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The Chas. C. Hart Seed Company

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Annual Garden Vegetable and Heirloom Seeds: Okra, Yellow and Red Onions and Scallions, Parsley, Parsnip, Green Peas, Sugar Snap Peas and Cowpeas.

* NEW * Sugar Snap POLE PEAS (ALL AMERICA SELECTIONS "GOLD" WINNER), Dwarf Stalk Long Green Pod Okra, Early Yellow Globe Onion, Sweet Spanish Onion, Wethersfield Red Large Onion, White Portugal Onion (Rareripe or Scallions), Hamburg Parsley, Turnip Rooted Parsley, Hollow Crown Parsnip, Laxton's Progress Peas, Dwarf Thomas Laxton's Peas, Sugar Ann Snap Peas, Dwarf Gray Sugar Snow Peas, Blackeye Cowpeas

Customer Note: Sorry, express or expedited shipping IS NOT AVAILABLE for this product.

June 17, 2009

Please note that most of our vegetable, flower and herb seeds - including collections - are now SOLD OUT for the season. Please check back with us in January for the 2010 seeds.

Our Pumpkin Patch is still fully stocked with all varieties, and our Country Store has a full selection of great gardening gifts.


Hart's Dwarf Stalk Long Green Pod Okra Seed
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Dwarf Stalk Long Green Pod OKRA Seed
Stock #: HSV2052     Price: $1.39
Matures in 50 Days
(- Gombaud, Quingombo, Ocra -)

Out of Stock for the Season

USED FOR FLAVORING AND THICKENING SOUP: This Dwarf Stalk Long Green Pod Okra variety, popular in the South is very productive, bearing pods 4 to 6 inches long which are used for thickening and flavoring soups. Okra is delicious when rolled in corn meal and fried.

SOWING ... Plant Okra seed outdoors after danger of frost is past. Plant seed in rows 3 feet apart, spacing seed 3 inches apart in row. Cover Okra seed with 1 inch of soil, well pressed down.

THINNING ... When Okra plants are 2 to 3 inches tall, thin to 15 inches apart.

GERMINATION ... Dwarf Stalk Long Green Pod Okra seed germinates in 7 to 14 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Okra pods should be picked before seeds develop.


Hart's Early Yellow Globe Onion Seed
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Early Yellow Globe ONION Seed
Stock #: HSV2053     Price: $1.89
Matures in 100 Days
(- Oignon, Cipolla, Cebolla -)

Out of Stock for the Season

STORES WELL FOR WINTER USE: Onion is a popular vegetable used either raw or cooked, as a flavoring in garden salads, delicious soups, hearty sandwiches, and robust stews. Early Yellow Globe onion stores well for winter use.

SOWING ... Plant onion seed outdoors as soon as ground can be worked. For earlier crop, start onion seed indoors 5 to 7 weeks before last frost and set out after last frost. Plant seed in rows 10 inches apart, spacing onion seed 1 inch apart in row. Cover with 1/4 inch of fine soil.

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

GERMINATION ... Early Yellow Globe Onion seed germinates in 7 to 14 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Water onions regularly and fertilize every 4-6 weeks. When the onion bulbs have reached maturity, bend the tops down to hasten drying before they are harvested.


Hart's Sweet Spanish Onion Seed
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Sweet Spanish ONION Seed
Stock #: HSV2054     Price: $1.89
Matures in 110 Days
(- Oignon, Cipolla, Cebolla -)

Out of Stock for the Season

Sweet Spanish onions are a popular vegetable used either raw or cooked, as a flavoring in fresh salads, soups, hamburgers, sandwiches and stews. Sweet Spanish onions will grow quite large and sweet. This sweet Spanish onion variety is not a winter keeper.

SOWING ... Plant Spanish onion seed outdoors as soon as ground can be worked. For earlier crop start onion seed indoors 5-7 weeks before last frost and set out after last frost. Plant seed in rows 10 inches apart, spacing seed 1 inch apart in the row. Cover with 1/4 inch of fine soil, well pressed down. Keep soil moist until Spanish onion seeds start to grow.

THINNING ... When Spanish onion plants are 3 to 4 inches tall, thin or transplant 10 inches apart in the row.

