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Asian Greens

Garland Serrated Chrysanthemum
Garland Serrated Chrysanthemumnot available yet, check back later
3203GS  (40 days) Open-pollinated. Japanese Shungiku prized for small grey-green leaves and 5" yellow flowers, both edible. Sow in spring. read more

Mustards

Early Mizuna
Early Mizuna OGunavailable, will have non-OG in JAN
3226MO  (40 days) Open-pollinated. Japanese heirloom. Deeply cut fringed leaves on slender white stalks. Use as cut-and-come-again, succession plantings and baby leaf production. read more
Red Giant
Mustard
Red Giant OG
3245RO  (45 days) Open-pollinated. Japanese heirloom. Large purple-tinted savoyed leaves. Peppery flavor. Standard mesclun ingredient. Cold tolerant. read more

Radishes - Leaf & Pod

Rat-tail
Radishes - Leaf & Pod
Rat-tail
2264RT  (50 days) Open-pollinated. Asian heirloom, Specialty. Grown for its immature purple-green pungent seed pods. Harvest young for best quality. read more

Shiso

Red Shiso
Shiso
Red Shiso
3283RS  (85 days) Open-pollinated. Ornamental and edible purplish-red cinnamon-scented leaves. Used in sushi, sauces, garnishes, pickles and stir-fries. Colors umeboshi plums red. read more

Beans

Bush Wax Beans

Dragon Langerie
Bush Wax Bean
Dragon Langerie OG
277DO  (57 days) Open-pollinated. 6" creamy yellow pods mottled with purple tiger stripes. Seeds are purplish brown with blue stripes. read more

Dry Beans

Black Turtle
Dry Bean
Black Turtle OG
385BO  (102 days) Open-pollinated. Small black beans. An improved upright bush version of the heirloom. Excellent flavor. read more
Jacob’s Cattle
Dry Bean
Jacob’s Cattle ECO
343JC  (88 days) Open-pollinated. Kidney-shaped bean with dark red speckles on white background. Popular New England heirloom. read more
Maine Sunset
Dry Bean
Maine Sunset ECO
337MS  (85 days) Open-pollinated. Maine heirloom. Beautiful plump ivory beans with brownish-maroon splashes around the hilum. Wonderful baking bean: creamy texture and rich flavor. read more
Marfax
Dry Bean
Marfax ECO
338MX  (86 days) Open-pollinated. Golden tan seed. High yielding. Adapted to cool climates. read more
Monos Negros
Dry Bean
Monos Negros ECO
358MN (90 days) Open-pollinated. The name means ‘black monkeys’ in Spanish. Marina Davis brought this small heirloom black bean to our attention. Plant... read more
Dry Bean
Soldier ECO
349DR  (89 days) Open-pollinated. Large white kidney bean with red-brown solider-like figures on the eye. Popular New England bean. read more

Fava Beans

Windsor
Fava Bean
Windsor
298WI  (75 days) Open-pollinated. Classic heirloom bean. White and black flowers. Brown seed. read more
Windsor
Fava Bean
Windsor OG
299WO  (75 days) Open-pollinated. Classic heirloom bean. White and black flowers. Brown seed. read more

Lima Beans

Jackson Wonder
Jackson Wonderexpected in late DEC
324JW  (103 days) Open-pollinated. 18" tall. 3 seeds per pod, grey in the shell stage and drying to buff with purple and black mottling. White flowers. read more
King of the Garden
King of the Gardenexpected in late DEC
325KG  (106 days) Open-pollinated. 8" pods, dependably produces at least four large creamy white seeds per pod. Vines can grow 10'. read more

Pole Beans

Kentucky Wonder
Pole Bean
Kentucky Wonder
285KW  (68 days) Open-pollinated. 7-9" pods. Very productive. Nutty flavor. Excellent for freezing. Brown seed. read more
Purple Podded
Pole Bean
Purple Podded
288PP  (70 days) Open-pollinated. Ozark heirloom. Vigorous vines climb 6–7', with lilac-colored blossoms. Bright purple pods. Tender, turn green when cooked. read more
Scarlet Runner
Pole Bean
Scarlet Runner
318SR  (70 days) Open-pollinated. 10-12' tall. Mottled black and purple seeds. Ornamental brilliant scarlet blossoms. Snap or shell bean. read more
True Red Cranberry Pole
Pole Bean
True Red Cranberry Pole OG
371CO  (102 days) Open-pollinated. Plump round maroon seeds without streaking. Excellent flavor. read more

Shell & Dry Beans

Taylor Dwarf Horticultural
Shell & Dry Bean
Taylor Dwarf Horticultural
326DW  (68 days) Open-pollinated. Buff bean with red stripes. Also known as Speckled Bays. read more
Vermont Cranberry
Shell & Dry Bean
Vermont Cranberry
328VC  (70 days) Open-pollinated. Pods contain 5 to 6 speckled cranberry-colored beans. Reliable and hardy. read more

Beets

Beets

Bull’s Blood
Beet
Bull’s Blood
2186BB  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Grown for greens, not roots. Large glossy reddish-purple leaves. Holds quality in summer but best in fall and under winter cover. read more
Bull’s Blood
Beet
Bull’s Blood OG
2187BO  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Grown for greens, not roots. Large glossy reddish-purple leaves. Holds quality in summer but best in fall and under winter cover. read more
Chioggia
Beet
Chioggia
2136CH  (55 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Light red exterior; interior rings of pink and white. Green tops. Exceptional sweetness. read more
Cylindra
Beet
Cylindra
2156CY  (56 days) Open-pollinated. Danish heirloom. 6" long cylindrical dark red beet. Excellent for pickling and processing. read more
Detroit Dark Red Short Top
Beet
Detroit Dark Red Short Top
2182DD  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Uniform globular smooth red beet. Tender interior with deep red flesh. A favorite of home gardeners and canners. read more
Early Wonder Tall Top
Beet
Early Wonder Tall Top
2108EW  (48 days) Open-pollinated. From 1911, beloved by commercial growers and home gardeners. Early beet greens and bunching beets. Quick cold soil emergence. Attractive purple tops. read more
Early Wonder Tall Top
Beet
Early Wonder Tall Top OG
2109WO  (48 days) Open-pollinated. From 1911, beloved by commercial growers and home gardeners. Early beet greens and bunching beets. Quick cold soil emergence. Attractive purple tops. read more

Cabbages

Green Cabbages

Early Jersey Wakefield
Green Cabbage
Early Jersey Wakefield
3355EJ  (63 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Distinctive pointy 2-3 lb heads. Compact plant allows close spacing. Excellent flavor and tender texture. read more

Red Cabbages

Mammoth Red Rock
Red Cabbage
Mammoth Red Rock
3389RR  (100 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. 5-8 lb late storage red cabbage with firm flattened round 8-10" heads. Red-purple to the core. Crisp and sweet. read more

Carrots

Early Carrots

Tonda di Parigi
Tonda di Parigiexpected in late DEC
2018TP  (55 days) Open-pollinated. Parisian heirloom. Round 1½" deep orange carrot. Harvest young and tender; enjoy cooked for sweetness and creamy texture. Easy in clay soil. read more

Main Season Carrots

Danvers
Main Season Carrot
Danvers OG
2076DO  (75 days) Open-pollinated. Broad-shouldered 7" conical carrot with a tapered tip. Good choice for heavy soils. Long storage. read more
Red Cored Chantenay
Main Season Carrot
Red Cored Chantenay
2058RC  (70 days) Open-pollinated. French heirloom. Thick 5-7" long red-orange carrot. Performs well in heavy soil. Excellent flavor and long storage. read more
Scarlet Nantes
Main Season Carrot
Scarlet Nantes
2042SN  (68 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. High-quality 6-7" bright orange carrot. Sweet flavor with small dark core. Bestseller. read more

Unorthodox Carrot Colors

Jaune du Doubs
Unorthodox Carrot Color
Jaune du Doubs
2078JD  (78 days) Open-pollinated. French heirloom. 5-8" conical smooth yellow carrot. Slightly green shoulders. Crisp and crunchy. Long storage. read more

Corn

Flint & Field Corn

Abenaki Calais Flint
Flint & Field Corn
Abenaki Calais Flint OG
682CO  (88 days) Open-pollinated. 10-row Vermont flint. 7-9" ears are golden brown, occasionally dark maroon. Great for cornmeal. read more
Floriani Red Flint
Floriani Red Flint OGnot available yet, check back later
688FO  (100 days) Open-pollinated. Red pointed kernels. Grinds into a fine pinkish meal. Excellent flavor. Italian heirloom. read more
Hopi Blue
Flint & Field Corn
Hopi Blue OG
692HO  (100 days) Open-pollinated. 9' plants make 8-10" ears with deep kernels. Drought tolerant. Grinds easily into blue flour. read more

Popcorn

Calico
Calicoexpected in late DEC
679CP  (105 days) Open-pollinated. 5-8" ears. Kernels are red, yellow, mottled rosy-brown. Also brown, purple, blue and white. read more
Pennsylvania Dutch Butter Flavored
Pennsylvania Dutch Butter Flavored OGexpected in early JAN
677BO  (102 days) Open-pollinated. Two 4-6" stocky ears per stalk. 8' plant with long dark green leaves. 1885 Pennsylvania Dutch Heirloom. read more

