All Heirloom Seeds

Heirloom seeds come from open pollinated plants that pass on similar traits to each succesive generation. Every type of seed in this category fits that heirloom definition. You really know what to expect each time with these seeds.

Black Beauty Zucchini Squash Seeds

Black Beauty Zucchini Squash Seeds (48 Days) aka Dark Green Zucchini Squash  Black Beauty squash ...

Black Beauty Zucchini Squash Seeds (48 Days) aka Dark Green Zucchini Squash  Black Beauty squash was introduced 1957. A wonderful dark-green turning to nearly black when fully mature. Semi-spineless with an open growth habit. Black Beauty squash best harvested at 8". Good freezing, but best served fresh from the garden, the white flesh makes wonderful dishes your family will thank you for! Black Beauty squash makes great beer battered blossoms! aka Dark Green Zucchini Squash

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Danvers 126 Carrot Seed

(72 days)  Improved strain of danvers carrot that was introduced in 1947 by Eastern States Farmer...

(72 days)  Improved strain of danvers carrot that was introduced in 1947 by Eastern States Farmers Exchange.  Danvers 126 was created for better yields, smoother skin, and uniformity. Davers 126 is a heat tolerant carrot variety that will also work in a wide range of soils. 6-7" long and about 2" at the shoulder this is a premier storage carrot. Danvers 126 resist cracking and splitting. Strong tops make it easy to pull this carrot from the garden. In an 1996 trial study done by Texas A&...

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Sugar Ann Snap Pea

Pisum sativum Sugar Ann Snap Pea (54 days) Sugar Ann is considered one of the best early snap pe...

Pisum sativum Sugar Ann Snap Pea (54 days) Sugar Ann is considered one of the best early snap peas around. Dwarf vines only reach 2' long (not a bush), but are loaded with sweet, crisp, 2 1/2" peas. Perfect for those with limited planting space. We simply cannot get enough of these for stir fries. They are so crisp and sweet we eat them raw in salads as well. Plant early and harvest early. Sugar Ann Snap Pea is best picked small (but filled out) when it is crisp, juicy and sweet. Doesn't tol...

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Giant Nobel Spinach

Spinacia oleracea Giant Nobel Spinach (48 days) Seed Package Contains 4 grams or approx. 350 see...

Spinacia oleracea Giant Nobel Spinach (48 days) Seed Package Contains 4 grams or approx. 350 seeds Introduced in the 1920s this has remained a popular spinach for some time now. Which is saying something. Giant Nobel spinach is extremely large and has a spreading in habit. Mmmm could that be where it's name came from??? OK, for a spinach it is big! That means easy picking and cleaning. You know, getting that pesky sand off those leaves? It is a breeze with such big leaves. Giant Nobel...

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California Wonder Bell Pepper

California Wonder 300 (73 days) California Wonder was introduced in 1928 An improved version of t...

California Wonder 300 (73 days) California Wonder was introduced in 1928 An improved version of the California Wonder. Looks just like what you would get at the organic grocery store! Upright 2 ft tall plants bear prolific fruits that are 4-5" long and almost the same width across. California Wonder 300 has a crisp, thick flesh has a mild, pleasant flavor. Great for salads or stuff them whole for a delicious meal. Organic California Wonder 300 contains high amounts of vitamins A and C. Resist...

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Yellow Sweet Spanish Onion Seeds

Allium cepa Yellow Sweet Spanish Onion Seeds (110 days) Yellow Sweet Spanish onions produce a ex...

Allium cepa Yellow Sweet Spanish Onion Seeds (110 days) Yellow Sweet Spanish onions produce a extra jumbo size bulb ( 1 lb ) with white flesh. Plump bulbs are very mild and have a papery golden brown skin. Yellow Sweet Spanish is a favorite onion grown by home gardeners and market growers alike. Grows very fast in a short season...4 months...that is fast for an onion! Tolerates mildew and thrips. Yellow Sweet Spanish onion is a long day suitable for Northern regions. 1929 Buckbee's Seed Ca...

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Detroit Dark Red Beet Seeds

( 56 days)  Detroit Dark Red beet is an old time heirloom favorite dating back to 1892. Gardeners...

( 56 days)  Detroit Dark Red beet is an old time heirloom favorite dating back to 1892. Gardeners today still contend this is their favorite variety for a dependable root harvest. Detroit Dark Red produced 3" round beets perfect for canning or table use. This beet has a truly sweet flavor with a fine grade texture that will surely please most palates. Detroit Dark Red tops are a great spinach substitute in salads, although we prefer other varieties for their tops. This beet is the star perfo...

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Buttercrunch Lettuce Seeds

Lactuca sativa Buttercrunch Lettuce Seeds (65 days) 500 mg packet ~300 seeds Buttercrunch was ...