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

REMARKS ... Cultivate and draw up earth well around Spanish onion plants so they are fairly well covered at all times. Water regularly and fertilize sweet Spanish onion plants every 4 to 6 weeks.


Hart's Wethersfield Large Red Onion Seed
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Wethersfield Large RED ONION Seed
Stock #: HSV2056     Price: $1.89
Matures in 100 Days
(- Oignon, Cipolla, Cebolla -)

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STORES WELL FOR WINTER USE: Wethersfield Large Red onion derives its name from Wethersfield, Conn. where it was extensively cultivated. It grows to a large size, deep red, thick, approaching to round shape, fine grained, pleasant flavored and productive. It ripens in September and is one of the best to keep.

SOWING ... Plant Wethersfield Large Red onion seed outdoors as soon as ground can be worked. For earlier crop start seed indoors 5 to 7 weeks before last frost and set out after last frost. Plant onion seed in rows 15 inches apart, spacing seed 1 inch apart in the row. Cover onion seed with 1/4 inch of fine soil, well pressed down. Keep soil moist until seeds start to grow.

THINNING ... When Wethersfield Large Red onion plants are 3 to 4 inches tall, thin or transplant 4 to 6 inches apart in the row.

GERMINATION ... Wethersfield Large Red onion seed germinates in 7 to 14 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Cultivate and draw up earth well around onion plants so the onions are fairly well covered at all stages. Water Wethersfield Large Red onions regularly and fertilize every 4 to 6 weeks. Onion is also know as Olgnon, Cipolla, and Cebolla.


Hart's White Portugal Rareripe or Scallions Onion Seed
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White Portugal (Rareripe or Scallions) ONION Seed
Stock #: HSV2055     Price: $1.89
Matures in 60 Days
(- Oignon, Cipolla, Cebolla -)

Out of Stock for the Season

Scallions are a popular garden vegetable used either raw or cooked. Scallions are popular as a flavoring in salads, sandwiches, soups, and stews. Scallions may be pulled when stem and bulb are 1/2 inch in diameter or allowed to grow longer to form larger onions.

SOWING ... For early crop start Scallion seed indoors 5 to 7 weeks before last frost date. For later crop plant directly outdoors as soon as the ground can be worked. Space seeds 1/2 inch apart in rows spaced 10 inches apart. Cover seed with 1/4 inch of fine soil, well pressed down. Keep soil moist until seeds start to grow.

THINNING ... When Scallions plants are 3 to 4 inches tall, thin or transplant 1 inch apart.

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

REMARKS ... If larger onion bulbs are desired pull every other plant for Rareripes and allow others to mature. For best Scallion onion results, cultivate, water and fertilize regularly.


Hart's Hamburg or Turnip Rooted Parsley Seed
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Hamburg or Turnip Rooted PARSLEY Seed
Stock #: HSV2057     Price: $1.89
Matures in 70 to 90 Days
(- Persil - Prezzemolo tuberoso -)

Out of Stock for the Season

ROOTS EXTENSIVELY USED FOR FLAVORING SOUPS AND STEWS: While the top growth of parsley is used for flavoring and garnishing, this parsley variety forms a fleshy parsnip-like root 5 to 6 inches long which is highly valued for the rich delicious flavor it imparts to soups, stews, gravies, etc. Parsley also makes an attractive border and lends itself well to container growth. THE ROOTS MAY BE LEFT IN THE GROUND ALL WINTER AND ARE NOT AFFECTED BY FREEZING. Ideal for the home gardener, small rooftop gardens or apartment dweller.

SOWING ... Plant parsley seed in early spring as soon as the soil can be worked. Sow seed in rows 12-18 inches apart and cover seed with 1/4 inch of fine soil. Keep soil moist until plants start to grow.

THINNING ... When parsley plants are 2 to 3 inches high, thin or transplant to 3 to 4 inches apart in the row.

GERMINATION ... Hamburg or Turnip Rooted Parsley seed germinates in 21 to 30 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions, and may occasionally fail entirely, if planted during a particularly dry period.