White Sweet Corn

Luther Hill
White Sweet Corn
Luther Hill OG
636LO  (82 days) Open-pollinated. Very sweet rare classic corn, sets multiple 3-6" ears on 4' stalks. Open-pollinated heirloom. read more

Cucumbers

Long-Fruited Cucumbers

Painted Serpent
Long-Fruited Cucumber
Painted Serpent
1388PS  (55 days) Open-pollinated. Specialty heirloom "snake melon" cuke. Curved coiled slender fruit with light and dark green stripes. Best eaten at 8-18". read more
Telegraph Improved European
Long-Fruited Cucumber
Telegraph Improved European
1392TE  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom is a performer in tunnels and outdoors. 10-14" slim Euro-type cuke with mild flavor; not bitter, few seeds. Trellis for straight fruits. read more

Pickling Cucumbers

National
Pickling Cucumber
National
1226NL  (52 days) Open-pollinated. Classic pickler. Dark green fruit with black spines. Non-bitter. Used for small pickles and dills. Long harvest window. read more

Slicing Cucumbers

Longfellow
Slicing Cucumber
Longfellow OG
1335LO (70 days) Open-pollinated. Bred and released in 1927 by Jerome B. Rice Seed Co, Cambridge, NY. Stubborn Ox Farm of Brooks, ME, hosted Fedco’s 2018... read more

Specialty Cucumbers

Boothby’s Blonde
Specialty Cucumber
Boothby’s Blonde OG
1311BO  (63 days) Open-pollinated. Maine heirloom. 3-4" short plump oval cream-white fruit with black spines. Excellent fresh eating. read more
Lemon
Specialty Cucumber
Lemon
1372LM  (68 days) Open-pollinated. Specialty heirloom. Rounded 3" crisp non-bitter fruit. Skin turns from pale greenish yellow to lemon yellow. Productive. read more
Mexican Sour Gherkin
Specialty Cucumber
Mexican Sour Gherkin
1243MG  (65 days) Open-pollinated. Melothria scabra. Vigorous but delicate climbing vine. Profuse bearing of 1" oblong green and white fruits. Eat fresh or pickled. read more
Richmond Green Apple
Specialty Cucumber
Richmond Green Apple OG
1375RO  (70 days) Open-pollinated. Lime-green lemon-shaped 2-3" fruit. Rare. Excellent fresh eating. read more

Eggplants

Non-purple Eggplants

Rosa Bianca
Non-purple Eggplant
Rosa Bianca OG
3691BO  (88 days) Open-pollinated. Italian heirloom. White with lavender streaking, plump, 5" long by 3-4" wide. Fruits avg 2 lb. Creamy, delicate, great for gourmet markets. read more
Rosita
Non-purple Eggplant
Rosita OG
3688RO  (84 days) Open-pollinated. Pink-lavender with white shoulders, pear-shaped, 6-8" long by 4-6" wide. Sweet tender white flesh. Early and productive. read more

Flower Seeds

Amaranths

Elephant Head
Amaranth
Elephant Head OG
4837EO Amaranthus gangeticus (90 days) Heirloom with deep reddish-maroon blooms. 3-5' tall. read more
Hopi Red Dye
Amaranth
Hopi Red Dye OG
4835HO Amaranthus caudatus (46 days) Stately 6' plant with 1-2' deep burgundy inflorescences. Traditional food dye. read more
Love-Lies-Bleeding
Amaranth
Love-Lies-Bleeding
4831LL Amaranthus caudatus (90 days) Vigorous 2-4' branching annual with long drooping red tassels. read more

Bachelor’s Buttons

Black Gem
Black Gemnot available yet, check back later
4875BG Centaurea cyanus (90 days) Ruffled dark maroon. read more
Red Boy
Bachelor’s Button
Red Boy
4877RB Centaurea cyanus (90 days) Deep red. read more

Balsam

Double Camellia Mix Balsam
Balsam
Double Camellia Mix Balsam
4883CB Impatiens balsamina Abundant pink, rose and white rosettes along the axils up its stems. 2' tall. read more

Bells of Ireland

Bells of Ireland
Bells of Ireland
4896BI Moluccella laevis (110 days) Everlasting. Spikes of bright green bell-shaped “flowers.” read more

Blue Flax

Blue Flax
Blue Flax
5079BF Linum perenne Single light-blue flowers and finely cut foliage for borders or rock gardens. 9-12" tall. read more

Broom Corn

Red Broom Corn
Broom Corn
Red Broom Corn
5437BR Sorghum bicolor (105 days) Produces tall sprays of seedheads laden with shiny red seeds. Great for fall decorations and bird feed. Used to make brooms. 7-10'. read more

Butterfly Weed

Butterfly Weed
Butterfly Weed
4906BW Asclepias tuberosa Bright orange waxy flowers attractive to butterflies and bees. read more

Canary Creeper

Canary Creeper
Canary Creepernot available yet, check back later
4932CC Tropaeolum peregrinum Profuse 8' vines with deeply lobed foliage and clusters of lacy golden-yellow flowers. read more

Chinese Forget-Me-Not

Firmament Chinese Forget-Me-Not
Chinese Forget-Me-Not
Firmament Chinese Forget-Me-Not
4965CY Cynoglossum amabile Bright dainty 5-petaled azure-blue blossoms. 16-18" tall. read more

Chinese Lantern

Chinese Lantern
Chinese Lanternnot available yet, check back later
4968CL Physalis alkekengi Grown for deep orange “lanterns,” the calyxes, for dried arrangements. read more

Columbines

Columbine
Mrs. Scott Eliot Mixed Columbine
4995SE Aquilegia caerulea White, red, lavender and pink spurred flowers rising to 30" on strong stems. read more

Cosmos

Sensation Mix Cosmos
Cosmo
Sensation Mix Cosmos
5035SM Cosmos bipinnatus (85-90 days) Pinks, roses, magentas and occasional whites. 4-5'. read more

Creeping Thyme

Creeping Thyme
Creeping Thyme
5643CT Thymus serpyllum Creeping sweet-scented ground cover with purple flowers good in rock gardens, between stepping stones or on dry slopes. read more

Daisies

Alaska Strain
Daisy
Alaska Strain
5047SD Leucanthemum x superbum Clean snow-white flowers with bright yellow centers. 3' tall. read more

Didiscus

Lacy Blue Didiscus
Didiscus
Lacy Blue Didiscus
5067DI Trachymene coerulea (95 days) Like a light blue version of Queen Anne’s Lace. Excellent for cutting. read more

Dye Plants

Dyer’s Coreopsis Mix
Dyer’s Coreopsis Mixnot available yet, check back later
5904CS Coreopsis tinctoria Beautiful native ornamental. Provides a full palette of color from yellows and greens to rusts and browns-and even black. read more
Hopi Black Dye Sunflower
Hopi Black Dye Sunflower OGnot available yet, check back later
5906HO Helianthus annuus (90-100 days) Rare indigenous heirloom used as a natural dye source for coloring baskets purplish charcoal. Also edible. 8' stalks. read more
Madder
Dye Plant
Madder
5913MD Rubia tinctorum Ancient and excellent source of red dye. Harvest roots after three years and grind to yield a wash- and light-fast red dye par excellence. 4' plants. read more
Soapwort
Soapwortnot available yet, check back later
5920SW Saponaria officinalis Not a dye plant; saponin-rich roots and leaves used to gently wash wool. Sweetly clove-scented pink perennial attracts pollinators. 3' plant. read more
Weld
Weldnot available yet, check back later
5928WD Reseda luteola Used since antiquity, weld is said to be the best natural source of wash-fast and light-fast deep yellow dye. Attractive to bees. read more

Forget-Me-Not

Forget-Me-Not
Forget-Me-Not
5091FN Myosotis sylvatica Clusters of tiny sky-blue flowers. Self-seeds. 6" tall. read more

Four O’Clock

Tall Mix Four O’Clock
Four O’Clock
Tall Mix Four O’Clock
5095FC Mirabilis jalapa Fragrant trumpet-shaped flowers in cerise, burgundy, pink, yellow, white. 2-3' tall. read more

Heliotrope

Marine Heliotrope
Heliotrope
Marine Heliotrope
5116MH Heliotropium arborescens (120 days) Very fragrant. Flat clusters of tiny star-shaped royal blue flowers. 14-18" tall. read more

Hollyhocks

Black Hollyhock
Hollyhock
Black Hollyhock
5127BH Alcea rosea Shimmering burgundy-black single flowers. read more
Chater’s Double Mix Hollyhock
Chater’s Double Mix Hollyhocknot available yet, check back later
5122CD Alcea rosea Doubles in shades of red, pink, yellow and white. 4-5' tall. read more
Indian Spring Single Mix Hollyhock
Hollyhock
Indian Spring Single Mix Hollyhock
5124SM Alcea rosea Old-fashioned single 7' beauty in red, yellow, white and rose. read more

Job’s Tears

Job’s Tears
Job’s Tears OG
5147JO Coix lacryma-jobi (100 days) Ornamental grass with sprays of globular pearly purple-grey seeds. read more

Joe Pye Weed

Joe Pye Weed
5150QM Eutrochium purpureum Dusty pinkish-purple flowers. Stately and beautiful. 5-9' tall. read more