Lactuca sativa Buttercrunch Lettuce Seeds (65 days) 500 mg packet ~300 seeds Buttercrunch was developed by George Raleigh of Cornell University. Buttercrunch produces a nice head of mild buttery flavored 6-8" in height, thick, juicy, slightly crumpled dark green leaves and white-yellow heart. Very long season. Performs well in spring and fall. Don't forget the heart, which is some folk's favorite! Buttercrunch is slow to bolt and is heat tolerant.

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Mary Washington Asparagus

Asparagus officinalis Asparagus is a member of the lily family and is one of the first vegetable...

Asparagus officinalis Asparagus is a member of the lily family and is one of the first vegetables ready to harvest in the spring. It originated near the Mediterranean Sea and was considered a delicacy by the ancient Greeks. Mary Washington is a very strong growing and productive strain producing long, thick spears in May and June depending on your season. A rust resistant variety.  Fresh or suitable for freezing. Sow outdoors in mid spring in a rich, loose seed bed. It is recommend that yo...

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Beefsteak Tomato Seeds

Beefsteak Tomato Seeds (62-100 days) Beefsteak tomato has vigorous indeterminate vines that will ...

Beefsteak Tomato Seeds (62-100 days) Beefsteak tomato has vigorous indeterminate vines that will need to be staked to hold the HUGE 10 oz to 2 lb tomatoes. Even though the fruits are so large, Beefsteak is still an abundant producer. Beefsteak tomato is flat, solid, meaty, juicy and bright red. Beefsteak does not disappoint hardcore tomato lovers. Beefsteak makes an excellent slicer. This tomato I'm told, has a rich sub-acid flavor. Remember, you must support this vigorous tomato bush. I stil...

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Waltham 29 Broccoli

 (74 days)  Bred by the University of Massachusetts, Waltham Field Station, Waltham, MA around 19...

 (74 days)  Bred by the University of Massachusetts, Waltham Field Station, Waltham, MA around 1950.Waltham 29 broccoli produces uniform high yields, good color, cold resistance, dwarf compact plant, and big side shoots. Popular at Farmers Markets.Main heads are 4-8" with steady side shoot production after main head is harvested. Good cultivar for freezing. Does extremely well on the East Coast and Pacific Northwest of the United States. Commercial grown broccoli, the stuff you buy at the sto...

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Daikon Radish

Daikon (45 days) aka Japanese Minowase Daikon Radish Daikon is a root vegetable reported to hav...

Daikon (45 days) aka Japanese Minowase Daikon Radish Daikon is a root vegetable reported to have originated in the Mediterranean and brought to China for cultivation around 500 B.C. Roots are large, often 2 to 4 inches in diameter and 6 to 20 inches long. Very easy to grow. The flavor is mild compared to other radishes and looks more like a carrot. Daikon has high water content and is very low in calories. It is rich in vitamin C, potassium and folate and a good source of magnesium. The le...

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Bloomsdale Long Standing Spinach Seeds

Spinacia oleracea Bloomsdale Long Standing Spinach Seeds (39 days) Approximately 70-80 spinach s...

Spinacia oleracea Bloomsdale Long Standing Spinach Seeds (39 days) Approximately 70-80 spinach seeds per gram Bloomsdale spinach was introduced around 1826 by the Landreth Seed Company. Bloomsdale was the home and farm of David Landreth on the banks of the Deleware. Bloomsdale is by far the most popular and widely available open pollinated spinach. Quick to come up and quick to harvest for baby spinach leaves. Glossy, dark green savoyed leaves are sweet, tender, fleshy and have a rich fl...

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Provider Bush Bean Seeds

Provider (50 days) Introduced by Dr. Hoffman of South Carolina around 1965. Maroon colored bean...

Provider (50 days) Introduced by Dr. Hoffman of South Carolina around 1965. Maroon colored beans. Once was a white seeded variety, but not sure it still exists anymore in the seed trade. Snap bean for home gardens, local market, shipping fresh and for freezing. 15-17" vines, bushy, sturdy, and strong roots. Pods round to heart-shaped, straight, 5-1/4", fleshy, low fiber, stingless, and medium dark green. Excellent for cool soil emergence for early season or cool coastal climates. Thoug...

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Waltham Butternut Squash

Cucurbita moschata Waltham Butternut (110 days)   The most popular butternut squash. Waltham is ...

Cucurbita moschata Waltham Butternut (110 days)   The most popular butternut squash. Waltham is more uniform in shape and size, with fewer crooknecks. This organic butternut has an excellent interior texture and color. Typically grows 8"x4" and can weigh up to 6 lbs. Waltham has a creamy, rich, dry yellow-orange flesh that has a nutty flavor. Vine are extremely vigorous so leave plenty of room for this butternut. Waltham Butternut makes one of my absolute favorite soups for a cold rainy da...

