Vegetables

Melons growing in the foreground, deeply planted blue corn behind - the many stalks able to hold up one another in the wind.  Plantings widely spaced to get enough water.  We must remember ways to dryland garden.  (Photo of Sam Shingoitewas by Milton Snow, 1944)

No GMOs here! Let some of each of your veggies go to seed. Collect for next year. You never have to buy seed again!

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Plants Of The Southwest

American Flag Leek

$ 2.75

Easy to grow. Harvest little (size of a pencil) or thin out and wait until they're fat in the fall. Very ancient vegetable (Egypt, Mesopotamia) and cherished as a delicate onion: boiled, fried, baked in a tart, or raw.
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Appaloosa Bean
Plants of the Southwest

Appaloosa Bean

$ 2.75

A sibling of the Anasazi bean, this beautiful white bean has maroon & black mottling like the rump of an Appaloosa horse. It has short runners to 3 ft. that do not require staking, but will climb a fence or cornstalk. From Velarde in northern New Mexico. (90-110 days)

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Armenian Cucumber
Plants of the Southwest

Armenian Cucumber

$ 2.75

Uniquely flavored slicing cucumber. Light green, thin fruits grow to 3 ft. long on bushy vines. Pick when young and tender. (70 days)

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Arugula
Plants of the Southwest

Arugula

$ 2.75

A popular salad green - gives a tangy, peppery taste to salads. Easy and fast-growing. Harvest the young leaves. Becomes bitter once it blooms, but let some plants go to seed and it will come up in your garden next year. (55 days)

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Big Max Pumpkin
Plants of the Southwest

Big Max Pumpkin

$ 2.75

Direct seed after danger of frost has passed or start indoors a month earlier. Large, uniform fruits with broad ribs. The thick flesh makes excellent pie. Good for carving. Expect 3-4 fruits per vine, up to 60 lbs. each. (120 days)

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Black Valentine Bean
Plants of the Southwest

Black Valentine Bean

$ 2.75

An old variety from the turn of the century. Slender, hairless green beans on bushy, long-bearing plants. Dark seeds. Tolerant of cold & poor soil. Delicious fresh or canned. (60 days)

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Black-Seeded Simpson Lettuce
Black-Seeded Simpson Lettuce
Black-Seeded Simpson Lettuce
Plants of the Southwest

Black-Seeded Simpson Lettuce

$ 2.75

The earliest lettuce we offer - has light green, juicy leaves with good body. Old favorite. (45 days)

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Bloomsdale Long-Standing Spinach
Plants of the Southwest

Bloomsdale Long-Standing Spinach

$ 2.75

Sow 1/4" deep in early spring, again in midsummer and fall. Thin plants to 3". Heat tolerant allowing it to produce into midsummer. Large, dark green, crinkled leaves. Plant every 10 days to ensure a continuous supply. (45 days)

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Blue Speckled Tepary Bean
Plants of the Southwest

Blue Speckled Tepary Bean

$ 2.75

Heirloom bush bean, from the Sonoran desert to the Colorado plateau. Heat and drought tolerant. Dense small bean, smooth flavor, high in protein and fiber. Sprawling habit, 2-3 feet tall, plant in full sun. 85 -90 days

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Bolita Bean
Plants of the Southwest

Bolita Bean

$ 2.75

The great-granddaddy of the popular pinto bean, this tasty light brown bean is a favorite in northern New Mexico. The plant forms a low bush with short runners that do not need staking. Can be used in burritos, stews, salads, or mashed and refried. (100 days)

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Borage
Plants of the Southwest

Borage

$ 2.75

Hardy annual to 2 feet. The bristly, grey-green leaves impart a cucumber flavor to cool drinks & yogurt dips. Reputed to dispel depressed moods. The cooked young leaves can be eaten like spinach. Blue, star-shaped flowers that fade to pink will continue to bloom in cut flower arrangements. Direct seed in spring in full sun, or start indoors; cover seed lightly, needs light to germinate.

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Bouquet Dill
Plants of the Southwest

Bouquet Dill

$ 2.75

Vigorous, erect, 30-40 inch tall annual used to flavor pickles, vegetables, soups and much more. Dark green, thread-like and strongly aromatic foliage. Sow after danger of frost has passed, in full sun and well-drained soil. Cover seed lightly and keep watered until fully sprouted.

