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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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