Kiss-Me-over-the-Garden-Gate

Kiss-Me-over-the-Garden-Gate
Kiss-Me-over-the-Garden-Gate
5154KM Polygonum orientale Large tassels of pink blossoms and heart-shaped leaves 6-7' tall. read more

Lobelia

Crystal Palace Blue Lobelia
Lobelia
Crystal Palace Blue Lobelia
5180CP Lobelia erinus Stunning deep blue flowers with bronze-green foliage. 4" tall. Great for window boxes, walks and borders; drapes over the edge in a lovely way. read more

Maltese Cross

Maltese Cross
Maltese Cross
5203MC Lychnis chalcedonica Brilliant scarlet, cross-shaped florets. Attractive to pollinators, excellent for cutflowers. 3' tall. read more

Marigold - Signet

Lemon Gem
Marigold - Signet
Lemon Gem
5243LG Tagetes tenuifolia (68 days) Compact 10-12" plant bears tiny bright lemon-yellow flowers early, through summer, into fall. read more
Tangerine Gem
Marigold - Signet
Tangerine Gem
5246TG Tagetes tenuifolia (68 days) Compact 10-12" plant bears tiny fragrant deep orange flowers. Colorful tasty additions to salads. read more

Mignonette

Mignonettenot available yet, check back later
5255MN Reseda odorata Insignificant yellow-green blossoms grown for their enticing raspberry scent. Once common in Paris. Compact plants. read more

Morning Glories

Clarke’s Heavenly Blue
Morning Glory
Clarke’s Heavenly Blue
5279HB Ipomoea tricolor (115 days) Classic morning glory. Intense azure blooms lighten toward center; a sun-loving 12' vine. read more
Kniola’s Purple
Morning Glory
Kniola’s Purple OG
5277KO Ipomoea purpurea (50 days) Deep purple flowers with magenta stars radiating from pale pink-white throats. 8-9' climbing vines. read more
Sunrise Serenade
Morning Glory
Sunrise Serenade
5274SS Ipomoea nil Large double 1-3" ruby-red blooms with white throats. Heirloom. Vigorous 12-15' plant blooms early. read more

Nasturtiums

Empress of India
Nasturtium
Empress of India
5282EI Tropaeolum majus (60 days) Dark purplish-green leaves with brilliant crimson-scarlet flowers contrast well with other varieties. 16" plants. read more
Peach Melba
Nasturtium
Peach Melba
5293PM Tropaeolum minus (60 days) Named for the dessert. Primrose-cream blossoms with pearly red centers. Sets abundant blooms above compact lily-pad foliage. read more
Tall Climbing Mix
Tall Climbing Mixexpected in late DEC
5291TC Tropaeolum majus (65 days) Red, orange, gold and bicolor shades. Red blossoms spicier than lighter colors. Prolific blossom set. 4-6' tall. read more

Nicotiana

Only the Lonely Nicotiana
Nicotiana
Only the Lonely Nicotiana ECO
5300LN Nicotiana sylvestris Clusters of drooping tubular white blossoms that perfume the garden day and night. Full powerful scent. 5' tall. read more

Painted Tongue

Royale Mix Painted Tongue
Painted Tongue
Royale Mix Painted Tongue
5303RM Salpiglossis sinuata Elegant 3" trumpet flowers. Range of colors includes chocolate, red, purple and yellow and bicolors. 15-20" tall. read more

Pearly Everlasting

Pearly Everlasting
Pearly Everlasting
5314PE Anaphalis margaritacea Big clusters of ½" white papery flowers hold color when dried. Also used fresh in bouquets. 18-24" plants. read more

Poppies

Danish Flag
Danish Flagnot available yet, check back later
5359DF Papaver White spots on petals form a cross reminiscent of the Danish flag. Attractive large seedheads ideal for drying. 27" stems. read more
Elka
Poppy
Elka OG
5350EO Papaver Double-purpose poppy produces white lavender single blossoms and large seed heads. White seeds have sweet, nutlike taste. 4'. read more
Shirley Double Choice Mix
Shirley Double Choice Mixnot available yet, check back later
5379SH Papaver Elegant semi-double blooms all summer in shades of pink, rose, salmon, scarlet and white. 2½' tall. read more
Ziar Breadseed
Poppy
Ziar Breadseed OG
5351ZO Papaver Ornamental single pink to red petals with centers ranging from pale red to dark. Large seedheads produce blue seeds. read more

Sunflowers

Mammoth Grey Stripe
Sunflower
Mammoth Grey Stripe
5518GS Helianthus annuus (120 days) A traditional variety of giant single-stem sunflower with large seed heads. One to grow if you want to eat the seeds or plant a maze. 6”12'. read more

Sweet Annie

Sweet Annie
Sweet Annie OG
5603AO Artemisia annua (120 days) The scent of the Common Ground Fair. Light green leaves valued for wreaths, flower crowns and other dried arrangements. Grows up to 5'. read more

Sweet Peas

America
Sweet Pea
America
5614AM Lathyrus odoratus An antique striated variety. Blossoms contains subtle variations of bright reds with creamy white streakings. Heavily perfumed. Vines grow to 3'. read more
Black Knight
Sweet Pea
Black Knight
5620BK Lathyrus odoratus Bred in 1898. Highly scented deep maroon flowers tolerant of heat. 5-6' vines. read more
Cupani
Sweet Pea
Cupani
5623CU Lathyrus odoratus Oldest and among the most fragrant of all sweet peas. Deep maroon-purple upper petals with deep violet-blue lower petals. 5' vines. read more
Mrs. Collier
Sweet Pea
Mrs. Collier
5632MC Lathyrus odoratus A white sweet pea with real fragrance! Heavenly blooms last longer and are more fragrant than the whites in the Mammoth Mix. 5-6' vines. read more
Painted Lady
Sweet Pea
Painted Lady OG
5634PO Lathyrus odoratus Open-pollinated. Back in 1737 a naturally occurring mutation was noticed in a sweet pea. That plant became the first named sweet... read more
Perennial Sweet Pea
Perennial Sweet Peanot available yet, check back later
5611PP Lathyrus latifolius The traditional English cottage sweet pea. Shades of rose, white and pink in big clusters. Good cutflowers. Climbs 6'. read more

Tithonia

Torch
Tithonia
Torch
5649TH Tithonia rotundifolia (120 days) Stately 6' plants with velvety leaves bear scarlet-orange 4-5" blooms that attract hummingbirds and monarch butterflies. Popular variety. read more

Verbenas

Purple Top Verbena
Purple Top Verbenanot available yet, check back later
5661PV Verbena bonariensis (90 days) Proud strong 3”4' stems topped with vibrant purple flowers that bloom from July to October. Ideal cutflower. Extremely drought-resistant. read more

Gourds

Large Gourds

Corsican Canteen
Large Gourd
Corsican Canteen
1974CC  (125 days) Open-pollinated. Lagenaria. 3.5x7" fruit shaped like an old-fashioned canteen. Used to make lidded bowls. Start indoors. read more

Luffa

Luffa
Luffa
1962LU  (110 days) Open-pollinated. Used to make sponges and scrubbies. Also edible when harvested young. Requires a long season; start indoors. read more

Small Gourds

Tennessee Dancing Gourd
Small Gourd
Tennessee Dancing Gourd
1908DG  (93 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom ornamental. Tiny 2-3" green-and-white striped bottle gourds. Rampant vines. Hard shells dry to tan. read more

Grains

Opopeo Amaranth
Grain
Opopeo Amaranth OG
4300OO Amaranthus hybridus (65 days) Open-pollinated. Is it a green vegetable? An ornamental? A gluten-free grain? Why, yes. No wonder Amaranth was sacred in pre-Columbian Mexico. read more
Tarwi
Grain
Tarwi
4314TW Lupinus mutabilis (130 days) Open-pollinated. “Lost” crop of the Incas. Wild-looking 3' lupine native to the high Andes. Attractive, many-colored flowers. Protein-rich seeds. read more

Rice

Akamuro
Akamuronot available yet, check back later
4310AM Oryza sativa Open-pollinated. Heirloom from Hokkaido, Japan. Fast-maturing lowland rice. Aromatic seeds mature from pearly white to red to burnt orange. Zone 4b hardy from transplant. read more
Duborskian
Duborskian OGnot available yet, check back later
4312DO Oryza sativa (115 days) Open-pollinated. Upland short-grain hardy Russian variety adapted to dry-land production. Can withstand a light frost. May be direct seeded in warmer regions. read more
Hayayuki
Hayayukinot available yet, check back later
4311HY Oryza sativa Open-pollinated. Fast-maturing lowland rice, very nutty and full flavored. Hardy to Zone 4b. Sensitive to dry conditions. Grows to 3' tall. read more
Titanio Rose
Rice
Titanio Rose
4313TT Oryza sativa Open-pollinated. Upland short-grain brown rice from Italy. Used for risotto, with creamy texture and great flavor. Very dense spiraling seed heads. Zone 5a from transplant. read more

Specialty Greens

Red Calaloo
Specialty Green
Red Calaloo
4301RC Amaranthus tricolor (120 days) Open-pollinated. Very red Jamaican traditional green for Calaloo stew. Beautiful tricolor blaze makes it ornamental as well. read more

