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Cooking with Color
Try these wonderful Ferry-Morse vegetable seed varieties to add color to the plate and candy to the eye. As with all Ferry-Morse seeds, these varieties are non-GMO.

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Bean Black Valentine

Beans Black Valentine HEIRLOOM Seed

$2.19

Black Valentine beans are stringless at all stages and average 16-18 inches in length. The dark green pods grow straight and slender on a bush plant.

Flavor: Rich and creamy flavor

Preparation Ideas: A great variety to use in chili

Plant Type: Vegetable

Fill Weight (grams): 19

Grows Best In: Full Sun

Days to Germination: 6-8 Days

Days to Maturity: 48-70 Days

Growth Type: Bush

Planting Depth: 1-1.5"

Seed Spacing: 3'/8"

Disease Resistance: Slight drought

Instructions: Sow seed when soil is warm and all danger of frost is past. Plant 2 seeds every 4 inches. Soaking seeds overnight before planting will speed germination. Thin to 1 plant every 4 inches when plants have 4 leaves. Pick early and often to encourage production. Sow every 2 weeks until 8 weeks before fall frost.

Suggestions: Avoid working around beans when wet; this may spread diseases. When weeding, hoe gently because beans are shallow-rooted. Mulch plants only after thinning.


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Cucumber Lemon

Cucumber Lemon Seed

$1.99

Slicer. The distinctive yellow color, flavor, and shape make the Lemon Cucumber a treasured choice for summer salads. The fruit, almost round, is about 3 1/2 inches long and just turning an attractive lemon-yellow when mature.

Flavor: Sweet

Preparation Ideas: Salads, pickling, asian recipes

Plant Type: Vegetable

Fill Weight (grams): 1.75

Grows Best In: Full Sun

Days to Germination: 8-10 Days

Days to Maturity: 65 Days

Growth Type: Vining

Planting Depth: .5"

Seed Spacing: 4'/6'

Instructions: In full sun, sow a few seeds over a hill 12 inches tall and 2 feet across with well-drained soil. For smaller gardens, plant alongside a fence or trellis. When plants are 2 inches tall, thin to 3 plants per hill. Plant at 3 week intervals up to midsummer for fresh cucumbers all season. Keep fruits picked.

Suggestions: Plant cucumber seeds only after all danger of frost is past and the ground is warm. They need lots of sunshine and water. Keep weeds to a minimum with a straw or leaf mulch.


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Organic Swiss Chard Ruby Seed
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Organic Swiss Chard Ruby Seed

Organic Swiss Chard Ruby Seed

$2.79

Swiss Chard Ruby is a good yielder all summer and into the fall. The tender sweet rhubarb-like stalks are ruby red. The bright color extends into the leaf veins of the dark green, heavily crumpled leaves. It's delicious in salads or cooked. These very ornamental plants reach 18-24 inches.

Flavor: Sweet and earthy tastes

Preparation Ideas: Steam with other greens or add to salads

Plant Type: Vegetable

Fill Weight (grams): 3.75

Grows Best In: Sun/Partial Shade

Days to Germination: 7-10 Days

Days to Maturity: 50-60 Days

Planting Depth: .25"

Seed Spacing: 20"/6"

Best Container Size: 12"+

Instructions: Sow in outdoor rows as soon as the ground can be worked. Place 1 seed every 3 inches and cover firmly with soil. Prefers full sun. Thin to 6 inches apart when plants are 3 inches tall. Use trimmings as fresh greens. Keep plants heavily mulched and moist.

Suggestions: When plants are 7 inches tall, cut outer leaves at soil level with a sharp knife. Harvest will continue all season if inside leaves are permitted to grow.


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Pepper Tabasco (Sow Easy) Seed
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Pepper Tabasco (Sow Easy) Seed

Pepper Tabasco (Sow Easy) Seed

$2.49

Tabasco Peppers are very hot! These hot peppers mature from a yellow-green to vibrant red and really bring a deliciously smoky heat to the kitchen.

Flavor: Smoky hot

Preparation Ideas: Great for sauces

Plant Type: Vegetable

Pelleted Seed Count: 100 Seeds

Grows Best In: Full Sun

Days to Germination: 10-21 Days

Days to Maturity: 80-90 Days

Growth Type: Hot

Planting Depth: .25"

Seed Spacing: 36"/18"

Best Container Size: 12"+

Instructions: Start seeds indoors 8 weeks before planting outdoors. Keep seeds moist in full sunlight. Transplant when 3 inches tall. Or, sow directly in the garden in a sunny location after the danger of frost is past. Plant 2 seeds every 18 inches. Thin or transplant to 1 plant every 18 inches when 3 inches tall. Use a balanced fertilizer when 6 inches tall to increase production.

Suggestions: A great container variety. Plant hot and sweet peppers in separate areas to avoid cross-pollination. Pick peppers regularly for increased yields.


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Swiss Chard Mixed Colors

Swiss Chard Mixed Colors Seed

$1.99

Swiss Chard Mixed Colors have multicolored stems that brighten both vegetable and flower gardens with an attractive rainbow of colors. Stems have a mild chard flavor.

Flavor: Mild, earthy, and nutty flavors

Preparation Ideas: Great variety to sautee or use in stir fries

Plant Type: Vegetable

Fill Weight (grams): 1

Grows Best In: Sun/Partial Shade

Days to Germination: 7-10 Days

Days to Maturity: 30-60 Days

Planting Depth: .75"

Seed Spacing: 18"/6"

Best Container Size: 12"+

Instructions: Seed directly outdoors. Prefers full sun. Sow 2 seeds every 6 inches. After germination, thin to 1 plant every 6 inches. Begin harvesting in 4 to 5 weeks. Tolerates light frost without damage.

Suggestions: Harvest stems just above the soil line. Grows back for multiple harvests.


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Tomatillo Purple Seed

Tomatillo Purple Seed

$1.99

Tomatillo Purple is a uniquely colored tomatillo noted for its sweet, yet tart, flavor. The plant itself provides a little visual flare with its striking purple-veined leaves. The small fruits form inside papery husks that ripen from green to a deep, rich purple. The plants are vigorous and highly productive. Tomatillos are great grilled, diced for salsa, or as a taco topping.

Flavor: Uniquely sweet yet tart

Preparation Ideas: Adds a unique flavor to salsa

Plant Type: Vegetable

Fill Weight (grams): 0.25

Grows Best In: Full Sun

Days to Germination: 7-10 Days

Days to Maturity: 75-85 Days

Growth Type: Indeterminate bush

Planting Depth: .25"

Seed Spacing: 3'/2'

Best Container Size: 18"+

Instructions: Start seeds indoors in a sunny location 6 weeks prior to warm weather. Transplant outdoors in full sun when seedlings display 4-6 leaves and the weather is warm. Seeds can be sown directly into the garden when the soil is warm. Tomatillos cannot tolerate frost.

Suggestions: To keep fruit clean and easier to pick, support with stakes or cages. Tomatillos require at least an inch of water per week.


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