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Artichoke

Imperial Star - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3608 Cynara scolymus (120 days) Open-pollinated. Each plant produces up to eight flower buds. A biennial that must be tricked into behaving like a winter has passed in order to produce this year. read more

Asian Greens

Chinese Cabbages

Chinese Cabbage
Tokyo Bekana - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3222 Brassica rapa (chinensis group) (20 days baby, 45 days full size) Open-pollinated. Lettucy pale green ruffled leaves. Mild, sweet. Will re-grow after cuttings. Cold hardy. read more

Mustards

Mustard
Chinese Thick-Stem - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3257 Brassica juncea (47 days mesclun, 62 full size) Open-pollinated. Sweet succulent ribs and moderately pungent winter-hardy greens. Good for summer mesclun; excellent cut-and-come-again. read more
Mustard
Early Mizuna - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3226 Brassica rapa (japonica group) (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
Mustard
Garnet Giant - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3217 Brassica juncea
(20 days baby; 45 days mature) Open-pollinated. Despite its name, this mustard is a favorite for cutting at its dark purple baby... read more
Mustard
Golden Frill - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3236 Brassica juncea (20 days baby, 40 days mature) Open-pollinated. Light golden-green leaves are curled and lacy. Mustard zing. Resists bolting in heat. read more
Mizspoona Salad Selects Gene Pool - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3229 Brassica rapa (40 days) Open-pollinated. Medium-dark green variably shaped leaves. Zingy. Excellent for salads or braised. read more
Mustard
Osaka Purple - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3247 Brassica juncea (45 days) Open-pollinated. Purple-streaked foliage and succulent broad stems. Spicy. Used for mesclun and braising. read more
Mustard
Pink Lettucy Mustard Gene Pool - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3239 Brassica rapa (40 days) Open-pollinated. Variations of greens with pink or purple pigments in midribs. Adds color and mild tangy flavor to mixes. Can be overwintered. read more
Mustard
Purple Rapa Mix Gene Pool - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3249 Brassica alboglabra
(45 days) Another of Frank Morton’s distinctive gene pools, a select population from crossing Pink Lettucy and Wong Bok with... read more
Mustard
Red Giant - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3245 Brassica juncea (integlifolia group) (45 days) Open-pollinated. Japanese heirloom. Large purple-tinted savoyed leaves. Peppery flavor. Standard mesclun ingredient. Cold tolerant. read more
Mustard
Ruby Streaks - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3227 Brassica juncea (40 days) Open-pollinated. Bold purple-blushed delicately serrated mizuna-type leaves with sweet an spicy flavor. For spring and fall plantings. Bolts in heat. read more
Mustard
Tatsoi - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3221 Brassica rapa (narinosa group) (45 days) Open-pollinated. Spoon-shaped dark green leaves in compact rosettes. Very hardy. Will come back when cut. read more
Toraziroh - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3253 Brassica alboglabra (45 days) Open-pollinated. Prolific yields of large very dark green leaves with distinctively pungent Pac Choy-flavored stems. Slow to bolt. read more
Mustard
Yukina Savoy - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3219 Brassica rapa
(45 days full size; 21 baby) This Asian green has a Japanese name that could be written ‘snow, vegetable’ or ‘fortune, endure.’ The... read more

Pac Choi

Prize Choy - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3270 Brassica rapa (chinensis group) (50 days) Open-pollinated. Classy pac choi with celery-like white stems and vase-shaped 15-18" tall heads. Succulent stems and tender greens. read more

Radishes - Leaf & Pod

Radishes - Leaf & Pod
Rat-tail - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2264 Raphanus sativus var. caudatus (50 days) Open-pollinated. Asian heirloom, Specialty. Grown for its immature purple-green pungent seed pods. Harvest young for best quality. read more

Beans

Bush Green Beans

Bush Green Bean
Jade - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
231 Phaseolus vulgaris (56 days) Open-pollinated. High yields of tasty 5–7" straight slender round dark green beans. Holds quality well both on the plant and after harvest. read more
Bush Green Bean
Provider - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
205 Phaseolus vulgaris (50 days) Open-pollinated. Concentrated sets of 5-5.5" pods. High yields even in adverse conditions. A popular favorite. Purple seed. read more
Bush Green Bean
Roma II - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
245 Phaseolus vulgaris (59 days) Open-pollinated. 5" flattened Romano pods. White seed. read more

Bush Haricots Verts

Bush Haricots Vert
Maxibel - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
249 Phaseolus vulgaris (61 days) Open-pollinated. Dark green straight 6-8" filet pods. Heavy producer. Excellent flavor. Speckled brown seed. read more
Bush Haricots Vert
Montpellier - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
247 Phaseolus vulgaris
(57 days) Open-pollinated. We are pleased to offer once again a limited amount of seed of this very refined haricot vert for... read more

Bush Purple Beans

Bush Purple Bean
Royal Burgundy - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
225 Phaseolus vulgaris (55 days) Open-pollinated. 5" straight pods. Grows well in cold conditions. Light brown seed. read more

Bush Wax Beans

Bush Wax Bean
Dragon Langerie - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
277 Phaseolus vulgaris (57 days) Open-pollinated. 6" creamy yellow pods mottled with purple tiger stripes. Seeds are purplish brown with blue stripes. read more
Bush Wax Bean
Gold Rush - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
265 Phaseolus vulgaris (54 days) Open-pollinated. Straight round stringless tender yellow pods with green tips. High yields, holds well. read more

Garbanzo Beans

Garbanzo Bean
Black Kabouli Garbanzo - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
307 Cicer arietinum
(105 days dry) Open-pollinated. A cool-weather crop cultured like peas, garbanzos originated in Afghanistan. Black Kabouli was... read more

Pole Beans

Blue Coco - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
295 Phaseolus vulgaris
(72 days snap) French heirloom with likely primary origin in the Rio Coco area of Nicaragua and Honduras. With... read more
Dolloff - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
362 Phaseolus vulgaris
(70 days shell, 90 days dry) Open-pollinated. The first time I cooked up a mess of Dolloff beans I was hooked: rich,... read more
Pole Bean
Northeaster - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
280 Phaseolus vulgaris (55 days) Open-pollinated. Also known as Kwintus. A superior early pole bean, always in short supply. Somewhat flattened pods are slow to get tough. read more
Pole Bean
Seychelles - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
278 Phaseolus vulgaris (55 days) Open-pollinated. 7–9' vines bear long stringless round-podded very dark green fresh beans, coming early. 2017 AAS. read more
Pole Bean
True Red Cranberry Pole Bean - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
371 Phaseolus vulgaris (102 days) Open-pollinated. Plump round maroon seeds without streaking. Excellent flavor. read more

Shell & Dry Beans

Shell & Dry Bean
Black Coco - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
334 Phaseolus vulgaris
(60 days shell, 85 days dry) A triple-treat bean that is a joy to grow because it is so easy. 2' plants set abundant 5" round... read more
Shell & Dry Bean
Black Turtle - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
385 Phaseolus vulgaris (102 days) Open-pollinated. Small black beans. An improved upright bush version of the heirloom. Excellent flavor. read more
Calypso - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
356 Phaseolus vulgaris
(90 days) Open-pollinated. Also called Orca or Yin-Yang bean. A dramatic find at the 1992 Common Ground Country Fair Exhibition... read more
Jacob’s Cattle - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
344 Phaseolus vulgaris (88 days) Open-pollinated. Kidney-shaped bean with dark red speckles on white background. Popular New England heirloom. read more
Shell & Dry Bean
Kenearly - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
353 Phaseolus vulgaris (89 days) Open-pollinated. Plump oval medium-sized bean, cream with a yellow eye. Very similar to Maine Yellow Eye. read more
Shell & Dry Bean
Limelight - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
333 Phaseolus vulgaris
(60 days shell, 85 days dry) A versatile variety, excellent both as a shell and a dry bean. Plants benefit from loose... read more
Shell & Dry Bean
Marfax - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
339 Phaseolus vulgaris (86 days) Open-pollinated. Golden tan seed. High yielding. Adapted to cool climates. read more
Shell & Dry Bean
Red Kidney - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
377 Phaseolus vulgaris (102 days) Open-pollinated. Early maturing light-red kidney bean. read more
Silver Cloud Cannellini - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
331 Phaseolus vulgaris (70 days shell, 90 days dry) Open-pollinated. White Cannelini bean. 5-6" short fat pods contain 5 plump seeds. Excellent flavor. read more
Vermont Cranberry - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
328 Phaseolus vulgaris (70 days shell, 95 days dry) Open-pollinated. Pods contain 5 to 6 speckled cranberry-colored beans. Reliable and hardy. read more

Soybeans

Soybean
Shirofumi - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
491 Glycine max (91 days) Open-pollinated. Vigorous thigh-high vines make early concentrated sets of light green pods, averaging two beans per pods. read more
Soybean
Tankuro - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
488 Glycine max (90 days) Open-pollinated. Black-seeded 3' plants. Pods contain 2-3 beans. Excellent flavor. read more

