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Ordering will resume for Fedco Seeds when we release our 2018 catalog, in early December 2017.
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Asian Greens

Garland Serrated Chrysanthemum

Garland Serrated Chrysanthemum
Garland Serrated Chrysanthemumordering closed, reopening in early December
3203GS  (40 days) Open-pollinated. Shungiku-type prized for small grey-green leaves and 5" yellow flowers, both edible. Sow in spring. read more

Mustards

Red Giant
Mustard
Red Giant OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3245RO  (45 days) Open-pollinated. Japanese Heirloom. Large purple-tinted savoyed leaves. Peppery flavor. Standard mesclun ingredient. Cold tolerant. read more

Shiso

Red Shiso
Red Shisoordering closed, reopening in early December
3283RS  (85 days) Open-pollinated. Ornamental and edible purplish-red cinnamon-scented leaves. read more

Beans

Scarlet Runner
Bean
Scarlet Runnerordering closed, reopening in early December
318SR  (70 days) Open-pollinated. 10-12' tall. Mottled black and purple seeds. Ornamental brilliant scarlet blossoms. Snap or shell bean. read more

Bush Wax Beans

Dragon Langerie
Bush Wax Bean
Dragon Langerie OGordering closed, reopening in early December
277DO  (57 days) Open-pollinated. 6" creamy yellow pods mottled with purple tiger stripes. Seeds are purplish brown with blue stripes. read more
Golden Rocky
Golden Rocky OGordering closed, reopening in early December
262GO  (54 days) Open-pollinated. 6-8" pods. Delicate taste. Good for freezing and canning. Black seed. read more

Dry Beans

Hutterite
Dry Bean
Hutteriteordering closed, reopening in early December
340HT  (88 days) Open-pollinated. Greenish-tan seed with charcoal ring around the hilum. 2-3' bushes. Grown in North America since 1820s. read more
Jacob’s Cattle
Dry Bean
Jacob’s Cattle OGordering closed, reopening in early December
344JO  (88 days) Open-pollinated. Kidney-shaped bean with dark red speckles on white background. Popular New England heirloom. read more
Dry Bean
Monos Negrosordering closed, reopening in early December
358MN (90 days) Open-pollinated. The name means ‘black monkeys’ in Spanish. Marina Davis brought this small heirloom black bean to our attention. Plant... read more
Saturday Night Special
Saturday Night Special OGordering closed, reopening in early December
388SO (105 days) Open-pollinated. Legendary plant breeder Elwyn Meader was hired by famous Maine baked bean company B&M (founded 1867) to breed a pea... read more
Soldier
Soldierordering closed, reopening in early December
350SD  (89 days) Open-pollinated. Large white kidney bean with red-brown solider-like figures on the eye. Popular New England bean. read more
Tiger Eye
Tiger Eyeordering closed, reopening in early December
335TE (65 days shell, 85 days dry) Open-pollinated. The Tiger is back! Also called Pepa de Zapallo, originally from Argentina and Chile and known to me... read more
True Red Cranberry Pole
True Red Cranberry Pole OGordering closed, reopening in early December
371CO  (102 days) Open-pollinated. Plump round maroon seeds without streaking. Excellent flavor. read more
Vermont Cranberry
Dry Bean
Vermont Cranberryordering closed, reopening in early December
328VC  (70 days) Open-pollinated. Pods contain 5 to 6 speckled cranberry-colored beans. Reliable and hardy. read more

Fava Beans

Windsor
Fava Bean
Windsorordering closed, reopening in early December
298WI  (75 days) Open-pollinated. Classic heirloom bean. White and black flowers. Brown seed. read more
Fava Bean
Windsor OGordering closed, reopening in early December
299WO  (75 days) Open-pollinated. Classic heirloom bean. White and black flowers. Brown seed. read more

Lima Beans

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

Pole Beans

Pole Bean
Kentucky Wonderordering closed, reopening in early December
285KW  (68 days) Open-pollinated. 7-9" pods. Very productive. Nutty flavor. Excellent for freezing. Brown seed. read more
Purple Podded
Pole Bean
Purple Poddedordering closed, reopening in early December
288PP (70 days) Open-pollinated. Discovered by Henry Fields in the Ozark Mountains in the 1930s, this purple-podded heirloom is favored by old-timers in... read more

Shell Beans

Taylor Dwarf Horticultural
Shell Bean
Taylor Dwarf Horticulturalordering closed, reopening in early December
326DW  (68 days) Open-pollinated. Buff bean with red stripes. Also known as Speckled Bays. read more

Beets

Bull’s Blood
Beet
Bull’s Bloodordering closed, reopening in early December
2186BB  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Grown for greens, not roots. Large glossy reddish-purple leaves. Holds quality in summer but best in fall and under winter cover. read more
Bull’s Blood
Beet
Bull’s Blood OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2187BO  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Grown for greens, not roots. Large glossy reddish-purple leaves. Holds quality in summer but best in fall and under winter cover. read more
Chioggia
Beet
Chioggiaordering closed, reopening in early December
2136CH  (55 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Light red exterior; interior rings of pink and white. Green tops. Exceptional sweetness. read more
Cylindra
Beet
Cylindraordering closed, reopening in early December
2156CY  (56 days) Open-pollinated. Danish Heirloom. 6" long cylindrical dark red beet. Excellent for pickling and processing. read more
Detroit Dark Red Short Top
Beet
Detroit Dark Red Short Topordering closed, reopening in early December
2182DD  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Uniform globular smooth red beet. Tender interior with deep red flesh. A favorite of home gardeners and canners. read more
Early Wonder Tall Top
Beet
Early Wonder Tall Topordering closed, reopening in early December
2108EW (48 days) Open-pollinated. The beet that can’t be beat in our customers’ estimation, loved by commercial growers and home gardeners alike. We sell... read more
Early Wonder Tall Top
Early Wonder Tall Top OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2109WO (48 days) Open-pollinated. The beet that can’t be beat in our customers’ estimation, loved by commercial growers and home gardeners alike. We sell... read more
Lutz Green Leaf
Beet
Lutz Green Leaf OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2170LO  (60 days) Open-pollinated. European Heirloom. Large elongated tapered deep red beet with glossy green tops and purple-streaked stems. read more

Carrots

Danvers
Carrot
Danvers OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2076DO  (75 days) Open-pollinated. Broad-shouldered 7" conical carrot with a tapered tip. Good choice for heavy soils. Long storage. read more
Jaune du Doubs
Carrot
Jaune du Doubsordering closed, reopening in early December
2078JD  (78 days) Open-pollinated. French Heirloom. 5-8" conical smooth yellow carrot. Slightly green shoulders. Crisp and crunchy. Long storage. read more
Red Cored Chantenay
Carrot
Red Cored Chantenayordering closed, reopening in early December
2058RC  (70 days) Open-pollinated. French Heirloom. Thick 5-7" long red-orange carrot. Performs well in heavy soil. Excellent flavor and long storage. read more
Scarlet Nantes
Carrot
Scarlet Nantesordering closed, reopening in early December
2042SN  (68 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. High-quality 6-7" bright orange carrot. Sweet flavor with small dark core. Bestseller. read more
Tonda di Parigi
Carrot
Tonda di Parigiordering closed, reopening in early December
2018TP (55 days) Open-pollinated. A round Parisian-type carrot that we prefer to the old Thumbelina. At 1½" Tonda is slightly longer than Thumbelina with... read more

Celery

Par-Cel Cutting Celery OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3621PO Not available at this time. Please check back later. read more

Cole Crops

Cabbages

Early Jersey Wakefield
Cabbage
Early Jersey Wakefieldordering closed, reopening in early December
3355EJ  (63 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Distinctive pointy 2-3 lb heads. Compact plant allows close spacing. Excellent flavor and tender texture. read more
Mammoth Red Rock
Cabbage
Mammoth Red Rockordering closed, reopening in early December
3389RR  (100 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. 5-8 lb late storage red cabbage with firm flattened round 8-10" heads. Red-purple to the core. Crisp and sweet. read more

