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Asian Greens

Asian Green
Garland Serrated Chrysanthemum
3203 Glebionis coronaria (40 days) Open-pollinated. Japanese Shungiku prized for small grey-green leaves and 5" yellow flowers, both edible. Sow in spring. read more

Mustards

Mustard
Early Mizuna - Organic
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
Red Giant - Organic
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

Radishes - Leaf & Pod

Radishes - Leaf & Pod
Rat-tail - Organic
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

Shiso

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

Beans

Bush Wax Beans

Bush Wax Bean
Dragon Langerie - Organic
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

Fava Beans

Windsornot available yet, check back after late March
298 Vicia faba (75 days) Open-pollinated. Classic heirloom bean. White and black flowers. Brown seed. read more

Lima Beans

Lima Bean
Jackson Wonder
324 Phaseolus lunatus (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 Gardennot available yet, check back after late March
325 Phaseolus lunatus (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 Wonder
285 Phaseolus vulgaris (68 days) Open-pollinated. 7-9" pods. Very productive. Nutty flavor. Excellent for freezing. Brown seed. read more
Scarlet Runnersold out
318 Phaseolus coccineus (70 days) Open-pollinated. 10-12' tall. Mottled black and purple seeds. Ornamental brilliant scarlet blossoms. Snap or shell bean. read more
True Red Cranberry Pole Bean - Organicsold out
371 Phaseolus vulgaris (102 days) Open-pollinated. Plump round maroon seeds without streaking. Excellent flavor. read more

Shell & Dry Beans

Shell & Dry Bean
Black Turtle - Organic
385 Phaseolus vulgaris (102 days) Open-pollinated. Small black beans. An improved upright bush version of the heirloom. Excellent flavor. read more
Jacob’s Cattle - ECOsold out, substitute 344.
343 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
Jacob’s Cattle - Organic
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
Maine Sunset - ECO
337 Phaseolus vulgaris (85 days) Open-pollinated. Maine heirloom. Beautiful plump ivory beans with brownish-maroon splashes around the hilum. Wonderful baking bean: creamy texture and rich flavor. read more
Shell & Dry Bean
Marfax
338 Phaseolus vulgaris (86 days) Open-pollinated. Golden tan seed. High yielding. Adapted to cool climates. read more
Shell & Dry Bean
Marfax - Organic
339 Phaseolus vulgaris (86 days) Open-pollinated. Golden tan seed. High yielding. Adapted to cool climates. read more
Monos Negros - ECOsold out
358 Phaseolus vulgaris
(90 days) Open-pollinated. The name means ‘black monkeys’ in Spanish. Marina Davis brought this small heirloom black bean to... read more
Shell & Dry Bean
Soldier
349 Phaseolus vulgaris (89 days) Open-pollinated. Large white kidney bean with red-brown solider-like figures on the eye. Popular New England bean. read more
Shell & Dry Bean
Taylor Dwarf Horticultural
326 Phaseolus vulgaris (68 days shell) Open-pollinated. Buff bean with red stripes. Also known as Speckled Bays. read more
Shell & Dry Bean
Vermont Cranberry - Organic
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

Beets

Beet
Bull’s Blood
2186 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
Bull’s Blood - Organic
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
2136 Beta vulgaris (55 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Light red exterior; interior rings of pink and white. Green tops. Exceptional sweetness. read more
Beet
Cylindra
2156 Beta vulgaris (56 days) Open-pollinated. Danish heirloom. 6" long cylindrical dark red beet. Excellent for pickling and processing. read more
Beet
Detroit Dark Red Short Top
2182 Beta vulgaris (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
Beet
Early Wonder Tall Top
2108 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
Early Wonder Tall Top - Organic
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
Lutz Green Leaf - Organic
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

Cabbages

Green Cabbages

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

Red Cabbages

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

Carrots

Early Carrots

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

Main Season Carrots

Main Season Carrot
Danvers - Organic
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
Jaune du Doubs
2078 Daucus carota (78 days) Open-pollinated. French heirloom. 5-8" conical smooth yellow carrot. Slightly green shoulders. Crisp and crunchy. Long storage. read more
Main Season Carrot
Red Cored Chantenay
2058 Daucus carota (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
Main Season Carrot
Scarlet Nantes
2042 Daucus carota (68 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. High-quality 6-7" bright orange carrot. Sweet flavor with small dark core. Bestseller. read more