Beets

Beet
3 Root Grex - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2128 Beta vulgaris (54 days) Open-pollinated. Gene pool based on 3 heirlooms. Expect 3 colors: pink-red with orange, bright gold and vivid orange. 3.5 x 7-8" tapered form. read more
Beet
Bull’s Blood - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2187 Beta vulgaris (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
Beet
Chioggia Guardsmark - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2137 Beta vulgaris (55 days) Open-pollinated. Selection from heirloom. Light red exterior; interior rings of pink and white. Green tops. Exceptional sweetness. read more
Beet
Early Wonder Tall Top - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2109 Beta vulgaris (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
Beet
Golden Detroit - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2144 Beta vulgaris (55 days) Open-pollinated. Vibrantly golden beets, sweet and delicious. Elongated pyramid shape with no green shoulders. Greens also delicious! read more
Beet
Golden Grex - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2129 Beta vulgaris (54 days) Open-pollinated. Gold beet with Lutz shape, size and mild sweet flavor. Green tops with some golden stem. Golden orange roots with orange shoulders. read more
Lutz Green Leaf - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2170 Beta vulgaris
(60 days) Open-pollinated. For some years after Lutz became crossed up, true seed was hard to find. Insist on the real McCoy: you’ll... read more
Beet
Touchstone Gold - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2149 Beta vulgaris (55 days) Open-pollinated. Refined round golden beet. Dependable germination. Excellent flavor. Bestseller. read more

Broccoli

Broccoli

Broccoli
Covina - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3308 Brassica oleracea (botrytis group)
(75 days) F-1 hybrid. We’ve been disappointed that Fiesta seed has been late to its own party the last few... read more
Broccoli
Fiesta - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3312 Brassica oleracea (botrytis group)
(86 days) F-1 hybrid. Fiesta’s siesta is over—our friend Marcelle can rejoice! We welcome back our first... read more
Solstice - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3306 Brassica oleracea (botrytis group)
(71 days) Open-pollinated. Has rapidly gained a following. Its tall leggy plants gave it its alias Oregon Long... read more
Broccoli
Umpqua - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3325 Brassica oleracea (botrytis group) (95 days) Open-pollinated. Handsome uniform dark-green 5-6" heads. Abundant side shoots over a long harvest window. Ideal home-garden variety for the fall. read more

Broccoli, Non-Heading

Broccoli, Non-Heading
Purple Peacock Gene Pool - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3316 Brassica oleracea (botrytis group)
(92 days) Open-pollinated. A gourmet ornamental edible cross by Frank Morton of a large green broccoli with two... read more

Cabbages

Green Cabbages

January King - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3399 Brassica oleracea (capitata group)
(110 days) Open-pollinated. This old variety developed in northern Europe more than a century ago still reigns... read more

Carrots

Main Season Carrots

Bangor, Pelleted - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2082 Daucus carota
(75 days) F-1 hybrid. Bright orange bulky Bolero-type is tailor-made for its namesake soil type. We’ve had Bangor in our field... read more
Main Season Carrot
Danvers - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2076 Daucus carota (75 days) Open-pollinated. Broad-shouldered 7" conical carrot with a tapered tip. Good choice for heavy soils. Long storage. read more
Main Season Carrot
Nantes Fancy - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2051 Daucus carota
(68 days) Open-pollinated. It’s been a long row to hoe getting this longtime customer favorite back into our catalog. And although... read more
Napoli - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2090 Daucus carota (55 days) F-1 hybrid. Blunt Nantes-type 7-8" orange carrot with strong green tops and a medium core. Snappy, sweet and juicy. Use fresh or store. read more
Rumba - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2060 Daucus carota (72 days) Open-pollinated. Straight tapered Nantes-type carrot. Best for fall harvest and long storage. Staff favorite. read more
Yaya - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2092 Daucus carota (58 days) F-1 hybrid. Uniform 6" smooth orange Nantes-type carrot. Harvest baby or full-size. Excellent flavor, both fresh and in short storage. Strong tops. read more

Cauliflowers

Bermeo - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3406 Brassica oleracea (botrytis group)
(65 days) F-1 hybrid. The seaport town of Bermeo in Basque Country sees intolerable summer heat, weather that... read more

Celery

Celery
Redventure - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3630 Apium graveolens (84 days) Open-pollinated. Delicious chewy stalks with interior red color. read more
Celery
Tango - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3634 Apium graveolens (90 days) Open-pollinated. Large dense plants with no punky centers. Smooth tender sweet nearly stringless stalks. read more
Celery
Ventura - OG/BDNew catalog listings coming in early December
3624 Apium graveolens (80 days) Open-pollinated. Thick crisp stalks have rich flavor, not harsh even in less-than-ideal conditions. Ventura must receive adequate, even moisture for best growth. read more

Celeriac

Celeriac
Monarch Celeriac - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3648 Apium graveolens var. rapaceum
(100 days) Very similar to Brilliant but with a more flattened shape. Winner of the RHS Award of Garden Merit. read more

Corn

Flint Corn

Flint Corn
Abenaki Calais Flint - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
682 Zea mays (88 days) Open-pollinated. 8-row Vermont flint. 7-9" ears are golden brown, occasionally dark maroon. Great for cornmeal. read more

Flour Corn

Flour Corn
Painted Mountain - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
680 Zea mays (85 days) Open-pollinated. 5' plant with 6-7" cobs. Kernels are gold, orange, red and purple. Multi-colored tassels. read more

Popcorn

Popcorn
Dakota Black - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
675 Zea mays (100 days) Open-pollinated. Compact plant with one ear each. 4.5" dark maroon-black ears with 15 rows. 4' stalks. read more
Popcorn
Pennsylvania Dutch Butter Flavored - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
677 Zea mays (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 - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
636 Zea mays (82 days) Open-pollinated. Very sweet rare classic corn, sets multiple 3-6" ears on 4' stalks. Open-pollinated heirloom. read more
White Sweet Corn
Tuxana - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
652 Zea mays (86 days) Open-pollinated. Late season. 9" ear with bright white kernels. 14-16 rows with great tip fill. Tender and sweet. read more

Yellow Sweet Corn

Yellow Sweet Corn
Ashworth - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
516 Zea mays (72 days) Open-pollinated. Bred by Fred Ashworth. 5' stalks, 6-7" yellow ears, good flavor. Harvest at milk stage; does not hold in the field. Starts well in cool soil. read more

Cucumbers

Beit Alpha Cucumbers

Beit Alpha Cucumber
Socrates - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1380 Cucumis sativus
(54 days) F-1 hybrid. Fedco staffer Clayton Carter makes this Beit Alpha trellis cuke his top choice for protected culture.... read more

Long-Fruited Cucumbers

Long-Fruited Cucumber
Shintokiwa - OG/BDNew catalog listings coming in early December
1396 Cucumis sativus (62 days) Open-pollinated. Extra-long Asian slicer. Uniform slender smooth-skinned 9-12" fruit with crisp non-bitter flesh. Excellent flavor. read more
Long-Fruited Cucumber
Suhyo Long - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1394 Cucumis sativus (61 days) Open-pollinated. Extra-long Asian slicer. Up to 15" long. Trellis for straight fruit. Sets well in heat. read more

Pickling Cucumbers

Pickling Cucumber
Little Leaf H-19 - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1239 Cucumis sativus (60 days) Open-pollinated. Parthenocarpic pickler. Blocky, smaller than average fruit. Compact growth and small leaves. Can be grown under row cover. read more

Slicing Cucumbers

Slicing Cucumber
Longfellow - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1335 Cucumis sativus
(70 days) Open-pollinated. Bred and released in 1927 by Jerome B. Rice Seed Co, Cambridge, NY. Stubborn Ox Farm of Brooks, ME,... read more
Slicing Cucumber
Marketmore 76 - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1313 Cucumis sativus (63 days) Open-pollinated. Classic slicer for the Northeast. Dark green 8-8.5" uniform fruits. Vigorous throughout season. read more

Specialty Cucumbers

Specialty Cucumber
Boothby’s Blonde - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1311 Cucumis sativus (63 days) Open-pollinated. Maine heirloom. 3-4" short plump oval cream-white fruit with black spines. Excellent fresh eating. read more
Richmond Green Apple - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1375 Cucumis sativus (70 days) Open-pollinated. Lime-green lemon-shaped 2-3" fruit. Rare. Excellent fresh eating. read more
Specialty Cucumber
Silver Slicer - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1318 Cucumis sativus (64 days) Open-pollinated. Unique white slicer. 7-8" slim creamy-white fruit with crisp non-bitter flesh. Excellent flavor. read more

Eggplants

Rosa Bianca - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3691 Solanum melongena (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

Bell-shaped Eggplants

Bell-shaped Eggplant
Annina - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3679 Solanum melongena
(64 days in unheated tunnel, 72 days open field) F-1 hybrid. Annina’s slightly curved extended-teardrop shape is covered with ... read more
Bell-shaped Eggplant
Rosita - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3688 Solanum melongena (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

Elongated Eggplants

Elongated Eggplant
Diamond - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3684 Solanum melongena (78 days) Open-pollinated. Dark purple 2.5x7" elongated slightly tapered 12 oz fruits. Firm mild flesh lacks bitterness. Good cold-climate adaptation. read more

Fennel

Fennel
Bronze Fennel - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4567 Foeniculum vulgare
(65 days) Open-pollinated. Slow grower with very thin stems valued for its striking feathery bronze foliage. Delicious and... read more
Fennel
Perfection Fennel - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4553 Foeniculum vulgare
(72 days) Open-pollinated. Our best-selling new variety in 2013. The acme of Perfection in bulbing fennel, and a good performer... read more