Collards

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

Kale

Nero di Tuscana
Kale
Nero di Tuscanaordering closed, reopening in early December
3467CP  (62 days) Open-pollinated. Italian Heirloom. Very dark green wrinkled, pebbled leaves extend like palm fronds from stalk. Sweetens with frost. read more
Red Russian
Kale
Red Russianordering closed, reopening in early December
3461RC  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Unsurpassed tenderness and flavor. Green oakleaf with purple veining darkens in cold weather. Wilts quickly once picked. read more
Red Russian
Kale
Red Russian OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3462RO  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Unsurpassed tenderness and flavor. Green oakleaf with purple veining darkens in cold weather. Wilts quickly once picked. read more

Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi
Early White Viennaordering closed, reopening in early December
3475WV  (58 days) Open-pollinated. Central European Heirloom. Green kohlrabi with short tops and medium stems. White interior is crisp, tender, pungent. read more

Corn

Dry Field Corn

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

Popcorn

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

White Sweet Corn

Luther Hill
Luther Hill OGordering closed, reopening in early December
636LO  (82 days) Open-pollinated. Very sweet rare classic corn, sets multiple 3-6" ears on 4' stalks. Open-pollinated heirloom. read more

Cucumbers

Long-Fruited Cucumbers

Painted Serpent
Painted Serpentordering closed, reopening in early December
1388PS  (55 days) Open-pollinated. Specialty heirloom "snake melon" cuke. Curved coiled slender fruit with light and dark green stripes. Best eaten at 8-18". read more
Long-Fruited Cucumber
Telegraph Improved Europeanordering closed, reopening in early December
1392TE (60 days) Open-pollinated. “A consistent performer in our greenhouse,” related Michael Goldman of Florence, MA. Also suitable for growing... read more

Pickling Cucumbers

Mexican Sour Gherkin
Mexican Sour Gherkinordering closed, reopening in early December
1243MG  (65 days) Open-pollinated. Melothria scabra. Vigorous but delicate climbing vine. Profuse bearing of 1" oblong green and white fruits. Eat fresh or pickled. read more
National
Pickling Cucumber
Nationalordering closed, reopening in early December
1226NL  (52 days) Open-pollinated. Classic pickler. Dark green fruit with black spines. Non-bitter. Used for small pickles and dills. Long harvest window. read more

Slicing Cucumbers

Boothby’s Blonde
Boothby’s Blonde OGordering closed, reopening in early December
1311BO  (63 days) Open-pollinated. Maine heirloom. 3-4" short plump oval cream-white fruit with black spines. Excellent fresh eating. read more
Lemon
Slicing Cucumber
Lemonordering closed, reopening in early December
1372LM  (68 days) Open-pollinated. Specialty heirloom. Rounded 3" crisp non-bitter fruit. Skin turns from pale greenish yellow to lemon yellow. Productive. read more
Poona Kheera
Poona Kheera OGordering closed, reopening in early December
1308PO  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Specialty Indian cuke. 4-5" fruit turn from cream to golden yellow to russet brown. All stages edible and very crisp. Vigorous. read more
Richmond Green Apple
Richmond Green Apple OGordering closed, reopening in early December
1375RO  (70 days) Open-pollinated. Lime-green lemon-shaped 2-3" fruit. Rare. Excellent fresh eating. read more

Eggplants

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

Flower Seeds

Amaranths

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

Bachelor’s Buttons

Black Gem
Bachelor’s Button
Black Gemordering closed, reopening in early December
4875BG Centaurea cyanus (90 days) Ruffled dark maroon. read more
Red Boy
Red Boyordering closed, reopening in early December
4877RB Centaurea cyanus (90 days) Deep red. read more

Balsam

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

Bells of Ireland

Bells of Ireland
Bells of Irelandordering closed, reopening in early December
4896BI Moluccella laevis (110 days) Everlasting. Spikes of bright green bell-shaped “flowers.” read more

Blue Flax

Blue Flax
Blue Flaxordering closed, reopening in early December
5079BF Linum perenne Single light-blue flowers and finely cut foliage for borders or rock gardens. 9-12" tall. read more

Bouncing Bet

Soapwort
Bouncing Bet
Soapwortordering closed, reopening in early December
5920BB Saponaria officinalis Not a dye plant; saponin-rich roots and leaves used to gently wash wool. Sweetly clove-scented pink perennial attracts pollinators. 3' plant. read more

Broom Corn

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

Butterfly Weed

Butterfly Weed
Butterfly Weedordering closed, reopening in early December
4906BW Asclepias tuberosa Bright orange waxy flowers attractive to butterflies and bees. read more

Canary Creeper

Canary Creeper
Canary Creeperordering closed, reopening in early December
4932CC Tropaeolum peregrinum Profuse 8' vines with deeply lobed foliage and clusters of lacy golden-yellow flowers. read more

Chinese Forget-Me-Not

Firmament Chinese Forget-Me-Not
Chinese Forget-Me-Not
Firmament Chinese Forget-Me-Notordering closed, reopening in early December
4965CY Cynoglossom amabile Bright dainty 5-petaled azure-blue blossoms. 16-18" tall. read more

Chinese Lantern

Chinese Lantern
Chinese Lanternordering closed, reopening in early December
4968CL Physalis alkekengi Grown for deep orange “lanterns,” the calyxes, for dried arrangements. read more

Columbines

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

Cosmos

Sensation Mix Cosmos
Sensation Mix Cosmosordering closed, reopening in early December
5035SM Cosmos bipinnatus (85-90 days) Pinks, roses, magentas and occasional whites. 4-5'. read more
Sensation Mix Cosmos
Sensation Mix Cosmos OGordering closed, reopening in early December
5036NO Cosmos bipinnatus (85-90 days) Pinks, roses, magentas and occasional whites. 4-5'. Organic. read more

Creeping Thyme

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

Daisies

Alaska Strain
Alaska Strainordering closed, reopening in early December
5047SD Leucanthemum x superbum Clean snow-white flowers with bright yellow centers. 3' tall. read more

Didiscus

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

Dyer’s Coreopsis Mix

Dyer’s Coreopsis Mix
Dyer’s Coreopsis Mixordering closed, reopening in early December
5904CS Coreopsis tinctoria Beautiful native ornamental. Provides a full palette of color from yellows and greens to rusts and browns-and even black. read more

Forget-Me-Not

Forget-Me-Not
Forget-Me-Notordering closed, reopening in early December
5091FN Myosotis sylvatica Clusters of tiny sky-blue flowers. Self-seeds. 6" tall. read more

Four O’Clock

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

Goatsbeard

Goatsbeard
Goatsbeardordering closed, reopening in early December
5112GB Aruncus dioicus Cream-colored plumes on bushy plants. 4-6' tall. read more

Heliotrope

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

Hollyhocks

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

Job’s Tears

Job’s Tears
Job’s Tears OGordering closed, reopening in early December
5147JO Coix lacryma-jobi (100 days) Ornamental grass with sprays of globular pearly purple-grey seeds. read more

Joe Pye Weed

Joe Pye Weedordering closed, reopening in early December
5150QM Eupatorium purpureum Dusty pinkish-purple flowers. Stately and beautiful. 5-9' tall. read more

Kiss-Me-over-the-Garden-Gate

Kiss-Me-over-the-Garden-Gate
Kiss-Me-over-the-Garden-Gateordering closed, reopening in early December
5154KM Polygonum orientale Large tassels of pink blossoms and heart-shaped leaves 6-7' tall. read more

Lobelia

Crystal Palace Blue Lobeliaordering closed, reopening in early December
5180CP Lobelia erinus Stunning deep blue flowers with bronze-green foliage. Great for edgings, walks and borders. 4" tall. read more

Madder

Madder
Madderordering closed, reopening in early December
5913MD Rubia tinctorum Open-pollinated. Ancient and excellent source of red dye. Harvest roots after three years and grind to yield a wash- and light-fast red dye par excellence. 4' plants. read more

Maltese Cross

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

Marigold - Signet

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

Mignonette

Mignonetteordering closed, reopening in early December
5255MN Reseda odorata Insignificant yellow-green blossoms grown for their enticing raspberry scent. Once common in Paris. Compact plants. read more

