Pedido en Seedsaver 2013

 Arugula, Apollo PKT 

Asian Green, Mizuna OG PKT 

Asian Green, Prize Choy OG PKT 

Asian Green, Tat Soi OG PKT 

Brussels Sprouts, Long Island PKT 

Cucumber, Edmonson OG PKT 

Eggplant, Goyo Kumba 

Eggplant, Striped Togo PKT 

Gourd, Chinese Miniature OG PKT 

Kale, Red Russian OG PKT 

Lettuce, Amish Deer Tongue 1/8oz 

Lettuce, Baby Oakleaf OG PKT 

Lettuce, Bunte Forellenschluss OG 1/8oz 

Lettuce, Flame OG PKT 

Lettuce, Forellenschluss PKT 

Lettuce, Gulley's Farvorite OG 

Okra, Clemson Spineless PKT 

Onion, Long Red Florence 1/4oz 

Spinach, America 1oz 

Spinach, Red Malabar PKT 

Squash, Sweet Fall OG 

Squash, Waltham Butternut OG PKT 

Swiss Chard, Rhubarb Red OG PKT 

 Arugula, Apollo PKT

(Eruca sativa) Improved Dutch strain of domesticated rocket. Very large, rounded leaves are high in vitamin C. Excellent taste and rarely bitter. Will produce 3-5 cuttings per sowing if kept well picked. 40-45 days.



Asian Green, Mizuna OG PKT

(Brassica rapa) Elegant Japanese green with narrow white stems and bright green lacy-edged leaves. Delicious spicy flavor. Livens up any salad mix; also excellent in stir-fries and soups. Cut leaves as needed at any stage or harvest the whole head. 40 days.

 



Asian Green, Prize Choy OG PKT

(Brassica rapa) Beautiful upright pac choy with succulent white stems and lush green leaves. This strain is especially uniform, vigorous, and bolt resistant. Delicious mild flavor. Excellent in stir-fries. 45-50 days.

 



Asian Green, Tat Soi OG PKT

(Brassica rapa) Emerald spoon-shaped leaves form a compact rosette. Fast growing and vigorous. Mild flavor gets sharper as the leaves mature. Popular as a baby leaf for salads; also excellent when added to soups or stir-fries. Cut leaves as needed at any stage or harvest the whole head. 21 days baby, 45 days mature.

 

 

Brussels Sprouts, Long Island PKT

(Brassica oleracea) Introduced in the 1890s. Once the most important commercial sprout variety in the US. Compact 24" plants yield 50-100 dark green 1½" sprouts over an extended period. 80-115 days from transplant.


 

 

Cucumber, Edmonson OG PKT

(Cucumis sativus) Introduced to SSE in 1982 by Clarice Cooper of Kansas and her late husband Auburn. Family heirloom dating to 1913 from Clarice's grandfather Edmonson; still being maintained by Clarice. Whitegreen blocky 4" fruits mature to a deep red-orange. Crisp and flavorful even when large; rarely bitter. Good for slicing, salads, and pickling. Hardy and prolific, disease and drought resistant. 70 days.



Eggplant, Goyo Kumba

Brilliant, shiny red 3-inch fruit. This African variety is among the most colorful and ornamental we offer. Tall, spreading 4-foot plants produce loads of fruit. Perfect for the flower bed as well as the vegetable garden.

 



Eggplant, Striped Togo PKT

(Solanum aethiopicum) A different species than the common eggplant. Stunning striped fruits are 1" wide by 3" long. Fruits turn from two-toned green to two-toned orange. Strongly flavored fruits, but not bitter. Best used as an ornamental; holds very well in fresh or dried arrangements. 70-85 days from transplant.

 



Gourd, Chin

ese Miniature OG PKT

(Cucurbita pepo) (aka Jack Be Little, Munchkin) From Ohio SSE member Ken Stoller. Small 3" fruits weigh 4-5 ounces. A type of acorn squash which is delicious roasted as miniature squash or used as long lasting holiday decorations. 100 days.

 



Kale, Red Russian OG PKT

(Brassica napus) (aka Ragged Jack) Originally from Siberia, brought to Canada by Russian traders around 1885. One of the hardiest and most tender of all kales. Beautiful purple-veined blue-green leaves tinged with reddish-purple. Frilly leaf margins resemble oak leaves. Vigorous 18-36" plants. Mild sweet flavor. Hardy to -10°F. 50-60 days from transplant.




