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Vegetable Plants in San Jose

At Payless Nursery we carry a large selection of winter vegetable plants and seeds.


These Are The Recommended Winter Vegetables for Our Area

  • Broccoli
  • Celery
  • Onions
  • Cauliflower
  • Kale
  • Peas
  • Swiss Chard
  • Cabbage
  • Lettuce
  • Spinach
  • If your soil is too difficult to work with consider building a planter box. At Payless, we stock cement Four Square garden blocks. They are simple and durable. No drilling or sawing necessary. These blocks will not rot like wood, creating a planter that will last year after year.

Root Vegetables

With the exception of onions, root vegetables are best grown by seeds and are easy to grow.







Tomatoes in San Jose

Better Boy: Globed shaped tomato up to 1 lb. Higher yielding tomato plant. Indeterminate.

Big Beef: Indeterminate tomato. Disease tolerant and matures early.

Black Cherry: Heirloom. Produces high yields of black cherry tomatoes. Indeterminate.

Black Krim: Heirloom. Yields 3-4 inch beefstake tomatoes. Indeterminate.

Brandywine: Heirloom. Grows 1 1/2 pound tomatoes. Vigorous tomato plant. Indeterminate.

Bulls Heart: Heirloom. Produces 2 lb tomatoes and provides good yields. Very sweet and flavorful. Indeterminate.

Cherokee Purple: Heirloom. Flavorful flesh rangers from purple to brown or to green. 72-90 days to maturity. Grows 10-12 oz tomatoes. Indeterminate.

Early Girl: Strong vine. Gets 4-6 oz fruits very early. Indeterminate.

Green Zebra: Heirloom. Produces good yields of 3 oz tomatoes. Stay green when it matures. Determinate.

Grape: Oblong 1 oz fruit. Sweet flavor. Determinate.

Jubilee: Meaty, golden orange fruit of medium size. Indeterminate.

Mortgage Lifter: Heirloom. 1 to 2 lb beefsteak tomatoes. Sweet rich flavor. Indeterminate.

Napa Grape: Higher sugar content than any other grape tomato. 65 days to mature. Indeterminate.

Nebraska Wedding: Heirloom. Produces 1 lb tomatoes. Very juicy. Determinate.

Persimmon: Heirloom. Large 1 lb fruits. Performs well in short season areas. Indeterminate.

Roma: Strong vine with 2-3 oz fruits. Meaty tomatoes that are good quality. Determinate.

San Marzano: Heirloom. Larger fruit than Roma. Measures 3.5-4 inches in length. Indeterminate.

Snow White: Ripen to pale yellow and are sweet. Indeterminate.

Sun Gold: Heavy crops of crispy and sweet tomatoes. Indeterminate.

Super Fantastic: High yields of 10 oz meaty fruits. Indeterminate.

Sweet Treat: 1 oz fruits that grow in clusters of 12 to 15. Indeterminate.

Yellow Pear: Heirloom. Sweet fruits about 7 oz. Indeterminate.

Lemon Boy: Produces medium sized 7 oz fruits. Indeterminate.

San Francisco Fog: Produces clusters of 2-3″ fruits. Indeterminate.

Sun Sugar: Fruits are golden yellow and weigh about 1/2 oz. Indeterminate.

Sweet 100: Sweet red tomatoes grown in clusters. Indeterminate.

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