Friday, September 12, 2008

Seeds I Have On Hand For Planting



Apparently near extinction. Saved by one man in MN since 1991. If you take these please grow out and spread seed around. Medium green tender pods if picked young.


From Iran, no other description at this time


Miner's Lettuce, Claytonia


Beam's Yellow Pear 71 Days Ind.
Bright yellow 1 and 1/2 inch pear shaped fruits. These produce huge, bushy plants that yield very large quantities of 1 oz., 1 1/2-inch, bright yellow, pear-shaped cherry tomatoes that will give you fruit until frost. The tomatoes of this yellow pear tomato variety are zesty sweet and delicious. A beautiful salad or snackin' tomato. If you are growing several colors of cherry tomatoes include this one. A great tomato choice for a patio or planter garden. A good producer even in cooler coastal regions.

Black Cherry 65 Days Ind.
One of the only having black skin. Color is a deep red, with blackish hues, Flavor is oustanding and this one rose to cult status right up there in popularity with Brandywine.

Black Mountain Pink 80 Days Ind.
An old and very rare Kentucky heirloom saved by Austin Isaccs. Huge pink fruits can grow over 3 lbs! Very dense flesh is a beautiful deep rose with garnet streaks. Flavor is outstanding. Seeds come from an abandoned homestead in the Black Mountain area of Harlan County,Kentucky around 1933.

Black Pear 80 Days Ind.
Mahogany fruits shaped like miniature pears. Potatoleafed Plants with exceptional taste. Dark brown tomatoes are shaped like miniature pears and flavored with an excellent, rich taste. Potato-leaved plants produce an abundance of these beautiful, 4 to 6 ounce fruit

Bloody Butcher 55 Days Ind.
Delicious, 2" diameter, red fruits grow on fast growing potato leafed vines. Sensational general use fruits have a rich heirloom flavor and a deep red color, inside and out. If it's hard for you to wait for ordinary tomatoes to ripen, try these. In less than 8 weeks, they're ready to enjoy... and enjoy you will. Plants will yield five to nine 2" fruits per cluster. Plants require staking, and will produce until frost. Indeterminate. Six hours or more of direct sun per day.

Box Car Willie 80 Days Ind.
Prolific yields of smooth, reddish-orange fruits averaging a large 10 to 16 oz.! With an old-fashioned flavor you'll remember from childhood, these high-yielding, multi-use tomatoes will last throughout the season and are ideal for canning, freezing, or for home-cooked meals. Crack-free and disease resistant

Cherokee Purple 85 Days Ind.
Large dark purple tomato from Tennessee is rumored to have come from Cherokee Nation. Oustanding flavor . One of the best Black Tomatoes.

Jaune Coeur De Pigeon 75 Days Ind.
Yellow plum shaped tomatoes. I inch brilliant yellow with a wonderful flavor

Paul Robeson 75 Days Ind
Russian Heirloom. One of the most highly regarded black tomatoes, Medium sized mohogany fruits with that classic salty, smoky taste. Original seed sent to SESE by Marina Danilenko, a Moscow seedswoman. The tomato was named after Paul Robeson, operatic vocal artist who was an advocate of equal rights for Blacks. His artistry was appreciated world-wide, especially in the Soviet Union.

Peron Sprayless 70 Days Ind.
Introduced in 1951 by Gleckler's from Argentina. Large, disease resistant, and they produce an abundance of 3-4-inch, uniform, smooth, red, round, fruits are above average in vitamin C and have a good balance of sweet to acid flavor. Good Container plant.

Porter 65 Ind.
Pink Cherry tomato. These large plants produce an abundance of tomatoes! The fruits are deep red in color, weigh about 4 ounces each, and are sunburn and crack resistant. An excellent canning tomato that does well in hot weather!

Prudens Purple 72 Ind.
Large potato leafed plant produces huge abundance of exquisite tasting 1 pound fruits. Rivals Brandywine in taste. Produces even in heat and with cool nights.

Salt Spring Sunrise 70 Days Ind.

Snow White 65 Days Ind.
1 inch white or pale yellow tomatoes are like candy on the vine. Prolific. Very pretty cherry tomato that matures to a cream color. Plants are highly productive and the fruits are sweet. The ivory-cream color persists throughout the fruit when cut.

Sugar Gem 71 Days Ind.
A huge sprawling plant producing heavily laden clusters of golf ball sized red fruit. Sweet! "Candy-on-the-vine"

Weeping Charley
An excellent-tasting, almost paste tomato, this variety produces big, fat Roma-shaped tomatoes, but these are sweeter and juicier than standard paste varieties, with good strong, real tomato flavor and heavy production

Yubileyny Tarasenko Ind.
Pointed egg-shaped, trusses with 15-27 fruits, very productive, Ukrainian, bred by famous amateur gardener Tarasenko

Zogola 85 Days Ind.
Luscious deep red beefsteaks. Out produces all others. Taste equal to its huge fruit. Rich and tangy, noble and strong. Tons of meaty tomatoes on disease resistant plants from Poland.

Squash, Melons, Cucumbers

Tuscan Canteloupe

Tuscan Melon is a small, round, very sweet melon. A perfect serving size for 2 people, these melons can be enjoyed freshly sliced for a wonderfully sweet summer snack. Tuscan Melon tastes very sweet with a high brix level and a rich honey finish, usually tasting sweeter than regular cantaloupe. Tuscan Melon has an orange flesh and a luscious flowery aroma which makes them a lovely addition to summer cooking. This melon variety is easily recognizable by its tan skin (like a cantaloupe) with dark green striations encircling the melon unlike any other type of melon. The flesh is indented slightly where there is dark green striping.
Store in refrigerator after picking.


Seeds I want:

Cabbage, Red and Green both
Cherry Tomatoes, more, more, more!
Gherkin Cucumber
San Marzano Tomato
Sunflowers, several kinds
Beans, Beans and more beans to plant for dry beans

1 comment:

Barbee' said...

Susan, if you had photos in this post they are gone. I had one post that lost 10 photos, and I had to go back and figure which ones were missing, then upload them again. I guess it just happens sometimes. I would not have known it if our granddaughter had not sent me an email to tell me.