Our Spring 2018 Growing List & Raised Bed Layout (Zone 10, SoCal)

Growing List- Spring 2018

We are super excited to see what this spring and summer give us with the varieties we’ve narrowed down to due to hardiness, abundance, and above all, taste. We’ve also added a few more varieties this season, such as the golden beet, chicories and radicchios, elephant garlic, pinkerton avocado, hops, and much more.  Below is an “almost” complete list of what we’ve got growing on around here:

 

 Artichokes

  • Green Globe

Chicory & Radicchio

  • Castelfranco
  • Endive/Rhodos
  • Grumolo Rossa di Verona
  • Radicchio Rossa di Treviso
  • Radicchio Rossa di Verona Dragon

Chile Peppers

  • Ajvarski
  • Barker X-Hot
  • Big Jim
  • Caribbean Red habanero
  • Carolina Reaper
  • Chimayo
  • Craig’s Grande jalapeño
  • Fatalii
  • Hatch Green
  • Padron
  • Poblano
  • Serrano
  • Thai Red Chilli

Coles

  • Broccoli: Calabrese Green Sprouting, Romanesco
  • Cauliflower: Purple of Sicily
  • Kale: Dwarf Siberian
  • Radish: Munchener Bier, Watermelon

Corn

  • Country Gentleman Sweet corn
  • Glass Gem corn

Potted Fruit

  • Strawberry
  • Blackberry
  • Blueberry: Bountiful, Jewel, Peach Sorbet, Star, Sunshine, Misty
  • Barbados Cherry
  • Dragon Fruit
  • Goji Berry
  • Kaffir Lime
  • Lychee
  • Raspberry

Garlic

  • Blanco Piacenza
  • CA Early
  • Cuban Purple
  • Elephant
  • LaBrea Purple
  • Rose de Lautrec
  • Spanish Benitee
  • Texas Rose

Greens/Beets

  • Beet: Detroit Dark Red, Golden, Shiraz Tall Top
  • Chard: Swiss Rainbow

Herbs

  • Basil: Genovese, Lettuce
  • Dill
  • Lavender (flower)
  • Lemon Balm
  • Mint
  • Okra (flower)
  • Oregano
  • Rosemary
  • Sage

Legumes

  • Bush Beans
  • Sugar Snap Peas

Onions

  • Australian Brown
  • Bianca di Maggio
  • Bronze d’Amposta
  • Cipollini
  • Garlic chives
  • Leeks
  • Martina
  • Tropeana Lunga
  • Violet de Galmi

Squash

  • Butternut: Rogosa Violina Gioia
  • Cucumber: Boston Pickling
  • Blue Kuri
  • Hubbard True Green Improved
  • Pumpkin: Monster
  • Tondo
  • Watermelon: Ali Baba
  • Zucchini: Fordhook

Tomatoes

  • Black Vernissage
  • Delicious
  • Martino’s Roma
  • Pink Berkeley Tie Dye
  • Pink Brandywine
  • Sioux
  • Solar Flair
  • Sweet Carneros

ORCHARD

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  • Apple: Anna, Beverly, Dorsett Golden, Fuji, Pink Lady, Sundowner
  • Aprium: Double Delight
  • Avocado: Haas, Kona Sharwil Lamb Haas, Pinkerton, Nabal, Reed, Sir Prize
  • Banana
  • Cherimoya: TBA
  • Cherry: Minnie Royal, Royal Lee
  • Elderberry: Adams, Samdal, Sambucus, Mexicana, York
  • Fig: Mission
  • Grapefruit: Oroblanco, Rio Red, Ruby Red
  • Hops: TBA
  • Lemon: Eureka, Sweet Asian
  • Lime: Bearss Seedless, Mexican Key
  • Mandarin: Gold Nugget, Kishu, Satsuma, Tangerine
  • Mango: TBA
  • Orange: Blood, Cara Cara, Moro Blood, Saguinelli Blood, Valencia
  • Olive: Pendolino, Manzanillo, Sevillano
  • Peach: Babcock White, Donut (Saturn), Eva’s Pride, Red Baron
  • Pomegranate
  • Mulberry: Persian
  • Nectarine: Double

 

Example Layout for this Spring:

Spring 2018

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