Hales Best Cantaloupe: An
heirloom cantaloupe that has withstood the tests of time with its
exceptionally sweet, succulent, aromatic flesh. Fruits weight 5 to 6
pounds with a small seed cavity. Vining plants can spread to 5 feet wide
and a foot tall. Matures well even in the hottest summer weather.
Imperial 45 Cantaloupe: Plant
produces excellent yields of cantaloupes. They are sweet and have a
deep orange flesh. Suitable for hot and humid regions. Excellent for
home gardens and market growers. Keeps well.
Top Mark Cantaloupe: Plant
produces good yields of 3 ˝ lb sweet melons. Flesh is very thick,
Sweet, firm, and salmon color with a small seed cavity. Has a thick rind
and heavy netting covering the small oval fruits.
Green Flesh Honeydew: Light
green flesh with a delicious, sweet flavor makes this melon a favorite.
Keeps well when stored in a cool place. High in vitamins A, B, and C.
Should be planted only where growing season is long.
Black Diamond Watermelon: Plant
produces good yields of large 40 to 75 lb watermelons. It has very
flavorful bright red flesh. Tough black-green rind helps fruit from
bruising. Plant has large leaves which help prevent sunburning of
watermelons. This is the Blue Ribbon Winner strain! An excellent
mid-season variety for home gardeners and market growers.
Jubilee Watermelon: Jubilee
produces a large light green watermelon with very distinct dark green
stripes somewhat reminiscent of a rattlesnake's markings. The
watermelons are large, averaging about 40 pounds in weight and have a
very tough rind that is nearly an inch thick. The flesh is a lovely
bright red in color dotted with large black "stipple" marked seeds and
has a very fine texture and a very palatable sweet flavor that is
superior to most other varieties of watermelons.
Sugar Baby Watermelon: The
standard of small watermelons. Round fruits, 6-8" in diameter,
averaging 8-10 lb. Ripe melons are almost black. Good flavor. Tough
rinds resist cracking. The standard of "icebox" melons for many years.
Goji Berry: Dating
back about 5,000 years, the goji berry can grow to reach a height of
about 6 feet, with berries ranging in color from pale yellow to deep red
and tasting like a cross between a cranberry & a raisin. It is said
that a Chinese man named Li Qing Yuen consumed wolf berries daily and
lived to the age of 252!
small, tart, and seedy, the ripe grapes are edible and quite flavorful.
Like those of cultivated grapes, the young leaves are also edible and
can be used as a wrap for baked food. Grapes eaten fresh or dried by
Fruit from the Mulberry Trees are similar in appearance to an elongated
blackberry or raspberry and have a sweet flavor. Easily grown, this
tree makes an attractive, fast growing landscape tree.
Alexandria Strawberry: Plant
produces excellent yields of juicy bright red strawberries from seeds
the very first year if started early enough in the spring. This variety
does not produce runners and can be planted with vegetables and flowers.
Alpine Strawberry: The
fruit is the ultimate reward. It's aroma is distinctive and nearly
impossible to put into words. The taste is also difficult to describe.
Many expect the fruit to taste tart and sweet at the same time like some
garden strawberries are supposed to taste.
Due to ongoing seed shortages, seed
varieties subject to change without notice. Replacements will be as
close as possible and will be included in your order documentation.