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    Southwestern or Western U.S. indigenous bean. Stories say the seeds were found sealed inside a clay pot in a cave in...
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    Also known as Table Queen Squash. Excellent keeper and tolerates handling well. Acorn-shaped, green, deeply ribbed...
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    Grow huge 2 pounders with this English heirloom onion. Grows almost anywhere, even in cool short season areas. Globe...
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    A delicious heirloom saved for generations in Alabama. Technically a lima, but commonly called a butterbean in the...
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    Also known as Golden Neckless. The finest of all golden purple-top rutabagas, being the hardiest, heaviest, best...
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    Old-time heirloom, mild and sweet, famous as a good yielder wherever it's grown. Oval fruits on compact vines are...
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    "Real tomato taste" in a turn-of-the-century Amish heirloom. The best for sauces and canning. Bright red fruits are...
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    A versatile and delicious heirloom that can be grown in either the spring or fall, depending on your location. Bright...
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    Looks and tastes like a banana. Grows 18 to 24 inches long and 4 inches in diameter. Flesh is deep salmon-red. Once...
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    87 Days Edamame beans are nutritious and delicious fresh or mature. An early variety that produces good yields of...
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    80 Days Produces many large fruits per plant - each one rich, deep purplish-black, and enormous. Tender and tasty...
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    Our most popular round melon. Most widely planted variety in the South. Tough rind for easy shipping. Melons are...
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    85 Days Makes the best black bean soup this side of Jamaica. Delicious ingredient for black beans and rice topped...
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    Our most popular. The heaviest yielder and very tolerant of hot weather. Very popular early variety with brittle,...
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    Interesting heirloom dating back to the mid 1600s. Large 6 to 7 foot vines with masses of vivid scarlet blooms are...
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    100 Days An extremely rare, old heirloom variety dating back to 1845. Features blood-red kernels, streaked with...
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    Bears for a longer period than any other variety. Holds its quality, slow to go to seed. Leaves are thick-textured,...
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    110 Days The real Indian Corn from the American Hopi Indians. Very old Indian eating corn with a distinctively...
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    Also called New England Hubbard. Our largest Hubbard--up to 20 lbs. each. Blue-gray fruits store well. Sweet, bright,...
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    58 Days Also called Green Prolific. An enormously productive heirloom variety that will continue to bear throughout...
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    42 Days The best for long shelf life. Extra early, heavy yielding, almost everbearing. One of the best for canning...
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    80 Days Prolific yielder, with an old-fashioned flavor you'll remember fondly from childhood. A multi-use old-timer...
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    90-100 Days Heirloom Amish variety, dating back to 1885, generally considered to be the world's best-flavored...
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    An heirloom dating back to the 1800's. Crisp, 3 to 4-lobed, glossy bells ripen from green to red, have an excellent...
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    120 Days This heirloom variety is the largest we've ever seen, weighing in at 25 to 50 lbs. each! Enormous fruits...
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    Best flavor of all winter squash. Thick, orange flesh cooks dry, tastes like sweet potatoes. Less fiber, deep green...
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    America's most popular. Grows as big as a silver dollar without any pithiness. Withstands early planting and thrives...
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    A reliable producer of unusual, medium pink-purple fruits that appear brown in color, and average 8 to 12 oz.,...
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    Our most heavily warted variety stands up better to extreme handling. Slightly larger and more heavily warted than...
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    A huge heirloom bell-type that is unequaled for size. Fruits measure up to 6 inches long across by 4-1/2 inches wide....
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    85-90 Days Enjoy this wonderful melon - a 1950's family heirloom from Iowa thought to be extinct! A cross between...
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    A true heirloom dating back to the early 1900's from Clay County, Alabama. One of the best tasting yellow-flesh...
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    Can be harvested continuously for weeks. Prolific producer of dark green, slightly grooved, pointed pods that are...
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    100 Days Equal in nutrition to grain and produced at half the cost! Relished by livestock, particularly milk cows....
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    Also called Big Tom. Best variety for canning and stock feeding. Yields many big, yellow-orange fruits weighing about...
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    90 Days (su) The old shoe peg variety with kernels irregularly spaced--not in rows. Slender 7 in. ears of...
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    55-60 Days A robust variety, no longer commercially available, which produces prolific amounts of 10 inch, curved...
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    55 Days This cylindrical dark red beet grows up to 6 inches long and 2 inches in diameter - a great shape for...
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    110 Days Best main-crop cabbage for kraut. Tightly packed leaves make extra-solid, heavy, round heads that average...
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    An heirloom named after the color of a cowboy's horse. Attractive beans have distinctive, mottled grey and white...
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    This is a great-eating old variety and we're pleased to add it to this catalog. The flesh is deep orange, thick,...
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    55 Days A very early, compact type that is particularly hardy. Grows only 12 in. tall with leaves finely curled and...
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    52 Days Introduced in the United States in the 1850s and still an excellent variety for very small pickles. Fruits...
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    68 Days Stands longer in the field without bursting than any other variety. Highly recommended for late June...
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    65 Days A popular half-long carrot averaging 6 inches in length by 1-1/2 inches in diameter. Smooth roots are rich...
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    62 Days Unusual pointed heads with outstanding, mild flavor. Matures early, will stand well without splitting....
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    Small tops, attractive roots make it our best bunching variety. A market gardener's strain bred for upland and sandy...
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    55 Days Its white flesh resembles an aristocratic cabbage. Light green, very smooth skin. Flesh is creamy white,...
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    Combines extreme earliness with exceptional productivity. Consistently one of our best sellers. Peas stay in perfect...