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Early Prolific Straightneck Squash

Early Prolific Straightneck Squash Seeds (48 days) An All American Selections Winner in 1938,...

Early Prolific Straightneck Squash Seeds (48 days) An All American Selections Winner in 1938, Early Prolific Straightneck produces high yields of lemon-yellow slightly club shaped squash. This yellow squash has been the standard for squash for generations. Early prolific squash is highly adaptable to many areas. Tastiest harvested when squash are 7" long or smaller. By far the most popular summer squash we sell.  

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Italian Roma Tomato Seeds

Solanum lycopersicum Italian Roma Tomato Seeds (78 days) determinate tomato vines   Italian Roma ...

Solanum lycopersicum Italian Roma Tomato Seeds (78 days) determinate tomato vines   Italian Roma produces 5-6 ounce elongated oblate, bright red fruits. Heavy crown set with high sugars. Perfect for sauce, paste and salsa.

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Clemson Spineless 80 Okra Seeds

Clemson Spineless Okra (58 days) 2 gram heirloom okra seed package contains 30-36 seeds Develope...

Clemson Spineless Okra (58 days) 2 gram heirloom okra seed package contains 30-36 seeds Developed by Clemson University Clemson Spineless 80 has longer pods, a more open form, and LESS prickly spines. Produces earlier than many okra varieties and can have some real heavy yields. Pods are tastiest around 3". Pick your okra daily. Never let the pods grow out past 3" or they will become tough. Even worse the plant will quit producing more yummy okra! Then whatcha going to do when it is time fo...

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Organic Baby Pak Choi

"white stem aka Naiyu" (33 days)  Who can resist Baby Pak Choy!  Juicy, succulent stems and leave...

"white stem aka Naiyu" (33 days)  Who can resist Baby Pak Choy!  Juicy, succulent stems and leaves in only 30 days.  Also called Shanghai Bok Choy.  Pak Choy is fast growing and great for winter-time greenhouse growing.  Extremely popular in stir frys.  A sell out every time at farmer's markets here in San Francisco.

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Watermelon Radish Seeds

Raphanus sativus Watermelon Radish Seeds (55 days) Sometimes called "Roseheart Radish" or "Red...

Raphanus sativus Watermelon Radish Seeds (55 days) Sometimes called "Roseheart Radish" or "Red Meat Radish". Radishes have been around since the time of the Romans, but this radish is relatively new. Watermelon radish seems to be all the rage when I go to farmers markets or local organic stores. The reason is not only the flavor, but the intense interior color just like a watermelon! The watermelon radish has ball-shaped root that is about 4 inches in diameter. The color starts with deep...

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Organic Mesclun Mixed Greens

Organic Gourmet Greens Mesclun Mix A succulent blend of gourmet greens that will satisfy your pal...

Organic Gourmet Greens Mesclun Mix A succulent blend of gourmet greens that will satisfy your pallet and is extremely healthy. This mesclun blend is the type normally served in fine restaurants, but you can grow it right in your own backyard. Everything is in one easy package. Just plant it, water it and serve it up! Contains: Arugula, Spinach, Swiss Chard, Endive, Kale, Mustards and Lettuces. Learn to grow Super Salad Greens for the price of a seed packet! Grow Super Salad Greens a 32 page ...

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Small Sugar Pumpkin Seeds

Small Sugar Pumpkin Seeds (95 days) Sometimes called New England Pie Pumpkin, Sugar Pie Pumpkin,...

Small Sugar Pumpkin Seeds (95 days) Sometimes called New England Pie Pumpkin, Sugar Pie Pumpkin, and Small Sugar Pie Pumpkin The long time favorite and standard for pies. None grows any sweeter. Fruits small, 6-8 lbs; round, flattened at the ends and a good keeper. Skin is deep orange, smooth but plainly ribbed. Flesh is thick, deep yellow, fine grained and has a deliciously sugar flavor. 1936 James Seed Co. says about small sugar pumpkin... "The fruits are small, ribbed, about 10 inches i...

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Vegetable Spaghetti Squash

Cucurbita pepo Vegetable Spaghetti (88 days) This squash is said to have originated in the 1890s,...

Cucurbita pepo Vegetable Spaghetti (88 days) This squash is said to have originated in the 1890s, but the first reference in any U.S. catalog I can find is 1937. (still searching...) This squash gets its name from the spaghetti like strands that come out of it once cooked. Spaghetti squash is from Japan, but leave it up to Americans to think of putting butter or sauce on it to create a healthy spaghetti like meal. Vegetable Spaghetti produces nice yields of cylindrical shaped squash. The crea...

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Organic Gourmet Salad Blend

  Organic Gourmet Salad Blend   A blend of some of our most popular lettuce varieties sure to sat...

