[Market Farming] Crops that grow well in Texas and sources for seed

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Sat Jan 2 13:56:10 EST 2010


Recommended Vegetable Varieties for Texas Numbers on the right correspond 
to 
the seed suppliers.
VEGETABLE  VEGETABLE VARIETY  POSSIBLE SOURCES
Asparagus  Jersey Gem  1,11
Asparagus  Jersey Giant  1,11
Asparagus  UC 157  1,8,11,14,15,18
Bean - Horticultural  French Horticultural  11
Bean - Lima  Butterpea, Dixie Speckled  4,14,15,18,21
Bean - Lima  Butterpea, Dixie White  4,15,18,21
Bean - Lima  Henderson Bush  1,4,14,15,18,21
Bean - Lima  Jackson Wonder  4,14,15,18,21
Bean - Lima  Thororeen  4,14,15,18,21
Bean - Lima, Pole  Florida Speckled  4,14,15,18,21
Bean - Lima, Pole  Sieva Carolina (early)  4,14,15,18,21
Bean - Snap, Flat Pod  Greencrop Bush  2,4,11,14,15,18,21
Bean - Snap, Green Oval Pod  Bush Blue Lake 274  1,4,6, 11,14,15,18,21
Bean - Snap, Green Oval Pod  Contender  4,14,15,18,21
Bean - Snap - Green Oval Pod  Tendercrop  11,21
Bean - Snap - Green Oval Pod  Tendergreen  4,14,15,18,21
Bean - Snap - Green Oval Pod  Topcrop  4,14,15,18,21
Bean - Snap - Pole  Blue Lake Pole  4
Bean - Snap - Pole  Dade  14,15,18
Bean - Snap - Pole  Kentucy Wonder  4,14,15,18,21
Bean - Snap - Yellow  Goldcrop  1,14,15,18
Bean - Snap - Yellow  Improved Golden Wax  4,21
Bean - Snap - Yellow  Pencil Pod Black Wax  14,15,18
Beet  Pacemaker III  14,18
Beet  Detroit Dark Red  14,18
Beet  Ruby Queen  1,4,11,13,14,15,18,21
Broccoli  Baccus  2
Broccoli  Green Comet (AAS)  1,11,12,18
Broccoli  Packman  1,4,7,11,13,14,18
Broccoli  Premium Crop (AAS)  1,11,12,18
Brussel Sprouts  Prince Marvel  11
Cabbage  Bravo  11
Cabbage  Green Boy  1,21
Cabbage  Market Prize  11
Cabbage  Rio Verde  121
Cabbage  Savoy King  1,12,18
Cabbage - Chinese  Jade Pagoda  1,11
Cabbage - Chinese  Michili  1,8,14,15,18,21
Cantaloupe (Muskmelon)  Ambrosia  1,4
Cantaloupe (Muskmelon)  Israeli  21
Cantaloupe (Muskmelon)  Magnum 45  1,4,7,13,14,18,21
Cantaloupe (Muskmelon)  Mission  2,14,21
Cantaloupe (Muskmelon)  Perlita  1,2,4,7,14,21
Cantaloupe (Muskmelon)  TAM Dew  1,2,7,11,13,14,15,18,21
Cantaloupe (Muskmelon)  TAM Uvalde  1,4,7,11,21
Carrot - Fresh  Imperator 58  1,4,7,8,11,14,15
Carrot - Fresh  Nantes  2,4,8,14,15,18,21
Carrot - Fresh  Orlando Gold  1,2,13,14,15,18
Carrot - Fresh  Texas Gold Spike  2,14,17
Cauliflower  Imperial 10-6  11
Cauliflower  Snow Crown (AAS)  1,11,12,18
Cauliflower  Snowball Y Improved  1,7,11,12,14,15, 18, 21
Collards  Blue Max  1, 4
Collards  Georgia Southern  14,15,18, 21
Corn - Sweet Late  Kandy Korn  1, 4, 21
Corn - Sweet Late  Silver Queen  1, 4, 7 , 11, 12, 18, 21
Corn - Sweet Late  Summer Sweet 7800  1
Corn - Sweet Late  Sweet G90  4
Corn - Sweet Midseason  Calumet  2,4,14,21
Corn - Sweet Midseason  Capitan  2
Corn - Sweet Midseason  Crisp-N-Sweet  1,21
Corn - Sweet Midseason  Honeycomb  14, 15, 18
Corn - Sweet Midseason  Merit  2, 4, 14
