegetable, Nasturtiums are actually delicious and very nutritious! All part of the plant are edible. The flowers make a beautiful garnish and the foliage has a sharp, radish-like flavor and is rich in vitamin C and iron.
Parsley Root Ivory colored carrot-shaped roots give a pungent, earthy flavor to soups & stews. Popular in European cooking.
'Alma Paprika': Compact plants bear apple shaped thick walled fruit that matures from cream to orange to red. A "sweet" Hot Pepper. Dried & ground to make Paprika.
'Anaheim': A moderately hot pepper that has been cultivated for over 300 years. Traditionally used for green chili rellenos. Flavor becomes more complex & sweeter as it ripens.
'Ancho': A chili pepper of moderate heat.
'Beaver Dam': Mildly hot 8" long tapered fruit. Flavorful when cooked.
'Buran': Extremely sweet Polish heirloom variety. Medium sized 4" fruit equally sweet when green or red.
'Chervena Chushka': Tapered fruit is 2" at shoulder and 6" long. Extremely sweet flavor. Bulgarian heirloom prized as a roasting pepper.
'Craig's Grande Jalapeno' : Large, thick walled fruit with HOT flavorful flesh. Excellent for salsa.
'Habanero, Red': (aka 'LUCIFER'S DREAM'!) The hottest of them all. Use fresh or dried. Handle with care!
'Horizon Bell' : Bright orange, blocky, thick-walled fruit is sweet & flavorful.
'King of the North': Extra large fruit (6" long, 4" wide). Great for stuffing. 65 days.
'Lipstick' : 4" long tapered brilliant red fruit. Super sweet flavor. Ripens early.
'Orange Bell': Brilliant orange skin. Blocky shape. Sweet flavor.
'Paradicsom Alaku Sarga Szente': Yellow ribbed pumpkin shaped fruit is crisp & sweet. Exceptional flavor.
'Quadrato Asti Giallo': Large blocky fruit with green skin ripening to golden-yellow. Thick crisp flesh is deliciously sweet. Italian Heirloom.
'Sheepnose Pimento': 3" Long pimento-shaped fruit. Flavorful sweet thick juicy flesh. Heirloom.
'Sweet Banana': Long pointed fruit ripens from yellow to red. Looks like a hot pepper, but it's sweet & mild!
'Wisconsin Lakes': Early maturing thick walled sweet bell pepper. Sweet & Delicious.
Rhubarb 'Canada Red': Selected for its deep red colored stems. Harvest stalks for pies, canning or freezing. Stalks ONLY are edible. Leaves are toxic.
Spinach 'Red Malabar Climbing Spinach': While not a true spinach, this fast growing decorative annual vine has succulent leaves and stem tips that taste remarkable like spinach. Rich in vitamins A and C and a good source of iron and calcium. Can be eaten raw in salads, boiled, steamed, stir-fried, or added to soups, stews, tofu dishes, and curries.
Sorrel Sorrel (Rumex) is a perennial herb with a zingy, citrusy flavor. Use young leaves in salads to add a tart lemony finish or substitute it for lettuce in sandwiches to impart a zesty flavor. When cooked the tartness mellows and it is a wonderful addition to dishes featuring fish, chicken or eggs. Try simply layering sorrel leaves between fish fillets before baking or use it in sauces. Sorrel is also a a wonderful addition to soups.
Squash & Gourds We carry an extensive collection of locally grown pumpkins, gourds & squash in the fall.
Strawberries 'Tristan': Developed for container culture. Compact and produces no runners. Hot pink flowers. Sweet red fruit all summer.
'Amish Paste': Amish heirloom variety. Large meaty paste tomato with few seeds. Indeterminate.
'Beam's Yellow Pear': Yellow pear shaped 1.5" fruit. Excellent flavor. Super productive. Indeterminate.
'Beefsteak': Meaty fruit up to 2 pounds. Heavy yield. An ideal slicer. Heirloom. Indeterminate. All American Select Winner.
'Black Cherry': Cherry fruit resembles large, dusky purple-brown grapes. Rich sweet flavor. Indeterminate.
'Black Icicle': Deep purple/brown elongated fruit. Rich, sweet taste with earthy overtones.
