Specialty

Our specialty section includes seeds that the common gardener may not encounter everyday, but we found some varieites we liked and wanted to share them with you.

Erlenes Green Cotton

Gossypium hirsutum Erlene's Green Foliated, White Cotton (130-150 days) 1 gram packet ~10 seeds D...

Gossypium hirsutum Erlene's Green Foliated, White Cotton (130-150 days) 1 gram packet ~10 seeds Due to state regulations, we cannot ship to California, Georgia and South Carolina There are a limited amount of packets, so get them while you can! A Texas Heirloom, Erlene's Green Cotton has light olive green fibers. Erlene Melancon lives in East Texas, where she has been spinning this green cotton, that was also favored by her grandmother. Cotton's of several colors, like green, blue, yellow, an...

$5.24

Midnight Red Amaranth

(20-45 days)  One gram will sow 45 feet at (thinned) spacing of 12-18” on 24” rows. Beautiful tri...

(20-45 days)  One gram will sow 45 feet at (thinned) spacing of 12-18” on 24” rows. Beautiful tri-color annual vigorous variety.  Tender greens that will please the eyes as well as the palette.  Great as a colorful addition to salads, or cooked.  Add sunflowers and make a stunning flower arrangement!

$2.40 $209.99

Red Garnet Amaranth Seed

Amaranthus caudatus Red Garnet Amaranth 7 grams - approximately 7000 seeds per seed pkg One...

Amaranthus caudatus Red Garnet Amaranth 7 grams - approximately 7000 seeds per seed pkg One gram will sow 45 feet at (thinned) spacing of 12-18” on 24” rows. Intensely bright fuchsia-red plants are just much brighter than most Amaranths we think. Red Garnet can be used as a cooked green, allowed to flower for a dramatic display in the garden or grow it for grain! Some folks share the grain with the birds attracting beautiful buntings, goldfinches and other flying jewels. Red Garnet Ama...

$2.61 $38.84

German Golden Millet Seed

German Golden Millet Seed This particular strain has been around for some time, but the first tim...

German Golden Millet Seed This particular strain has been around for some time, but the first time we can document being sold as seed was in 1889. Super popular in feed mixes for exotic birds like finches and canaries, but many birds delight in this millet. Most people hang the entire sprig in the cage for birds to eat. Excellent for those birders looking to attract rare birds to their garden. Millet is used as a porridge or breakfast food in many countries. Golden German millet is a late mat...

$2.93 $52.49

Japanese Millet

(Echinochloa esculenta) Japanese millet   Japanese Millet is warm season grass that is grown pri...

(Echinochloa esculenta) Japanese millet   Japanese Millet is warm season grass that is grown primarily for forage, wildlife habitat and of course is a favorite bird food. Can tolerate wet soils once established. Commonly planted in wetlands, near ponds or along streams to attract water fowl. It is robust with course, hairless leaves 4-20 inches long with stems that are thicker than most millets. Grows 2-4' tall. Japanese millet is a weed-suppressing cover crop that can grow up to 4 ft in...

$2.09 $75.59

White Proso Millet

White Proso Millet (70-100 days) 1 oz package Proso millet, also called Proso, grain millet or h...

White Proso Millet (70-100 days) 1 oz package Proso millet, also called Proso, grain millet or hog millet, is grown primarily in the US for feed grain or birdseed purposes. However, most of the world eats millet and it is becoming wildly popular in health food stores today. Proso is a warm-season grass and is well-adapted to the warm summer temperatures. It is, however, sensitive to frost and therefore usually is planted in June. Proso has a shallow root system, but because of its short grow...

$3.14 $83.99

Winter Cereal Rye

Winter Cereal Rye 1 oz package - covers about 50 square feet Cereal rye grows best on well-drain...

Winter Cereal Rye 1 oz package - covers about 50 square feet Cereal rye grows best on well-drained loamy soils but is tolerant of both heavy clays and droughty, sandy soils. It often grows in infertile soils where other cereal grains fail. Optimum soil pH is 5.0­7.0, but pH in the range of 4.5­8.0 is tolerated. Cereal rye is the most winter-hardy of all cereal grains, enduring temperatures as low as -30°F once established. It can germinate and grow at temperatures as low as 33°F; however, o...

$2.61 $120.32

Adonis Tobacco

Adonis is a new breed of dark air-cured tobacco with low nicotine and spicy flavor. Developed in ...

Adonis is a new breed of dark air-cured tobacco with low nicotine and spicy flavor. Developed in Germany, this vigorous early season grower performs very well in cooler climates producing a dark green heavyweight leaf. It has closely spaced leaves and grows to 5 feet. Its low dense growth makes it very resistant to adverse weather conditions. Mature plants have some frost resistance.

$3.14 $13.64

African Red Tobacco Seeds

African Red Tobacco Seeds   African Red is a bright leaf variety with light green colored leaves ...

