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Rochester, NY, United States, 2014/12/10 - Harris Seeds’ 2014-2015 Vegetable & Cut Flower Growers’ Catalog was published and mailed in December. Find a selection of high-quality vegetables seeds and cut flower seed varieties - HarrisSeeds.com.
Harris Seeds is pleased to announce the publication of the 2014-2015 Vegetable & Cut Flower Growers’ Catalog, featuring hundreds of high-quality vegetable seed and cut flower seed varieties, with nearly 60 new introductions.
Among the new vegetable varieties for 2015 is Rhea pumpkin. Rhea is a great compliment to its larger brother, Cronus; grow them together for wagonloads of high-quality, family-pleasing big pumpkins with great handles! Bowie bean features an excellent dark green pod color and an upright plant habit. Goldfinger is a beautiful carrot for baby carrot production or for bunched carrot sales. An eye-appealing zucchini named Payload has a uniform shape and reduced spine plant. ACes supersweet bicolor corn has shown very good yield potential and wide adaptability. These new seed varieties as well as all of our standard offerings are tested for guaranteed performance on your farm.
For organic and sustainable growers, Harris Seeds carries approximately 300 exceptional vegetable varieties that are treatment free or organic, and non-GMO. Harris Seeds focuses on varieties that taste great, perform in the field, and resist disease. Market-leading untreated vegetable seed varieties include Revolution pepper, Primo Red tomato, Zucchini Elite summer squash, and Gladiator pumpkin.
The locally produced cut flower market continues to expand and opportunity knocks for growers who can grow cuts to complement their vegetable offerings. There are exciting new cut flower varieties to try including Helios Flame, a pollen free sunflower with impressive color and cleanliness. There’s the Vincent series of sunflowers that are bred to be less sensitive to day length, offering growers greater flexibility in programming and high quality stems and flowers for early, mid and late season sales. Offer these varieties or any of the cut flowers listed in the catalog to increase sales at your market or roadside stand!
Harris Seeds offers more than just seeds. Available to growers is a spring & fall 51 strip vegetable plant program, bareroot fruit and vegetables from DeGroot and Garden Galleries, and onion transplants from Dixondale. Growers will also find an expansive listing of quality tools and supplies for seed starting, plant protection, watering, harvesting, merchandising and more.
About Harris Seeds
The Harris Seeds Company (harrisseeds.com) began long ago in 1879 in the fertile Genesee Valley of Western New York. Over the next century, it became a leader in the development and distribution of flowers and vegetables for the home garden and professional grower marketplace. Located in Rochester, New York, the company specializes in high quality vegetable and flower seeds, plants and growing supplies. The company publishes over 500,000 catalogs every year, serving the home gardener and professional grower. Quality has been the hallmark of Harris Seeds for over 135 years. It was the very first company in America to test for quality germination and print the results on every package of seed sold. Harris Seeds places extreme importance in providing the finest products available, coupled with service that goes unmatched in the industry.