Morning Glories

Clarke’s Heavenly Blue
Clarke’s Heavenly Blueordering closed, reopening in early December
5279HB Ipomoea tricolor (115 days) Classic morning glory. Intense azure blooms lighten toward center; a sun-loving 12' vine. read more
Kniola’s Purple
Morning Glory
Kniola’s Purple OGordering closed, reopening in early December
5277KO Ipomoea purpurea (50 days) Deep purple flowers with magenta stars radiating from pale pink-white throats. 8-9' climbing vines. read more
Scarlett O’Hara
Scarlett O’Haraordering closed, reopening in early December
5273SH Ipomoea nil Very large wine-red flowers on 10' vines. Won 1939 AAS shortly after the publication of Gone with the Wind. read more

Nasturtiums

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

Nicotiana

Only the Lonely Nicotiana
Only the Lonely Nicotianaordering closed, reopening in early December
5300LN Nicotiana sylvestris Clusters of drooping tubular white blossoms that perfume the garden day and night. Full powerful scent. 5' tall. read more

Painted Tongue

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

Pearly Everlasting

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

Poppies

Danish Flag
Poppy
Danish Flagordering closed, reopening in early December
5359DF White spots on petals form a cross reminiscent of the Danish flag. Attractive large seedheads ideal for drying. 27" stems. read more
Elka
Poppy
Elka OGordering closed, reopening in early December
5350EO Double-purpose poppy produces white lavender single blossoms and large seed heads. White seeds have sweet, nutlike taste. 4'. read more
Flemish Antique
Flemish Antique OGordering closed, reopening in early December
5368FO Whorled petals of creamy ivory touched with salmon-red. Single, semi-double and double blooms with blue-green foliage. 3'. read more
Shirley Double Choice Mix
Poppy
Shirley Double Choice Mixordering closed, reopening in early December
5379SH Elegant semi-double blooms all summer in shades of pink, rose, salmon, scarlet and white. 2½' tall. read more
Ziar Breadseed
Poppy
Ziar Breadseed OGordering closed, reopening in early December
5351ZO Ornamental single pink to red petals with centers ranging from pale red to dark. Large seedheads produce blue seeds. read more

Sunflowers

Hopi Dye Sunflower
Hopi Dye Sunflower OGordering closed, reopening in early December
5906HO Helianthus annuus (90-100 days) Rare indigenous heirloom used as a natural dye source for coloring baskets purplish charcoal. Also edible. 8' stalks. read more
Mammoth Grey Stripe
Mammoth Grey Stripeordering closed, reopening in early December
5518GS Helianthus annuus (120 days) A traditional variety of giant single-stem sunflower with large seed heads. One to grow if you want to eat the seeds or plant a maze. 6”12'. read more

Sweet Annie

Sweet Annie
Sweet Annie OGordering closed, reopening in early December
5603AO Artemisia annua (120 days) The scent of Common Ground Fair. Light green leaves valued for wreaths. Used as an antimalarial and antimicrobial. Grows up to 5'. read more

Sweet Peas

America
Sweet Pea
Americaordering closed, reopening in early December
5614AM Lathyrus odoratus An antique striated variety. Blossoms contains subtle variations of bright reds with creamy white streakings. Heavily perfumed. Vines grow to 3'. read more
Black Knight
Sweet Pea
Black Knightordering closed, reopening in early December
5620BK Lathyrus odoratus Bred in 1898. Highly scented deep maroon flowers tolerant of heat. 5-6' vines. read more
Cupani
Sweet Pea
Cupaniordering closed, reopening in early December
5623CU Lathyrus odoratus Oldest and among the most fragrant of all sweet peas. Deep maroon-purple upper petals with deep violet-blue lower petals. 5' vines. read more
Mrs. Collier
Sweet Pea
Mrs. Collierordering closed, reopening in early December
5632MC Lathyrus odoratus A white sweet pea with real fragrance! Heavenly blooms last longer and are more fragrant than the whites in the Mammoth Mix. 5-6' vines. read more
Perennial Sweet Pea
Sweet Pea
Perennial Sweet Peaordering closed, reopening in early December
5611PP Lathyrus latifolius The traditional English cottage sweet pea. Shades of rose, white and pink in big clusters. Good cutflowers. Climbs 6'. read more

Tithonia

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

Verbenas

Purple Top Verbena
Verbena
Purple Top Verbenaordering closed, reopening in early December
5661PV Verbena bonariensis (90 days) Proud strong 3”4' stems topped with vibrant purple flowers that bloom from July to October. Ideal cutflower. Extremely drought-resistant. read more

Weld

Weld
Weldordering closed, reopening in early December
5928WD Reseda luteola Used since antiquity, weld is said to be the best natural source of wash-fast and light-fast deep yellow dye. Attractive to bees. read more

Grains

Amaranths

Opopeo
Amaranth
Opopeo OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4300OO Amaranthus hybridus (65 days to flower, 125 days to seed) Open-pollinated. The grain of the gods from Opopeo, Mexico. Doubles as a wonderful green... read more
Red Calaloo
Amaranth
Red Calalooordering closed, reopening in early December
4301RC Amaranthus tricolor (120 days) Open-pollinated. Calaloo is a Caribbean stew that has many local variations, and is the name of the greens usually... read more

Barley

Burbank Hulless Barley ECOordering closed, reopening in early December
4303BH Hordeum vulgare Open-pollinated. An historic 6-rowed barley which until recently had been unavailable since Luther Burbank sold it in 1926.... read more

Lupinus

Tarwi
Tarwiordering closed, reopening in early December
4314TW Lupinus mutabilis (130 days) Open-pollinated. “Lost” crop of the Incas. Wild-looking 3' lupine native to the high Andes. Attractive, many-colored flowers. Protein rich seeds. read more

Rice

Akamuro
Rice
Akamuroordering closed, reopening in early December
4310AM Oryza sativa (105 days from transplant) Open-pollinated. A fast-maturing lowland rice, aka means ‘red’ in Japanese, and muro means ‘root cellar’... read more
Duborskian
Duborskian OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4312RO Oryza sativa (115 days from transplant) Open-pollinated. Grow rice in Maine! Roberta Bailey got this upland short-grain hardy Russian variety from... read more
Hayayuki
Rice
Hayayuki OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4311HY Oryza sativa (105 days from transplant) Open-pollinated. A lowland rice, hayayuki is Japanese for the first snow of the season, which perhaps... read more
Rice
Titanio Roseordering closed, reopening in early December
4313TT Oryza sativa (120 days from transplant) Open-pollinated. An upland short-grain brown rice from Italy. Used for risotto with creamy texture and... read more

Greens

Arugula

Sylvetta
Arugula
Sylvettaordering closed, reopening in early December
3027SY  (21 days) Open-pollinated. Deeply lobed dark green narrow leaves. Excellent for cold season salads, but also shows good summer endurance. read more

Broad-Leaved Sorrel

Broad-Leaved Sorrel
Broad-Leaved Sorrelordering closed, reopening in early December
3192BL  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Perennial hardy to Z3. Thick sword-shaped lemony-flavored leaves picked when young and tender. read more

Chard

Fordhook Giant
Chard
Fordhook Giantordering closed, reopening in early December
3031FG  (50 days) Open-pollinated. Standard broad white stems and dark green savoyed leaves with white veins. read more
Golden
Chard
Golden OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3038GO  (56 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Large light green semi-savoyed leaves contrast with bright yellow stems and veins. read more
Perpetual Spinach
Chard
Perpetual Spinachordering closed, reopening in early December
3034PS  (55 days) Open-pollinated. Tender smooth leaves, thin stems, spinach-like flavor. Lasts through summer into fall. Withstands some frosts. read more
Red Rhubarb
Red Rhubarbordering closed, reopening in early December
3040RR  (59 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Crimson stalks and leaves. Hardy. read more
Red Rhubarb
Chard
Red Rhubarb OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3041RO  (59 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Crimson stalks and leaves. Hardy. read more

Chervil

Chervil
Chervilordering closed, reopening in early December
3044CH  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Flavorful lacy leaves. Slow-bolting. read more
Chervil
Chervil OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3045CO  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Flavorful lacy leaves. Slow-bolting. read more

