Vegetable Starter Plants

Below are the vegetables we offered in 2018 as starter plants. Check back soon for our 2019 plant list.

  • All
  • Beans and Peas
  • Cole Crops
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Herbs
  • Leafy Vegetables
  • Melons
  • Miscellaneous
  • Peppers
  • Squash
  • Tomatoes
Acorn Squash**

American Eggplant

Traditional, “American” style eggplant.

Banana Pepper

Sweet banana pepper.


Berkeley Tie-Dye Tomato*

65-75 days. Compact plants produce beautiful 8-12 ounce fruit with a very sweet, rich, dark tomato flavor.

Bhut Jolokia Pepper*

Ghost pepper. 1,041,427 scoville.

Black Beauty Tomato*

85 days. Blue-black skin with deep red flesh. Heirloom.

Black Brandywine Tomato*

80 days. Heirloom.

Black Krim Tomato**

80 days. Russian heirloom with a bold, smoky flavor. 

Brad’s Atomic Grape Tomato*

75 days. Elongated large cherry tomato. Technicolor olive-green, red, and brown/blue stripes. Heirloom.

Brandywine Tomato**

78 days. Heirloom.


Brussels Sprouts***

Bush Bean***

Butterhead Lettuce**

Butternut Squash**


5-7 lbs.

Carolina Reaper Pepper*

2,200,000 scoville.



Cayenne Pepper**

30,000-50,000 scoville.



Cherokee Purple Tomato

72 days. Famously rich flavor and texture make this a colorful favorite among heirloom enthusiasts. Heirloom.



Cubanelle Pepper**

Delicata Squash


Early Girl Tomato

59 days. Bright red and meaty tomato with a lot of flavor and aroma. Bears heavy crops extremely early and continues longer than most tomatoes.


Florence type.

German Pink Tomato*

85-90 days. This large pink, nearly seedless tomato is extremely versatile, excellent for canning and freezing but also for slicing and juicing. Heirloom.

Gold Nugget Tomato**

56 days. Golden cherry tomato.

Golden Sweet Tomato

60 days. Gold grape tomato.

Green Bell Pepper

Green Cabbage

Green Copia Tomato*

80 days. Medium beefsteak. Striped bands of apple-green and pale pink. Heirloom.

Green Globe Artichoke*

Green Kale

Green Leaf Lettuce

Green Romaine Lettuce

Green Summer Squash***

Green zucchini.

Green Zebra Tomato**

72 days. Green-striped, tangy salad tomato. Heirloom.

Habanero Pepper**

150,000-325,000 scoville.


Hot Cherry Pepper***

Hungarian Hot Wax Pepper**

58 days. 5,000-10,000 scoville.

Iceberg Lettuce

Indigo Rose Tomato**

75 days. Unique, dark tomato which is exceptionally high in anthocyanins, powerful anti-oxidants. The cocktail-sized tomatoes have good flavor with “plummy” overtones. 

Jalapeño Pepper

Kabocha Squash*

Also known as a Japanese Pumpkin, kabocha has an exceptionally sweet flavor. It is similar in texture and flavor to a pumpkin and sweet potato combined.


Lemon Cucumber**


Mortgage Lifter Tomato*

85 days. Large, smooth, 1-lb pink tomatoes with a delicious, rich, sweet taste. Heirloom.

Mountain Fresh Tomato**

75 days. The most widely-grown market tomato in the East and Midwest.


Orange Bell Pepper**



Pickling Cucumber

Dark green, blocky, 4-5″ pickling cucumber.

Pineapple Tomato*

85 days. Very large, up to 2 lbs. Yellow fruit with red marbling through the flesh. Very sweet and fruity. Heirloom.

Pink Oxheart Tomato*

85 days. Large, oval, pointed fruit, sweet flavor. Heirloom.

Pink Tiger Tomato*

70 days. Striped fire-engine red and gold. Elongated, 2-inch fruits (cherry-roma). Heirloom.

Poblano Pepper**

Pork Chop Tomato*

75-85 days. The medium sized, slightly flattened beefsteaks have sweet tomato flavor with hints of citrus. Heirloom.

Purple Basil**

Red Bell Pepper

Red Cabbage

Red Kale***

Red Leaf Lettuce

Red Romaine Lettuce***



Sakura Tomato**

55 days. Red cherry tomato.

San Marzano Tomato**

78 days. Considered one of the best paste tomatoes of all time, with old-world look and taste. Heirloom.

Savoy Cabbage

Serrano Pepper**

Shelling Pea

Sicilian Eggplant

Tender, round Italian type.

Slicing Cucumber***

Smooth, dark green slicing cucumber. 8″ long by 2″ diameter.

Slim Purple Eggplant***

Purple, Asian-style eggplant.

Smarty Tomato

69 days. Red grape tomato.

Spaghetti Squash**

Speckled Roman Tomato**

80 days. Striking red sauce tomato with yellow streaks. Meaty red flesh with little juice is good for fresh eating and cooks quickly into sauce. Excellent flavor. Heirloom.



Striped German Tomato**

78 days. The flat, medium to large tomatoes with variable shoulder ribbing are shaded yellow and red. The marbled interior looks beautiful sliced. Complex, fruity flavor and smooth texture.

Stuffing Pepper

Sweet Hungarian stuffing pepper.

Sugar Snap Pea***

Sun Gold Tomato**

57 days. Exceptionally sweet, bright tangerine-orange cherry tomatoes. Intense fruity flavor. 

Sunburst Squash***

Yellow scalloped/patty squash.

Sunrise Bumblebee Tomato**

70 days. Yellow cherry tomato with red stripes and pink interior marbling. Heirloom.



65 days.

Tuscan Kale

Valencia Tomato**

76 days. Sunny orange fruits with full tomato flavor. Meaty interior with few seeds. Heirloom.


Seedless watermelon. 14-16 lbs.

White Eggplant

Large, white eggplant.

White Tomesol Tomato*

80 days. Sweet and rich cream colored tomato. Heirloom.

Yellow Bell Pepper

Yellow Brandywine Tomato*

90 days. Heirloom.

Yellow Bush Bean**

Yellow Summer Squash

Golden zucchini.

All of the varieties we offer are started with either certified organic or non-treated seed from the suppliers credited below.

* Photos courtesy of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds
** Photos courtesy of Johnny’s Selected Seeds (1-877-564-6697)
*** Photos courtesy of  Seedway