Cucumber - Pickling  Calypso  1,2,11,13,14,15,18,21
Cucumber - Pickling  Carolina  1,4,7,11,13,14,15,18,21
Cucumber - Pickling  Liberty (AAS)  3,14,18
Cucumber - Slicer  Burpless  4
Cucumber - Slicer  Dasher II  1,4,7,13,14,18,21
Cucumber - Slicer  Poinsett 76  1,2,4,7,11,13,14,15,18,21
Cucumber - Slicer  Sweet Slice  1,13,14,18,21
Cucumber - Slicer  Sweet Success (AAS)  1,13,14,18
Eggplant  Black Beauty  2,4,12,13,14,15,18,21
Eggplant  Florida Hibush
Eggplant  Florida Market  2,4,13,14,18
Eggplant - Oriental  Ichibon  1,12,18
Eggplant - Oriental  Tycoon  13,14,18
Kale  Dwarf Scotch  14,15,18,21
Kohlrabi  Early White Vienna  2,4,12,14,15,18,21
Kohlrabi  Grand Duke Hybrid (AAS)  1,11,12,18
Lettuce - Butterhead  Buttercrunch (AAS)  1,4,11,12,13,14,15,18,21
Lettuce - Butterhead  Great Lakes 659 MT  1,2,4,12,13,14,15,18,21
Lettuce - Leaf  Prizehead  2,4,11,13,14
Lettuce - Leaf  Red Sails  4,12,13
Lettuce - Leaf  Red Salad Bowl  4,12,13
Lettuce - Leaf  Ruby  14,21
Lettuce - Leaf  Salad Bowl  2,4,11,12,13,14,21
Lettuce - Romaine  Paris Island  1,2,11,13,14,15,18,21
Lettuce - Romaine  Valmaine  1,14,15,18
Mustard  Green Wave  1,2,11,14
Mustard  Tendergreen  2,14,15,18,21
Okra  Clemson Spineless  1,2,4,11,14,15,18,21
Okra  Emerald  1,4,21
Okra  Lee  4,21
Onion...Bulbing, Intermediate Day,Yellow Skin  Spano (PRR)  14,15,18
Onion...Bulbing, Intermediate Day,Yellow Skin  Texas Grano 1025Y (PRR*) 
2,14,17
Onion...Bulbing, Intermediate Day,Yellow Skin  Yula (PRR*)  2,14
Onion...Bulbing, Short Day, Red Skin  Red Granex  1,7,14,15,18
Onion...Bulbing, Short Day, Red Skin  Red Grano  1,14,15,18
Onion...Bulbing, Short Day, White Skin  Crystal Wax  2,4,7,14,15,18,21
Onion...Bulbing, Short Day, White Skin  White Granex (PRR*)  4,7,21
Onion...Bulbing, Short Day, Yellow Skin  Granex  1,7,11,14,15,18
Onion...Bulbing, Short Day, Yellow Skin  Granex 33 (PRR*)  2,14
Onion...Bulbing, Short Day, Yellow Skin  Granex 429  2
Onion--Bulbing, Short Day, Yellow Skin  Texas Grano 1015Y (PRR*) 
1,2,4,7,13,14,17,18,21
Onion...Bulbing, Short Day, Yellow Skin  Texas Grano 502 (PRR*) 
1,2,4,7,8,11,12,13,14,18
Onion...Bunching (Scallions)  Beltsville Bunching  2,14
Onion...Bunching (Scallions)  Evergreen Bunching  2,4,14,15,18
Onion...Bunching (Scallions)  White Knight  2,14
Onion Transplants   2,4,5,6,8,10,16,17,19,20
Parsley  Banquet  11
Parsley  Moss Curled  1,2,4,13,14,15,18
Parsley  Plain Italian  2,4,11,12,13,15,18
Pea - Edible Podded  Dwarf Gray Sugar  14,15,18
Pea - Edible Podded  Sugar Ann  1,4,11
Pea - Edible Podded  Sugar Bon  1,21
Pea - Edible Podded  Sugar Snap (AAS)  1,4,14,15,18
Pea - English  Little Marvel  8,14,15,18,21
Pea - English  Wando  4,14,15,18,21
Pepper - Extremely Hot, Small  Hidalgo  1,7
Pepper - Extremely Hot, Small  Serrano, Cayenne  1,4,7
Pepper - Hot Bell  Mexibell (AAS)  1,12,14,15,18
Pepper - Hot Chile  Anaheim Chili  1,4,12,14,15,18,21
Pepper - Hot Chile  Big Jim  ?