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Brandywine Tomato
Plants of the Southwest

Brandywine Tomato

$ 2.75

The best tasting tomato on the market. Abundant fruits to 4". (80 days from transplants)

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Broccoli Raab: Sorrento
Plants of the Southwest

Broccoli Raab: Sorrento

$ 2.75

Quickest to mature. Large, green florets on a 3 ft. plant. Harvest tender leaves, stems and unopened buds. Fall, winter and early spring crops. (40 days)

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Buffalo Gourd
Buffalo Gourd
Buffalo Gourd
Plants of the Southwest

Buffalo Gourd

$ 2.75

Coarse, trailing perennial vine to 18 ft. or more. Grows from a huge tuberous root, has big grey leaves & 4" striped fruits. Drought tolerant. (100 days)

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Burgundy Amaranth
Burgundy Amaranth
Burgundy Amaranth
Plants of the Southwest

Burgundy Amaranth

$ 2.75

6-8' tall ornamental vegetable and grain amaranth. Long, elegant, burgundy plumes yield large amounts of white seeds. Thrives is full sun. (105 days)

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Calendula, Pot Marigold
Plants of the Southwest

Calendula, Pot Marigold

$ 2.75

Bright and sunny, orange to cream-colored daisies complement any vegetable, flower or herb garden. A companion plant (for tomatoes), a cut flower, a pot herb, which imparts a lovely golden color to soups and stews. An easy annual from seed.

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California Wonder Bell Pepper
Plants of the Southwest

California Wonder Bell Pepper

$ 2.75

Sow indoors 8-10 weeks before planting outside. Transplant after fear of frost. A large, dark green, sweet bell pepper, excellent fresh and for stuffing. Peppers will turn red if left on the plant. (65 days from transplants)

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Cassava (Spanish Melon)
Plants of the Southwest

Cassava (Spanish Melon)

$ 2.75

Dark green outside, sweet green-gold inside. The fruits average 10 lbs. each, with 4 or 5 fruits per vine. Very sweet, even when immature. Excellent keeper, to 4 months, if kept cool and dry. (140 days)

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Chantenay Red Core Carrot
Plants of the Southwest

Chantenay Red Core Carrot

$ 2.75

This carrot produces successfully in tough soils. Its roots are 5-6" long and tapered, with deep orange color and sweet taste. Great for juicing, freezing, and cellaring. (70 days)

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Cherokee Purple Tomato
Cherokee Purple Tomato
Cherokee Purple Tomato
Plants of the Southwest

Cherokee Purple Tomato

$ 2.75

Brownish skin, deep red inside. Medium to large fruit on short vines. Very sweet. (70 days from transplants)

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Chia
Plants of the Southwest

Chia

$ 2.75

Ancient Aztec running food, medicinal and culinary wonder food: high protein, omega-3, antioxidants. 1-2' plants and seeds are edible. Ashes in soil improve germination. Drought tolerant, self seeds, annual. Plant after last frost.

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Chives
Plants of the Southwest

Chives

$ 2.75

Perennial plant which reaches 6-18 inches tall, once mature. Fine grass-like leaves add onion flavor and color to eggs and salad dressings. In spring they bear decorative, rosy pink flowers. Sow in sun, or partial shade in spring. Plant seed 1/2 deep. Needs darkness to germinate.

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Cilantro (Coriander)
Plants of the Southwest

Cilantro (Coriander)

$ 2.75

A very popular annual herb used throughout the Southwest and Mexico. It is also used in Asian cooking (Chinese Parsley). Both the seeds (Coriander) and the leaves (Cilantro) are used. In Mexico many salsas are seasoned with Cilantro. Sow seed thinly, 1/4 inch deep in early spring, and again in midsummer for a fall crop.

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Cinderella Pumpkin
Plants of the Southwest

Cinderella Pumpkin

$ 2.75

French heirloom - sweet flavor, deep orange color. To 15 lbs. Flattened shape makes a perfect soup tureen. 100 days.

