KCCG Warm Season Plants

Not available until Spring 2021
Eggplant
Nadia-Eggplant

67 days. Uniform dark purple fruits with green calyx, glossy and blemish free. Tall sturdy plants can set under cool conditions.

Orient-Express-Eggplant

58 days. Attractive, slender 8-10”, glossy black fruits in long Oriental style. Ready up to 2 weeks before other early varieties. Tender, delicately flavored and quick cooking. (hybrid)

Ping-Tong-Long-Eggplant

70 days. Heirloom Asian eggplant, prolific and early-producing. Glossy purple fruits are slender, 12-18” long and 1-2” wide. Potential yield of 20 fruits per plant, vigorous, disease and stress tolerant.

Bell Peppers
Big-Bertha

72 days. Huge thick-walled fruits, 6-7” long, 4” across. Dark green, ripening to red, and tender. Vigorous plants bear heavily.(hybrid)

Early-Sunsation-Bell-Pepper

70 days. Big blocky bell peppers, 4” long and nearly as wide, smooth and consistently well-shaped. Plants are tolerant to most pepper virus diseases and 3 races of bacterial spot. Extra sweet when fully yellow. (hybrid)

Gypsy-Pepper

50 days. Very early and prolific pepper. Fruits are wedge shaped, 2-3 lobes, 3-4” long, greenish yellow turning to orange red. Compact plants. (hybrid)

Orange Sun Bell Pepper

80 days. Beautiful deep orange bell pepper is 4-5” long and not quite as wide. Thick walls and very sweet flavor. (hybrid)

Red-Knight-Bell-Pepper

55 days green, 75 days red. Big, blocky, thick walled, fruit and sweet. King Arthur type with better disease resistance in more compact, open plant. (hybrid)

Hot Peppers
Anaheim-Pepper

68 days: Very popular, mildly hot, meaty, large peppers. Plants grow 30” tall and yield an abundance of 7-8” long chiles with a shiny green color or ripening to a mellow red color. An easy pepper to grow. (open pollinated)

Ancho-101

80 days: Mildly pungent 'Ancho 101' plays a fundamental role in Mexican cuisine, appearing in traditional dishes such as rellenos, tamales, and red chili sauce. It's referred to as Poblano in its fresh form and Ancho when dried. Dried peppers can be ground to produce chili powder. Plants produce lots of 4–6″ tapered, juicy fruits that ripen from green to red.

Cayenne

75 days: Thin tapered fiery hot standard, 6” curved fruit ripen from dark green to crimson red. (open pollinated)

Habanero

90 days. Extremely hot small fruit start out light green and ripen orange. Handle with extreme caution. (open pollinated)

Jalapeno

70 days. Classic, medium hot pepper, small fruit can be used in almost any kind of cooking. Keeps well in a multitude of ways. (open pollinated)

Serrano-Del-Sol

75 days. Strong plants that load up early with dozens of fruit that are twice the size of a regular Serrano Chile. Very hot. (open pollinated)

Sweet Peppers
Bounty-Sweet-Pepper

65 days. A larger, more-vigorous, banana type pepper. Fruits are 8-10” long, sweet and delicious. (hybrid)

Carmen-Sweet-Pepper

60 days green, 80 days red. Italian frying pepper with sweet taste for salads and roasting when fully red. Tapered fruits 6” long x 2” wide. Matures early on an upright, medium plant. (hybrid)

lunchbox-sweet-pepper

55-63 days to green. 75-83 days to color. Mini-sized, colorful (red, orange or yellow) snack peppers are remarkably sweet and flavorful. Delicious sautéed and as a fresh addition to salads. Tall, strong plants that yield well.

Tomatoes
beefmaster-tomato

80 days. (VFNASt) One of the most popular hybrid beefsteak types, with improved disease resistance. Solid, meaty, bright red tomatoes weigh up to 2 lbs. Better yields larger fruits and good tolerance to cracking and splitting. (indeterminate) (hybrid)

Big-Beef-Tomato

73 days. (VFFNTAst) Extra-large, juicy red fruits, approximately 10-12 oz. Very heavy yield. (indeterminate) (hybrid)

Big Boy Tomato

78 days. A classic tomato, large fruits, up to 2 lbs. with scarlet, smooth skin, thick walls, and fine flavor. Not disease resistant. (indeterminate) (hybrid)

Celebrity-Tomato

77 days. (VFNT) A good quality, very productive variety that performs well under a wide variety of conditions. Fruit average 3” in diameter and are fairly round. Fruit sets at all the same time. An excellent home garden variety. (determinate) (hybrid)

Goliath-Tomato

65 days. (VFFNTAst) Smooth, bright red, deep oblate fruits averaging 10-15 oz. A sweet flavor that lives up to its virtually blemish free exterior. (indeterminate) (hybrid)

Jet Star Tomato

72 days. (VF) Large, firm fruit. Heavy yield, delicious flavor. (indeterminate) (hybrid)

Lemon Boy Tomato

72 days. (VFN) The first lemon yellow (not golden) tomato. Extremely vigorous plants produce large harvests of attractive fruit that weigh 8 oz. or more. Flavor is outstanding, mild and sweet, yet tangy. (indeterminate) (hybrid)

Plum Regal Tomato

 75 days (VFLb) Determinate Roma type paste tomato. High yields of 4 oz. deep red fruits with good flavor.

Tiren Tomato

75 days (VF) Indeterminate paste tomato produces meaty 5-6 oz. fruits with classic San Marzano appearance. Great flavor for sauces and fresh use.

Whopper Tomato

70 days. (VFFNT) Large fruits are born early and over a long season. Good disease and crack resistance. Good flavor and texture. (indeterminate) (hybrid)

Heirloom Tomatoes
Brandywine-Heirloom-Tomato

78 days. An old Amish variety famous for its great flavor. Large fruit with deep pink skin and red flesh. (indeterminate) (open-pollinated)

Black Trifele Tomato

85 days. Produces a large number of pear-shaped, intensely purple-black colored fruits. The flavor is fantastic and slices are lovely on hamburgers or salad. (indeterminate)

Cherokee Purple Heirloom Tomato

72 days. Believed to be over 100 years old and originally from the Cherokee people. Juicy tomatoes with a very full flavor and plenty of tang. Medium-large, flattened globe fruits with a distinctly different color, dusky pink with darker pink/purple shoulders. (indeterminate) (open pollinated)

Cherry Tomatoes
Black Cherry Tomato

64 days. Sweet and robust, round fruits almost black in color. Dynamic flavor, high-yielding. (indeterminate) (open-pollinated)

Sun Gold Cherry

57 days. Tangerine-orange, sweet, intense fruity flavored tomatoes on high-yielding plants. (indeterminate)(hybrid)

Super Sweet 100 Tomato

70 days. (VF)Plants produce long strands of 100 or more super-sweet cherry tomatoes, measuring 1” in diameter. Extra-high in vitamin C. (indeterminate) (hybrid)

Sweet-Chelsea-Tomato

67 days. (VFFNTA) Cherry tomato with large 2” super sweet fruit. Vigorous 3’ plants should be staked. (indeterminate) (hybrid)

Specialty Plants
Ground Cherry – Aunt Molly

70 days. Small tomato-type fruit covered with a papery husk. Pick when the fruits fall to the ground. The flavor is intensely sweet with pineapple tones. Great in pies, sauces, and wonderful fresh.

Tomatillo

60 days. Early-maturing large, flat-round green fruits. Great for salsa and other Mexican recipies. (indeterminant)