'Bloody Butcher': Clusters of intensely flavorful 2" deep red fruit. One of the very first to set fruit. Indeterminate.
'Brandywine': An heirloom large pink beefsteak variety with incredibly rich intense flavor and a loyal following. Indeterminate.
'Carmello': Outstanding flavor. Large juicy red fruit. Crack resistant. Disease resistant. Indeterminate. 70 days.
'Cherokee Purple': A beefsteak with mocha colored exterior and purple interior. Juicy, tangy and flavorful.
'Chocolate Cherry': Chestnut/rosy-purple 1" uniform cherries. Delicious multi-faceted flavor. Crack resistant. Vigorous plants bear heavily all season.
'Dester': Large pink beefsteak with fruit up to 1 pound. Exceptionally flavorful. Heritage variety originally from Germany. Indeterminate.
'Early Girl': The earliest slicing tomato to mature, in as little as 50 days. 4" firm, meaty, flavorful fruit. High yields. Disease resistant.
'Emerald Evergreen': Medium sized fruit is lime green t maturity. Heavy yield. Superbly sweet rich flavor. Heirloom, circa 1950.
'German Pink': Large 1-2 pound meaty fruit with few seeds and minimal cracking. Full sweet flavor. Good for canning or slicing. Bavarian heirloom variety.
'Golden King of Siberia': Large heart shaped lemon-yellow fruit. Smooth flesh has nicely balanced sweet flavor. Highly productive.
'Green Zebra': Yellow 1½ - 2½" fruits with deep green zebra stripes. Zingy flavor. Introduced in 1983. Very productive. Indeterminate.
'Hungarian Heart': Huge pink oxheart fruits weighing up to one pound. Very few seeds and almost no cracking. Hungarian Heirloom, circa 1900. Indeterminate.
'Isis Candy': Round 1" fruit varies in color from red to yellow, usually with orange flesh. Yellow star pattern on blossom end. Super sweet, fruity flavor. Kids love 'em!
'Large Red Cherry': Bright red 1.5"-2" sweet cherry tomato. Extremely productive. Full flavor. Heavy yield. Indeterminate.
'Martino's Roma': Meaty 3 ounce Roma type fruit. Great for canning, paste and salsa.
'Mortgage Lifter': Huge 1 to 2 pound pink beefsteak fruit. Extremely meaty. Kentucky heirloom. Indeterminate.
'Nebraska Wedding': Clusters of 3"-4" round fruit wth orange flesh & skin. Exceptionally rich sweet flavor. Crack resistant. Determinate. Bette's Favorite!
'Opalka': (aka Polish Torpedo). Torpedo shaped 6" long paste tomato. Polish heirloom circa 1900. Indeterminate.
'Principe Borghese': Plum shaped red fruit is excellent for drying, retaining its color & flavor when dried. Italian heirloom. Determinate.
'San Marzano': Known as one of the best cooking tomatoes in the world! Clusters of brilliant red crack-resistant fruit with green shoulders. Solid, meaty texture. Indeterminate.
'Sheboygan': 4-6 ounce pink paste tomato. Heavy yield. Great for canning. Heirloom variety (early 1900's) grown by Lithuanian immigrants in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.
'Speckled Roman' (aka 'Striped Roman'): Long Roma-shaped fruit with orange stripes. Thick, meaty flesh with rich flavor. Indeterminate.
'Tasmanian Blushing': Yellow 5-6 ounce fruit with a race of pink inside. Very sweet with more pronounced "tomato" flavor than most yellows.
'Ukrainian Purple' (aka 'Purple Russian': Plum shaped crack resistant 4" fruit. Sweet meaty. Heavy producer. Indeterminate.
'Wisconsin 55': Originally bred at the Univ. of Wisconsin in the 1940's. Great all purpose tomato. 6 ounce uniform red, round fruit, with strong crack resistant skin and good flavor. Highly productive. Determinate.
'Black Beauty': Everbearing bush with glossy dark green fruit & firm white flesh. Heirloom (1920). All American Selection Winner 1957.
'Golden': Vivid yellow colored fruit. Crisp & mild flavor. Bush habit. Introduced in 1973 by W. Atlas Burpee.
'Yellowfin': Uniform cylindrical golden-yellow fruit. Powdery mildew resistant.