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Annual and Heirloom Varieties of Garden Vegetable Seeds: Italian Heirloom Beets, Broccoli, Broccoli Raab, Brussels Sprouts, Red Cabbage, Green Cabbage Varieties for Cole Slaw and making Sauerkraut.

Chioggia Beet (Italian Heirloom), Detroit Dark Red Beet, Early Wonder Beet, Red Ace Beet, Italian Spring RAAB Broccoli De RAPA, Fall Broccoli RAAB, Green Comet Broccoli, Italian Green Sprouting Broccoli, Long Island Improved Brussels Sprouts, Copenhagen Market Cabbage, Mammoth Red Rock Cabbage, Savoy Perfection Cabbage, Cole Slaw Cabbage and Sauerkraut Cabbage Varieties.


Hart's Beet Seeds - Chioggia
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Chioggia BEET Seed [Italian Heirloom Seed]
Stock #: HSV2003     Price: $2.29
Matures in 60 Days
Betterave - Barbabietola - Remolacha

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LATE BEET - SALAD GREENS: This novel Chioggia Beet is actually an Italian Heirloom beet. Chioggia Beet is also known as candy stripe beet or bulls-eye beet, the round roots are 3 inches in diameter and produce alternating red and white concentric rings when sliced. Retains markings if baked whole and sliced immediately before serving.

SOWING ... Plant Chioggia beet seed outdoors as soon as the soil can be worked. Plant seeds 1 inch apart in rows 12 Inches apart and cover seed with 1/2 inch of fine soil, well pressed down. Keep soil moist until seeds start to grow. For a continuous beet harvest, plant beet seed every two weeks until early August.

THINNING ... When Chioggia beet plants are 3 to 4 inches tall, thin to 3 to 4 inches apart in the row.

GERMINATION ... Chioggia Beet seed germinates in 10 to 14 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Young Chioggia beet tops make excellent greens which can be cooked or used fresh like Swiss Chard, and can be grown all summer.


Hart's Beet seeds - Detroit Dark Red
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Detroit Dark Red BEET Seed
Stock #: HSV2001     Price: $1.89
Matures in 58 Days
Betterave - Barbabietola - Remolacha

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LATE BEET - SALAD GREENS: Detroit Dark Red Beet is a choice late variety, the tops making small upright growth, thus allowing planting in close rows, important where space is limited. Skin and flesh deep red, showing no light zones. Tender, fine-grained and very sweet, Detroit Dark Red Beet is a splendid variety for canning or for winter storage.

SOWING ... Plant beet seed outdoors as soon as the soil can be worked. Plant in rows 12 Inches apart spacing seed 1 inch in the row. Cover seed with 1/2 inch of fine soil, well pressed down. Keep moist until beet seeds start to grow. For a continuous harvest, plant beet seed every two weeks until the first of August.

THINNING ... When beet plants are 3 to 4-inches tall, thin to 3 to 4 inches apart in the row.

GERMINATION ... Detroit Dark Red Beet seed germinates in 7 to 14 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Young beet tops make excellent greens which are used like Swiss Chard, and can be grown all summer. Beet roots are 2-1/2 to 3 inches in diameter.


Hart's Beet seeds - Early Wonder
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Early Wonder BEET Seed
Stock #: HSV2002     Price: $1.89
Matures in 50 Days
Betterave - Barbabietola - Remolacha

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EARLY BEET - SALAD GREENS: Early Wonder Beet, a medium sized, early variety of beet, produces globe shaped purplish-red roots and good sized tops. Early Wonder Beets are good for fresh use, canning or pickling as well as greens. This early beet variety is especially productive where growing seasons are short.

SOWING ... Plant Early Wonder beet seed outdoors as soon as the soil can be worked. Plant in rows 12 inches apart spacing seed 1 inch in the row. Cover beet seed with 1/2 inch of fine soil, well pressed down. Keep moist until seeds start to grow. For a continuous beet harvest, plant Early Wonder beets every two weeks until the first of August.

THINNING ... When beet plants are 3 to 4 inches tall, thin to 3 to 4 inches apart in the row.

GERMINATION ... Early Wonder Beet seed germinates in 7 to 14 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Young beet tops make excellent greens which are used like Swiss Chard, and can be grown all summer. Roots are 2-1/2 to 3 inches in diameter.


Hart's Beet seeds - Red Ace
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Red Ace BEET Seed (Hybrid)
Stock #: HSV2004     Price: $2.29
Matures in 50 Days
Betterave - Barbabietola - Remolacha

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EARLY BEET: You can't beat the sweet, juicy, tenderness of Red Ace Beets. This delicious variety is easy to grow and drought tolerant. Red Ace Beets has a high natural sugar content and erect, disease resistant green tops for delicious greens. Serve Red Ace Beets fresh in all stages of growth or store for winter enjoyment. This beet variety is ideal for table, canning, freezing, pickling and salads.

