Cool Season Plants

Fall Cool Season Plants Available July 24th. Lettuce available August 18th.

To purchase plants, you can come into our Swope Park location to our walk-up window and fill out an order form.

Broccoli
Broccoli-Arcadia

63 days - A rugged, vigorous broccoli with mid-late maturity. Big plants with heavy, very firm, dark green, domed heads with a unique “frosted” appearance. Tolerant of cold stress. Excellent side shoot production. (hybrid)

Broccoli-Blue-Wind

49 days - An extra early uniformed head, medium-sized heads that are blue-green with small, attractive beads. Harvest promptly. (hybrid)

Brocolli-Marathon

75 days - Large, blue-green heads are heavy with high, smooth, tight domes and very small, fine beads. Intermediate resistance to downy mildew.

Cabbage
Cabbage-Bravo

85 days - Widely adapted mid-season cabbage with very large blue-green heads and excellent disease resistance. (hybrid)

Cabbage-Charmant

65 days - Darker green, larger version of Stonehead. Upright plant habit and dense head forms slowly for extended cutting period. High quality fresh cabbage. Yellow tolerant. (hybrid)

Cabbage-Napa

60 days - Light green leaves form a barrel shaped head of 4-6 lbs. Slow bolting and equally good for early spring and fall crops. (hybrid)

Cabbage-Red-Express

63 days - Extra early, red compact plants, solid 2-4 lb. heads with good appearance and flavor. Relatively split resistant. (hybrid)

Cabbage-Savoy-Ace

73 days - Deep green color wrinkled leaves, tolerant to cold, tender and sweet. (hybrid)

Cabbage-Stone-Head

67 days - A very popular mid-season variety. Very solid heads average 4 lbs. More resistant to splitting. Yellow tolerant. (hybrid)

Cauliflower
Cauliflower-Snow-Crown

50 days - Well rounded solid white heads average 2 lbs. a piece and measure up to 7.5” across with good depth. Plants are vigorous and very uniform in size. (hybrid)

Collards
Georgia-Collards

70 days - The old standard. Large plants spread 36”, cabbage-like blue-green, slightly crumpled leaves, heat and poor soil tolerant, slow to bolt.

Collards-Top-Bunch

50 days - Earliest to harvest. Tall productive plant produces medium green slightly blistered leaves. A Georgia-type hybrid with crinkled leaves.

Kale
Kale-nero-di-toscana

50 days - Dark green 3” wide and 10” long leaves with a blistered surface. Excellent kale for fall production. Cross between cabbage and kale, more cold-hardy than other varieties. Best and sweetest flavor after a frost.

Kale-Redbor

55 days - Similar to Winterbor but purple-red. Flavor, color, and curling are enhanced by cold weather. (hybrid)

Winterbor-Kale

60 days. Plants grow 2-3’ tall and have excellent cold hardiness. Large numbers of curled blue-green leaves. Plants regrow vigorously after harvesting. (hybrid)

Lettuce

Available August 18th, 2020

Buttercrunch

60 days - Boston type or loosehead. Larger and more heat tolerant than Bibb, slower to bolt. Leaves are thick, crisp and tender.

Red Cross

48 days - A large, dark red leafed butterhead lettuce. Great for spring and fall crops.

Coastal Star

57 days - Large green romaine lettuce with excellent heat tolerance.

Canasta

58 days - Crisp, full-flavored and exceptionally bolt resistant. Large, ruffled, yellow-green leaves, lightly tinged with red.