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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

Chinese Cabbages

Fun Jen
Chinese Cabbage
Fun Jenordering closed, reopening in early December
3224FJ  (45 days) Open-pollinated. Japanese Heirloom. Lettucy-type Chinese cabbage with semi-loose conical light yellow-green ruffled 6X10" heads. Excellent frost resistance; bolts in heat. read more

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

Hon Tsai Tai

Hon Tsai Tai
Hon Tsai Taiordering closed, reopening in early December
3205HT  (37 days) Open-pollinated. Produces many pencil-thick deep purple flowering shoots with pleasing mild mustard flavor. Grows best in cool weather. read more

Maruba Santoh

Maruba Santoh
Maruba Santohordering closed, reopening in early December
3209MS  (35 days) Open-pollinated. Loose round chartreuse leaves, flat white stems, and blossoms, all edible. Can be cut small for mesclun. Fair bolt tolerance. read more

Mizuna

Early Mizuna
Mizuna
Early Mizuna OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3226MO  (40 days) Open-pollinated. Japanese Heirloom. Deeply cut fringed leaves on slender white stalks. Use as cut-and-come-again, succession plantings and baby leaf production. read more

Mustards

Mustard
Chinese Thick-Stem OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3257CO (47 days mesclun, 62 full size) Brassica juncea Open-pollinated. When farmer-breeder Brett Grohsgal passed out samples of his winter-hardy greens... read more
Golden Frill
Mustard
Golden Frillordering closed, reopening in early December
3235GF  (20 days) Open-pollinated. Light golden-green leaves are curled and lacy. Mustard zing. Resists bolting in heat. read more
Golden Frill
Mustard
Golden Frill OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3236GO (20 days baby, 40 days mature) Brassica juncea Open-pollinated. Light golden-green leaves curl and furl, lift and separate, adding flounce to your... read more
Green Wave
Mustard
Green Waveordering closed, reopening in early December
3243GW  (45 days) Open-pollinated. Best-adapted mustard for northern climates. Hot mustardy flavor. Will come back when cut. Slow to bolt. Can be overwintered. read more
Mizspoona Salad Selects Gene Pool
Mustard
Mizspoona Salad Selects Gene Pool OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3229MO  (40 days) Open-pollinated. Medium-dark green variably shaped leaves. Zingy. Excellent for salads or braised. read more
Osaka Purple
Mustard
Osaka Purple OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3247PO  (45 days) Open-pollinated. Purple-streaked foliage and succulent broad stems. Spicy. Used for mesclun and braising. read more
Pink Lettucy Mustard Gene Pool
Mustard
Pink Lettucy Mustard Gene Pool OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3239LO  (40 days) Open-pollinated. Variations of greens with pink or purple pigments in midribs. Adds color and mild tangy flavor to mixes. Can be overwintered. read more
Purple Rapa Mix Gene Pool
Mustard
Purple Rapa Mix Gene Pool OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3249MO  (45 days) Open-pollinated. Very vigorous tall serrated green leaves with purple veins and shading. Expect variation. Medium-hot. For use in salad mix. Bolt resistant. read more
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
Ruby Streaks
Ruby Streaks OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3227RO  (40 days) Open-pollinated. Bold purple-blushed delicately serrated mizuna-type leaves with sweet an spicy flavor. For spring and fall plantings. Bolts in heat. read more
Spicy Green
Mustard
Spicy Greenordering closed, reopening in early December
3241SG  (21 days) Open-pollinated. Elegant furled finely lobed leaf mustard. Mild with snappy spicy flavor. Tolerates summer heat and fall cold. read more
Toraziroh
Mustard
Toraziroh OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3253ZO  (45 days) Open-pollinated. Prolific yields of large very dark green leaves with distinctively pungent Pac Choy-flavored stems. Slow to bolt. read more

Shiso

Kaori Green Shiso
Kaori Green Shisoordering closed, reopening in early December
3282GP (85 days) Perilla frutescens var. crispa Open-pollinated. Really back this time after a long hiatus. For true shiso aficionados, this is the more... read more
Red Shiso
Red Shisoordering closed, reopening in early December
3283RS  (85 days) Open-pollinated. Ornamental and edible purplish-red cinnamon-scented leaves. read more

Tatsoi

Tatsoi
Tatsoiordering closed, reopening in early December
3220TS  (45 days) Open-pollinated. Spoon-shaped dark green leaves in compact rosettes. Very hardy. Will come back when cut. read more
Tatsoi
Tatsoi OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3221TO  (45 days) Open-pollinated. Spoon-shaped dark green leaves in compact rosettes. Very hardy. Will come back when cut. read more

Tokyo Bekana

Tokyo Bekana
Tokyo Bekana OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3222TO  (20 days) Open-pollinated. Lettucy pale green ruffled leaves. Mild, sweet. Will re-grow after cuttings. Cold hardy. read more

Beans

Red Noodle Yard Long
Bean
Red Noodle Yard Longordering closed, reopening in early December
322RN  (90 days) Open-pollinated. Impressive 14-18" burgundy pods. Small brown seed. read more
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 Green Beans

Bush Blue Lake 274
Bush Green Bean
Bush Blue Lake 274ordering closed, reopening in early December
238BB  (57 days) Open-pollinated. 6" pods. Not heat tolerant, but excellent for fall crops in area with very hot summer. White seed. read more
Greencrop
Bush Green Bean
Greencropordering closed, reopening in early December
214GC  (53 days) Open-pollinated. Flat Romano-type pods grow up to 8" long. White seed. read more
Jade
Bush Green Bean
Jade OGordering closed, reopening in early December
231JO (56 days) Open-pollinated. The original strain, favored by both market and home gardeners, producing great yields of tasty 5–7" straight slender... read more
Provider
Bush Green Bean
Providerordering closed, reopening in early December
204PR  (50 days) Open-pollinated. Concentrated sets of 5-5.5" pods. High yields even in adverse conditions. A popular favorite. Purple seed. read more
Provider
Bush Green Bean
Provider OGordering closed, reopening in early December
205PO  (50 days) Open-pollinated. Concentrated sets of 5-5.5" pods. High yields even in adverse conditions. A popular favorite. Purple seed. read more
Roma II
Bush Green Bean
Roma IIordering closed, reopening in early December
246RM  (59 days) Open-pollinated. 5" pods. White seed. read more
Strike
Bush Green Bean
Strikeordering closed, reopening in early December
210ST  (53 days) Open-pollinated. 5.5" slender smooth straight round pods. Upright plant; easy picking. White seeds. read more

