Ordering will resume for Fedco Seeds when we release our 2019 catalog, in early December 2018.
Ordering will resume for Fedco Seeds when we release our 2019 catalog, in early December 2018.
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Anise

Anise
AniseNew catalog listings coming in late November
4406AN Pimpinella anisum Open-pollinated. Annual bears seeds with subtle licorice overtones and a spicy warming flavor. Drunk as a tea in the Middle... read more

Anise Hyssop

Anise Hyssop
Anise Hyssop OGNew catalog listings coming in late November
4407AO Agastache foeniculum Open-pollinated. Bushy midwestern native permeates the air with sweet licorice fragrance. An outstanding insectary plant, its... read more

Arnica

Arnica Chamissonis
Arnica
Arnica Chamissonis OGNew catalog listings coming in late November
4409RO Arnica chamissonis Open-pollinated. Meadow arnica is a native American species that will grow successfully in low-elevation gardens. A.... read more

Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha
Ashwagandha OGNew catalog listings coming in late November
4411WO Withania somnifera Open-pollinated. In Sanskrit its name means ‘the vitality of the horse’ and it imparts such energy; somnifera promotes sleep.... read more

Astragalus

Astragalus
Astragalus OGNew catalog listings coming in late November
4412LO Astragalus membranaceus Open-pollinated. Safe effective adaptogenic tonic to use daily throughout the year, aiding digestion and promoting immune... read more

Basil

Anise Basil
Basil
Anise BasilNew catalog listings coming in late November
4436AB Open-pollinated. Originally from Persia. Vigorous mulberry-tinted basil with anise fragrance makes a highly decorative tall bushy plant. Slow to... read more
Genovese Basil
Basil
Genovese BasilNew catalog listings coming in late November
4418GB (70 days) Open-pollinated. The choice of many connoisseurs for making pesto. Also called Perfumed Basil. Leaves are slightly smaller and finer... read more
Basil
Kapoor Tulsi OGNew catalog listings coming in late November
4468KO Ocimum tenuiflorum (100 days) Open-pollinated. A superior strain of Tulsi or Sacred basil, with a more compact growth habit and more pungent sweet... read more
Lime Basil
Basil
Lime Basil OGNew catalog listings coming in late November
4453LO Ocimum americanum (65 days) Open-pollinated. Imparts a robust lime fragrance to the patch. More vigorous than Lemon Basil, darker green leaves... read more
Mammoth Basil
Basil
Mammoth BasilNew catalog listings coming in late November
4422MB Open-pollinated. No grape leaves available? Lettuce-leaf type has very large ruffled leaves suitable for rolling or stuffing. Flavor similar to... read more
Mrs. Burns Lemon Basil
Basil
Mrs. Burns Lemon BasilNew catalog listings coming in late November
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
Purple Ruffles Basil
Basil
Purple Ruffles BasilNew catalog listings coming in late November
4461PR (85 days) Open-pollinated. Deep purple plants with serrated and crinkled leaves for striking visual contrast in the herb garden. Imparts... read more
Round Midnight Basil
Basil
Round Midnight BasilNew catalog listings coming in late November
4459RM (65 days) F-1 hybrid. This lustrous purple basil lures you from across the garden with its broad dark lightly ruffled gently serrated leaves... read more
Spicy Globe Basil
Basil
Spicy Globe BasilNew catalog listings coming in late November
4430SG Ocimum basilicum minimum (70 days) Open-pollinated. Marvelous little basil grows to about 8" and maintains a compact mound of light green leaves... read more
Sweet Basil
Basil
Sweet BasilNew catalog listings coming in late November
4414SB (70 days) Open-pollinated. Genova strain. The heaviest-yielding variety, recommended for drying, all-around great eating, and large-scale pesto... read more
Sweet Basil
Basil
Sweet Basil OGNew catalog listings coming in late November
4415WO (70 days) Open-pollinated. The heaviest-yielding variety, recommended for drying, all-around great eating, and large-scale pesto production. We... read more
Sweet Dani Lemon Basil
Basil
Sweet Dani Lemon BasilNew catalog listings coming in late November
4449SD (65 days) Open-pollinated. 1998 AAS for its extraordinary vigor that manifests even in the seedling stage and continues through the summer. Tall... read more
Thai Basil
Basil
Thai BasilNew catalog listings coming in late November
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 OGNew catalog listings coming in late November
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 OGNew catalog listings coming in late November
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

CarawayNew catalog listings coming in late November
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
CatnipNew catalog listings coming in late November
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