Corn

Flint Corn

Flint Corn
Abenaki Calais Flint - Organic
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
Hopi Blue
691 Zea mays (100 days) Open-pollinated. 9' plants make 8-10" ears with deep kernels. Drought tolerant. Grinds easily into blue flour. read more

Popcorn

Popcorn
Calico
679 Zea mays (105 days) Open-pollinated. 5-8" ears. Kernels are red, yellow, mottled rosy-brown. Also brown, purple, blue and white. read more
Popcorn
Pennsylvania Dutch Butter Flavored - Organic
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 - Organicnot available yet, check back after late March
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

Cucumbers

Long-Fruited Cucumbers

Long-Fruited Cucumber
Painted Serpent
1388 Cucumis melo var. flexuosus (55 days from transplant) Open-pollinated. Specialty heirloom "snake melon" cuke. Curved coiled slender fruit with light and dark green stripes. Best eaten at 8-18". read more
Telegraph Improved Europeannot available yet, check back after late March
1392 Cucumis sativus (60 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom is a performer in tunnels and outdoors. 10-14" slim Euro-type cuke with mild flavor; not bitter, few seeds. Trellis for straight fruits. read more

Pickling Cucumbers

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

Slicing Cucumbers

Longfellow - Organicsold out, substitute 1313.
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

Specialty Cucumbers

Specialty Cucumber
Boothby’s Blonde - Organic
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
Specialty Cucumber
Lemon
1372 Cucumis sativus (68 days) Open-pollinated. Specialty heirloom. Rounded 3" crisp non-bitter fruit. Skin turns from pale greenish yellow to lemon yellow. Productive. read more
Specialty Cucumber
Mexican Sour Gherkin
1243 Melothria scabra (65 days) Open-pollinated. Melothria scabra. Vigorous but delicate climbing vine. Profuse bearing of 1" oblong green and white fruits. Eat fresh or pickled. read more
Richmond Green Apple - Organicnot available yet, check back after late March
1375 Cucumis sativus (70 days) Open-pollinated. Lime-green lemon-shaped 2-3" fruit. Rare. Excellent fresh eating. read more

Eggplants

Eggplant
Rosa Bianca - Organic
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
Rosita - Organic
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

Flower Seeds

Amaranths

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

Bachelor’s Buttons

Bachelor’s Button
Garnet Boy
4875 Centaurea cyanus (90 days) Open-pollinated. Ruffled dark maroon. read more
Bachelor’s Button
Red Boy
4877 Centaurea cyanus (90 days) Open-pollinated. Deep red. read more

Balsam

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

Bells of Ireland

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

Blue Flax

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

Broom Corn

Broom Corn
Red Broom Corn
5437 Sorghum bicolor (105 days) Open-pollinated. 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
4906 Asclepias tuberosa Open-pollinated. Bright orange waxy flowers attractive to butterflies and bees. read more

Canary Creeper

Canary Creeper
4932 Tropaeolum peregrinum Open-pollinated. Profuse 8' vines with deeply lobed foliage and clusters of lacy golden-yellow flowers. read more

Chinese Forget-Me-Not

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

Chinese Lantern

Chinese Lanternnot available yet, check back after late March
4968 Physalis alkekengi Open-pollinated. Grown for deep orange “lanterns,” the calyxes, for dried arrangements. read more

Cosmos

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

Creeping Thyme

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

Daisies

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

Didiscus

Lacy Blue Didiscussold out, no crop til next year
5067 Trachymene coerulea (95 days) Open-pollinated. Like a light blue version of Queen Anne’s Lace. Excellent for cutting. read more

Dye Plants

Dye Plant
Dyer’s Coreopsis Mix
5904 Coreopsis tinctoria Open-pollinated. Beautiful native ornamental. Provides a full palette of color from yellows and greens to rusts and browns-and even black. read more
Dye Plant
Hopi Black Dye Sunflower - Organic
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
Madderunavailable, supply unavailable
5913 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
Soapwortnot available yet, check back after early April
5920 Saponaria officinalis Open-pollinated. 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

Forget-Me-Not

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

Four O’Clock

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

Heliotrope

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

Hollyhocks

Hollyhock
Black Hollyhock
5127 Alcea rosea var. nigra Open-pollinated. Shimmering burgundy-black single flowers. read more
Hollyhock
Chater’s Double Mix Hollyhock
5122 Alcea rosea Open-pollinated. Doubles in shades of red, pink, yellow and white. 4-5' tall. read more
Hollyhock
Indian Spring Single Mix Hollyhock
5124 Alcea rosea Open-pollinated. Old-fashioned single 7' beauty in red, yellow, white and rose. read more