Flower Seeds

Amaranths

Amaranth
Elephant Head - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4837 Amaranthus gangeticus (90 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom with deep reddish-maroon blooms. 3-5' tall. read more
Hopi Red Dye - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4835 Amaranthus cruentus (46 days) Open-pollinated. Stately 6' plant with 1-2' deep burgundy inflorescences. Traditional food dye. read more
Hot Biscuits - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4832 Amaranthus cruentus
(65-75 days) Flaunts glorious 2' chestnut-bronze to copper-colored well-branched seedheads atop its majestic 4' stalks at... read more

Bachelor’s Buttons

Jubilee Gem - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4868 Centaurea cyanus
(60 days) Early frilly 2" periwinkle-blue blooms on semi-dwarf 2' plants. A popular favorite with a long bloom period. 1937 AAS... read more

Calendulas

Flashback - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4911 Calendula officinalis (55 days) Open-pollinated. Mix of orange, apricot and peachy doubled petals, all with red backing. read more
Calendula
Kablouna Mix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4913 Calendula officinalis (60 days) Open-pollinated. Striking crested blooms of gold, orange, lemon and apricot with dark centers. read more
Maya Orange - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4916 Calendula officinalis Open-pollinated. Brick-orange layered petals around dark brown centers. read more
Calendula
Resina - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4925 Calendula officinalis (70 days) Open-pollinated. Bright yellow with yellow centers. Best calendula for tinctures and oils. Very resinous. read more
Calendula
Solar Flashback Mix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4927 Calendula officinalis (55 days) Open-pollinated. Yellow, pinkish-blond, some with light tips, all with contrasting red backs. read more
Calendula
Zeolights - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4929 Calendula officinalis Open-pollinated. Pinky-maroon and yellow with dark centers. read more

Celosias

Celosia
Ruby Parfait - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4950 Celosia argentea var. spicata
(75 days) Open-pollinated. Upright 20–26" tall multi-branched wheat-type celosia produces showy spikes, light pink... read more

China Asters

China Aster
Crego Mix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4852 Callistephus chinensis Open-pollinated. Bold ostrich-feather blooms in violet, lavender, pink, rose and fuchsia. 2' tall. read more

Cleome

Cleome
Cleome Mix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4989 Cleome hassleriana
An organic mix of the above three colors: rose, violet and white. Especially attractive to pollinators. NEW! read more

Columbines

Double Take Columbine - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5000 Aquilegia vulgaris
A unique double Barlow-style columbine with long-lasting (4-6 weeks) spurless blooms that look like miniature dahlias with... read more

Cosmos

Cupcakes - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5017 Cosmos bipinnatus
(90-100 days) These shimmering delicate beauties were named for the pleating of cupcake papers, evoked by the intricately fused... read more
Dwarf Sensation Mix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5025 Cosmos bipinnatus
(75 days) If you want a cosmos with earlier blooms to maximize flowering in short seasons, this Sensation is the way to go. A... read more

Dahlia

Harlequin Mix Dahlia - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5045 Dahlia x hybrida Open-pollinated. Maroon-white and scarlet-yellow bicolor, semi-double. 12-14" tall. read more

Daturas

Purple Ballerina Datura - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5050 Datura metel
(95 days) Perennial in Zone 8-10. This summer my friend called at short notice to come enjoy her night-blooming cereus, whose bloom... read more

Dye Plants

Dye Plant
Hopi Black Dye Sunflower - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5906 Helianthus annuus (90-100 days) Open-pollinated. Rare indigenous heirloom used as a natural dye source for coloring baskets purplish charcoal. Also edible. 8' stalks. read more

Flower Mixes

Flower Mix
Beneficials Mix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5804 Attract and maintain a diverse population of beneficial insects and pollinators with this mix of annuals, biennials and perennials. read more

Godetia

Godetia
Grace Mix Godetia - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5111 Clarkia amoena
(90 days) Annual. Also called Farewell to Spring. Frank Morton, who’s growing a lot of flowers these days, calls this Godetia the... read more

Job’s Tears

Job’s Tears - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5147 Coix lacryma-jobi (100 days) Open-pollinated. Ornamental grass with sprays of globular pearly purple-grey seeds. read more

Laceflower

White Finch Laceflower - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5157 Orlaya grandiflora
(65-70 days) Annual. Though the bird hails from Australia, with this beauty in your garden, you can add white finches to your... read more

Marigold - French

Marigold - French
Sparky Mix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5236 Tagetes patula
Combines yellow, gold, orange and red blooms on free-flowering compact 10–12" plants. Double flowers are 2–2½" wide with smoother... read more

Nasturtiums

Jewel Mix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5289 Tropaeolum majus
(42 days) Bushy variety holds its blooms above the foliage. Early free-flowering blend of orange, yellow, red and gold. Long our... read more

Nicotiana

Nicotiana
Only the Lonely Nicotiana - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5300 Nicotiana sylvestris Open-pollinated. Clusters of drooping tubular white blossoms that perfume the garden day and night. Full powerful scent. 5' tall. read more

Phacelia

Phacelia - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5331 Phacelia tanacetifolia Open-pollinated. Small frizzy lavender-blue flowers. Long bloom period. Excellent for pollinators and beneficial insects. Bushy 18-30" plants. read more

Poppies

Poppy
Drama Queen - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5366 Papaver
We cringed when we first heard this name—surely another example of the hyperbole of those shameless variety-namers. Not this time.... read more
Poppy
Elka - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5350 Papaver Open-pollinated. Double-purpose poppy produces white lavender single blossoms and large seed heads. White seeds have sweet, nutlike taste. 4'. read more
Poppy
Fluffy Ruffles - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5371 Papaver
A beautiful color selection with mostly pink on the outer two thirds of the petal edge with a slight purple blush in the middle and on the... read more
Poppy
Large Lavender - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5377 Papaver Open-pollinated. Tall poppies with 2½-3" single flowers. Long blooming period. Large 1" seed pods used in dried arrangements. read more
Poppy
Scarlet Peony - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5378 Papaver Open-pollinated. Large 5" bright scarlet blooms are fully double and tightly packed with silky fringed petals. Very floriferous. 2-3' tall. read more
Poppy
Ziar Breadseed - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5351 Papaver Open-pollinated. Ornamental single pink to red petals with centers ranging from pale red to dark. Large seedheads produce blue seeds. read more

Queen Anne’s Lace

Dara - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5385 Daucus carota
(70 days) A sharp-eyed gardener noticed color variation in Queen Anne’s Lace and selected from there. Though Dara sports the 3–5"... read more

Sunflowers

Sunflower
Autumn Beauty Mix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5500 Helianthus annuus (70-90 days) Open-pollinated. Lovely mix of earthen shades: bright yellow to bronze and purples. Blossoms 4-6" across. 6-8' multibranching stalks. A top seller. read more
Evening Sun - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5501 Helianthus annuus
(60-80 days) Who knew that pandemic panic would wipe a sunflower off the retail shelves? But that’s exactly what happened to... read more
Sunflower
Lemon Queen - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5515 Helianthus annuus Open-pollinated. Luxuriant 8" blooms with lemon-yellow petals surrounding striking solid brown centers. Can grow up to 10' tall in rich soil. Organic. read more
Selma Suns Mix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5539 Helianthus annuus Open-pollinated. Mix of fragrant polyheading 6" blooms with pointed petals and small dark center disks. Yellows, golds, maroons and reds. 6-7' tall. read more
Soraya - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5542 Helianthus annuus (80 days) Open-pollinated. Deep orange petals, dark centers, and sturdy branching habit. Up to 25 4-6" blooms per plant, Perfect for cutting. 6' plant spreads 2-3'. read more

Wheat

Wheat
Black Eagle Spring Wheat - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4322 Triticum aestivum Open-pollinated. Dual-purpose spring wheat: Harvest early for ornamental grain, later for 6-row wheat for baking. read more
Utrecht Blue Spring Wheat - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4324 Triticum durum Open-pollinated. Too beautiful to eat! Used for wheat weaving and flower arrangements. Four rows with blue-grey husks and long black awns. Sow in April, reap in Sept. read more

Zinnias

California Giant Mix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5713 Zinnia elegans
(85 days) Open-pollinated. Developed in 1926, California Giant (3–4' tall and bushy) blooms with masses of brilliant 4–6" double... read more
Jim Baggett’s Choice Mix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5720 Zinnia elegans
(85-90 days) While we have extolled the late Jim Baggett’s vegetable breeding efforts in the past and carry several of his peas and... read more

Grains

Amaranth

Amaranth
Opopeo Amaranth - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4300 Amaranthus hybridus (65 days to flower, 125 days to seed) 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

Oats

Oats
Terra Hulless Oats - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4309 Avena nuda
(100 days) Will Bonsall calls this the best of the naked oats, the one to grow to eat. It is probably the earliest as well as the... read more

Sorghum

Sorghum
Texicoa Sorghum - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4316 Sorghum bicolor
(100 days) Sorghum, a large corn-like plant originally domesticated in Africa, is traditionally considered a southern crop. So I... read more

Greens

Arugula

Arugula - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3023 Eruca sativa (47 days) Open-pollinated. Musky greens, certified organic. Cold tolerant, great for early spring, late fall, over-wintering. Eat the flowers if you miss some of the greens. read more
Arugula
Astro - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3020 Eruca sativa (21 days baby, 35 days mature) Open-pollinated. Profuse basal growth. Dense clusters of tasty lush leaves. Grows well in hot and cool seasons. read more
Arugula
Ice-Bred - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3021 Eruca sativa (44 days) Open-pollinated. Cross of two European heirlooms and selected for vigor and cold hardiness. Turns purple when it freezes. Full of flavor. read more