Greens

Arugula

Sylvetta
Sylvettanot available yet, check back later
3027SY  (50 days) Open-pollinated. Wild Arugula. Deeply lobed dark green narrow leaves. Excellent for cold-season salads, but also shows good summer endurance. read more

Chard

Fordhook Giant
Chard
Fordhook Giant
3031FG  (50 days) Open-pollinated. Standard broad white stems and dark green savoyed leaves with white veins. read more
Golden
Chard
Golden OG
3038GO  (56 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Large light green semi-savoyed leaves contrast with bright yellow stems and veins. read more
Perpetual Spinach
Chard
Perpetual Spinach
3034PS  (55 days) Open-pollinated. Tender smooth leaves, thin stems, spinach-like flavor. Lasts through summer into fall. Withstands some frosts. read more
Red Rhubarb
Chard
Red Rhubarb OG
3041RO  (59 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Crimson stalks and dark green leaves. Hardy. read more

Chicory

Italiko Rosso
Chicory
Italiko Rosso
3047RI  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Savory Italian chicory with deeply toothed red-veined leaves. Best in cool weather, can become bitter in heat. read more
Pan di Zucchero
Chicory
Pan di Zucchero
3048PZ  (80 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. 1' tall large tight chicory with light green leaves. Very mild flavor. Stores well. read more
Puntarelle
Chicory
Puntarelle
3049PT  (80 days) Open-pollinated. Italian heirloom chicory grown for its fused stems which form a swollen bulb. Sweet stalks harvested young and tender. read more

Endive

Endive
Full Heart Batavian
3092BL (85 days) Open-pollinated. Also known as Escarole. Although very similar to Broad-Leaved, we liked this strain better for being a little more... read more
Très Fine Maraîchère Olesh
Endive
Très Fine Maraîchère Olesh OG
3063FO  (42 days) Open-pollinated. French heirloom. Large frizzy sweet endive with very fine ribs. For late spring and early summer harvests. read more

Perennial Greens

Broad-Leaved Sorrel
Broad-Leaved Sorrelnot available yet, check back later
3192BL Rumex acetosa (60 days) Open-pollinated. Thick sword-shaped lemony-flavored leaves picked when young and tender. A special treat in early spring. Perennial hardy to Z3. read more
Perennial Green
Caucasian Mountain Spinach ECO
2590CM Hablitzia tamnoides Open-pollinated. Perennial spinach-like green. Hardy vine from the Caucasus grows 6-9' long for 2-3 months beginning very early spring. Heart-shaped attractive leaves. read more
Good King Henry
Good King Henrynot available yet, check back later
3096KH Chenopodium bonus-henricus Open-pollinated. Heirloom perennial green and ancient European potherb. Eat shoots like asparagus; use leaves like spinach. read more
Sea Kale
Sea Kalenot available yet, check back later
3099SK Crambe maritima Open-pollinated. Perennial hardy to Zone 5, native to seashores of British Isles. Blanch the tender shoots for spring and winter. read more
Perennial Green
Watercress OG
3059WO Nasturtium officinale Open-pollinated. Perennial hardy to Z4. Tasty green likes full sun and soggy conditions. Use in salads and soups. read more

Radicchio

Palla di Fuoco Rossa
Radicchio
Palla di Fuoco Rossa
3190PR  (85 days) Open-pollinated. Uniform round Chioggia-type with deep burgundy red heads. read more
Radicchio di Treviso
Radicchio
Radicchio di Treviso
3189RT  (80 days) Open-pollinated. White-veined leaves turn from green to variegated burgundy red in cool weather. Romaine-shaped heads. Best for fall crops. read more

Specialty Greens

Claytonia
Specialty Green
Claytonia
3050CL  (40 days) Open-pollinated. Small, heart-shaped leaves with a mild but succulent flavor. Use in mesclun and cut-and-come-again culture. read more
Curly Cress
Specialty Green
Curly Cress
3053CC  (20 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Bright green tightly ruffled leaves can be cut at a couple of inches tall. Peppery flavor is good in salads. read more
Large-Leaf Round
Specialty Green
Large-Leaf Round
3114LL  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Vigorous large-leaf type of staple salad green. Best for sowing in spring for early summer harvest. read more
New Zealand Spinach
Specialty Green
New Zealand Spinach
2592NZ  (52 days) Open-pollinated. New Zealand native plant. Spinach-like green stands well in the heat of summer. read more
Purple Orach
Specialty Green
Purple Orach OG
3148RO  (38 days) Open-pollinated. Beautiful red-purple spinach-shaped leaves with mild flavor. Best in salads. read more
Specialty Green
Verte de Cambrai
3102VC  (45 days) Open-pollinated. Very cold-hardy small-seeded small-leaved strain of this winter staple salad green. Can be overwintered. read more

Herbs

Herb
Blue Vervain OG
4692BO Verbena hastata Open-pollinated. This 5–6' perennial grows naturally in moist thickets and meadows and will do well in similar garden conditions,... read more
Borage
Herb
Borage OG
4491BO Borago officinalis (55 days) Open-pollinated. Gloria Seigars suggests it as a great border for the vegetable garden where the dense plants smother... read more
Broadleaf Sage
Herb
Broadleaf Sage
4664BS Salvia officinalis Open-pollinated. Grows up to 3', with fuzzy grey-green oblong leaves and blue flowers. Used fresh or dried. Tasty in stuffing... read more
Carawaynot available yet, check back later
4507CW Carum carvi Open-pollinated. Feathery-leaved 2' biennial grown primarily for its seeds to season soups, stews, breads and pastries. Its leaves are... read more
Catnip
Herb
Catnip
4509NP Nepeta cataria Open-pollinated. “If you set it, the cats will get it; if you sow it, they won’t know it.” Hardy perennial, will self-sow once... read more
Chives
Herb
Chives OG
4513CO Allium schoenoprasum (80 days) Open-pollinated. Hardy perennial. 1–2' hollow grasslike leaves enhance any dish with their subtle onion flavor,... read more
Codonopsis
Codonopsisnot available yet, check back later
4520CD Codonopsis pilosula Open-pollinated. Also called Poor Man’s Ginseng and dang shen in China. Perennial to Zone 4. Used in Chinese medicine like... read more
Herb
Cumin
4522CU Cuminum cyminum (100-115 days) Open-pollinated. After black pepper, the most widely used spice in the world. Seeds of this culinary cumin are... read more
Elecampane
Herb
Elecampane OG
4550EO Inula helenium Open-pollinated. Also known as Horseheal, Wild Sunflower and Elf Dock. Large dramatic plant is an excellent lung tonic. Important... read more
Feverfew
Feverfew OGnot available yet, check back later
4572FO Tanacetum parthenium Open-pollinated. Strongly scented bushy 18" plant with beautiful daisy-like white blooms good in bouquets. A tea from the... read more
Garlic Chives
Garlic Chivesnot available yet, check back later
4577GC Allium tuberosum Open-pollinated. Also called Chinese chives or Chinese leeks. Known as jiu cai in China. Grows like chives, 1' tall, but has flat... read more
German Thyme
Herb
German Thyme
4687GT Thymus vulgaris Open-pollinated. Creeping 10–12" mat-forming perennial brings depth of flavor to soups, gravies, casseroles. Said to calm the... read more
Horehound
Herb
Horehound
4580HH Marrubium vulgare Open-pollinated. Perennial forms a 2' bushy stand of grey-green wooly leaves, making a good border. Horehound candies were once... read more
Hyssop
Herb
Hyssop
4582HY Hyssopus officinalis Open-pollinated. Beautiful aromatic perennial border plant that produces spikes of indigo flowers, traditionally used in... read more
Lady’s Mantle
Lady’s Mantleexpected in early JAN
4584LM Alchemilla mollis Open-pollinated. I first admired this attractive plant in the lovely gardens at Avena Botanicals. Softly hairy wavy-edged leaves... read more
Lemon Balm
Herb
Lemon Balm
4588LB Melissa officinalis Open-pollinated. The Greek word Melissa means ‘honeybee’; the plant in flower attracts them. Perennial growing to 2'. Gather... read more
Lemon Mint
Lemon Mintnot available yet, check back later
4589MT Monarda citriodora Open-pollinated. An annual member of the bee balm genus in the mint family. Native to Appalachia and related to Oswego Tea. The... read more
Herb
Licorice
4590LC Glycyrrhiza glabra Open-pollinated. Sweet and soothing root contains glycosides similar to the body’s own natural steroids. Beneficial for... read more
Lovage
Herb
Lovage
4592LV Levisticum officinale Open-pollinated. An underrated herb with many uses. Leaves have a strong celery taste and can flavor soups, stews and... read more
Marshmallow OGnot available yet, check back later
4619MO Althaea officinalis Open-pollinated. Cousin to the hollyhock, used to soothe and soften irritated skin and membranes and to relieve stuck hacking... read more
Milk Thistle
Herb
Milk Thistle OG
4630TO Silybum marianum Open-pollinated. Named for the bold white splashes on its glossy leaves, said to be from Mary’s milk. Fast-growing 3–5' annual... read more
Motherwort
Herb
Motherwort OG
4640MO Leonurus cardiaca Open-pollinated. Hardy perennial of the mint family grows 2–4' with dull green leaves having a pungent odor and rather bitter... read more
Pennyroyal
Herb
Pennyroyal
4651PR Mentha pulegium Open-pollinated. Native to Europe, across the Mediterranean into Persia. Hardy aromatic ground cover notorious for its... read more
Rosemary
Rosemary OGnot available yet, check back later
4657RO Rosmarinus officinalis Open-pollinated. From the Latin ros marinus meaning ‘dew of the sea,’ a reference to its native habitat, the Mediterranean... read more
Schisandra
Herb
Schisandra
4677SH Schisandra chinensis Open-pollinated. Also called Magnolia Vine. Highly ornamental deciduous woody vine, to 25', with tiny pinkish-white flowers... read more
Stinging Nettle
Herb
Stinging Nettle OG
4644SO Urtica dioica Open-pollinated. Biodynamic gardeners use nettles to increase the potency of neighboring herbs, and to stimulate humus formation. An... read more
Sweet Woodruff
Sweet Woodruffnot available yet, check back later
4698SW Galium odoratum Open-pollinated. Perennial ground cover for shade. Whorls of pointed vanilla-scented leaves covered with clusters of tiny snowy-white spring flowers. 6-8" tall. read more
Valerian
Herb
Valerian OG
4690VO Valeriana officinalis Open-pollinated. Tall leafy 3-5' perennial with honey-scented pale pink flowers. Harvest roots in the second year or later. read more
White Sage
White Sagenot available yet, check back later
4666WS Salvia apiana Open-pollinated. An important ceremonial herb for Native Americans who use it for purification. Leaves can be smoked, taken as a... read more
White Yarrow
Herb
White Yarrow
4699WY Achillea millefolium Open-pollinated. Flat-topped white flowers bloom June–August with an odd alluring scent that attracts bees, butterflies and... read more
Wild Bergamot
Herb
Wild Bergamot OG
4481WO Monarda fistulosa Open-pollinated. Our native wildflower species of the familiar bee balm is a great addition to the perennial border in light dry... read more