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    64 Days An excellent shelling bean, renowned for its taste and shelling ease. A very hardy bush bean, 18" tall,...
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    70 Days A 'must have' in the herb garden. One of the most full-flavored basils, with a rich aroma to match. Favored...
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    The very best tasting watermelon ever! Light green fruits on moderately productive vines, have darker "rattlesnake"...
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    Uniquely shaped pink type resembles a heart. Rosy-pink, smooth fruits weigh 12 oz. to 2 lbs. Flesh is firm, with few...
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    90-140 Days Popular commercial variety and one of the best yielders ever. The finest for home use and an excellent...
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    75 Days (su) An old reliable yellow sweet corn that's been a favorite for more than 50 years. Ears are very...
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    85 Days An outstanding yellow-type, standard for market and shipping. Much earlier than Giant Pascal. Plants grow...
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    85 Days Very popular baking variety. Larger and longer than the Improved White Navy Bean. Grows well in most...
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    One of our most popular varieties. Long, 4-1/2 inch pods with 9 to 12 peas in each. Easy to pick because the pods...
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    40 to 45 Days A true heirloom butterhead lettuce from the Southern Dutch Isles. Gustav, a local, developed his own...
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    Combines drought tolerance with exceptional flavor. Flesh is sweet, salmon- orange and distinctive. Fine texture and...
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    Produces honey-sweet 3 pound cantaloupes in waves. Melons are almost round, measure about 5"x6" and have deep orange,...
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    A must-have for every garden. Grow along side your Beets, Arugula and Spinach for an even larger mixture of greens....
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    60 days Also known as the 'Original Dwarf' or 'Bush Butterbean'. The most popular "baby" lima. An early, reliable,...
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    An ancient heirloom from the hills of West Virginia. Huge, mild-flavored beefsteak-type fruits weigh up to 2 pounds....
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    105 Days Best-flavored variety--Nutty and sugary sweet. Slender, smooth, medium-long roots grow up to 12" with a...
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    Pale green flesh is honey-sweet, with a refreshing flavor. Fruits are broad and oval, 7-1/2 inches long by 5 inches...
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    85 Days (su) The finest, early mid-season corn ever brought to the table! Ears, up to 9 in. long, are closely set...
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    Heirloom originally introduced in 1914 as Black Creaseback. Bright green, 5 to 6 inch pods are stringless with a fine...
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    60 Days The leading main-crop beet for both home and market gardens. Beets are globe-shaped with deep red color...
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    Tough, protective rind makes this mammoth melon exceptional for roadside markets or the home garden. Iroquois...
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    60 Days Popular speckled-seeded variety. The earliest of the bush limas, growing about 2 ft. tall. It is a heavy...
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    85 Days Favored by New England cooks for baked beans recipes because the beans soak up flavors superbly while...
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    This old heirloom has one of the most aromatic, exquisite flavors we have ever tasted. Very early, medium-sized...
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    64 Days Our most popular pole variety. Noted for the distinctive tasty flavor of both fresh pods and dried light...
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    88 Days The leading large-seeded pole lima bean. The old standard favorite. Vigorous, reliable grower and heavy...
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    One of the oldest varieties, still unsurpassed for sweetness. Fruits are 24 inches long and oblong, with glossy, dark...
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    60-70 Days This heirloom has a long history traced back to Tuscany in the 18th century. A rather primitive open...
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    The leading, early, large-podded variety. Superb flavor. The 18 inch plant is extremely vigorous, producing large...
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    75-80 days The original heirloom pole bean from the 1800's! One of the first to be completely stringless - there...
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    120 Days Long neck makes perfect handle for dippers. Grows up to 48 in.  
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    100 Days Smaller plants produce numerous globe-shaped, medium-green sprouts. Very hardy, prolific. Unusually fine...
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    72 Days "The largest of all and one of the best," as advertised in 1934. Extremely long, 12 to 15" in length,...
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    100-120 Days Much sturdier than commercial sponges. Use in kitchen, bath or outdoors. Fibrous internal structure...
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    Dill for pickling. Use its leaves and seeds to flavor pickles. Also adds flavors to soups and sauces. Will grow to...
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    A very high yielding Chinese snow pea with large pods and distinctive sweet flavor. Grows 4 to 4-1/2 ft. tall with...
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    95 Days An ideal pickling cabbage, the largest and surest heading variety we know. Exceptionally large, purplish...
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    A flavor similar to oysters, but flesh is creamy white. Excellent when peeled, sliced and boiled. Roots grow 8 inches...
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    67 Days The best combination of attractiveness and disease resistance. Fruits are crisp, long and straight, up to 9...
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    Most tender of all asparagus varieties. Used by most commercial growers and extensively used by backyard gardeners....
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    Pods, up to 6 in. long, yield beans with a nice, creamy texture that is great for soups. Originating in Kenya, Mbombo...
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    60-75 Days Extra early heirloom bred by the University of Minnesota in 1948. Round, 4 to 5 inch fruits have thick,...
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    Dark green exterior, speckled with distinctive yellow spots, protects sweet, dark pink flesh. Slightly oval in shape....
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    Dark green exterior, speckled with distinctive yellow spots, protects sweet, yellow flesh. Slightly oval in shape....
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    70 Days This has been a favorite for years due to great flavor and slow bolting. The loose heads are very heavy,...
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    Said to have prevented bankruptcy. In the '30s, a guy nicknamed Radiator Charlie was in tough financial shape. He...
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    The cut-and-come-again type thrives in hot weather. The more you cut, the more it grows. Tender, dark green leaves....
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