Chard

Chard
Golden - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3038 Beta vulgaris (56 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Large light green semi-savoyed leaves contrast with bright yellow stems and veins. read more
Chard
Red Rhubarb - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3041 Beta vulgaris (59 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Crimson stalks and dark green leaves. Hardy. read more
Silverado - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3039 Beta vulgaris
(56 full size; 30 days baby leaf) Mainers sure do love their Swiss Chard; this easy-to-grow early crop brightens our chilly drear... read more

Endive

Speckled Friz Chickendiva - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3075 Chicorium intybus x Chicorium endivia (80 days) Open-pollinated. Chicory crossed with endive. More tender than chicory, more cold hardy and ornamental than endive. A range of forms, textures and flavors. read more
Endive
Très Fine Maraîchère Olesh - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3063 Cichorium endivia (42 days) Open-pollinated. French heirloom. Large frizzy sweet endive with very fine ribs. For late spring and early summer harvests. read more

Greens Mixes

Greens Mix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2993 Open-pollinated. Five or more kinds chosen from among arugulas, beets, chards, chervil, mustards, orachs, purslane, and kales. All organic, exact components vary. read more

Perennial Greens

Perennial Green
Watercress - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3059 Nasturtium officinale (60 days) Open-pollinated. Perennial hardy to Z4. Tasty green likes full sun and soggy conditions. Use in salads and soups. read more

Specialty Greens

Aurora Orach Mix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3150 Atriplex hortensis (38 days) Open-pollinated. Mix of golden, dark purple and red. Exotic form and intense color. Easy culture and good taste. read more
Specialty Green
Golden Purslane - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3182 Portulaca oleracea var. sativa (50 days) Open-pollinated. Golden-green leaves with succulent texture and mildly acerbic flavor. Ideal addition to mesclun. read more
Specialty Green
Purple Orach - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3148 Atriplex hortensis (38 days) Open-pollinated. Beautiful red-purple spinach-shaped leaves with mild flavor. Best in salads. read more
Wrinkled Crinkled Crumpled Cress - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3056 Lepidium sativum (30 days) Open-pollinated. Broad leaves are extremely ruffled, wrinkled and savoyed. Spicy, tangy and sweet. Good in salad mix and bunched for market. read more

Herbs

Herb
Anise Hyssop - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4407 Agastache foeniculum
Open-pollinated. Bushy Midwestern native permeates the air with sweet licorice fragrance. An outstanding insectary plant, its... read more
Herb
Arnica Chamissonis - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4409 Arnica chamissonis
Open-pollinated. Meadow arnica is a native American species that will grow successfully in low-elevation gardens. A.... read more
Ashwagandha - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4411 Withania somnifera
Open-pollinated. In Sanskrit its name means ‘the vitality of the horse’ and it imparts such energy; somnifera promotes sleep.... read more
Herb
Astragalus - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4412 Astragalus membranaceus
Open-pollinated. Safe effective adaptogenic tonic to use daily throughout the year, aiding digestion and promoting immune... read more
Herb
Blue Vervain - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4692 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
Boneset - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4485 Eupatorium perfoliatum
Open-pollinated. Perennial to Zone 3. This native wildflower is easy to distinguish when not in flower by the stem than... read more
Borage - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4491 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
Elecampane - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4550 Inula helenium
Open-pollinated. Also known as Horseheal, Wild Sunflower and Elf Dock. Large dramatic plant is an excellent lung tonic. Important... read more
Herb
Fennel - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4560 Foeniculum vulgare
(65 days) This fennel, which doesn’t bulb, puts all its energy into making seeds. Although used similarly to anise in cooking,... read more
Feverfew - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4572 Tanacetum parthenium
Open-pollinated. Strongly scented bushy 18" plant with small daisy-like white blooms, merry in bouquets. A tea from the... read more
Marshmallow - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4619 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 - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4630 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 - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4640 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
Herb
Nelly Chives - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4513 Allium schoenoprasum
(80 days) Open-pollinated. Hardy perennial. 1–2' hollow grasslike leaves enhance any dish with their subtle onion flavor,... read more
Herb
Rosemary - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4657 Rosmarinus officinalis
Open-pollinated. From the Latin ros marinus meaning ‘dew of the sea,’ a reference to its native habitat, the Mediterranean... read more
Herb
Spilanthes - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4683 Spilanthes oleracea
Open-pollinated. Known to herbalists as the Toothache Plant. Spilanthes’ tingling and mouth-numbing properties appear rapidly... read more
Stinging Nettle - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4644 Urtica dioica
Open-pollinated. Biodynamic gardeners use nettles to increase the potency of neighboring herbs, and to stimulate humus formation. An... read more
Herb
Wild Bergamot - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4481 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

Basil
Flowering Thai Basil - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4471 Ocimum basilicum
(60 days) In our 2019 basil trials, this outstanding culinary and ornamental strain of Thai basil left us breathless. Sporting... read more
Basil
Genovese Basil - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4419 Ocimum basilicum
(70 days) Open-pollinated. The choice of many connoisseurs for making pesto. Also called Perfumed Basil. Leaves are slightly... read more
Kapoor Tulsi - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4468 Ocimum tenuiflorum
(100 days) Open-pollinated. A superior strain of Tulsi or Sacred basil, with a more compact growth habit and more pungent sweet... read more
Basil
Sweet Basil - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4415 Ocimum basilicum
(70 days) Open-pollinated. The heaviest-yielding variety, recommended for drying, all-around great eating, and large-scale pesto... read more

Chervil

Chervil - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3045 Anthriscus cerefolium (60 days to full maturity) Open-pollinated. Flavorful lacy leaves. Slow-bolting. read more

Cilantro

Cilantro
Caribe - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4517 Coriandrum sativum
(55 days) Open-pollinated. Caribe was the best of the ten strains of cilantro in our trial. Received high marks from trialer... read more
Cilantro
Leisure - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4515 Coriandrum sativum
(55 days) Open-pollinated. Kick back! Leisure's excellent bolt resistance allows harvest at your convenience. A standard... read more

Dill

Dill
Bouquet Dill - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4531 Anethum graveolens
(55 days) Bouquet is usually grown for dill weed production because its leaves are sweeter and more refined than those of ... read more

Echinacea

Purple Coneflower - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4547 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 - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4585 Lavandula angustifolia
Open-pollinated. Also known as English Lavender. Not a named variety; perhaps a less-refined habit than Vincenza Blue, but... read more

Oregano

Zaatar Oregano - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4649 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

Dark Green - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3170 Petroselinum crispum (78 days) Open-pollinated. Smooth and shiny large wide dark green leaves. Upright form with vigorous growth. read more
Parsley
Gigante d’Italia - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3159 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
Parsley
Krausa - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3169 Petroselinum crispum (75 days) Open-pollinated. Dense triple-curled medium-green parsley. Slow to bolt, prolific, hardy. Delicious stems. read more

Kale and Collards

Curly Kale

Curly Kale
Baltisk Rod Purpurkal - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3458 Brassica oleracea (acephala group)
(63 days) Open-pollinated alternative to Redbor. In 2008 we selected this extraordinary kale to add to our seed... read more
Curly Kale
Dwarf Blue Curled Scotch - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3450 Brassica oleracea (acephala group) (30 days baby, 56 days mature) Open-pollinated. Dense finely curled blue-green kale leaves on upright 12-16" hardy plants. Tolerates cold and heat. read more
Curly Kale
Rainbow Lacinato - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3457 Brassica oleracea (acephala group) (61 days) Open-pollinated. Lacinato crossed with Redbor. Curly edges, red veins, purple or blue-green leaves, diverse shapes and colors. Productive and cold-hardy. read more
Scarlet - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3449 Brassica oleracea (acephala group) (30 days baby, 55 days mature) Open-pollinated. Frilly purple leaves suitable for baby leaf or bunching. Similar to Redbor leaf shape and color. read more

Dinosaur Kale

Dinosaur Kale
Dazzling Blue - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3465 Brassica oleracea (acephala group)
(60 days) What fun! Vigorous 24–34" upright savoyed lacinato-leaved kale in a range of bluish-green shades and... read more

Siberian Kale

Siberian Kale
Red Russian - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3462 Brassica napus (pabularia group) (60 days) Open-pollinated. Unsurpassed tenderness and flavor. Green oakleaf with purple veining darkens in cold weather. Wilts quickly once picked. read more
Siberian Kale
Russian Frills - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3460 Brassica napus (pabularia group) (55 days) Open-pollinated. Cold hardy 18-28" purple and red-veined kale leaves grow frilly while remaining very tender. Good for bunches and mesclun mixes. read more
Siberian Kale
White Russian - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3464 Brassica napus (pabularia group) (60 days) Open-pollinated. Serrated silvery-green flat-leaf Siberian-type kale with white veining. Sweetens after frost. Extremely cold hardy. read more

Lettuce

Batavian Lettuce

Batavian Lettuce
Anuenue - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2921 Latuca sativa (72 days) Open-pollinated. Slow-growing compact dark green Batavian with crisp outer leaves surrounding a round tightly-packed heart. Excellent heat tolerance. read more
Batavian Lettuce
Cardinale - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2905 Latuca sativa (48 days) Open-pollinated. Hefty wine-red Batavian forms open rosette that folds together like a romaine at maturity. Shiny red leaves, green in the center, good for baby leaves. read more
Batavian Lettuce
Concept - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2908 Latuca sativa (51 days) Open-pollinated. Combination of Batavian and romaine, with whorling thick succulent medium-green leaves. Tolerant of heat and rarely bitter. read more
Sierra - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2907 Latuca sativa
(50 days) Summer lettuce aficionados can rejoice that we again have a fresh crop of organic seed for Sierra, a red-tinged French... read more

