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lanakila

lanakila
Holly Springs, NC
(Zone 7b)

March 6, 2013
5:18 PM

Post #9441205

NEW SIGNUPS FOR THIS SWAP ARE CLOSED

I know that seed packets generally have far more seeds than I'd like, so being able to swap some of those out for other varieties would be fun!

General Idea:
A. Everyone lists the seeds that they have available for trade and how many 'shares' they have. For this trade, let's call 6 seeds a 'share'.
B. Anyone who sees a share available that they want would D-mail the owner and ask to reserve the share. The owner updates their list so that their available shares are always up-to-date.
C. At the close of the swap, all seeds are sent to me along with 5 stamps to cover return postage. This way everyone only pays postage once, each direction, rather than for every individual swap. (If you happen to be in on another swap that I'm running, we can certainly figure out how to consolidate the shipping to save money)
D. I will package all of the seeds to be sent to each trader.
E. Only TOMATO (Solanum lycopersicum) and Hot or Sweet PEPPER (Capsicum) seeds for this trade please.

Since we are in prime seed sowing season, the swap will close on March 15.


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lanakila

lanakila
Holly Springs, NC
(Zone 7b)

March 6, 2013
6:56 PM

Post #9441321

HAVES:

Tomatoes:

4-Ananas Noire
1-Paul Robeson
8-Black Cherry
3-Grandman Aiello's (Restricted, D-mail for details)

Sweet Peppers:
1-Golden Marconi
2-Purple Beauty

Hot Peppers:
2-Lightning Mix
5-Thai Burapa

WANTS:
Rare heirlooms

CLAIMED:
Midwestfarmwife-Golden Marconi

This message was edited Mar 7, 2013 11:08 AM
risingcreek
sun city, CA
(Zone 9a)

March 6, 2013
7:39 PM

Post #9441358

tomatoes:

costoluto genovese
cherokee purple
brandywine
red pear-piriform
roma
wisconsin 55----midwestfarmwife
large red cherry
chocolate cherry
yellow pear
big boy
floradade--------midwestfarmwife
floramerica-------midwestfarmwife
amana orange
bodacious beefsteak-----midwestfarmwife
san marzano
italian ice
sugar plum cherry-------------midwestfarmwife
cherokee green
marglobe
box car willie----------------midwestfarmwife
ananas noir
abe lincoln
best boy------------------midwestfarmwife
hamson
patio-----------------------midwestfarmwife
golden jubilee
so far-will have more
peppers
caloro
black pearl
ghost
anaheim chile
pizza chile
big red bell---------------------------midwestfarmwife
super heavyweight bell--------------midwestfarmwife
puya chile
maui purple
numex big jim
ancho grande
quadrato rosso d'asti-----------midwestfarmwife
quadrato giallo d'asti-----------midwestfarmwife
poblano
peter
banana
cal wonder
sweet bell
yolo wonder
calif. chile



This message was edited Mar 8, 2013 9:36 AM
midwestfarmwife
Jamestown, OH

March 7, 2013
6:56 AM

Post #9441704

I have extras, and always willing to try new tomatoes and sweet or bell peppers. I trade ALL my hot pepper seeds. lanakila, I would like to try your Golden Marconi Pepper.

Here are some that I have:

HOT PEPPER
Jalapeno - several trades
Jalapeno Early - 2 or 3
Serrano Chili - several

BELL PEPPERS
Keystone Resistant Giant - several
California Wonder - several

SWEET PEPPER
Jimmy Nardello - several
Lipstick - several (risingcreek)
Red Marconi - several

TOMATO
Blueberry - several
Oranje Von Goeijenbier - several
Jaune Flamme - several
Brownberry - several
Gold Medal - several
German Red Strawberry - several
Riesentraube - several
German Pink Tree - several (risingcreek)
Mortgage Lifter - several
Beefsteak - several
Rutgers - several
Big Boy - several
Cherokee Purple - several
Lemon Oxheart - several (risingcreek)
Piedmont - several (risingcreek)
Large Red Cherry - several





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This message was edited Mar 9, 2013 6:55 PM

lanakila

lanakila
Holly Springs, NC
(Zone 7b)

March 7, 2013
8:10 AM

Post #9441773

Can you recommend one of your heirloom tomatoes to use as a slicing tomato? I really prefer the ones that are very fleshy, with little juice or seeds. I call them 'meaty' tomatoes.
midwestfarmwife
Jamestown, OH

March 8, 2013
7:59 AM

Post #9442766

Hmmm, thinking about slicing tomatoes. I like larger ones for slicing. 'Meaty' tomatoes remind me of a paste or sauce tomato like Roma, which may not be that great for slicing. You might like Gold Medal since they get big. They do have some seeds, but not overly seedy. Lemon Oxheart are big, but seem to be softer and not as good for slicing, especially if you try to let them get too ripe on the vine. Cherokee Purple is a favorite of mine, and they get big here also. Beefsteak (old reliable), Mortgage Lifter, German Pink Tree, all get large for us. German Red Strawberry is a little smaller in our garden, but seemed to be solid and good for slicing.

Maybe you all are like I am - have lots (and LOTS) of varieties that I haven't had a chance to try yet. I'll look through my tomato packs in the fridge and see what others I can spare in small quantities.
midwestfarmwife
Jamestown, OH

March 9, 2013
9:23 AM

Post #9443768

Digging deeper into seed stash - found these:

TOMATOES
Tomatillo Toma Verde - several trades
Black Krim - several
Chocolate Stripe - 1 (risingcreek)
Black Plum - 1
Mr. Stripey - several (risingcreek)
Mini Orange - 1
Sungold Select - 1
Ida Gold - 1
Orange Heart -1
Orange Strawberry - 1
Orange Russian - 1
Tiger Paw -1
Azoychka - 1
Pineapple - 1
Bychok - 1
Blue Ridge Mountain - 1
Ispolin - 1
Costoluto Genovese - 1
Pink Mexico - 1
Eva Purple Ball - 2
New Yorker - 1
Mrs. Maxwell's Big Italian -1 (risingcreek)
Marglobe - 1
Heritage. - 1
Delicious - 2
Sugar Sweetie - 1
Super Beefsteak - 3
Ace - 2

PEPPER
Sweet Banana - several
Grand Bell - 2
Sweet Chocolate - 2
California Golden - several
Sweet Pimiento - 5 (lanakila, risingcreek)
Odessa Market - 2
Big Dipper - 1
Emerald Giant - 2
Chinese Giant - 2






This message was edited Mar 9, 2013 6:57 PM

lanakila

lanakila
Holly Springs, NC
(Zone 7b)

March 12, 2013
9:57 AM

Post #9446947

ttt
risingcreek
sun city, CA
(Zone 9a)

March 14, 2013
7:23 PM

Post #9449727

put my seeds in the mail today
midwestfarmwife
Jamestown, OH

March 16, 2013
10:16 AM

Post #9451309

My seeds went out today (Saturday).

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