nov­elty VEG­GIES

Why grow some­thing you can find in the gro­cery store when you could try pink cel­ery, pineap­ple straw­ber­ries, or psy­che­delic-color toma­toes? These un­usual va­ri­eties will ex­pand your palate and earn you brag­ging rights.

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BRAD’S ATOMIC GRAPE TOMATO Grape-size and just as sweet.

CHI­NESE PINK CEL­ERY Easy-to-grow cel­ery pleases bud­ding gar­den­ers.

DRAGON TONGUE BUSH BEAN Shell them or eat pod and all.

APOLLO BROKALI A cross be­tween broc­coli and kale.

HEIR­LOOM PINEAP­PLE ALPINE STRAW­BERRY Lit­tle bites of pineap­ple and roses.

BLUE JADE CORN Stays un­der 3 feet tall so works in pots.

BLACK NEBULA CAR­ROT Re­tains its color even cooked.

STRAW­BERRY SPINACH Both leaves and fruit are ed­i­ble.

OYS­TER LEAF Named for its oys­ter fla­vor.

AS­PARA­GUS PEA Also called winged pea, it han­dles poor soil.

KALETTES AU­TUMN STAR A cross be­tween Brus­sels sprouts and kale.

SIL­VER QUEEN OKRA The yield of a mod­ern hy­brid with the taste of an heir­loom.

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