African Red Tobacco Seeds   African Red is a bright leaf variety with light green colored leaves and white stemmed. A vigorous grower reaching 8 feet (200cm) in height at the first crows foot. Plant form is columnar. The average size of a 10th leaf at maturity 28 inches (60cm). Leaf width 12" (25cm) 28 leaves total on un-topped plants, not including bed leaves. Matures in 80 days. Has a high nicotine content, averaging 29.8 mg/g of dried leaf. Original seed donated to the USDA from Transvaal,...

$4.46 $14.96

Ahus Tobacco

Ahus is a fast growing and very early maturing tobacco from Sweden. It is ideal for areas ...

Ahus is a fast growing and very early maturing tobacco from Sweden. It is ideal for areas with a very short growing season. The plants grow to about 30" in height and begin to bloom only 30 days after transplant. The leaf can be harvested at 40 - 45 days. Ahus can be used for a cigar or pipe tobacco and is often used in making snuff.

$3.14 $13.64

American 572 Tobacco

American 572 is a columnar form plant with an aromatic high grade leaf. Suitable for air drying o...

American 572 is a columnar form plant with an aromatic high grade leaf. Suitable for air drying or flu curing. Considered one of the best varieties of Americana. Imported from Ukraine.

$3.41 $13.91

Bafra Tobacco Seeds

Bafra Tobacco Seeds Bafra - Turkish tobacco often used in pipe tobacco blends and ci...

Bafra Tobacco Seeds Bafra - Turkish tobacco often used in pipe tobacco blends and cigarettes. Columnar plant growing to 5 feet. Mature in 50 days. Cures a medium brown. Has a very low nicotine content. ars-grin.gov PI 49414

$3.14 $13.64

Baiano Tobacco Seeds

Baiano Tobacco Seeds  65 – 70 days. Baiano is a Hungarian variety used in cigars and pipe tobacco...

Baiano Tobacco Seeds  65 – 70 days. Baiano is a Hungarian variety used in cigars and pipe tobaccos. It is a heavy producer with large thick leaves. Columnar plant form reaching 5 feet in height. Little to no suckering. Leaves are a dark green, closely spaced on the stalk, and grow very upright, folding in tight to the stalk in the evenings. It has a very densely packed flower head with pink flowers. Mature plants tolerate frost well.

$3.66 $14.16

Balikesir Tobacco Seed

Balikesir Tobacco Seed Balikesir grows to over 6 feet in height and produces some of the largest ...

Balikesir Tobacco Seed Balikesir grows to over 6 feet in height and produces some of the largest leaves of any Turkish variety. It sun cures to a light tan color or air cures to a dark cocoa brown. Matures in 60-65 days.

$3.14 $13.64

Banana Leaf Tobacco Seeds

Banana Leaf Tobacco Seeds Banana Leaf is a bright leaf heirloom variety that grows t...

Banana Leaf Tobacco Seeds Banana Leaf is a bright leaf heirloom variety that grows to 6 feet or more in height. It produces a narrow pointed leaf to 30" long and 12" wide. It gives good yields and matures in only 50-55 days. ars-grin.gov PI 552298

$3.14 $13.64

Big Gem Tobacco Seeds

Big Gem Tobacco Seeds Big Gem is an heirloom bright leaf variety which grows to 5 1/...

Big Gem Tobacco Seeds Big Gem is an heirloom bright leaf variety which grows to 5 1/2 feet in height. It produces leaves 30" long by 18" wide and matures in only 55-60 days. A tried and true variety that is a good producer. ars-grin.gov PI 552343

$3.14 $13.64

Black Sea Samsun Tobacco Seeds

Black Sea Samsun Tobacco Seeds   Black Sea Samsun originated in the Samsun region of Turkey near ...

Black Sea Samsun Tobacco Seeds   Black Sea Samsun originated in the Samsun region of Turkey near the Black Sea. Prized for rich flavor and aroma, but yet mild to smoke. It matures in 65-70 days and is often sun cured. An excellent blend for cigarettes or pipes, or on its own.

$3.66 $13.64

Bolivian Criollo Black Tobacco

Bolivian Criollo Black is classified as a dark tobacco, but it has many characteristics similar t...

Bolivian Criollo Black is classified as a dark tobacco, but it has many characteristics similar to a burley. It is a vigorous grower and heavy producer reaching up to 8' in height, and reaching maturity in 70 days. It produces 26 - 28 harvestable leaves per plant. The large white stemmed leaves are very sticky and reach 14" -16" in width and 30" - 36" long. The leaves turn a light green and yellow as they ripen, and air cure easily to a light brown. The flavor is similar to a medium strength ...

$3.41 $13.91

Burley 21 Tobacco Seeds

Burley 21 Tobacco Seeds 100 seeds in a package Burley 21 is heirloom Burley vari...