Chamomile

Bodegold ChamomileNew catalog listings coming in late November
4510BG Matricaria recutita (65 days) Open-pollinated. Annual, likes moist well-drained soil, can be direct seeded or transplanted. Upright 18–24" plants... read more
Zloty Lan
Chamomile
Zloty LanNew catalog listings coming in late November
4511ZL Matricaria recutita Open-pollinated. With Bodegold in short supply, we cast about for another variety and came across this unique Polish... read more

Chia

Chia
ChiaNew catalog listings coming in late November
4512CH Salvia hispanica Open-pollinated. Who hasn’t heard the call to sprout these seeds as kitchen kitsch? Now you can grow these ancient delicious... read more

Chives

Chives
Chives OGNew catalog listings coming in late November
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 ChivesNew catalog listings coming in late November
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

Cilantro

Caribe
Cilantro
Caribe OGNew catalog listings coming in late November
4517RO Coriandrum sativum (55 days) Open-pollinated. Used for its fresh green foliage, its edible flowers that attract beneficial insects, and... read more
Santo
Cilantro
Santo OGNew catalog listings coming in late November
4518SO (55 days to leaf; 95 days to seed) Coriandrum sativum (55 days) Open-pollinated. Used for its fresh green foliage, its edible flowers that attract... read more

Codonopsis

Codonopsis
CodonopsisNew catalog listings coming in late November
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

Common Mint

Common Mint
Common MintNew catalog listings coming in late November
4632CM Mentha spicata Open-pollinated. Specific types of mint won’t come true from seed. This is the common tea mint. Can be grown directly in pots... read more

Cumin

CuminNew catalog listings coming in late November
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

Bouquet Dill
Dill
Bouquet DillNew catalog listings coming in late November
4530BU (55 days) The biggest, best and ferniest strain of the four in our lot grow-out. Bouquet is usually grown for dill weed production because its... read more
Bouquet Dill
Bouquet Dill OGNew catalog listings coming in late November
4531BO (55 days) Bouquet is usually grown for dill weed production because its leaves are sweeter and more refined than those of Mammoth. Foliage should... read more
Fernleaf Dill
Dill
Fernleaf DillNew catalog listings coming in late November
4536FL (55 days) 1992 AAS. A dwarf variety suitable for small gardens or patio containers, Fernleaf grows only half as tall as other varieties and is... read more
Mammoth Dill
Dill
Mammoth DillNew catalog listings coming in late November
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 ConeflowerNew catalog listings coming in late November
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 OGNew catalog listings coming in late November
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
Elecampane OGNew catalog listings coming in late November
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

Fennel

Bronze Fennel
Fennel
Bronze Fennel OGNew catalog listings coming in late November
4567BO (65 days) Open-pollinated. Slow grower with very thin stems valued for its striking feathery bronze foliage. Delicious and decorative. An... read more
Perfection Fennel
Fennel
Perfection Fennel OGNew catalog listings coming in late November
4553PO (72 days) Open-pollinated. Our best-selling new variety in 2013. The acme of Perfection in bulbing fennel, and a good performer in cool soils. Has... read more
Zefa Fino Fennel
Fennel
Zefa Fino FennelNew catalog listings coming in late November
4556ZF (65 days) Open-pollinated. Bulbing type. 3' with edible blue-green stems and feathery green leaves. Bred at the Swiss Federal Research Station.... read more

Feverfew

Feverfew
Feverfew OGNew catalog listings coming in late November
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
HorehoundNew catalog listings coming in late November
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
HyssopNew catalog listings coming in late November
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 MantleNew catalog listings coming in late November
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 OGNew catalog listings coming in late November
4585LO Open-pollinated. Also known as English Lavender. Texts claim hardy to Zone 5, but our patch in Zone 3 survived ten straight winters until a... read more
Vincenza Blue Lavender
Lavender
Vincenza Blue LavenderNew catalog listings coming in late November
4586VB Open-pollinated. More compact habit than common Lavender with deeper green leaves and a more powerful, less sweet, aroma. 1' plants have bold... read more

Lemon Balm

Lemon Balm
Lemon BalmNew catalog listings coming in late November
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 MintNew catalog listings coming in late November
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

Lemongrass

Lemongrass
LemongrassNew catalog listings coming in late November
4587LG Cymbopogon flexuosus Open-pollinated. Nikos searched for years for this culinary strain of lemongrass, native to Southeast Asia, used in food and... read more

Licorice

LicoriceNew catalog listings coming in late November
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
LovageNew catalog listings coming in late November
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

