All American Selection

All American Selection

All-America Selections is an independent non-profit organization that tests new, never-before-sold varieties for the home gardener. After a full season of anonymous trialing by volunteer horticulture professionals, only the top garden performers are given the AAS Winner award designation for their superior performance.

The 1999 AAS winner, Juliet Tomato, is a bright red, 1 oz. cherry tomato hybrid with a great sweet flavor that can't be beat! This tomato variety produces grape-like clusters on long, vigorous vines. The small and elongated fruit has a sweet flavor with an attractive glossy skin that is very crack resistant.

The Super Chili is an AAS Pepper Variety Winner! A real super chili pepper, bred for compact, 15" inch plants cover with fruits. These hot peppers can reach upwards of 37,500 Scovilles. Great for spicy cuisine like Thai or Asian dishes.

The Yellow of Paris Pumpkin is a large yellow to peach colored pumpkin that is an old French native that is still popular today. These large, flattened round beauties are very similar to Cinderella pumpkins and can weigh up to 50 pounds! This variety is mainly used for making pies, soup or baked. The Yellow of Paris is known for its delicious, tender flavor when cooked.

Holy Mole! The Holy Mole is a F1 Pasilla-type All American Selection Pepper! This high yielding pepper is used for making mole sauces and different dips. This 8" long pepper variety has a very tangy flavor. These compact 3' tall plants are perfect for the patio. 1,300 Scovilles.

The Tidal Wave Silver Petunia is a powerful spreading petunia that will add a beautiful pop of purple and silver to any garden! This petunia variety is a great hedging flower for landscaping, mounds like a shrub, spreads like an eagle. Seed pellets for easy handling

Interior texture is smooth and dense with bright white color, even when roots get large. Exceptional quality and taste when picked young, but still tasty if allowed to sit in the garden longer, giving gardener an extended harvest opportunity.

An All American Selection Pepper, need we say more! The Gypsy pepper is a yellow to orange hot pepper. Grows to about 2x4" in size. Excellent when used in salads, frying, or stews.

The Dark Opal Basil is a unique, wonderfully delicious tasting, purple colored basil that is popular for micro green production! These mostly purple plants, with 20% variegated or green plants, make for a beautiful color combo. The Dark Opal's leaves average at 1 1/2-3" at full size.

The Caserta Zucchini is an early bush cocozelle that was a 1949 AAS winner. This spiny semi-open cut leaf plant can set 30 cylindrical slightly tapered fruits. This variety has a thin light-green skin with dark-green stripes and a firm creamy-white flesh, making it perfect for baking! Pick Caserta when 4-6 in. x 2-3.5 in. for the most tender and delicious taste!

The Congo Watermelon is a wonderful tasting, gigantic sized, long, dark green watermelon that can grow to be up to 50 lbs.! This variety produces a firm and sweet flesh that has 9.4% sugar. As a fully grown watermelon, it can be over 2' long and 1' wide! It's skin has deep green stripes on a medium green body.

Honey Select Sweet corn is known for it's tenderness, flavor and of course, sweetness. No wonder this variety is an All American Selection winner! Honey Select corn is a yellow Triplesweet that will produce large ears with medium-green husks and good flags. Honey Select produces a very high quality ear that can average 8.5" in length with 18-20.

The Cajun Belle is one of our favorites! If you like sweet peppers with a slight spicy kick, then the Cajun Belle is for you! This variety is a great small bell pepper that is an All American Selection winner. Cajun Belle matures early and is a very heavy yielder that bears 2 by 3 inch, 3-4 lobed fruit. This pepper's flavor really sets it apart from the pack with a sweet start that ends in a burst of spice that's not too hot. We found this charmer to be superb for both fresh eating and making salsa at either the green stage, or when ripened to red!