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Dark Opal Purple Basil
Dark Opal Purple Basil
Dark Opal Purple Basil
Plants of the Southwest

Dark Opal Purple Basil

$ 2.75

Beautiful dark leaves, pale lilac flowers. Wonderful for flavoring (and coloring) vinegar. Sow seed outdoors when your soil warms. Cover seed well. Likes a warm, moist, sunny environment. Grows fast. Pinch center stems to encourage bushier growth. Annual.

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Delicata Squash
Plants of the Southwest

Delicata Squash

$ 2.75

Sweet, rich flavored winter squash with green and orange oblong fruits averaging 3 lbs. Perfect size for stuffing and baking. Excellent keeper. (110 days)

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Dinosaur Kale
Plants of the Southwest

Dinosaur Kale

$ 2.75

Sweetest dark blue-green bubbly leaves, like dino skin. Plants look like small 3' palm trees. Loaded with vitamins, great in sauce, soup, saute, or raw. Sow in early spring before last frost, and again in late summer for a fall crop. 30 days to young greens, 60 to maturity.
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Dwarf Blue Kale
Dwarf Blue Kale
Dwarf Blue Kale
Plants of the Southwest

Dwarf Blue Kale

$ 2.75

With beautiful finely curled blue-green leaves this hardy kale can tolerate the heat. Yet flavor only sweetens with a frost! Sow 1/4" deep in the spring for a summer harvest and again in late summer for a fall crop. Thin to 10" apart. 55 days.

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Early Scarlet Globe Radish
Plants of the Southwest

Early Scarlet Globe Radish

$ 2.75

Sow thinly 1/2" deep in early spring and again in early fall. Bright red globe with mild, crisp white flesh. A good keeper. (30 days)

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Early Wonder Tall Crop Beet
Plants of the Southwest

Early Wonder Tall Crop Beet

$ 2.75

An early-maturing, tender, sweet, deep red beet, 3" in diameter. The tops make excellent greens and  are used like spinach. A good canning beet. Plant both spring and fall. (50 days)

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Epazote
Plants of the Southwest

Epazote

$ 2.75

An annual or perennial herb, to 3 1/2 feet tall, with strongly aromatic foliage. Traditionally used in Mexican cooking. A distinctive flavor often used to season beans. Widely used in Mexico, but seldom available in the U.S.

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Fennel
Plants of the Southwest

Fennel

$ 2.75

Adds a gentle anise flavor to salads and dressing. Annual or tender perennial. Sow in spring.

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Forest Green Parsley
Plants of the Southwest

Forest Green Parsley

$ 2.75

The curliest of curled parsleys with tall, upright stems. Sow thinly in early to mid-spring. Cover 1/4 - 1/2 inch deep. Slow to germinate.

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Genovese Basil
Plants of the Southwest

Genovese Basil

$ 2.75

Medium-sized green leaves and purple flowers on 18-24 inch plants. This is the most common basil used for pesto, salads, meats, vegetables and sauces. Sow seed outdoors when your soil warms. Cover seed well. Likes a warm, moist, sunny environment. Grows fast. Pinch center stems to encourage bushier growth. Annual.

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German Chamomile
German Chamomile
German Chamomile
Plants of the Southwest

German Chamomile

$ 2.75

Popular annual well known for making a wonderfully relaxing tea. Reaches 12" in height. Direct seed in sunny lace after all dangerof frost. Cover lightly . Needs light to germinate.

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German Winter Thyme
Plants of the Southwest

German Winter Thyme

$ 2.75

Shrubby evergreen perennial to 12 inches, with tiny white to lilac flowers. Superb culinary variety, both fresh and dried. Sow in full sun to part shade. Barely cover seed.