Basil

Mrs. Burns Lemon Basil
Basil
Mrs. Burns Lemon Basil
4450BB (64 days) Open-pollinated. Chosen for its intense lemony fragrance. Medium-sized bright green leaves. Heirloom variety grown for 60 years in... read more
Thai Basil
Thai Basilexpected in late DEC
4470TB (60 days) Open-pollinated. Lends its distinctly strong licorice-anise basil flavor to Thai food. An attractive 12–18" fine-leaved plant with... read more

Chervil

Chervil
Chervil
3044CH Anthriscus cerefolium (60 days) Open-pollinated. Flavorful lacy leaves. Slow-bolting. read more
Chervil
Chervil OG
3045CO Anthriscus cerefolium (60 days) Open-pollinated. Flavorful lacy leaves. Slow-bolting. read more

Dill

Mammoth Dill
Dill
Mammoth Dill
4542MM Variety generally grown for its seeds. Can also be used as dill weed, but the foliage is slightly darker, coarser and stronger-tasting than that... read more

Echinacea

Narrow-Leaved Coneflower
Narrow-Leaved Coneflowerunavailable, rop failure
4545NL Echinacea angustifolia Smallest and least vigorous of all the Echinacea species, but the one with the most medicinal tongue-tingling properties.... read more
Purple Coneflower
Echinacea
Purple Coneflower OG
4547CO Echinacea purpurea Large, showy, vigorous and hardy, a popular garden perennial since the early 1700s. Large fibrous roots are easy to harvest.... read more

Lavender

Lavender
Lavender OGnot available yet, check back later
4585LO Open-pollinated. Also known as English Lavender. Texts claim hardy to Zone 5, but our patch in Zone 3 survived ten straight winters until a... read more

Oregano

Greek Oregano
Oregano
Greek Oregano
4648GR Origanum heracleoticum The true culinary herb for Greek and Italian cooking. Low-growing perennial with fragrant dull green and purple leaves and... read more
Zaatar Oregano
Oregano
Zaatar Oregano OG
4649ZO Origanum syriacum An oregano that carries a bit of zing, and is a necessary ingredient in the condiment za’atar. Mix with sumac, toasted sesame... read more

Parsley

Gigante d’Italia
Parsley
Gigante d’Italia
3158GI Petroselinum crispum (70 days) Open-pollinated. Italian heirloom. Flat-leaved parsley with good early seedling vigor and rich sweet flavor. Grows to 1' tall. read more

Savory

Summer Savory
Summer Savorynot available yet, check back later
4672SS Satureja hortensis (70 days) Open-pollinated. Annual grows to 1½' with narrow dark green leaves and lavender flowers. Cut often during growing... read more
Winter Savorynot available yet, check back later
4674WS Satureja montana Open-pollinated. Leaves shinier and thicker, stronger and more pungent than Summer Savory. Used to flavor dry beans or... read more

Skullcap

Baikal Skullcapnot available yet, check back later
4681BS Scuttelaria baicalensis Open-pollinated. Beautiful little perennial with myriad small violet monkshood-shaped blooms on a 1–2' subshrub. Looks... read more
Skullcap
Skullcap OGnot available yet, check back later
4682KO Scuttelaria lateriflora Open-pollinated. Native spreading 1–2' perennial, also called Virginia Skullcap, needs moist rich soil and likes partial... read more

Kale and Collards

Collards

Variegated
Collard
Variegated ECO
3444VC  (61 days) Open-pollinated. Florida heirloom. Develops beautiful white ribs that contrast with yellow-green leaves at maturity. read more
Vates
Collard
Vates
3441VT  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Large upright 1.5-2' plants have large dark green thick crumpled leaves with mild cabbagey flavor. Will overwinter in high tunnels. read more

Curly Kale

Dwarf Blue Curled Scotch
Curly Kale
Dwarf Blue Curled Scotch OG
3450VO  (56 days) Open-pollinated. Dense finely curled blue-green kale leaves on upright 12-16" hardy plants. Tolerates cold and heat. read more

Dinosaur Kale

Nero di Tuscana
Dinosaur Kale
Nero di Tuscana
3467CP  (62 days) Open-pollinated. Italian heirloom also known as Lacinato, Dinosaur kale, Tuscan Black. Very dark green wrinkled, pebbled leaves extend like palm fronds from stalk. read more

Siberian Kale

Red Russian
Siberian Kale
Red Russian
3461RC  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Unsurpassed tenderness and flavor. Green oakleaf with purple veining darkens in cold weather. Wilts quickly once picked. read more
Red Russian
Siberian Kale
Red Russian OG
3462RO  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Unsurpassed tenderness and flavor. Green oakleaf with purple veining darkens in cold weather. Wilts quickly once picked. read more

Kohlrabi

Gigante
Kohlrabi
Gigante
3478GI  (130 days) Open-pollinated. Czechoslovakian heirloom. Green kohlrabi can exceed 10" in diameter and 10 lb. Crisp white interior is mildly tangy. read more
White Vienna
Kohlrabi
White Vienna
3475WV  (58 days) Open-pollinated. Central European heirloom. Green kohlrabi with short tops and medium stems. White interior is crisp, tender, pungent. read more

Lettuce

Butterhead Lettuce

Bronze Mignonette
Butterhead Lettuce
Bronze Mignonette
2805BM  (46 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Very small ruffled bronze-tinged butterhead lettuce. read more
Carmona
Butterhead Lettuce
Carmona OG
2809CO (50 days) Also known as Carmona Red or Carmona Red Tip. Frank Morton brought this Canadian heirloom red butterhead back from near extinction. Lush... read more
Kagraner Sommer
Butterhead Lettuce
Kagraner Sommer
2839KS  (58 days) Open-pollinated. Elegant pale green heads of excellent quality. Excellent heat tolerance. read more
Pirat
Butterhead Lettuce
Pirat OG
2828PO  (55 days) Open-pollinated. German. Elegant loose softball-sized green butterhead lettuce with light brown pebbling on leaves. Excellent flavor and bolt resistance. read more
Speckled Amish
Butterhead Lettuce
Speckled Amish OG
2831SO  (55 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Very attractive bibb lettuce has apple-green leaves splashed with maroon-red flecks. Selected for resistance to Tip Burn. read more
Tom Thumb
Butterhead Lettuce
Tom Thumb
2803TT  (46 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Miniature early tight 5" diameter butterhead lettuce. Outer leaves light-medium green, centers creamy white. read more
Winter Marvel
Butterhead Lettuce
Winter Marvel OG
2816MO  (52 days) Open-pollinated. Large fancy fast-growing light-green butterhead lettuce. Bolts quickly in heat. Recommended for fall or overwintering where climate permits. read more

Deer Tongue Lettuce

Green Deer Tongue
Deer Tongue Lettuce
Green Deer Tongue OG
2740DO  (48 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Thick green pointed leaves radiate from a compact center. Rich nutty flavor. Slow to bolt. read more
Les Oreilles du Diable (Devil’s Ears)
Deer Tongue Lettuce
Les Oreilles du Diable (Devil’s Ears) OG
2767DO  (50 days) Open-pollinated. Rare. Starlike rosettes of glossy deer tongue-type leaves are tinged burgundy-red. Nutty texture and bitter-free. Very bolt resistant. read more

Iceberg or Crisphead Lettuce

Webb’s Wonderful
Iceberg or Crisphead Lettuce
Webb’s Wonderful
2931WW  (72 days) Open-pollinated. English heirloom. Large-veined savoyed dark-green leaves slowly form a large crisphead with buttery mild flavor. Or harvest young leaves early. Yum. read more

