Vegetables

Some of us like flower gardens, some of us like vegetable gardens. They are two sides to the same coin. There are so many different varieties of each type of veggie, that it can sometimes be hard to choose. The experienced staff here at Beier's Greenhouse will help you figure out which one you need.

Broccoli "Packman"

  • Space 12'' Apart

  • Sun 40 Days

These very early uniform plants with 6 to 7 heads are also resistant to heat and disease. After center head is cut, side shoots are produced. Vitamin rich broccoli is delicious fresh or frozen.

Broccoli “Waltham”

  • Space 12" Apart

  • Sun 74 Days

Known for producing large heads and long stalks, this longtime favorite is excellent for cooking fresh or freezing. The 4-6" dark blue-green heads are arrayed with side shoots. Developed to withstand cold, it performs outstandingly in the fall.

Brussel Sprouts "Jade E Cross"

  • Space 12” Apart

  • Sun 80 Days

Large, firm, blue green (round looking) sprouts of excellent quality plants are cold hardy and very productive. The flavor is improved by a few frosts. Enjoy fresh or freeze to enjoy later.

Cabbage "Discovery" (Late)

  • Space 18'' Apart

  • Sun 75 Days

Sweet, flavorful heads resist disease. Cool weather crop.

Cabbage "Flat Dutch" (Late)

  • Space 12" to 18” Apart

  • Sun 100 Days

Named for their large flat heads that are well packed and firm. Suitable for winter storage. Ideal for sauerkraut.

Cabbage "Golden Acre" (Early)

  • Space 12" to 18'' Apart

  • Sun 63 Days

This early maturing cabbage is ideal in size and shape. Stems and core are short and interior quality of the head is good. Popular for salads and sauerkraut. Try in stir fry!!

Cabbage "Ruby Perfection" (Late)

  • Space 18’’ Apart

  • Sun 76 Days

This hybrid produces deep-red medium-sized heads that are solid and well-filled. Enjoy our popular early red heading cabbage for salads, cooking or red kraut.

Cabbage "Stonehead Hybrid" (Early)

  • Space 12" to 18'' Apart

  • Sun 68 Days

Our most popular early hybrid cabbage is named for its very firm, solid interior, uniform round head 6” across these compact plants produce an abundant early crop in a small area and are very yellow resistant.

Cauliflower "Amazing"

  • Space 18” to 24" Apart

  • Sun 70 Days

7-10 inch pure white heads with domed solid kurd. Self blanching, tolerates heat and cold stress.

Cauliflower "Self-Blanch"

  • Space 18” Apart

  • Sun 70 Days

Uniform plants produce well shaped, pure white heads. Wrapper leaves curl over heads to encourage self-blanching. Excellent fresh or frozen.

Cauliflower "Snowball"

  • Space 18'' Apart

  • Sun 60 Days

Nicely rounded, pure white heads up to 8" across. To preserve white heads, gather outer leaves: pull over head and tie with string. Superb for cooking, freezing and serving raw.

Celery "Golden Self-Blanch"

  • Space 18” Apart

  • Sun 115 Days

Both stalk and heart are tender, solid are free from strings. Thin ribbed stalks blanche to a clear waxen yellow. Enjoy as a low calorie treat. Great in soups, salads, and casseroles.

Eggplant "Dusky"

  • Space 18'' to 24'' Apart

  • Sun 85 Days

Semi-spreading and vigorous producer of many oval, medium-sized dark glossy fruit. Excellent quality. Bake or Fry.

Eggplant "Meatball"

  • Space 18'' to 24'' Apart

  • Sun 55-60 Days

Meet the mightiest, meatiest eggplant ever. Imagine fresh, home-grown, vine-ripened meat: that’s ‘Meatball’. Fruit’s dense, moist, flavorful flesh captures the flavor and texture of meat as no other eggplant—or any vegetable—can. Roly-poly, jewel-toned, moist, and super-flavorful, large 5” fruits.

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Fennel "Bronze"

  • Space 18'' to 24'' Apart

  • Sun 100 Days

Tall, erect-growing plant with soft, feathery, fine-textured bronze-purple foliage. Attractive ornamental. Common in Mediterranean cooking. Fennel requires a moist, well-drained soil and plenty of bright sunlight.

Ground Cherry Husk Tomato

  • Space 18'' Apart

  • Sun 70 Days

Trailing plant produces small fruit inside papery husk. Mature when golden yellow. Use in sauces or jams.

Kohlrabi "White Vienna"

  • Space 8" to 10’’ Apart

  • Sun 55 Days

Light green very smooth skin.Flesh has a very mild, turnip-like flavor. Delicious raw with dip or cooked.

Lettuce "Alfresco Blend"
This mix has a true Mediterranean flavor and feel to it. The mix includes lettuces, arugula, endive and radicchio. Visually a nice mix, with shades of green red and bronze.

Lettuce "City Garden Blend"
A traditional mix of lettuce varieties that are easy to grow and is sure to have wide appeal. This attractive mix includes many shades of green and bronze and offers many different leaf textures.