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Glacier Tomato
Plants of the Southwest

Glacier Tomato

$ 2.75

Rugged plum-sized tomato for cooler short season areas. (60 days from transplants)

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Golden Bantam Sweet Corn
Plants of the Southwest

Golden Bantam Sweet Corn

$ 2.75

Dependable sweet corn, introduced in 1902. Produces 7" ears of yellow corn on 5-7 ft. stalks. (85 days)

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Golden Grain Amaranth
Plants of the Southwest

Golden Grain Amaranth

$ 2.75

A tall annual to 6 ft. grown by the Aztecs until the Spanish conquest, still found in the Southwest and Mexico. This grain amaranth has golden to green seed heads and large, green foliage. The grain can be added to most bread recipes for a delightfully crunchy texture or ground into flour. (120 days)

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Hava/Fava Broad Bean
Plants of the Southwest

Hava/Fava Broad Bean

$ 2.75

Also called horse bean, this ancient Old World bean is notable for its fine resistance to cold and ability to germinate in barely-warmed soils. Sow in early spring around pea planting time. A prolific producer of large, tasty beans. Harvest the green-shelled beans or let them mature into dry beans. A great cool-season, nitrogen-fixing green manure. Note: Some people, particularly those of Mediterranean descent, can have an allergic reaction to these beans. (70 days)

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Plants of the Southwest

Hopi Dye Sunflower

$ 2.75

These look just like other garden sunflowers, to 8 ft. tall with 8" blooms, except the seed coats are very dark and can be used to make a variety of dye colors, from blue to red, depending on the mordant used. Plant these annual sunflowers in the spring, fertilize and water regularly. (80 days).
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Plants of the Southwest

Hopi Rattle Gourd

$ 2.75

Make into a rattle. Carve or paint. (85 days).
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Indian Ornamental Corn
Plants of the Southwest

Indian Ornamental Corn

$ 2.75

Bearutiful multicolored kernels on large ears. Great for making corn wreaths and other decorations. 5 foot stalks. Plant apart from other corn varieties. 100 days

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Ishikura Bunching Onion
Plants of the Southwest

Ishikura Bunching Onion

$ 2.75

Mild Japanese-type, fleshy white stalks topped with green. Excellent fresh or cooked. Plant in a trough, "earth up" as it grows. Good for various climates, full sun, medium water, cold hardy.

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Italian Green Sprouting Broccoli
Plants of the Southwest

Italian Green Sprouting Broccoli

$ 2.75

Popular, old-fashioned broccoli. Heavy yields of large central heads, bluish-green, 6" in diameter, richly flavored. (80 days)

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Italian Large Leaf Basil
Plants of the Southwest

Italian Large Leaf Basil

$ 2.75

Broad, oval, crinkly, 3-4" leaves have a spicy flavor, ideal for pesto or seasoning soups, omelettes and salads. The stocky, dense plants grow 12-14 inches tall. Sow seed outdoors when your soil warms. Cover seed well. Likes a warm, moist, sunny environment. Grows fast. Pinch center stems to encourage bushier growth. Annual.

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Plants of the Southwest

Kyoto Red Carrot

$ 2.75

Beautiful RED (not purple) carrot up to 10" long. Tender and sweet. (120 days).
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Lady Finger Carrot
Plants of the Southwest

Lady Finger Carrot

$ 2.75

An early, almost coreless, richly colored, gourmet baby carrot to about 5" long. Plant spring and midsummer. (60 days)

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Large Ornamental Mixed Gourds
Plants of the Southwest

Large Ornamental Mixed Gourds

$ 2.75

Huge, beautiful, big leafed vines for your fences, posts or trellis with foot-long tear shaped, Buddha bellied or figure 8 shaped, pale green gourds that harden and turn beige. Can then be made into bowls, ladles and bird apartments. (100 days)

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Plants of the Southwest

Lemon Balm

$ 2.75

Fresh leaves used for calming tea and in salads.
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Lemon Mint
Plants of the Southwest

Lemon Mint

$ 2.75

2 ft. lemon scented, pink flowers, irresistible to both bees and hummingbirds. Herbal teas.

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Lemon-Scented Basil
Plants of the Southwest

Lemon-Scented Basil

$ 2.75

Strong lemon scent. Excellent for fish and herb vinegars. Sow seed outdoors when your soil warms. Cover seed well. Likes a warm, moist, sunny environment. Grows fast. Pinch center stems to encourage bushier growth. Annual.

