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.
 15mg pack ( about 60-75 seeds ) $2.25
3407 Broccoli Diplomat
F1, Blue green head, small bead, hot and cold tolerant, semi domed head, heat tolerant, 75 days.
 100mg pack ( about 30 seeds ) $2.25
3412 Cabbage Charmant
F1, early season, withstands summer heat, compact for short spacing, 3-5 lb head, 60 days.
Available only in Treated Seed.
 100mg pack ( about 20 seeds ) $2.25
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.
Available only in Treated Seed.
 125mg pack ( about 30 seeds ) $2.95
3414 Cabbage K-K Cross
F1, Medium large flat heads, early, high heat and humidity tolerance, 60 days.
 90mg pack ( about 20 seeds ) $2.25
FB120 Tropic Giant Cabbage
F1, Huge 10-12 lb flat mid green head, slow bursting, heat tolerant, great taste, fresh market favorite, 80 days.
 400mg Package ( about 50 seeds ) $2.25
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.
Available only in Treated Seed.
 10 seeds $2.25
3415 Cucumber White Wonder
A beautiful and delicious slicer or pickle, excellent for salads, 6 x 2-1/2", heat tolerant, 58 days.
 10 seeds $2.25
FB126 Turkish Orange Eggplant
Unique, brilliant orange, green stripes, tennis ball size, very flavorful, great stuffed, 90 days.
 10 seeds $1.95
IP052 Purple Tiger Stripe Eggplant
(Lao Purple Stripe), 2" round, purple/white striped, 90 days, well suited for hot climates.
 10 seeds $2.50
IP019 Endive: Bianca Riccia
For salad mix, extra cut, fringed leaf, light green, pink petiole, heat and cold tolerant, 35 days.
 250mg pack ( about 150 seeds )$2.25
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.
 600mg pack ( about 250 seeds ) $2.95
3591 Greens: Komatsuna Red Mustard Spinach
Japanese type, for salad and braising mix, uniform, round dark green leaf, heat tolerant, 35 days.
 750mg pack ( about 300 seeds ) $2.95
SF192 New Red Fire Lettuce
Medium large dark red, very uniform, ruffled leaf, slow bolting, heat tolerant, 48 days.
  341mg Package ( about 320 seeds ) $1.95
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.
69 days.
  450mg Package ( about 400 seeds ) $2.95
IP032 Thai Best Melon
This is a unique melon from Thailand. Fruits are green skin with the end-to-end white liners. Light green flesh inside is sweet and tasty. Melons are 15-18 cm x 25-30 cm in size and up to 2-3 Kg in weight. Plants grow well in hot weather and rainy climates. This variety bears lots of fruits, reaching the maturity in 60-65 days after sowing.
  Package of 10 seeds $2.95
IP056 Yellow Sweet Melon
This yellow mellon is very popular in Thailand. Fruits are similar to Korean yellow melon in color and skin with white liners, but larger in size and weight. This sweet melon is 15-18 cm in diameter and 25-28 cm in length, up to 2-3 Kg in weight. Plants grow vigorously in warm climates and fruits begin to reach the maturity in 70-80 days after sowing. White flesh is very sweet and tasty.
  Package of 5 seeds $2.95
3408 Onion Tokyo Long
Bunching type, long, upright single stalk, dark green leaf, little bulb, tender, tasty, heat tolerant, 75 days.
 300mg pack ( about 100 seeds ) $2.25
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.
 15mg pack ( about 60-75 seeds ) $2.25
3405 Spinach Unipack 151
Semi-Savoy, upright, dark green, all season, good heat, mildew, and bolt resistance, 40 days.
  1.10g pack ( 50-60 seeds ) $2.15
RTP947 Black From Tula
Deep red-brown beefsteak, smooth, 10 oz, very tasty, sets well even in heat, Russian heirloom, indeterminate, 75 days.
Package of 15 seeds $2.25
RTP422 Hot Spell
If you have unusually hot conditions, this is your best bet for a good harvest. Super heat resistant, highly flavorful, round, 7 oz, compact plant, det, 68 days.
Package of 15 seeds. $2.75
RTP476 Florida 91
A perfect tomato for hot climates, will set in very hot conditions. Large, sweet, 8 ounce deeply oblate fruits. Determinate. 80 days.
Package of 10 seeds $2.95
RTP938 Manalucie
University of Florida bred, heat tolerant even over 90º, large red globes, resists disease, indeterminate, 80 days.
Package of 10 seeds $2.15