Butterhead Lettuce

Brune d’Hiver - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2840 Latuca sativa
(65 days) In the spirit of social distancing, we’re singling out Brune from our winter mix, where it’s been mingling for years.... read more
Buttercrunch - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2812 Latuca sativa (50 days) Open-pollinated. Dark green outer leaves with broad mid-ribs and a creamy white center heart. Slow to bolt. Excellent flavor. Bestseller. read more
Carmona - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2809 Latuca sativa
(50 days) Also known as Carmona Red or Carmona Red Tip. Frank Morton brought this Canadian heirloom red butterhead back from near... read more
Garnet Butter Gem - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2807 Latuca sativa
(48 days) Frank Morton selected this gem and named it well, its pebbled leaves shaded red and light plum with touches of brown on a... read more
Butterhead Lettuce
Nancy - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2841 Latuca sativa
(58 days) The best one-word description of this elegant butterhead rhymes with its name—and it’s neither antsy nor chancy. This big... read more
Butterhead Lettuce
Optima - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2815 Latuca sativa
(52 days) Released by French seedhouse and breeder Vilmorin in 1995. This dark green uniform Nancy-type butterhead caught lettuce... read more
Butterhead Lettuce
Pirat - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2828 Latuca sativa (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
Butterhead Lettuce
Speckled Amish - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2831 Latuca sativa (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
Sweet Valentine - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2834 Latuca sativa (56 days) Open-pollinated. Large spreading bronzed butterhead with veined leaves. Slow to bolt. read more
Butterhead Lettuce
Winter Marvel - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2816 Latuca sativa (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

Deer Tongue Lettuce
Green Deer Tongue - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2740 Latuca sativa (48 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Thick green pointed leaves radiate from a compact center. Rich nutty flavor. Slow to bolt. read more
Deer Tongue Lettuce
Les Oreilles du Diable (Devil’s Ears) - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2767 Latuca sativa (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
Deer Tongue Lettuce
Really Red Deer Tongue - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2744 Latuca sativa (48 days) Open-pollinated. Lettuce gene-pool with deep red pointed deer-tongue leaves and contrasting white-green stems. Withstands some heat. read more

Iceberg or Crisphead Lettuce

Iceberg or Crisphead Lettuce
Crispino - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2924 Latuca sativa
(60-65 days) Lettuce master Frank Morton said, “Ozzie and Harriet salad of my youth is making a comeback, and this is the backbone... read more
Gildenstern - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2713 Latuca sativa
(46 days) A mini-iceberg—let us call it a bergy bit. Folded and blistered light green leaves wrap into a tight crisp whorled 4" head... read more
Green Ice - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2714 Latuca sativa
(45 days) Burpee’s well-known variety, a cross between a compact butterhead type and large looseleaf varieties was thirteen years in... read more

Lettuce Mix

Lettuce Mix
DeLuxe Lettuce Mix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2983 Latuca sativa Open-pollinated. Refined, fancy, pricy and rare lettuces, all suitable for cut-and-come-again culture. Contrasting colors and leaf forms and all organic! read more
Lettuce Mix
Freedom Lettuce Gene-Pool - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2984 Latuca sativa Open-pollinated. At least 10-12 different forms, disease resistant, great tasting lettuces. Open-source seed. read more
Lettuce Mix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2981 Latuca sativa Open-pollinated. Contrasting colors and leaf forms and all certified organic! At least a half-dozen different lettuces, all suitable for cut-and-come-again culture. read more
Lettuce Mix
Red Carpet Lettuce Mix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2985 Latuca sativa Open-pollinated. A rich mix of over a half-dozen organically grown bronze and red varieties. Contrasting leaf shapes to please in the garden and in the salad bowl. read more

Lollo Rosso Lettuce

Lollo Rosso Lettuce
Dark Lollo Rossa - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2793 Latuca sativa (53 days) Open-pollinated. Much darker red version of Lollo Rossa. Adds color, texture and loft to baby salad mixes. read more
Lollo Rosso Lettuce
Lollo di Vino - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2795 Latuca sativa (56 days) Open-pollinated. Beautiful compact Lollo-type has extremely dark purple-red leaves with ruffles and curls. Very mild flavor for type. Stays non-bitter longer. read more

Looseleaf Lettuce

Looseleaf Lettuce
Australian Yellow - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2766 Latuca sativa (50 days) Open-pollinated. Fast-growing crinkled glossy yellow-green leaf lettuce. Sweet flavor with a slight hint of bitter. Heat tolerant. read more
Looseleaf Lettuce
Black Seeded Simpson - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2712 Latuca sativa (42 days) Open-pollinated. Popular heirloom. Early looseleaf lettuce, 16" in diameter. Large crumpled juicy light-green leaves. Will not stand heat. read more
Looseleaf Lettuce
Cracoviensis - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2731 Latuca sativa (47 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Beautiful large twisting red and green rosettes with heavy purple accents. Tender, buttery. read more
De Morges Braun - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2787 Latuca sativa
(64 days) This bronze beauty is noteworthy among the hundreds of lettuces we’ve grown for its shimmery color and smooth buttery... read more
Looseleaf Lettuce
Hyper Red Rumple Waved - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2773 Latuca sativa (50 days) Open-pollinated. Organic, Very deep red savoyed leaves with extreme ruffling. Good flavor and texture. Fair heat resistance and good cold tolerance. read more
Looseleaf Lettuce
Merlot - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2789 Latuca sativa (32 days baby, 60 mature) Open-pollinated. Modern Classic. Adds intense deep red color and full-bodied flavor to baby salad mix. Not recommended for full-size heads. Cold tolerant. read more
Looseleaf Lettuce
New Red Fire - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2775 Latuca sativa (51 days) Open-pollinated. Large head with red ruffled leaves. Tender and sweet with almost no bitterness. Very bolt resistant and cold tolerant. Popular with market growers. read more
Looseleaf Lettuce
Red Sails - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2761 Latuca sativa (49 days) Open-pollinated. Standard red leaf lettuce. Attractive 10-16" heads with purplish red-splashed leaves. Lightly crunchy with melting texture. Withstands some heat. read more
Looseleaf Lettuce
Red Salad Bowl - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2729 Latuca sativa (46 days) Open-pollinated. Bronze-red oakleaves. Compact frilly rosette. Buttery. Best in cool weather. read more
Looseleaf Lettuce
Red Tinged Winter - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2786 Latuca sativa (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
Looseleaf Lettuce
Salad Bowl - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2723 Latuca sativa (46 days) Open-pollinated. Bright green frilly notched leaves. Compact rosette. Best in cool weather. read more
Looseleaf Lettuce
Tango - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2791 Latuca sativa (45 days) Open-pollinated. Frilly looseleaf lettuce with deeply cut pointed leaves. A standard component of salad mixes. Recommended for overwintering and cool weather. read more

Oakleaf Lettuce

Oakleaf Lettuce
Antares - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2738 Latuca sativa (48 days) Open-pollinated. Very large vigorous oakleaf lettuce with extra-frilled bright pink and bronze leaves. Withstands some heat. Start in early spring for an amazing show. read more
Oakleaf Lettuce
Blushed Butter Oaks - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2764 Latuca sativa (49 days) Open-pollinated. Compact pink and green oakleaf butterhead lettuce, with buttery taste. Tolerates some frost. read more
Bronze Arrowhead - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2720 Latuca sativa (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
Oakleaf Lettuce
Elf Ears Oak - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2763 Latuca sativa
(50 days) Frank Morton made Elf Ears Oak as small as the vigorous oakleaf-type lettuces will likely allow. The bright green leaf is... read more
Flashy Green Butter Oak - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2784 Latuca sativa (54 days) Open-pollinated. Beautiful troutback/oakleaf cross, with rich lime-green oakleaves showing dark speckles. Excellent flavor and texture. read more
Italienischer - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2785 Latuca sativa (55 days) Open-pollinated. Upright sturdy 18" diameter bright green oakleaf lettuce with crisp juicy mild-flavored leaves. Tolerates some heat. read more
Oakleaf Lettuce
Lingua di Canarino (Canary Tongue) - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2768 Latuca sativa
(50 days) Lingua is a refined oakleaf that grows larger and stands longer than the original oakleaf without bolting or getting... read more
Oakleaf Lettuce
Merlox Red Oak - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2781 Latuca sativa (53 days) Open-pollinated. Compact showy oakleaf lettuce has extreme deep maroon-red leaves with wavy margins. Shows great potential for winter production. read more
Oakleaf Lettuce
Oscarde - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2788 Latuca sativa (30 days baby, 45 days mature) Open-pollinated. Market Standard. Mini low-growing dark red oakleaf, bright green at the center. Ideal for greenhouses in cold weather or outdoors in spring and fall. read more