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Lemon/Apple Cucumber
Plants of the Southwest

Lemon/Apple Cucumber

$ 2.75

This is a pickling cucumber that is equally at home in a salad. Fruits are rounded (3" in diameter) and yellow with crisp, sweet and tender flesh. A prolific producer. (65 days)

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Lovage
Plants of the Southwest

Lovage

$ 2.75

Large, fast growing perennial, 3-6 feet in height, with celery-like leaves, stalks and flavor. A striking ornamental whose leaves and seeds are used to flavor soups and stews. The spring shoots are a special treat. Purported to lure romance. Full sun to part shade and rich soil. Easy.

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Love-Lies-Bleeding Amaranth
Love-Lies-Bleeding Amaranth
Plants of the Southwest

Love-Lies-Bleeding Amaranth

$ 2.75

3-4' tall highly ornamental vegetable and grain amaranth. Long, draping tassels of brilliant red yield extraordinary amounts of seed. Thrives in full sun. (60-70 days)

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Mammoth Sunflower
Plants of the Southwest

Mammoth Sunflower

$ 2.75

A prolific producer of thin-shelled, striped seeds - very plump and meaty. A delicious high-protein snack. The stalks are 10-12 ft. tall and the seed heads can reach 15" in diameter. Fun for children and birds. (80 days)

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Mary Washington Asparagus
Plants of the Southwest

Mary Washington Asparagus

$ 2.75

Perennial vegetable produces succulent spears. Ready to harvest after two growing seasons. Drought tolerant but water for production. Fern like leaves and red berries make it excellent in an edible landscape.

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Mexico Midget Tomato
Plants of the Southwest

Mexico Midget Tomato

$ 2.75

Heirloom, 1/2" round cherry tomatoes. Dark crimson when mature. Rich flavor. Prolific producer up to first fall frost. 65 days.

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Plants of the Southwest

Mizuna

$ 2.75

Ornamental edible mustard from Japan. Deeply cut bright green leaves used as salad greens. Full of vitamins and minerals. Cut back for 3-4 harvests before replanting. (40 days).
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Monarda citriodora
Plants of the Southwest

Monarda citriodora

$ 2.75

2 ft. lemon scented, pink flowers, irresistible to both bees and hummingbirds. Herbal teas.

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Moon and Stars Watermelon
Plants of the Southwest

Moon and Stars Watermelon

$ 2.75

Sweet red-fleshed heirloom, to 10 lbs. The moon and stars are bright yellow on the dark rind. Spotted foliage. Dry and hot tolerant, disease resistant. (100 days).
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Munstead Lavender
Plants of the Southwest

Munstead Lavender

$ 2.75

Strain of English lavender, compact and bushy. Fragrant violet-blue flowers. Sow in spring in full sun.

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Nasturtiums
Plants of the Southwest

Nasturtiums

$ 2.75

A member of the watercress family, often called Indian Cress. Cultivated worldwide for salad greens. A tender annual. Flowers range from white to yellow to orange. The entire plant, including the flowers, has a delicate, spicy flavor. Sow in well drained, rich soil 1 inch deep. Thin plants to 1 foot apart. Needs extra water.

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Plants Of The Southwest

Navajo Blue Corn

$ 2.75

Large, full ears of dark blue-purple to black corn are borne on vigorous, drought tolerant, disease-resistant plants. Grind into meal for famous southwestern blue corn tortillas. Or pick young and eat fresh. Also a wonderful ornamental. (90 days).
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Oakleaf Lettuce
Plants of the Southwest

Oakleaf Lettuce

$ 2.75

An heirloom vegetable with many ardent followers. Tender, light green leaves with a distinctive oakleaf shape. A wonderful addition to the variety and texture of a salad. Tolerates heat and resists bolting. Forms a loose head. (55 days)

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Orach
Plants of the Southwest

Orach

$ 2.75

An Old World plant that does well in the Southwest. Grows 2-4 ft. tall, with large triangular leaves. Eat the leaves in salads or cook like spinach. Stir-fry the flower buds. Continues to produce, even in hot weather. (30 days to first harvest)

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Oregano
Plants of the Southwest

Oregano

$ 2.75

A bushy perennial that reaches 1-3 feet in height. The fragrant flavor of Italian tomato sauces. Sow in late spring in full sun or partial shade. Plant seed 1/4 - 1/2 inch deep. Needs darkness to germinate.

