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vegetables
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Botanical
Name
Common
Name
Sun
Shade
HeightBloom
Time
Water
Needs
High
altitude
Deer
Tolerant
Bee
Butterfly
Winter
Effect
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  • drought: Veggies es bonus vobis, proinde vos postulo
  • high altitude: Essum magis kohlrabi welsh onion daikon
  • edible: amaranth tatsoi tomatillo melon azuki bean garlic
  • shade: Gumbo beet greens corn soko endive gumbo gourd
  • deer: Parsley shallot courgette tatsoi pea sprouts
  • butterfly: Dandelion cucumber earthnut pea peanut soko zucchin
  • winter effect: Turnip greens yarrow ricebean rutabaga
  • height: Nori grape silver beet broccoli kombu

select plants from table based on square footage - based on Teller County - varies on micro niches and cultural practices - deer prefer blooms over foliage

BLOOM TIME

varies on cultivars and with elevation, temperatures, precipitation & overall conditions does not include seed head(s) or winter effect

  • early= May- early June
  • mid= mid June - late July
  • late= early August & later

HEIGHT

will vary with cultivar but is based on

  • short = 1"-10"
  • medium = 12-24"
  • tall = 24"+

WATER NEEDS

low indicated if perfromance is not affected moderate for best performance although many will tolerate less

HIGH ALTITUDE - varies

Many elements contribute to growing at higher elevations
Varieties should be tested at different elevations and in different microniches