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Disease Resistant/Tolerant Vegetables

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 22/08/2018

22 Augusts 2018 Tanya Malan Garden pests and diseases always pose a challenge to the organic gardener. When I walk to my garden and see a pest of disease I often close my eyes, ignore them and pretend they're not there, but that's hardly the solution! To help you and especially those living in wet and humid climates, here is a list of vegetables available on http://www.durandtsheirloomseeds.co.za that are either resistant or tolerant to different diseases.

Cucumber Ashley

Relevance: 35%      Posted on: 12/11/2017

Cucumis sativus Well-known heirloom OP cucumber, grown in most vegetable gardens, and excellent for slicing. An early variety and a prolific producer of medium sized fruits that are darker than other cultivars. Resistant to downy mildew and other problems normally caused by humid conditions. Grows well in containers. A crisp and crunchy slicing cucumber, great in salads and on sandwiches, as well as in cucumber soup. Also great for pickling. Approx. 10 seeds