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2016 All-America Selections Winners

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These varieties have been tested all over North America and were selected for their superior garden performance. Go to www.aaswinners.com and select "Buy AAS Winners" to try them in your own garden!

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2016 All-America Selections Winners

  1. 1. All-America Selections 2016 Winners
  2. 2. Cabbage Katarina F1 2016 AAS Winner
  3. 3. Genus species: Brassica oleracea, Capitata group Common name: Cabbage Fruit flavor: Sweet, crisp Fruit sixe: 4 inches Fruit shape: Round Plant color: Green Plant type: Annual Plant height: 12-14 inches Plant habit: Compact, depending on spacing Garden location: Full sun Garden spacing: 6-8 inches apart, 12 inches between rows Harvest: 55 days from sowing seed, 45 days from transplant Closest comparisons on market: Gonzales F1, Crystal Vantage F1
  4. 4. Kale Prizm F1 2016 AAS Winner
  5. 5. Genus species: Brassica oleracea, Acephala group Common name: Kale Fruit flavor: Leaves have great texture and maintain flavor Fruit size: 3.5 - 4 inches Fruit shape: Curly leaves Fruit color: Bright medium green leaves Plant color: Medium green Plant type: Annual Plant height: 15+ inches Garden location: Full sun, Partial sun Garden spacing: 4-8 inches Harvest: 50-60 days from sowing seed, 35- 45 days from transplant Closest comparisons on market: Starbor F1, Winterbor F1
  6. 6. Kohlrabi Konan F1 2016 AAS Winner
  7. 7. Genus species: Brassica oleracea Common name: Kohlrabi Fruit flavor: Mild radish/cabbage flavor. Fruit size: 4 inches diameter Fruit shape: Round globe Fruit color: Light green Plant color: Dark green Plant type: Annual Plant height: 16 inches Plant habit: Bushy Garden location: Full sun Garden spacing: 8 inches apart; 18 inches between rows Length of time to harvest: 50 days from sowing seed, 42 days from transplant Closest comparisons on market: Korist F1, Winner F1
  8. 8. Geranium Brocade Cherry Night 2016 AAS Winner Available only as plants
  9. 9. Genus species: Pelargonium hortorum Common name: Brocade Cherry Night Unique qualities: Striking foliage with large, cherry pink double blooms. A heat tolerant, easy to grow geranium that works well in containers, baskets, and in the garden. Flower size: 5” Bloom time: early spring to summer, fall Plant height: 16” Garden spacing: 16” Plant type: Annual Garden location: full sun to shade Closest comparisons on market: Mrs. Pollack, Vancouver Centennial
  10. 10. Geranium Brocade Fire 2016 AAS Winner Available only as plants
  11. 11. Genus species: Pelargonium hortorum Common name: Brocade Fire Unique qualities: Unique bi-color foliage with large red blooms. Robust, heat tolerant geranium that transitions well into the fall. Flower size: 5” Bloom time: Early Spring to Summer, Fall Plant height: 16” Garden spacing: 16” Plant type: annual Garden location: full sun to shade Closest comparisons on market: Mrs. Pollack, Vancouver Centennial
  12. 12. Mizuna Red Kingdom F1 2016 AAS Winner
  13. 13. Genus species: Brassica juncea Common name: Japanese Mustard Unique qualities: A fresh, healthy baby leaf variety with unique red-violet colored leaves. Plant type: biennial Leaf color: glossy deep violet-red Plant height: 7.5” Plant spread: 8.5” Plant spacing: 1” Garden location: full sun Harvest: 3-5 weeks from sowing seed, 2 weeks from transplant Closest comparisons on market: Komatsuna Red Fine F1, Garnet Red
  14. 14. Onion Warrior 2016 AAS Regional Winner Regions: •Mountain/Southwes t •Southeast
  15. 15. Genus species: Allium fistulosum Common name: Bunching onion Unique qualities: This heat and cold tolerant onion has a great pungent flavor and is adaptable to sowing in spring or fall. Fruit taste: pungent Fruit size: 0.5” wide Fruit shape: cylindrical Fruit color: white and green Plant spread: 1-2” Garden location: full sun Number of fruits: 1per plant Harvest: 60 days from seed, 30 days transplant Disease resistances: Pink Root Closest comparisons on market: Tokyo Long White Bunching, Ishikura Improved
  16. 16. Ornamental Pepper Black Hawk F1 2016 AAS Winner Regions: •Southeast •Heartland
  17. 17. Genus species: Capsicum Annuum Common name: Pepper Unique qualities: Compact hybrid ornamental pepper with dark black purple conical fruit. Leaves are also purple. Plants cover quickly and last from summer to the first frost. Excellent performance in the sunbelt. Flower Color: Purple Foliage color: Purple black Flower size: 1/3 to ½ inch Plant height: 10-12 inches Plant type: Annual Garden location: Full sun Garden Spacing : 7-8 inches Closest Comparisons: on market: Black Olive, Black Pearl
  18. 18. Pepper Cornito Giallo F1 2016 AAS Winner
  19. 19. Genus species: Capsicum Annuum Common name: Cornito Giallo F1 Unique qualities: An early blooming pepper that you can enjoy into the fall. Small, sweet, and fruity flavor that can be enjoyed raw, cooked, or fire-roasted. Fruit size: 6” x 2” Fruit shape: cone Fruit color: yellow Plant height: 24-36” Plant width: 18” Garden spacing: 18” Harvest : 75 days from transplant Closest Comparisons: on market: Yellow Crest F1, Mama Mia Giallo F1
