2020 VEGETABLE SEED LIST
TOMATOES TO TRY IN 2020
Virginia Sweet-80 days-outstanding large yellow with red blush inside-super sweet
Lucky Cross-80 days-outstanding large yellow with red blush inside- sweet
Lover’s Lunch-MID-SEASON-A very beautiful and tasty yellow with red stripes with bi-colored flesh. This large, meaty, fruity and sweet tomato has stand-out flavor.
Pink Berkley Tie Dye-65-75 days-Early to mid-early, 8-12 oz. fruit, Beautiful, early, and very sweet rich flavor. 10 out of 10 people liked it better then Cherokee Purple in a farmers market taste off. Regular leaf. Port wine colored beefsteak with metallic green stripes. Excellent sweet, rich dark tomato flavor
Large Barred Boar-8-12 oz. fruit, Early to mid-early. 65-75 days. Indet. regular leaf, grows fairly stocky and not as tall as most indet. Flattened med, beefsteak fruit. Good choice for marginal tomato climates. Pink brown with metallic green stripes. Very meaty pink flesh that is very flavorful. Originated from F-2 Black and Brown Boar.
Dark Queen-1 lb. fruit, Mid – Late Season. Very rich & meaty. This variety looks and even tastes like my beloved Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye but actually comes from a different line from Beauty King. It comes in later than Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye. Tolerates higher heat. NEW!
Captain Lucky-mid-season-a potato leaf variety that produces 410-12 ounce, bi-colored, delicious slicers. Plants are robust and grow to about 5 feet tall. Tomatoes grow in clusters of about 5 and begin to ripen about 80 days after transplant. Rich, fruity and juicy, Captain Lucky’s interior is beautifully marbled with reds and greens. Renaissancefarms.org somewhat tart with some mild sweet NEW!
Ananas Noire-green-brownish on outside with luscious red and green marbling inside. Fantastic flavor-sweet like nectar.
Purple Cherokee-80 days-dusty rose-brown fruits-12 ounces. Delicious and sweet
Paul Robeson-80 days-Brick red, 8 to 12 ounce fruits have dark green shoulders and red flesh. Flavor is exceptional with a nice balance of sweetness and acidity
Cherokee green-very sweet green tomato-Registered highest for sweetness on the BRIX SCALE in my garden
Goliath-65 days. (F1) Early maturing plant produces high yields of 10 to 15 oz bright red tomatoes. This beautiful tomato has a blemish-free exterior. One of the best early varieties.
Marmanade-French-great size- good old fashion tomato flavor
Big Zac-80 days- (F1) This variety was bred by Minnie Zaccaria, a home gardener who crossed two heirloom tomatoes to create Big Zac. True to its name, it bears enormous 3 to 6 lb. fruit, and is delicious as well
Amy’s Italian Goldman-best red paste tomato ever
San Marzano Redorta-red past tomato-NEW!
Black Cherry-70 days-Beautiful black cherries look like large, dusky purplish grapes; they have rich flavor that makes black tomatoes famous
Egg Yolk-sweet yellow will replace Sungold this year
Dwarf cherry tomato-yellow with antho shoulders-NEW!
Georgia Jet-12) 90 days-12-15” apart/3-4’ between rows/Soil temperature should be 60 degrees F.
Borlotti Lamon-vining-dry multi color pods
Zolphino-Italy/sulpher yellow small bush bean
Piattellini Nuova-italy/white cannellini bush bean
GREEN BEAN-Fresh eating
Emerite–Elegant French “haricot verts” pole beans with especially slim, long rounded pods. Flavor is beany-sweet, delicate
Rugosa Friulana-Does not attract squash bugs in my garden. These produce an abundance of light yellow, “warty” fruit. They aren’t beautiful, but they taste great. This is the most common zucchini in the markets of Venice in summer.
Waltham Butternut-does not attract squash bugs in my garden
Short season smaller watermelon
CUCUMBERS-use 12” drip emitters
Poona Kheera-our favorite cuke to eat-never bitter
Parisian-good for cornichon pickles
Bothsby Blonde-good for Bread n butter pickles
SUMMER-Summer Crisp lettuce or Batavians-TBD
Baby bok choi
Ruby and Yellow
Argentata-white stems-most cold hardy
Yellow or Touchstone