Emerald Acres

Our Varieties

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Dry Beans
Cannellini

White kidney beans. Excellent eating quality both as a shell or dry bean.

Flowers
broom corn
Sorghum

Colored uprights, also used in fall decorating.

Sunflower
Super Snack

A superior sunflower that produces some of the largest, easiest to crack seeds around.

Fruit
Strawberries

June bearing with large red fruits that are firm, sweet and juicy.

Herbs
Basil
Genovese

The famous Italian heirloom is very popular with many cooks.

Cilantro/Coriander
Santo

Popular in Mexican cuisine in salsa and chili recipes. Delicious and flavorful.

Dill
Bouquet

Popular addition to sauces and a must for making pickles. The flowers are also edible, and used to garnish potato salad, green salads, and pickles.

Lemon Balm
Lemon Balm

Deliciously lemon flavored; great in tea and salads.

Mint
Common

Strongly aromatic and used in cooking, baking, salads, and drinks.

Spearmint

Spearmint has strong flavor and fragrance that is released with simple bruising. The best mint variety for hot and cold drinks.

Oregano
Common

The preferred culinary variety. Huge, dark green leaves with great flavor.

Parsley
Giant of Italy

Dark green, flat leaves with strong stems. Use leaves for garnishes, salads, and cooking. Medicinal: A bitter, aromatic, and diuretic herb that stimulates the digestive process.

Sage
Common

High in essential oils and has a wide variety of culinary uses.

Thyme
Winter

Very aromatic and has a wide variety of culinary uses.

Vegetables
Asparagus
Jersey Knight

Bright green with purple tips and bracts. Spear tips stay tight after harvest for weeks for delectable eating. Super tender!

Beet
Chioggia Guardsmark

The highest quality Chioggia strain available. Medium-height tops are green with pink-striped stems. Excellent flavor.

Red Ace

Round, smooth, deep red roots grow rapidly and uniformly. Sweet and tender, even when older. Medium-tall, red veined greens for bunching.

Touchstone Gold

Smooth golden roots with bright yellow flesh retain their color when cooked. Excellent, sweet flavor. Leaves and petioles are green.

Brussels Sprouts
Diablo

Flavorful, smooth medium sized sprouts.

Carrot

Atlas  

Small, round carrots that are so popular in France. Tender, orange globes are superb lightly steamed.  

Deep Purple

7-8" tapered roots with sweet flavor, similar to Purple Haze. Color fades when cooked.

Purple Haze

Combines purple skin color with sweet flavor. 7-8" tapered roots with large, healthy tops. Skin is dark purple with a bright orange interior. Cooking will cause the color to fade.

Adelaide  

A true baby carrot meaning it has an early maturity and forms a blunt root tip at 3-4" long

White Satin  

Crisp, sweet flavor. Cylindrical roots avg. 8-9" long. Carrots Yellowbunch   Yellow, very uniform, and produces high yields of attractive roots 7 1/2-8" long. Good flavor. Mix it with other colored carrots.

Yellowbunch

Yellow, very uniform and produces high yields of attractive roots 7 1/2-8" long. Good flavor. Mix it with other colored carrots.

Corn
Extra tender white

White super sweet. 7 1/2 - 8" long ears have well-filled, rounded tips, very good flavor.

Glass Gem

Glass Gem's Jewel-tone kernels range from pale white, gold, pinks, reds, purples, greens, blues and oranges. Clearly the most astounding corn for holiday decorating, Glass Gem also grinds into tasty cornmeal or pops into white, fluffy popcorn for snacking.

Nothstine Dent

While not high yielding, Nothstine's sweet flavor is enough reason to grow it, and it is still the best variety we offer for cornmeal and flour.

Trinity

The slender ears have fine-grained, tender-crisp, very sweet kernels.

Cucumber
Diva

Distinctly tender, crisp, sweet, bitter-free, and seedless. Excellent for slicing.

Garlic
Duganski

A fiery flavor that mellows out with a pleasant after taste. This hard neck is a large bulb with purple outer wrappers protecting violet-tinged cloves.

Green Beans
Flagrano

These French flageolet beans are firm, flavorful, and delicious fresh or frozen. Also good used as a dry bean.

Maxibel

Bush style, green filet bean.

Horseradish

Ground to make a wonderfully hot and sweet horseradish sauce.

Kale
Redbor

Mild and crisp, this finely curled kale adds a flash of color to salads. A completely magenta kale!

Starbor

Finely curled, dark blue-green leaves.

Toscano

Dinosaur kale. Delicious flat leafed kale.

Lettuce
Hydroponic

Red and green varieties of butterhead, oakleaf, and mini-romaines.

Okra
Burgundy

Pods are a beautiful, deep-red. Very tender and delicious.