  Organic Gourmet Salad Blend   A blend of some of our most popular lettuce varieties sure to satisfy the pickiest market grower. This divine blend of flavor and color will make any salad bowl pop. Very popular market seller blend that takes all the planning out of what to grow to satisfy your customers. Great for the home Gardener. Get several gourmet lettuces in one pack for a 1/4 of the price of buying them separately. Mix contains: Vivian (grn romaine), Silvia (red romaine), Red Salad Bow...

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Tendersweet Carrot Seed

(75 days)   Tendersweet has long, 9-10" tapered roots; rich orange color; sweet, and coreless.  T...

(75 days)   Tendersweet has long, 9-10" tapered roots; rich orange color; sweet, and coreless.  This heirloom carrot is a reliable producer that has been pleasing folks for generations.  Try Tendersweet carrot seed in your Victory Garden! 1935 Isbell's Seed Company. catalog says about tendersweet carrot seeds... "Very sweet and nearly coreless, of good shape; cylindrical, very smooth and about 6 inches long. Of deep orange-red color; crisp, tender and of very fine flavor. Tendersweet carrot i...

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Sweetie Tomato

Lycopersicon esculentum Sweetie Tomato 70 days 25 seeds Sweetie is a super-sweet red cherry tomat...

Lycopersicon esculentum Sweetie Tomato 70 days 25 seeds Sweetie is a super-sweet red cherry tomato that has a firm texture and flesh with a high sugar content. Very vigorous plants set massive amounts of 1-1.5" fruits. Perfect for fresh eating in salads or just popping them in your mouth! Sweetie is a reliable producer and a must try for any cherry tomato lover.

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Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce

Lactuca Sativa Black Seeded Simpson (45 days) An old reliable lettuce that is heat resistant, slo...

Lactuca Sativa Black Seeded Simpson (45 days) An old reliable lettuce that is heat resistant, slow to bolt and very dependable. Leaves are large, but lightly crispy and ruffled. Excellent for spring, early summer and fall planting. I remember my grandmother growing this variety. She was a practical German woman, so it was one of her favorite for its consistent yields...when the rabbits didn't find it! 1885 James J.H. Seed Co. says.."An improvement on the Simpson, being finer in many respects...

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Evergreen White Bunching Nebuka Onions

Allium cepa Evergreen White Bunching Nebuka Onions (65-120 days) Also called Nebuka onions. Fant...

Allium cepa Evergreen White Bunching Nebuka Onions (65-120 days) Also called Nebuka onions. Fantastic for green onions. Evergreen White produces clusters of 5-9 long, tall, crisp, silvery white stalks. Amazing flavor for a non-bulbing onion that is slow to go to seed. Good for spring or fall planting. TIP: Plant them first in planting trays (redwood box, old cat box, whatever) and then transplant them to the garden when they are about 1/2 the size of a pencil. In this way you can eliminate...

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Sweet Banana Pepper

Sweet Banana Pepper (70 days) Bright yellow fruits are sweet, crunchy and about 4-6" long...

Sweet Banana Pepper (70 days) Bright yellow fruits are sweet, crunchy and about 4-6" long. Many folks eat them right out of the garden, but they are delicious pickled as well. Banana peppers get sweeter as they ripen. Makes a nice pickling pepper. Many folks use banana peppers pickled on sandwiches and in salads. Others make sweet pepper jam or relish. I've been know to put them on pizza! This is a great pepper for short season climates because it produces so q...

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Emerald Giant Pepper Seeds

Emerald Giant Pepper Seeds (77 days)   .25 grams per seed package/Seed Package Contains Approx. 3...

Emerald Giant Pepper Seeds (77 days)   .25 grams per seed package/Seed Package Contains Approx. 30-45 heirloom pepper seeds.   Emerald Giant was developed in 1963. This huge pepper was selected for heavy yields and large robust plant structures to support lots of peppers. Fruits are emerald green, thick walled, very sweet 4 1/2" long by 3 1/2" wide. Classic four lobes perfect for stuffing. Very vigorous with plants reaching 3' tall. Will bear all season. Excellent for those in the South. Toba...

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Oregon Sugar Pod II Pea Seeds

Oregon Sugar Pod II Pea (65 days) Developed by Dr. James Baggett, of Oregon State University T...

Oregon Sugar Pod II Pea (65 days) Developed by Dr. James Baggett, of Oregon State University This edible-pod snow pea is not only extra sweet, but an extremely heavy yielder. Pea pods are 4-5", thick and tasty. Vines 24"-34". Oregon Sugar Pod II Pea bears 10 days earlier than Mammoth Melting Sugar Pea. Resistant to both pea enation virus and powdery mildew. Scott Meyer at Organic Gardening.com says... "Researchers in Alabama, Oregon and Florida grew a bunch of different snowpea varieties ...