Romaine Lettuce

Romaine Lettuce
Better Devil - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2862 Latuca sativa (60 days) Open-pollinated. Compact uniform attractive lettuce with bronze tapered cos-like leaves. Large green veins tinged with purple. No bitterness. For spring planting. read more
Romaine Lettuce
Blushed Butter Cos - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2854 Latuca sativa (49 days) Open-pollinated. Unique Butterhead/Romaine combination with ruffled savoyed leaves dappled red and green. Very crisp and buttery. read more
Romaine Lettuce
Crisp Mint - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2883 Latuca sativa (70 days) Open-pollinated. Dark green ruffled-leaved romaine with open habit and rounded top. Very crisp and sweet. Decent heat tolerance. read more
Romaine Lettuce
Jadeite - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2855 Latuca sativa
(50 days) Fresh from Frank Morton’s legendary lettuce breeding program! True to name, mini-romaine Jadeite’s matte apple-green... read more
Romaine Lettuce
Jericho - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2861 Latuca sativa (60 days) Open-pollinated. Bred in Israel. Classic summer lettuce for warm regions. Hefty 2' romaine head of light green sword-shaped leaves. Excellent bolt resistance. read more
Marshall - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2877 Latuca sativa
(67 days) We first discovered Marshall in the Territorial catalog: “Gazing into the heart of this romaine is like falling into a... read more
Romaine Lettuce
Mayan Jaguar - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2856 Latuca sativa (51 days) Open-pollinated. Best of the speckled types. Dark green ruffled leaves mottled with maroon-red spots. Sweet juicy veins, blushed pink heart. Poor heat tolerance. read more
Romaine Lettuce
Olga - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2874 Latuca sativa (66 days) Open-pollinated. Elegant lime-green romaine has upright 8" oval heads with big hearts. Slightly fringed leaves. Excellent heat tolerance. read more
Romaine Lettuce
Pandero - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2852 Latuca sativa (44 days baby, 63 days mature) Open-pollinated. From England. Compact Winter Density-type mini-romaine with very deep purple-red leaves. Very cold tolerant, decent heat tolerance. read more
Romaine Lettuce
Winter Wonderland - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2886 Latuca sativa
(70 days) Did you say wintah? Here in Maine we really appreciate a lettuce that makes it through the rigors. Winter Wonderland was... read more

Specialty Lettuce

Balady Aswan - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2715 Latuca sativa (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

Galia-type Melons

Galia-type Melon
Arava - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
958 Cucumis melo (80 days) F-1 hybrid. Green flesh. Round uniform 1.5 to 3 lb fruit with light but full net. Skin blushes yellow as fruit ripens. Harvest at full slip. read more

Muskmelons

Muskmelon
Hearts of Gold - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
982 Cucumis melo
(85 days) Open-pollinated. Once the most popular melon in the Midwest, this 2–3 lb orange-fleshed muskmelon with a thin rind and... read more
Muskmelon
Montreal Market - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
986 Cucumis melo (89 days) Open-pollinated. Green-fleshed heirloom, once the most widely grown in Canada, New England. Netted and ribbed fruits with aromatic silky texture. Can get quite large. read more

Okra

Beck’s Big Buck - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3699 Abelmoschus esculentus (85 days) Open-pollinated. Big fluted tender green pods on sturdy plants. Will produce in central Maine, but better suited to farther south. read more
Okra
Cajun Jewel - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3695 Abelmoschus esculentus (65 days) Open-pollinated. Early 1x7" pods. Dwarf spineless 3-4' plants. Adapts well to cooler climate. read more

Onions and Leeks

Leeks

Bleu de Solaize - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2425 Allium ampeloprasum (porrum group) (110 days) Open-pollinated. French heirloom. Thick medium-tall shanks with sweet mild flavor. Blue-tinged dark green leaves. Very cold tolerant. read more
Leek
King Richard - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2407 Allium ampeloprasum (porrum group) (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
Leek
King Sieg - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2411 Allium ampeloprasum (porrum group) (84 days) Open-pollinated. 6" tall, 3" thick shanks. Blue-green leaves. Very cold tolerant. A good candidate for overwintering. read more
Siegfried Frost - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2426 Allium ampeloprasum (porrum group)
(120 days) Making much of its growth below ground where it is protected from the cold, this leek often... read more

Red Storage Onions

Red Storage Onion
Rossa Di Milano - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2490 Allium cepa
(114 days) Open-pollinated. “The most delicious of all the onions I’ve grown,” says Tom Vigue. This excellent red Italian storage... read more

Red Summer Onions

Red Summer Onion
Cabernet - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2445 Allium cepa (90 days) F-1 hybrid. Fresh red onions in late July! 3½"8 oz globes. Cure by Aug. 31, store for 3-4 months. Crunchy, sweet, slightly spicy. Intermediate day. read more

Shallots

Ed’s Red - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2443 Allium cepa (aggregatum group)
(105 days) Open-pollinated. Several years ago when we were looking for a Prisma replacement we put a couple... read more
Glacier Rose - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2441 Allium cepa (aggregatum group)
(100 days) Open-pollinated. Longtime Montana farmer and plant breeder Judy Owsowitz loved the hybrid shallot Prisma... read more

Yellow Storage Onions

Clear Dawn - OG/BDNew catalog listings coming in early December
2474 Allium cepa (104 days) Open-pollinated. Hard 8-10 oz onion with dark bronze skin. Excellent storage ability. read more
Yellow Storage Onion
Dakota Tears - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2489 Allium cepa (112 days) Open-pollinated. Very hard 1 lb yellow-skinned onion with robust flavor. Very long storage ability. read more
Yellow Storage Onion
New York Early - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2449 Allium cepa (98 days) Open-pollinated. 38° latitude into southern Quebec. Firm 2.5-3" diameter mild yellow onion. Good storage. read more
Yellow Storage Onion
Talon - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2487 Allium cepa (110 days) F-1 hybrid. Uniform blocky globes, 2 lbs each, with tall tops. Best for storage; keeps until mid-May. Flavor a balance of sweet and tang. Long-day northern type. read more

Other Roots

Turnips

Gilfeather Turnip - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2393 Brassica napus x Brassica rapa
(85 days) Open-pollinated. This white-fleshed heirloom has put Wardsboro, Vt., (population 900) on the culinary... read more
Purple Top White Globe - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2379 Brassica rapa (50 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Purple tops, white bottoms, white flesh. read more

Peas

Shell Peas

Shell Pea
Emerald Archer - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
758 Pisum sativum
(65 days) Open-pollinated. What can scale a pea fence with a plethora of tendrils, pump out a super abundance of peas per pod... read more
Shell Pea
Green Arrow - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
761 Pisum sativum (65 days) Open-pollinated. Standard mid-season variety, preferred by commercial growers for heavy yields and extreme weather tolerance. 3' vines. read more
Mayfair - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
788 Pisum sativum
(72 days) Open-pollinated. If I could have only one shell pea variety it would be Mayfair. We have a short crop of this outstanding... read more

Snap Peas

Snap Pea
Cascadia - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
889 Pisum sativum (65 days) Open-pollinated. 2.5-3' vines. 3" pods. Matures about one week later than Sugar Ann. read more
Snap Pea
Mega - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
884 Pisum sativum
(64 days) Open-pollinated. Vigorous 3' vines are heavily laden with slightly curved crisp juicy 4" snap pods that reach maximum... read more
Snap Pea
Sugar Ann - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
883 Pisum sativum
(58 days) Open-pollinated. 1983 Silver All-America winner bred by Calvin Lamborn and named for one of his daughters. Very popular... read more
Sugar Lode - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
886 Pisum sativum
(65 days) Open-pollinated. The first success of our pea-growing program. We named Sugar Lode for its tremendous yields borne on 3’... read more
Snap Pea
Sugar Snap - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
893 Pisum sativum
(68 days) Open-pollinated. Always a top seller, this breakthrough variety was ten years in the making after breeder Calvin Lamborn... read more

Snow Peas

Snow Pea
Blizzard - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
822 Pisum sativum (61 days) Open-pollinated. Sweet thin 3" pods on 3½' vines. No more cold-tolerant than other peas, but puts out a real storm of snow peas. read more
Snow Pea
Oregon Giant - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
819 Pisum sativum
(60 days) Open-pollinated. This Oregon State University release bred by Dr. James Baggett is our most popular snow pea. A giant... read more
Sumo - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
833 Pisum sativum
(66 days) Open-pollinated. The Sumo cum laude of snow peas, much revered by Pam Dawling and us as well. Sumo is the best... read more

Peppers

Cheese

Cheese
Klari Baby Cheese - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3738 Capsicum annuum (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

Elongated Sweet Pepper
Apple - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3764 Capsicum annuum
(80 days) Open-pollinated. Looking more like a lipstick than an apple, these shiny 4" fruits are elongated, with wide shoulders... read more
Banana - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3747 Capsicum annuum
(65 days) Open-pollinated. No reason to hold back with these yellow pointed 6" fruits that look hot but are not. Pretty and... read more
Elongated Sweet Pepper
Carmen - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3757 Capsicum annuum (70 days) F-1 hybrid. Deep carmine horn-shaped 2.5x6" fruits avg 5 oz. Classic Italian Corno di Toro type. Unusually sweet. Widely adapted and early maturing. read more
Elongated Sweet Pepper
Jimmy Nardello’s - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3762 Capsicum annuum (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
Violet Sparkle - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3732 Capsicum annuum
(75 days) Open-pollinated. As dazzling as the name suggests! Not bell-shaped, but belongs in this sweet category with its crisp... read more

