Here at Pure Line Seeds we recognize that our greatest strength lies within each individual that makes up our team. Within our team we are able to meet industry needs by providing friendly service, innovative solutions and excellent seed.
Our Non-GMO vegetable seeds remain well-known within the processing and the fresh market sectors worldwide. This is not only due to our high standard of producing quality seed, but also because of our deep desire to deliver excellence.
Sassy was developed for small sieve size, whole bean market by Pure Line Seeds. This outstanding whole bean competes for the leading spot every year with its high quality, early vigor, outstanding yields and great recovery.
Our 196 is a long podded, late season, dark blue vined variety. This variety has a very strong pod set consistently setting two pods per peduncle while occasionally throwing a third that really helps to boost yields. 196’s strong field tolerance to downy mildew ensures good pod-fill of quality berries as well.
This melon is a top pick from the Pure Line team. With a brix of 14% – 18%, this melon is as sweet and flavorful as you will find. Papayadew’s rind is not only smooth and thin – making it great for slicing – but it turns from mild green to a creamy yellow as the fruit matures, making it easy to tell when it is ripe.
Greenfield is a new 3 sieve medium green bean with pods up to 7 inches in length. Greenfield fits for customers looking for a longer mid-size sieve bean for their market. This variety is a great blanching type variety.
Iona was developed for the small sieve market by Pure Line Seeds. This petite variety has a great disease package and heavy yields for such a small pea. With wonderful flavor and uniform color, customers worldwide use Iona to supply their customers with a premium product. This little gem has exceptional performance and dependability time after time.
1980 XR (YW/ 79d) impressive ear length and strong tip fill contribute to high yield numbers, paired with good kernel recovery make 1980 XR the right decision for mid- full season processing.
One of our newest peas to enter the commercial phase, 613 has a very consistent pod set with up to 12 berries per pod! Another great yielding 3 sieve pea perfect for the shifting demands of the modern market.
PLS 534 is a second early afila developed at Pure Line Seed’s research facility. Double pods filled with 8-9 berries create fantastic yields of choice berries. This pea is resistant to Fusarium Wilt race 1, race 2, and Fusarium Root Rot.
Antigua has been trialed at various locations in the United States and has shown good adaptability to many locations. Antigua sets pods up to 5.5 inches in length with a majority of the pods at 4 sieve size. Antigua has a very good disease package with resistance to BCMV, Anthracnose and Halo Blight. Antigua is a blanching type variety. This variety fits both the processing and fresh market segments.
King Tut is an old variety at PLS. As legend goes this pea came from King Tut’s tomb. But whether this is true or not is quite debatable. Today this pretty little pea finds its place in our program as stock for our breeders to pull from and improve other varieties. We are also building stock of this variety as a greater interest for purple vegetables increase. Who knows, maybe you will see King Tut in your garden!
Attracting Pollinators to our Pure Line Showcase Trials is essential. Pollinators, such as bees, butterflies, and other healthy insects or birds help to ensure our cucurbits, melons, and pumpkins pollinate correctly. These Zinnia’s are a pollinators dream!
Trellising pole beans is far easier than it appears. At our showcase trials, we simply drove two 1×1 poles into the ground. Drilled another 1×1 pole on top connecting the two and drilled screws all around the frame to run string back and forth for the beans to grow on. Enjoy trellising!