Commercial Vegetable Varieties for Oklahoma

March 2017


A successful commercial crop begins with the selection of varieties that are adapted to the area. The varieties listed below have proven to be successful either in variety trials conducted by Oklahoma State University or in plantings throughout the state. Space limits the number of varieties that can be listed. Those that have proven to be the most popular have been given priority, but are not necessarily listed in order of preference. Some notes are given regarding disease resistance, etc., specifically some varieties.

Asparagus
U.C. 157
U.C. 157 F2
Greenwich-male
Jersey Gem-male
Jersey Queen-female
Bean
Bush
Ambra
Brio
Bluelake 274
Bronco
Lewis
Magnum
Roma II
Sybaris
Ulysses
Horticultural
Taylor Dwarf Horticultural  bean
Dwarf Horticultural Long Pod
Lima
Fordhook 242
Henderson Bush
Bridgeton
Pole
Dade
White Seeded Kentucky Wonder 191
Kentucky Wonder
Wax
Goldrush
Cherokee Wax
Beet
Boro
Merlin
Red Ace
Detroit Dark Red
Ruby Queen
Broccoli
Green Magic
Gypsy
Lieutenant
Emerald Crown
Green Magic
Castle Dome
Packman (early/home use)
Premium Crop
Brussels Sprouts
Not recommended for OK.  If attempted, choose an early hybrid cultivar.
Cabbage
Blue Thunder
Blue Vantage
Bobcat
Bravo
Charmant
Pacifica
Super Elite
Super Red 80
Cantaloupe
Caravelle
Cruiser
Gold Rush
Navigator (trial)
Super 45
Carrot
Bolero-Nantes type
Ingot-Nantes type
Neptune-Imperator type
Kamaran-Imperator type
Cauliflower
Apex (trial)
Minuteman
Snow Crown (home use)
Collard
Champion
Georgia
Top Pick
Top Bunch
Vates
Flash
Bulldog
Corn, Sweet
Bodacious, yellow, se group
Incredible, yellow, se group
Cameo, bicolor, se group
Synergy, bicolor, se group
Argent, white, se group
Whiteout, white, se group
GSS 0966, yellow, sh2 group, GMO
Passion II, yellow, sh2 group
7143, bicolor, sh2 group
BSS 0977, bicolor, sh2 group, GMO
Obsession, bicolor, sh2 group
Shasta, white, se group
Whiteout, white, se group
WSS 0987, white, sh2 group
Ice Queen, white, sh2 group
Munition, white, sh2 group

Cucumber
Slicing
Dasher II
General Lee
Turbo
Eggplant
Classic
Dusky
Santana
Little Fingers
Kale
Blue Ridge
Lacinato
Redbor
Improved Dwarf Siberian
Red Russian
Vates Blue Curled Scotch
Lettuce
Buttercrunch/ Butterhead
Nancy/Butterhead
Green Towers/Romaine
Vulcan/ Red Leaf
Red Sails/Leaf
Tropicana/Leaf
Two Star/Leaf
Mustard
Florida Broadleaf
Southern Giant Curled
Tendergreen
Savanna
Okra
Annie Oakley II
Cajun Delight
Clemson Spineless 80
Emerald
Onion
Green
Evergreen Bunching
White
Super Star
Yellow
Granex, Short day
Grano 1015Y, Short day
Candy, Intermediate day
Cimarron, Intermediate day
Pea
Bolero
Oregon Sugar Pod # 2 /edible pod
Super Sugar Snap /edible pod
Knight
Little Marvel
Spring

Pepper
Bell
*Gator Belle, TMV
*Karma, TMV
*King Arthur, PVY, TMV
X3R Aristotle
Ancho/Poblano
San Martin
*Tiburon, BLS, TMV
Jalapeno
*Compadre, PVY, TMV
El Rey
Santa Fe Grande
Mitla