Lettuce "Global Gourmet"
A nice mix of Asian flavors and herbs for use in salads or stir-fry. The mix includes lettuces, brassicas and Asian herbs and offers many different leaf textures in shades of greens and bronze.

MONSTER – Pepper Jalapeno

  • Sun 70 Days

These big, bold meaty peppers give you a flavor the entire family will enjoy. Harvest when green or red, each compact plant yields dozens of fruit, perfect for growing in a container on a deck or patio.

MONSTER – Pepper Bell Green

  • Sun 60 Days

The plants yield fruits when other bell peppers quit because they set fruit even under cool conditions. The compact plants are ideal for growing in pots. Expect a non-stop harvest from spring through fall. The walls are thick, crisp and crunchy, the flavor as good as eating a juicy sweet apple.

MONSTER – Melon – Cantaloupe
6-10 Pounds, sutured with finely netted rind. Rich, heady muskmelon aroma. Aggressive rambling vines.

MONSTER - Watermelon
Oblong-up to 1 foot wide and weighing over 30 pounds!  Sweet red flesh in bodily striped rind.  Produces one or two monster Watermelons per vine.

MONSTER – Acorn Squash
Deep black rind and warm golden flesh with large seed cavity. Flavor is great and fruit is blue-ribbon size. Vigorous bush habit with large foliage.

Bell Pepper "California Wonder"

  • Space 18" to 24'' Apart

  • Sun 75 Days

Best stuffing pepper. Good size, blocky form, thick walls, tender flesh and delicious flavor.

Bell Pepper "Carmine"

  • Space 18" to 24" Apart

  • Sun 75 Days

Both early maturing and extremely productive in a wide range of temperatures, also exudes traditional Italian sweet pepper taste. The compact 28" tall fruits so characteristic of grilled and sauteed peppers throughout the Mediterranean. As they mature from green to red they get even sweeter, making them an excellent choice for fresh salads or cooked dishes.

Bell Pepper "Chocolate"

  • Space 18" to 24" Apart

  • Sun 85 Days

Lobes, blocky fruit matures from green to chocolate brown. A very tasty pepper. Sweeter than the normal green bell. Does NOT taste like chocolate.

Bell Pepper "Golden Bell"

  • Space 18'' to 24'' Apart

  • Sun 68 Days

Early producer of green bell peppers which mature to a yellow gold. The blocky 3" to 4" lobed fruit are 4 x 3 1/2'' with thick walls and sweet flavor.

Bell Pepper "Purple Beauty"

  • Space 18” Apart

  • Sun 75 Days

Compact plants with very meaty, thick-fleshed, sweet, purple peppers. Unlike most peppers which start out green, this one starts out purple, thus giving you the desired color early in the season. Peppers are 3.5" long by 3.5" wide with 3 to 4 lobes.

Bell Pepper "Red Beauty"

  • Space 12" to 24” Apart

  • Sun 75 Days

Mild, tasty, red fruit. Use fresh or cooked. Fruit starts green then turns to scarlet. Enjoy fresh pickled or freeze to use later.

Ornamental Pepper "Black Pearl"

  • Space 18'' to 24'' Apart

  • Sun 60-90 Days

Gorgeous deep purple mounds covered in black bead like fruit. Lovely with hot pink and yellow flowers and silver foliages. Great in containers or massed in the landscape. Bountiful harvest.

Pepper "Banana" - Hot

  • Space 18'' to 24'' Apart

  • Sun 65-70 Days

5" to 6" tapered fruit with thin walls. Canary yellow turns bright red when mature. This pepper is good fresh or dried.

Pepper "Big Chili" - Hot

  • Space 18" to 24” Apart

  • Sun 68 days

The best chili pepper for the North. Huge tapered fruits are 7-10” long with thick meaty mildly hot flesh.

Pepper "Birds Beak" - Hot

  • 36" Tall

  • Sun 90 Days

3" long, narrow, cayenne type peppers with a smoky flavor. The small, tree-like plants are native to Mexico.

Pepper "Caribbean Red" - Hot

  • Space 18” Apart

  • Sun 110 days

The hottest pepper in the world! Improved version of Habanero, it ripens to a beautiful deep red and is even hotter, with the same distinctive taste. Productive 30" plants. 1-1/2" x 1" fruits.

Pepper "Apache" - Hot

  • Space 18'' to 24'' Apart

  • Sun 75 Days

Dwarf selection with abundant red chiles that get hotter & hotter. Excellent flavorful chile type for roasting, frying and drying. Nice as a patio plant.

Pepper "Cayen" - Hot

  • Space 18" to 24” Apart

  • Sun 70-75 days

Vigorous plants produce bumper crops of thin, fiery red fruit 3- 4" long. Pick when green or mature red. Use fresh or dried for robust flavor.

Pepper "Ghost" - Hot

  • Space 24'' to 36'' Apart

  • Sun 95 Days

Also known as Bhut Jolokia, this pepper is alleged to be among world's hottest. Use with caution! Pepper is wrinkled and red.

