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Popular heirloom seeds of 2017

Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds says these 14 heirloom seeds will be some of the most popular for the upcoming year!
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    Chioggia Beet

    This heirloom beet was named after a fishing town in Italy and brought to the United States in 1865. These light red skinned beets have a beautiful red and white strips in the center as shown. The flesh is tender, mild and sweet.

    Date Published: December 28, 2016
    Date Updated: December 28, 2016
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    Purple Dragon Carrot

    With a deep purple exterior and an orange interior, the contrast in the vegetable when cut into slices is brilliant. The purple dragon carrots offer a flavor of spicy-sweet, creating something complex and often great for snacking.

    Date Published: December 28, 2016
    Date Updated: December 28, 2016
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    Purple of Sicily Cauliflower

    These purple heads weigh between two and three pounds, and cook to a bright green color. It brings a fine, sweet flavor to the table along with brilliant colors.

    Date Published: December 28, 2016
    Date Updated: December 28, 2016
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    Glass Gem Corn

    With translucent kernels that shine like glass, this corn comes in a variety of colors. It can be used for decorative purposes, but is also edible and delicious.

    Date Published: December 28, 2016
    Date Updated: December 28, 2016
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    Papa's Red, White and Blue Corn

    This series of corn comes in three distinct colors and can be grown in a short season and cool climates. The flour corn was bred by Ed Schultz from outside of Bozeman, Montana. Schultz began breeding his corns in about 1985.

    Date Published: December 28, 2016
    Date Updated: December 28, 2016
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    Japanese Long Cucumber

    These long, slim fruit are very crisp and mild. Putting out large yields, this cucumber is great for home use or farmers’ markets.

    Date Published: December 28, 2016
    Date Updated: December 28, 2016
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    Rocky Top Lettuce Salad

    A combination of brightly colored and unique lettuces makes up this rocky top lettuce salad. This works great for your home table or markets!

    Date Published: December 28, 2016
    Date Updated: December 28, 2016
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    Jing Orange Okra

    These deep reddish-orange pods are quite colorful and produce a lot of flavor. This particular type pods early and even in dry conditions.

    Date Published: December 28, 2016
    Date Updated: December 28, 2016
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    Sugar Magnolia Tendril Pea

    These purple pods add a brilliant pop of color with the green foliage. With vines that can reach up to 8 feet tall, these sugar snap peas have a flavor that isn’t too sweet and has a great snap.

    Date Published: December 28, 2016
    Date Updated: December 28, 2016
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    Hot Carolina Reaper Pepper

    These spicy peppers are over 100 times hotter than a jalapeno! With a fiery red color, these scorchers have a scythe shaped tail at the base of the fruit. These peppers are a must for those extreme pepper eaters.

    Date Published: December 28, 2016
    Date Updated: December 28, 2016
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    Molokai Purple Sweet Potato

    These sweet potatoes have a purple-flesh that is very sweet and creamy. It’s wonderful when baked or roasted as-is with no need for further adornment.

    Date Published: December 28, 2016
    Date Updated: December 28, 2016
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    Red Kuri Squash

    This squash can weigh between 5-10 pounds each and are shaped like a teardrop. With a red-orange exterior, the golden flesh is smooth, dry and sweet. The red kuri squash is a Japanese winter squash.

    Date Published: December 28, 2016
    Date Updated: December 28, 2016
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    Cherokee Purple Tomato

    This old Cherokee Indian heirloom gives off a deep purple-pink color. With a sweet flavor and large size, this tomato is perfect for real old-time tomato flavor.

    Date Published: December 28, 2016
    Date Updated: December 28, 2016
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    Ali Baba Watermelon

    These melons have hard light-green rinds and weigh between 12-30 pounds. Plants are large and give heavy yields of the oblong fruit, which do well in a variety of conditions. With a crisp texture, the flavor is sweet and luscious.

    Date Published: December 28, 2016
    Date Updated: December 28, 2016
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    Looking for more?

    For more information on these heirloom seeds or other heirloom seeds provided by Baker Creek, visit RareSeeds.com.

    Date Published: December 28, 2016
    Date Updated: December 28, 2016

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