Bush Haricots Verts

Concador
Bush Haricots Vert
Concadorordering closed, reopening in early December
251CC  (62 days) Open-pollinated. Slender 4.5-5" filet pods. Medium-sized upright plant. Uniform pods. Small white seeds. read more
Masai
Masaiordering closed, reopening in early December
248MS  (58 days) Open-pollinated. 5" slender stringless pods. Compact plants and small leaves make for easy picking. White seed. read more
Maxibel
Bush Haricots Vert
Maxibel OGordering closed, reopening in early December
249MO  (61 days) Open-pollinated. Dark green straight 6-8" filet pods. Heavy producer. Excellent flavor. Speckled brown seed. read more
Velour
Bush Haricots Vert
Velourordering closed, reopening in early December
254VL  (62 days) Open-pollinated. Slender straight 4-5" purple pods. Upright medium-sized plant. Beige seed. read more

Bush Purple Beans

Royal Burgundy
Bush Purple Bean
Royal Burgundy OGordering closed, reopening in early December
225BO  (55 days) Open-pollinated. 5" straight pods. Grows well in cold conditions. Light brown seed. 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
Gold Rush
Bush Wax Bean
Gold Rush OGordering closed, reopening in early December
265RO  (54 days) Open-pollinated. Straight round stringless tender yellow pods with green tips. High yields, holds well. read more
Golden Butterwax
Golden Butterwaxordering closed, reopening in early December
270GB  (56 days) Open-pollinated. Straight pods. White seed. 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

Black Turtle
Dry Bean
Black Turtleordering closed, reopening in early December
384BT  (102 days) Open-pollinated. Small black beans. An improved upright bush version of the heirloom. Excellent flavor. read more
Calypso
Calypso OGordering closed, reopening in early December
356YO  (90 days) Open-pollinated. Black and white bean. Produces 4-5 seeds per pods. Also called Orca or Yin-Yang bean. read more
Dry Bean
Croissant Pintoordering closed, reopening in early December
368CP (99 days) Open-pollinated. Order a Croissant? No, you are not likely to find these in your favorite café, because these Croissants are... read more
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
Kenearly
Dry Bean
Kenearlyordering closed, reopening in early December
353KE  (89 days) Open-pollinated. Plump oval medium-sized bean, cream with a yellow eye. Very similar to Maine Yellow Eye. read more
King of the Early
Dry Bean
King of the Earlyordering closed, reopening in early December
336KE  (85 days) Open-pollinated. Mottled red baking bean. Heavy yields. Maine family heirloom. read more
Limelight
Limelightordering closed, reopening in early December
333LL  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Compact plants set light green to white seeds similar to baby limas. Excellent as a shell and dry bean. read more
Marfax
Dry Bean
Marfaxordering closed, reopening in early December
338MF  (86 days) Open-pollinated. Golden tan seed. High yielding. Adapted to cool climates. 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
Red Kidney
Dry Bean
Red Kidneyordering closed, reopening in early December
376RK  (102 days) Open-pollinated. Early maturing light-red kidney bean. 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
Silver Cloud Cannellini
Dry Bean
Silver Cloud Cannellini OGordering closed, reopening in early December
331CO  (70 days) Open-pollinated. White Cannelini bean. 5-6" short fat pods contain 5 plump seeds. Excellent flavor. 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
Packers
Packersordering closed, reopening in early December
323PC (100 days) Open-pollinated. With climate change apparently bringing later fall frosts to our region, limas are becoming a better bet.” Packers was... read more

Pole Beans

Fortex
Pole Bean
Fortexordering closed, reopening in early December
282FX (60 days) Open-pollinated. The industry standard in pole beans, Fortex begins producing relatively early and keeps on going into fall long after... read more
Fortex
Fortex OGordering closed, reopening in early December
283FO Not available at this time. Please check back later. read more
Golden Gate
Pole Bean
Golden Gate OGordering closed, reopening in early December
281GO  (59 days) Open-pollinated. 6-8" flattened Romano pods. Crunchy with a buttery texture. Very productive. White seed. read more
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
Multicolored Pole Bean Mix
Pole Bean
Multicolored Pole Bean Mixordering closed, reopening in early December
297MP (60-72 days) Open-pollinated. Pick a pole of polychromatic pods! We combine green, yellow, purple and striped varieties of staggered maturity into... read more
Northeaster
Northeaster OGordering closed, reopening in early December
280NO Not available at this time. Please check back later. 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
Rattlesnake
Pole Bean
Rattlesnakeordering closed, reopening in early December
292RS  (70 days) Open-pollinated. 6-7" pods with purple streaking. Tan seed with dark stripes. Also known as Preacher Bean. 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

Soybeans

Beer Friend
Soybean
Beer Friendordering closed, reopening in early December
483BF (83 days) Open-pollinated. Steam these up and crack open a bottle of Old Engine Oil! Growing vigorously on lush robust 2½–3' vines, they were... read more
Giant Midori
Soybean
Giant Midori OGordering closed, reopening in early December
493MO  (93 days) Open-pollinated. Pods are filled with two or three beans. Ideal for home gardeners but also good for a commercial production. read more
Sayamusume
Sayamusume OGordering closed, reopening in early December
492SO  (92 days) Open-pollinated. Dark green pods typically produce two beans. Best tasting soybean in Fedco trials. read more
Shirofumi
Soybean
Shirofumi OGordering closed, reopening in early December
491FO  (90 days) Open-pollinated. Vigorous thigh-high vines make early concentrated sets of light green pods, averaging two beans per pods. read more
Sumo
Sumo OGordering closed, reopening in early December
489UO (87 days) Open-pollinated. We fell in love with its voluminous production of two- and three-beaned yellow-green pods, ripening early September in... read more
Tankuro
Tankuro OGordering closed, reopening in early December
490TO  (90 days) Open-pollinated. Black-seeded 3' plants. Pods contain 2-3 beans. Excellent flavor. read more