Pepper "Habanero" - Hot

  • Space 18” Apart

  • Sun 95 days

Blazing hot, wrinkled green fruit ripens yellowish – orange.

Pepper "Jalapeno" - Hot

  • Space 18" to 24” Apart

  • Sun 70 Days

Robustly flavored, very hot,thick-walled. Peppers grow 3" long with rounded tips. Excellent flavor fresh or picked.

Pepper "Mad Hatter" - Hot

  • Space 18" to 24” Apart

  • Sun 70 Days

Crunchy, crisp peppers have an unusual shape and a sweet flavor when eaten green or red.  Adds a touch of heat when grown in hot and dry climates, but still remain sweet.

Pepper "Poblano/Ancho" - Hot

  • Space 18" to 24” Apart

  • Sun 75-150 Days

Ancho is red and dried and Poblano is fresh and green. Both can be used in a variety of ways.

Pepper "Serrano" - Hot

  • Space 18" to 24” Apart

  • Sun 80 Days

Slim fruits are anywhere from green to red. Great for pickling and sauces. Mild hot pepper

Pepper "Tobasco" - Hot

  • Space 12" to 24” Apart

  • Sun 80 Days

Tall selection with prolific small very hot chiles with that saucy taste. Very useful for Asian cuisine with its unique hot and tangy taste. Great pickled.

Pepper "Thai Hot" - Hot

  • Space 12" to 24” Apart

  • Sun 80 Days

Small pointed red fruit. Very hot and uniquely pungent. Dry well. A must for authentic Thai cuisine with its unique very hot, sweet and smoky taste.

Pepper "Zavory"- Hot

  • Space 12" to 18” Apart

  • Sun 80 Days

Zavory is the first ever Habanero with a mild heat registering only 100 Scoville’s! You can bite into one just like an apple and survive to tell the tale. The beautiful shiny, cardinal red fruits appear in large numbers in late summer on vigorous branching 30" plants.
Sun 90 Days

Sweet Pepper "Banana"

  • Space 18''to 24" Apart

  • Sun 65-70 Days

5" to 6" long, tapered fruit with thin walls. Sweet light yellow finally ripening to red. Used mostly for pickling, but good fresh.

Sweet Pepper "Costa Rican Sweet"

  • Space 12" to 18” Apart

  • Sun 70 Days

A truly tasty pepper. Pick when the skin turns deep ruby red to experience its unique fruity sweetness. We like it in salads and sliced in strips for dip, as it provides more flavor than a sweet bell. Also tasty when roasted or grilled.

Sweet Pepper "Mama Mia Gallo"

  • Space 12" to 18” Apart

  • Sun 85 Days

Theses long thin yellow peppers are very sweet and are great for grilling or just eaten raw. Very easy to skin.

Onion Sets

Onion Candy-This onion is well adapted throughout the country. Not affected by day length, it is called a day-neutral variety and will form bulbs in the North or South. The jumbo, globe-shaped bulbs are sweet and mild with lasting quality and good flavor.

 

Walla Walla-Mild giants famous for size and sweetness.  Produces flattened globe-shaped, golden-skinned bulbs up to 4 inches across.  A short keeper so use them first. Use onion plant starters to grow large, table onions (1-2” in diameter) and larger

 

Tasty Red- This onion is popular for it’s large size and incredible sweetness. When sliced it shows large, solid slices up to 4 inches across. It is at its most flavorful when used raw. It is most commonly used on Hamburgers.

 

Sweet Spanish- A globe-shaped yellow onion with a crisp, firm white flesh that keeps well. A long day onion, it develops late in the season in the North. In the South it makes scallions, or fresh green onions, when planted as a fall onion. Make sure the thick, heavy neck dries well, and it will store for several months in a cool, dry place.

Certified Seed Potatoes

Red Pontiac- Most popular red all purpose potato with very sweet white flesh. Thin skin makes a great keeper. Medium to Late Variety

Norland Reds- Produces a huge crop in a Hurry. Oblong, shallow eyed potatoes are crisp delicious and easy to peel. Great for boiling. Extra Early Variety

 

All Blue- Medium sized potato with deep blue skin and flesh. Rich mealy taste when mashed, high yields.

Extra Late Variety

 

Kennebec White- Highly resistant to early and late blight and tobacco mosaic, perfect for frying and baking. Does not store well.  Medium to Late Variety

 

Yukon Gold-An early great tasting large yellow fleshed potato. Great for baking or mashing with a delicious butter flavor. Stores well. Early to Medium Variety

 

Norkota- An early great tasting white fleshed potato. Great for baking or boiling, stores well. Early Variety

 

Burbank Russet- The classic russet baking potato. Tubers are oblong, medium sized. Excellent baking quality, also good boiled of fried. Stores well.

Late Variety

 

Fingerling- small finger shaped potato, great for roasting and grilling. Good in soups and stews.

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Grand Rapids MN 55744
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