Chicory

Italiko Rosso
Italiko Rossoordering closed, reopening in early December
3047RI  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Savory Italian chicory with deeply toothed red-veined leaves. Best in cool weather, can become bitter in heat. read more
Puntarelle
Chicory
Puntarelleordering closed, reopening in early December
3049PT (80 days) Open-pollinated. I love the enthusiasm of gardeners who, upon hearing I work for Fedco, regale me with tales of their favorite... read more

Claytonia

Claytonia
Claytoniaordering closed, reopening in early December
3050CL  (40 days) Open-pollinated. Small, heart-shaped leaves with a mild but succulent flavor. Use in mesclun and cut-and-come-again culture. read more

Cresses

Curly Cress
Cress
Curly Cressordering closed, reopening in early December
3053CC  (20 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Bright green tightly ruffled leaves can be cut at a couple of inches tall. Peppery flavor is good in salads. read more
Watercress
Cress
Watercressordering closed, reopening in early December
3058WC  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Perennial hardy to Z4. Tasty green likes full sun and soggy conditions. Use in salads and soups. read more

Endive

Broad-Leaved Batavianordering closed, reopening in early December
3092BL  (85 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Smooth broad non-bitter dark green outer leaves with creamy yellow closely bunched centers. Excellent as fall crop. read more
Très Fine Maraîchère Olesh
Endive
Très Fine Maraîchère Olesh OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3063FO  (42 days) Open-pollinated. French Heirloom. Large frizzy sweet endive with very fine ribs. For late spring and early summer harvests. read more

Good King Henry

Good King Henry
Good King Henryordering closed, reopening in early December
3096KH Open-pollinated. Heirloom Perennial grows in Z3-9. Ancient European potherb. Culture, harvest, and prepare much like asparagus; use leaves like spinach. read more

Mâche

Large-Leaf Round
Mâche
Large-Leaf Roundordering closed, reopening in early December
3114LL  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Vigorous large-leaf type of staple salad green. Best for sowing in spring for early summer harvest. read more
Mâche
Verte de Cambraiordering closed, reopening in early December
3102VC  (45 days) Open-pollinated. Very cold hardy small-seeded small-leaved strain of this winter staple salad green. Can be overwintered. read more

Orach

Purple Orach
Purple Orach OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3148RO  (38 days) Open-pollinated. Beautiful red-purple spinach-shaped leaves with mild flavor. Best in salads. read more

Parsley

Gigante d’Italia
Gigante d’Italiaordering closed, reopening in early December
3158GI  (70 days) Open-pollinated. Italian Heirloom. Flat-leaved parsley with good early seedling vigor and rich sweet flavor. Grows to 1' tall. read more

Radicchio

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

Sea Kale

Sea Kale
Sea Kaleordering closed, reopening in early December
3099SK Crambe maritima Open-pollinated. Heirloom Perennial hardy Z5. Native to seashores of northern Europe. Blanched tender shoots for spring and winter. read more

Herbs

Basil

Mrs. Burns Lemon Basil
Mrs. Burns Lemon Basilordering closed, reopening in early December
4450BB (64 days) Open-pollinated. Chosen for its intense lemony fragrance. Medium-sized bright green leaves. Heirloom variety grown for 60 years in... read more
Sacred Basil
Basil
Sacred Basil OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4467BO Ocimum tenuiflorum (100 days) Open-pollinated. Also known as tulsi, native to India and used in Indian as well as Thai cuisine. Spicier than other... read more
Thai Basil
Thai Basilordering closed, reopening in early December
4470TB (60 days) Open-pollinated. Lends its distinctly strong licorice-anise basil flavor to Thai food. An attractive 12–18" fine-leaved plant with... read more

Blue Vervain

Blue Vervain OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4692BO Verbena hastata Open-pollinated. This 5–6' perennial grows naturally in moist thickets and meadows and will do well in similar garden conditions,... read more

Borage

Borage
Borage OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4491BO Borago officinalis (55 days) Open-pollinated. Gloria Seigars suggests it as a great border for the vegetable garden where the dense plants smother... read more

Caraway

Carawayordering closed, reopening in early December
4507CW Carum carvi Open-pollinated. Feathery-leaved 2' biennial grown primarily for its seeds to season soups, stews, breads and pastries. Its leaves are... read more

Catnip

Catnip
Catnipordering closed, reopening in early December
4509NP Nepeta cataria Open-pollinated. “If you set it, the cats will get it; if you sow it, they won’t know it.” Hardy perennial, will self-sow once... read more

Chives

Chives
Chives OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4513CO Allium schoenoprasum (80 days) Open-pollinated. Hardy perennial. 1–2' hollow grasslike leaves enhance any dish with their subtle onion flavor,... read more
Garlic Chives
Garlic Chivesordering closed, reopening in early December
4577GC Allium tuberosum Open-pollinated. Also called Chinese chives or Chinese leeks. Known as jiu cai in China. Grows like chives, 1' tall, but has flat... read more

Codonopsis

Codonopsis
Codonopsisordering closed, reopening in early December
4520CD Codonopsis pilosula Open-pollinated. Also called Poor Man’s Ginseng and dang shen in China. Perennial to Zone 4. Used in Chinese medicine like... read more

Cumin

Cuminordering closed, reopening in early December
4522CU Cuminum cyminum (100-115 days) Open-pollinated. After black pepper, the most widely used spice in the world. Seeds of this culinary cumin are... read more

Dill

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

Echinacea

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

Elecampane

Elecampane
Elecampaneordering closed, reopening in early December
4549EC Inula helenium Open-pollinated. Also known as Horseheal, Wild Sunflower and Elf Dock. Large dramatic plant is an excellent lung tonic. Important... read more
Elecampane
Elecampane OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4550EO Inula helenium Open-pollinated. Also known as Horseheal, Wild Sunflower and Elf Dock. Large dramatic plant is an excellent lung tonic. Important... read more

Feverfew

Feverfew
Feverfew OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4572FO Tanacetum parthenium Open-pollinated. Strongly scented bushy 18" plant with beautiful daisy-like white blooms good in bouquets. A tea from the... read more

Horehound

Horehound
Horehoundordering closed, reopening in early December
4580HH Marrubium vulgare Open-pollinated. Perennial forms a 2' bushy stand of grey-green wooly leaves, making a good border. Horehound candies were once... read more

Hyssop

Hyssop
Hyssopordering closed, reopening in early December
4582HY Hyssopus officinalis Open-pollinated. Beautiful aromatic perennial border plant that produces spikes of indigo flowers, traditionally used in... read more

Lady’s Mantle

Lady’s Mantle
Lady’s Mantleordering closed, reopening in early December
4584LM Alchemilla mollis Open-pollinated. I first admired this attractive plant in the lovely gardens at Avena Botanicals. Softly hairy wavy-edged leaves... read more

Lavender

Lavender
Lavender OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4585LO Open-pollinated. Also known as English Lavender. Texts claim hardy to Zone 5, but our patch in Zone 3 survived ten straight winters until the... read more

Lemon Balm

Lemon Balm
Lemon Balmordering closed, reopening in early December
4588LB Melissa officinalis Open-pollinated. The Greek word Melissa means ‘honeybee’; the plant in flower attracts them. Perennial growing to 2'. Gather... read more

Lemon Mint

Lemon Mint
Lemon Mintordering closed, reopening in early December
4589MT Monarda citriodora Open-pollinated. An annual member of the bee balm genus in the mint family. Native to Appalachia and related to Oswego Tea. The... read more

Licorice

Licoriceordering closed, reopening in early December
4590LC Glycyrrhiza glabra Open-pollinated. Sweet and soothing root contains glycosides similar to the body’s own natural steroids. Beneficial for... read more

Lovage

Lovage
Lovageordering closed, reopening in early December
4592LV Levisticum officinale Open-pollinated. An underrated herb with many uses. Leaves have a strong celery taste and can flavor soups, stews and... read more

Marshmallow

Marshmallowordering closed, reopening in early December
4619MM 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

Milk Thistle
Milk Thistle OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4630TO Silybum marianum Open-pollinated. Named for the bold white splashes on its glossy leaves, said to be from Mary’s milk. Fast-growing 3–5' annual... read more

Motherwort

Motherwort
Motherwort OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4640MO Leonurus cardiaca Open-pollinated. Hardy perennial of the mint family grows 2–4' with dull green leaves having a pungent odor and rather bitter... read more

