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Aji Delight Aji Habanero Ali Baba
Aji Delight
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Aji Habanero
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Ali Baba
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(Capscium Baccatum)  Aji Delight is an extremely rare baccatum cultivar.  Sweet flavor and no heat.  Bountiful crops producing 3-4" red peppers.  An excellent container pepper!  70 days. (Capscium baccatum)  This rare Aji delivers the delicious flavor of a habanero but without the high heat.  This South American pepper gives a mild smoky flavor and comes in at about 8000-10,000 Scoville units.  90 days. Heirloom watermelon from Iraq.  Large 15-25 pound fruits are oblong with an excellent sweet flavor. The hard, light green rind makes it a good candidate for shipping, storing and farmers' markets.
Ancient Antigua Arikara
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From the desert Southwest, where seeds were found inside an old clay pot. Not just a novelty, this watermelon has great texture and excellent flavor & sweetness.  Fruits average 20-25 pounds. Unique red colored seeds. A stunningly beautiful eggplant.  White with violet striping, these 6-8" tear drop shaped fruits have tender white flesh and are mild flavored.  Thrives in a wide variety of growing conditions. Originally grown by the Arikara Indians. Seed collected by Melvin Gilmore. Very sturdy and tall plants grow 10-12' tall. A mixture of single and multi-headed plants. The seeds were traditionally parched in a clay pot and then pounded to make sunflower meal. The meal was then formed into sunflower seed balls that warriors would carry with them, wrapped in buffalo heart skin, and eat as an energy food when they felt weak or tired. A great historic variety for your garden.
Artisan 'Marzano Fire' Artisan Orange Jazz Beefsteak Artisan Sunrise Bumble Bee
Artisan 'Marzano Fire'
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Red San Marzano-type tomato with yellow stripes.  The dry, meaty flesh and few seeds make this tomato excellent for sauces.  Vines are vigorous and productive.  Great for gardeners who want an incomparable sauce tomato. Orange beefsteak with yellow stripes.  Very unique looking tomato.  Sweet flavor has hints of peaches.  This is a great tomato for specialty farmers.  This variety has been selected under disease pressure for the past 5 years, and it forms very vigorous vines that are relatively resistant to fungal pathogens. This newly bred cherry tomato line is sure to create excitement with their extraordinary beauty and superb flavor. Fruits are striped with orange and red.  Chefs find the 1 1/2" round fruits extremely versatile in the kitchen.  Market growers love the new colors for mixed pints of cherry tomatoes.  Resists cracking.  Well suited for outdoor growing or greenhouse culture.  Great for fresh tomato, basil, mozzarella and balsamic vinegar salads.
Australian Brown Blue Lake Bush 274 Caraway
Australian Brown
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Blue Lake Bush 274
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First introduced by W. Atlee Burpee in 1897.  The firm, medium-large size globes are pungent, yet very flavorful.  It's thick, brown paper coating makes this an excellent storage onion.  Intermediate day. (Phaseolus vulgaris)  Developed from Blue Lake Pole.  Dark green pods, fine texture, great flavor, excellent quality and heavy yields.  Widely adapted and good disease resistance.  Great for fresh eating, market, freezing and canning.  Introduced in 1961.  Dark green 5-6" pods.  60 days. (Carum carvi) A versatile culinary herb that is commonly used in breads - particularly rye bread, and also occasionally to flavor cheeses such as havarti. Can also be cooked as a root vegetable much like parsnip or carrot.
Carbon Champion of England Cherokee Trail of Tears
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Champion of England
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Cherokee Trail of Tears
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Winner of the "Best Tasting Tomato Award" at the Heirloom Garden Show in 2005 and continues to rate very high in taste tests.  One of the darkest of all tomatoes.  Heavy yields of 10-12 ounce fruits. Said to have originally been selected out of Knight Dwarf White Marrow around 1840.  Another reference says the stock was originally sold for a pot of beer on a Sunday morning!  Either way, this is a great old heirloom introduced in 1846 by Fairbeard.  Sturdy plants need support and can grow 5-8' tall in ideal conditions.  Although rather tall, this variety is great for small gardens where space is limited because of the vertical growing potential.  Large pods contain 8-10 very sweet peas. (Phaseolus vulgaris)  Named for the infamous winter death march from the Smoky Mountains to Oklahoma (1838-1839), which left a trail of more than 4,000 graves.  The original source for our seed was the late Dr. John Wyche from Hugo, Oklahoma.  A good dual purpose pole bean for green 6 snap beans (70 days) or shiny black dry beans (90 days).
Common Milkweed Corbaci Double Red
Common Milkweed
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Double Red
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(Asclepias syriaca) A native to North America, Common Milkweed is a perennial, blooms from May to August. Blooms vary from rose to purple. An excellent source for monarch larva. Grows 2-5' tall.

