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Carrot: Scarlet Nantes$5.50
This is probably the king of the farmer’s market, and definitely a favorite among dedicated home gardeners. A great variety for heavy soils, producing uniform roots about six inches long and an inch across.
Germination Rate 78% – Tested October 2019
Minimum 50 Seeds
Marigold: Sonoran Sunset$5.50
Brightly-painted hues are reminiscent of the American Southwest and its beautiful sunsets. Heat and drought resistant, grown near Phoenix across the heat and cold of three seasons in the Sonoran desert and four seasons at 6700 feet in the Painted Desert.
Pepper, Sweet: Painted Desert Honeybell$5.50
The blocky, 4-inch Painted Desert Honeybell has been hand-selected from Orange Sun foundation stock at our Painted Desert Gardens for sweetness, productivity and bright orange color along with hardiness to temperature changes and drought tolerance.
Ideal growing conditions for bell peppers include warm soil, ideally 70 to 84 °F, moist but not waterlogged. Bell peppers are sensitive to excess water and wide swings in temperature.
Germination rate 94% – May 2019
Minimum 35 Seeds
Sunflower: Evening Sun$5.50
Shades of autumn colors ranging from red, mahogany-red, burgundy, russet-bronze, vivid gold, all in bicolor blends.
Tomato: Hillbilly Beefsteak$5.50
These big, beefy bi-color tomatoes are famous for warm flavor, for excellent taste, and as the perfect burger slicer.
Undeniably delicious, these enormous, 1-2 pound fruit have gorgeous golden-orange, red streaked flesh and skin.
Tomato: Sonoran Flair$5.50
We are selecting our own regional adaptation for Southern Arizona, from the Solar Flair out of Wild Boar Farms, in Northern California. Little can be done to improve upon the fantastic breeding work already accomplished by Grower Brad Gates. It will be fun to see what nuances we can find.
Watermelon: Orange Tendersweet$5.50
A medium to large, heat and drought resistant watermelon, dark green rinds with yellowish irregular striping and very sweet orange flesh.