2019 Brings Exciting New Seed Introductions For Hawaii
Our seed growers have been hard at work growing and adapting some great new varieties to offer for your gardens in 2019! Check out Marketplace to view all of our locally adapted offerings. If you had difficulty finding the beautiful Blue Butterfly Pea vine we apologize but it is on the website and now available!
CHECK OUT OUR SNEAK PREVIEW OF THE NEW ADDITIONS FOR 2019 OFFERED BY HAWAII SEED GROWERS NETWORK!
Pigeon Pea Surprise
A beautiful Perennial legume that is a great source of protein. The seed is used to make gandule rice in Hawaii. It is also an important species in farming systems because different varieties of bees and predatory wasps will visit the flowers. Pigeon Pea is often used as a nitrogen fixing crop.
Lady Finger Santa Cruz Okra
If you love okra this one is for you!
Fruits of this variety are round and well liked by the Filipino community in Hawaii. A highly nutritious and healthful vegetable. High in vitamin C & K, rich in Fiber. NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE - FIND HERE.
A great disease resistant selection!
A dry bush black bean grown in Hawaii from SB-DT1 germplasm, developed to be tolerant to the stresses of high-ambient-temperature stress, drought, root rot disease, and common bacterial blight. Beautiful glossy black seeds and great flavor. NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE - FIND HERE.
Blue Butterfly Pea Vine (Clitoria Ternatea)
What a delightful plant!! The Blue Butterfly Pea Vine (Clitoria ternatea) is an exotic perennial that has many uses. It can be planted on fences or trellises as a screen, used fresh and whole in salads, young green pods can be cooked and eaten, or made into a variety of amazingly beautiful drinks. NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE - FIND HERE.
An exciting new introduction! - A vining multiple disease resistance white bean adapted to the humid tropics.
This bean was developed and released by the Puerto Rico and Nebraska Agricultural Experiment Stations, the USDA-ARS and the Instituto Dom.de Investigaciones Agropecuarias y Forestales. During a multiple location variety trial on Oahu, ‘Beniquez’ showed relatively high yield and good overall performance with good weed competition abilities.