Job’s Tears

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

Joe Pye Weed

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

Kiss-Me-over-the-Garden-Gate

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

Lobelia

Crystal Palace Blue Lobelianot available yet, check back after late March
5180 Lobelia erinus Open-pollinated. Stunning deep blue flowers with bronze-green foliage. 4" tall. Great for window boxes, walks and borders; drapes over the edge in a lovely way. read more

Maltese Cross

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

Marigold - Signet

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

Mignonette

Mignonette
5255 Reseda odorata Open-pollinated. Insignificant yellow-green blossoms grown for their enticing raspberry scent. Once common in Paris. Compact plants. read more

Milkweed

Milkweednot available yet, check back after early April
5256 Asclepias syriaca
Perennial to Zone 4. These 5' tall showy perennial native wildflowers are an important member of the wild habitat, needing a... read more

Morning Glories

Morning Glory
Clarke’s Heavenly Blue
5279 Ipomoea tricolor (115 days) Open-pollinated. Classic morning glory. Intense azure blooms lighten toward center; a sun-loving 12' vine. read more
Morning Glory
Sunrise Serenade
5274 Ipomoea nil Open-pollinated. Large double 1-3" ruby-red blooms with white throats. Heirloom. Vigorous 12-15' plant blooms early. read more

Nasturtiums

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

Nicotiana

Nicotiana
Only the Lonely Nicotiana - Organic
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

Painted Tongue

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

Poppies

Poppy
Danish Flag
5359 Papaver Open-pollinated. White spots on petals form a cross reminiscent of the Danish flag. Attractive large seedheads ideal for drying. 27" stems. read more
Elka - Organicsold out
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
Shirley Double Choice Mix
5379 Papaver Open-pollinated. Elegant semi-double blooms all summer in shades of pink, rose, salmon, scarlet and white. 2½' tall. read more
Poppy
Ziar Breadseed - Organic
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

Sunflowers

Sunflower
Mammoth Grey Stripe
5518 Helianthus annuus (120 days) Open-pollinated. 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 - Organic
5603 Artemisia annua (120 days) The scent of the Common Ground Fair. Light green leaves valued for wreaths, flower crowns and other dried arrangements. Grows up to 5'. read more

Sweet Peas

Sweet Pea
America
5614 Lathyrus odoratus Open-pollinated. An antique striated variety. Blossoms contains subtle variations of bright reds with creamy white streakings. Heavily perfumed. Vines grow to 3'. read more
Sweet Pea
Black Knight
5620 Lathyrus odoratus Open-pollinated. Bred in 1898. Highly scented deep maroon flowers tolerant of heat. 5-6' vines. read more
Sweet Pea
Cupani
5623 Lathyrus odoratus Open-pollinated. 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. Collierunavailable, supply unavailable
5632 Lathyrus odoratus Open-pollinated. 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
Sweet Pea
Perennial Sweet Pea
5611 Lathyrus latifolius Open-pollinated. The traditional English cottage sweet pea. Shades of rose, white and pink in big clusters. Good cutflowers. Climbs 6'. read more

Tithonia

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

Verbenas

Verbena
Purple Top Verbena
5661 Verbena bonariensis (90 days) Open-pollinated. Proud strong 3”4' stems topped with vibrant purple flowers that bloom from July to October. Ideal cutflower. Extremely drought-resistant. read more

Gourds

Luffa

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

Small Gourds

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

Grains

Amaranth

Amaranth
Opopeo Amaranth - Organic
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

Terra Hulless Oats - Organicsold out, ck OGSupply for oats
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

Rice

Rice
Akamuro
4310 Oryza sativa (105 days from transplant) Open-pollinated. Heirloom from Hokkaido, Japan. Fast-maturing lowland rice. Aromatic seeds mature from pearly white to red to burnt orange. Zone 4b hardy from transplant. read more
Rice
Duborskian - Organic
4312 Oryza sativa (115 days from transplant) Open-pollinated. Upland short-grain hardy Russian variety adapted to dry-land production. Can withstand a light frost. May be direct seeded in warmer regions. read more
Hayayukisold out, substitute 4315.
4311 Oryza sativa (105 days from transplant) Open-pollinated. Fast-maturing lowland rice, very nutty and full flavored. Hardy to Zone 4b. Sensitive to dry conditions. Grows to 3' tall. read more
Rice
Titanio Rose
4313 Oryza sativa (120 days from transplant) Open-pollinated. Upland short-grain brown rice from Italy. Used for risotto, with creamy texture and great flavor. Very dense spiraling seed heads. Zone 5a from transplant. read more
Rice
Yukihikari - ECO
4315 Oryza sativa
(120 days) Open-pollinated Land Race variety from northern Japan. A lowland rice, Yukihikari is loosely translated from Japanese as... read more

