Vegetable Varieties for Central Texas

NOTE: Since first posting this I found what is probably a more comprehensive list from the Texas AgriLife Extension Service. It is linked in the PDF below.

I am re-posting this list from another source mainly to be able to find it again and to have it as a reference. It is from Recommended Vegetable Varieties for Central Texas by Jim Gober

  • Asparagus: Jersey Knight or Jersey Giant
  • Lima Bean: Dixie Speckled, Henderson Bush, Jackson Wonder
  • Lima Pole Bean: Florida Speckled
  • Green Bean (Bush Snap Bean:) Contender, Topcrop
  • Green Bean (Pole Snap Bean:) Blue Lake, Kentucky Wonder
  • Beet: Detroit Dark Red, Ruby Queen
  • Broccoli: Packman, Premium Crop, Green Magic
  • Cabbage: Savoy King, Blue Vantage
  • Cabbage (Chinese:) Jade Pagoda
  • Cantaloupe: Ambrosia
  • Carrot: Nantes
  • Cauliflower: Snow Crown, Snowball Improved
  • Collards: Georgia Southern, Champion
  • Corn-Sweet Corn: Kandy Korn, Silver Queen, Silver King
  • Cucumber-Pickling: Eureka, Calypso
  • Cucumber Slicing: General Lee (bush,) Sweet Success, Burpless, Dasher II
  • Eggplant: Black Beauty, Classic
  • Kale: Vates, Winterbor
  • Kohlarabi: Grand Duke Hybrid
  • Lettuce: Buttercrunch, Salad Bowl, Most varieites do well if planted at right time.
  • Mustard: Red Giant, Savannah, Tatsoi
  • Okra: Clemson Spineless, Cajun Delight, Lee
  • Onion: 1015Y, Granex
  • Pea (Sugar:) Sugar Ann, Sugar Snap
  • Pea (Snow Pea:) Oregon Sugar Pod
  • Pea (English:) Little Marvel
  • Pepper (Hot:) Serrano, Cayenne, Anaheim Chili, Big Jim, Habanero, Hungarian Wax, Hot Jalapeno
  • Pepper (Sweet Bell:) Big Bertha, Jupiter, Sweet Banana, Gypsy
  • Pumpkin: Spirit Hybrid, Super Herc, Magic Lantern
  • Radish: Champion, Icicle
  • Rutabaga: American Purple Top
  • Southern Pea: California #5 (black eyed,) Zipper Cream, Texas Pinkeye
  • Spinach: Melody, Samish
  • Squash (Summer Yellow:) Cougar, Superpik, Supersett, Sunray
  • Squash (Summer Patty Pan:) Sunburst, Peter Pan
  • Squash (Summer Zucchini:) Gold Rush, Elite
  • Squash (Winter:) Butternut, Ace, Waltham Butternut
  • Potatoes: Red La Soda, White Kennebec
  • Swiss Chard: Bright Lights, Northern Lights, Rhubarb
  • Tomato (Early:) Bingo, Carnival, Celebrity
  • Tomato (Heat Tolerant:) Sunleaper, Solar Fire, Porter (added by me)
  • Tomato (Medium Fruit:) Roma
  • Tomato (Small Fruit:) Supersweet 100, Cherry, Chocolate cherry (added by me)
  • Tomato (Heirloom:) Brandywine, Porter (added by me)
  • Turnip: White Globe
  • Watermelon: Black Diamond, Crimson Sweet, Charleston Gray, Jamboree
  • Watermelon (Seedless:) Millennium

2010 Vegetable Varieties for Travis County Texas AgriLife Extension Service listing.

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