Chocolate Beauty (Seed Savers Exchange)--(Capsicum annuum) Shiny green bell peppers ripen to a gorgeous chocolate brown. Excellent sweet flavor when fully ripe, average flavor when green. Very productive variety for home and market. 70-75 days from transplant. SWEET
Seed Savers Exchange 2012 Webinar Series Interested in seed saving but don’t know where to get started? Learn the A-Z of saving your own seeds with Seed Savers Exchange staff this year. One free webinar will be offered each month. Registration is required.
Genovese (Seed Savers Exchange)--(Ocimum basilicum) The classic large-leaved Italian sweet basil prized for its spicy flavor and wonderful aroma. Fragrant plants grow 18-24". This is the variety of choice for pesto. Annual.
Bean, Italian Rose HEIRLOOM. Wild color and taste in abundance. Heirloom. Beauty and the bean-color and taste in abundance. Long an Italian favorite, 'Rose' will make an excellent addition to your summer soups or risotto. Intensely marked pods, marbled mahogany red on tan seeds, are packed with delicious flavor. Early and high-yielding plants. 70 days.
Gourdseed Corn: "Anyone looking for the old-fashioned taste that made Southern corn bread famous need look no further than the Old South dent corn called “gourdseed.” With flat, cream-colored kernels that resemble skinny pumpkin seeds — some Native Americans referred to them as “teeth” — this is a soft-kernelled, late-maturing variety with rich flavor. Its texture is ideal for dumplings, puddings, flat breads and even pound cake, provided it’s sifted well."
Pepper, Round Tomato Shaped Pimento: "(Capsicum annuum) Heirloom donated to SSE by John Goldsberry of Elwood, Indiana. John received the seeds from his father who got them from Amish near Shipshewana, Indiana. Gorgeous glossy red peppers are thick-walled and have a delicious fruity flavor. 80 days from transplant. SWEET"