Oregano

Greek Oregano
Oregano
Greek Oreganoordering closed, reopening in early December
4648GR Origanum heracleoticum The true culinary herb for Greek and Italian cooking, and a close relative of Marjoram. ~9,000 seeds/g. read more
Za’atar Oregano
Oregano
Za’atar Oregano OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4649ZO Origanum syriacum An oregano that carries a bit of zing, and is a necessary ingredient in the condiment za’atar. Mix with sumac, toasted sesame... read more

Pennyroyal

Pennyroyalordering closed, reopening in early December
4651PR Mentha pulegium Open-pollinated. Native to Europe, across the Mediterranean into Persia. Hardy aromatic ground cover notorious for its... read more

Rhodiola

Rhodiolaordering closed, reopening in early December
4654RR Rhodiola rosea Open-pollinated. Perennial, Zones 1-5. Also called Arctic Root or Rose Root. Succulent with small chartreuse-yellow flowers at the... read more

Rosemary

Rosemary
Rosemary OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4657RO Rosmarinus officinalis Open-pollinated. From the Latin ros marinus meaning ‘dew of the sea,’ a reference to its native habitat, the Mediterranean... read more

Rue

Rue
Rueordering closed, reopening in early December
4659RU Ruta graveolens Open-pollinated. Also known as Herb-of-Grace. Very attractive perennial with blue-green foliage and delicate yellow flowers. Used... read more

Sage

Broadleaf Sage
Sage
Broadleaf Sageordering closed, reopening in early December
4664BS Salvia officinalis Open-pollinated. Grows up to 3', with fuzzy grey-green oblong leaves and blue flowers. Used fresh or dried. Tasty in stuffing... read more

Salad Burnet

Salad Burnet
Salad Burnetordering closed, reopening in early December
4669SB Sanguisorba minor Open-pollinated. Toothed oval leaves add a mild cucumber flavor to salads, soups, vinegars and cold drinks. Also used to soothe... read more

Savory

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

Schisandra

Schisandra
Schisandraordering closed, reopening in early December
4677SH Schisandra chinensis Open-pollinated. Also called Magnolia Vine. Highly ornamental deciduous woody vine, to 25', with tiny pinkish-white flowers... read more

Skullcap

Skullcap
Baikal Skullcapordering closed, reopening in early December
4681BS Scuttelaria baicalensis Open-pollinated. Beautiful little perennial with myriad small violet monkshood-shaped blooms on a 1–2' subshrub. Looks... read more
Mad-dog Skullcap
Mad-dog Skullcap OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4682KO Scuttelaria lateriflora Open-pollinated. Often called Virginia Skullcap, native spreading 1–2' perennial needs moist rich soil and likes partial... read more

Spilanthes

Spilanthes
Spilanthes OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4683SO Spilanthes oleracea Open-pollinated. Known to herbalists as the Toothache Plant. Spilanthes’ tingling and mouth-numbing properties appear rapidly... read more

Stinging Nettle

Stinging Nettle
Stinging Nettle OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4644SO Urtica dioica Open-pollinated. Biodynamic gardeners use nettles to increase the potency of neighboring herbs, and to stimulate humus formation. An... read more

Sweet Woodruff

Sweet Woodruff
Sweet Woodruffordering closed, reopening in early December
4698SW Galium odoratum Open-pollinated. A lovely ground cover for shaded areas, its whorls of pointed leaves covered with clusters of tiny snowy-white... read more

Thyme

German Thyme
Thyme
German Thymeordering closed, reopening in early December
4687GT Thymus vulgaris Open-pollinated. Creeping 10–12" mat-forming perennial brings depth of flavor to soups, gravies, casseroles. Said to calm the... read more

Valerian

Valerian
Valerianordering closed, reopening in early December
4689VL Valeriana officinalis Open-pollinated. Known as Nature’s Tranquilizer or Herbal Valium, valerian root is used to reduce tension and anxiety,... read more
Valerian
Valerian OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4690VO Valeriana officinalis Open-pollinated. Known as Nature’s Tranquilizer or Herbal Valium, valerian root is used to reduce tension and anxiety,... read more

White Sage

Silver Sagebrushordering closed, reopening in early December
4668SS Artemisia ludoviciana Open-pollinated. The other white sage, easier to grow than White Sage. Most often used ceremonially as a smudge for... read more
White Sage
White Sageordering closed, reopening in early December
4666WS Salvia apiana Open-pollinated. An important ceremonial herb for Native Americans who use it for purification. Leaves can be smoked, taken as a... read more

Wild Bergamot

Wild Bergamot
Wild Bergamot OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4481WO Monarda fistulosa Open-pollinated. Our native wildflower species of the familiar bee balm is a great addition to the perennial border in light dry... read more

Yarrow

White Yarrow
Yarrow
White Yarrowordering closed, reopening in early December
4699WY Achillea millefolium Open-pollinated. Flat-topped white flowers bloom June–August with an odd alluring scent that attracts bees, butterflies and... read more

Lettuce

Yu Mai Tsai
Yu Mai Tsaiordering closed, reopening in early December
2716YM (45-60 days) Also known as Sword Leaf or Pointed Leaf lettuce. Interest is slowly increasing in this novelty distinguished by its long thin... read more

Bibb Lettuce

Speckled Amish
Bibb Lettuce
Speckled Amish OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2831SO  (55 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Very attractive bibb lettuce has apple-green leaves splashed with maroon-red flecks. Selected for resistance to Tip Burn. read more
Bibb Lettuce
Winter Density Bibb/Romaineordering closed, reopening in early December
2849WD  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Romaine Lettuce. French Heirloom. Begins looking like a bibb, then matures into a well-wrapped romaine. Thick tender dark green leaves. read more

Butterhead Lettuce

Bronze Mignonette
Bronze Mignonetteordering closed, reopening in early December
2805BM  (46 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Very small ruffled bronze-tinged butterhead lettuce. read more
Butterhead Lettuce
Kagraner Sommerordering closed, reopening in early December
2839KS  (58 days) Open-pollinated. Elegant pale green heads of excellent quality. Excellent heat tolerance. read more
Kinemontpas
Kinemontpasordering closed, reopening in early December
2846KP  (60 days) Open-pollinated. French Heirloom. Very large pale green butterhead with dense buttery texture and very good mild flavor. Very slow to bolt. read more
Pirat
Pirat OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2828PO  (55 days) Open-pollinated. German. Elegant loose softball-sized green butterhead lettuce with light brown pebbling on leaves. Excellent flavor and bolt resistance. read more
Tom Thumb
Butterhead Lettuce
Tom Thumbordering closed, reopening in early December
2803TT  (46 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Miniature early tight 5" diameter butterhead lettuce. Outer leaves light-medium green, centers creamy white. read more
Winter Marvel OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2816MO  (52 days) Open-pollinated. Large fancy fast-growing light-green butterhead lettuce. Bolts quickly in heat. Recommended for fall or overwintering where climate permits. read more

Celtuce

Balady Aswan
Balady Aswan OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2715LO  (45 days) Open-pollinated. Ancient form of Egyptian celtuce, allowed to bolt and enjoyed for its 12-14" stems with creamy flavor. Emerald-green leaves can be harvested through bolting. read more

Crisphead Lettuce

Webb’s Wonderful
Crisphead Lettuce
Webb’s Wonderfulordering closed, reopening in early December
2931WW (72 days) Introduced 1890 by Clarence Webb in England, came to us via Schultz. Webb’s remarkable large-veined slightly savoyed dark-green leaves... read more