REMARKS ... Parsley is rich in vitamin B. The parsley leaves may also be dried. The parsley roots may be left in the ground all winter and are not affected by freezing. Parsley also makes an attractive border and lends itself well to container growth.


Hart's Hollow Crown Parsnip Seed
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Hollow Crown PARSNIP Seed
Stock #: HSV2058     Price: $1.89
Matures in 100 Days
(- Panais - Pastinaca -)

Out of Stock for the Season

CORELESS ROOTS OF EXCELLENT FLAVOR: Hollow Crown Parsnip is the best and most productive variety and is largely grown both for home vegetable garden and market. The parsnip roots are creamy white and grow 10 to 12 inches long. A great roasted dinner vegetable.

SOWING ... Plant parsnip seed outdoors as early in the Spring as ground can be worked. Plant parsnip in rows 18 inches apart, spacing seed 2 to 3 inches apart in the row. Cover parsnip seed with 1/2 inch of soil, well pressed down.

THINNING ... When parsnip plants are 2-3 inches high, thin to 6 inches apart in the row.

GERMINATION ... Hollow Crown Parsnip seed germinates in 14 to 21 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Parsnip are rich in Vitamins A and B. Parsnip are a very hardy root crop and the sweet flavor will be improved if they are left in the ground through the winter. Parsnip are excellent mashed or as a roasted vegetable.


Hart's Laxton's Progress Peas Seed
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Laxton's Progress PEAS Seed
Stock #: HSV2107     Price: $1.49
Matures in 60 Days -- Height 18 inches

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EARLY PEA VARIETY: Laxton's Progress is a popular early pea variety that produces an abundance of dark green straight pods about 4-1/2 inches long. Each pea pod contains 6 to 8 large peas. This early summer favorite is highly resistant to fusarium wilt.

SOWING ... Plant Laxton's Progress pea seed outdoors in March whenever weather allows. Plant seed 1-1/2 inches apart in rows 2-1/2 feet apart. Cover seed with 2 inches of soil, well pressed down.

THINNING ... When Laxton's Progress pea plants are 2 to 3 inches tall, thin to 3 inches apart.

GERMINATION ... Laxton's Progress Peas seed germinates in 10 to 14 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... This variety of garden peas can be grown without support. Planting in double rows 6 inches apart will provide additional support where necessary. Make repeated pea plantings every 2 to 3 weeks of Laxton's Progress for continuous supply of delicious garden peas all season.


Hart's Dwarf Thomas Laxton's Peas Seed
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Dwarf Thomas Laxton's PEAS Seed
Stock #: HSV2107p (2.5 oz. Poly Bag)     Price: $2.19
Matures in 60 Days -- Height 18 inches

Out of Stock for the Season

EARLY PEA VARIETY: Dwarf Thomas Laxton's Peas is a popular early pea variety that produces an abundance of dark green straight pods. Each pea pod contains 6 to 8 delicious peas.

SOWING ... Plant dwarf Thomas Laxton's pea seed in early spring as soon as the soil can be worked. Plant seed 1-1/2 inches apart in rows 2-1/2 feet apart. Cover seed with 2 inches of soil, well pressed down with back of hoe.

THINNING ... When pea plants are 3 inches tall, thin to 3 inches apart and shallow hoe to keep out weeds.

GERMINATION ... Thomas Laxton's Peas seed germinates in 10 to 14 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Make repeated plantings of Thomas Laxton's Peas seed every 2 to 3 weeks for continuous supply of delicious garden peas all season.


Hart's Sugar Ann Snap Peas Seed
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Sugar Ann SNAP PEAS Seed
Stock #: HSV2127     Price: $1.49
Matures in 56 Days -- Height 1-1/2 feet
(- Guisante -)

Out of Stock for the Season

Earlier and dwarfer than Sugar Snap, this popular variety can be used from immature stage until pods start to become netted. Strings in pods should be stripped out. They are at their best when pods are round and firm. Sugar Ann Snap Peas can be used raw in salads as well as cooked.

SOWING ... Plant snap peas seed outdoors in March whenever weather allows. Plant snap pea seeds 1-1/2 inches apart in rows, 2-1/2 feet apart. Cover snap pea seed with 2 inches of soil, well pressed down.

