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FOHC Vegetables - Summer 2018

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2018 Summer Vegetables

Bed #1 - Vegetables for Donation to Food Bank

  • Summer squash: 'Dark Green' zucchini
  • Winter squash:  Butternut
  • Bush beans: 'Nickel'
  • Tomato:  Burpee ‘Sweet Seedless Hybrid’

Bed #2 - Squash, Bush Beans and Potatoes

  • Potatoes:  'Bodega Red' and 'Russian Banana'
  • Bush beans:  'Roc d’Or', 'Purple Queen', 'Slenderette', 'Rolande', 'Provider'
  • Squash:  'Trombetta di Albenga' (Trombone squash)

Bed #3 - Tomatoes and Melons

  • Tomatoes:  'Cherokee Purple' (Park Seed Company), 'Lemon Boy', 'Sun Cherry', 'Super Sweet 100'
  • Muskmelons:  'Divergent', 'Sweet Passion', 'Green Nutmeg', 'Blenheim Orange', 'Sarah’s Choice'
  • Watermelon:  'Golden Midget'

Bed #4 - Garlic Variety Trial, followed by Soil Solarization Demonstration (July-August)

(no plants)

Bed #5 - Squash and Eggplant

  • Squash: 'Dale Creasey' zucchini, 'Zephyr' straight neck, 'Bush Yellow' scallop, 'Honey Nut' butternut
  • Eggplant: 'Applegreen', 'Casper', 'Louisiana Long Green', 'Thai Chai Praya', 'Thai Yellow Egg', 'Meatball', 'Listada de Gandia', 'Melanzane Rosso di Rotonda'

Bed #6 - Perennials

  • Asparagus: 'UC 157', 'Purple Passion', and 'Jersey King'
  • Strawberries: 'Albion'

Bed #7 - Tomatoes and Tomatillos

  • Tomatoes:  'Mountain Magic', 'Nugget Hybrid', 'Tast-Lee', 'Chef’s Choice Pink', 'Katana, Red Racer'
  • Tomatillos:  'Plaza Latina' 'Giant Green', 'Verde'

Bed #8 - Peppers and Cucumbers

  • Peppers:  'Red Marconi', 'Fooled You' jalapeno, 'Orange Bell', 'Yellow Bell', 'Super Heavyweight', 'Tequila Sunrise', 'Thai' chili, 'Five-Color'
  • Cucumbers:  'Green Fingers', 'Tasty Green', 'Boothby Blonde', 'Sweet Armenian', 'Silver Slicer', 'Alibi' (on arbor)

Bed #9 - Basil Variety Trial and Dwarf Tomato

  • Basil:  'Thai,' 'Mrs. Burn’s Lemon', 'Lime', 'Cardinal', 'Cinnamon', 'Dark Lady', 'Red Freddy', 'Italian Cameo', 'Lettuce Leaf', 'Aromato', 'Mystery', 'Profumo di Genova'
  • Dwarf tomato:  ‘Tasmanian Chocolate’


May 30, 2018.  Written by Gail Pothour, UCCE Master Gardener of Sacramento County.

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