Looseleaf Lettuce

Black Seeded Simpson
Looseleaf Lettuce
Black Seeded Simpson OG
2712BO  (42 days) Open-pollinated. Popular heirloom. Early looseleaf lettuce, 16" in diameter. Large crumpled juicy light-green leaves. Will not stand heat. read more
Cracoviensis
Looseleaf Lettuce
Cracoviensis OG
2731CO  (47 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Beautiful large twisting red and green rosettes with heavy purple accents. Tender, buttery. read more
Red Tinged Winter
Looseleaf Lettuce
Red Tinged Winter OG
2786WO  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Slightly ruffled green leaf lettuce is tinged bronze at the tips. Extreme cold tolerance. Fall, winter and spring production. read more
Waldmann’s
Looseleaf Lettuce
Waldmann’s
2769WL  (50 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Attractive Grand Rapids-type produces large heads with bright green, crinkly leaves. Prefers cool weather. read more

Oakleaf Lettuce

Bronze Arrowhead
Oakleaf Lettuce
Bronze Arrowhead
2719BA  (46 days) Open-pollinated. Very attractive oakleaf lettuce forms a green and bronze rosette. Very slow to bolt. Excellent in mesclun and for cut-and-come-again culture. read more

Romaine Lettuce

Forellenschluss
Romaine Lettuce
Forellenschluss
2857FN  (56 days) Open-pollinated. German heirloom. Attractive romaine has deep green leaves flecked with wine-red splotches. Excellent flavor and decent heat tolerance. Bestseller. read more
Rouge d’Hiver
Romaine Lettuce
Rouge d’Hiver
2865RH  (65 days) Open-pollinated. French heirloom. Semi-romaine head with deep red outer leaves. Green inner leaves with bronze tips. Excellent cold tolerance, good for overwintering. read more
Winter Density
Romaine Lettuce
Winter Density
2849WD  (60 days) Open-pollinated. French heirloom has substance with succulence. Begins like a bibb, matures into a well-wrapped romaine. Thick tender dark green leaves. Cold hardy. read more

Specialty Lettuce

Balady Aswan
Specialty Lettuce
Balady Aswan OG
2715LO  (45 days) Open-pollinated. Ancient Egyptian celtuce, allowed to bolt and enjoyed for its 12-14" stems with creamy flavor. Emerald-green leaves can also be harvested. read more

Melons

Melon
Prescott Fond Blanc OG
943FO  (88 days) Open-pollinated. Outside: wrinkled bumpy warted puffy-looking grey-green rock. Inside: green, yellow and deep orange juicy melting dense flesh. Rich aroma. read more

Muskmelons

Golden Gopher
Muskmelon
Golden Gopher BD
980GG  (85 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Very deep orange flesh. Round-to-oval heavily ribbed 2-4 lb fruit with sparse net. Harvest at full slip. read more
Pride of Wisconsin
Muskmelon
Pride of Wisconsin OG
984PO  (88 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Salmon-colored flesh with small seed cavity. Large oval coarsely netted 5-7 lb fruit. read more

Onions and Leeks

Leeks

Bleu de Solaize
Leek
Bleu de Solaize OG
2425BO  (110 days) Open-pollinated. French heirloom. Thick medium-tall shanks with sweet mild flavor. Blue-tinged dark green leaves. Very cold tolerant. read more
King Richard
Leek
King Richard OG
2407KO  (75 days) Open-pollinated. Refined early leek. Elegant, with upright 1' shanks and medium green leaves. Ready late summer, will tolerate some frost. read more

Red Storage Onions

Red Storage Onion
Red Wethersfield
2481RW  (110 days) Open-pollinated. 19th century heirloom. Large medium-firm deep purple-red flattened globes with pinkish-white fine-grained flesh. Long-day. Keeps till late winter. read more

Red Summer Onions

Rossa Lunga di Tropea
Red Summer Onion
Rossa Lunga di Tropea
2485RT  (110 days) Open-pollinated. For latitudes 35–48°. Italian Heirloom. Torpedo-shaped glossy red thin-skinned onion. Sweet, mild. Fair to good storage. read more

Scallions

Evergreen Hardy White
Scallion
Evergreen Hardy White
2439EV  (65 days) Open-pollinated. Japanese heirloom. Hardy perennial bunching onion. For a steady market crop, seed every two weeks. read more

White Summer Onions

Crystal White Wax
White Summer Onion
Crystal White Wax
2444CW  (70 days) Open-pollinated. Early 1.5" round pearly white baby onions. Can be used in pickling. read more

Yellow Storage Onions

Borrettana Cipollini
Yellow Storage Onion
Borrettana Cipollini
2477BC  (105 days) Open-pollinated. Adapted to 38° latitude and north. Italian heirloom. Flattened 1" thick 3-4" diameter mild yellow-skinned onion. Braids well. read more

Yellow Summer Onions

Ailsa Craig
Yellow Summer Onion
Ailsa Craig
2484AC  (110 days) Open-pollinated. Adapted to 38° latitude and north. UK Heirloom. Enormous 1-3 lb slightly oval straw-yellow onion. Sweet, mild. Short storage. read more
Walla Walla Sweet Spanish
Walla Walla Sweet Spanishnot available yet, check back later
2498WW  (125 days) Open-pollinated. 35–55° latitudes. Pacific NW and Corsican heirloom. Large mild juicy sweet onion. Not for storage. read more

Other Roots

Burdock

Takinogawa
Takinogawanot available yet, check back later
2300TG  (120 days) Open-pollinated. Standard Japanese variety. Thin 1-2' long mild earthy root for stir-fries, soups and herbal medicine. Can be dug in spring with parsnips. read more

Salsify

Gammel Gotlandsk
Salsify
Gammel Gotlandsk ECO
2318GG  (120 days) Open-pollinated. “Oyster Plant” from Sweden. Biennial produces a clump of roots; thin for best sizing. Best-tasting and highest-yielding strain. read more

Scorzonera

Noir de Russie
Scorzonera
Noir de Russie
2322NR  (120 days) Open-pollinated. European heirloom. Long narrow dark-skinned white-fleshed root. Distinctive. read more

Skirret

Skirret ECOnot available yet, check back later
2327SK  (120 days) Open-pollinated. Perennial vegetable grows well in both boggy soil and sand. Home-garden specialty crop, low yielding bundle of swollen greyish-white roots. read more

Turnips

Gilfeather Turnip
Turnip
Gilfeather Turnip
2392GF (85 days) Brassica napus x Brassica rapa Open-pollinated. This white-fleshed heirloom has put Wardsboro, Vt., (population 900) on the culinary... read more
Gold Ball Turnip
Turnip
Gold Ball Turnip
2376GB  (45 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Round to globe-shaped turnip with smooth yellow skin and yellow flesh. Broad leaves. read more
Purple Top White Globe
Turnip
Purple Top White Globe
2378WG  (50 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Purple tops, white bottoms, white flesh. read more
Purple Top White Globe
Turnip
Purple Top White Globe OG
2379WO  (50 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Purple tops, white bottoms, white flesh. read more
White Egg Turnip
Turnip
White Egg Turnip
2372WE  (45 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Smooth-skinned egg-shaped early white turnip with mild sweet white flesh. Keeps well. read more

Peas

Shell Peas

Alderman
Aldermanexpected in late DEC
792AL (75 days) Open-pollinated. Also called Tall Telephone. All-America winner Mr. Big got the hype, but failed to supplant this old-time favorite as... read more
Lincoln
Shell Pea
Lincoln
781LC  (70 days) Open-pollinated. 3' vines. 3-3.5" slender curved pods. 6-8 peas per pod. Easy to shell. read more

Peppers

Cheese

Klari Baby Cheese
Cheese
Klari Baby Cheese OG
3738KO  (65 days) Open-pollinated. Also known as Golden Delicious Apple Pepper. Heirloom from Hungary forms delicious flattened thick-walled fruits that ripen through yellow to red. read more

Elongated Sweet Peppers

Jimmy Nardello’s
Elongated Sweet Pepper
Jimmy Nardello’s OG
3762JO  (76 days) Open-pollinated. Shiny red thin-walled 8" long tapering frying pepper. Sweet mild flavor, good raw and especially fried. High yielding. read more
Elongated Sweet Pepper
Odessa Market OG
3773DO  (87 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom from Ukraine. Dark leaves form a protective canopy. 2¼x4½" tapered peppers ripen from lime to orange to red. read more

