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Fresh ideas in vegetables

The HandPicked Vegetables Collection offers a high-quality assortment of vegetables and herbs especially for those who supply fresh market farmers and home gardeners.

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Downloadable Variety List

The HandPicked Collection from PanAmerican Seed brings to market novel, high-quality varieties for the fresh market vegetable grower and hobby gardener. To help make your choices for vegetable programs easier, look for our easy-to-identify symbols in four categories where your edible favorites perform their best!

HandPicked Vegetable varieties are specially selected for …

  • Earlier and longer harvests.
  • Loads of produce to sell!
  • Habits to fit smaller growing spaces.
Basket Bites includes vegetables with a mounding/trailing habit and look fantastic in a hanging basket for a porch or balcony.
The compact varieties in Patio Picks are easy to grow and highly productive in 8-in. / 20-cm and larger containers.
Ground Breakers is our largest assortment, and includes farm and garden-performing stars with tasty fruit and good disease resistance.
The Kitchen Minis collection of compact, tabletop vegetables and herbs grow best indoor on a sunny windowsill or countertop.
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Trialed, tested and selected

Our vegetables have been trialed, tested and chosen for excellent taste and fruit quality. Our breeders aim for better disease resistance, longer harvests and high productivity. These unique, hardworking varieties help bring fresh ideas into the kitchen.

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Proven locally

Many of PanAmerican Seed’s vegetables and herbs have been named winners by one of the most prestigious organizations in the industry: All-America Selections. Gardeners and fresh market farmers can count on these award-winning varieties for their superior garden performance in independent, unbiased field trials that take place across North America. Selling success is almost guaranteed, thanks to the built-in promotion by AAS every year for these top-notch selections.

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Support, tools and resources

PanAmerican Seed offers the tools you need to be successful with vegetables and herbs! Download our growing guide, brochure and plant culture to help with production. Connect with our team on social media at Facebook and Instagram @HandPickedVegetables. It’s also easy to download and print customer-friendly bin signs for your retail customers. Choose from plant bench cards for a garden centre, or produce bin cards for fresh markets.

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