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1998 Fall
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Squash F1 Hybrid
‘Eight Ball’

Unlike the billiard ball, this ‘Eight Ball’ tastes great and is the first round summer squash with dark zucchini green skin. Improved Eight Ball Squash for earliness, gardeners can harvest round baby squash in about 5 - 6 weeks. Because of the improved compact habit, even gardeners with limited space can grow’ Eight Ball’ plants. Plants grow about 3 feet wide. This may be the first squash that you can’t have too many of. Scoop out the inside and use the squash as a bowl for serving salads or dips.

Pumpkin 
‘Wee-B-Little’

This true miniature orange pumpkin is a totally unique size weighing about 8 - 16 ounces. It is a typical, round pumpkin shape, perfectPumpkin Wee B Little for interior fall decorations or the right size for small children to handle. Easy to grow from seed,  ‘Wee-B-Little’ plants are a bush habit easier to fit into small space flower or vegetable gardens. Plants spread only 6 - 8 feet. Expect mature pumpkins in about 120 days from sowing pumpkin seeds. The whole family will enjoy growing ‘Wee-B-Little’ pumpkins.

Tomato F1 Hybrid
‘Juliet’

The red, one ounce tomatoes are produced in clusters like grapes on the Tomato Juliet long vigorous indeterminate vines. The fruit shape is unusual, an elongated cherry type. ‘Juliet’ has a sweet flavour with an attractive glossy skin but the most important quality is the crack resistance. ‘Juliet’ tomatoes hold on the vine with little cracking so gardeners can harvest and eat more ‘Juliet’ tomatoes. You can expect ripe fruit in about 60 days from transplanting into a full sun garden site. ‘Juliet’ may become your favourite cherry tomato. 

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