*Above Pepper disease resistance codes: BLS = resistance to Bacterial Leaf Spot, PVY = resistance to Potato Virus Y,
TMV = resistance to Tobacco Mosaic Virus
Potato
Norland “Red” / round red
Red LaSoda / round red
Russet Norkotah / long russet
Superior / round white
Pumpkin
Field
Howden
*Mustang, PM resistance
*Charisma, PM resistance
Magician
Pie
Orange Smoothie
Winter Luxury
Small
Touch of Autumn
*Above Pumpkin disease resistance codes: PM resistance = Powdery Mildew resistance
Radish
Fireball
Fuego
Red Satin
Rhubarb
Not recommended for OK.  If attempted, try Victoria.
Southern Pea
California Blackeye # 5
Coronet/Pinkeye
Elite/cream
Top Pick/ brown crowder
Mississippi Silver/Brown crowder
Pinkeye Purple Hull BVR
Spinach
*Baker/ Bolt resistant, some DM resistance
*Banjo/ bolt resistant, Dm resistance
*Bolero/ Bolt resistant, several
DM resistance
*Crescent/ Some WR, Most DM,
bolt resistant
*Olympia/ Several DM, bolt resistant
*Persius/ Some DM, WR, some bolting
*Regal/ Some WR, several DM,
bolt resistant
*Riverside/ DM, bolt resistant
*Samish/ Some WR, some DM,
early bolting
*Teton/ Some DM, very bolt resistant

*Above Spinach disease resistance codes:  DM = Downy Mildew some races,
WR = White Rust,
Spinach bolt resistance = indicates less likely to flower during long day lengths (spring, early summer)
Squash
Summer types
Peter Pan, green scallop
Sunburst, yellow scallop
Prelude II, yellow crookneck
Sunglo, yellow crookneck
Supersett, yellow crookneck
Fortune, yellow straight-neck
Superpik, yellow straight-neck
CashFlow, green zucchini
Dividend, green zucchini
Payroll, green zucchini
Winter types
Autumn Delight, green acorn
*TayBelle, green acorn, PM
Bonbon, buttercup
Burgess Buttercup, buttercup
*Chieftain, butternut, PM
Ultra HP Premium, butternut
Waltham Butternut, butternut

*Above Squash disease resistance codes:
PM resistance = Powdery Mildew resistance
Sweetpotato
Beauregard/ Orange flesh
Bonita/ White flesh
Centennial/ Orange flesh
Cordner/ Orange flesh
Covington/ Orange flesh
Evangeline/ Orange flesh
Jewel/ Orange flesh
O’Henry/ Cream flesh
Southern Delite/ Orange flesh
Swiss Chard     
Bright Lights/ Multiple color petioles
Fordhook/ White petioles
Peppermint/ Red petioles
Rhubarb/ Red petioles
Tomato
Red
*Bella Rosa, TSWV, VF 1,2
*Florida 47R, VF1,2,ASC,St
*Florida 91, VF1,2,ASC,St
*Mountain Fresh Plus, VF1,2,N
*Mountain Glory, VF1,2,TSWV
*Red Morning, TSWV, VF 1,2
*Scarlet Red, VF1,2,ASC,St
*Solar Fire, VF1,2,3,St
*Top Gun, VF1,2,ASC,St,TSWV
*Valley Girl, VF1,2
Yellow
*Carolina Gold, VF1,2
Red Cherry
Washington  Cherry
Baxter’s Early Bush
*Mountain Belle, V, F
Yellow Cherry
*GoldNugget, V
Pink, Light Red, Plum
Principe Borghese

*Above tomato Disease resistance codes:
V = Verticillium wilt
F = Fusarium wilt (with races 1, 2, 3
denoted)
N = Southern root knot nematode
ASC = Alternaria stem canker
St = Stemphylium (gray leaf spot)
TSWV = Tomato spotted wilt virus
Turnip
Alltop/ Greens
Hakurei/ White root
Just Right/ White root
Purple Top White Globe/ Purple &
White root
Royal Crown
Shogoin/ Greens
Southern Green/ Greens
Watermelon
Delta, diploid
Jamboree, diploid
*Jubilee II, diploid, IR
*Royal Sweet, diploid, R
Starbrite, diploid, S
*Sangria, diploid,  R 1 & 2, A
*Fascination, triploid, R
Summer Sweet 5234, triploid, S
Tri X 313, triploid, S

*Above Watermelon Disease resistance codes:
A =  resistance to anthracnose,
S = Susceptible to Fusarium wilt race 1, IR=Intermediate resistance to Fusarium wilt race 1,
R=resistant to Fusarium wilt race 1, and or 2 = resistant to Fusarium wilt race 2

 

L. Brandenberger
Professor, Food Crops

Brian Kahn
Professor, Vegetables

James Shrefler
Area Extension Horticulture Specialist

 

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