I purchased the Fall Seed Collection for some container gardening this autumn and have been very pleased with the results. Germination rate was fantastic and I had to do much more thinning than I usually do from store-bought seeds. The little growing guide helped with varieties I haven't grown before (hello, kohlrabi). All of my plants are hardy and healthy and I'm already enjoying the early harvests. Looking forward to maturity on the longer growers. Will be buying the Granny's kitchen garden pack for spring. Thanks so much!
I planted several varieties over the past couple years. These have been the most reliable producers so far. Averaged 10-15 lbs. one larger one about 20. Nothing remotely close to 40 lbs. that’s ok. Huge ones are a pain to break down.
I planted a whole bunch of this to attract bees and butterflies. It grows like crazy. However I protected the seed with hay because my first round died because of the hot Florida sun and lack of rain lately.
We started these indoors in January. We transplanted them twice and finally out to our raised bed (full coastal sun). The plant is massive and the tomatoes are TASTY! The best little tomatoes we have ever had. We will likely plant them in a separate bed next year since they grow to such a large size and can crowd out other plants.
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Organic Sunshine Barley
Organic Sunshine Barley
Pkg contains 25 seeds
USDA says about Sunshine Barley....
"A six-rowed, rough-awned, early maturing (70 days), mid-tall (95 cm), non-waxy, spring hulless barley adapted for northern environments such as Alaska.
Plant has good lodging resistance and is moderately susceptible to common diseases of barley including scald (Rhynchosporium secalis), net blotch (Pyrenophora teres) and smut (Ustiago spp.).
Spike is medium long (7 cm) and of nodding attitude. Kernel is dark brown, medium wide and long. Possesses high grain yields (3791.4 kg ha-1), good 1000 kernel weights (38.7 g), and test weights (73.4 kg hL-1).
Grain has good milling and baking characteristics with a slightly darker flour (81.10 Agtron units, red mode) and good nutritional quality (13.61% crude protein, 0.39% P, 0.40% K).
Compared with the parent, Thual, Sunshine is 1 day earlier in maturity, has superior lodging resistance, 10.0 Agtron units, (red mode), darker flour color, 519.2 kg ha-1 higher grain yields, 2.9 g higher 1000 kernel weights, 1.3 kg hL-1 higher test weights, and similar disease resistance as well as milling, baking, and nutritional qualities."