SOWING ... Sow Red Ace beet seed outdoors as early as ground can be worked. Plant in rows 12 to 18 inches apart spacing seeds 1 inch apart in the row. Cover beet seed with 1/4 inch of fine soil, well pressed down. Keep soil moist until beet plants start to grow.

THINNING ... When beet plants are 3 to 4 inches tall, thin to 3 inches apart in the row.

GERMINATION ... Red Ace Beet Seed germinates in 7 to 14 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Young beet tops make excellent greens. We suggest you sow a few rows of Red Ace Beet Seed in your vegetable garden to be eaten as greens.


Hart's seeds - Spring RAAB Broccoli De RAPA Seed
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Spring RAAB Broccoli DE RAPA Seed
Stock #: HSV2005     Price: $1.59
Matures in 60 Days
Chou Broccoli, Rapa Friarielli, (Rapini)

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FOR SPRING PLANTING: This rapidly growing Spring Raab Broccoli De Rapa produces a liberal cutting of turnip-like leaves and small tender flower buds which are used for Italian greens.

SOWING ... Sow Spring Raab Broccoli De Rapa seed outdoors in early spring in sunny location after all danger of frost is past. Plant Broccoli De Rapa seeds thinly in rows 2 ft. apart covering with 1/4 inch of fine soil.

THINNING ... When Spring Broccoli Raab plants are 3 inches high, thin so plants are spaced 1-1/2 feet in the row.

GERMINATION ... Spring Raab Broccoli De Rapa seed germinates in 7 to 10 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... This variety of Broccoli Raab is normally planted in the spring and may be planted as late as mid summer for early fall crop.


Hart's seeds - Fall Broccoli RAAB Seed
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Fall Broccoli RAAB Seed (RAPINI)
Stock #: HSV2006     Price: $1.89
(Chou Broccoli, Rapa Friarielli, Rapini, Sparachetti, Turnip Broccoli)

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FOR FALL PLANTING: This overwintering Fall Broccoli RAAB produces a liberal cutting of turnip-like leaves and small tender flower buds which are used for Italian greens.

SOWING ... Plant Fall Broccoli Raab seeds outdoors in Late Summer to Mid-Fall, in a sunny location. Plant seed thinly in rows 2 feet apart, covering seed with 1/4 inch fine soil, well pressed down.

THINNING ... When Fall Broccoli Raab plants are 2 to 3 inches tall, thin so plants are spaced 18-24 inches apart in the row.

GERMINATION ... Fall Broccoli Raab seed germinates in 7 to 10 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions. Later plantings in cooler temperatures may slow germination.

REMARKS ... For fall greens, plant broccoli raab seeds in mid to late summer. For early spring greens and flower buds, sow in mid to late fall.


Hart's seeds - Italian Green Sprouting CALABRESE Broccoli
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Italian Green Sprouting BROCCOLI Seed
Stock #: HSV2008     Price: $1.59
Matures in 60 to 80 days from transplanting date.
Brecol, Cavolo Broccolo, Chou Broccoli

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CALABRESE - Single Large Broccoli Head: Italian Green Sprouting Broccoli forms tall branching plants and compact central heads resembling Cauliflower, but dark green. After the main head is removed smaller broccoli heads continue to develop over a long growing season.

SOWING ... Sow Italian Green Sprouting Broccoli seeds indoors 6 to 8 weeks before last frost date. May also be sown in early spring in sunny location after all danger of frost is past. Space broccoli seeds 1 inch in rows covering with 1/4 inch of fine soil.

THINNING ... When broccoli plants are 6 inches high transplant in rows 2 1/2 feet apart, spaced 1 1/2 feet in the row.

GERMINATION ... Italian Green sprouting broccoli seed germinates in 7 to 14 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Broccoli is rich in Iron, Calcium, Vitamins A, B1, B2, Niacin and Vitamin C. Broccoli matures in 60 to 80 days from transplanting date.


Hart's seeds - Long Island Improved Brussels Sprouts
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Long Island Improved BRUSSELS SPROUTS Seed
Stock #: HSV2010     Price: $2.29
Matures in 110 Days
Cavolo Di Bruxelles De Bruxelles

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DELICIOUS FALL VEGETABLE: Brussels Sprouts have a mild cabbage-like flavor but are more tender and tasty. The edible parts are the numerous small heads that form on the stalk. Long Island Improved Brussels Sprouts are a delicious vegetable for fall and winter use.