Leaf Lettuce

Black Seeded Simpson
Leaf Lettuce
Black Seeded Simpson OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2712BO  (42 days) Open-pollinated. Popular Heirloom. Early looseleaf lettuce, 16" in diameter. Large crumpled juicy light-green leaves. Will not stand heat. read more
Bronze Arrowhead
Bronze Arrowhead OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2719BO  (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
Cracoviensis
Leaf Lettuce
Cracoviensis OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2731CO  (47 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Beautiful large twisting red and green rosettes with heavy purple accents. Tender, buttery. read more
De Morges Braun
De Morges Braun OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2787BO  (64 days) Open-pollinated. Freen center contrasting with pink and bronze outer leaves in Romaine-like form. Slow growing. Resists bolting; never bitter. read more
Green Deer Tongue
Green Deer Tongue OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2740DO  (48 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Thick green pointed leaves radiate from a compact center. Rich nutty flavor. Slow to bolt. read more
Les Oreilles du Diable (Devil’s Ears)
Les Oreilles du Diable (Devil’s Ears) OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2767DO  (50 days) Open-pollinated. Rare. Starlike rosettes of glossy deer tongue-type leaves are tinged burgundy-red. Nutty texture and bitter-free. Very bolt resistant. read more
Prizehead
Leaf Lettuce
Prizeheadordering closed, reopening in early December
2754PZ  (48 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Large popular market lettuce with crinkly outer leaves tinged red. Bolts in heat. Excellent flavor. read more
Waldmann’s
Waldmann’sordering closed, reopening in early December
2769WL  (50 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Attractive Grand Rapids-type produces large heads with bright green, crinkly leaves. Prefers cool weather. read more

Romaine Lettuce

Forellenschluss
Forellenschluss OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2858FO  (56 days) Open-pollinated. German Heirloom. Very attractive romaine has deep green leaves flecked with wine-red splotches. Excellent flavor and decent heat tolerance. Bestseller. read more
Rouge d’Hiver
Romaine Lettuce
Rouge d’Hiverordering closed, reopening in early December
2865RH  (65 days) Open-pollinated. French Heirloom. Semi-romaine head with deep red outer leaves. Green inner leaves with bronze tips. Bitter in heat. Excellent cold tolerance. Recommended for fall and overwintering. read more

Melons

Muskmelons

Golden Gopher
Muskmelon
Golden Gopher OGordering closed, reopening in early December
981GO  (85 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Very deep orange flesh. Round-to-oval heavily ribbed 2-4 lb fruit with sparse net. Harvest at full slip. read more
Jenny Lind
Muskmelon
Jenny Lind OGordering closed, reopening in early December
972JO  (76 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Lime-green flesh. Turban-shaped heavily netted 1 lb fruit. Excellent flavor. Not for shipping. Harvest at full slip. read more
Pride of Wisconsin
Pride of Wisconsin OGordering closed, reopening in early December
984PO  (88 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Salmon-colored flesh with small seed cavity. Large oval coarsely netted 5-7 lb fruit. read more
Muskmelon
Rocky Ford Green Fleshordering closed, reopening in early December
987RF  (90 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Green flesh. Round 2 lb fruit with heavy net. Vigorous plant. Harvest at full slip. read more

Watermelons

Cream of Saskatchewan
Watermelon
Cream of Saskatchewanordering closed, reopening in early December
1032CS  (80 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom icebox. Cream-colored flesh. Round 6-10 lb fruit with dark stripes on a light green base. read more
Moon and Stars
Watermelon
Moon and Stars OGordering closed, reopening in early December
1072MO  (100 days) Open-pollinated. Pink flesh. Large heirloom, round-to-oblong 10-20 lb fruit has dark green skin with yellow spots. read more

Onions and Leeks

Leeks

Bleu de Solaize
Leek
Bleu de Solaizeordering closed, reopening in early December
2425BS  (110 days) Open-pollinated. French Heirloom. Thick medium-tall shanks with sweet mild flavor. Blue-tinged dark green leaves. Very cold tolerant. read more

Onions

Ailsa Craig
Onion
Ailsa Craigordering closed, reopening in early December
2484AC  (110 days) Open-pollinated. Adapted to 38 degree latitude and north. UK Heirloom. Enormous 1-3 lb slightly oval straw-yellow onion. Sweet, mild. Short storage. read more
Borrettana Cipollini
Onion
Borrettana Cipolliniordering closed, reopening in early December
2477BC  (105 days) Open-pollinated. Adapted to 38 degree latitude and north. Italian Heirloom. Flattened 1" thick 3-4" diameter mild yellow-skinned onion. Braids well. read more
Crystal White Wax
Onion
Crystal White Waxordering closed, reopening in early December
2444CW  (70 days) Open-pollinated. Early1.5" round pearly white baby onions. Can be used in pickling. read more
Walla Walla Sweet Spanish
Onion
Walla Walla Sweet Spanishordering closed, reopening in early December
2498WW  (125 days) Open-pollinated. 35 to 55 degree latitudes. Pacific NW and Corsican Heirloom. Large mild juicy sweet onion. Not for storage. read more

Ramps

Rampsordering closed, reopening in early December
2433RM Allium tricoccum (6-18 months) Open-pollinated. Sometimes called Wild Leeks. This bulb-forming perennial is a spring ephemeral in my area but it... read more

Red Onions

Red Onion
Red Wethersfieldordering closed, reopening in early December
2481RW (110 days) Open-pollinated. Grow a piece of history, the onion that made the town of Wethersfield, CT, famous and has been a home-garden favorite... read more
Rossa Lunga di Tropea
Rossa Lunga di Tropeaordering closed, reopening in early December
2485RT  (110 days) Open-pollinated. For latitudes 35 degree to 38 degree. Italian Heirloom. Torpedo-shaped glossy red thin-skinned onion. Sweet, mild. Fair to good storage. read more

Scallions

Evergreen Hardy White
Scallion
Evergreen Hardy Whiteordering closed, reopening in early December
2439EV  (65 days) Open-pollinated. Japanese Heirloom. Hardy perennial bunching onion. For a steady market crop, seed every two weeks. read more

Other Roots

Burdock

Takinogawa
Burdock
Takinogawaordering closed, reopening in early December
2300TG  (120 days) Open-pollinated. Standard Japanese variety. Thin 1-2' long mild earthy root for stir-fries, soups and herbal medicine. Can be dug in spring with parsnips. read more

Salsify

Gammel Gotlandsk
Salsify
Gammel Gotlandsk ECOordering closed, reopening in early December
2318GG (120 days) Tragopogon porrifolius Open-pollinated biennial also known as oyster plant, its flavor bearing only the most fanciful resemblance to... read more

Scorzonera

Noir de Russie
Scorzonera
Noir de Russieordering closed, reopening in early December
2322NR  (120 days) Open-pollinated. European Heirloom. Long narrow dark-skinned white-fleshed root. Distinctive. read more

Turnips

Gilfeather Turnip
Gilfeather Turnip OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2393GO (85 days) Brassica napus x Brassica rapa Open-pollinated. This white-fleshed heirloom has put Wardsboro, VT, (population 900) on the culinary map.... read more
Gold Ball Turnip
Gold Ball Turnipordering closed, reopening in early December
2376GB  (45 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Round to globe-shaped turnip with smooth yellow skin and yellow flesh. Broad leaves. read more
Purple Top White Globe
Turnip
Purple Top White Globeordering closed, reopening in early December
2378WG  (50 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Purple tops, white bottoms, white flesh. read more
Purple Top White Globe
Turnip
Purple Top White Globe OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2379WO  (50 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Purple tops, white bottoms, white flesh. read more
White Egg Turnip
Turnip
White Egg Turnipordering closed, reopening in early December
2372WE  (45 days) Open-pollinated. B. rapa. Heirloom. Smooth-skinned egg-shaped early white turnip with mild sweet white flesh. Keeps well. read more

Peas

Shell Peas

Alderman or Tall Telephone
Shell Pea
Alderman or Tall Telephoneordering closed, reopening in early December
792AL  (75 days) Open-pollinated. 4-6' vines. 4.5-6" pods hold 8-9 peas. Good for freezing and shipping. read more
Lincoln
Shell Pea
Lincolnordering closed, reopening in early December
781LC  (70 days) Open-pollinated. 3' vines. 3-3.5" slender curved pods. 6-8 peas per pod. Easy to shell. read more