Sorghum

Sorghum
Texicoa Sorghum - Organic
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

Specialty Greens

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

Tarwi

Tarwi
4314 Lupinus mutabilis (130 days, longer to seed) 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

Greens

Arugula

Arugula
Sylvetta
3027 Diplotaxis erucoides (21 days baby, 50 days mature) Open-pollinated. Wild Arugula. Deeply lobed dark green narrow leaves. Excellent for cold-season salads, but also shows good summer endurance. read more

Chard

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

Chicory

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

Endive

Full Heart Bataviannot available yet, check back after late March
3092 Cichorium endivia
(85 days) Open-pollinated. Also known as Escarole. Although very similar to Broad-Leaved, we liked this strain better for being... read more
Endive
Très Fine Maraîchère Olesh - Organic
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

Perennial Greens

Perennial Green
Broad-Leaved Sorrel
3192 Rumex acetosa (60 days) Open-pollinated. Thick sword-shaped lemony-flavored leaves picked when young and tender. A special treat in early spring. Perennial hardy to Z3. read more
Perennial Green
Caucasian Mountain Spinach - ECO
2590 Hablitzia tamnoides Open-pollinated. Perennial spinach-like green. Hardy vine from the Caucasus grows 6-9' long for 2-3 months beginning very early spring. Heart-shaped attractive leaves. read more
Perennial Green
Good King Henry - ECO
3096 Blitum bonus-henricus Open-pollinated. Heirloom perennial green and ancient European potherb. Eat shoots like asparagus; use leaves like spinach. read more
Perennial Green
Sea Kale
3099 Crambe maritima Open-pollinated. Perennial hardy to Zone 5, native to seashores of British Isles. Blanch the tender shoots for spring and winter. read more
Perennial Green
Watercress - Organic
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

Radicchio

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

Specialty Greens

Specialty Green
Claytonia
3050 Montia perfoliata (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
Specialty Green
Large-Leaf Round Mâche
3114 Valerianella locusta (60 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Vigorous large-leaf type of staple salad green. Best for sowing in spring for early summer harvest. read more
Specialty Green
New Zealand Spinach
2592 Tetragonia tetragonioides (52 days) Open-pollinated. New Zealand native plant. Spinach-like green stands well in the heat of summer. read more
Specialty Green
Purple Orach - Organic
3148 Atriplex hortensis (38 days) Open-pollinated. Beautiful red-purple spinach-shaped leaves with mild flavor. Best in salads. read more
Specialty Green
Verte de Cambrai Mâche
3102 Valerianella locusta (45 days) Open-pollinated. Very cold-hardy small-seeded small-leaved strain of this winter staple salad green. Can be overwintered. read more

