Results 2015

Name

Scientific name

Source

Planted

Harvest start

Harvest end

Seeds

Comments

Purple Amaranth

Amaranthus cruentus

Leila

May

October

November

Don't know when seeds started, plant was in with Cleomes

Cleome

Cleome hassliriana

Leila

May

September

November

Don't know when seeds started.

Stinging Nettle

Urtica diocia

Wild

Self seeded

May

June

 

2 years running

Tomato - Grape Jelly Bean

Lycopersicon lycopersicum (hybrid)

Planters

Late March

Late June

November

Great production this year. Heavy vines need strong support

Pepper - Thai Red Chili

Capsicum annum

Baker Creek

2-21

June

November

Star of the garden this year. ~10#s peppers from 6 plants.

Celery - Tendercrisp

Apium graveolens var. dulce

Baker Creek

2-21

May

? Nov

 

Maybe too tight? Small tough stalks, many that were hollow inside.

Tomato - Ark. Traveler

Solanum lycopersicum

Baker Creek

2-21

May

November

Prolific tomatoes, best, largest ones were early, before June drought

Summer Savory

Saturaja hortensis

Baker Creek

2-21

June

August

 

One large harvest in June, given to Esther. Later harvest for us

Sage, broad leaf

Salvia officinalis

Baker Creek

2-21

June

November

Still growing in November. One good havest taken. Will see if it overwinters.

Snapdragon

Antirrhinum majus

Leftover

2-21

June

August

 

Nice blooms. Don't know if it self seeded. Only one of LO flowers that bloomed

Stevia

Stevia rebaudiana

Baker Creek

3-12

 

Did not come up in two months of waiting.

Basil - Genovese

Ocimum basilicum

Baker Creek

March

July

October

 

Planted in other concrete planter. Trying to overwinter in mudroom.

Lavender - French Perfume

Lavendula angustifolia

Planters

March

Did not germinate

Lavender - Hidcote

Lavendula angustifolia var. Hidcote

Planters

March

 

Did not germinate

Calendula - Zeolights

Calendula officinalis

Leftover seed

Late March

 

Did not germinate

Lettuce - Buttercrunch

Lactua sativa

Planters

March

May

June

Pitful, thin leaves. Maybe plant earlier?

Moonflower

Datura

Wild

April

 

Did not see any along fence line, where sown.

Snow Peas - Oregon Sugar

Pisum sativum var. saccharatum

Baker Creek

August

October

October

Did not produce as well as spring planting last year.

Radish - German Giant

Raphanus sativus

Baker Creek

August

November

November

Produced a bit better than spring planting, there were two edible radishes + no bolting

Castor Bean

Ricinus communis

LO + BC

mid March

July

November

Early-bad germination. Ordered from BC and planted more. Large have late seeding.

Surprise Lillies

Lycoris squamigera

wild

May

 

Moved from 9607 to along walk and front bed

Pea - Little Marvel

Pisum sativum

Baker Creek

April

May

June

Good production- ended up saving many seed-too much peas in freezer already.

Coleus

Solenostemon scutellaroides

Baker Creek

mid March

 

Did not germinate

Beet - early wonder

Beta vulgaris

Baker Creek

Apr & Aug

June —

June —

Small yield early, later planting did not germinate

Giant Sunflower

Helianthus uniflorus var giganteus

Baker Creek

April 1

July

September

Favorite of the deer. Came up afterwards, but the ones nibbled did not flower.

Cucumber - Boston Pickling

Cucumis sativus

Baker Creek

April 1

June

July

Bad year for cucumbers and melons, insects and soggy ground.

Dill - Bouquet

Antheum graveolens

Baker Creek

april

july

august

Need to plant many more- 10 is not enough.

Horseradish

Armoracia rusticana

HyV root

May

October

November

 

Hrvested small amount. Left most roots in ground.

Garlic

Allium sativum

Planters

May

 

Green parts flourished before heat. At that point very small cloves, left in ground

Onion

Allium cepa

Planters

May

 

Harveted greens in June and November. Bulbs still small, leaving in to grow.

Carrot - Tendersweet

Daucus carota

Baker Creek

Apr & Aug

 

None came up in spring. Only one showed up in fall planting, but sprouted in Nov.

Okra - Jimmy T

Abelmoschus esculentus

Baker Creek

April 20

July

Nov

8' tall plants with constant flowers and pods

Melon - Green Nutmeg

Cucumis melo

Baker Creek

May 15

Sept

Sept

Good early growth and many flowers, few set. Of those, did not grow quickly or large

Cowpea- Ozark Razorback

Vigna unguiculata

Baker Creek

May 15

Sept

Oct

Healthy plants, small peas. 10 plants produced enough peas for 2 batches.

Squash - Butternut

Cucumis pepo

Saved

May 15

 

 1 squash yield

Pumpkin - Long Pie

Cucumis pepo

Saved

May 15

Oct

Oct

Slow to set, much squashbug infestation. Disappointing after last year.

Melon-Cantaloupe

Cucumis melo

PC

May 15

Sept

Sept

Plants sparse, few flowers set. 2 melons, neither full-grown

Pepper - Red Bell

Capsicum annum

PC

4-1

Sept

Nov

Strong plants, few peppers. Slow to ripen. Need to get acclimated seeds.

