Mighty Mato, 'Ketchup 'n' Fries' and Grafted Veggie Pre-Order

Welcome to our exciting grafted vegetable pre-order where you can pre-plan your 2017 edible bounty from the comfort of your own home with the most cutting edge edibles available. Pre-orders allow you to secure the exact plants you desire and allow us at Phoenix Perennials to make sure we have exactly what you want. If you're planning on growing these grafted veggies in 2017 please pre-order. Last year we had a number of people who missed out on some of the most popular varieties and said "we should have booked in advance."

After you've noted which plants you want, click on the Register Now button at the bottom of this page to order them. We will email you when they are available for pick-up. The estimated date is May 5th, 2017.

SAVE $2 PER MIGHTY MATO, VEGGIE, AND MELON - For this year's pre-order we are holding last year's price of $14.99 for the Mighty Matos, Veggies and Melons. On site this spring the price will be $16.99. Unfortunately, the forces of inflation are at work and we can't hold them back for much longer. But we will for the pre-order.

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The Revolutionary, New "TomTato" is a hand-grafted plant that brings together tomatoes and potatoes, two close relatives, that together give us one of life's great pleasures: 'Ketchup 'n' Fries'. It produces the sweetest cherry tomatoes you've ever tasted by the hundreds. In 2016 an improved grafting method lead to much better crops of potatoes than in 2015 with a few pounds per plant.

'Ketchup 'n' Fries' Tomtato (Improved) -- Hundreds of delicious, super sweet cherry tomatoes on top and a few pounds of yummy potatoes just below the soil! This year an improved grafting process should ensure more reliable and larger crops of potatoes than in 2015. Tomatoes and potatoes are closely related. They are grafted by hand and grow happily together as the revolutionary 'Ketchup 'n' Fries'. Double your production of edibles from the same space. Great for veggie gardens, small spaces, and large containers. 1g pot, 24.99 + GST

 

Mighty Mato Grafted Tomatoes consist of desirable heirloom and cool modern varieties hand-grafted onto super strong tomato rootstock that confers greater disease resistance, greater cold tolerance, and greater vigour resulting in up to 2-3 times more tomatoes per plant than ungrafted plants! Heirloom tomatoes that are sometimes shy in their yields produce like never before. Cool modern varieties also produce extra large yields.

NEW! Mighty Mato ‘42 Days’ -- One of the earliest ripening tomatoes in the world taking about 42 days to get great quantities of ripe, delicious, 1 oz, salad type tomatoes. Perfect for cool summer climates and part shade to part sun gardens without hot sun. 42 days. Determinate. 1g pot, 14.99 + GST NEW! Mighty Mato ‘Sweet Aperitif’ -- Don't miss this one! This is the cherry tomato grafted onto the 'Ketchup 'n' Fries' that everyone has been raving about for the last 2 years. 'Sweet Aperitif' produces hundreds of the sweetest cherry tomatoes you have ever tasted in your life. 80 days. Indeterminate. 1g pot, 14.99 + GST
   