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Dwarf Blue Curled Scotch Kale

Brassica oleracea  (56 days) First mentioned in garden text around 1863.  Dwarf Blue Curled Scotc...

Brassica oleracea  (56 days) First mentioned in garden text around 1863.  Dwarf Blue Curled Scotch is an early kale that produces tasty greens when used in salads or steamed. The blue-green leaves are finely curled and very attractive reaching 12-15" in high, and spread to 20-35" in width. Extremely hardy and productive. Will over winter with little protection. This is one of the best frost resistant kales.  A perfect source of nutritional greens during the cool season. Great market garden ka...

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Arugula, Roquette

Arugula "Roquette" (25-45 days) Approx. 100 seeds per pkg. The entire plant may be harvested, o...

Arugula "Roquette" (25-45 days) Approx. 100 seeds per pkg. The entire plant may be harvested, or individual leaves may be cut from the plant. Leaves give a sharp, spicy, pungent, peppery taste, similar to horseradish, in mixed salads, complementing both bland butterhead lettuce and bitter chicories. Best used raw in salads and in tomato dishes when the serrated leaves are only two to three inches long. It can be steamed, cooked as a potherb, or pureed and added to soups. Harvested leaves ca...

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Utah 52-70 Tall Improved Celery Seeds

Utah 52-70 Tall Improved (120 days) Introduced by Ferry-Morse Seed Company in 1953 I...

Utah 52-70 Tall Improved (120 days) Introduced by Ferry-Morse Seed Company in 1953 Imagine tall, tasty, crunchy organic celery grown in your own backyard. You know it has got to taste better than anything that came from the store. Utah 52-70 is an improved celery that grows taller, with longer ribs, deeper green color and sweeter than the original Utah. This variety does not need blanching. Disease Resistant for Brown Check, Western Celery Mosaic and Fusarium Race I...

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All the Year Round Lettuce

All the Year Round Lettuce Seeds Lactuca sativa (70days) This pre-1870 British heirloom is a tr...

All the Year Round Lettuce Seeds Lactuca sativa (70days) This pre-1870 British heirloom is a traditional butterhead lettuce.  Also known as 'All the Year Round', the medium-sized heads loosely formed heads and soft, buttery-textured green leaves and compact, solid crisp hearts produced a hardy reliable plant, that is slow to bolt even in hot weather. As the name implies, this variety can be sown in most locations from about March through August to harvest April to October for a nearly "year...

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Stowells Evergreen Sweet Corn

Zea mays Stowell's Evergreen Sweet Corn (95 days)   Stowell's Evergreen Sweet Corn was originall...

Zea mays Stowell's Evergreen Sweet Corn (95 days)   Stowell's Evergreen Sweet Corn was originally developed by Nathaniel Newman Stowell of Burlington, New Jersey in 1848. Stowell was a farmer and spent some years refining this variety, which he developed by crossing Menomony Soft Corn and Northern Sugar Corn. In the fall of 1855, he sold just two ears of seed corn to a close friend for four dollars, on the agreement that the seed was for personal use only. Stowell's "friend" then re-sold th...

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Organic Green Arrow Pea

Organic Green Arrow (68 days) Hails from England and has been a gourmet variety in the EU for ye...

Organic Green Arrow (68 days) Hails from England and has been a gourmet variety in the EU for years. It is a heavy yielding shelling pea providing loads of peas for fresh or canned use. Green Arrow grows 24 to 30 inches tall and have 4 to 5 inch pods, each packed with 8 to 11 petite, emerald green peas. Resists wilt and mildew. Remember peas like things cool so plant them as early as the soil can be worked. Perfect for canning. TIP Instead of building a trellis this year for your peas wh...

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Snowball Y Improved Cauliflower Seeds

Snowball Y Improved (70-80 days) Snowball Y improved was Introduced by Ferry-Morse Seed C...

Snowball Y Improved (70-80 days) Snowball Y improved was Introduced by Ferry-Morse Seed Company in 1947 It was developed from "Snowball" cauliflower which can be documented as early as 1884. Tasty snow white 6", dense, heavy, heads are tucked away amongst silvery-green leaves. A self blanching variety as the leaves curl around heads protecting them from sun. Excellent for home or market use. Well adapted to short season areas. Snowball Y Improved Cauliflower is Rec...

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Green Sprouting Calabrese Broccoli Seeds

Brassica oleracea Green Sprouting Broccoli Seed (60-90 days) This is the mainstay of our gardens....

Brassica oleracea Green Sprouting Broccoli Seed (60-90 days) This is the mainstay of our gardens. Our strain of Calabrese is VERY frost tolerant. As I type this four days after Christmas and nine days after a week long ice storm, WE STILL HAVE BROCCOLI. The hybrid broccoli froze solid. Start Green Sprouting broccoli early in the season and by early summer you will have tons of sweet broccoli. Harvest the central head then lay the plant over on its side for an explosion of side shoots that wil...