Peppers

Hot Peppers

Hot Pepper
Anaheimordering closed, reopening in early December
3807AN  (78 days) Open-pollinated. Dark green to red 7" long tapered. Pungent, moderately hot; 900-2,500 Scovilles. Typical pepper for chiles rellenos. read more
Beaver Dam
Hot Pepper
Beaver Damordering closed, reopening in early December
3804BD  (80 days) Open-pollinated. Red-orange 3x6" horn-shaped fruit tapers to a blunt point. Sweet and mildly spicy; 500-1,000 Scovilles. read more
Bulgarian Carrot Chile
Hot Pepper
Bulgarian Carrot Chileordering closed, reopening in early December
3853BC  (68 days) Open-pollinated. Fluorescent orange 1.5x3.5" fruits look like tiny carrots. Fruity and hot. 5,000-30,000 Scovilles. read more
Czech Black
Hot Pepper
Czech Black OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3816BO  (65 days) Open-pollinated. Black 2.5" long conical peppers ripen to lustrous garnet. Mild, juicy, thick-walled, a little less spicy than a jalapeno; 2,000-5,000 Scovilles. read more
Fish
Hot Pepper
Fishordering closed, reopening in early December
3849FS  (80 days) Open-pollinated. Striking color display, white with green stripes to orange with brown stripes, to red. 2" curving pendant form. 5,000-30,000 Scovilles. Attractive foliage. read more
Hinkelhatz
Hinkelhatz OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3870HO  (88 days) Open-pollinated. Red wrinkly .75x1.5" tapered fruit. Thick juicy flesh and tough skins. Hot, 125,000 Scovilles. read more
Hungarian Hot Wax
Hot Pepper
Hungarian Hot Waxordering closed, reopening in early December
3837HH  (68 days) Open-pollinated. Smooth waxy yellow 5.5x1.5" tapered fruits ripen to orange then red. Semi-hot, 5,000-10,000 Scovilles. Early and prolific. read more
Long Red Narrow Cayenne
Hot Pepper
Long Red Narrow Cayenneordering closed, reopening in early December
3821CY  (75 days) Open-pollinated. Bright red, 5-6" long by 1/2" wide tapered and often curled. Hot, pungent; 3,500-5,000 Scovilles. Dries easily. Prolific. read more

Sweet Peppers

Feher Ozon
Sweet Pepper
Feher Ozon OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3776FO  (90 days) Open-pollinated. Light yellow to red 3x4.5" pointed fruits. Juicy, sweet, flavorful. Ripens to red and can be dried for paprika. Incredibly productive. read more
Jimmy Nardello’s
Sweet Pepper
Jimmy Nardello’s OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3762JO  (76 days) Open-pollinated. Shiny red thin-walled 8" long tapering frying pepper. Sweet mild flavor, good raw and especially fried. High yielding. read more
Klari Baby Cheese
Sweet Pepper
Klari Baby Cheese OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3738KO (65 days) Open-pollinated. Also known as Golden Delicious Apple Pepper. From Hungary, a Fedco introduction to the U.S. Wini Noyes says a good... read more
Sweet Pepper
Odessa Marketordering closed, reopening in early December
3772OM (87 days) Open-pollinated. This heirloom pepper from Odessa on the Black Sea in Ukraine helped Heron connect his plant passion to his heritage.... read more

Radishes

Summer Radishes

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

Winter Radishes

Winter Radish
Munchener Bierordering closed, reopening in early December
2266MB  (55 days) Open-pollinated. German Specialty. Mildly pungent large white tapered radish with edible 2-3" seed pods. read more
Rat-tail
Winter Radish
Rat-tailordering closed, reopening in early December
2264RT  (50 days) Open-pollinated. Asian Heirloom, Specialty. Grown for its immature purple-green pungent seed pods. Harvest young for best quality. read more
Round Black Spanish
Winter Radish
Round Black Spanishordering closed, reopening in early December
2270BS  (65 days) Open-pollinated. Spanish Heirloom. Turnip-shaped 4" long radish with black skin and pungent white flesh. Excellent long storage ability. read more

Seed Racks

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

Spinach

Bloomsdale
Spinach
Bloomsdaleordering closed, reopening in early December
2540LS  (42 days) Open-pollinated. Standard crinkled-leaf spinach. Very good cold soil emergence. Much better in fall than spring. read more
Bloomsdale
Spinach
Bloomsdale OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2541BO  (42 days) Open-pollinated. Standard crinkled-leaf spinach. Very good cold soil emergence. Much better in fall than spring. read more
Winter Bloomsdale
Spinach
Winter Bloomsdale OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2558WO (47 days) Open-pollinated. Dark green deeply savoyed leaves are slower growing with a more spreading habit than other varieties. Recommended for... read more

Caucasian Mountain

Caucasian Mountain
Caucasian Mountain Spinachordering closed, reopening in early December
2590CM Hablitzia tamnoides Open-pollinated. Perennial spinach-like green. Hardy vine from the Caucasus grows 6-9' long for 2-3 months beginning very early spring. Harvest shoots and leaves. read more

New Zealand

New Zealand Spinach
New Zealand Spinachordering closed, reopening in early December
2592NZ  (52 days) Open-pollinated. New Zealand native plant. Spinach-like green stands well in the heat of summer. read more

Summer Squash

Tromboncino
Summer Squash
Tromboncinoordering closed, reopening in early December
1460TR  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Italian specialty. Harvest at 8-12" for summer squash. Harvest at 90 days for winter squash use. Excellent flavor. read more

Patty Pan Squash

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

Yellow Summer Squash

Early Summer Yellow Crookneck
Yellow Summer Squash
Early Summer Yellow Crookneck OGordering closed, reopening in early December
1539CO  (58 days) Open-pollinated. Classic heirloom. Deep yellow warted fruit with bulbous blossom end and narrow curved neck. Excellent flavor. read more

Zucchini

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

Tomatoes

Aunt Ruby’s German Green
Tomato
Aunt Ruby’s German Green OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4080AO  (85 days) Open-pollinated. Ind. Green with yellow and amber-pink tinge,12-16 oz, oblate beefsteak. Best green eating tomato. read more
Black Krim
Tomato
Black Krim OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4061KO  (80 days) Open-pollinated. Ind. Iridescent purple with dark green shoulders, 12-18 oz, oblate with catfacing. Ripe when half-green and still firm. Dark interiors smoky, exquisite. read more
Cherokee Purple
Tomato
Cherokee Purple OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4059CO  (77 days) Open-pollinated. Ind. Dusky brownish-purple with green shoulders, 10-13 oz, round to slightly oblate. Brick-red flesh. One of the best-tasting heirlooms. read more
Garden Peach
Tomato
Garden Peach OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4045PO  (71 days) Open-pollinated. Ind. Yellow pink-blushed fuzzy 2 oz fruit. Soft-skinned, juicy, very sweet and fruity. Relatively early and prolific. read more
German Johnson
Tomato
German Johnson OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4069GO  (80 days) Open-pollinated. Ind. Pink, large, 1 lb, old heirloom. Mild and sweet. High-yielding. read more
Goldie
Goldie OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4054GO  (75 days) Open-pollinated. Ind. Deep orange beefsteak-type, 16-20 oz, often bi-lobed. Rich flavor, velvety texture. Harvest when it gets a rosy blush. read more
Tomato
Heirloom Tomato Mix OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4149MO Open-pollinated. For a surprise medley of colors, sizes, shapes and flavors. No cherries. read more
Jaune de Flammé
Tomato
Jaune de Flammé OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4051JO (75 days) Open-pollinated. Indeterminate. This beloved flame-colored French heirloom is a significant improvement on old Ida Gold. In 2013 it was... read more
Jubilee
Tomato
Jubilee OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4065JO  (80 days) Open-pollinated. Ind. Orange medium-sized 8 oz globe. The best-tasting orange tomato. Sprightly, sweet, mild, meaty. read more
Mark Twain
Tomato
Mark Twain OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4081MO  (85 days) Open-pollinated. Ind. Rare heirloom red ribbed oblate 8-24 oz beefsteak. Crack-free. Deep red flesh and full-bodied flavor. read more
Paul Robeson
Tomato
Paul Robeson OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4060BO  (78 days) Open-pollinated. Ind. Maroon-brick with dark green shoulders, 6-12 oz, oblate often bi-lobed. Sweet smoky flavor. Prone to splitting. read more
Pink Brandywine
Tomato
Pink Brandywine OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4075BO  (82 days) Open-pollinated. Ind. Pink 1 lb oblate beefsteak. Sublime flavor, put heirlooms on the map. Can be fussy to grow. Potato-leaf foliage. read more
Pruden’s Purple
Tomato
Pruden’s Purple OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4049RO  (72 days) Open-pollinated. Ind. Pink irregular 1 lb fruit. Rich tomato taste, neither cloying nor insipid. Productive and disease resistant. read more
Rose de Berne
Tomato
Rose de Berne OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4067RO  (80 days) Open-pollinated. Ind. Pink medium-sized 5 oz unblemished globes. The Brandywine of continental Europe. Excellent field-to-market variety that doesn't require high tunnels. read more
Ruby Gold
Ruby Gold OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4097RO  (90 days) Open-pollinated. Ind. Gorgeous yellow with red streaks, huge, flattened and prone to radial cracking. Marbled meaty flesh sweet with no acidity. Prolific. read more
Rutgers
Rutgers OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4055TO  (75 days) Open-pollinated. Ind. Red 4-6 oz mostly uniform unblemished deep oblate fruit. Great old-time flavor, delicious and juicy. read more
Soldacki
Tomato
Soldacki OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4071SO  (80 days) Open-pollinated. Ind. Pink 14 oz globes. Great sandwich tomato. Heavy yields on tall potato-leaf vines. read more
Tiffen Mennonite
Tomato
Tiffen Mennonite OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4087TO  (86 days) Open-pollinated. Ind. Pink 15 oz rough oblate beefsteak. Rich old-fashioned heirloom tomato taste. Perfect for sandwiches. read more
Weisnicht’s Ukrainian
Tomato
Weisnicht’s Ukrainian OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4083WO  (85 days) Open-pollinated. Compact Ind. Pink 8-12 oz rare tomato. Very tasty. Has performed well in cool wet summers. Potato-leaf foliage. read more

