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.
3151 Red/Green Leafed Amaranth
Green and red leaved variety. The leaves are green and
elongated in shape. Maturity: 25-30 days. A very fragrant
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.
TRN301 Carlton Greens
For baby leaf salad, smooth dark green leaf mature 4" x 12", tender, not mustardy, tolerates heat and cold, excellent baby greens. 30 days.
TRN347 Greens: Komatsuna Red Mustard Spinach
Japanese type, for salad and braising mix, uniform, round dark green leaf, heat tolerant, 35 days.
TRM455 Tropicana Lettuce
Probably the best for hot gardens. Heat tolerant, disease resistant green leaf.
Plants produce full heads with heavy leaves. Tolerant to tipburn. Utility Patent granted, you cannot save seeds from plants and use them to regrow new plants as they are US Plant Variety Protected. Intermediate resistance to corky root 48 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.