Pepper - Hot Large  Hot Portugal  ?
Pepper - Hot Long, Smooth  Cayenne Large Red Thick  1,4,12,13,14,15,18
Pepper - Hot Long, Smooth  Hungarian Wax  1,4,7,11,12,14,15,18,21
Pepper - Hot Small, Round  Red Cherry Hot  1,4,11,12,13,14,15,18
Pepper - Hot Largest Jalapeno, Medium Hot  Grande  1,13,18
Pepper - Hot Short, Medium Hot  Jalapa  1,13,14,18
Pepper - Hot short, Medium Hot  Jalapeno  1,2,4,7,11,12,13,14,15,18,21
Pepper - Hot Short, Mild Pungency  TAMU Mild Jalapeno  1,4,7,12,14,15,18
Pepper - Mild Chile  TAMU Mild Chile-2  14,15,18
Pepper - Pimento  Pimiento  1,4,12,18
Pepper - Sweet Bell  Bell Tower  1,12,18
Pepper - Sweet Bell  Big Bertha  1,13,14,18,21
Pepper - Sweet Bell  Capistrano  13,15,18
Pepper - Sweet Bell  Summer Sweet 860  1
Pepper - Sweet Bell  Jupiter  1,12,18
Pepper - Sweet Bell  Pip  2,14
Pepper - Sweet Cherry  Sweet Cherry  1,4,12,13,14,15,18
Pepper - Sweet Long  Sweet Banana  1,4,11,12,13,14,15,18,21
Pepper - Sweet Long  Top Banana  1
Pepper - Sweet, Tapered, Yellow  Gypsy (AAS)  12,18
Pepper - Sweet, Tapered, Yellow  TAM Rio Grande Gold  ?
Pumpkin  Big Max or Big Mac  1,2,4,11,12,14,15,18,21
Pumpkin  Connecticut Field  1,2,4,14,15,18,21
Pumpkin  Jack O'Lantern  1,2,4,11,12,14,15,18,21
Pumpkin  Jack-B-Little  1,4,12,14,18,21
Pumpkin  Small Sugar  1,2, 14,15,16,18,21
Pumpkin  Spirit Hybrid (AAS).  1,4.,13,14,18
Radish  Champion (AAS)  1,2,12,14,15,18,21
Radish  Red Prince  1,2,14,15,18
Radish  White Icicle  1,2,4,14,15,18,21
Rutabaga  American Purple Top  1,11,14,15,18,21
Southern Pea  California #5.  ?
Southern Pea  Cream 40  2,4
Southern Pea  Mississippi Silver  2,4
Spinach Commercial, Fall, Savoy, Home Garden  Coho  1,7
Spinach Commercial, Fall, Savoy, Home Garden  Fall Green II  1,2,7,14
Squash - Summer & Winter  Jersey Golden Acorn (AAS)  1,12,18
Squash - Summer & Winter  Sweet Mama (AAS).  12,18
Squash - Summer, Green  Chefini Hybrid (AAS).  13,14,18
Squash - Summer, White  Patty Pan or St. Pat Scallop  4,7
Squash - Summer, Yellow Crook or Semi-Crook Neck  Dixie  2,4,14,21
Squash - Summer, Yellow Straight Neck  Multipik  1,11,21
Squash - Summer, Yellow Straight Neck  Smoothie  1
Squash - Summer, Yellow Zucchini Type  Gold Rush (AAS)  4,13,14,18,21
Squash - Winter  Early Butternut (AAS)  1,11,13,14,18,21
Squash - Winter  Table Ace  1,7,11,13,14,18
Squash - Winter  Table King  1,2,8,12,14,18
Squash - Winter  Vegetable Spaghetti  1,2,6,11,12,14,18,21
Squash - Winter  Waltham Butternut (AAS).  1,2,11,14,15,18
Swiss Chard  Lucullus  ?
