This heirloom tomato was introduced in Illinois back in 1923 by the Buckbee Seed Company. Abe Lincoln is an indeterminate type tomato, meaning it continues to grow throughout the season until frost kills the plant or a gardener prunes off the growing tip.
Heirloom watermelon from Iraq. Large 15-25 pound fruits are oblong with an excellent sweet flavor. The hard, light green rind makes it a good candidate for shipping, storing and farmers’ markets. Ali Baba watermelons are native to Iraq.
All Sweet Watermelon This variety was developed as a sister line to Crimson Sweet by Dr. Hall at the University of Kansas. Stands in the field for an extended period without over ripening. Elongated, striped fruits, 25-30 pounds each.