Vegetables 2017 by Friends School Plant Sale

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Friends School Plant Sale

Friends School Plant Sale is a fund-raising event sponsored by the Friends School of Minnesota in Saint Paul. It’s held just once each year on Mother’s Day Weekend at the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand

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12 friends school plant sale • may 12–14 2017 vegetables a note on days many of these vegetable descriptions begin with a number and the word “days.” this is the number of days from when you plant it in the garden until you can expect to harvest a fully grown edible or if the plant is sold as seed it’s the number of days from when it sprouts until harvest ÍÇ vegetables want to grow in full sun Í unless otherwise noted amaranth amaranthus beans continued tasty cut-and-come-again greens can be eaten like spinach if you fertilize use only organic fertilizers since high levels of nitrogen concentrate nitrates in the leaves $2.50—seed packet continued v014 good mother stallard—85–95 days a go-to for dried bean enthusiasts the hearty flavor is ideal in soup chili baked beans and other slow-cooking recipes produces five to six lovely purpleand-white beans per pod heirloom pole bean v015 henderson’s stringless black may 12–14 2017 • friends school plant sale 13 vegetables ÍÇ vegetables want to grow in full sun Í unless otherwise noted cabbage continued from page 12 celeriac continued cucumbers continued $2.50—4 plants in a pack continued v044 napa chinese blue b rapa subsp pekinensis ß—57 days tender and delicious elongated cabbage leaves are lighter in color than other chinese cabbages a staple of chinese japanese and korean cooking slow bolting f1 hybrid v045 napa minuet b rapa subsp pekinensis ◊ ß—48 days miniature heads have green outer leaves a yellow interior and a light sweet taste one pound densely packed cabbages are the perfect size for a stir fry or a side dish for two v046 ruby perfection b oleracea ß—beautiful in spring containers with flowers too v047 savoy green b oleracea ß—90 days crinkly-leafed beauty great for stuffed cabbage large-headed and sweeter than regular cabbage

14 friends school plant sale • may 12–14 2017 vegetables ÍÇ vegetables want to grow in full sun Í unless otherwise noted key kale continued from page 13 lettuce continued Í full sun ∏ part sun/part shade Ó shade $5.00—6 plants in a pack continued v105 dinosaur ß—see v103 for description v106 garden mixer ß—six varieties dinosaur white russian scarlet curly vates blue curled rainbow lacinato and red ursa v107 halbhoher gruner krauser ß—60 days you think you love kale in germany they love their kale so much there are numerous kale clubs and kale festivals in which a kale king or kale queen is crowned this german variety the name means half-height green frizzy is heavily crinkled with light green leaves 18”h v108 lark’s tongue ß—heirloom variety from germany lerchenzungen grünkohl where it is still very popular long tightly frilly ornamental leaves resemble a may 12–14 2017 • friends school plant sale 15 vegetables hot peppers vegetables want to grow in full sun Í unless otherwise noted capsicum annuum exceptions noted ͆ $2.00—3.5” pot v166 aci sivri ß—80–90 days turkish heirloom cayenne type with slender curved medium to hot fruit 5–10” fruits ripen from yellowgreen to red v167 anaheim ß—75 days mildly hot 7” fruits good for canning stuffing freezing or drying cayenne 65–85 days 30,000–50,000 shu hot vigorous plants with slender fruits good dried or pickled heat increases with length harvest when fruits are 4–6” long v168 golden ß v169 long purple ß—dark purple v170 red ß v171 chimayo ◊ ß—75–85 days 300-year old heirloom from central new mexico that was almost extinct the chimayo chile project preserved the native seed reserves and revived farming of

16 friends school plant sale • may 12–14 2017 vegetables ÍÇ vegetables want to grow in full sun Í unless otherwise noted continuedfrom pa g e 1 4 key peas continued from page 14 Í full sun ∏ part sun/part shade Ó shade $2.50—seed packet v164 alaska ◊—50–60 days excellent early shelling peas for canning or freezing but also good fresh or dried especially good for soup introduced in england in 1880 and known there as earliest of all renamed in the u.s after the record-setting steamship alaska that was launched the same year v165 mammoth melting—68 days this burpee-bred snow pea produces not only sweet crunchy pods but delights the eye with large white flowers trellising is required best harvested when pods are 3” long pick often for continued productivity 48–60”h Ω attractive to bees ı bird food source ∫ butterfly-friendly ˙ hummingbird-friendly ç may 12–14 2017 • friends school plant sale 17 vegetables heirloom tomatoes these varieties were cultivated around the world decades or centuries ago all are open-pollinated meaning you can save seed from year to year heirloom tomatoes are indeterminate unless marked otherwise $2.00—3.5” pot v295 aunt ruby’s german green ß—80 days some say the best-flavored green tomato sweet yet spicy these large beefsteak tomatoes ripen to a pale green with a hint of yellow v296 big rainbow ß—80–90 days large yellow and red bicolored beefsteak tomato fruit can be two pounds each v297 bison ß—65–75 days heavy producer of 3” deep red fruits grown by a seed savers exchange member from buffalo s.d from 1937 through the 1980s determinate v298 black cherry ß—65 days cherry-sized fruits the color of dark chocolate continue to ripen after light frost flavor is wonderful very rich and

18 friends school plant sale • may 12–14 2017 vegetables other tomatoes these tomatoes are either f1 hybrids bred for productivity and disease resistance or other recently created varieties if you save seeds from hybrids they will not produce the same kind of fruit next year open-pollinated varieties will “come true” from saved seeds $2.00—3.5” pot v352 big zac ß—80–90 days this hybrid of heir looms was developed by a new jersey gardener in her quest for the most mammoth tomato this red beefsteak weighs a pound or more up to six pounds with tlc hybrid indeterminate v354 carmello ß—75 days productive yummy red salad tomato open-pollinated and indeterminate v355 dakota gold ß—70–85 days round golden 10-ounce fruit heavy producer developed by north dakota state university for growing conditions typical there open-pollinated determinate v356 jelly bean ß—66–72 days flavorful red grape tomato