Herbs

Herb
Blue Vervain - Organic
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
Herb
Borage
4490 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
Borage - Organicsold out, substitute 4490.
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
Herb
Broadleaf Sage
4664 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
Herb
Caraway
4507 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
Herb
Catnip
4509 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
Codonopsisunavailable, poor germination
4520 Codonopsis pilosula
Open-pollinated. Also called Poor Man’s Ginseng and dang shen in China. Perennial to Zone 4. Used in Chinese medicine like... read more
Herb
Cumin
4522 Cuminum cyminum
(100-115 days) Open-pollinated. After black pepper, the most widely used spice in the world. Seeds of this culinary cumin are... read more
Elecampane - Organicnot available yet, check back later
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
Feverfew - Organic
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
Herb
Garlic Chives
4577 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
Herb
German Thyme
4687 Thymus vulgaris
Open-pollinated. Creeping 10–12" mat-forming perennial brings depth of flavor to soups, gravies, casseroles. Said to calm the... read more
Horehoundnot available yet, check back after late March
4580 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
Herb
Hyssop
4582 Hyssopus officinalis
Open-pollinated. Beautiful aromatic perennial border plant that produces spikes of indigo flowers, traditionally used in... read more
Herb
Lady’s Mantle
4584 Alchemilla mollis
Open-pollinated. I first admired this attractive plant in the lovely gardens at Avena Botanicals. Softly hairy wavy-edged leaves... read more
Herb
Lemon Balm
4588 Melissa officinalis
Open-pollinated. The Greek word Melissa means ‘honeybee’; the plant in flower attracts them. Perennial growing to 2'. Gather... read more
Lemon Mintnot available yet, check back after late March
4589 Monarda citriodora
Open-pollinated. An annual member of the bee balm genus in the mint family. Native to Appalachia and related to Oswego Tea. The... read more
Herb
Lovage
4592 Levisticum officinale
(85-95 days) Open-pollinated. An underrated herb with many uses. Leaves have a strong celery taste and can flavor soups,... read more
Herb
Marshmallow - Organic
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 - Organicsold out, failed germination test
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
Herb
Motherwort - Organic
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 - Organic
4513 Allium schoenoprasum
(80 days) Open-pollinated. Hardy perennial. 1–2' hollow grasslike leaves enhance any dish with their subtle onion flavor,... read more
Pennyroyalnot available yet, check back after late March
4651 Mentha pulegium
Open-pollinated. Native to Europe, across the Mediterranean into Persia. Hardy aromatic ground cover notorious for its... read more
Herb
Rosemary - Organic
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 - Organic
4683 Spilanthes oleracea
Open-pollinated. Known to herbalists as the Toothache Plant. Spilanthes’ tingling and mouth-numbing properties appear rapidly... read more
Stinging Nettle - Organicnot available yet, check back later
4644 Urtica dioica
Open-pollinated. Biodynamic gardeners use nettles to increase the potency of neighboring herbs, and to stimulate humus formation. An... read more
Sweet Woodruffnot available yet, check back after late March
4698 Galium odoratum Open-pollinated. Perennial ground cover for shade. Whorls of pointed vanilla-scented leaves covered with clusters of tiny snowy-white spring flowers. 6-8" tall. read more
Herb
Valerian
4690 Valeriana officinalis Open-pollinated. Tall leafy 3-5' perennial with honey-scented pale pink flowers. Harvest roots in the second year or later. read more
Herb
White Yarrow
4699 Achillea millefolium
Open-pollinated. Flat-topped white flowers bloom June–August with an odd alluring scent that attracts bees, butterflies and... read more
Herb
Wild Bergamot - Organic
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
Mrs. Burns Lemon Basil
4450 Ocimum basilicum
(64 days) Open-pollinated. Chosen for its intense lemony fragrance. Medium-sized bright green leaves. Heirloom variety grown 100... read more
Basil
Thai Basil
4470 Ocimum basilicum
(60 days) Open-pollinated. Lends its distinctly strong licorice-anise basil flavor to Thai food. An attractive 12–18" fine-leaved... read more

Chervil

Chervil
3044 Anthriscus cerefolium (60 days to full maturity) Open-pollinated. Flavorful lacy leaves. Slow-bolting. read more
Chervil - Organic
3045 Anthriscus cerefolium (60 days to full maturity) Open-pollinated. Flavorful lacy leaves. Slow-bolting. read more

Dill

Mammoth Dillnot available yet, check back after late March
4542 Anethum graveolens
Variety generally grown for its seeds. Can also be used as dill weed, but the foliage is slightly darker, coarser and... read more

Echinacea

Echinacea
Purple Coneflower - Organic
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

Lavendernot available yet, check back after late March
4583 Lavandula angustifolia
Open-pollinated. Also known as English Lavender. Not a named variety; perhaps a less-refined habit than Vincenza Blue, but... read more
Lavender - Organicsold out, substitute 4586.
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

Oregano
Greek Oregano
4648 Origanum heracleoticum
The true culinary herb for Greek and Italian cooking. Low-growing perennial with fragrant dull green and purple leaves and... read more
Oregano
Zaatar Oregano - Organic
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

Parsley
Gigante d’Italia - Organic
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

Savory

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

Kale and Collards

Collards

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

Curly Kale

Curly Kale
Dwarf Blue Curled Scotch - Organic
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

Dinosaur Kale

Nero di Tuscananot available yet, check back later
3467 Brassica oleracea (acephala group) (62 days) Open-pollinated. Italian heirloom also known as Lacinato, Dinosaur kale, Tuscan Black. Very dark green wrinkled, pebbled leaves extend like palm fronds from stalk. read more