THINNING ... When snap peas plants are 2 to 3 inches tall, thin to 3 inches apart.

GERMINATION ... Sugar Ann Snap Peas seed germinates in 10 to 14 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... This Sugar Ann Snap Peas variety can be grown without support. Planting snap peas in double rows 6 inches apart will provide additional support where necessary. Make repeated plantings every 2 to 3 weeks for continuous supply of delicious peas all season.


Hart's Pole Sugar Snap Peas Seed
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NEW * POLE Sugar Snap PEAS Seed (Edible Pod)
Stock #: HSV9127     Price: $2.19
Matures in 70 Days -- Pole Height 6 to 8 feet
(- GUISANTE -)

Out of Stock for the Season

ALL AMERICA SELECTIONS "GOLD" WINNER

Many consider this Sugar Snap pea variety, the best flavored of all the edible pod peas. Young thick edible pods are crisp and sweet. Used raw or in salads as well as frozen or cooked. Strings in pods should be stripped out. Shelled peas from more mature pods are also of excellent quality.

SOWING ... Plant sugar snap peas seed outdoors as soon as ground can be worked, and the weather allows. Plant sugar snap pole peas seeds 2 inches apart in rows, 2 feet apart. Cover sugar snap peas seed with 1 inch of fine soil, well pressed down.

THINNING ... When sugar snap peas plants are 3 to 4 inches tall, thin to 8 to 10 inches apart.

GERMINATION ... Sugar snap peas seed germinates in 10 to 14 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Pole peas require support using string, netting, trellis or fence. Planting sugar snap peas in double rows 6 inches apart will provide additional support where necessary. Make repeated plantings every 3 weeks for continuous supply of delicious Sugar Snap Peas all season.


Hart's Dwarf Gray Sugar Snow Peas Seed
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Dwarf Gray Sugar Snow PEAS Seed
Stock #: HSV2108     Price: $1.49
Matures in 65 Days -- Height 1-1/2 ft.

Out of Stock for the Season

ORIENTAL VEGETABLES: Sugar Snow Peas have been a favorite for more than a century. Heavy producer of sweet, tender pods. Sugar Snow Peas should be picked when quite young and almost flat. Dwarf Gray Sugar Snow Peas and Edible Pods are excellent eaten raw.

SOWING ... Plant Snow Peas seed outdoors in March whenever weather allows. Plant Snow Peas seed 1-1/2 inches apart in rows 2-1/2 feet apart. Cover Snow Peas seed with 1/2 inch of soil, well pressed down.

THINNING ... When Sugar Snow Peas plants are 2 to 3 inches tall, thin to 3 inches apart.

GERMINATION ... Dwarf Gray Sugar Snow Peas seed germinates in 10 to 14 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... This Dwarf Gray Sugar Snow Peas variety can be grown without support. Planting Snow Peas in double rows 6 inches apart will provide additional support where necessary. Make repeated plantings of Snow Peas for continuous supply all season, as late as mid-summer.


Hart's California Blackeye Cowpeas Seed
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California Blackeye COWPEAS Seed
Stock #: HSV2128     Price: $1.49
Matures in 60 to 75 Days

Out of Stock for the Season

SOUTHERN FAVORITE: Blackeye Cowpeas are a favorite in the south and growing in popularity in other areas. Plants are vigorous and high yielding. Blackeye Cowpeas are excellent to use fresh or dried for winter use. Try some Cowpeas in your vegetable garden this growing season.

SOWING ... Plant blackeye cowpeas seed outdoors in a sunny location after all danger of frost is past. Place seed 2 inches apart in rows 3 feet apart. Cover Cowpeas seed with about 1 inch of soil. Firm soil over the Cowpeas seed by pressing with back of hoe.

THINNING ... Thin blackeye cowpeas to 3 inches apart and keep free of weeds by frequent hoeing or cultivation, especially when plants are small. Do not hoe when plants are wet.

GERMINATION ... Blackeye cowpeas seed germinates in 7 to 15 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Plant cowpeas when soil and weather have warmed. Do not rush planting of the cowpeas. A few cold, wet days at planting time may rot the seed.




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