Beets

3 Root Grex
3 Root Grex OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2128GO  (54 days) Open-pollinated. Gene pool based on 3 heirlooms. Expect 3 colors: pink-red with orange, bright gold and vivid orange. 3.5 x 7-8" tapered form. read more
Albino
Beet
Albinoordering closed, reopening in early December
2124AB  (50 days) Open-pollinated. White beet, classic shape. Cooked texture is firm without coarseness. Can be harvested early for greens and baby beets. read more
Boldor
Beet
Boldorordering closed, reopening in early December
2130BD  (55 days) Open-pollinated. Round rose-gold beet. Zoned white-yellow raw interior cooks to light orange. Short light green tops with gold stems and veins. read more
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
Chioggia Guardsmark
Beet
Chioggia Guardsmark OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2137CO  (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
Beet
Golden Grex OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2129LO (54 days) Open-pollinated. When we first trialed Alan Kapuler’s 3 Root Grex in 2004, we loved its golden strain so much that we decided to select... 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
Touchstone Gold
Beet
Touchstone Gold OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2149TO  (55 days) Open-pollinated. Refined round golden beet. Dependable germination. Excellent flavor. Bestseller. read more

Carrots

Amsterdam #2
Carrot
Amsterdam #2ordering closed, reopening in early December
2024AM  (55 days) Open-pollinated. Slender tapered 6-7" long orange carrot. Crisp and tender with small core. read more
Atomic Red
Atomic Red OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2068AO  (74 days) Open-pollinated. Cylindrical 4-6" red carrot with some purple highlights. Deep orange interior with light orange core. Red-tinted stems and tops. read more
Coral
Carrot
Coralordering closed, reopening in early December
2028CL (55 days) Open-pollinated. Heron happened upon this hard-to-find Euro specialty carrot in a Spanish seed catalog, where it was mysteriously the... read more
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
Nantes Fancy
Nantes Fancy OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2051FO (68 days) Open-pollinated. Once our best-selling carrot, this longtime customer favorite has been hard to find. Classy Nantes type grows uniform... 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
Rumba
Carrot
Rumba OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2060RO  (72 days) Open-pollinated. Straight tapered Nantes-type carrot. Best for fall harvest and long storage. Staff favorite. read more
Scarlet Keeper
Carrot
Scarlet Keeper OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2079KO  (85 days) Open-pollinated. Heavy 7-9" cylindrical orange carrot with broad red shoulders and blunt tips. Excellent for juice and 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
Shin Kuroda 5"
Carrot
Shin Kuroda 5"ordering closed, reopening in early December
2073SK  (75 days) Open-pollinated. Bright orange stump-rooted Japanese carrot. Tender and sweet. Popular in Asian markets. 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
Yellowstone
Carrot
Yellowstoneordering closed, reopening in early December
2063YS  (72 days) Open-pollinated. Large-shouldered 7-8" yellow carrot with greenish-yellow core. Performs well in diverse soil types. read more

Celery

Afina Cutting Celery
Celery
Afina Cutting Celeryordering closed, reopening in early December
3616AF  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Sturdy dark green foliage with rich aroma and taste. Regenerates quickly after cutting. read more
Redventure
Celery
Redventure OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3630RO  (84 days) Open-pollinated. Delicious chewy stalks with interior red color. read more
Tango
Celery
Tango OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3634TO  (90 days) Open-pollinated. Large dense plants with no punky centers. Smooth tender sweet nearly stringless stalks. read more

Celeriac

Brillant Celeriac
Celeriac
Brillant Celeriac OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3646BO (100 days) Apios graveolens var. rapaceum Open-pollinated. A classy early celeriac high yielding with relatively smooth roots, clean white... read more
Diamante Celeriac
Diamante Celeriac OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3645DO (100 days) Apios graveolens var. rapaceum Open-pollinated. Celeriac, the frog prince of root vegetables, likes rain. Despite its ugly exterior,... read more
Mars Celeriac
Mars Celeriacordering closed, reopening in early December
3647MR (100 days) Apium graveolens var. rapaceum Our replacement for Brilliant, Mars is very similar, sporting good-sized uniform white roots with dense... read more

Cole Crops

Broccoli

Limba
Broccoli
Limbaordering closed, reopening in early December
3304LM (70 days) Open-pollinated. So rare these days to find a reasonably priced OP broccoli that can perform in our summers. We thank staffer Michele... read more
Solstice
Broccoli
Solstice OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3306SO  (71 days) Open-pollinated. Tall plants with uniform 4-5" diameter heads. Beads turn purple with frost. Excellent side shot production. Best suited for fall. read more
Umpqua
Broccoli
Umpqua OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3325UO (95 days) Open-pollinated. Developed in 1990 by Tim Peters, gets its name from the Umpqua River in Oregon. Handsome uniform dark-green 5–6" heads.... read more
Waltham 29
Broccoli
Waltham 29ordering closed, reopening in early December
3320WM  (92 days) Open-pollinated. Reliable 6" heads with medium bead. No side shoot production. For fall crops only. read more

Brussels Sprouts

Falstaff
Brussels Sprouts
Falstaffordering closed, reopening in early December
3341FS  (102 days) Open-pollinated. Sprawling ornamental plants produce small red brussels sprouts with nutty savory flavor. read more

Cabbages

Des Vertus
Cabbage
Des Vertusordering closed, reopening in early December
3384DV  (95 days) Open-pollinated. French Heirloom. Large medium-green heads average 4-6 lb. Juicy, with mild semi-sweet flavor. read more
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
Frigga
Cabbage
Friggaordering closed, reopening in early December
3380FG  (86 days) Open-pollinated. Compact 3 lb round 6" heads with tightly wrapped highly savoyed dark green leaves. Holds a month in the field. read more
Golden Acre
Cabbage
Golden Acreordering closed, reopening in early December
3352GA  (62 days) Open-pollinated. Classic early round 3-5 lb grey-green compact heads on short stems. Excellent flavor. Not long standing. 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

Cascade Glaze
Collard
Cascade Glaze OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3442GO (60 days) Open-pollinated. A re-selection of the venerable 1820 heirloom Green Glaze, by Alan Kapuler, Jeff McCormack and Carol Deppe (see 9372 in... read more
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

Beedy’s Camden
Kale
Beedy’s Camden OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3451BO (60 days) Open-pollinated. Could give Camden, currently known as a tourist attraction on the Maine coast, a new claim to fame. Social-justice... read more
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
Rainbow Lacinato
Kale
Rainbow Lacinato OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3457LO (61 days) Open-pollinated. Kale fans lamenting the fickle supply of several varieties much in demand will be thrilled that the 3-year hiatus for... 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
Russian Frills
Kale
Russian Frills OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3460FO  (55 days) Open-pollinated. Cold hardy 18-28" purple and red-veined kale leaves grow frilly while remaining very tender. Good for bunches and mesclun mixes. read more
Vates Dwarf Blue Curled Scotch
Kale
Vates Dwarf Blue Curled Scotch OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3450VO  (30 days) Open-pollinated. Dense finely curled blue-green kale leaves on upright 12-16" hardy plants. Tolerates cold and heat. read more
White Russian
Kale
White Russian OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3464WO  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Serrated silvery-green flat-leaf Siberian-type kale with white veining. Sweetens after frost. Extremely cold hardy. 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
Gigante
Kohlrabi
Giganteordering closed, reopening in early December
3478GI  (130 days) Open-pollinated. Czechoslovakian Heirloom. Green kohlrabi can exceed 10" in diameter and 10 lb. Crisp white interior is mildly tangy. read more

