Vegetables

Broccoli

BroccoliLatin Name: Brassica oleracea
Description: Broccoli is a hardy vegetable of the cabbage family that is high in vitamins A and D. It develops best during cool seasons of the year.When broccoli plants of most varieties are properly grown and harvested, they can yield over an extended period. Side heads develop after the large, central head is removed. Two crops per year (spring and fall) may be grown in most parts of the country. New heat tolerant varieties allow broccoli to be produced in all but the hottest parts of the season.

Broccoli Raab

Broccoli RaabBest when grown in cool weather.
Customer Favorite!
Matures very quickly from seed. Green shoots have a captivating flavor. Cut 6″ pieces when they are the size of a quarter. You’ll love it lightly saut‚ed with garlic and olive oil, fresh in salads and boiled soups.
Sun: Full Sun
Spread: 12  inches
Height: 2-3  feet
Days to Maturity: 50  days
Sowing Method: Indoor Sow

Brussel Sprouts

Brussel SproutsOutstanding flavor and easy to harvest.
Octia has densely packed dark leaves and is easy to harvest, prepare and enjoy. It’s one irresistible sprout: a mini cabbage with maximum flavor.
Spread: 12  inches
Height: 36  inches
Thinning: 12 inches
Days to Maturity: 78  days
Sowing Method: Direct Sow/Indoor Sow

Cabbage Early (Stone Head)

Cabbage Early (Stone Head)One of the earliest maturing varieties.
Customer Favorite!
Earliana has small, deep, round, green heads up to 4 1/2 to 5″ across with superb flavor and weigh in at 2 lb. or more. As its name implies, Earliana matures early: ready in just 60 days after setting plants in garden. GARDEN HINTS: For earlier harvest, sow seeds indoors in a sunny spot or under plant lights 6-8 weeks before outdoor planting date. Avoid planting in garden area where cabbage family was grown the year before. Stands light frost.
Sun: Full Sun
Spread: 12  inches
Height: 9-18  inches
Days to Maturity: 60  days
Sowing Method: Indoor Sow

Cabbage Late (Flat Dutch)

Cabbage Late (Flat Dutch)Cabbage is known as a cool season crop, thriving when daytime temperatures fall between 55 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit. Temperatures over 80 degrees will cause this plant to bolt, so many gardeners choose to plant their cabbage late enough in the year that the plants will reach maturity in winter. In warmer regions and moderate climates of the United States, cabbages keep well in winter fields.
100 days. The standard, giant flat cabbage that is good for storage. 10 to 15-lb heads are of high quality; delicious flavor. This heirloom was introduced by European settlers in the 1860’s

Cabbage Red

Cabbage RedDelicious, early maturing red cabbage.
Burpee Exclusive
Salad Delight is a delicious, early maturing red cabbage with a 3 lb. head. An outstanding slicing cabbage with well-marbled firm, glossy crimson leaves and pure white ribs. GARDEN HINTS: For earlier harvest, sow seeds indoors in a sunny spot or under plant lights 6 to 8 weeks before outdoor planting date- this works for both the spring and fall! If purchasing plants in the fall, plant upon arrival and harvest before heavy frost hits. Avoid planting in garden area where cabbage family was grown the year before. Withstands light frost.
Sun: Full Sun
Spread: 12  inches
Height: 9-18  inches
Days to Maturity: 50  days
Sowing Method: Indoor Sow

Cauliflower

CauliflowerLatin Name: Brassica oleracea
Description: Cauliflower is one of several vegetables in the species Brassica oleracea, in the family Brassicaceae. It is an annual plant that reproduces by seed. Typically, only the head (the white curd) is eaten. The cauliflower head is composed of a white inflorescence meristem. Cauliflower heads resemble those in broccoli, which differs in having flower buds.

Collards

collardsDescription: Dark blue-green stemmed plants form a large, open head of leaves high in vitamins A, B1, B2, and C. Particularly valuable in the south for winter greens. This packet will plant approximately a 92 foot row.

Eggplant – Black Beauty

Eggplant - Black BeautyHEIRLOOM. From 1902, it remains a standard worldwide for large-fruited black eggplant.
Over 100 years old, this 1902 Burpee introduction was an immediate hit because the plants ripened perfect fruits dramatically earlier than other varieties. It became the common market eggplant of today. Harvested fresh, however, makes all the difference.
Sun: Full Sun
Spread: 16  inches
Height: 18-24  inches
Days to Maturity: 74  days
Sowing Method: Indoor Sow

Kale – Red Russian

Kale - Red RussianHEIRLOOM. Delicious grey-green leaves turn purple in cold weather.
This delicious grey-green kale is pretty enough to plant among the flowers. Much larger than regular kale (2 to 3′ tall), the stems are purplish and the leaves are shaped like big oak leaves and colored a velvety gray green. The purple colors become richer after frost, when the flavor becomes sweeter. Surprisingly, the big leaves are very tender and delicious. Garden Hints: Kale requires good cultivation; mulch or hoe frequently to keep soil loose and weed-free. Plants may be left outdoors all winter. Frost improves flavor.
Sun: Full Sun
Spread: 12  inches
Height: 1-3  feet
Days to Maturity: 60  days
Sowing Method: Indoor Sow

Lettuce Bistro Salad Blend

Lettuce Bistro Salad BlendTypically Available in Store Fall and Spring Contact your local store to check availability Gourmet salad blend. Well-flavored with many exotic leaf shapes, textures and colors. 50-55 days to maturity; baby: 25-30. Assorted type.

Lettuce Head (Great Lakes)

Lettuce	Head (Great Lakes)Latin name: Lactuca sativa
Plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Great Lakes is thought of as half hardy, so protect with a row cover whenever the temperatures drop. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 3 – 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Great Lakes needs a loamy soil with a ph of 6.2 to 6.8 (weakly acidic soil).

Lettuce Red Leaf

Lettuce Red LeafMaroon-red, deeply cut and finely divided leaves, very attractive in tossed salad.
Red Salad Bowl is a long-standing, slow-to-bolt and early maturing lettuce that grows well all season and can be harvested over period of time. Its maroon-red, deeply cut and finely divided leaves are crisp and delicious and make an eye-catching addition mixed with green lettuce. Some tolerance to late-season mildew.
Days to Maturity: 50  days
Sun: Full Sun
Sowing Method: Direct Sow/Indoor Sow
Spread: 6  inches
Height: 9-15  inches
Thinning: 8 inches

Lettuce Romaine

Lettuce RomaineLatin Name: Lactuca sativa
Description: Romaine lettuce is one of the most popular of lettuces in both the garden, and the kitchen. Gardener’s love it because it is fast growing, and forms a loose head, that is easy to harvest. It takes up little space in the garden, too. Sweet and delicious.

Parsley Curled

Parsley CurledFinely cut, curly leaves, compact plants.
Wonderful flavor and an excellent source of vitamins. This variety has finely cut, curly leaves on very compact plants. Start early indoors or outdoors after danger of frost.
Sun: Full Sun
Height: 10-12  inches
Days to Maturity: 40-60  days
Sowing Method: Direct Sow/Indoor Sow

Parsley Plain

Parsley PlainPlain, flat, deeply cut dark green leaves with more pronounced flavor than Extra Curled Dwarf.
Flat-leaved variety used in salad dressings, poultry, soups and as an ingredient of pesto. Flavor is much more pronounced than that of the more familiar curled type. Certified Organic Seed.
Sun: Full Sun, Part Sun
Height: 15-18  inches
foodUse: Edible Greens
otherUse: Container Plant

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