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Plants Of The Southwest

Ping Tung Eggplant

$ 2.75

Prolific slender dark fruits to 12" long, 1" wide. Heat tolerant with a beautiful, shiny thin skin. Stir-fry, tempura, bake, ratatouille. (75 days).
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Posole Dry Corn
Plants of the Southwest

Posole Dry Corn

$ 2.75

Large, plump ears on vigorous, drought tolerant plants. Traditional variety of dry corn for making posole, the hominy of the Southwest, and one of its finest dishes. (100 days)

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Purple Calabash Tomato
Plants of the Southwest

Purple Calabash Tomato

$ 2.75

Heirloom, burgundy purple, 3" flat, ribbed and ruffled fruit. Sweet and tart with good yields. Sow indoors 5-6 weeks before the last frost, lightly covering the seed. Transplant into the garden after all danger of frost. 85 days from transplants.

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Purple Pod Pole Bean
Plants of the Southwest

Purple Pod Pole Bean

$ 2.75

Hairless, bright purple beans, delicious raw or cooked, similar to Purple Pod string beans, but a vigorous climber. Needs a fence or trellis for support. (65 days)

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Rattlesnake Pole Bean
Plants of the Southwest

Rattlesnake Pole Bean

$ 2.75

Does well in the Southwest. 7" pods are dark green with purple streaks. Pick as a green bean. Requires support of a fence or trellis. (85 days)

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Red Acre Cabbage
Plants of the Southwest

Red Acre Cabbage

$ 2.75

Earliest red strain. Compact plants are good space savers. Dark red, deep globe shaped heads average 3 lbs. Heads hold well for a long period without bursting. (75 days from transplants to harvest)

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Romaine Lettuce
Plants of the Southwest

Romaine Lettuce

$ 2.75

This sweet lettuce is great for Caesar salad. The plant is cylindrical, erect and 10" tall. The leaves are sweet, crisp and tasty with juicy midribs. (70 days)

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Rosemary
Rosemary
Rosemary
Plants of the Southwest

Rosemary

$ 2.75

A tender, evergreen shrub averaging 3 feet in height. From the rocky hillsides of the Mediterranean where its narrow, richly aromatic leaves perfume the air. It is drought tolerant, requiring full sun and good drainage. Useful as a low hedge, as an accent in a border, in silver-grey gardens and as a seasoning, fresh or dried.

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Plants of the Southwest

Royal Burgandy Bush Bean

$ 2.75

The bright purple slender beans. Use raw to add color to salads. When cooked, they turn green. Abundant producer. Delicious taste. Regular picking encourages better yields. (60 days).
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Ruby Chard
Plants of the Southwest

Ruby Chard

$ 2.75

Dark green leaves with deep crimson stalks and veins. Provides much-relished greens in early spring before other greens begin to produce. Use leaves in salads or steamed; also a great addition to soups. (50 days)

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Russian Red Kale
Plants of the Southwest

Russian Red Kale

$ 2.75

Edible ornamental with centers of deep red, fringed with curly green. Use to add color to your salad, soups and stir-fry. Light frost improves flavor. Harvest the leaves all winter. Sow early Spring and thin to 1 ft apart. Plant in August for fall crop. 55 days.

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Plants of the Southwest

Sage

$ 2.75

For dressings, sausage and teas. Beautiful gray leaves and blue flowers.
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Santo Domingo Tobacco
Plants of the Southwest

Santo Domingo Tobacco

$ 2.75

A cultivated annual grown in irrigated gardens by various Puebloans. Used in rain ceremonies. Full sun. Medium water.

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Shungiku, Edible Chrysanthemum
Plants of the Southwest

Shungiku, Edible Chrysanthemum

$ 2.75

Cut greens when about 4 - 8 inches tall for addition to salads, vegetabels, and sushi. Small orange and yellow chrysanthemums appear later on unharvested plants. 40 days.