Hot Peppers

Hot Pepper
Beaver Dam - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3805 Capsicum annuum (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
Hot Pepper
Bulgarian Carrot Chile - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3853 Capsicum annuum (68 days) Open-pollinated. Fluorescent orange 1.5x3.5" fruits look like tiny carrots. Fruity and hot. 5,000-30,000 Scovilles. read more
Hot Pepper
Carrot Bomb - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3825 Capsicum annuum
(74 days) Open-pollinated. An explosion of round 1–2" shiny bright tangerine baubles blow up the pepper patch on sturdy 2–2½"... read more
Hot Pepper
Czech Black - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3816 Capsicum annuum (65 days) Open-pollinated. Black 2.5" long conical peppers ripen to lustrous garnet. Mild, juicy, thick-walled, a little less spicy than a jalapeño; 2,000-5,000 Scovilles. read more
Hot Pepper
Fish - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3849 Capsicum annuum (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
Hot Pepper
Hidalgo Serrano - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3841 Capsicum annuum (75 days) Open-pollinated. Light green to bright scarlet 2.5x.5" finger-shaped fruits. Slightly hotter than jalapeño, 6,000-17,000 Scovilles. read more
Hot Pepper
Hinkelhatz - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3870 Capsicum annuum (88 days) Open-pollinated. Red wrinkly .75x1.5" tapered fruit. Thick juicy flesh and tough skins. Hot, 125,000 Scovilles. read more
Hot Pepper
Ho Chi Minh - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3856 Capsicum annuum (68 days) Open-pollinated. Bright yellow to orange, 4-5" long, finger-shaped cayenne. Good flavor; 30,000 Scovilles. Prolific. read more
Hot Pepper
Hot Portugal - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3845 Capsicum annuum (64 days) Open-pollinated. Glossy scarlet elongated fruits, 5-8" long and 1" diameter, with classic wrinkled hip. 5,000-30,000 Scovilles. Early and productive. read more
Hot Pepper
Jaluv An Attitude - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3831 Capsicum annuum (75 days) Open-pollinated. Thicker-skinned jalapeño-like fruits. Delicious hot fruity flavor; 2,500-8,000 Scovilles. Adapted to northern latitudes. read more
Hot Pepper
Matchbox - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3866 Capsicum annuum (75 days) Open-pollinated. Pale green to deep scarlet 2" long, 1/3" wide. Hot! 30,000-50,000 Scovilles. Prolific. read more
Hot Pepper
Thai Hot - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3860 Capsicum annuum (82 days) Open-pollinated. Tiny bright red 1" conical fruits stand erect from foliage. Very hot, 25,000-40,000 Scovilles. Pretty and prolific. read more

Paprika

Boldog Hungarian Spice - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3759 Capsicum annuum (71 days) Open-pollinated. Red 4-6" long wrinkled tapered pendant fruits. Good fresh, strung into ristras, or dried and ground. Prolific. read more
Paprika
Feher Ozon - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3776 Capsicum annuum (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
Paprika
Karlo - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3758 Capsicum annuum
(70 days) Open-pollinated. This pepper looked so much like Feher Ozon in our trials that we got to wondering if it was also a... read more

Pimiento

Amish Pimiento - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3741 Capsicum annuum
(85 days) Open-pollinated. Pimientos are the sweetest of all peppers—my favorites for eating out of hand. The problem with growing... read more
Pimiento
Sweet Pimiento - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3740 Capsicum annuum (80 days) Open-pollinated. Red pimiento. Rich fruity flavor. Early and prolific; up to 15-20 per plant. read more
Pimiento
Tangerine Pimiento - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3744 Capsicum annuum
(85 days) Selected back to their original tangerine color, these beautiful pimientos remain a joy to harvest, standing out, in the... read more

Sweet Bells

Corona - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3739 Capsicum annuum
(90 days) Open-pollinated. The word corona took on unfortunate new meaning this year. Don’t hold it against this healthful... read more
Gilboa - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3706 Capsicum annuum (66 days) F-1 hybrid. Blocky bright orange bell with fruity flavor. Thick-walled crunchy squat bells. read more
Sweet Bell
King of the North - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3713 Capsicum annuum (70 days) Open-pollinated. Blocky red bell. Great for northern market growers. read more
Peacework - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3704 Capsicum annuum (65 days) Open-pollinated. Red bell. Medium-thick walls, good flavor, sweet. Compact plants average 6 ripe peppers. read more
Sweet Bell
Purple Beauty - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3723 Capsicum annuum (74 days) Open-pollinated. Blocky 3x3" bells ripen from purple to green to deep red. At purple stage they sell at a premium. Early and prolific. read more
Staddon’s Select - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3725 Capsicum annuum
(74 days) Open-pollinated. This large blocky market-type pepper produces good-sized glossy dark green 3–4 lobed peppers on tall... read more

Physalis

Husk Cherries

Husk Cherry
Aunt Molly’s - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4005 Physalis pruinosa (72 days) Open-pollinated. Golden berries in papery husks. Small but flavorful. Sweet, nutty, delicious snack. read more

Tomatillos

Tomatillo
Purple Blush - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4012 Physalis ixocarpa (68 days) Open-pollinated. Large sweet 2"+ fruits on sprawling 5' plants blush purple where they are kissed by the sun. Roast for marvelous salsa verde. read more

Pumpkins

Culinary Pumpkins

Culinary Pumpkin
Godiva - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1743 Cucurbita pepo (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 - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1723 Cucurbita pepo (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
Culinary Pumpkin
New England Pie - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1720 Cucurbita pepo (102 days) Open-pollinated. Classic heirloom. 4 lb orange fruit with medium ribbing. The standard for pies. read more
Culinary Pumpkin
Winter Luxury - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1718 Cucurbita pepo (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

Large Pumpkin
Bellatrix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1745 Cucurbita pepo
(100 days) F-1 hybrid. Expert trialer Donna Dyrek and her husband use many varieties of big pumpkins to create impenetrable viny... read more
Large Pumpkin
Howden - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1752 Cucurbita pepo (115 days) Open-pollinated. Classic very large jack o' lantern. Symmetrical, solid orange, 20-30 lb fruit with hard ridged skin. Very productive. read more

Radishes

Celesta - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2242 Raphanus raphanistrum subs. sativus
(24 days) F-1 hybrid. Just as Tchaikovsky fell in love with the crystalline sound of the celesta keyboard and... read more
Plum Purple - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2253 Raphanus raphanistrum subs. sativus (26 days) Open-pollinated. Popular plum-colored ping pong ball-sized radish with crisp white flesh. Tolerant to culture under row cover. read more

Daikon Radishes

Green Meat - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2268 Raphanus raphanistrum subs. sativus (55 days) Open-pollinated. Asian Specialty. Miniature daikon radish, 6-9" long by 1-3" wide. White with green shoulders. Lime-green flesh. Excellent storage. read more

Winter Radishes

Winter Radish
Misato Rose - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2269 Raphanus raphanistrum subs. sativus (60 days) Open-pollinated. Greenish-tan to rose skin, rose flesh. Spicy but not harsh. For fall crop, a good keeper. read more

Seed Racks

Seed Rack
All Certified Organic - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5953 28 best-selling organic varieties. 23 vegetables, 2 herbs, 3 flowers. read more
Seed Rack
All Certified Organic - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5954 56 best-selling organic varieties. 41 vegetables,7 herbs, 8 flowers. read more

Spinach

Spinach

Beaujolais - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2500 Spinacia oleracea
(30 days) Open-pollinated. More than a decade ago we carried the variety Bordeaux, but we put that niche spinach on the chopping... read more
Spinach
Bloomsdale - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2541 Spinacia oleracea (42 days) Open-pollinated. Standard crinkled-leaf spinach. Very good cold soil emergence. Much better in fall than spring. read more
Spinach
Tundra - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2538 Spinacia oleracea
(25 days to baby leaf, 45 days to mature) F-1 hybrid. Not since long-lost Tyee have we carried an organic hybrid spinach.... read more
Winter Bloomsdale - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2558 Spinacia oleracea (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

Patty Pan Squash
Y-Star - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1577 Cucurbita pepo (48 days) F-1 hybrid. Uniform bright yellow fruit with pale green "stars" on the blossom end. Open plant with very few spines. read more

Yellow Summer Squash

Yellow Summer Squash
Early Summer Crookneck - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1539 Cucurbita pepo (58 days) Open-pollinated. Classic heirloom. Deep yellow warted fruit with bulbous blossom end and narrow curved neck. Excellent flavor. read more

Zucchini

Zucchini
Cassia - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1450 Cucurbita pepo (55 days) F-1 hybrid. Slender, gently ribbed, exceptionally long fruits on an easy-to-harvest open-habit plant. Early and prolific. read more
Zucchini
Costata Romanesca - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1457 Cucurbita pepo (60 days) Open-pollinated. Italian heirloom. Cylindrical. Deeply ribbed striped tender fruit. Excellent flavor. Also good for blossom production. read more
Zucchini
Green Machine - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1405 Cucurbita pepo
(45 days) F-1 hybrid. A bumper extra-early ongoing crop of medium-dark green shiny zukes is a fun ride all summer. In 2019 we... read more
Zucchini
Modena - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1407 Cucurbita pepo
(45 days) F-1 hybrid. Glossy dark green Modena was another star of our 2019 trial of more than 20 modern zukes versus standard... read more

Squash - Winter

Acorn

Acorn
Sweet REBA - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1606 Cucurbita pepo (90 days) Open-pollinated. Black-green ribbed 1-1.5 lb fruit. Compact bush habit. Excellent flavor. read more

Buttercup

Seneca - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1631 Cucurbita maxima
(110 days) Open-pollinated. When the original Buttercup was released in North Dakota back in 1931, its fame quickly spread to New... read more
Buttercup
Uncle David’s Dakota Dessert - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1630 Cucurbita maxima (95 days) Open-pollinated. Slightly smaller than the standard Burgess, with a lighter green rind. Very high-quality fruits. read more