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Boston Pickling Cucumber Seeds

Cucumis sativus Boston Pickling Improved Cucumber Seeds (57 days) Was also known as "Green Pro...

Cucumis sativus Boston Pickling Improved Cucumber Seeds (57 days) Was also known as "Green Prolific" Boston Picking Cucumber is a very old (first documented in 1877) reliable pickling cucumber that was "improved" sometime in the 1950s giving it resistance to cucumber mosaic virus and cucumber scale. The Boston Pickling cucumber has been around for a long time for good reason, it is the standard for homemade pickles. It produces heavy yields of small 6" cucumbers downright perfect for pic...

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Cayenne Long Red Thin Pepper

Capsicum Annum Cayenne Long Red Thin Pepper (70 days) This is truly an heirloom as the Cayenne is...

Capsicum Annum Cayenne Long Red Thin Pepper (70 days) This is truly an heirloom as the Cayenne is known to be Pre-Columbian in origin. It is said to be named after the Cayenne River in French Guyana. First offered in the seed trade by Joseph Breck & Son in 1883 (that I can document). A hot, zesty and pungent organic pepper that is 6" long, but only a 1/2" wide. Don't let the size fool you, these kids pack a punch that will put a zing in any dish. Have you heard the song "come on baby lig...

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Summer Bibb Lettuce Seed

Summer Bibb Lettuce (43 days) Lt. John B. Bibb served in the War of 1812, represented Logan Coun...

Summer Bibb Lettuce (43 days) Lt. John B. Bibb served in the War of 1812, represented Logan County in the Kentucky House of Representatives and the state Senate from 1827 to 1834. Lt. Bibb was also an amateur horticulturist and developed the Bibb lettuce we know and love today. However, it wasn't offered commercially until 1935. Summer bibb is a fabulous tasting lettuce that is crisp, clean and easy to grow. Bibb will hold longer in the heat than Buttercrunch Bibb, yet still grows quickly i...

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Sugar Beet Seeds

Sugar Beet Seeds (90 days) Beta vulgaris Sadly, the USDA approved genetically engineered sugar be...

Sugar Beet Seeds (90 days) Beta vulgaris Sadly, the USDA approved genetically engineered sugar beets Feb. 4, 2011 This has sent many people looking for "genetically clean" sugar beet seeds. Sugar beets are a natural source of sugar and where most of the sugar industry derives its sugar from these days. Beets are up to 1 foot long and can weigh from 3-5 pounds. Seeding rates are from 10-15 lb. per acre. That means you need to thin them to make sure they have enough room to grow. Very frost tol...

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American Flag Leek Seeds

Allium ampeloprasum  (105 days)  Originated around 1870. Also called "Giant Musselburh" or "Scotc...

Allium ampeloprasum  (105 days)  Originated around 1870. Also called "Giant Musselburh" or "Scotch Flag".  Leeks date back to the time of the Ancient Egyptians. Their popularity has grown through many cultures since then.  Leeks create a tasty pearl-white bulb with huge green leaves. They have a delicate onion flavor that makes them a favorite in soups, stews and salads. Perfect for the home gardener and market grower. Stems grow 10-15" long and about 2-3" in diameter. Leek seeds should be ...

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Texas 1015 SuperSweet Onion Seed

(110 days) Allium cepa  Released in 1983. The Texas 1015 onion was developed by the legendary Dr....

(110 days) Allium cepa  Released in 1983. The Texas 1015 onion was developed by the legendary Dr. Leonard Pike of Texas A&M University, it's name derives from the planting date in Texas (October 15).  Texas 1015s were grown in the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas and took some 10 years to produce, this onion was dubbed the "million dollar baby" because of the enormous cost and amount of time it took to develop this exceptionally sweet onion.  1015's have flattened yellow bulbs with rounde...

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Catskill Brussel Sprouts

Brassica oleracea Catskill Brussel Sprouts (85--98 days) Introduced to the seed trade in 1941. Ca...

Brassica oleracea Catskill Brussel Sprouts (85--98 days) Introduced to the seed trade in 1941. Catskills produce a richly flavored heirloom brussel sprout that is about 1 1/2"- 2" in diameter. Very strong growth on a robust stalk that is 20-24" in height. Easy to pick. Excellent for fresh eating or freezing.

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Isis Candy Tomato Seeds

Isis Candy Cherry Tomato Seeds (67 days) Sustainably Grown Approx. 25 heirloom seeds Indeter...