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Slenderette
Plants of the Southwest

Slenderette

$ 2.75

A slender, stringless, hairless green bush bean. Great picked young as a miniature vegetable, but still tender if left to grow long. Extremely prolific. For getting the most out of a small space, this one is the best.  (55 days)

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Plants of the Southwest

Small Ornamental Mixed Gourds

$ 2.75

6" long or fat, straight or crooked, smooth or knobby - bright orange, striped orange, striped green. Very productive, can sprawl in a bush or jazz up a fence. (100 days).
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Snowball Cauliflower
Plants of the Southwest

Snowball Cauliflower

$ 2.75

This easy to harvest cauliflower has tight, well-defined heads set high above the ground. Extremely productive. (75 days from transplants to harvest)

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Plants of the Southwest

Sonoran Tepary Bean

$ 2.75

Native to the Sonoran Desert, these drought tolerant tepary beans were domesticated by the O'odham people of southern Arizona and northwestern Mexico. They are small and delicious, with more than 30% crude protein. Under desert conditions they can mature in 70 days; farther north or with cooler temperatures, they require more time. (110 days).
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Spaghetti Squash
Plants of the Southwest

Spaghetti Squash

$ 2.75

Light yellow winter squash, mild flavor, healthy alternative to pasta. Trailing habit. Likes rich soil, water and mulch.

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Strawberry Popcorn
Plants of the Southwest

Strawberry Popcorn

$ 2.75

Tiny dark red ears, 2-3" long and rounded, grow on short stalks. Leave on the cob for ornamental use or make popcorn. Fun for children. (100 days)

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Sugarbaby Watermelon
Plants of the Southwest

Sugarbaby Watermelon

$ 2.75

Short and sweet! Round fruits (about 8"), 8-10 lbs. As refreshingly sweet as large watermelons. The ripe fruits are dark except for a light patch where they touch the ground. An early producer with a strong rind. (80 days)

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Plants of the Southwest

Tatsoi Mustard Greens

$ 2.75

Mild flavored greens and stems add joy to salads and stir-fry. Dark round leaves, high in vitamins, are easy to grow. Sow in spring after frost through autumn for tasty quick grower. (21 days for baby greens, 45 days for full rosettes).
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Tokyo Market Turnip
Plants of the Southwest

Tokyo Market Turnip

$ 2.75

Tokyo Market Turnip is a popular fine-flavored little withe Japanese turnip. Typically eaten young, either cooked or fresh sliced in soups, salads, stir-fry, or roasting. Likes cool weather: plant in spring and again later for fall harvest. 40 - 50 days.

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Tomatillo
Plants of the Southwest

Tomatillo

$ 2.75

This interesting vegetable, called tomate verde in Mexico, is the essential ingredient of salsa verde. It bears green, berry-like fruits enclosed in a husk, which is removed when papery. Easy and prolific. Likes full sun. Tomatillos have a taste between a lemon and a tomato that is dynamite in stews. Direct sow after all danger of frost, lightly covering seed. (70 days)

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Touchon Carrot
Plants of the Southwest

Touchon Carrot

$ 2.75

Sweet, tapered, deep orange roots, 6-8" long. Produces well in cool and warm areas of the Southwest. (65 days)

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Wakefield Early Cabbage
Plants of the Southwest

Wakefield Early Cabbage

$ 2.75

Small, solid, pointed heads with an outstanding mild flavor. Resists splitting. (65 days from transplants to harvest)

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Wando Pea
Plants of the Southwest

Wando Pea

$ 2.75

A favorite pea since 1943. Tolerant of heat. Bears 3" pods packed with large, delicious peas. The pods are easier to pick if you give the 2-1/2 ft. plants string or wire to climb. Pick young or they become fibrous. (60 days)

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Winter Keeper Beet
Plants of the Southwest

Winter Keeper Beet

$ 2.75

For your fall crop, this beet produces large roots that remain sweet and tender no matter how big they get. They keep for months when properly stored in a box of moist sand. Excellent tops. (80 days)

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Yellow Pear Tomato
Plants of the Southwest

Yellow Pear Tomato

$ 2.75

Heirloom favorite for preserves. Yellow fruits are 1" across. Very prolific and delicious. Sprawling plant. (78 days from transplants)

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Zuni Gold Bean
Plants of the Southwest

Zuni Gold Bean

$ 2.75

Gold and white mottled bush, dry bean. Early and productive. Nutty flavor. (85 days)

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