Butternut

Burpee’s Butterbush - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1683 Cucurbita moschata (87 days) Open-pollinated. Small, 1.5 lb small butternut-type fruit with a small seed cavity and distinctive deep orange colored flesh. read more
Butternut
Waltham - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1688 Cucurbita moschata (105 days) Open-pollinated. Classic. 9" long buff tan fruit weighing 4-5 lb. Our best-selling winter squash. read more

Delicata

Delicata
Zeppelin Delicata - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1611 Cucurbita pepo (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

Specialty & Heirloom Squash

Specialty & Heirloom Squash
Candy Roaster - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1676 Cucurbita maxima
(112 days) Open-pollinated. Not to be confused with North Georgia Candy Roaster, this large Appalachian heirloom, possibly... read more
Specialty & Heirloom Squash
Galeux d’Eysines - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1672 Cucurbita maxima (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
Specialty & Heirloom Squash
Lower Salmon River - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1665 Cucurbita maxima (94 days) Open-pollinated. Large salmon-pink pumpkin-like fruits avg 7.5 lb. Thick tasty sweet orange flesh. Excellent flavor and texture. Rare. read more
Seminole - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1693 Cucurbita moschata (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

Tomatoes

Paste Tomatoes

Paste Tomato
Amish Paste - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4140 Lycopersicon esculentum (85 days) Open-pollinated. Red oxheart nippled 8 oz paste. Consistent good flavor; sets the standard for paste tomatoes. Indeterminate. read more
Paste Tomato
Bellstar - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4133 Lycopersicon esculentum (74 days) Open-pollinated. Red 4 oz round paste. Delicious flavor, also good in salads. Ripens over a long season. Determinate. read more
Grandma Mary’s - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4131 Lycopersicon esculentum
(68 days) Open-pollinated. Indeterminate. In one of our earliest seed-selection projects, Jeanne Griffin, in Sangerville,... read more
Paste Tomato
Heinz 2653 - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4125 Lycopersicon esculentum (68 days) Open-pollinated. Red 2.5-3 oz plum tomato. Firm fruits amazingly early. Small loaded plants with clean fruits. Determinate. read more
Paste Tomato
Hog Heart - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4141 Lycopersicon esculentum
(86 days) Open-pollinated. Indeterminate. Brought from Italy to Massachusetts, probably between 1910 and 1920, and then by... read more
Paste Tomato
Mr. Fumarole - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4123 Lycopersicon esculentum (65 days) Open-pollinated. Pinkish elongated 3-6" plum tomato. Rich, tart, full flavor with somewhat tough skin. Indeterminate. read more
Opalka - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4135 Lycopersicon esculentum
(82 days) Open-pollinated. Indeterminate. Its third time in our taste test proved the charm for Opalka. Our tasters have... read more
Paste Tomato
Orange Banana - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4137 Lycopersicon esculentum (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
Paste Tomato
Speckled Roman - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4138 Lycopersicon esculentum (85 days) Open-pollinated. Red paste with psychedelic orange-yellow striations, cylindrical nippled, 4-5 oz. Makes rich sweet tomatoey sauce. Indeterminate. read more

Slicing Tomatoes

Slicing Tomato
Arbason - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4239 Lycopersicon esculentum
(76 days) F-1 hybrid. Indeterminate. While first harvest is a few days after Jet Star, we found this reliable organically... read more
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Aunt Ruby’s German Green - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4080 Lycopersicon esculentum (85 days) Open-pollinated. Green with yellow and amber-pink tinge,12-16 oz, oblate beefsteak. Best green eating tomato. Indeterminate. read more
Bizhiki - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4050 Lycopersicon esculentum
(75 days) Open-pollinated. Indeterminate. In this fast-paced world of rapid changes, who remembers Buffalo greenhouse... read more
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Black Krim - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4061 Lycopersicon esculentum (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
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Black Prince - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4053 Lycopersicon esculentum (75 days) Open-pollinated. Iridescent garnet-colored 5-7 oz globes, most uniformly handsome. Outstanding flavor. Reliable heavy-yielding. Indeterminate. read more
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Cherokee Green - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4058 Lycopersicon esculentum
(75 days) Open-pollinated. Indeterminate. Tomato expert Craig LeHoullier noticed and selected this sport of Cherokee... read more
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Cherokee Purple - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4059 Lycopersicon esculentum (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
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Cosmonaut Volkov - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4038 Lycopersicon esculentum (65 days) Open-pollinated. Deep red slightly flattened 8-12 oz globes. Always tasty, occasionally sublime. Superb home-garden variety with commercial potential. read more
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Garden Peach - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4045 Lycopersicon esculentum (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
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German Johnson - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4069 Lycopersicon esculentum (80 days) Open-pollinated. Pink, large, 1 lb, old heirloom. Mild and sweet. High-yielding. Indeterminate. read more
Glacier - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4018 Lycopersicon esculentum (56 days) Open-pollinated. Red 1-2" fruit with no cosmetic defects besides yellow shoulders. Superior to other sub-arctics. Potato-leaf foliage. Determinate. read more
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Golden Jubilee - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4065 Lycopersicon esculentum (80 days) Open-pollinated. Orange medium-sized 8 oz globe. The best-tasting orange tomato. Sprightly, sweet, mild, meaty. Indeterminate. read more
Goldie - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4054 Lycopersicon esculentum (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
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Green Zebra - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4057 Lycopersicon esculentum (77 days) Open-pollinated. Green with dark-green stripes, blushing yellow and apricot when ripe; 4-5 oz fruits don't crack. Emerald-green interior, sweet and rich. Indeterminate. read more
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Heirloom Tomato Mix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4149 Lycopersicon esculentum Open-pollinated. For a surprise medley of colors, sizes, shapes and flavors. No cherries. read more
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KC 146 - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4052 Lycopersicon esculentum
(75 days) Open-pollinated. Semi-Determinate. Also known as Campbell’s 146. When our seed buddy Nate Kleinman at the... read more
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Lillian’s Yellow - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4091 Lycopersicon esculentum
(88 days) Lillian’s may be a little late, not coming on until September, but is worth waiting for. Superb creamy... read more
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Luci 2103 - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4238 Lycopersicon esculentum (73 days) F-1 hybrid. Ind. Red uniform 6 oz fruits. Flavorful, mild, juicy, a little mealy. Rarely crack; no green shoulders. read more
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Oregon Spring - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4025 Lycopersicon esculentum (58 days) Open-pollinated. Red, variable in size but up to 4". Unusually tasty for such an early variety. Performs best in cool summers. Determinate. read more
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Paul Robeson - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4060 Lycopersicon esculentum (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
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Pineapple - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4077 Lycopersicon esculentum (85 days) Open-pollinated. Striped 1 lb irregular. Yellow and red marbled flesh, silky smooth with complex low-acid fruity sweetness. Indeterminate. read more
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Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4041 Lycopersicon esculentum (68 days) Open-pollinated. The color of port with metallic green stripes. Great flavor, productivity, size, disease tolerance. Usually bi-lobed, avg 9 oz. Hold well in field. read more
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Pink Brandywine - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4075 Lycopersicon esculentum (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
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Pruden’s Purple - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4049 Lycopersicon esculentum (72 days) Open-pollinated. Pink irregular 1 lb fruit. Rich tomato taste, neither cloying nor insipid. Productive and disease resistant. Indeterminate. read more
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Rose de Berne - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4067 Lycopersicon esculentum (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
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Rutgers Original - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4055 Lycopersicon esculentum (75 days) Open-pollinated. Red 4-6 oz mostly uniform unblemished deep oblate fruit. Great old-time flavor, delicious and juicy. Indeterminate. read more
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Soldacki - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4071 Lycopersicon esculentum (80 days) Open-pollinated. Pink 14 oz globes. Great sandwich tomato. Heavy yields on tall potato-leaf vines. Indeterminate. read more
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Tiffen Mennonite - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4087 Lycopersicon esculentum (86 days) Open-pollinated. Pink 15 oz rough oblate beefsteak. Rich old-fashioned heirloom tomato taste. Perfect for sandwiches. Indeterminate. read more
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Yellow Brandywine - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4076 Lycopersicon esculentum (82 days) Open-pollinated. Yellow large slightly ribbed 1 lb fruit with ring-scar at blossom end. Variable; eat the pretty ones, compost the rest. Potato-leaf foliage. Indeterminate. read more

Small-Fruited Tomatoes

Small-Fruited Tomato
Aosta Valley - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4031 Lycopersicon esculentum
(65 days) Open-pollinated. Indeterminate. From the mountainous region of NW Italy comes a short-season tomato with... read more
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Black Cherry - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4115 Lycopersicon esculentum (75 days) Open-pollinated. Gorgeous two-bite dusky black cherry. Juicy, delicious, complex flavor of black tomatoes. Resists disease; cracks in wet weather. Indeterminate. read more
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Cherry Bomb - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4265 Lycopersicon esculentum
(64 days) F-1 hybrid. Indeterminate. Spray-wary gardeners everywhere can celebrate! Johnny’s Selected Seeds breeder Emily... read more
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Copper Beauty - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4033 Lycopersicon esculentum
(65 days) Open-pollinated. Indeterminate. This 2" long and 1" wide dark striped grape-plum with a pointed tip appears as... read more
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Esterina - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December