Siberian Kale

Siberian Kale
Red Russian
3461 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
Red Russian - Organic
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

Kohlrabi

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

Lettuce

Butterhead Lettuce

Butterhead Lettuce
Bronze Mignonette
2805 Latuca sativa (46 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Very small ruffled bronze-tinged butterhead lettuce. read more
Butterhead Lettuce
Kagraner Sommer
2839 Latuca sativa (58 days) Open-pollinated. Elegant pale green heads of excellent quality. Excellent heat tolerance. read more
Butterhead Lettuce
Pirat - Organic
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 - Organic
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
Butterhead Lettuce
Tom Thumb
2803 Latuca sativa (46 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Miniature early tight 5" diameter butterhead lettuce. Outer leaves light-medium green, centers creamy white. read more
Butterhead Lettuce
Winter Marvel - Organic
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 - Organic
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) - Organic
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

Looseleaf Lettuce

Black Seeded Simpson - Organicnot available yet, check back after mid April
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 - Organic
2731 Latuca sativa (47 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Beautiful large twisting red and green rosettes with heavy purple accents. Tender, buttery. read more
Looseleaf Lettuce
Red Tinged Winter - Organic
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

Oakleaf Lettuce

Oakleaf Lettuce
Bronze Arrowhead
2719 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
Bronze Arrowhead - Organic
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

Romaine Lettuce

Forellenschluss Ritzynot available yet, check back after early April/try 2857
2858 Latuca sativa (56 days) Open-pollinated. German heirloom. Attractive romaine has deep green leaves flecked with wine-red splotches. Excellent flavor and decent heat tolerance. Bestseller. read more
Romaine Lettuce
Forellenschluss Routine
2857 Latuca sativa (56 days) Open-pollinated. German heirloom. Attractive romaine has deep green leaves flecked with wine-red splotches. Excellent flavor and decent heat tolerance. Bestseller. read more
Romaine Lettuce
Rouge d’Hiver
2865 Latuca sativa (65 days) Open-pollinated. French heirloom. Semi-romaine head with deep red outer leaves. Green inner leaves with bronze tips. Excellent cold tolerance, good for overwintering. read more
Romaine Lettuce
Winter Density
2849 Latuca sativa (60 days) Open-pollinated. French heirloom has substance with succulence. Begins like a bibb, matures into a well-wrapped romaine. Thick tender dark green leaves. Cold hardy. read more

Specialty Lettuce

Specialty Lettuce
Balady Aswan - Organic
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

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

Muskmelons

Muskmelon
Golden Gopher - BD
980 Cucumis melo (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
Muskmelon
Hearts of Gold - Organic
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
Pride of Wisconsinsold out, substitute 984.
983 Cucumis melo (88 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Salmon-colored flesh with small seed cavity. Large oval coarsely netted 5-7 lb fruit. read more
Muskmelon
Pride of Wisconsin - Organic
984 Cucumis melo (88 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Salmon-colored flesh with small seed cavity. Large oval coarsely netted 5-7 lb fruit. read more

Onions and Leeks

Leeks

Bleu de Solaize - Organicsold out, substitute 2407.
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 - Organic
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

Red Storage Onions

Red Wethersfieldnot available yet, check back after mid March/try 2445
2481 Allium cepa (110 days) Open-pollinated. 19th century heirloom. Large medium-firm deep purple-red flattened globes with pinkish-white fine-grained flesh. Long-day. Keeps till late winter. read more

Red Summer Onions

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

Scallions

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

White Summer Onions

Crystal White Waxnot available yet, check back after late March
2444 Allium cepa (70 days) Open-pollinated. Early 1.5" round pearly white baby onions. Can be used in pickling. read more

Yellow Storage Onions

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

Yellow Summer Onions

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

Other Roots

Burdock

Burdock
Takinogawa
2300 Arctium lappa (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

Scorzonera

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

Turnips

Turnip
Gilfeather Turnip - Organic
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
Turnip
Gold Ball Turnip
2376 Brassica rapa (45 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Round to globe-shaped turnip with smooth yellow skin and yellow flesh. Broad leaves. read more
Turnip
Purple Top White Globe
2378 Brassica rapa (50 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Purple tops, white bottoms, white flesh. read more
Turnip
Purple Top White Globe - Organic
2379 Brassica rapa (50 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Purple tops, white bottoms, white flesh. read more
Turnip
White Egg Turnip
2372 Brassica rapa (45 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Smooth-skinned egg-shaped early white turnip with mild sweet white flesh. Keeps well. read more