Cherry Tomatoes

Fargo Yellow Pear
Cherry Tomato
Fargo Yellow Pear OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4122FO  (82 days) Open-pollinated. Ind. Yellow 1 oz pear tomato. Meaty, tasty, crack-resistant. read more
Principe Borghese
Cherry Tomato
Principe Borgheseordering closed, reopening in early December
4117PB  (75 days) Open-pollinated. Vigorous Det. Red Italian heirloom cherry. Used for sun-dried tomatoes. Bears prolific clusters over a long season. No cracking. read more

Paste Tomatoes

Amish Paste
Paste Tomato
Amish Paste OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4140AO  (85 days) Open-pollinated. Ind. Red oxheart nippled 8 oz paste. Consistent good flavor; sets the standard for paste tomatoes. read more
Grandma Mary’s
Paste Tomato
Grandma Mary’s OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4131GO  (68 days) Open-pollinated. Ind. Red heirloom paste, big 6-10 oz fruits. Reliable. Early for size; produces even in cold summers. read more
Orange Banana
Paste Tomato
Orange Banana OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4137NO  (85 days) Open-pollinated. Ind. Attractive orange cylindrical 3-4" paste tomato avg 4-5 oz. Best flavor, sprightly sweetness; makes ambrosial sauce. read more

Winter Squash

Acorn Winter Squash

Paydon
Acorn Winter Squash
Paydonordering closed, reopening in early December
1610PD (105 days) Cucurbita pepo Open-pollinated. This extremely rare large tan acorn migrated from France to Louisiana to Ohio to Bosco, IL, where it... read more

Banana Winter Squash

Guatemalan Blue
Guatemalan Blueordering closed, reopening in early December
1617GB  (95 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Bluish-green banana-shaped 5-10 lb fruit with slight striping. Average size 5x15". Good storage. read more
Pink Banana
Banana Winter Squash
Pink Bananaordering closed, reopening in early December
1619PB  (105 days) Open-pollinated. Classic heirloom banana-type. 14+ lb fruit with pinkish-orange skin. Average 18" long. read more
Sibley
Banana Winter Squash
Sibleyordering closed, reopening in early December
1618SB  (100 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom banana-type. Slate-blue obpyriform 6-8+ lb fruit. Average 12" long. Excellent flavor and good storage. read more

Buttercup/Kabocha Winter Squash

Burgess
Buttercup/Kabocha Winter Squash
Burgessordering closed, reopening in early December
1628BB  (95 days) Open-pollinated. Classic. 3-4 lb dark green fruit with flattened top and square shoulders and button on the blossom end. read more
Red Kuri
Red Kuriordering closed, reopening in early December
1626RK  (92 days) Open-pollinated. Classic Japanese "chestnut" squash. Teardrop-shaped 3-4 lb fruit with red-orange skins. read more

Gourds

Corsican Canteen
Corsican Canteenordering closed, reopening in early December
1974CC  (125 days) Open-pollinated. Lagenaria. 3.5x7" fruit shaped like an old-fashioned canteen. Used to make lidded bowls. Start indoors. read more
Luffa
Gourd
Luffaordering closed, reopening in early December
1962LU  (110 days) Open-pollinated. Used to make sponges and scrubbies. Also edible when harvested young. Requires a long season; start indoors. read more

Hubbard Winter Squash

Blue Hubbard
Hubbard Winter Squash
Blue Hubbardordering closed, reopening in early December
1655BH  (100 days) Open-pollinated. Classic heirloom, full-sized. Blue-grey fruit averages 15-20 lb, but can reach 40 lb. read more

Pumpkins

Cheese
Pumpkin
Cheeseordering closed, reopening in early December
1740CH  (110 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom squash-pumpkin. Tan waxy wide-ribbed flattened 6-12 lb fruit. Edible, ornamental and excellent keeper. read more
Connecticut Field
Pumpkin
Connecticut Fieldordering closed, reopening in early December
1748CF  (115 days) Open-pollinated. Classic heirloom jack o' lantern. 15-25 lb orange fruit. Not uniform in size or shape. read more
Long Pie
Pumpkin
Long Pie OGordering closed, reopening in early December
1723LO  (102 days) Open-pollinated. Rare heirloom. 3-5 lb oblong fruit are harvested green with an orange spot on the ground side. Ripen to full orange off-vine. Excellent for pies. read more
New England Pie
Pumpkin
New England Pieordering closed, reopening in early December
1719NE  (102 days) Open-pollinated. Classic heirloom. 4 lb orange fruit with medium ribbing. The standard for pies. read more
New England Pie
New England Pie OGordering closed, reopening in early December
1720NO  (102 days) Open-pollinated. Classic heirloom. 4 lb orange fruit with medium ribbing. The standard for pies. read more
Rouge Vif d’Étampes
Pumpkin
Rouge Vif d’Étampesordering closed, reopening in early December
1727RV  (105 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom French squash-pumpkin. Burnt orange to red flattened 7-30 lb fruit with deep ridges. Edible and ornamental. read more
Winter Luxury
Winter Luxury OGordering closed, reopening in early December
1718WO  (100 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. 7-8 lb rich-orange globed fruit with distinct finely russeted netted skin. Excellent for pies. read more

Spaghetti Squash

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

Specialty Winter Squash

Candy Roaster
Specialty Winter Squash
Candy Roaster OGordering closed, reopening in early December
1676CO (112 days) Cucurbita maxima Open-pollinated. Not to be confused with North Georgia Candy Roaster, this large Appalachian heirloom, possibly... read more
Galeux d’Eysines
Specialty Winter Squash
Galeux d’Eysines OGordering closed, reopening in early December
1672GO  (98 days) Open-pollinated. Unique French heirloom. Round slightly flattened 15 lb fruit has salmon-peach skin covered in peanut-like warts. Lovely, or ugly? read more
Marina di Chioggia
Specialty Winter Squash
Marina di Chioggiaordering closed, reopening in early December
1673MC  (100 days) Open-pollinated. Unique Italian heirloom. Gorgeous aquamarine to dark green 15 lb fruit. Round, flattened with bumps and ridges read more
Seminole
Seminole OGordering closed, reopening in early December
1693SO  (110 days) Open-pollinated. Buff tear-drop shaped 7 lb fruit with very hard rind. Probably requires too long a season to thrive in the North. read more
Sweet Meat
Specialty Winter Squash
Sweet Meatordering closed, reopening in early December
1668SM  (95 days) Open-pollinated. Classic Northwest heirloom. Slightly flattened round 12-15 lb fruit with slate-grey skin. read more