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Russian Pickling Cucumber

This early-maturing, smooth-green pickling cucumber has a sweet flavor and good crunch. Shared with Seed Savers Exchange by Daniel L. Flyger—who received it from his neighbor Viola Neubarth—this variety was reportedly brought to Hutchinson County, South Dakota, by the Schwartzmeer Deutsch (Black Sea Germans) in the 1870s.

  • 50-55 days
  • ±1,100 seeds/oz
  • Organic
  • Smooth green skin
  • Sweet crisp flesh

Bouquet Dill

This widely grown dill variety is a prolific producer of edible flowers, leaves, and seeds, all of which can be used for flavoring everything from pickles and salads to sauces and condiments. Early-maturing plants have dark-green leaves, 6" flowering umbels, and an intoxicating scent.

  • 45-55 days leaf, 70-90 days seed
  • Organic
  • Self-seeding annual plant
  • Plants grow to 24 inches tall with yellow flowers
  • Early maturing plants with strong aroma

Detroit Dark Red Beet

Great for canning and fresh eating, this variety is a good keeper, producing round, blood-red, 3"-diameter roots. This historic variety was introduced in 1892 by D.M. Ferry & Company. Original selections were made from the Early Blood Turnip beet by Mr. Reeves of Port Hope, Ontario, Canada.

  • 60-65 days
  • ±1,700 seeds/oz
  • Organic
  • Very dark red color
  • Prolific
  • Stores well

Burpee's Stringless Green Pod Bean

Introduced in 1894 by W. Atlee Burpee who obtained its stock seed from N. B. Keeney & Son of Genesee County, NY. Burpee proclaimed it the only totally stringless green podded bean. Produces pods that are 5" long.

  • 46-50 days
  • ±1,100 seeds/lb
  • Conventional
  • Bush bean
  • Snap bean
  • Stringless pods

Red Cored Chantenay Carrot

This popular variety has sweet orange flesh, wide shoulders, thick, edible roots, and a red-orange core that gives the variety its name. Easy to grow—prepare and enrich the soil with nutrients, and a prolific harvest will result. The 6" roots are great for soups, canning, or fresh eating. Introduced by C.C. Morse & Company in 1929.

  • 70 days
  • Conventional
  • Red-orange core
  • Sweet flavor
  • Wide shoulders
  • Roots grow to 6 inches

Jalapeno (Traveler Strain) Pepper

From Seed Savers Exchange member Larry Pierce of Cabool, Missouri. Named Traveler because Larry carried this seed with him when he moved to Oklahoma, Wyoming, and then Missouri. Sturdy plants covered in cylindrical fruits that average 3" long. Fruits ripen from green to bright red.

  • 70-90 days from transplant
  • Conventional
  • Best-selling hot pepper
  • Hot pepper
  • Cylindrical fruits grow to 3 inches
  • Peppers ripen from green to bright red

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