Marshmallow OGNew catalog listings coming in late November
4619MO Althaea officinalis Open-pollinated. Cousin to the hollyhock, used to soothe and soften irritated skin and membranes and to relieve stuck hacking... read more

Milk Thistle

Milk Thistle
Milk Thistle OGNew catalog listings coming in late November
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 OGNew catalog listings coming in late November
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 OreganoNew catalog listings coming in late November
4648GR Origanum heracleoticum The true culinary herb for Greek and Italian cooking. Low-growing perennial with fragrant dull green and purple leaves and... read more
Za’atar Oregano
Oregano
Za’atar Oregano OGNew catalog listings coming in late November
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

Pennyroyal
PennyroyalNew catalog listings coming in late November
4651PR Mentha pulegium Open-pollinated. Native to Europe, across the Mediterranean into Persia. Hardy aromatic ground cover notorious for its... read more

Rhodiola

RhodiolaNew catalog listings coming in late November
4654RR Rhodiola rosea Open-pollinated. Also called Arctic Root or Rose Root. Succulent with small chartreuse-yellow flowers at the top of the stems in... read more

Rosemary

Rosemary
Rosemary OGNew catalog listings coming in late November
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
RueNew catalog listings coming in late November
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 SageNew catalog listings coming in late November
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 BurnetNew catalog listings coming in late November
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
Savory
Summer SavoryNew catalog listings coming in late November
4672SS Satureja hortensis (70 days) Open-pollinated. Annual grows to 1½' with narrow dark green leaves and lavender flowers. Cut often during growing... read more
Winter SavoryNew catalog listings coming in late November
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
SchisandraNew catalog listings coming in late November
4677SH Schisandra chinensis Open-pollinated. Also called Magnolia Vine. Highly ornamental deciduous woody vine, to 25', with tiny pinkish-white flowers... read more

Skullcap

Baikal SkullcapNew catalog listings coming in late November
4681BS Scuttelaria baicalensis Open-pollinated. Beautiful little perennial with myriad small violet monkshood-shaped blooms on a 1–2' subshrub. Looks... read more
Skullcap
Skullcap OGNew catalog listings coming in late November
4682KO Scuttelaria lateriflora Open-pollinated. Native spreading 1–2' perennial, also called Virginia Skullcap, needs moist rich soil and likes partial... read more

Spilanthes

Spilanthes
Spilanthes OGNew catalog listings coming in late November
4683SO Spilanthes oleracea Open-pollinated. Known to herbalists as the Toothache Plant. Spilanthes’ tingling and mouth-numbing properties appear rapidly... read more

St Johnswort

Topas St Johnswort
St Johnswort
Topas St JohnswortNew catalog listings coming in late November
4686TS Hypericum perforatum Open-pollinated. Pretty yellow flower of fields and meadows turns tinctures and oils deep red. Used as tea, tincture or... read more

Stevia

Stevia
SteviaNew catalog listings coming in late November
4684ST Stevia rebaudiana (100-120 days) Open-pollinated. As sweet as it gets, stevia is several hundred times sweeter than sugar, but without the... read more

Stinging Nettle

Stinging Nettle
Stinging Nettle OGNew catalog listings coming in late November
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 Marjoram

Sweet Marjoram
Sweet MarjoramNew catalog listings coming in late November
4615SM Origanum majorana (80-95 days) Open-pollinated. Grown as an annual in the North. 1' plant with grey-green rounded leaves of enchanting sweet... read more

Sweet Woodruff

Sweet Woodruff
Sweet WoodruffNew catalog listings coming in late November
4698SW Galium odoratum Open-pollinated. Perennial ground cover for shade. Whorls of pointed vanilla-scented leaves covered with clusters of tiny snowy-white spring flowers. 6-8" tall. read more

Thyme

German Thyme
Thyme
German ThymeNew catalog listings coming in late November
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
Valerian OGNew catalog listings coming in late November
4690VO Valeriana officinalis Open-pollinated. Tall leafy 3-5' perennial with honey-scented pale pink flowers. Harvest roots in the second year or later. read more

White Sage

White Sage
White SageNew catalog listings coming in late November
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 OGNew catalog listings coming in late November
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 YarrowNew catalog listings coming in late November
4699WY Achillea millefolium Open-pollinated. Flat-topped white flowers bloom June–August with an odd alluring scent that attracts bees, butterflies and... read more

Yellow (White) Mustard Seed

Yellow (White) Mustard Seed
Yellow (White) Mustard SeedNew catalog listings coming in late November
4642YM Sinapis alba (70-85 days) Open-pollinated. The variety of mustard most familiar to American palates, but pallid without the addition of turmeric.... read more