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

Recommended Vegetables for our Area

Broccoli

celery

Celery

Onion

Cauliflower

kale

Kale

peas

Peas

Swiss chard

Swiss Chard

cabbage

Cabbage

lettuce

Lettuce

spinach

Spinach

Quick Tip: 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.

Tomatoes

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.

Roma

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

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.

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.

S.F. 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.

Root Vegetables

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

  • Beets
  • Parsnips
  • Carrots
  • Radishes
  • Kohlrabi
  • Turnips

Payless Hardware, Rockery and Nursery

2927 S. King Rd., San Jose, CA 95122
Open Daily 7:00AM - 4:00PM

Call us at (408) 274-4922