“Rolande” bush bean: Extra-slim, long deep green filet or “haricot vert” snap beans. A fine French delicacy with superb taste. Refined introduction with extra-crispy texture.
“Pot of Gold” chard: Delicious, reliable and highly ornamental, these vigorous plants have crunchy golden stems contrasting with deep green leaves. Perfect for containers or striking mixed borders.
“Bush Slicer” cucumber: Juicy slicing cucumbers in record time on disease resistant, dwarf bushes, perfect for a small space or container. The 6 to 8 inch long fruits have smooth, tender skin and sweet, crisp flesh.
“Jade Gem” lettuce: An heirloom gardener’s favorite: with 6 to 8 inch tall, fat little rosettes of juicy-sweet, wavy leaves that look like a plump mini romaine. Fast to grow for long harvests of ready-to-eat salads.
“Astia” zucchini squash: French bush variety, developed especially for containers and small space gardens. Compact squash vines are ornamental, early bearing & productive. Easy to harvest, glossy green fruits.
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