Hot Peppers

Hot Pepper
Anaheim
3807AN  (78 days) Open-pollinated. Dark green to red 7" long tapered. Pungent, moderately hot; 900-2,500 Scovilles. Typical pepper for chiles rellenos. read more
Beaver Dam
Hot Pepper
Beaver Dam OG
3805VO  (80 days) Open-pollinated. Red-orange 3x6" horn-shaped fruit tapers to a blunt point. Sweet and mildly spicy; 500-1,000 Scovilles. read more
Bulgarian Carrot Chile
Bulgarian Carrot Chile OGnot available yet, check back later
3853BO  (68 days) Open-pollinated. Fluorescent orange 1.5x3.5" fruits look like tiny carrots. Fruity and hot. 5,000-30,000 Scovilles. read more
Czech Black
Hot Pepper
Czech Black OG
3816BO  (65 days) Open-pollinated. Black 2.5" long conical peppers ripen to lustrous garnet. Mild, juicy, thick-walled, a little less spicy than a jalapeno; 2,000-5,000 Scovilles. read more
Fish
Hot Pepper
Fish OG
3849FO  (80 days) Open-pollinated. Striking color display, white with green stripes to orange with brown stripes, to red. 2" curving pendant form. 5,000-30,000 Scovilles. Attractive foliage. read more
Hinkelhatz
Hot Pepper
Hinkelhatz OG
3870HO  (88 days) Open-pollinated. Red wrinkly .75x1.5" tapered fruit. Thick juicy flesh and tough skins. Hot, 125,000 Scovilles. read more
Hungarian Hot Wax
Hot Pepper
Hungarian Hot Wax
3837HH  (68 days) Open-pollinated. Smooth waxy yellow 5.5x1.5" tapered fruits ripen to orange then red. Semi-hot, 5,000-10,000 Scovilles. Early and prolific. read more
Long Red Narrow Cayenne
Hot Pepper
Long Red Narrow Cayenne
3821CY  (75 days) Open-pollinated. Bright red, 5-6" long by 1/2" wide tapered and often curled. Hot, pungent; 3,500-5,000 Scovilles. Dries easily. Prolific. read more

Paprika

Feher Ozon
Paprika
Feher Ozon OG
3776FO  (90 days) Open-pollinated. Light yellow to red 3x4.5" pointed fruits. Juicy, sweet, flavorful. Ripens to red and can be dried for paprika. Incredibly productive. read more

Physalis

Husk Cherries

Aunt Molly’s Ground Cherry
Husk Cherry
Aunt Molly’s Ground Cherry OG
4005MO  (72 days) Open-pollinated. Golden berries in papery husks. Small but flavorful. Sweet, nutty, delicious snack. read more

Pumpkins

Culinary Pumpkins

Cheese
Culinary Pumpkin
Cheese
1740CH  (110 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom squash-pumpkin. Tan waxy wide-ribbed flattened 6-12 lb fruit. Edible, ornamental and excellent keeper. read more
Godiva
Culinary Pumpkin
Godiva OG
1743GO  (110 days) Open-pollinated. The one to grow for pumpkin seeds. Good Egg Farm strain with lots of dark brown hulless seeds for yummy eating. read more
Long Pie
Culinary Pumpkin
Long Pie OG
1723LO  (102 days) Open-pollinated. Rare heirloom. 3-5 lb oblong fruits, green with an orange spot on the side. Ripen to full orange off-vine. Excellent for pies. Can store all winter. read more
New England Pie
Culinary Pumpkin
New England Pie
1719NE  (102 days) Open-pollinated. Classic heirloom. 4 lb orange fruit with medium ribbing. The standard for pies. read more
New England Pie
Culinary Pumpkin
New England Pie OG
1720NO  (102 days) Open-pollinated. Classic heirloom. 4 lb orange fruit with medium ribbing. The standard for pies. read more
Winter Luxury
Culinary Pumpkin
Winter Luxury OG
1718WO  (100 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. 7-8 lb rich-orange globed fruit with distinct finely russeted netted skin. Excellent for pies. read more

Large Pumpkins

Connecticut Field
Large Pumpkin
Connecticut Field
1748CF  (115 days) Open-pollinated. Classic heirloom jack o' lantern. 15-25 lb orange fruit. Not uniform in size or shape. read more

Medium Pumpkins

Rouge Vif d’Étampes
Medium Pumpkin
Rouge Vif d’Étampes
1727RV  (105 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom French squash-pumpkin. Burnt orange to red flattened 7-30 lb fruit with deep ridges. Edible and ornamental. read more

Radishes

Colorful Summer Radishes

French Breakfast
Colorful Summer Radish
French Breakfast
2248FB  (26 days) Open-pollinated. French heirloom. Medium-sized olive-shaped scarlet-red radish with a pure white tip. read more
Hailstone
Colorful Summer Radish
Hailstone
2240HS  (25 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Crisp juicy 1" round smooth snow-white radish. Small foliage for close spacing. read more
White Icicle
Colorful Summer Radish
White Icicle
2262WI  (30 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Slender 4-6" long white radish of high quality. Harvest young. Recommended for home gardens. read more

Winter Radishes

Munchener Bier
Munchener Biernot available yet, check back later
2266MB  (55 days) Open-pollinated. German Specialty. Mildly pungent large white tapered radish with edible 2-3" seed pods. read more
Round Black Spanish
Winter Radish
Round Black Spanish
2270BS  (65 days) Open-pollinated. Spanish heirloom. Turnip-shaped 4" long radish with black skin and pungent white flesh. Excellent long storage ability. read more

Seed Racks

Heirloom Collection
Seed Rack
Heirloom Collection
5955 28 heirloom varieties. 24 vegetables, 1 herb, 3 flowers, 12 organic. read more
Heirloom Collection
Seed Rack
Heirloom Collection
5956 56 heirloom varieties. 44 vegetables, 4 herbs, 8 flowers, 23 organic. read more

Spinach

Spinach

Bloomsdale
Spinach
Bloomsdale
2540LS  (42 days) Open-pollinated. Standard crinkled-leaf spinach. Very good cold soil emergence. Much better in fall than spring. read more
Bloomsdale
Spinach
Bloomsdale OG
2541BO  (42 days) Open-pollinated. Standard crinkled-leaf spinach. Very good cold soil emergence. Much better in fall than spring. read more
Winter Bloomsdale
Spinach
Winter Bloomsdale OG
2558WO  (47 days) Open-pollinated. Old variety grows slowly, tolerates low temps. Good spring and fall, and great for overwintering. Deeply savoyed leaves read more

Squash - Summer

Patty Pan Squash

Benning’s Green Tint
Patty Pan Squash
Benning’s Green Tint
1590BG  (55 days) Open-pollinated. Classic heirloom. Uniform scalloped 2-3" fruit with greenish-cream skin. Excellent flavor. read more

Yellow Summer Squash

Early Summer Yellow
Yellow Summer Squash
Early Summer Yellow OG
1539CO  (58 days) Open-pollinated. Classic heirloom. Deep yellow warted fruit with bulbous blossom end and narrow curved neck. Excellent flavor. read more

Zucchini

Black Zucchini
Zucchini
Black Zucchini
1411BZ  (50 days) Open-pollinated. Cylindrical. Classic. Very dark green fruit with a small seed cavity. Open plant habit. Excellent flavor. read more
Cocozelle
Zucchini
Cocozelle
1434CZ  (53 days) Open-pollinated. Italian heirloom. Cylindrical. Ribbed fruit with light green stripes. Excellent flavor. read more
Costata Romanesca
Zucchini
Costata Romanesca OG
1457CO  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Italian heirloom. Cylindrical. Deeply ribbed striped tender fruit. Excellent flavor. Also good for blossom production. read more

Zucchini Rampicante

Tromboncino
Zucchini Rampicante
Tromboncino
1460TR  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Italian specialty. Harvest at 8-12" for summer squash. Harvest at 90 days for winter squash use. Excellent flavor. read more

Squash - Winter

Acorn

Paydon
Paydonunavailable, crop failure
1609PD (105 days) Cucurbita pepo Open-pollinated. This extremely rare large tan acorn migrated from France to Louisiana to Ohio to Bosco, IL, where it... read more

Buttercup

Burgess
Buttercup
Burgess
1628BB  (95 days) Open-pollinated. Classic New England favorite. 3-4 lb dark green fruit with flattened top and square shoulders and button on the blossom end. read more

Delicata

Zeppelin Delicata
Delicata
Zeppelin Delicata OG
1611ZO  (100 days) Open-pollinated. High-quality strain. 1 lb fruit has ivory skin with dark green stripes. Turns orange and yellow in storage. read more

Hubbard

Blue Hubbard
Hubbard
Blue Hubbard
1655BH  (100 days) Open-pollinated. Classic heirloom, full-sized. Blue-grey fruit averages 15-20 lb, but can reach 40 lb. read more

Kabocha

Red Kuri
Kabocha
Red Kuri
1626RK  (92 days) Open-pollinated. Classic Japanese "chestnut" squash. Teardrop-shaped 3-4 lb fruit with red-orange skins. read more

Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti
Spaghetti Squash
Spaghetti
1616SP  (88 days) Open-pollinated. Classic heirloom. 4 lb oblong fruit with pale to deep gold skin when ripe. Spaghetti-like "strings" in flesh. read more