Mighty Mato ‘Amish Paste’ -- Heirloom paste tomato produces tons of meaty 6–8 oz. red fruits—one of the best for sauces and canning. Thrives in short summer areas. 80-90 days. Indeterminate. 1g pot, 14.99 + GST Mighty Mato ‘Beefsteak’ -- Bright red, slightly ribbed, 4–5″ heirloom tomatoes with delicious, sweet, meaty flesh. An excellent slicer, but also wonderful for cooking, salads or canning. 85-95 days. Indeterminate. 1g pot, 14.99 + GST
Mighty Mato ‘Big Beef’ -- Red, globe-shaped, 1 lb. fruits with a perfect balance of sweetness and acidity. Abundant, firm, crack-resistant tomatoes produced over a long period. 70-75 days. Indeterminate. 1g pot, 14.99 + GST Mighty Mato ‘Big Zac’ -- This prize-winning variety has been known to produce fruits weighing up to 6 lbs.! Huge, glossy-red beefsteaks are ideal for slicing, sandwiches. 80-90 days. Indeterminate. 1g pot, 14.99 + GST
Mighty Mato ‘Black Krim’ -- Violet-red, slightly flattened, 4–5″ fruits with near-black shoulders have intense, smoky flavor. Heat tolerant. Color deepens as summer temperatures rise. Russian heirloom. 70-90 days. Indeterminate. 1g pot, 14.99 + GST Mighty Mato ‘Brandywine’ (Sudduth’s) -- This famous heirloom produces 1–2 lb., scarlet-pink beefsteaks with high acid and sugar content. Considered one of the world’s best-tasting tomatoes. 80-90 days. Indeterminate. 1g pot, 14.99 + GST
Mighty Mato ‘Bumble Bee Purple’ -- Striped, crack-resistant cherry tomato in vivid violet and dark green stripes combines standout visual appeal and superb flavor! Round, 1½” fruits are gorgeous and tasty in fresh salads. 65-75 days. Indeterminate. 1g pot, 14.99 + GST Mighty Mato ‘Cherokee Purple’ -- Dusky rose, 8–12 oz. round fruits with complex, old-time flavor. 19th century heirloom. Perfect for slicing, sandwiches. 75-85 days. Indeterminate. 1g pot, 14.99 + GST
Mighty Mato ‘Early Girl’ -- Bright red, 4–6 oz. round slicers. Early, dependable, and flavorful fruits in almost any climate. 50-60 days. Indeterminate. 1g pot, 14.99 + GST Mighty Mato ‘Mortgage Lifter’ (Estler’s) -- Dark pink, 1–2 lb. fruits are meaty with good, old-time flavor. Heirloom known for its productivity. 85-95 days. Indeterminate. 1g pot, 14.99 + GST
Mighty Mato ‘Pineapple’ -- Huge golden beefsteaks, marbled in cherry-red have mild fruity flavor. Heirloom with yields of 1–2 lb. fruits. 85-95 days. Indeterminate. 1g pot, 14.99 + GST Mighty Mato 'San Marzano' (Redorta) -- Famous Italian heirloom roma yields brigh red, tapered, 3 inch fruits. Meaty and flavourful. Ideal for canning or sauce. 80-90 days. Indeterminate. 1g pot, 14.99 + GST
Mighty Mato ‘Stupice’ -- Extra early and reliable; cool-season heirloom produces 2″ red fruits with wonderful, balanced, sweet-acid tomato flavor. Perfect for gardeners in northern climes or first of season production in warmer areas. 60-70 days. Indeterminate. 1g pot, 14.99 + GST Mighty Mato ‘Sun Sugar’ -- 'Sun Sugar' is hands down the most popular tomato variety amongst Phoenix Perennials customers producing orange-yellow cherry tomatoes said to be amongst the sweetest in the world. 65-75 days. Indeterminate. 1g pot, 14.99 + GST
Mighty Mato ‘Sweet Million’ -- Sweet, bright red cherry tomatoes produced in large clusters. Crack and disease resistant. 65-75 days. Indeterminate. 1g pot, 14.99 + GST

 

Mighty Melons and Mighty Veggies consist of desirable heirloom and cool modern varieties that are grafted onto super strong rootstock that, like the Mighty Matos, confers greater disease resistance, greater cold tolerance, and greater vigour resulting in extra large crops of fruit and vegetables. The grafting can make a particularly positive difference in our cool summer climates with melons, peppers and eggplants that all require hot seasons to produce good crops.

