2021 A Taste of the New

New additions to the catalog for the 2021 growing season include unique tomato varieties from Eastern Europe and east of the Urals. There are new hot peppers from South America and from Asia, rare cucumbers and melons, as well as a number of heirloom bean varieties from Italy. We have expanded our selection of chile and beans and corn native to the Southwestern United States. You will certainly find something new and absolutely stunning to grow this season.



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Joseph's Yellow Pear

Joseph's Yellow Pear

Customers often ask for Yellow Pear, a variety that reminds them of their childhoods. Actually, though, the flavor of yellow pear tomatoes is rarely...
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Maxibel French Filet Bean

Maxibel French Filet Bean

Maxibel is the best of the French Filet beans I have grown, with steady production for months on sturdy, disease resistant bush plants. Filet beans...
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Borlotti di Valdero

Borlotti di Valdero

Buttery texture and delicate flavor make these beans the foundation of Italian minestrone. The slender pods are streaked with reddish purple and each...
$4.75

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Haricot Tarbais Bean

Haricot Tarbais Bean

True Tarbais beans are grown exclusively in the Tarbais region, but this is the same bean.The large, flattened, white beans are similar to cannelli...
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Mason Marvel

Mason Marvel

Dr. Mason Marvel spent a lifetime refining this tomato, beginning when he was at West Virginia University in the 1950's. He also developed the famous...
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Aji Escabeche

Aji Escabeche

I believe this pepper should be more orange, but the seed I have produces a beautiful 3" red pepper. As it dries, it wrinkles along the length as you...
$5.00

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Aji Mango pepper

Aji Mango pepper

Scores of bright orange bonnet-shaped peppers adorn these big, 3 foot plants. I got a late start, but these peppers still matured before the first...
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Amy's Apricot

Amy's Apricot

Amy's Apricot is a a family heirloom whose remarkably vigorous plants (more like bushes) set hundreds of sweet orange cherry tomatoes from top to...
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Berg

Berg

A family heirloom, Berg's potato leaved plants set 8 oz. pink beefsteaks with outstanding flavor. The tomatoes are uniform, slightly ribbed, with...
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Bhutanese

Bhutanese

This rare pepper comes from the roof of the world - the Himalaya. It is similar in shape and size to a Serrano, but significantly hotter and perhaps...
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