  20. 20. Pepper Escamillo F1 2016 AAS Winner
  21. 21. Genus species: Capsicum Annuum Common name: Escamillo F1 Unique qualities: A high yielding, early to bear fruit, pepper plant. The peppers have a delicious sweet and fruity flavor that are easily enjoyed raw, cooked, or fire-roasted. Fruit size: 8” x 2.5” Fruit shape: cone Fruit color: yellow Plant height: 36” Plant width: 18” Garden location: Garden spacing: 18” Harvest : 77 days from transplant Closest Comparisons: on market: Mama Mia Giallo F1, Big Daddy F1
  22. 22. Pepper Serrano Flaming Jade F1 2016 AAS Winner Regions: •Heartland •Great Lakes
  23. 23. Genus species: Capsicum annuum Common name: Pepper Fruit flavor: Typical Serrano flavor Fruit size: 4 inches x 1 inch Fruit shape: Cylindrical Fruit color: Green Plant color: Green Plant type: Annual Plant height: 3 feet Plant habit: Bushy Garden location: Full sun Garden spacing: 1 foot Length of time to harvest: 105 days from sowing seed, 75 from transplant Closest comparisons on market: Cocula F1, Sureno F1
  24. 24. Pumpkin Pepitas F1 2016 AAS Regional Winner
  25. 25. Genus species: Cucurbita pepo Common name: Pumpkin Fruit flavor: Pale yellow flesh that can be eaten raw or baked Fruit size: 12-14 inches Fruit shape: Round Fruit color: Yellow/orange with green striping Plant color: Dark Green Plant type: Annual Plant height: 15-16 inches Plant habit: Requires space has trailing vines Garden location: Full sun Garden spacing: 3-4 feet Length of time to harvest: 90 days from sowing seed Closest comparisons on market: Triple Treat, Kakai
  26. 26. Pumpkin Super Moon F1 2016 AAS Regional Winner Regions: •Great Lakes •Southeast
  27. 27. Genus species: Cucurbita maxima Common name: Super Moon F1 Unique qualities: A vigorous, early fruit producing pumpkin. These large, white, hardy pumpkins are a showstopper. Fruit size: 15-18” Fruit shape: round slightly elongated large white pumpkins Fruit color: white Plant height: 10-12” Plant spread: 4-5’ Garden location: full sun Garden spacing: 2-3’ Harvest : 90 days from sowing seed Disease Resistance: PM tolerance. Southern root rot resistance Closest Comparisons: on market: Polar Bear F1, New Moon F1
  28. 28. Radish Sweet Baby F1 2016 AAS Regional Winner Regions: •Great Lakes •Southeast
  29. 29. Genus species: Raphanus Sativius Common name: Radish Unique qualities: Striking violet colored skin and flesh with outstanding flavor in this unique radish. Fruit size: 3” Fruit shape: obovate Fruit color: violet Plant height: 10-12” Plant spread: 18” Garden location: full sun Garden spacing: 8-10 “ Harvest : 40-45 days from sowing seed Closest Comparisons: on market: Magnet F1, KN-Bravo F1
  30. 30. Salvia Summer Jewel Lavender 2016 AAS Regional Winner Regions: •Great Lakes •Heartland •Southeast
  31. 31. Genus species: Salvia coccinea Common name: Summer Jewel Lavender Unique qualities: The first lavender colored Salvia coccinea. Flowers early and continues to bloom until frost. Flower size: 0.5” Bloom time: late spring to fall Plant height: 10-18” Garden spacing: 10-12” Plant type: annual Garden location: full sun Closest comparisons on market: Summer Jewel Pink
  32. 32. Strawberry Delizz F1 2016 AAS Winner
  33. 33. Genus species: Fragaria F. x ananassa Common name: Delizz F1 Unique qualities: Abundant and delicious strawberries from this easy to grow, upright strawberry plant. Compact in size it’s perfect in a container, hanging basket, or in your garden. Fruit size: 1.5” Fruit shape: conical Fruit color: orange-red Plant height: 14” Plant spread: 12” Garden location: full sun Garden spacing: 20” Harvest : 120 days sowing seed, 60 days from transplant Closest Comparisons: on market: Sarian, Loran
  34. 34. Tomato Candyland Red 2016 AAS Winner
  35. 35. Genus species: Solanum lycopersicum Common name: Candyland Red Unique qualities: Dark red, sweet flavored fruit from an easy to harvest plant. Perfect size to pop in your mouth and enjoy! Fruit size: 0.5” Fruit shape: round currant Fruit color: red Plant height: 5-7’ Plant spread: 3-4’ Garden location: full sun Garden spacing: 2-4’ Harvest : 95 days sowing seed, 55 days from transplant Closest Comparisons: on market: Sweet Pea, Matt’s Wild Cherry
  36. 36. Tomato Chef’s Choice Green F1 2016 AAS Winner
  37. 37. Genus species: Solanum lycopersicum Common name: Chef's Choice Green F1 Unique qualities: Juicy, citrus-like flavor in these green with yellow stripes tomatoes. Fruit size: 6-7” Fruit shape: flattened deep globe Fruit color: green Plant height: 4-5” Plant spread: 24” Garden location: full sun Garden spacing: 18-20” Harvest : 90 days from transplant Disease Resistance: TMV, Anth, Scab, F, V, Crack Closest Comparisons: on market: Fried Green F1, Aunt Ruby’s Green

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