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ROCHESTER, NY, December 17, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Harris Seeds is well known in the seed industry as a supplier of an extensive selection of high quality vegetable seeds, especially pumpkins seeds. The 2016 Vegetable & Cut Flower Growers' Catalog cover features 4 outstanding pumpkins - Zeus F1, a new 16-20 lb. beauty with powdery mildew protection, Kratos F1, a terrific 20-30 lb. powdery mildew protected hybrid, Ares F1, a tall 22-28 lb. pumpkin with thick, firmly attached handles, and Rhea F1 with its great eye-appeal and excellent uniformity for shape.
New vegetable seed varieties for 2016 include Colter Bean (an early maturing variety), Anthem XR F1 Sweet Corn (excellent tenderness and sweetness), Afterglow F1 Melon (superb eating quality and high sugars), Mountain Merit F1 Tomato (late blight protected), and Narragansett Winter Squash (excellent for the fresh peeling or processing markets). Growers can browse through 90+ pages of vegetables to find market-leading varieties and favorites as well as more new products.
For organic and sustainable growers, Harris Seeds carries approximately 300 exceptional vegetable varieties, all non-GMO, and treatment free or organic.
For growers who want to expand their business, cut flowers like zinnias, sunflowers and gladiolus spell promising profits. The Benary's Giant series of zinnias is a customer favorite and sunflowers Sunrich Orange DMR (Downy Mildew Resistant) and cinnamon-red colored Copper Queen are new varieties growers will want to try. Not only does Harris have a large selection of cut flower varieties and supplies, but knowledgeable staff members are available to recommend easy-to-grow varieties with wide customer appeal and also provide cultural information.
Rounding out the seed line, Harris offers fine quality bare root, field grown fruit and vegetable plants from reputable suppliers like DeGroot, Garden Galleries, Dutch Valley and Tarr. Customers can choose from popular fruits - blackberries, raspberries, blueberries, strawberries and grapes, and essential vegetables - asparagus, garlic, onions, shallots and potatoes.
Harris Seeds' exclusive 51 Strip Vegetable Plant Program offers pre-started plants of premium varieties for both spring and fall shipments. Top selling customer favorites include Mountain Fresh Plus Tomato, Revolution Pepper, Classic Eggplant, Gypsy Broccoli and Cabbage Bravo.
In addition to seeds and plants, Harris Seeds carries a wide selection of high quality growing supplies for seed starting, plant protection, watering, harvesting, merchandising, and more so that growers can be as successful as possible in the field and greenhouse.
All products can be found on the Harris Seeds website at http://www.harrisseeds.com. Growers can request a catalog online or call (800) 544-7938.
The Harris Seeds Company began long ago in 1879 in the fertile Genesee Valley of Western New York. Over the next century, it became a leader in the development and distribution of flowers and vegetables for the home garden and professional grower marketplace. Located in Rochester, New York, the company specializes in high quality vegetable and flower seeds, plants and growing supplies. The company publishes over 500,000 catalogs every year, serving the home gardener and professional grower. Quality has been the hallmark of Harris Seeds for over 136 years. It was the very first company in America to test for quality germination and print the results on every package of seed sold. Harris Seeds places extreme importance in providing the finest products available, coupled with service that goes unmatched in the industry.
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