Clemson Spineless

Light green pods consist of 5-8 points. Cream-colored flowers are also edible with a sweet and mild flavor. Deep fry the flowers or eat them stuffed, or use fresh as a striking, exotic-looking garnish.

Onion
Gold coin

Matures to a medium-small, yellow cipollini onion, avg. 1 1/2 - 3" diameter and 3/4 - 1" depth. Pungent and sweet. Stores well. For bunching or braiding. Deliciously sweet when cooked.

Guardsman

White bunching onion, that is never too hot.

Onion, Red
Red Marble

Red Marble's dark red color goes deep into the rings. Avg. 1 1/2 - 1 3/4" diameter by 3/4 - 1" depth. Hard, good storage variety.

Pepper: Bell or Sweet
Flavorburst

Medium to large pepper, lime green turning to yellow-orange. Excellent sweet flavor.

Glow

Bright orange salad pepper, 4 - 5" long with a sweet fruity flavor.

King Arthur

Green to red sweet bell peppers that are typically 4 lobed, thick-walled, and blocky.

Lipstick

Sweet, juicy, and thick-fleshed, these 4" long, heart-shaped peppers are not only delicious in salads and salsas but are also great for roasting.

Shishito

A 3" long, slightly wrinkled fruit that is mildly flavored with just a bit of spice.

Pepper: Hot
Jalapeno

3 1/2 - 4" hot peppers which are resistant to cracking. Great sliced and pickled.

Long Cayenne

Bright red fruits are excellent for homemade hot sauce and dry well for ristras and hot pepper flakes. The 8-10" long, thin-fleshed fruits taper to a skinny point.

Luetschauer

A lovely, medium-hot paprika with great flavor, which are terrific for drying and making a delicious spicy powder.

Potato
Blue Adirondack

Oblong tubers with consistent dark blue-purple flesh that holds their color when cooked. High in antioxidants.

Pumpkin
Expert

A round medium-large with deep-orange color. 22-30lbs.

Rock Star

Blocky, upright shape with rich orange color, 20-28lbs.

Valenciano

Snow-white skin, medium sized, flattened and slightly ribbed. Thick orange flesh good for baking, 10-15lbs.

Radish
Amethyst

A radish with a striking difference between the purple skin, and the mild white flesh.

Crunchy Royale

The smooth, red, extremely uniform roots have a pleasantly mild, sweet flavor.

Ping Pong

Interesting all-white roots with strong medium-sized tops and an attractive, uniformly round shape. The crisp flesh is mild flavored.

Pink Beauty

Uniform roots with medium tops. Nice, tender, crisp texture and taste. An eye-catching, top-quality radish.

Rhubarb
Victoria

Extra tender and sweet with long stalks.

Spinach
Emperor

Dark green leaves with upright growth habit.

Kookaburra

Dark green, rounded leaf tips, and great flavor.

Summer Squash
Raven

Darker green skin contains higher levels of lutein, a highly effective antioxidant, glossy, smooth, cylindrical fruit.

Tomato
Blue Beauty

Fruits are modest beefsteak-type slicers, weighing up to 8 ounces and the flavor is as good as there outstanding antioxidant content! Gorgeous, deep blue-black shoulders make this unique among slicing types.

Green Zebra

A delicious, tangy salad tomato, ripe just as the green fruit develops a yellow blush, accentuating the darker green stripes. The 304 oz. fruits are the ideal size for slicing into wedges for salads.

Japanese Black Trifele

Unusual pear shaped fruit, in a burgundy color.

Orange Icicle

Sweet, rich and flavorful with strong citrus over-tones. An extra long paste tomato that makes a lovely orange ketchup and an excellent salsa.

Roma

A quality paste variety with very thick flesh. A popular old favorite.

Striped Roman

Stunning and unique, these tomatoes are a perfect mid-sized beauty with brilliant color, meaty flesh and excellent flavor

Tomato, Cherry
Principe Borghese

The Italian heirloom that is famous for sun drying. Small 1-2 oz. grape-shaped fruit are very dry and have few seeds. They have a rich tomato taste that is wonderful for sauces.

Purple Bumblebee

Slightly elongated little cherries with the most outrageous striping in lime green and bronzy-purple.

Sun sugar

A very sweet, orange cherry tomato that is resistant to cracking or splitting.

Turnip
Hakurei

This white salad turnip sets the standard for flavor. The flat-round, smooth, white roots mature early and are best eaten raw, the flavor is sweet and fruity, and the texture is crisp and tender.

Winter Squash
Butterscotch

Unusually rich and sweet flavor due to a higher sugar content than other butternut types. Small 1-2 lb. fruits mature early and can be consumed at maturity.

Spaghetti

Skin is ivory changing to pale yellow at maturity. Bake like squash or boil and fork out the flesh, topping the "spaghetti" with your favorite sauce.

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700 NW 91st ST. Lincoln, NE 68528
402-480-8197

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