Other Vegetable Index
Italian heirloom with beautiful red and white stripes named for a town near Venice. Retains stripes if baked whole and sliced just before serving. 45 days. Full sun. Plant 3" apart in rows 12'18" apart. Does best with light soils, a ph over 6 and consistent moisture.
Early and high yielding hybrid with great tasting uniform sprouts. 99 days. Full to partial sun. Does best in rich soil with a ph over 6 and consistent moisture. Plant 24-30" apart in rows 24-30" apart. By Sept 1st top the plants to force the plant's energy into the making of the sprouts. Can be harvested past the first snowfall.
Farao is an early deep green cabbage hybrid with a 3 lb head. Red Express is an early red cabbage with compact plants and a 2-4 lb head. 65 days. Full to partial sun. Plant 12-18" apart in rows 18-36" apart. Harvest when heads are full but before splitting. Do best in rich soil with a ph of 6.5-7.5 and consistent moisture.
Snow Crown has a good quality smooth white 2 lb head, and is an All American Selection winner. Graffiti has a deep purple 2 lb head that turns blue/purple when cooked (add vinegar or lemon juice to help retain color). 60 days for Snow Crown; 80 days for Graffiti. Full to partial sun. Both do best in rich soil with a ph of 6.5-7.5 and consistent moisture. Heavy feeders. When heads of Snow Crown first appear, tie leaves over the head with an elastic band or string to keep head from yellowing.
Medium blocky 4-5" fruits good for eating and pickling. Compact vines with small leaves. High resistance to mildews and bacterial wilt. Full sun. Does best with consistent moisture for abundant bitter free crop. Can be grown under row covers. Plant 12" apart in rows 3' apart. Hybrid.
Long Japanese type cuke 10-11". Needs trellising for straight fruits. Some resistance to mildews. Full sun. Does best with consistent moisture for abundant bitter free crop. Can be grown under row covers. Plant 12" apart in rows 6' apart. Hybrid.
High yielding traditional serrano. 3" fruits usually eaten green but make good chipotles if allowed to ripen red. 57 days green, 77 days red. Full sun. Height 18-24". Plant 12-18" apart in rows 24-36" apart. Hybrid.
Early maturing and prolific red habanero. 3-4" lantern shaped wrinkled fruits are good for fresh use and drying. 70 days green, 90 days red. Full sun. Height 24-36". Plant 12-18" apart in rows 24-36" apart.
Dark green leaves with beautiful brightly colored stems of gold, pink, orange, purple and red. Strong bolt resistance. All American Selection winner. 50 days. Full to partial sun. Plant 4-6" apart in rows 18-24" apart. Easy to grow. Hybrid.