Lettuce, Amish Deer Tongue

(Latuca sativa) Amish variety valued for its ruggedness and heavy production. Thick compact plant great for a cut-and-come-again lettuce when thickly sown. Thin midrib, good texture, pleasant sharp flavor. Looseleaf, 45-55 days.




Lettuce, Baby Oakleaf OG PKT

(Latuca sativa) A dwarf, compact version of Green Oakleaf. Tasty and tender medium green leaves are oakleaf-shaped with rounded lobes. Holds for an extended period. Looseleaf, 50 days.


 



Lettuce, Bunte Forellenschluss OG

(Lactuca sativa) The butterhead companion to the Forellenschluss romaine. "Bunte" means "colorful" in German. Sweet apple-green leaves splashed with maroon, forms a loose 8-10" head. Butterhead, 40-55 days.

 



Lettuce, Flame OG PKT

(Latuca sativa) Introduced to gardeners in 1988 by Harris Moran. Described as "distinctly red; slow bolting; a fast mover for markets demanding unique vegetables." Although a relatively recent introduction, we offer this variety since it is a garden rarity. Looseleaf, 60 days.

 



Lettuce, Forellenschluss PKT

(Latuca sativa) (aka Speckled Trout Back) Gorgeous Austrian heirloom with green leaves speckled with maroon. Superior flavor; holds very well in the summer heat. Our all-time favorite! Romaine, 55 days.


 


Lettuce, Gulley's Farvorite OG

Donated to SSE in 1992 by Lucille Reeves of Oklahoma. In her donation letter, Lucille stated that this variety was reported to have been grown by the Gulley family of Oklahoma since about 1890.

(Lactuca sativa) Butterhead type; round, dark green leaves with a moderate red tinge and slightly undulating edges; very good eating qualities, crisp texture, good flavor; a staff favorite.

 



Okra, Clemson Spineless PKT

(Abelmoschus esculentus) Introduced by Clemson University; AAS winner in 1939. Still the most popular open-pollinated variety on the market. Vigorous plants grow 3-5' tall. Exceptionally uniform, deep green ribbed and spineless pods are ideally harvested when 3" long. Excellent quality. 50-64 days.

 



Onion, Long Red Florence

 

(Allium cepa) Uncommon Italian heirloom. Beautiful long bottle shaped bulbs, attractive color. Flavor is mild and sweet. Best for fresh eating. Can be sown in spring and fall in milder climates. Long-day type. 100-120 days from transplant.

 



Spinach, America

(Spinacia oleracea) Long-standing compact Bloomsdale type. All America Selections winner in 1952. Grows 8" tall with thick, deep green, savoyed leaves. Slow-growing, slow to bolt, heat and drought resistant. Fine quality, suited for spring sowing in long-day areas. Can be frozen, canned, or used fresh. 43-55 days.


 


Spinach, Red Malabar PKT

 

(Basella rubra) Tropical heat-loving vine from India. Not a true spinach, but similar in flavor and usage. Free-branching climber with red leaf veins and stems. Will regrow rapidly if sprouts are cut to eat as greens. Pinch tips to encourage branching. Stems can be cut and rooted. 50-70 days.


 



Squash, Sweet Fall OG


Donated to SSE in 1998 by Ortha and Wallace Broeker of Nebraska. Wallace remembers his uncle Rob growing this variety back in the 1930s. Wallace's cousin Harold received seed from Rob and passed some on to Wallace and Ortha in the late 1940s; it has been a favorite of theirs ever since. In her donation letter, Ortha wrote that they prefer to eat the squash with only butter and salt, as it is so sweet that no sugar is needed.


 



Squash, Waltham Butternut OG PKT

(Cucurbita moschata This butternut, an AAS winner in 1970, was the result of years of patient refinement and selection by Bob Young of Waltham, Massachusetts. Prized for its straight necks, rich dry yellow-orange flesh, nutty flavor, and high-yielding vines. Fruits are 3-6 pounds and exceptional keepers. One of the most popular types of baking squash. 83-100 days


 



Swiss Chard, Rhubarb Red OG PKT

(Beta vulgaris) A member of the beet family grown for its edible leaves and stalks. Deep crimson stalks and leaf veins contrast beautifully with dark green heavily crumpled leaves. Ornamental and delicious, excellent in soups and stews. 50-60 days.

 



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