Swiss Chard  Rhubard Chard or Ruby  11
Tomato Early  Bingo (VFFTASt)  1,8
Tomato Early  Carnival (VFNT)  1,12,14,18
Tomato Early  Celebrity (VFNT).  1,12,13,14,18,21
Tomato Early  Heatwave (VFStTMV)  1,12,13,14,18,21
Tomato Early  Merced (VFStTMV)  1,12,13,14,18,21
Tomato Early  Sunmaster (VFStASC)  1,12,13,14,18,21
Tomato Early and Medium Size Fruit  Surefire (VF)  4 (From 12 as GS-12)
Tomato Small to Medium Size Fruit  Porter Improved  4
Tomato Small to Medium Size Fruit  Porter's Pride  4
Tomato Small to Medium Size Fruit  Red Cherry  4,7,11,12,13,14,18,21
Tomato Small to Medium Size Fruit  Small Fry (VFN)  1,4,12,13,14,18
Turnip  Just Right  1,21
Turnip  Purple Top White Globe  1,2,4,11,14,15,18,21
Turnip  Royal Globe  1
Turnip  Shogoin  1,4,14,15,18,21
Turnip Greens  All Top  1
Turnip Greens  Tyfon  1
Watermelon  Allsweet  1,4,7,13,14,15,18,21
Watermelon  Black Diamond  7,14,15,18,21
Watermelon  Charleston Gray  1,2,7,11,13,14,15,18,21
Watermelon  Crimson Sweet  1,2,4,7,11,13,14,15,18,21
Watermelon  Jubilee  1,2,4,7,13,14,15,18,21
Watermelon  Tendersweet, Yellow Flesh  1,4,7,14,15,18
Watermelon - Hybrid  Prince Charles  1,13,18
Watermelon - Hybrid  Royal Jubilee  1,4,7,11,13,18,21
Watermelon - Hybrid  Royal Sweet  1,7,21
Watermelon - Seedless-fruited Triploid Hybrid  King-Of-Hearts  1,7
Watermelon - Small-fruited  Mickeylee  1,13,14,18,21
Watermelon - Small-fruited  Minilee  1,13,14,18,21

VEGETABLE SEED COMPANIES
1. Abbott & Cobb, Inc.
4120 West Pecan Street
McAllen, Texas 78501;
Tommy Seal, Branch Manager.
Phone 800-227-8177 or 210-682-8174
2. Asgrow Seed Comany
P. O. Box 55
Weslaco, Texas 78599
Phone 800-234-1056 or 210-968-3168.
3. Brown's Omaha Plant Farms, Inc.
Box 787
Omaha, Texas 75571.
4. Bunch Seeds, BWI Seed Company
P. O. Box 5968
Texarkana, Texas 75505.
Sales: Harvey Firestone
Order Line, 800-442-8443 or 214-838-8561.
5. BWF Farms
1619 Gastell
Mission, Texas 78572.
C. R. Walker. Phone 512-581-8480.
6. Dixondale Farms, Inc.
P. O. Box 127
Carrizo Springs, Texas 78834.
Phone 830-876-2430; Fax: 830-876-9640.
7. Esco Distributors, Inc.
Box 838
Pharr, Texas 78577.
Phone 210-686-8334 or 787-8657.
8. Ferry-Morse (No Longer Available)
9. Garcia Nursery
442 Commercial Street
Eagle Pass, Texas 78852.
Phone 210-773-3367.
10. Gembler, Ricky
Knippa, Texas 78870.
Sales: Ricky Gembler
Phone 210-934-2157
11. Harris Moran Seed Company
6200 South 35th Street, Suite D
McAllen, Texas 78503.
Phone 210-686-5412
12. Northrup, King & Company
P. O. Box 1254
Kingsville, Texas 78363.
Charles Woelfel
Phone 512-592-7629
13. Petoseed Company, Inc.
P. O. Box 486
Donna, Texas 78537-0486.
Phone 210-464-3966.
14. Sunseeds, Inc.
P. O. Box 720063
McAllen, Texas 78504.
Sales: Mike McLarty
Phone 210-638-3330.
Mobile 210-607-4278
15. Stovall Select Seed Company
2902 - 69th Street
Lubbock, Texas 79413.
Clyde Stovall,
Phone 806-799-3209.
(Dealer for Crookham, Sunseed, Petoseed, and Asgro Seed Companies.
16. Texas Onion Plant Company
Box 871
Farmersville, Texas 75031.
