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  • Amaranth: Hopi Red Dye

    $5.50

    This incredibly gorgeous, ancient grain can reach over 6 feet tall, producing long, dark red foliage. Traditionally used on the Hopi Nation as a natural food dye to color piki bread.

  • Michihli

    Chinese Cabbage: Michihli

    $5.50

    The Chinese cabbage was principally grown in the Yangtze River Delta region, but the Ming Dynasty naturalist Li Shizhen popularized it by bringing attention to its medicinal qualities.

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    Herb: Cilantro, Mexican Coriander

    $5.50

    Coriander grows wild over a wide area of Western Asia and southern Europe. It was brought to the British colonies in North America in 1670, and was one of the first spices cultivated by early settlers.

    The ground seeds are the spice we know as Coriander.

    The leaves from Coriander are called “Cilantro” in North America.

  • Mexican Red Torch Sunflower

    Mexican Sunflower: Red Torch

    $5.50

    Showy sunflowers (to 3” across) with orange to orange-red rays and orange-yellow disks bloom from mid-summer to fall.

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    Orach: Taos Mountain Spinach

    $5.50

    An orach or “mountain spinach” collected at Chamisal, near Taos NM at 7500 feet.

  • Sunflower: Titan

    $5.50

    (Helianthus annuus)

    The Titan Sunflower is a truly fun and astounding plant. Capable of 12-plus feet in height and a flower of up to two feet across, the Titan certainly lives up to its name. Deep yellow color and old-fashioned appearance make for a striking border, fence cover or backdrop.

    Germination 93% – Tested August 2019

    Minimum 35 Seeds