Specialty & Heirloom Squash

Candy Roaster
Specialty & Heirloom Squash
Candy Roaster OG
1676CO (112 days) Cucurbita maxima Open-pollinated. Not to be confused with North Georgia Candy Roaster, this large Appalachian heirloom, possibly... read more
Galeux d’Eysines
Specialty & Heirloom Squash
Galeux d’Eysines OG
1672GO  (98 days) Open-pollinated. Unique French heirloom. Round slightly flattened 15 lb fruit has salmon-peach skin covered in peanut-like warts. Lovely, or ugly? read more
Guatemalan Blue
Specialty & Heirloom Squash
Guatemalan Blue
1617GB  (95 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Bluish-green banana-shaped 5-10 lb fruit with slight striping. Average size 5x15". Good storage. read more
Marina di Chioggia
Specialty & Heirloom Squash
Marina di Chioggia
1673MC  (100 days) Open-pollinated. Unique Italian heirloom. Gorgeous aquamarine to dark green 15 lb fruit. Round, flattened with bumps and ridges read more
Seminole
Specialty & Heirloom Squash
Seminole OG
1693SO  (110 days) Open-pollinated. Buff tear-drop shaped 7 lb fruit with very hard rind. Probably requires too long a season to thrive in the North. read more
Sibley
Specialty & Heirloom Squash
Sibley
1618SB  (100 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom banana-type. Slate-blue obpyriform 6-8+ lb fruit. Average 12" long. Excellent flavor and good storage. read more
Sweet Meat
Specialty & Heirloom Squash
Sweet Meat
1668SM  (95 days) Open-pollinated. Classic Northwest heirloom. Slightly flattened round 12-15 lb fruit with slate-grey skin. read more

Tomatoes

Heirloom Tomato Mix
Tomato
Heirloom Tomato Mix OG
4149MO Open-pollinated. For a surprise medley of colors, sizes, shapes and flavors. No cherries. read more

Paste Tomatoes

Amish Paste
Paste Tomato
Amish Paste OG
4140AO  (85 days) Open-pollinated. Red oxheart nippled 8 oz paste. Consistent good flavor; sets the standard for paste tomatoes. Indeterminate. read more
Paste Tomato
Blue Beech ECO
4146BB (90 days) Open-pollinated. Indeterminate. This large elongated paste tomato won our sauce test in 1997, besting several well-known varieties. We... read more
Grandma Mary’s
Paste Tomato
Grandma Mary’s OG
4131GO  (68 days) Open-pollinated. Red heirloom paste, big 6-10 oz fruits. Reliable. Early for size; produces even in cold summers. Indeterminate. read more
Hog Heart
Paste Tomato
Hog Heart OG
4141HO (86 days) Open-pollinated. Indeterminate. Brought from Italy to Massachusetts, probably between 1910 and 1920, and then by Susan Eastman and Ed... read more
Opalka
Paste Tomato
Opalka OG
4135PO (82 days) Open-pollinated. Indeterminate. Its third time in our taste test proved the charm for Opalka. Our tasters have commented, “an oasis of... read more
Orange Banana
Paste Tomato
Orange Banana OG
4137NO  (85 days) Open-pollinated. Attractive orange cylindrical 3-4" paste tomato avg 4-5 oz. Best flavor, sprightly sweetness; makes ambrosial sauce. Indeterminate. read more

Slicing Tomatoes

Aunt Ruby’s German Green
Slicing Tomato
Aunt Ruby’s German Green OG
4080AO  (85 days) Open-pollinated. Green with yellow and amber-pink tinge,12-16 oz, oblate beefsteak. Best green eating tomato. Indeterminate. read more
Black Krim
Slicing Tomato
Black Krim OG
4061KO  (80 days) Open-pollinated. Iridescent purple with dark green shoulders, 12-18 oz, oblate with catfacing. Ripe when half-green and still firm. Dark interiors smoky, exquisite. Indeterminate. read more
Cherokee Purple
Slicing Tomato
Cherokee Purple OG
4059CO  (77 days) Open-pollinated. Dusky brownish-purple with green shoulders, 10-13 oz, round to slightly oblate. Brick-red flesh. One of the best-tasting heirlooms. Indeterminate. read more
Garden Peach
Slicing Tomato
Garden Peach OG
4045PO  (71 days) Open-pollinated. Yellow pink-blushed fuzzy 2 oz fruit. Soft-skinned, juicy, very sweet and fruity. Relatively early and prolific. Indeterminate. read more
German Johnson
Slicing Tomato
German Johnson OG
4069GO  (80 days) Open-pollinated. Pink, large, 1 lb, old heirloom. Mild and sweet. High-yielding. Indeterminate. read more
Golden Jubilee
Slicing Tomato
Golden Jubilee OG
4065JO  (80 days) Open-pollinated. Orange medium-sized 8 oz globe. The best-tasting orange tomato. Sprightly, sweet, mild, meaty. Indeterminate. read more
Goldie
Slicing Tomato
Goldie OG
4054GO  (75 days) Open-pollinated. Deep orange beefsteak-type, 16-20 oz, often bi-lobed. Rich flavor, velvety texture. Harvest when it gets a rosy blush. Indeterminate. read more
Mark Twain
Slicing Tomato
Mark Twain OG
4081MO  (85 days) Open-pollinated. Rare heirloom red ribbed oblate 8-24 oz beefsteak. Crack-free. Deep red flesh and full-bodied flavor. Indeterminate. read more
Paul Robeson
Paul Robeson OGnot available yet, check back later
4060BO  (78 days) Open-pollinated. Maroon-brick with dark green shoulders, 6-12 oz, oblate often bi-lobed. Sweet smoky flavor. Prone to splitting. Indeterminate. read more
Pink Brandywine
Slicing Tomato
Pink Brandywine OG
4075BO  (82 days) Open-pollinated. The famous Brandywine whose sublime flavor put heirlooms on the map. Pink 1 lb oblate meaty beefsteak fruits. Potato-leaf foliage. Indeterminate. read more
Pruden’s Purple
Slicing Tomato
Pruden’s Purple OG
4049RO  (72 days) Open-pollinated. Pink irregular 1 lb fruit. Rich tomato taste, neither cloying nor insipid. Productive and disease resistant. Indeterminate. read more
Rose de Berne
Slicing Tomato
Rose de Berne OG
4067RO  (80 days) Open-pollinated. Pink 5 oz unblemished globes. The Brandywine of continental Europe. Excellent field-to-market variety that doesn't require high tunnels. Indeterminate. read more
Slicing Tomato
Ruby Gold
4097RG (90 days) Open-pollinated. Indeterminate. As aesthetically appealing as it is delicious, Ruby boasts prolific beautiful huge red-streaked yellow... read more
Rutgers 250
Rutgers 250 OGnot available yet, check back later
4056RO (76 days) Open-pollinated. Semi-Indeterminate. For years we’ve fruitlessly searched for worthy hybrid beefsteaks, just something with flavor and... read more
Rutgers Original
Slicing Tomato
Rutgers Original OG
4055TO  (75 days) Open-pollinated. Red 4-6 oz mostly uniform unblemished deep oblate fruit. Great old-time flavor, delicious and juicy. Indeterminate. read more
Soldacki
Slicing Tomato
Soldacki OG
4071KO  (80 days) Open-pollinated. Pink 14 oz globes. Great sandwich tomato. Heavy yields on tall potato-leaf vines. Indeterminate. read more
Tiffen Mennonite
Slicing Tomato
Tiffen Mennonite OG
4087TO  (86 days) Open-pollinated. Pink 15 oz rough oblate beefsteak. Rich old-fashioned heirloom tomato taste. Perfect for sandwiches. Indeterminate. read more
Slicing Tomato
Weaver’s Black Brandywine
4086BB (85 days) Open-pollinated. Indeterminate. Potato-leafed. Also known as True Black Brandywine. While not the only attempt at pairing smoky depth of... read more
Weisnicht’s Ukrainian
Slicing Tomato
Weisnicht’s Ukrainian OG
4083WO  (85 days) Open-pollinated. Compact Ind. Pink 8-12 oz rare tomato. Very tasty. Has performed well in cool wet summers. Potato-leaf foliage. read more

Small-Fruited Tomatoes

Be My Baby
Small-Fruited Tomato
Be My Baby OG
4108BO  (65 days) Open-pollinated. Red cherry. Ongoing result of a cross of three famous tomatoes. Sweet and productive. Indeterminate. read more
Fargo Yellow Pear
Small-Fruited Tomato
Fargo Yellow Pear OG
4122FO  (82 days) Open-pollinated. Yellow 1 oz pear tomato. Meaty, tasty, crack-resistant. Indeterminate. read more
Gardener’s Delight
Small-Fruited Tomato
Gardener’s Delight
4109GD  (68 days) Open-pollinated. Deep red 1+" cherry. Rich sweet flavor. Superb flavor makes up for annoying tendency to crack. Indeterminate. read more
Jaune de Flammé
Small-Fruited Tomato
Jaune de Flammé OG
4051JO  (75 days) Open-pollinated. French heirloom. 2 oz round flame-colored fruit is richly complex, juicy with slight acid tone. Tasty fresh snacking and great for salads and sauces. read more
Principe Borghese
Small-Fruited Tomato
Principe Borghese OG
4118PO  (75 days) Open-pollinated. Vigorous Det. Red Italian heirloom cherry. Used for sun-dried tomatoes. Bears prolific clusters over a long season. No cracking. read more

Stuffing Tomatoes

Stuffing Tomato
Schimmeig Striped Hollow ECO
4084SC (85 days) Open-pollinated. Indeterminate. Despite its scant sales, we refuse to give up on this beautiful mostly hollow stuffing tomato. “If only... read more

Watermelons

Red & Pink Flesh

Moon and Stars
Moon and Stars OGexpected in late DEC
1072MO  (100 days) Open-pollinated. Pink flesh. Large heirloom, round-to-oblong 10-20 lb fruit has dark green skin with yellow spots. read more