Non-Heading Broccoli

Piracicaba
Non-Heading Broccoli
Piracicabaordering closed, reopening in early December
3327PC  (56 days) Open-pollinated. Sweet stalks and stems produce succulent small green loose heads with very large beads. Abundant side shoots. Excellent flavor and heat tolerance. read more

Raab

Quarantina
Raab
Quarantinaordering closed, reopening in early December
3485QT  (40 days) Open-pollinated. Harvest young stems, leaves, and small flower buds. Leaves best in spring. Stems and flower buds best in fall crop. 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
Glass Gem
Glass Gem OGordering closed, reopening in early December
695GO (110 days) Open-pollinated. Quite a story lies behind the translucent jewel-like kernels of this remarkable rainbow corn with its unique color... 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
Painted Mountain
Dry Field Corn
Painted Mountain OGordering closed, reopening in early December
680PO  (85 days) Open-pollinated. 5' plant with 6-7" cobs. Kernels are gold, orange, red and purple. Multi-colored tassels. 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
Dakota Black
Popcorn
Dakota Black OGordering closed, reopening in early December
675DO  (100 days) Open-pollinated. Compact plant with one ear each. 4.5" dark maroon-black ears with 15 rows. 4' stalks. read more
Popcorn
Japanese Hulless OGordering closed, reopening in early December
663JO  (72 days) Open-pollinated. Harvest for Chinese cuisine "baby corn" or allow to mature to 4" for white popcorn. 3-6 ears per plant. 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
Tuxana
White Sweet Corn
Tuxana OGordering closed, reopening in early December
652TO  (90 days) Open-pollinated. Late season. 9" ear with bright white kernels. 14-16 rows with great tip fill. Tender and sweet. read more

Yellow Sweet Corn

Ashworth
Ashworth OGordering closed, reopening in early December
516AO (72 days) Open-pollinated. A composite of early varieties originally developed by the late Fred Ashworth of St. Lawrence Nurseries and marketed... read more
Top Hat
Yellow Sweet Corn
Top Hat OGordering closed, reopening in early December
544HO (80 days) Open-pollinated (F-6 selection from Tuxedo F-1). Oregon farmer/breeder/seed grower Jonathan Spero of Lupine Knoll Farm spent six years... read more

Cucumbers

Beit-Alpha Type Cucumbers

Super Zagross
Super Zagrossordering closed, reopening in early December
1382SZ  (54 days) Open-pollinated. Beit-alpha type. Extra smooth green fruit with very thin skin and mild non-bitter flesh. Continous production. read more

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
Shintokiwa
Long-Fruited Cucumber
Shintokiwa OG/BDordering closed, reopening in early December
1396KO  (62 days) Open-pollinated. Extra-long Asian slicer. Uniform slender smooth-skinned 9-12" fruit with crisp non-bitter flesh. Excellent flavor. read more
Suhyo Long
Long-Fruited Cucumber
Suhyo Long OGordering closed, reopening in early December
1394SO  (61 days) Open-pollinated. Extra-long Asian slicer. Up to 15" long. Trellis for straight fruit. Sets well in heat. 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

Little Leaf H-19
Little Leaf H-19 OGordering closed, reopening in early December
1239LO  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Parthenocarpic pickler. Blocky, smaller than average fruit. Compact growth and small leaves. Can be grown under row cover. read more
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
Marketmore 76
Slicing Cucumber
Marketmore 76ordering closed, reopening in early December
1312MM  (63 days) Open-pollinated. Classic slicerfor the Northeast. Dark green 8-8.5" uniform fruits. Vigorous throughout season. read more
Marketmore 76
Marketmore 76 OGordering closed, reopening in early December
1313MO  (63 days) Open-pollinated. Classic slicer for the Northeast. Dark green 8-8.5" uniform fruits. Vigorous throughout season. 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
Silver Slicer
Slicing Cucumber
Silver Slicer OGordering closed, reopening in early December
1318SO  (64 days) Open-pollinated. Unique white slicer. 7-8" slim creamy-white fruit with crisp non-bitter flesh. Excellent flavor. read more

Eggplants

Applegreen
Eggplant
Applegreen OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3680AO  (74 days) Open-pollinated. Light apple-green rounded 8 oz fruits. Non-bitter tender white flesh. Early and productive. read more
Diamond
Eggplant
Diamond OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3684DO  (78 days) Open-pollinated. Dark purple 2.5x7" elongated slightly tapered 12 oz fruits. Firm mild flesh lacks bitterness. Good cold-climate adaptation. read more
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

Ageratums

Red Flint
Ageratum
Red Flintordering closed, reopening in early December
4815RF  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Dense fuzzy purplish-red heads on sturdy 2' stems. Good cut, as well as dried. read more

Carrot

Carrot
Purple Kisses Carrotordering closed, reopening in early December
4936PK Daucus carota (120 days) Open-pollinated. Mauvey lacy Queen Anne’s Lace look-alike. read more

China Asters

Super Andrella
China Aster
Super Andrellaordering closed, reopening in early December
4860SP Callistephus chinensis Open-pollinated. Large single daisy-like flowers in pinks, purples, yellow, red, white, with yellow centers. 2-3' tall. read more

Drumstick Flower

Drumstick Flower
Drumstick Flowerordering closed, reopening in early December
5072DR Crespedia globosa (100 days) Open-pollinated. Globular dimpled 3/4" yellow flower heads set atop durable 18" stems. 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

Marigold - French

Court Jester
Marigold - French
Court Jesterordering closed, reopening in early December
5226CJ Tagetes patula (100 days) Open-pollinated. Small single striped flowers with bright stripes of burgundy and yellow. Good for bouquets. 20" tall. read more

Sunflowers

Selma Suns Mix
Selma Suns Mix OGordering closed, reopening in early December
5539SO Helianthus annuus Open-pollinated. Mix of fragrant polyheading 6" blooms with pointed petals and small dark center disks. Yellows, golds, maroons and reds. 6-7' tall. read more

Globe Artichoke

Imperial Star
Globe Artichoke
Imperial Star OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3608SO  (120 days) Open-pollinated. Each plant produces more than one and up to eight edible bracts/flower buds. 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

Oats

Terra Hulless Oats
Terra Hulless Oats OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4309TO Avena nuda (100 days) Open-pollinated. Will Bonsall calls this the best of the naked oats, the one to grow to eat. It is probably the earliest as... 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

Wheat

Banatka Winter Wheat
Wheat
Banatka Winter Wheat ECOordering closed, reopening in early December
4329BK Triticum aestivum Open-pollinated. An elite winter wheat bred by Eli Rogosa from two superior heritage Eastern European landraces: Ukrainka... read more
Black Eagle Spring Wheat
Wheat
Black Eagle Spring Wheat OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4322BO Triticum aestivum Open-pollinated. A stunning dual-purpose spring wheat, standing 3' tall in the field with black and white glumes and crisp 3–4"... read more
Utrecht Blue Spring Wheat
Wheat
Utrecht Blue Spring Wheat OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4324UO Triticum durum Open-pollinated. This may be the world’s most beautiful wheat (though wheat’s forerunner Black Emmer would give it a run for the... read more

Greens

Arugula

Arugula
Arugulaordering closed, reopening in early December
3022AR  (47 days) Open-pollinated. Great taste. Bolt resistant. read more
Arugula
Arugula OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3023AO  (47 days) Open-pollinated. Great taste. Bolt resistant. read more
Astro
Arugula
Astro OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3020SO  (21 days) Open-pollinated. Profuse basal growth. Dense clusters of tasty lush leaves. Grows well in hot and cool seasons. read more
Ice-Bred
Arugula
Ice-Bred OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3021CO (44 days) Open-pollinated. For my money, the best arugula to be found anywhere. Brett Grohsgal crossed two excellent European heirloom strains in... read more
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

Argentata
Chard
Argentataordering closed, reopening in early December
3033AG  (55 days) Open-pollinated. Vigorous long-standing 2-3' plants with broad silvery-white midribs and deep green savoyed leaves. read more
Bright Lights
Chard
Bright Lightsordering closed, reopening in early December
3036BL  (56 days) Open-pollinated. Gold, yellow, orange, pink stems, midribs, and veins. Tender dark green to bronze leaves with mild chard flavor. read more
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
Prismatic OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3043PO Not available at this time. Please check back later. 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
Pan di Zucchero
Chicory
Pan di Zuccheroordering closed, reopening in early December
3048PZ  (80 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. 1' tall large tight chicory with light green leaves. Very mild flavor. Stores well. 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
Wrinkled Crinkled Crumpled Cress
Cress
Wrinkled Crinkled Crumpled Cress OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3056WO  (30 days) Open-pollinated. Broad leaves are extremely ruffled, wrinkled and savoyed. Spicy, tangy and sweet. Good in salad mix and bunched for market. read more

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
Speckled Friz Chickendive OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3075VO (70-90 days) Chicorium intybus x Chicorium endivia Open-pollinated. Don’t be chicken! Take a dive with these new and unusual chic greens from... 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

Greens Mixes

Greens Mix OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2993GO Versatile companion to Lettuce Mix OG. At least five varieties, certified-organic seed, chosen from among beets, chard, arugula, mustards, orachs,... read more
Mesclunordering closed, reopening in early December
2992ME Once an exotic term from Provence meaning ‘mixture,’ now ‘Mesclun’ is familiar to us all. According to Rosalind Creasy, the original mesclun used... read more
Mustard Mix
Greens Mix
Mustard Mixordering closed, reopening in early December
2996MM The same mix found in Mesclun. Includes mizuna, chervil, endives, sorrel, Red Giant mustard, arugula and tatsoi. We may substitute one or two... 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

Aurora Orach Mix
Orach
Aurora Orach Mix OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3150AO  (38 days) Open-pollinated. Mix of golden, dark purple and red. Exotic form and intense color. Easy culture and good taste. read more
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

Dark Green Italian
Dark Green Italian OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3170DO  (78 days) Open-pollinated. Smooth and shiny large wide dark green leaves. Upright form with vigorous growth. read more
Double Curled
Parsley
Double Curledordering closed, reopening in early December
3166FG  (75 days) Open-pollinated. Double-curled type with long upright stiff stems. Holds color all season, tolerates heat and repeated cuttings. read more
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
Krausa
Krausaordering closed, reopening in early December
3168KR  (75 days) Open-pollinated. Dense triple-curled medium-green parsley. Slow to bolt, prolific, hardy. Delicious stems. read more
Krausa
Krausa OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3169KO  (75 days) Open-pollinated. Dense triple-curled medium-green parsley. Slow to bolt, prolific, hardy. Delicious stems. read more

Purslane

Golden
Purslane
Golden OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3182GO  (50 days) Open-pollinated. Golden-green leaves with succulent texture and mildly acerbic flavor. Ideal addition to mesclun. 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

Anise

Anise
Aniseordering closed, reopening in early December
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 OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4407AO Agastache foeniculum Open-pollinated. Bushy midwestern native permeates the air with sweet licorice fragrance. An outstanding insectary plant, its... read more
Anise Hyssop
Anise Hyssopordering closed, reopening in early December
4408AH 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 Chamissonis OGordering closed, reopening in early December
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 OGordering closed, reopening in early December
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 OGordering closed, reopening in early December
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
Anise Basilordering closed, reopening in early December
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 Basilordering closed, reopening in early December
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
Lime Basil
Basil
Lime Basil OGordering closed, reopening in early December
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 Basilordering closed, reopening in early December
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
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
Purple Ruffles Basil
Basil
Purple Ruffles Basilordering closed, reopening in early December
4461PR (85 days) Open-pollinated. Deep purple plants with serrated and crinkled leaves for striking visual contrast in the herb garden. Imparts... 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
Basil
Spicy Globe Basilordering closed, reopening in early December
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 Basilordering closed, reopening in early December
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 OGordering closed, reopening in early December
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 Basilordering closed, reopening in early December
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
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

Chamomile

Chamomile
Bodegold Chamomileordering closed, reopening in early December
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

Chia

Chiaordering closed, reopening in early December
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 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