Did you know that late in World War II, the common milkweed was often the only thing that kept a downed aviator or soaking-wet sailor from slipping beneath the waves? The plant’s floss was used as the all-important filler for flotation devices.

The northwest part of the Lower Peninsula (Michigan), particularly the area around Petoskey, became the country’s picking and processing center for milkweed floss. By the time the war ended, an army of citizens—including schoolchildren—led by a visionary doctor had helped keep America’s servicemen safe from harm.

(Capscium annuum)  A unique and wonderful sweet pepper that turns from light green, to yellow, to orange and finally to bright red.  It can be harvested and used at any stage. Slender fruits are 10-12" long.  This rare heirloom is from Turkey and has a very rich, sweet flavor.  A perfect choice for fresh eating,  pickling or frying.  Very productive plants need staking or a small cage to keep them from falling over due to the weight of the fruits.  A great choice for markets.  You can start eating green fruits in as little as 55 days and ripe fruits around 75 days from transplant. Brilliantly colored kernels in shades of red and purple.  High yields from stocky short plants.  Beautiful red stalks with red husks.  Shows some color variation in stalk and husk color.  A delicious early sweet corn that is excellent for eating fresh from the cob, but also good for drying and grinding to make traditional corn flour (dating back to its Hopi ancestry). Bred by Alan Kapuler PhD.
Evan's Purple Pear Extra Early Pedigree Garnet
Evan's Purple Pear
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Extra Early Pedigree
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One of the best for fresh eating.  Fruits are plum to pear shaped, with an occasional round one. The 2 ounce fruits hang in clusters.  Flavor is exceptional.  Great for sauces, pastes and canning, as well as for fresh use. Potato-leafed plants are vigorous and productive.  Selected out of Pruden's Purple by Brad Gates. (aka Improved Extra Early)  This variety was selected out of the variety Extra Early in 1893 by Kenney.  Then it was stabilized and introduced around 1900 and distributed by several seedsmens.  It was considered "the best strain of Extra Early ever offered."  Very uniform, dwarf plants grow 24" tall and require minimal support. Characterized by strong robust growth combined with a general resistance to fungal diseases the fruit are a distinctive red/orange color. The tasty cherry fruit are formed on long elegant trusses and have a dark green shoulder which ripens uniformly, even in sunny conditions, to provide a crop of up to 150 fruit per plant.
Gill's Golden Pippin Golden Sunshine Heirloom Vegetables - Inchelium
Gill's Golden Pippin
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Golden Sunshine
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(Cucurbita pepo)  A very sweet acorn squash!  Perfect for a single serving dinner.  Bright yellow-orange colored fruit vines produce approximate 7-10 fruit per plant.  100 days. (Phaseolus coccineus)  An excellent choice for edible landscaping, masses of scarlet flowers on glowing yellow-green foliage.  Masses of 6-8" flat green pods, good for fresh eating, canning and freezing.  Plants will climb 5-6' tall.  Very unique. 80-85 days. Large bulbed vigorous strain, a top rated softneck. Four to five clove layers with 8 to 20 cloves. Bulbs over 3 inches possible. It seems to have denser, heavier bulbs than other varieties. Mild but lingering flavor. 6-8 bulbs per pound.

Ships end of September/beginning of October.
Iran Kakai Lazy Housewife
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Lazy Housewife
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(Cucurbita maxima) A rare Iranian squash collected in 1940. Excellent long-term food storage. Up to 50 pound fruit, semi-sweet flavor (add lots of butter). Drought tolerant. Very unique in color. A superb and unique pumpkin for market sale! 115 days.

(Cucurbita pepo) Kakai grows 5-9 pounds and is grown for its absolute hull-less seed (simply roast the seeds in oven), animal feed and decorations. Flesh is edible but tasteless. Prolific grower with a bush habit. Excellent long-term storage, keeping well into March! 100 days.

Growing Instructions: Sow 6-8 seeds outdoors 1" deep in 12" diameter hills spaced 6' apart, each way when soil is warm. Pinch off all but 3-4 of the strongest seedlings. Can also be grown in rows 5-6' apart with plants spaced 12" apart. s
These pods are green, entirely stringless, of extra fine flavor, exceedingly rich and buttery when cooked.
Little Fingers Missouri Heirloom Monarch Butterfly Kit
Little Fingers
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Missouri Heirloom
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Monarch Butterfly Kit
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Slender and petite. Dark purple skin is thin and tender. Flesh has a silky texture with few seeds and mildly sweet flavor needing very little cooking time. Harvest when young - 3-6" long and glossy. Heirloom from the "Show Me" state.  Abundant yields of long pale green fruits that weigh 15-20 pounds.  Bright golden yellow flesh, very sweet flavor.  Tolerates drought well. This special kit includes our heirloom varieites of Phlox, Butterfly
Weed, and Columbine flowers, along with two varieties of milkweed: Rose
Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata) and Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca).