Plant Sale List
Sungold (CT-S) Hybrid. Produces medium sized, bright orange fruit. Known to be one of the sweetest tomatoes. Great for kids for its candy-like flavor. Very productive. Max’s favorite.
Black Cherry (CT-BC) Open-pollinated. Slow to ripen first fruits, but when they get going will be very productive and have long harvest period. Heirloom flavor profile. Large Fruits ripen deep red with dark underbelly.
Sunrise Bumblebee (CT-SB) Open-pollinated artisan. Tangy and sweet flavor. Fruits ripen bright orange with red marbling throughout. Beautiful addition to cherry tomato mixes.
Purple Bumblebee(CT-PB) Open-pollinated artisan. Tangy and sweet flavor. Fruits ripen slightly purple with green streaks throughout. Provides color contrast in cherry tomato mixes.
Green Tiger (CT-GT) Open pollinated. Elongated, oval shaped fruit that remains green when ripe and develops yellow streaks. Known for its acidic flavor profile typical of green ripening fruits. Excellent addition to cherry tomato mixes.
Slicer & Paste Tomatoes
Park’s Beefy Boy (SPT-PBB) Hybrid, red beefsteak. Large fruits can weigh up to 16oz. Excellent combination of meaty flavor and disease resistance. Long production period. Perfect for tomato sandwiches.
Chef’s Choice Orange (SPT-CCO) Orange, hybrid beefsteak. Early ripening and high yielding. Low acidity. 2013 AAS award winner. High resistance to tobacco mosaic virus.
Park’s Whopper (SPT- PW) Hybrid, red slicer. Produces uniform and perfectly round fruits. Slices fit perfectly on hamburger buns. Known for its season long harvest period. Max recommends this variety to any beginning farmer.
Martha Washington (SPT-MW) Hybrid tomato with heirloom flavor. Grows under varied weather conditions. Fruits ripen with a pink hue. “Soft, melting texture.” Max fell in love with this tomato last year after adding wedges to black bean quesadillas. Breathtaking.
Cherokee Purple (SPT-CP) Timeless Heirloom. Famously rich flavor and texture. Patty-like fruits ripen with deep pink to purple color and can weigh 8-12 oz.
Brandywine (SPT-B) Heirloom. Known to be one of the best tasting heirlooms available. Fruits ripen bright red and skin remains smooth. Fruits often weigh over 16oz.
San Marzano (SPT-SM) Semi-determinate paste tomato. Heirloom. Regarded as the best sauce tomato on the planet. Plants set fruit and ripen at relatively the same time. Fruits produce very small seeds pockets and thick flesh. Perfect for sauce, salsa, roasts, etc.
Paisano (SPT-P) Hybrid, more productive San Marzano. Thick-walled, 4-5 oz. fruits in the true San Marzano shape. Good flavor and high solids for sauce or canning. Concentrated sets of paste tomatoes midseason. Most of the bright red fruits are blunt tipped, so they don't crush during harvesting. Medium determinate plant.
Carmen (SP-C) Hybrid version of Corno Di Toro (bull horn). Very productive. Large, upright plants. Fruits have thick flesh, ripen fire engine red, are very sweet, and average 6” long. Max’s favorite sweet pepper.
Escamillo (SP-E) Bright yellow version of Carmen. Very striking when the two are mixed into salads.
Islander (SP-I) Hybrid bell pepper. Very productive. Fruits start out bright purple and thin fleshed and ripen yellow to red with thicker flesh. This variety is an excellent stuffing pepper when purple because of its reduced cooking time and mild flavor.
Lipstick (SP-L) Open pollinated. Sweet, juicy, and thick-fleshed. Heart-shaped fruits ripen bright red and average 4” long. Fantastic in salads or when roasted.
Medium & Hot Peppers
Baron (MHP-B) Hybrid Ancho pepper. Medium heat. The classic chili relleno pepper. Fruits remain green when ripe and have an average size of 5”x3”. Perfect pepper for stuffing with a touch of heat.
Early Jalapeno (MHP-EJ) Traditional, open pollinated jalapeno. Variety is suited to early plantings. Typically picked while still green, but will ripen red which adds sweetness to the heat.
Cayenne (MHP-C) Open pollinated. Long and slim fruits ripen bright red and have more heat than a jalapeno, but less than habaneros. Peppers dry beautifully and can be ground into a powder for dishes and marinades.
Hot Paper Lantern (MHP-HPL) Open pollinated habanero. Ultra-productive and early maturing. Fruits are elongated, paper lantern shaped and 3”-4” long. Known to have a distinctive fruity flavor the habanero ranks among the top 20 hottest peppers in the world.
Habanero (MHP-H) Open pollinated habanero. Fruits ripen bright orange and get to 2” long. Known to have a distinctive fruity flavor. Key ingredient in Jamaican “jerk” spice.
Zephyr Summer Squash: Hybrid. Ultra-productive. Fruits are bi-colored yellow and green and best harvested at 4”-6”. Edible blossoms can be harvested as well.
Zephyr Summer Squash (C-ZSS) Hybrid zucchini. Very productive slender green fruits. Allow plenty of space (3-4 ft.) for this very large plant.
Dunja Zucchini (C-DZ) Hybrid zucchini. Very productive slender green fruits. Allow plenty of space (3-4 ft.) for this very large plant.
Flowers & Herbs, etc.
Borage (FH-B) Lovage: Large plants bear hundreds of small edible flowers, mostly blue and some pink. Long harvest period. Borage flowers attract bees and butterflies and have a mild cucumber flavor.
Jewel Nasturtium (FH-JN) Edible flowers and petals. Plant has a sprawling growth habit. Unique, peppery flavor. Adds beautiful color and texture to salads and dishes.
Tagets Marigold (FH-TG) Bright orange edible flowers. Continuously harvesting flowers encourages bloom production.
Flat Leaf Parsley (FH-FLP) Preferred by chefs. More pungent flavor than its curly counterpart.
Dill (FH-D) Iconic pickling herb and major ingredient in tzatziki sauce. Flowers are also edible and very pungent.
Clemson Spineless Okra (FH-CSO) Productive okra variety known to stay tender at larger pod sizes.
Basil Genovese (B-G) Traditional Italian sweet basil. Great for classic pesto, bruschetta, margarita, pizza, etc. High resistance to downy mildew.
Thai Basil (B-TB) Specialty basil known for its pungent, star anise flavor. Popular basil of Thai and Vietnamese cuisine. Max’s favorite.
Lemon Basil (B-LB) Specialty basil with a distinctive citrus flavor. Fantastic addition to fish dishes, desserts, and cocktails.
Orient Express (Eggplant) Japanese style eggplant produces long, slender fruits with a thin skin. Plant grows in varied weather conditions.