Mighty Melons 'Ambrosia' Cantaloupe -- A reliable garden and fresh market favourite. Round, hybrid melons are 4 to 5 lbs. with pale orange flesh and a small seed cavity. Very sweet, floral flavour is both juicy and tender. Disease resistant. 80-90 days. $14.99 + GST Mighty Melons 'Swan Lake' Honeydew -- Rare, beautiful, small, heirloom honeydew-type melons are 2 to 3 lbs. with smooth, creamy yellow skin. Flesh is white to pale salmon-pink with sweet, crisp flavor. 80-90 days. $14.99 + GST
Mighty Melons 'Sugar Baby' Watermelon -- Small, 8 to 10 inch; round “icebox” heirloom watermelons are 6 to 10 lbs. with a nearly black rind when ripe. A standard picnic staple since it was introduced in 1959. Crisp, juicy, deep red-orange flesh, small black seeds, and incredibly sweet, rich flavour. Mildew resistant. 80-90 days. $14.99 + GST Mighty Veggies 'Coolcumber' (Khassib) Cucumber -- High yielding plant produces crisp, sweet, medium-green, spineless mini cucumbers that are 3 to 4 inch long. Plants are vigorous and suitable for hot weather with good resistance to powdery mildew. 70-80 days. $14.99 + GST
Mighty Veggies 'Gigabite' Cucumber -- Japanese burpless hybrid cucumber plants are vigorous and easy to grow, producing an abundance of crisp, 8 inch long cucumbers. Slender fruits, up to 1 inch; in diameter with fine white spines and glossy, deep green skin. Heat tolerant and resistant to downy mildew, powdery mildew, anthracnose, and cucumber mosaic virus (CMV). 40-50 days. $14.99 + GST Mighty Veggies 'Epic' (Dusky) Eggplant -- Purple-black oval fruits can be picked at 3–5 inch or harvested when mature at 8–10 inch long. Perfect for roasting or grilling. Can be grown in containers. 70-80 days. $14.99 + GST
Mighty Veggies 'Anaheim' Pepper -- Tapered, 6 to 8 inch long peppers turn from green to red, with delicious, mildly hot flavour. A popular variety that’s excellent for roasting or frying. 65-75 days. $14.99 + GST Mighty Veggies 'Golden Bell' Pepper -- Picture perfect 3 inch bell peppers ripen from green to light yellow to deep golden yellow. Sweet, blocky, thick-walled fruits are excellent for salads or stuffing. 65-75 days. $14.99 + GST
Mighty Veggies 'Jalapeno' Pepper -- Dark green, 3 inch conical peppers with hot, zesty flavour are thick-walled and easy to seed, one of the best for salsa, nachos, or chiles. Perfect fresh or pickled. 70-80 days. $14.99 + GST Mighty Veggies 'Orange Bell' Pepper -- As sweet as it is colourful, easy-to-grow 'Orange Bell' is also a great source of antioxidants. Excellent for fresh eating, canning or freezing. Peppers can be picked green at 50 days or allowed to ripen to a sweet, deep-orange in 78 days. $14.99 + GST
Mighty Veggies 'Red Bell' (King Arthur) Pepper -- This pepper is hard to beat for its earliness and large size. Big, blocky 4.5 inch bells have thick, meaty walls with sweet flavour and crunchiness, whether harvested green or red. Sets well even in heat. Harvest in 60 days green; 75 days red. $14.99 + GST

 

PRE-ORDER YOUR FERTILIZERS - The results of our tomato survey published in our January 2016 e-newsletter suggested that many gardeners are not fertilizing enough to ensure their success with their edibles. Now you can pre-order your fertilizers to make sure you have them on hand to get all the edible production you desire. Choose the right one for you. We have four options.

TOMATO FOOD - Liquid 9-11-11 - This high quality liquid fertilizer is best for tomatoes growing in containers and should be applied weekly. It is specially formulated to provide your plants with everything they need to produce big crops. Additional kelp extract provides minerals and phytochemicals that improve the flavour of your tomatoes. 1 kg, $11.99 + GST VEGGIE & FLOWER FOOD - Granular 10-15-19 + Micros & Kelp - This high quality granular fertilizer is good for all-purpose veggie growing in the ground. Apply every few weeks according to instructions. It is specially formulated to provide your plants with everything they need to produce big crops plus micronutrients for better plant health and flavour. Additional kelp extract provides minerals and phytochemicals that also improve the flavour of your produce. 1.8 kg, $11.99 + GST
TOMATO FOOD - Granular 5-10-5 + Ca & Kelp - This high quality granular fertilizer is best for tomatoes growing in the ground. Apply every few weeks according to instructions. It is specially formulated to provide your plants with everything they need to produce big crops plus extra calcium for stronger skins that won't split and greater resistance to blossom end rot. Additional kelp extract provides minerals and phytochemicals that improve the flavour of your tomatoes. 1.8 kg, $11.99 + GST SLOW RELEASE FERTILIZER 14-14-16 + Micros - This high quality slow release fertilizer provides balanced nutrition for a wide variety of plants in the ground or containers including edibles. Apply when you plant and it releases slowly over 4 months so you only have to fertilize once! It also contains a full range of micronutrients for added plant health and better tomato flavour. For larger and more flavourful crops you can make extra applications with Liquid 9-11-11 one-two times per month along with slow release. 1.8 kg, $24.99 + GST

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