Burley 21 Tobacco Seeds 100 seeds in a package Burley 21 is heirloom Burley variety that is a long time favorite of growers. It grows to 6-7 feet and is a reliable producer of large heavy leaf. It does well in a wide range of climates and matures in 65-70 days. The leaves make a strong full flavored smoke that is commonly used as a blend in cigarettes, cigars and pipe tobaccos. ars-grin.gov PI 511342

$3.41 $13.64

Catterton Tobacco Seeds

Catterton Tobacco Seeds   Catterton - Heirloom Maryland type tobacco. A very good producer with s...

Catterton Tobacco Seeds   Catterton - Heirloom Maryland type tobacco. A very good producer with sharply pointed leaves growing to over 30 inches long and 16 inches wide. Air cures easily to a rich reddish brown color. A medium flavored smoke which is excellent for cigarettes, alone, or as a blend. Also used in cigars and pipe tobaccos. Matures in 60-65 days. Although some growers have reported heavy suckering with Catterton, our grows have produced nearly none. "This variety is one of our per...

$3.14 $13.64

Cherry Red Tobacco Seeds

Cherry Red Tobacco Seeds   Cherry Red - Bright leaf variety growing to 7 feet in height. One of t...

Cherry Red Tobacco Seeds   Cherry Red - Bright leaf variety growing to 7 feet in height. One of the heaviest producing bright leafs we have grown. Averaging 26 leaves to crows foot, not including bed leaves. Leaves grow to 24 inches in length and 15 wide. Moderate suckering. Matures in about 75 days after transplant. Leaves air cure to a light yellow/gold color. ars-grin.gov PI 552572

$3.14 $13.64

Cigar Tobacco Seed Collection

A premier cigar seed collection.  Here is a collection of our three best selling cigar types. Co...

A premier cigar seed collection.  Here is a collection of our three best selling cigar types. Comes with detailed planting instructions.  Option #1 Cuban Criollo 98 is one of the most valued strains for Cuban cigars. It originated from a crossing between the varieties ' Havana 92' and `Habana P.R'. Cultivated in the sun it produces from 14 to 16 useful leaves per plant and makes an excellent binder. It reaches an average height of 6 feet. Leaves average 24 inches in length and 12 inches wi...

$15.74 $26.24

Connecticut Broadleaf Tobacco Seeds

Connecticut Broadleaf Tobacco Seeds   Mentioned in seed catalogs as early as 1884. Fine texture a...

Connecticut Broadleaf Tobacco Seeds   Mentioned in seed catalogs as early as 1884. Fine texture and long leaf. Connecticut Broadleaf is a fast maturing cigar wrapper tobacco. It grows to 4 feet in height with dark green leaves to 30" long and 16" wide. It matures in only 45-50 days.

$3.14 $13.64

Costa Rica Tobacco Seeds

Costa Rica Tobacco Seeds   Costa Rica 589 is a primitive variety and is unclassified. It's growth...

Costa Rica Tobacco Seeds   Costa Rica 589 is a primitive variety and is unclassified. It's growth habit and plant form resemble that of Turkish varieties such as Black Sea Samsun. The leaves are a medium green and have a glossy appearance when mature. Tolerates frost well.

$3.14 $13.64

Cuba 4 Tobacco Seeds

Cuba 4 Tobacco Seeds Cuba 4 is a primitive and unclassified tobacco. It grows to...

Cuba 4 Tobacco Seeds Cuba 4 is a primitive and unclassified tobacco. It grows to 4 1/2 feet in height with dark green leaves. Leaves are pointed and grow to 20" long by 10" wide and are widely spaced..

$3.14 $13.64

Cuban Criollo 98 Tobacco

Cuban Criollo 98 Tobacco Cuban Criollo 98 is one of the most valued strains for Cuban cigars. It ...

Cuban Criollo 98 Tobacco Cuban Criollo 98 is one of the most valued strains for Cuban cigars. It originated from a crossing between the varieties ' Havana 92' and `Habana P.R'. Cultivated in the sun it produces from 14 to 16 useful leaves per plant and makes an excellent binder. It reaches an average height of 6 feet. Leaves average 24 inches in length and 12 inches wide. It is resistant to the Blue Mold, the Blackish Paw and the Tobacco Mosaic Virus and moderately resistant to the Environmen...

$3.14 $13.64

Dominican Republic Olor Tobacco

"The Dominican Republic is the leading country worldwide when it comes to tobacco cultivation. It...

"The Dominican Republic is the leading country worldwide when it comes to tobacco cultivation. Its cigars are the most popular in the United States, one of the most tobacco-loving countries in the world. They have recently been able to overtake their direct rival, the Havana cigar, as the world’s most popular tobacco According to the International Tobacco Growers’ Association, they have already conquered 60% of the North American tobacco market. At the same time, the whole of Europe as well a...