Phone 214-782-7171.
17. Texas Vegetable Seed Improvement Association
P. O. Box 432
Rio Grande City, Texas 78582.
Sales: R. A. Peterson
Phone 210-487-3054-2571.
18. Walter Baxter Seed Company
416 South Missouri
P.O. Box 8175
Weslaco, Texas 78599
Telephone: 210-968-3187
19. Webb Plant Farm
P. O. Box 217
Big Wells, Texas 78330.
Mr. Webb: Phone 514-876-7511.
20. Weise Plant Farm
P. O. Box 468,
Thorndale, Texas 76577.
Mr. Weise: Phone 512-898-2476.
21. Willhite Seed Company
P. O. Box 23
Poolville, Texas 76487.
Phone 800-828-1840 or 817-599-8656.
OTHER POSSIBLE SOURCES:
. Ball Seed Company
P.O. Box 335
West Chicago, Ill. 60185
Ph: 708-231-3500
Fax: 708-231-9056
. Champion Seed Co.
614 N. McColl Road
McAllen, TX 78501
210/618-5574
. DeGiorgi Seed Company
6011 North Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68117-1634
. Express Seeds
607 South Highland Avenue
Champign, Il 61821
Ph: 216-774-2259
Fax:216-774-2728
. E&R Seed company
1356 East 200 Street
Monroe, Indiana 46772
. Germainia Seed Company
5952 North Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, Ill 60646
Ph: 312-631-6631
Fax: 312-631-4449
. G. S. Grimes
P.O. Box 640
concord, Ohio 44077
Ph:800-241-SEED
Fax: 216-352-1801
. Gurney Seed & Nursery
110 Capital Street
Yankton, SD 57079-0001
. Harris Seeds/Gdn Trends
P.O. Box 22960
Rochester, New York 14692-2960
. Holmes Seed company
P. O. Box 9087
Canton, Ohio 44703
Ph: 216-492-0123
Fax: 216-492-0167
. In The Garden Seedsman
272 S. Belknap
Stephenville, Texas 76401
817-965-3710
. Jordan Seeds, Inc.
6400 Upper Afton Road
Woodbury, MN 55125
612/738-3422
. J. W. Jung Seed company
335 South High Street
Randolph, WI 53957-0001
Ph: 414-326-3121
Fax: 414-326-5769
. Johnny's Selected Seeds
Foss Hill road
Albion, ME 04910
Ph: 207-437-9294
Fax: 207-437-2165
. Liberty Seed Company
P. O. Box 806
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663-0806
Ph: 216-364-1611
Fax: 216-364-6415
. Mountain Valley Seed
1800 South West Temple
Salt Lake City, Utah 84115
. Nichols Garden Nursery
1190 Old Salem Road NE
Albany, OR 97321-4542
Ph: 541-928-9280
Fax: 541-967-8406
. George W.Park Seed Co.
P.O. Box 31
Cokesbury Rd.
Greenwood, South Carolina 29647-0001
Ph: 803-223-8555
Fax: 803-941-8555
. Shepherd's Garden Seeds
30 Irene St.
Torrington, CT 06790
203/482-3638
. R. H. Shumway's
P. O. Box 1
Graniteville, South Carolina 29829-0001
. Stokes
P. O. Box 548
Buffalo, NY 14240-0548
416/688-4330
. Tomato Growers Supply Co.
P.O. Box 2237
Fort Meyers, FL 33902
813-768-1119
.. In The Garden Seedsman
272 S. Belknap
Stephenville, Texas 76401
817-965-3710
. SeedWay, Inc
1223 Zeager Road
Elizabethtown, PA. 17022
717-367-1075
. Otis S. Twilley Seed Co.
121 Gary Rd.
Hodges, SC 29653
Phone: 864-227-5155
Toll Free Phone: 800-622-7333
Fax: 864-227-5108
Email: twilley at emeraldis.com
Website: http://www.twilleyse
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. ed.com/
. Vaughan's Seed company
5300 Katrine Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Ph: 800-323-7253
Fax: 708-969-6373
. VIS Seed
P. O. Box 661953
Arcadia, California 91006
Ph: 818-445-1233
Fax: 818-445-3779
. W. Atlee Burpee Company
300 Park Avenue
Warminster, PA 18974
Ph: 215-674-4900
Fax: 215-674-0838





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