( 6 varieties to chose from) UPDATED FOR 2020
Takes 2 to 3 weeks to germinate. Plant early in spring, let stay in ground to freeze at maturity for improved flavor. One of my favorite vegetables. Everyone should try growing some this year. Dig in late Fall to early Winter or in Spring before they leaf out.
All American - 105 days - Ten to 12 inch roots, about 3 inches in diameter with a hollow crown. Approximately 900 seeds/pkt. Pkt. $1.25
Andover - 120 days - Developed by University of Minnesota. In good soil it will produce consistent, uniform roots. UNAVAILABLE OR 2020
Cobham Improved Marrow- 120 days - Reasonably skinny neck, very high sugar content, outstanding flavor. Approximately 500 seeds/pkt. Pkt. $2.00 Certified Organic Seed
Harris Model - 110 days - nice uniform strain, almost no hollow crown or side roots. Approximately 900 seeds/pkt. Pkt. $1.25
Hollow Crown- 130 days- 12 inches long, 2 to 3 inches thick at shoulder. Approximately 900 seeds/pkt. Pkt. $1.25
Turga - 100 days - Medium long thick root, sweet almost coconut flavor, originally from Hungary. Approximately 500 seeds/pkt. Pkt. $3.00 Certified Organic Seed