Thursday, September 27, 2018

NEW ARRIVALS for 2019 at Mary's Heirloom Seeds

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September 27, 2018
As promised, we are announcing several of our
New Arrivals for 2019!

This puts us well over 600 Heirloom seed varieties now available at Mary's Heirloom Seeds.

We'll have more to announce next week.  Enjoy!
(part 1)

  From Mary's Blog
We are so excited to announce our first "batch" of New Arrivals for 2019.  All of these varieties should be available to ship after October 1st.  Enjoy!

100 days. The Dickinson Pumpkin has a long and famous history.  This is one of the varieties that Libbey's uses in its pumpkin pie filling. 
A medium to large tan squash, weighing from 10-40 pounds.  Nearly round to elongated fruits, 18 inches long by 14 inch diameter.
This is an excellent variety for canning and pumpkin pie filling.
110 days. Boone County White corn dates back to 1874 from a mane named James Riley in Boone County, Indiana.
There are many reason to love this heirloom corn variety:
It is a very heavy producer of huge ears that measure 9-11" in length. 9-11' stalks. Uniform ears have 18-22 rows.
110 days.  Hickory King White Corn can grow up to 12 feet tall and produces 8-9" long ears. Huge white kernels not seen in modern corn.  An Appalasian staple, dating back to the 1800s.
Excellent for roasting, grits, cornmeal, and cornuts. Hickory king has a very high leafy green matter which makes it perfect for silage. Tight husks which help keep out corn worms.
45-50 days. White Egg turnip is fast growing variety, producing Medium-green 17 inch tops.  Good bunching variety.
White egg turnip is a long time favorite in the South where it is know for its reliability and fine flavor.
 85 days. Cubanelle Pepper is a variety of sweet pepper commonly used in Cuban, Puerto Rican, and Dominican cuisine. Famous for delicious fried or stuffed peppers.
Sweet frying pepper, 4.5-6 inches long x 2-2.5 inches in diameter, 3 lobes, tapers to a blunt end, slightly irregular and roughened, medium-thick waxy flesh, yellow-green to red, distinct flavor.
40-60 days.   A hardy Japanese non-heading type mustard that is extremely vigorous and cold tolerant.
Mizuna grows in bunches and has long stems growing from a central stalk. The dark green leaves have deeply serrated edges and have a fringed appearance. The thin, white stems are firm and offer a crunchy texture. Mizuna is harvested at both the baby lettuce and mature stages, with the younger leaves being more tender and milder.

55-60 day. A burpless slicing type that has been popular for over 80 years!
Fruits are medium-dark green, 7-12 inches in length, and quite plump and smooth. Excels as a slicer, because each fruit yields so many slices of uniform diameter.
Tendergreen Burpless can also be used for pickling if picked early
20-50 days.  Contains: Arugula, Red Russian Kale, Greenwave, Tatsoi, and Mizuna Mustard, and Paris Island Cos Lettuce.
Start harvesting your greens when they're 4- to 6-inches long. This can be as soon as 2 weeks after planting!
80 days. Indeterminate. A heirloom variety from Russia. These compact plants bear plenty of wonderfully rich, mahogany-brown tomatoes that average about 4 ounces.
Grows in full sun and are cool-tolerant.  The is a great greenhouse variety.
70-80 days. (Indeterminate) A Kentucky Heirloom grown by Lettie Cantrell since the 1940s.  The original seeds were given to Lettie from a soldier returning home from Germany during World War II.
Large, meaty fruit are about 1 lb. and are wonderful for fresh eating, slicing, or canning.
80 days.  (Indeterminate) Bulgarian heirloom tomato
The word druzba means "friendship" in Bulgarian and Druzba is a very friendly tomato. Not too large, half pound to a pound, the fruit is born in clusters of 3 to 5.  Flavor is outstanding, with just the right combination of sweetness and tartness.
 80-90 days.  Indeterminate.  One of the most popular heirloom tomatoes! 
A favorite of many gardeners; large fruit with superb flavor. A great potato-leafed variety from 1885! Beautiful pink fruit up to 1-1/2 lbs. each!  
60 days. (Determinate) One of our Earliest producing heirloom tomatoes!
Sets fruit at 24" tall and keeps producing all season long. Great for the small garden or containers. Potato-leaf foliage.
Very cold-tolerant and may survive a light frost. Potato leaf foliage.
60-70 days. (Semi-determinate) Moskvich is a high quality, early season, Russian  Heirloom.
Fruits are round to slightly flattened with deep red color and luscious, rich flavor. Great eaten fresh or processed. Highly resistant to cracking, making it a great pick for the greenhouse. Like most Russian varieties, it can stand up to cool conditions.

Also spelled Louffa, Louffah and Loffah 
Heirloom from 1888.  The fruit grows about 2', and the vine is very ornamental, producing clusters of yellow blossoms, in pleasing contrast with the silvery-shaded, dark green foliage.  
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Happy Planting,

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