$3.66 $14.16

Florida Sumatra Tobacco Seed

Florida Sumatra Tobacco Seed 100 seeds per packet This is hands down our most po...

Florida Sumatra Tobacco Seed 100 seeds per packet This is hands down our most popular heirloom tobacco seed. Mentioned in seed catalogs as early as 1884. Makes an excellent wrapper for cigars or filler. Air-cured. Makes a very smooth smoking cigar. A real favorite. Large 6-8' plant with equally large leaves. Matures in 55 days. Amazing smell from the plants in the hot sun, almost spicy...hard to describe other than amazing. 1904 Buckbee's ...

$3.94 $20.99

Gold Dollar Tobacco Seed

Gold Dollar Tobacco Seeds Approximately 100 Tobacco Seeds per Packet Gold Dolla...

Gold Dollar Tobacco Seeds Approximately 100 Tobacco Seeds per Packet Gold Dollar is an heirloom tobacco bright leaf that grow to 4 1/2 feet in height with tobacco leaves over 2 feet long. An early maturing tobacco variety that ripens in 50-55 days. A flue cured type that makes excellent pipe or cigarette blending. Gold Dollar tobacco air cures to a light brown. Excellent for those with a short tobacco growing season.

$3.14 $13.64

Gold Leaf 939 Tobacco Seed

Gold Leaf 939 Tobacco Seed 60-65 days Gold Leaf 939 is a bright leaf Virginia t...

Gold Leaf 939 Tobacco Seed 60-65 days Gold Leaf 939 is a bright leaf Virginia type tobacco with very good yields of leaf averaging 12" wide by 20" long. It grow 5-6 feet in height with closely spaced leaves and matures in 60 to 65 days. It has excellent uniformity between plants which makes it easy to manage. Suckering is very low. The leaves turn yellow as it ripens, and air cure to a light golden brown.

$3.41 $13.91

Gold Leaf Orinoco Tobacco

Gold Leaf Orinoco is a bright leaf tobacco that has been cultivated for generations in Peru. ...

Gold Leaf Orinoco is a bright leaf tobacco that has been cultivated for generations in Peru. It has a pyramidal shape and grows up to 6' in height, with leaves averaging 22"-24" long and 12"-14" in width. It matures in approximately 60-65 days. Modern day varieties of Virginian tobacco were originally developed from Orinoco's. The flavor of Gold Leaf Orinoco is similar to the dark Virginian types of tobacco, with the upper leaves being the strongest. It is an excellent toba...

$3.14 $13.64

Golden Burley Tobacco Seeds

Golden Burley Tobacco Seeds Golden Burley is a medium flavored Burley with excellent...

Golden Burley Tobacco Seeds Golden Burley is a medium flavored Burley with excellent curability. The leaves grow to over 30" long by 12" wide, and turn a bright lemon yellow when ripe. Plants grow to 4 1/2 feet in height with little to no suckering. Matures in 60-65 days after transplant. Air cures to a light buck skin brown color. Requires less aging time than most Burleys. ars-grin.gov PI 552644

$3.14 $13.64

Habano 2000 Tobacco

Habano 2000 Tobacco Habano 2000 is derived from a crossing between the variety Corojo and a non c...

Habano 2000 Tobacco Habano 2000 is derived from a crossing between the variety Corojo and a non commercial variety of Cuban dark tobacco, the Habano 2.1.1, from which is derived its resistance to the Gray Mold. Grown in direct sun. it reaches an average height of 6 feet with 14-16 leaves per plant. In very rich soils it can develop up to 18 leaves per plant. Sun grown plants are often used as a binder or filler. Grown under a shade cloths, Habano 2000 makes an excellent wrapper.

$3.14 $13.64

Havana 142 Tobacco

Havana 142 Tobacco Havana 142 is classified as a cigar binder but is often used in m...

Havana 142 Tobacco Havana 142 is classified as a cigar binder but is often used in making chew. Many growers find it makes an excellent cigarette tobacco as well. A columnar plant which grows to a height of 4 feet, it matures in only 55 days. A good choice for areas with short growing seasons. Air cures to a light brown.

$3.14 $13.64

Havana 608 Tobacco

Havana 608 is a cigar filler or binder tobacco. It grows to 6' closely spaced leaves and m...

Havana 608 is a cigar filler or binder tobacco. It grows to 6' closely spaced leaves and matures in about 65 days. The leaves are a very bright green and upturned with slightly down turned tips. It holds up well during inclement weather and the pyramidal shape gives it good wind resistance. The leaves turn a light yellow green with yellowing at the edges when ripe. Plants average 20 harvestable leaves per plant, and are 14"-16" in width and 20" long. Air cures to a ...

$3.14 $13.64