Isis Candy Cherry Tomato Seeds (67 days) Sustainably Grown Approx. 25 heirloom seeds Indeterminate vines with regular leaves. Isis Candy Cherry produces 1-inch round, yellow-orange tomatoes with a sweet gold flesh. Actually, you can get all sorts of fun marbling of yellow-red coloring. The flavor is so rich, fruity and sweet. It really is like candy. Not as sweet as Coyote, but still very sweet. Some say Isis Candy is a real hit with their kids.

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Yellow Pear Tomato Seeds

Yellow Pear (78 days) Indeterminate. Yellow Pear are miniature pear-shaped tomatoes, that...

Yellow Pear (78 days) Indeterminate. Yellow Pear are miniature pear-shaped tomatoes, that are yellow of course and 1-3/4 to 2 inches long. Said to be very sweet, so much so that most never make it to the kitchen and are eaten on the spot. My brother's kids used to eat these like candy in the garden. Tall plants bear large and continuous harvests throughout the summer. 1916 Burpee's seed catalog says... "Similar to the Yellow Plum, but the fruits have a slim neck or distinct ...

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Golden Zucchini Squash Seed

C. pepo Golden Zucchini Squash Seed (57 days) Golden zucchini was introduced in the 1973 by th...

C. pepo Golden Zucchini Squash Seed (57 days) Golden zucchini was introduced in the 1973 by the W. Atlee Burppee seed company. Golden Zucchini is a compact bush type plant that is perfect for those with limited space in their gardens. It is a prolific producer of dazzling gold zucchinis that can grow over 10", but are tastiest when eaten at this size or smaller. This also encourages more fruit to grow. TIP Always have too many squash? Don't forget deep fried squash blossoms are VERY t...

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Sponge Luffa Gourd Seeds

Luffa aegyptiaca Sponge Luffa Gourd Seeds (130 days) 3 gram seed packet ~33 seeds I had more ...

Luffa aegyptiaca Sponge Luffa Gourd Seeds (130 days) 3 gram seed packet ~33 seeds I had more fun growing luffa seeds as a kid and there is something about knowing I can grow my own bath sponges now. They are renewable, 100% organic and biodegradable. I don't need to buy harvested endangered sea sponges that have been bleached when I can grow my own sponges in my backyard and you can too!   "Luffa seed germination is often slow and sporadic. To obtain good plant stands, luffa gourds shou...

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Texas Early Grano 502 PRR Onion

Allium cepa Texas Early Grano 502 PRR (175 days) Released by the Texas Agricultural Experimental...

Allium cepa Texas Early Grano 502 PRR (175 days) Released by the Texas Agricultural Experimental Station in 1944. 1933 began the Texas onion breeding program which was to produce the Mother "Grano 502" which was in the parentage of all SuperSweet onions such as Granex (Vidalia, Maui Maui and NoonDay) and the Texas 1015Y. Texas early grano forms large globe shaped vidalia-type onions. Fine eating quality, nicely uniform with a white flesh. Nice flavor that is not too pungent. Tolerance to ...

$2.61 $194.25

Hales Best Jumbo Melon Seeds

Cucumis melo Hale's Best Jumbo Melon Seeds (85 days) Seed Package Contains 1 gram or about 35 ...

Cucumis melo Hale's Best Jumbo Melon Seeds (85 days) Seed Package Contains 1 gram or about 35 seeds. Hale's Best Jumbo Melon was discovered by ID Hale near Brawley, California in 1923. It was reportedly growing in a Japanese market gardener's field. Hales Best Jumbo produces a thick, salmon-orange flesh that is sweet, juicy and has a creamy texture. The seed cavity is small. The fruit is very fragrant, oval shaped, heavily netted and can weigh up to 5lbs! Now that is a real jumbo melon. D...

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Organic Amish Paste Tomato Seeds

Organic Amish Paste Tomato (83 days) Indeterminate.   Amish Paste made its way out of the Amish t...

Organic Amish Paste Tomato (83 days) Indeterminate.   Amish Paste made its way out of the Amish territory in Lancaster, Pennsylvania many years ago and is now enjoyed by many around the world. This paste tomato produces a bright red, large, 8-12 ounce fruit that is juicy and meaty. Amish Paste makes one of the absolute best sweet, creamy and tomatoey flavors you have ever tasted. Perfect for sauces, tomato soups or even catsup. Amish Paste tomato is listed with Slow Foods Ark of Taste.

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Golden Summer Crookneck Squash

Cucurbita pepo Golden Summer Crookneck (42 days) Golden Summer Crookneck is a bush type plant ...

Cucurbita pepo Golden Summer Crookneck (42 days) Golden Summer Crookneck is a bush type plant produces copious yields of buttery-yellow squash with narrow curved neck. This squash is very tender and full of flavor. Golden summer turns deeper yellow as it matures. Best harvested when 8" long. Keep them picked and they will just keep coming. Extremely easy to grow. Golden Summer Crookneck is one of the earliest producing crookneck squash on the market that just keeps producing all summer lon...