SOWING ... Plant Brussels Sprouts seed outdoors as soon as ground can be worked. For earlier crop start seed indoors 5-7 weeks before last frost and set out after last frost. Plant seed in rows 3 feet apart spacing seed 2 inches apart in row. Cover with 1/2 inch fine soil.

THINNING ... When plants are 4 inches high, thin or transplant 2 feet apart in the row.

GERMINATION ... Brussels Sprouts seed germinates in 7 to 14 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Water Brussels Sprouts regularly and fertilize every 4-6 weeks. When the sprouts begin to form, remove the lower leaves to force all nourishment into the sprouts. The flavor is improved by frost, so delay harvest of late crop until after first frost. Brussels Sprouts contain Calcium, Iron, and Vitamins A, B, and C.


Hart's seeds - Copenhagen Market Cabbage
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Copenhagen Market CABBAGE Seed
Stock #: HSV2011     Price: $1.39
Matures in 65 Days
Cavolo Verzatto - Chou De Milan

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EARLY GARDEN CABBAGE: Copenhagen Market Cabbage is the most popular early round-headed cabbage. This variety produces cabbage heads 6 1/2 to 7 inches in diameter. The compact growth permits close planting, making them ideal for the small home garden or patio areas and roof top gardens too.

SOWING ... For early crop, plant cabbage seed indoors or in hotbeds 4 to 6 weeks before last frost. For late crops plant directly outdoors early spring to mid-summer. Plant cabbage in rows 4 inches apart, spacing seed 1 inch apart in row. Cover seed with 1/8 inch fine soil, well pressed down.

THINNING ... When cabbage plants are 3 to 5 inches tall, and danger of frost is past, transplant outdoors, spacing plants 12 inches apart each way.

GERMINATION ... Copenhagen Market cabbage seed germinates in 7 to 14 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Water regularly and fertilize cabbage every 3 to 4 weeks. Harvest when cabbage head is firm by cutting just under the head.


Hart's seeds - Mammoth Red Rock Red Cabbage
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Mammoth Red Rock CABBAGE Seed
Stock #: HSV2012     Price: $1.39
Matures in 90 Days
Cavolo Cappuccio - Chou Pomme

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POPULAR FOR COLESLAW: Mammoth Red Rock cabbage heads are round, solid and a rich wine-red color. This variety of red cabbage is widely used for pickling and shredded for delicious cole slaw salad. Try some of this red cabbage variety on your dining table, this vegetable growing season.

SOWING ... For early crop, start red cabbage seed indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost. For late crops sow red cabbage seed in rows, directly outdoors May thru July. Cover seed with 1/8 inch of fine soil, well pressed down. Keep soil moist until red cabbage seeds start to grow.

THINNING ... When red cabbage plants are 3 to 4 inches tall, thin or transplant 2 feet apart, in rows 2-1/2 feet apart.

GERMINATION ... Mammoth Red Rock cabbage seed germinates in 7 to 14 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Water red cabbage regularly and fertilize every 3 to 4 weeks. Harvest Red Rock when cabbage head is firm by cutting just under the head. Red cabbage contains Calcium, Iron and Vitamins A, B, and Vitamin C.


Hart's seeds - Savoy Perfection Cabbage
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Savoy Perfection CABBAGE Seed
Stock #: HSV2013     Price: $1.39
Matures in 90 Days
Chou De Milan - Cavolo Verzatto

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SAVOY PERFECTION * HEADS LARGE AND CRISP * WRINKLED LEAVES: Savoy Perfection Cabbage is of much finer quality than ordinary Cabbage, being sweeter with a more delicate flavor. Savoy Perfection Cabbage should have its place in every home garden. Savoy Perfection cabbage produces large round heads, weighing 6 to 8 lbs. The finely-crinkled (savoyed) green leaves can be steamed, stir fried or shredded for Cole Slaw or preserved as Sauerkraut.

SOWING ... For early crop start savoy cabbage seed indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost, for late crops, sow cabbage seed directly outdoors May thru July. Cover seed with 1/4 inch of fine soil, well pressed down. Keep soil moist until cabbage seeds start to grow.

THINNING ... When savoy cabbage plants are 3 to 4 inches tall, thin or transplant 2 feet apart in rows 2-1/2 feet apart.

GERMINATION ... Savoy Perfection cabbage seed germinates in 7 to 14 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Water savoy cabbage regularly and fertilize every 3 to 4 weeks. Harvest when head is firm by cutting just under the head. Savoy cabbage contains Calcium, Iron and Vitamins A, B, and Vitamin C. Grown as a FALL cabbage, the flavor improves after a light frost.




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