The Heirloom tomato known as Arkansas Traveler is my favorite. Some sources say it was pre-1900, but there is more evidence that this heirloom was bred by the University of Arkansas in 1968. It is open pollinated and indeterminate. It continues to grow and produce all season. It is a pink tomato with a thin skin, smooth […]
The Rutgers Heirloom Tomato was bred in 1928 by crossing the Marglobe with J. T.D. variety. Over 70% of commercial tomatoes were the heirloom variety, Rutgers at that time.
The heirloom tomato, Marglobe, was developed in 1917 by Frederick J. Pritchard of the United Stated Dept. of Agricuture. He crossed the Globe and Marvel tomatoes. Thus the two names into one, Marglobe. In 1925, it was publicly released. With its natural disease resistance, it is a parent of many tomato varieties. The famous heirloom […]
Seeds of Change is an heirloom seed company that was founded in 1989 by Kenny Ausubel with a vision to promote and preserve biodiversity of open-pollinated seeds. Ausubel left the company in 1994.
heirloom seeds are carried down from generation to generation, similar to handing down a desired antique from generation to generation,”
Categories: Vegetable Seeds
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Saving seed from lettuce is relatively easy. Lettuce is an annual and produces flowers and seed in one season. Use your first plantings. Plants for seed should be 8-12″ apart in the row. The seed stalks begin to form and rise 18-24″. Small yellow flowers appear which turn into fluffy bunches. When about half the […]