Cilantro

Caribe
Cilantro
Caribe OGordering closed, reopening in early December
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 OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4518SO (55 days to leaf; 95 days to seed) Bred for slow bolting. Uniform and fast growing, high yielding with good flavor. Upright habit makes it easy to... 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

Common Mint

Common Mint
Common Mintordering closed, reopening in early December
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

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

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

Epazote

Glossy Epazote
Glossy Epazote OGordering closed, reopening in early December
4551ZO Dysphania ambrosioides (50 days) Open-pollinated. Annual formerly named Chenopodium ambrosioides. As this herb is cited frequently in all my... read more

Fennel

Bronze Fennel
Fennel
Bronze Fennel OGordering closed, reopening in early December
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 OGordering closed, reopening in early December
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 Fennelordering closed, reopening in early December
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 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
Vincenza Blue Lavender
Lavender
Vincenza Blue Lavenderordering closed, reopening in early December
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 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

Lemongrass

Lemongrass
Lemongrassordering closed, reopening in early December
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

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

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

St Johnswort

Topas St Johnswort
St Johnswort
Topas St Johnswortordering closed, reopening in early December
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
Steviaordering closed, reopening in early December
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 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 Marjoram

Sweet Marjoram
Sweet Marjoramordering closed, reopening in early December
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 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

Yellow (White) Mustard Seed

Yellow (White) Mustard Seed
Yellow (White) Mustard Seedordering closed, reopening in early December
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

Lettuce

Batavian Lettuce

Anuenue
Batavian Lettuce
Anuenue OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2921NO  (72 days) Open-pollinated. Slow-growing compact dark green Batavian with crisp outer leaves surrounding a round tightly-packed heart. Excellent heat tolerance. read more
Cardinale
Cardinale OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2905DO  (48 days) Open-pollinated. Hefty wine-red Batavian forms open rosette that folds together like a romaine at maturity. Shiny red leaves, green in the center. Tolerates cold under protection. read more
Concept
Batavian Lettuce
Concept OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2908TO  (51 days) Open-pollinated. Combination of Batavian and romaine, with whorling thick succulent medium-green leaves. Tolerant of heat and rarely bitter. read more
Pablo
Pabloordering closed, reopening in early December
2918PB  (68 days) Open-pollinated. Large slow-growing red Batavian forms loose upright rosette surrounded by wide wavy-edged flat leaves. Bronze outer leaves with green interiors. Very slow to bolt. read more
Sierra
Sierra OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2907SO (50 days) Open-pollinated. Summer lettuce aficionados can rejoice that we again have a full fresh crop of organic seed of Sierra, a red-tinged... 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
Buttercrunch
Butterhead Lettuce
Buttercrunchordering closed, reopening in early December
2811BU  (50 days) Open-pollinated. Dark green outer leaves with broad mid-ribs and a creamy white center heart. Slow to bolt. Excellent flavor. Bestseller. read more
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
North Pole
North Pole OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2814NO  (51 days) Open-pollinated. Elegant lime-green 6-8" diameter butterhead with sweet flavor. Excellent cold and frost tolerance, good for winter. Bolts in heat. 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
Red-Eared Butterheart
Red-Eared Butterheart OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2836YO  (56 days) Open-pollinated. Not a true butterhead, but buttery. Dark red folded pointy short broad leaves contrast with green-to-red veins. Resists Bottom Rot. read more
Sweet Valentine
Butterhead Lettuce
Sweet Valentine OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2834VO (56 days) A real sweetheart of a lettuce, Valentine combines magnificent beauty with mild sweet taste. Beginning as a large spreading bronzed... 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

Red Iceberg
Red Icebergordering closed, reopening in early December
2922RI  (63 days) Open-pollinated. Compact medium-sized heads with burgundy-red exterior. Interior shades to green. Resists becoming mushy in heat. read more
Summertime
Crisphead Lettuce
Summertimeordering closed, reopening in early December
2925SU  (70 days) Open-pollinated. Uniform compact dense medium-sized heads of excellent flavor. Resists becoming soft and mushy in heat. read more
Trigger
Triggerordering closed, reopening in early December
2934TR  (75 days) Open-pollinated. Calmar-type iceberg lettuce makes tight hard 7-10" medium green heads with very crinkly toothed leaves. Excellent cold tolerance. Moderate heat tolerance. read more
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

Cutting Lettuce

Dark Lollo Rossa
Dark Lollo Rossa OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2793LO  (53 days) Open-pollinated. Much darker red version of Lollo Rossa. Adds color, texture and loft to baby salad mixes. read more
Lollo di Vino
Cutting Lettuce
Lollo di Vino OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2795VO  (56 days) Open-pollinated. Beautiful compact Lollo-type has extremely dark purple-red leaves with ruffles and curls. Very mild flavor for type. Stays non-bitter longer. read more
Lollo Rossa
Cutting Lettuce
Lollo Rossaordering closed, reopening in early December
2796LR  (58 days) Open-pollinated. Attractive frizzy foliage is light red on top, light green at base. Use in salad mix for loft and texture, also for accent or garnish. Very cold tolerant and hardy. read more
Merlot
Cutting Lettuce
Merlot OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2789MO  (32 days) Open-pollinated. Modern Classic. Adds intense deep red color and full-bodied flavor to baby salad mix. Not recommended for full-size heads. Cold tolerant. read more
Oscarde
Cutting Lettuce
Oscarde OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2788OO  (30 days) Open-pollinated. Market Standard. Mini low-growing dark red oakleaf, bright green at the center. Ideal for greenhouses in cold weather or outdoors in spring and fall. read more
Revolution
Revolution OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2792RO  (48 days) Open-pollinated. Lollo Rosso-type with rich intense red 10-12" deeply frilled thick crunchy leaves. Holds quality, but not heat tolerant. read more
Tango
Tango OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2791TO  (45 days) Open-pollinated. Frilly looseleaf lettuce with deeply cut pointed leaves. A standard component of salad mixes and mesclun. Recommended for overwintering and cool weather. read more

