The Lemon cucumber is very tender, clean, crisp and sweet taste that is never bitter! This variety is a great cucumber for salads and pickling. Don't be fooled by this heirloom's unusual shape, these bright yellow balls are excellent for salads and pickling! This plant produces regular-sized vines that yield heavily and for a long time.
The Tasty Green cucumber is a burpless cucumber that is crisp and juicy. This hybrid is a deep green cucumber with long white spines. The Tasty Green is a great cucumber for hot and humid climates. The long 12" inch burpless cucumbers have an excellent, bitter free flavor. This variety is an excellent cucumber for greenhouse growing as it produces high yields.
Sugar Ann is a 1984 All America Selections winner! This snap pea variety has an edible pod that offers earliness, productivity, and a compact growth habit. The crisp, sweet succulent 3 inch pods are ready to eat in just 10 to 14 days ahead of the original Sugar Snap, and remain in prime eating condition for days.
The Juane Canary Melon is an old heirloom football shaped melon with a canary yellow rind and a creamy, white to green flesh. This 4-5 pound melon has a delicious sugar sweet taste that is perfect for summer picnics! This variety will keep well in full sun.
Grow little gherkins in patio pots with this award-winning beauty. A compact cucumber with semi-vining growth habit that produces high yields of delicious little black-spined cukes. Best picked at just 2 to 4 inches long with crisp and crunchy texture. This variety of gherkins holds up well to pickling, and make the perfect little pickles for gourmet occasions. An All-America Selections Winner.
The Orient Wonder bean is a white seeded yard-long bean with tender pods. This type of pole bean is sometimes called asparagus or yard-long bean. Popular in warm and humid areas, where plants are vigorously vining. Extra-long, slender pods are slow to form seeds, resulting in more tender beans that can be harvested over an extended period. Orient Wonder is popular for specialty and ethnic markets and superior to standard strains due to its ability to set in cooler climates.
The Sugar Magnolia Pea is a beautiful deep purple colored sugar snap pea that is the result of over 15 years of development! This spectacular beauty has a very sweet flavor and is best before the pods get too fat. Make sure that this climbing variety has a trellis, as its sturdy vines reach to be 6-7 feet tall. Add the Sugar Magnolia to fresh salads or as a steamed side dish for a pop of color!
The Muncher cucumber is a favorite low acid slicer that is very prolific and tender. This cucumber plant variety produces a smooth nearly spineless, medium green cucumber that is crisp and delicious. Muncher can be pickled when young or eaten fresh when it reach 8-10" long and 2-3" wide. This cucumber's skin is thin and tasty, as it is easily eaten. The Muncher is non-bitter burpless cucumber that produces heavy yields and definitely a favorite!
The Sumter Cucumber is a favorite amongst many home gardeners and market growers for being a great slicer and pickling cucumber. This cucumber variety is a blocky medium-green fruit with white spines. The Sumter is well adapted for many different climates. This organic favorite is disease resistant.
The Burpee Improved Bush Lime bean plants produce large pods, high yields, and perfectly shaped beans. Burpee Improved beans are both larger and thicker than normal lima beans. The growth is even more vigorous, with heavier foliage. The plants are uniformly upright.
A beautifully bright and vibrant green bean that grows extra long when mature! Matures quick and has a delicious and crisp bite.
The Mexican Sour Gherkins cucumbers have been around since pre-Columbian times, but were not brought into botanical classification until the mid-1800s. Despite being a member of the Cucurbitaceae family, they're only distantly related to the cucumber and will not cross with other cucumber varieties. This variety is also said to be the most cold-tolerant of all cucumbers, and will continue to fruit until the first frost.
The Muncher cucumber plant variety produces a smooth nearly spineless, medium green cucumber that is crisp and delicious. This low acid favorite is now available in organic seeds. The Muncher is mosaic resistant and produces heavy yields. The taste of this cucumber is non-bitter and very tender. It can be pickled when young or eaten fresh once it reaches 8-10 inches long.
Boston Pickling cucumbers are a high yielding plant with a continuous harvest! Just like its name, the Boston Pickling is great for making pickles! This cucumber will grow to 3" long and smooth with black spines.
Thomas Laxton is an heirloom pea plant that is big and productive. At Urban Farmer we have trialed these a few times and they are always are favorite shelling pea. The peas are always sugary and delicious. This pea variety is named after the famous pea breeder, Thomas Laxton. This old heirloom pea is over a century old and has withstood the test of time. Each pod contains at least 8 peas and often up to 10! Make sure to support the Thomas Laxton's 3' vines with a trellis.
Wando is an exceptionally sweet pea! The best way to stretch the harvest is to plant early and late varieties. This pea variety is one of the most productive warm weather peas. However, Wando is also tolerant of cold for early sowing. The Wando has a wonderful quality both fresh or frozen.
The scarlet runner is a vigorous bean that can easily reach 20 feet. Scarlet flowers against green, heart-shaped foliage. Rapid climbers. Beans are edible and delicious when young. Keep pods picked for continuous bloom. Hummingbirds love to visit the beautiful flowers that grow on this bean. People often grow this bean as an edible landscape plant. A beautiful growing plant with great tasting beans.
Despite its name, the Christmas bean is perfect for warmer climates. The Christmas bean will grow great in both warmer and cooler temperatures. Living up to its name, the seeds turn pink-brown when cooked. Have an excellent semi-rich flavor.