30 + seeds per pack (Days to maturity are from transplant date)
Apple Sweet Pepper C. annum 80 days. A wonderfully sweet and thick-walled conical shaped pepper that ripens to a shiny, bright red. Fruits are about 4 inches long, with flat shoulders that taper to a point. Excellent fresh-eating or roasting peppers. Plants are vigorous, nicely foliated and about 2 to 3 feet tall. One of the few meaty peppers that reliably ripen fruit in our cool northern climate. Bred by Johnny’s Selected Seeds in Maine in the early nineties.
Astrakom Eggplant Solanum melongena 78 days. An early ripening, productive eggplant with a compact growth habit. Plants are no more than 2 feet tall, making them ideal for pot or container growing. Fruits are on the small side, about 6 inches long, with lustrous dark purple skin. Very well adapted to cool northern climates. Russian origin.
Boldog Hungarian Sweet Banana Pepper Capsicum annum 75 days. A prolific and early-bearing sweet pepper most often used to make sweet paprika, though it can be used like any sweet banana-type. Try it in pickles or dried ristras! Dependably ripens to red in short-season areas. Originates in the Boldog municipality in a region known as Heves county in northern Hungary.
Doe Hill Sweet Pepper C. annum 65 days. Super-early for northern climates! Flattened, lobed sweet bell peppers are golden-orange and have thick, meaty walls. Plants are only two feet high, but loaded with peppers. From Virginia in the Appalachians. Widely adapted, dependable and productive.
Hungarian Hot Wax Hot Banana Pepper C. annum 68 days. An early maturing, thick-walled banana type pepper well adapted to northern climates. Sets fruit even in cool and less than ideal weather. Medium hot and well suited to pickling. Grows to about 6 inches long and bright red when fully ripe.
Lipstick Sweet Pepper C. annum 75-85 days. A reliable and early, thick-fleshed sweet pepper. Elongated, heart-shaped fruit can be picked green at about 60 days and ripen to a lustrous “lipstick” red in about 20 more days. Excellent for eating raw in salads or roasting. Good choice for cool-season areas.
Peacework Sweet Bell Pepper C. annum 70 days. An exciting, recently developed and open-pollinated bell pepper ideal for cool northern climates. It actually ripens to a vibrant red even in our short season climate! Peacework is the result of a public breeding initiative in the US, and is destined to become an heirloom of tomorrow.
Tomato Pimento Sweet Pepper C. annum 80 days. A very unique, lobed, thick-fleshed pepper shaped like a Genovese-type tomato. Said to be an Amish heirloom from Indiana. Plants are vigorous and tall. The glossy fruits are up to 4 inches in diameter! Excellent for stuffing. Very sweet and deliciously fruity at the red ripe stage.
Morden Midget Eggplant Solanum melongena 70 days. Guaranteed early harvests even in northern climates! Compact plants (suitable for pots) yield large, shiny, purple fruits the size of a softball. Bred originally at the Morden Experimental Station in Manitoba for Canadian climates.