Lupine Knoll Farm
Certified Organic Vegetable Seed - New Vegetable Variety Development

1225 Messinger Road, Grants Pass OR 97527

2016 Lupine Knoll Farm Original Varieties

Sweet Corn:

Tuxana (f8) - A rich and creamy white sweet corn selected by from a cross between an Anasazi landrace corn and Tuxedo, a sugary enhanced hybrid. Large ears, large deep kernels, and good sweetness levels distinguish this breakthrough OP. Suitable for corn-on-the-cob, or for soups, salsas or chowder. 6.5 foot-tall plants usually bear 2 good ears about 7 1/2" long with 12 to 16 rows of kernels. About 82 days in Southern Oregon.

Zanadoo (f7) - A selection from Anasazi crossed with Tuxedo (se) Following on the heels of the white Tuxana, Zanadoo has a mixture of white and yellow kernels and we are finding this bi-color is promising to be a little sweeter than the single color white Anasazi cross corn. About 82 days to maturity with mostly 14 rows of big deep kernels on 7 1/2" long, wide diameter cobs. Robust flavor, long husks give good ear protection. 2 ears per 6 1/2' tall plant. Selected to produce without high fertility levels and without coddling.


Siber Frill Kale (Brassica napus) - New 2016 harvested seed available now. Vigorous and sweet, this kale keeps producing all year long. Bright green mild flavored. Leaves becomes frilly as the plant matures, making it easy to cut even mature leaves for salads. Tender and tasty raw or cooked. Price: 1/4 lb $55, 1 lb $110, 3 lb $300


Emerald Fan - A stall stature like a romain, shiny leaves like a butterhead. Tall stature and fairly good heat tolerance. From a Frank Morton cross. 1/4 lb $55, 1 lb $110

Solstice Broccoli is not available at this time. If you are interested in and capable of growing Solstice for seed, let me know.
Other varieties for sale from Lupine Knoll Farm include: Afghan tomato, Doucets plum tomato, Sweet Orange II tomato, Outredgeous lettuce, Nesvizhskaya (nez-VEET-skya) sugar beet, and Zinnia Reds Zinnias

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Lupine Knoll Farm original varieties are released as Open Source Seed. under the Open Source Seed Initiative (OSSI)

Why open source seeds?

Using Open Source seeds protects farmers and gardener's access to the seeds that grow the food we eat. Most seeds today are owned and controlled by someone other than the grower. Open Source seeds keep the food supply out of the hands of large corporations and in the hands of those that grow the food. When you purchase OSSI Pledged seeds, you have the right to use them in any way you wish.

The Open Source Seed Initiative (OSSI) is a 501(c)3 non-profit that promotes sharing rather than restricting access to agricultural seeds, and supports a diversified and decentralized seed industry.

Open Source seeds are not free seed but "freed" seed, seeds liberated from the constraints of
intellectual property restrictions. The OSSI Pledge upholds the rights of farmers, gardeners, breeders and communities to freely use, save, replant and improve OSSI-Pledged seed. Seeds in this protected commons will remain available for all of us to use now and in the future.

We are proud to offer Open Source Pledged seed. To choose open source seeds look for the (OSSI logo). To learn more about how open source seeds protect food security, farmer's rights and seed access, look up the Open Source Seed Initiative at Free the Seed!

Best to all,

Jonathan and Jessie Spero

December 2016