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Cosmic Purple Carrot Seed

(58 days) Introduced in 2005.  7-8" of purple carrot power!  Purple on the outside and bright ora...

(58 days) Introduced in 2005.  7-8" of purple carrot power!  Purple on the outside and bright orange on the inside these carrots are a real show stopper. Have trouble getting the kids to eat carrots? Cosmic Purple to the rescue!  This is a sweet carrot that is tasty and coreless. Market growers that sell cosmic purple carrot normally sell out within hours of opening.  14" tops are great for the chickens, rabbits, goats or whatever you got around the farm.

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Red Creole Onion Seeds

Allium cepa Red Creole Onion Seeds (110 days)   The red creole onion was developed in 1962 by the...

Allium cepa Red Creole Onion Seeds (110 days)   The red creole onion was developed in 1962 by the Dessert Seed Company right here in California. This red onion is know for its storage ability and quick production in the South. Red creole has a flavor that is not quite as sweet as some red onions, but is spicy and excellent for cooking. The onion globe is somewhat flattened and red of course. Red creole is a fantastic choice for those of us in California and anyone in the South. Adapted partic...

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Yolo Wonder Pepper Seeds

Yolo Wonder Pepper Seeds (75 days) .25 grams per seed package/Seed Package Con...

Yolo Wonder Pepper Seeds (75 days) .25 grams per seed package/Seed Package Contains Approx. 30-45 heirloom pepper seeds. Improved strain of California Wonder, larger and more mosaic resistant, 4-4.5 x 3.75-4 in. diameter, thick flesh, 3-4 lobes, dark green to red, pendant, compact spreading 24-28 in. plant, dense foliage protects against sunscald. Thick skinned holds up well for baking or stuffing. Sweet, delicious and eaten raw in salads.

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Mortgage Lifter Tomato Seeds

Mortgage Lifter Tomato Seeds (82 days)   Approx. 25 heirloom tomato seeds Indeterminate vines wi...

Mortgage Lifter Tomato Seeds (82 days)   Approx. 25 heirloom tomato seeds Indeterminate vines with regular leaves. This is an heirloom tomato with a history to say the least! M.C. Byles (aka Radiator Charlie for the radiator business he ran) of Logan, West Virginia created this now legendary tomato by cross-breeding German Johnson, Beefsteak, English and Italian tomato varieties. Charlie had no formal plant breeding experience, just a determination to create the perfect tomato. After six yea...

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Cherry Belle Radish Seeds

Raphanus sativus Cherry Belle Radish Seeds (23 days) Still the fastest producing radish! Cherr...

Raphanus sativus Cherry Belle Radish Seeds (23 days) Still the fastest producing radish! Cherry Belle is a round, crunchy, crisp bright cherry red radish with an outstanding flavor. Originally from Holland, Cherry Belle was created to do well in mucky clay soils but grows extremely well in most soils. Resists pithiness found in so many other radishes. Tops grow 3-4's and can be used in salads when small. Stores for weeks in the fridge. Plant about every two weeks for a continuous harve...

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Jalapeno Tam Pepper Seed

Jalapeno Tam Pepper Seed (70-80 days) 250 mg packet ~30-45 heirloom pepper seeds. ...

Jalapeno Tam Pepper Seed (70-80 days) 250 mg packet ~30-45 heirloom pepper seeds. Tam Jalapeno was developed by Texas A&M University. This is a much milder jalapeno at only 1,000 Scoville Units. All the taste without the intense heat. Perfect for stuffing. Dry these chillies and make chili powder. Very productive. Disease resistant.

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Green Globe Artichoke Seeds

Cynara scolymus Green Globe Artichoke Seeds (85 days) Approx. 20 seeds per pkg First documented ...

Cynara scolymus Green Globe Artichoke Seeds (85 days) Approx. 20 seeds per pkg First documented listing in a seed catalog is 1883. Green globe is a perennial in zones 7-10 and planted as an annual elsewhere. This artichoke is known for being one of the fastest producers of artichokes grown from seed. Green Globe Artichokes produce tender, nutty and flavorful green artichokes. Just imagine the flavor of dipping your own artichokes in butter and savoring each moment not only for the flavor,...

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Harris Model Parsnip

Harris Model Parsnip (95 days) Harris is THE parsnip that people think of when they think of par...

Harris Model Parsnip (95 days) Harris is THE parsnip that people think of when they think of parsnips. This has been the standard for years and for good reason. Harris Model has smooth skin, a sweetish-nutty flavor and fine grained flesh. You can expect 12" long roots, that are 3 1/2 " at the shoulder. How do I eat them? Parsnips can be substituted for carrots in many recipes. You can remove the skin and mash them like potatoes with a little butter. Some folks grate them into salads fresh....

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