Leaf Lettuce

Antares
Antares OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2738AO  (48 days) Open-pollinated. Very large vigorous oakleaf lettuce with extra-frilled bright pink and bronze leaves. Withstands some heat. Performs well transplanted in early spring. read more
Australian Yellow
Leaf Lettuce
Australian Yellow OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2766YO  (50 days) Open-pollinated. Fast-growing crinkled glossy yellow-green leaf lettuce. Sweet flavor with a slight hint of bitter. Heat tolerant. read more
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
Blushed Butter Oaks
Leaf Lettuce
Blushed Butter Oaks OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2764BO  (49 days) Open-pollinated. Compact pink and green oakleaf butterhead lettuce, with buttery taste. Tolerates some frost. 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
Flashy Green Butter Oak
Flashy Green Butter Oak OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2784FO  (54 days) Open-pollinated. Beautiful troutback/oakleaf cross, with rich lime-green oakleaves showing dark speckles. Excellent flavor and texture. 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
Green Ice
Green Ice OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2713GO  (45 days) Open-pollinated. Shiny crinkled looseleaf lettuce with fringed leaf margins. Firm and crunchy. Slow to bolt. read more
Hyper Red Rumple Waved
Hyper Red Rumple Waved OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2773HO  (50 days) Open-pollinated. Very deep red savoyed leaves with extreme ruffling. Good flavor and texture. Fair heat resistance and good cold tolerance. read more
Italienischer
Italienischer OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2785TO  (55 days) Open-pollinated. Upright sturdy 18" diameter bright green oakleaf lettuce with crisp juicy mild-flavored leaves. Tolerates some heat. 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
Merlox Red Oak
Leaf Lettuce
Merlox Red Oak OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2781XO  (53 days) Open-pollinated. Compact showy oakleaf lettuce has extreme deep maroon-red leaves with wavy margins. Shows great potential for winter production. read more
Midnight Ruffles
Midnight Rufflesordering closed, reopening in early December
2772MR  (50 days) Open-pollinated. Open frilly ruffled deep burgundy red summer leaf lettuce. Sweet, buttery, crunchy, no bitterness. Tolerates heat. read more
New Red Fire
New Red Fire OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2775FO  (51 days) Open-pollinated. Large head with red ruffled leaves. Tender and sweet with almost no bitterness. Very bolt resistant and cold tolerant. Popular with market growers. read more
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
Really Red Deer Tongue
Leaf Lettuce
Really Red Deer Tongue OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2744RO  (48 days) Open-pollinated. Lettuce gene-pool with deep red pointed deer-tongue leaves and contrasting white-green stems. Withstands some heat. read more
Red Sails
Red Sails OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2761RO  (49 days) Open-pollinated. Standard red leaf lettuce. Attractive 10-16" heads with purplish red-splashed leaves. Lightly crunchy with melting texture. Withstands some heat. read more
Red Salad Bowl
Leaf Lettuce
Red Salad Bowlordering closed, reopening in early December
2728RS  (46 days) Open-pollinated. Bronze-red oakleaves. Compact frilly rosette. Buttery. Best in cool weather. read more
Red Salad Bowl
Leaf Lettuce
Red Salad Bowl OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2729RO  (46 days) Open-pollinated. Bronze-red oakleaves. Compact frilly rosette. Buttery. Best in cool weather. read more
Red Tinged Winter
Red Tinged Winter OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2786WO  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Slightly ruffled green leaf lettuce is tinged bronze at the tips. Extreme cold tolerance. Fall, winter and spring production. read more
Royal Oakleaf
Royal Oakleaf OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2771YO  (50 days) Open-pollinated. Fancy large dark green spiky oakleaf lettuce with consistent sweet flavor. Highly recommended for market growers. read more
Salad Bowl
Leaf Lettuce
Salad Bowlordering closed, reopening in early December
2722SB  (46 days) Open-pollinated. Bright green frilly notched leaves. Compact rosette. Best in cool weather. read more
Salad Bowl
Leaf Lettuce
Salad Bowl OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2723SO  (46 days) Open-pollinated. Bright green frilly notched leaves. Compact rosette. Best in cool weather. read more
Slobolt
Leaf Lettuce
Slobolt OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2783SO  (53 days) Open-pollinated. Grand Rapids-type with slow early growth and pale-green leaves. Excellent heat tolerance and bolt resistance. Recommended for summer production. read more
Strela Green
Strela Green OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2732GO  (47 days) Open-pollinated. Attractive spear-shaped rough-textured green leaves form a star-shaped rosette. Sweet flavor. Performs well in summer. 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

Lettuce Mix

DeLuxe Lettuce Mix
DeLuxe Lettuce Mix OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2983DO Contains those fancy, pricey and rare varieties; the Mercedes Benz of lettuce mixes and all organic! Light up your salad patch with contrasting... read more
Freedom Lettuce Gene-Pool
Freedom Lettuce Gene-Pool OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2984FO An inspiring mix with plenty of surprises, this gene pool was created by Frank Morton in his so-called “Hell’s Half-Acre lettuce trial,” in which... read more
Lettuce Mix
Lettuce Mixordering closed, reopening in early December
2980LM Light up your salad patch with contrasting colors and leaf forms! At least a half-dozen different lettuces, all suitable for cut-and-come-again... read more
Lettuce Mix OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2981LO A high-quality mix consisting entirely of certified-organic seed. For certified growers and folks wishing to avoid and and suppliers. Light... read more
Red Carpet Lettuce Mix
Red Carpet Lettuce Mix OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2985RO Anyone who has tried Roberta Bailey’s mixes knows that they are among the best in the business. She chooses from all the superior organically... read more
Summer Lettuce Mixordering closed, reopening in early December
2986SM A special selection of red, green and bronze lettuce varieties that most years will stand well into July without bolting. Our best-selling lettuce... read more
Lettuce Mix
Winter Lettuce Mixordering closed, reopening in early December
2988WM For those who crave fresh salads most of the year, a popular selection of varieties with the potential to survive the winter with protection and... read more

