Vegetable Seeds for Hot Climates
These seeds are imported from Asia especially for
gardeners in hot climates and tropical areas. They are also a
means of having a late summer crop in temperate areas.
3417 UC157 Asparagus
Clonal hybrid, high yield, great spear quality, dark green, smooth, tight tip. Heat tolerant.
3407 Broccoli Diplomat
F1, Blue green head, small bead, hot and cold tolerant, semi domed head, heat tolerant, 75 days.
3412 Cabbage Charmant
F1, early season, withstands summer heat, compact for short spacing, 3-5 lb head, 60 days.
TRM453 Cabbage Topicana F1
Well-adapted to tropical areas. Very compact. Matures in 60-65 days under hot conditions and shows medium maturity (75-80 days) under cooler conditions. A hybrid producing 4-6 pound heads.
3414 Cabbage K-K Cross
F1, Medium large flat heads, early, high heat and humidity tolerance, 60 days.
FB120 Tropic Giant Cabbage
F1, Huge 10-12 lb flat mid green head, slow bursting, heat tolerant, great taste, fresh market favorite, 80 days.
3406 Cucumber Little Tyke
A prolific F1 hybrid, baby cuc or pickler, 1 x 3-1/2", medium cavity, heat tolerant, good keeper, 35 days.
3415 Cucumber White Wonder
A beautiful and delicious slicer or pickle, excellent for salads, 6 x 2-1/2", heat tolerant, 58 days.
FB126 Turkish Orange Eggplant
Unique, brilliant orange, green stripes, tennis ball size, very flavorful, great stuffed, 90 days.
IP052 Purple Tiger Stripe Eggplant
(Lao Purple Stripe), 2" round, purple/white striped, 90 days, well suited for hot climates.
IP019 Endive: Bianca Riccia
For salad mix, extra cut, fringed leaf, light green, pink petiole, heat and cold tolerant, 35 days.
W240 Carlton Greens
Traditionally used in Japan in stir fries and soups, it also is excellent braised or, at the baby leaf stage, used in salads.
Really good in baby leaf salad, smooth dark green leaf mature 4" x 12", tender, not mustardy, tolerates heat and cold very well. 30 days.
3591 Greens: Komatsuna Red Mustard Spinach
Japanese type, for salad and braising mix, uniform, round dark green leaf, heat tolerant, 35 days.
SF192 New Red Fire Lettuce
Medium large dark red, very uniform, ruffled leaf, slow bolting, heat tolerant, 48 days.
SF187 Summertime Lettuce
Bred by Dr. Baggett at Oregon State, the objective of Summertime was to develop a head lettuce that would mature in summer's heat without bolting and was also resistant to tip-burn and rib discoloration.
Consistently yields the highest percentage of usable heads in trials. Flavor is good and texture is very crisp.
3416 Purslane Emerald Green
Thick, juicy, melt in your mouth glossy leaves 2" long x 1/2" wide, 20" tall, pink stems, cut and bunch, heat tolerant, 45 days.