Container Vegetables

Container Vegetables

These vegetable varieties grow well in containers. If you don't have much space and want to grow in containers these are the best vegetables for you. These varieties are more compact and easy to care for. Its still important to choose the right size container, location for sunlight and drainage in the container.

The Dwarf Grey Sugar Pea is one of our customer favorite peas! This favorite bush pea produces an edible pod with attractive purple flowers. This variety is very flavorful and is ideal for steaming, stir-frying or eating fresh out of the garden. Dwarf Grey Sugar Pea is suitable for northern and southern regions, as it is tolerant to heat and cold.

The Champion Radish is slow to become pithy. This radish is an excellent cooler weather variety, especially for short season climates. This bright red, crisp, round radish has large tops and is a good choice for early or late plantings. This highly recommended radish is great for eating fresh, in salads or for garnishes.

The prolific Louisiana Long Green Eggplant is an attractive banana-shaped variety that has a delicious full-bodied nutty flavor. This Southern heirloom variety is best picked young, with its white slightly green-ish skin, for optimal texture and flavor. This tall eggplant plant produces 8-9 inch long fruits that are slender and easy to cook with.

The Crisp Mint Lettuce is a big romaine variety with mint green-colored leaves that will be sure to stand out in any home garden! This bold lettuce is only mint in color, not taste. However, its sweet and crunchy leaves will be a favorite addition to any salad or sandwich. Crisp Mint's heads will reach 10 inches tall making it perfect for a container garden!

The Yellow Petite Bell Pepper is a mini bell pepper with flavor explosion! This sweet mini pepper variety that is high yielding and ripens to a rich yellow when mature. The Yellow Petite Bell grows to 2-3 ounces which is the perfect snack sized pepper that is excellent for market selling or fresh eating in salads or sandwiches!

Waltham 29 produces incredibly high yields for broccoli! This variety is known for its good color, cold resistance, dwarf compact plant, and big side shoots. Main heads are 4-8" with steady side shoot production after main head is harvested.

The Time Bomb Pepper is a slightly hot pepper with an excellent flavor! This pepper is a dark-green to bright-red hot cherry pepper for pickling. Its fruits are globular to pointy and measure 4 cm x 4 cm. The Time Bomb Pepper has a slightly less pungent flavor than the Cherry Bomb.

De Cicco broccoli is an old reliable European variety. This variety grows 2-3 feet tall with a 3-4 in. bluish-green central head and lots of medium sized side shoots. De Cicco is non-uniform in maturity and is more variable and more productive than most hybrids. This broccoli is of excellent quality and absolutely delicious! Organic seed available.

The Garden Mesclun Blend is a mixture of light green to emerald, and bronze to deep red lettuces as well as endive and radicchio for a crunchy, zesty flavor that is a perfect addition to any salad!

The Green Finger cucumber has nice green thin skin and an exceptional taste! This variety is a Beit Alpha type cucumber that has a small seed cavity. The Green Finger is best picked when it gets to be 4-6 inches in size. It also stores well. The Green Finger plant has very high yields as well with excellent disease resistance. It is a favorite for having few seeds and being a great slicer!

The Siberian Tomato is a great variety for colder climates! This tomato variety matures fast and will produce heavy and early where shorter growing seasons prevail, like the norther states and Canada. This red oval, 2-4 ounce tomato grows on a compact plant that is fine for patio or container gardens.

The Bulls Blood beet produces dark red foliage that is great for salads! Bull's Blood is an old favorite that is great cooked and mixed in with salads. Use the leaves and root in salads for excellent contrast. Beet roots reach 2-3" round and are most tender harvested early. Inside flesh is deep red-maroon with pink rings inside. Very tolerant to heat and cold. Color intensifies as plants reach maturity.

King Richard is a newer leek variety that grows well throughout the United States. This leek variety is a summer type, non-bulbing leek that grows to 12" in length. King Richard has green leaves with white inside. This leek is a very early maturer and is not sufficient for overwinter growing.

The Buena Mulata Pepper is beautiful ornamental hot pepper that ripens from a vivid violet to zesty orange, then to deep red! This old heirloom variety traces back to Horace Pippin, an African-American folk artist. When ripe, the pepper will get to around 6 inches in length and will have a heat level that is similar to a cayenne pepper. The Buena Mulata can be used fresh or dried to give any dish a slight kick!

The Braising Mix Blend is growing trend in the market which uses a blend of different delicious mustard and arugula varieties. Our dealers can help you develop a custom braising mix for your specific market or growing region. This blend is used for multiple picking in home gardens. This very healthy alternative to lettuce blends is becoming very popular.

The Spicy Salad Blend is the perfect balance of lettuce and mustard greens. This blend produces a great flavor profile that will spicy up any regular salad mixture.

The Arkansas Little Leaf Cucumber is a medium bush type that produces delicious white spined fruits that are perfect for pickling! This variety has smaller, compact leaves that are great for growing in containers. This popular and reliable cucumber grows to be 3-4 inches long.

The Prosperosa eggplant is an Italian heirloom favorite. These round fruit have a beautiful deep violet pleated skin with a touch of cream under the stem. The 4-5 inch eggplants have a meaty and mild tasting white flesh with a very eggplant texture. The Prosperosa is a favorite for its eye-catching shape and color, making it the perfect addition to any garden!