Peas

Shell Peas

Aldermansold out
792 Pisum sativum
(75 days) Open-pollinated. Also called Tall Telephone. All-America winner Mr. Big got the hype, but failed to supplant this old-time... read more
Shell Pea
Lincoln
781 Pisum sativum (70 days) Open-pollinated. 3' vines. 3-3.5" slender curved pods. 6-8 peas per pod. Easy to shell. read more
Mayfair - Organicsold out, substitute 761.
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

Peppers

Cheese

Cheese
Klari Baby Cheese - Organic
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
Jimmy Nardello’s - Organic
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
Elongated Sweet Pepper
Odessa Market - ECO
3772 Capsicum annuum (87 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom from Ukraine. Dark leaves form a protective canopy. 2¼x4½" tapered peppers ripen from lime to orange to red. read more

Hot Peppers

Anaheimnot available yet, check back after late March
3807 Capsicum annuum (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
Hot Pepper
Beaver Dam - Organic
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 - Organic
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
Czech Black - Organic
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 - Organic
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
Hinkelhatz - Organicsold out
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
Hungarian Hot Wax
3837 Capsicum annuum (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
Hot Pepper
Long Red Narrow Cayenne
3821 Capsicum annuum (75 days) Open-pollinated. Bright red, 5-6" long by 1/2" wide tapered and often curled. Hot, pungent; 3,500-5,000 Scovilles. Dries easily. Prolific. read more

Paprika

Paprika
Feher Ozon - Organic
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

Physalis

Husk Cherries

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

Pumpkins

Culinary Pumpkins

Cheesenot available yet, check back later
1740 Cucurbita moschata (110 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom squash-pumpkin. Tan waxy wide-ribbed flattened 6-12 lb fruit. Edible, ornamental and excellent keeper. read more
Culinary Pumpkin
Godiva - Organic
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
Culinary Pumpkin
Long Pie - Organic
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
1719 Cucurbita pepo (102 days) Open-pollinated. Classic heirloom. 4 lb orange fruit with medium ribbing. The standard for pies. read more
Culinary Pumpkin
New England Pie - Organic
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 - Organic
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
Connecticut Field
1748 Cucurbita pepo (115 days) Open-pollinated. Classic heirloom jack o' lantern. 15-25 lb orange fruit. Not uniform in size or shape. read more

Medium Pumpkins

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

Radishes

Radish
French Breakfast
2248 Raphanus raphanistrum subs. sativus (26 days) Open-pollinated. French heirloom. Medium-sized olive-shaped scarlet-red radish with a pure white tip. read more
Radish
Hailstone
2240 Raphanus raphanistrum subs. sativus (25 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Crisp juicy 1" round smooth snow-white radish. Small foliage for close spacing. read more
Radish
White Icicle
2262 Raphanus raphanistrum subs. sativus (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
Round Black Spanish
2270 Raphanus sativus var. niger (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

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

Spinach

Spinach

Spinach
Bloomsdale
2540 Spinacia oleracea (42 days) Open-pollinated. Standard crinkled-leaf spinach. Very good cold soil emergence. Much better in fall than spring. read more
Spinach
Bloomsdale - Organic
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
Winter Bloomsdale - Organic
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
Benning’s Green Tint
1590 Cucurbita pepo (55 days) Open-pollinated. Classic heirloom. Uniform scalloped 2-3" fruit with greenish-cream skin. Excellent flavor. read more

Yellow Summer Squash

Yellow Summer Squash
Early Summer Crookneck - Organic
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
Black Zucchini
1411 Cucurbita pepo (50 days) Open-pollinated. Cylindrical. Classic. Very dark green fruit with a small seed cavity. Open plant habit. Excellent flavor. read more
Zucchini
Cocozelle
1434 Cucurbita pepo (53 days) Open-pollinated. Italian heirloom. Cylindrical. Ribbed fruit with light green stripes. Excellent flavor. read more
Zucchini
Costata Romanesca - Organic
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 Rampicante

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

Squash - Winter

Buttercup

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

Delicata

Zeppelin Delicata - Organicsold out
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

