- Plants 2005
lists and describes the live plants we have for sale in the 2005 season.
The plants will be offered in various sizes including six packs, 4 inch
pots, and 1 gallon pots. We have several varieties of vegetables
plants as well as a few annual and perennial
flowers available. All pictures shown below are of the actual plants
growing in our greenhouse now.
and Herb Plants
68 days. Famous for making Italian pesto and flavoring vegetables and
fish. Uniform, tall, and relatively slow to bolt with large, dark green
leaves about 3" long. Ht. 24-30". 68 days to harvest.
This is one
of the earliest cantaloupes ever, and a prolific producer often yielding
6 to 8 melons per plant. A home gardener's dream! Oval fruit weigh about
2 lbs., have nice corky netting and bright peach, very sweet flesh. Maturity
judges throughout North America agreed Diva just might be the best-tasting
cuke on the planet. Diva looks like a regular salad cucumber but with
a smooth, thin, no-peel skin. Distinctly tender, crisp, sweet, bitterfree
and seedless. Especially delicious picked small, about the size of a pickle.
Details for plant techies: (1) plants are gynoecious (product only female
flowers) and parthenocarpic (fruits set without pollination), so they're
seedless; (2) disease tolerant to both mildews and scab; (3) plants are
nonbitter, hence not very attractive to cucumber beetles.
Romaine lettuce used for making Caesar salads. Upright, green head.
will be available in six packs with larger pepper plants available individually
in 4 inch pots. Look for our special hot pepper pack that combines 3 Anaheim
Chili with 3 Jalapeno plants in one six pack.
chili pepper. Mildly hot. Long, tapered, pungent, medium-thick peppers.
Green, turning deep red at maturity. Excellent fresh, pickled or dried.
Very hardy. Plants grow 28-30 in. tall with good foliage cover. Maturity
pepper for Mexican dishes. Fruits are 3-1/2 in. by 1-1/2 in. and sausage
shaped. Fruits start out a deep, glossy green, but turn bright red at
maturity. Excellent for pickling. Maturity 70 days.
days. With resistance to strains 1, 2 and 3 of bacterial leaf spot, the
vigorous plants of this hybrid produce heavy yields of large, smooth,
blocky peppers. They are very thick-walled, mostly 4-lobed and ripen from
a glossy dark green to brilliant red.
days. The vigorous hybrid plant is resistant to TMV and very prolific.
Its smooth fruit are a good sized (3½" x 3½")
slightly tapered bell. They have a "waxy" finish and turn from
ivory-yellow to orange-red. It's a beautiful, sweet salad pepper with
a bright color.
Days. Golden Bell is a colorful companion to your green and red bell peppers.
Blocky bell-shaped peppers yield in excellent quantities on sturdy, vigorous
plants. They ripen from light green to a deep golden color at maturity.
Their crisp, sweet flesh will delight whether used in salads, for frying
was a touring acrobat when he defected to the United States. In late 1991,
he visited his family in Romania for the first time in over 8 years, and
came back with seeds of this delicious heirloom pepper. Smooth, 4"
long, by 2" wide, tapered, pointed fruits ripen from pale yellow
to red. Upright plants have good branch strength and yield early and heavily.
TIP: It's most delicious cooked - Romanians fry it in a hot skillet to
experience the sweet, full flavor, especially when red ripe.
will be available in six packs, 4 inch pots, and larger 1 gallon pots.
Maturity 73 days. "The best tomato yet developed," as described
by many experts who named this colossal beauty the 1994 All-America Selections
Winner. Combines old-fashioned, rich flavor with hybrid qualities of huge
size, exceptional yield and full disease resistance. Globe-shaped fruits,
smooth and uniform, weigh 9 oz. to 1 lb. Highly adaptable to all climates.
59 days. A popular variety that continues to bear until frost. Plants
produce heavy crops of 4 to 5 oz. fruits, globe-shaped, smooth and blemish-free.
Rich tomato flavor. Ideal for short-season areas. Indeterminate.
65 days. Unbeatable patio-type bush tomato will surprise you with its
huge, red, "full-size" fruits! With a name like goliath, its
got big shoes to fill...but it's up to the challenge! Developed for patio
gardeners and those with limited garden space, and unsurpassed by any
other bush tomato available on the market. Attractive, compact plants
are just 3 to 3-1/2 ft. tall, yet they yield large, red, 3 to 4 in. fruits
packed with flavorful meat and high sugar content. Bears consistently
up until frost, and needs very little staking. Determinate.
Maturity 80 days. This plant is prolific, it puts on tons of big meaty
full flavored fruits, that make the best sauce. This tomato also has a
good bit of juice to it, which makes it a good salad tomato or just to
and Perennial Flower Plants
- Tangerine Gem
mounds of lacy foliage covered by hundreds of petite, single, 1/2"
edible blossoms. Long-blooming for beds, borders and containers. Ht. 8-10"
- African Yellow and Orange
can be used to add bold color to an existing garden or a new mass planting.
The plants are compact and wind resistant. The mix of pure gold, light
orange, and bright yellow fully double flowers makes an impressive color
display both in the garden and in the vase. Ht. 18-24".