Romaine Lettuce

Better Devil
Romaine Lettuce
Better Devil OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2862DO  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Compact uniform attractive lettuce with bronze tapered cos-like leaves. Large green veins tinged with purple. No bitterness. For early spring planting. read more
Blushed Butter Cos
Romaine Lettuce
Blushed Butter Cos OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2854BO  (49 days) Open-pollinated. Unique Butterhead/Romaine combination with ruffled savoyed leaves dappled red and green. Very crisp and buttery. read more
Crisp Mint
Crisp Mint OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2883CO  (70 days) Open-pollinated. ark green ruffled-leaved romaine with open habit and rounded top. Very crisp and sweet. Decent heat tolerance. read more
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
Jericho
Jericho OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2861JO  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Bred in Israel. Classic summer lettuce for warm regions. Hefty 2' romaine head of light green sword-shaped leaves. Excellent bolt resistance. read more
Kalura
Kaluraordering closed, reopening in early December
2859KL Not available at this time. Please check back later. read more
Majestic Red
Romaine Lettuce
Majestic Redordering closed, reopening in early December
2860MR  (60 days) Open-pollinated. Cylindrical, somewhat spreading head has very attractive savoyed rich bronze-red leaves. Very slow to bolt. read more
Marshall OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2877MO  (67 days) Open-pollinated. Tall upright 8" romaine heads with smooth succulent dark red leaves and contrasting pink veins. No bitterness. read more
Mayan Jaguar
Mayan Jaguar OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2856JO  (51 days) Open-pollinated. Best of the splotched speckled types. Dark green ruffled leaves mottled with maroon-red spots. Sweet juicy veins, blushed pink heart. Poor heat tolerance. read more
Olga
Olga OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2874LO  (66 days) Open-pollinated. Elegant lime-green romaine has upright 8" oval heads with big hearts. Slightly fringed leaves. Excellent heat tolerance. read more
Pandero
Romaine Lettuce
Pandero OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2852PO  (44 days) Open-pollinated. From England. Compact Winter Density-type mini-romaine with very deep purple-red leaves. Very cold tolerant, decent heat tolerance. read more
Parris Island Cos
Romaine Lettuce
Parris Island Cosordering closed, reopening in early December
2879PI  (68 days) Open-pollinated. Market standard romaine. Upright 8-9" heads fold inward to form compact greenish-white centers. Resists bolting, even in heat. read more
Plato II
Plato II OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2866PO  (65 days) Open-pollinated. Attractive romaine with dark green slightly ruffled heavily veined leaves. Excellent heat tolerance. 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
Winter Wonderland
Winter Wonderland OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2886WO  (70 days) Open-pollinated. Tall erect romaine with dark green leaves. Recommended for overwintering. Slow to bolt in heat. read more

Melons

Muskmelons

Delicious 51
Muskmelon
Delicious 51ordering closed, reopening in early December
985DL (88 days) Open-pollinated. Among the best widely available open-pollinated muskmelons for cold climates. Distinctively ribbed with sparse netting,... read more
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

Blacktail Mountain
Watermelon
Blacktail Mountain OGordering closed, reopening in early December
1003BO  (71 days) Open-pollinated. Modern classic. Crunchy orange-red flesh. Dark green to nearly black round 4-15 lb fruit. Extra early and hardy. read more
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
Crimson Sweet
Watermelon
Crimson Sweet OGordering closed, reopening in early December
1063CO  (90 days) Open-pollinated. Large shipper. Crisp very dark red flesh. Nearly round 25 lb fruit with dark green stripes on 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
Orangeglo
Watermelon
Orangeglo OGordering closed, reopening in early December
1067GO  (90 days) Open-pollinated. Crisp bright orange flesh with white seeds. Large, oblong 10-20 lb fruit with dark green stripes on light green base. read more
Quetzali
Watermelon
Quetzaliordering closed, reopening in early December
1042QZ  (85 days) Open-pollinated. Shipper. Reddish-pink flesh. Round to oval 9-12 lb fruit with dark green skin splotched with lime green. read more
Sugar Baby
Sugar Baby OGordering closed, reopening in early December
1028SO  (80 days) Open-pollinated. Classic icebox. Deep red flesh. Very dark green 8-10 lb fruit. Early reliable standard for the North. read more
Sunsweet
Sunsweetordering closed, reopening in early December
1046SW  (85 days) Open-pollinated. Red flesh. Large, oval 20 lb fruit with light green stripes on a dark green base. read more
Sweet Dakota Rose
Watermelon
Sweet Dakota Rose OGordering closed, reopening in early December
1035DO  (82 days) Open-pollinated. Modern classic. Red flesh with few seeds. Round-to-oval 8-12 lb fruit with dark green stripes on light green base. read more
Watermelon
Veronaordering closed, reopening in early December
1047VR (86 days) We found this rare large red oblong watermelon through Seeds of Change. Verona was introduced in 1965 in Mississippi. One of its parents... read more

Okra

Beck’s Big Buck
Okra
Beck’s Big Buck OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3699BO  (85 days) Open-pollinated. Big fluted tender green pods on sturdy plants. Will produce in central Maine, but better suited to farther south. read more
Cajun Jewel
Okra
Cajun Jewel OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3695JO  (65 days) Open-pollinated. Early 1x7" pods. Dwarf spineless 3-4' plants. Adapts well to cooler climate. read more
Red Burgundy
Okra
Red Burgundy OGordering closed, reopening in early December
3697GO  (75 days) Open-pollinated. Edible and ornamental. Slender burgundy pods best harvested at 4". Green leaves and burgundy stems and pods. 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
King Sieg
Leek
King Sieg OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2411SO  (84 days) Open-pollinated. 6" tall, 3" thick shanks. Blue-green leaves. Very cold tolerant. A good candidate for overwintering. read more
Lancelot
Leek
Lancelotordering closed, reopening in early December
2421LL  (90 days) Open-pollinated. Dependable late-fall leek. Uniform 12-14" shank of good thickness. read more
Lincoln
Leek
Lincolnordering closed, reopening in early December
2408LN  (75 days) Open-pollinated. Dual-purpose "summer" leek. Direct seeded: 50 to 60 days for bunching. Or transplant for full-size August harvest. read more
Siegfried Frost
Leek
Siegfried Frost OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2426GO  (120 days) Open-pollinated. Very cold hardy leek for late Fall harvests and overwintering. Shafts can grow to 4" thick. 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
Clear Dawn
Onion
Clear Dawn OG/BDordering closed, reopening in early December
2474DO  (104 days) Open-pollinated. Hard 8-10 oz onion with dark bronze skin. Excellent storage ability. 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
Dakota Tears
Onion
Dakota Tears OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2489DO  (112 days) Open-pollinated. Very hard I lb yellow-skinned onion with robust flavor. Very long storage ability. read more
New York Early
Onion
New York Early OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2449YO  (98 days) Open-pollinated. 38 degree latitude into southern Quebec. Firm 2.5-3" diameter mild yellow onion. Good storage. 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

Shallots

Ed’s Red OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2441EO (105 days) Open-pollinated. Three years ago when we were looking for a Prisma replacement we put a couple open-pollinated candidates into our... 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

Parsnips

Andover
Andover OGordering closed, reopening in early December
2306DO  (120 days) Open-pollinated. Refined tapered white parsnip grows 12-14" long. Excellent flavor. Bestseller. read more