Hubbard

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

Kabocha

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

Spaghetti Squash

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

Specialty & Heirloom Squash

Specialty & Heirloom Squash
Candy Roaster - Organic
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 - Organic
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
Marina di Chioggia
1673 Cucurbita maxima (100 days) Open-pollinated. Unique Italian heirloom. Gorgeous aquamarine to dark green 15 lb fruit. Round, flattened with bumps and ridges read more
Specialty & Heirloom Squash
Seminole - Organic
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
Sibleynot available yet, check back after late March
1618 Cucurbita maxima (100 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom banana-type. Slate-blue obpyriform 6-8+ lb fruit. Average 12" long. Excellent flavor and good storage. read more
Specialty & Heirloom Squash
Sweet Meat
1668 Cucurbita maxima (95 days) Open-pollinated. Classic Northwest heirloom. Slightly flattened round 12-15 lb fruit with slate-grey skin. read more

Tomatoes

Paste Tomatoes

Paste Tomato
Amish Paste - Organic
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
Hog Heart - Organic
4141 Lycopersicon esculentum
(86 days) Open-pollinated. Indeterminate. Brought from Italy to Massachusetts, probably between 1910 and 1920, and then by... read more
Opalka - Organicsold out, substitute 4141.
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
Orange Banana - Organicsold out
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

Slicing Tomatoes

Aunt Ruby’s German Green - Organicsold out
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
Slicing Tomato
Black Krim - Organic
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
Slicing Tomato
Cherokee Purple - Organic
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
Slicing Tomato
Garden Peach
4044 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
Garden Peach - Organicsold out, substitute 4044.
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
Slicing Tomato
German Johnson - Organic
4069 Lycopersicon esculentum (80 days) Open-pollinated. Pink, large, 1 lb, old heirloom. Mild and sweet. High-yielding. Indeterminate. read more
Slicing Tomato
Golden Jubilee - Organic
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
Slicing Tomato
Goldie - Organic
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
Slicing Tomato
Heirloom Tomato Mix - Organic
4149 Lycopersicon esculentum Open-pollinated. For a surprise medley of colors, sizes, shapes and flavors. No cherries. read more
Slicing Tomato
Lillian’s Yellow - Organic
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
Slicing Tomato
Mark Twain - ECO
4081 Lycopersicon esculentum
(85 days) Open-pollinated. Indeterminate. Odd that a tomato would be named for the famous writer who professed not to like... read more
Paul Robeson - Organicsold out
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
Slicing Tomato
Pink Brandywine - Organic
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
Slicing Tomato
Pruden’s Purple - Organic
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
Slicing Tomato
Rose de Berne - Organic
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
Slicing Tomato
Ruby Gold - ECO
4097 Lycopersicon esculentum
(90 days) Open-pollinated. Indeterminate. As aesthetically appealing as it is delicious, Ruby boasts prolific beautiful... read more
Slicing Tomato
Rutgers Original - Organic
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
Soldacki - Organicsold out, substitute 4049.
4071 Lycopersicon esculentum (80 days) Open-pollinated. Pink 14 oz globes. Great sandwich tomato. Heavy yields on tall potato-leaf vines. Indeterminate. read more
Slicing Tomato
Tiffen Mennonite - Organic
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
Slicing Tomato
Weaver’s Black Brandywine
4086 Lycopersicon esculentum
(85 days) Open-pollinated. Indeterminate. Potato-leafed. Also known as True Black Brandywine. While not the only attempt... read more
Slicing Tomato
Weisnicht’s Ukrainian - ECO
4082 Lycopersicon esculentum (85 days) Open-pollinated. Compact Ind. Pink 8-12 oz rare tomato. Very tasty. Has performed well in cool wet summers. Potato-leaf foliage. read more

Small-Fruited Tomatoes

Small-Fruited Tomato
Fargo Yellow Pear - Organic
4122 Lycopersicon esculentum (82 days) Open-pollinated. Yellow 1 oz pear tomato. Meaty, tasty, crack-resistant. Indeterminate. read more
Gardener’s Delight - Organicunavailable, supply unavailable
4109 Lycopersicon esculentum (68 days) Open-pollinated. Deep red 1+" cherry. Rich sweet flavor. Superb flavor makes up for annoying tendency to crack. Indeterminate. read more
Small-Fruited Tomato
Principe Borghese - Organic
4118 Lycopersicon esculentum (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

Watermelons

Red & Pink Flesh

Red & Pink Flesh
Moon and Stars - Organic
1072 Citrullus lanatus (100 days) Open-pollinated. Pink flesh. Large heirloom, round-to-oblong 10-20 lb fruit has dark green skin with yellow spots. read more