Pepper - Serrano

Capsicum annum

PC

4-1

July

Nov

Nice yield from 2 plants ~20-30 peppers

Watermelon - Chris Cross

Citrullus vulgaris

Baker Creek

May 15

Oct

Nov

Strong plants, very slow blooming, growing. Small watermelons

Radish, Daikon Minowase

Raphanus sativus

Planters

4-1 and Aug

Nov

Nov

Spring planting bolted with small roots, fall had some edible size.

Pine - pitch x loblolly

Pinus rigida x taeda

MDC

4-20

 

Several planted along front of 07. Hanging on, barely.

Witch Hazel

Hamamelis virginiana

MDC

4-20

 

Along log in 07 yard, doing well so far.

Mimosa Tree

Albizia julibrissin

from Spfd

throughout

 

Several seedlings planted along front.

Pepper - Corbaci

Capsicum annum

Leila

? planted Jun

Aug

Nov

 

Turkish- one plant- 6 peppers, slow to ripen

Ground Cherry

Physalis grisea

Baker Creek

Apr 20

Aug

Oct

Only one germinated, used crop of 6 for seed.

Additions/Wish List 2016 and beyond

Lettuce - Big Boston

Name

BC

 

 

 

Fall.

Beans - Tongues of Fire

Name

BC

 

 

 

 

Tomato-Pantano Romanesc

Solanum lycopersicum

BC

 

 

 

 

Tomato-Black Krim

Solanum lycopersicum

BC

 

 

 

 

Bean-Scarlet Runner

Phaseolus coccineus

BC 3.00

 

 

 

From SS-KC

Bean - Anasazi

Phasoleus vulgaris

PotSW 2.75 +

 

 

 

From Richard

Carrot - Amarillo

Daucus carota

BC 3.00

 

 

 

 

 

Sesame

Sesamum indicum

BC 3.00

 

 

 

 

 

Wheat - Emmer

Triticum turgidum ssp. dicoccum

BC 3.00

 

 

 

 

 

Wheat - Red

Triticum aestivum

MF 7.50

 

 

 

 

Montana Flour

Pepper - Tabasco

Capsicum fructens

BC 2.50

 

 

 

From SS-KC

Pepper - NM Heritage 6-4

Capsicum annum

CPI 6.00

 

 

 

From Richard

Pepper - NM Suave Red

Capsicum chinense

CPI 6.00

 

 

 

 

 

Pepper - NM Jalmundo

Capsicum annum

CPI 6.00

 

 

 

 

 

Pepper- Prik Chee Fa

Capsicum annum

KSC 3.69+

 

 

 

 

Kitazawa Seed Co + 5.95 shipping

Tomato - Cherokee Purple

Solanum lycopersicum

BC 2.50

 

 

 

From SS-KC Eric Hopkins

Tomato - Black Giant

Solanum lycopersicum

BC 2.50

 

 

 

 

 

Tomato - Red Fig

Solanum lycopersicum

BC 2.00

 

 

 

 

 

Tomato - Copia

Solanum lycopersicum

BC 2.25

 

 

 

 

 

Tomato - Green Zebra

Solanum lycopersicum

BC 2.50

 

 

 

 

 

Sunflower - Evening sun

Helianthus annus

BC 2.50

 

 

 

 

Sweet Pea - Azureus blue

Lathyrus sativus azureus

BC 3.00

 

 

 

 

Zinnia - Berry Basket Mix

Zinnia elegans

BC 2.75

 

 

 

SS-KC

Castor - Zanzibariensis

Ricinus communis zanzibariensis

BC 3.50

 

 

 

 

 

Cabbage - Late Flat Dutch

Brassica oleracea var. capitata

BC 2.00

 

 

 

 

Celosia - Forest Fire

Celosia argentea plumosa

BC 2.00

 

 

 

SS-KC

Succulent Iceplant

Mesembryanthemum crystallinum

BC 2.50

 

 

 

 

 

Cardinal Climber

Ipomoea x multifida

BC 1.75

 

 

 

 

Seeing if I can get the MBG seed collected to sprout/set

Pepper - Aji Limon

Capsicum baccatum

BC 2.50

 

 

 

SS-KC

Cucumber - Delikatessse

Cucumis sativus

BC 2.50

 

 

 

 

Broccoli-Romanesco Italia

Brassica oleracea var. botrytis

BC 2.75

 

 

 

Spring and fall

Pepper-Leutschauer Paprika

Capsicum annum

BC 2.50

 

 

 

 

Bean-Royal Burgandy

Phaseolus vulgaris

 

 

 

 

SS-KC

Lima Bean- Fordhook

Phaseolus lunatus

 

 

 

 

SS-KC

Soybean-Edamame

Glysine max

 

 

 

 

SS-KC

Sorghum-Black Amber

Sorghum bicolor

 

 

 

 

SS-KC

Pepper-Chinese Giant

Capsicum annum

 

 

 

 

SS-KC

Cape Gooseberry

Pysalis peruviana

 

 

 

 

SS-KC

Chinese Lantern

Physalis alkekengi

 

 

 

 

SS-KC

Leek-American Flag

Allium ampeloprasum

 

 

 

 

SS-KC

Pepper-Fish

Capsicum annum

 

 

 

 

SS-KC

Cabbage-Michihili

Brassica rapa s. pekinensis

 

 

 

 

SS-KC Fall.

Mustard-Mizuna Kyona

Brassica rapa nipposenica

 

 

 

 

SS-KC Fall.

Mustard Green-Tatsoi

Brassica rapa var. rosularis

 

 

 

 

SS-KC Early Spring.