desert

Showing all 11 results

  • Amaranth: Hopi Red Dye

    $4.50 $4.50

    A beautiful ancient grain reaches 4-6 feet, producing long, dark red foliage. Traditionally used on the Hopi Nation for grain, flour, and a natural food dye to color piki bread.

  • Corn, Field: Painted Mountain

    $5.50 $5.50

    (Zea mays)

    This amazingly hardy corn was bred in the Montana mountains. Impressive cold hardiness, earliness, drought tolerance and they thrive at high altitudes.

    Germination Rate 95% – July 2021
    Minimum 40 Seeds

  • Cornflower: Bachelor Button – Classical Romantic Mix

    $5.50 $5.50

    A mix of mixes. Selected from Baker Creek’s “Bachelor Button Romantic Mix” and their “Classic Mix”.

  • Sonoran Sunset Marigold

    Marigold: Sonoran Sunset

    $5.50 $5.50

    Brightly-painted hues are reminiscent of the American Southwest and its beautiful sunsets. Heat and drought resistant, grown near Phoenix across the heat and cold of three seasons in the Sonoran desert and five seasons at 6700 feet in the Painted Desert.

  • Orach, green: Taos Mountain Spinach

    $5.50 $5.50

    An orach or “mountain spinach” natively growing near Taos, New Mexico.

  • Pepper, Chili: Gila River Serrano

    $5.50 $5.50

    These were grown by a neighbor of ours when our farm was near Phoenix. She brought them with her from central Sonora, Mexico. The plant grew year-round in that climate for years (zone 9).

    These farms were about 1/2 mile from the Gila River. When we moved to Apache County, she kindly donated a good stash of the old neighborhood’s favorite chilis.

    Minimum 45 seeds

  • Chocolate Cake Bell Pepper

    Pepper, Sweet: Chocolate Cake Bell

    $5.75

    The medium, very sweet 4-inch Chocolate Cake bell pepper has been hand-selected by North Carolina’s Doug Jones for exceptional sweetness and gorgeous deep chocolate color.

    Minimum 30 seeds.

  • Orange Bell Pepper

    Pepper, Sweet: Painted Desert Honeybell

    $5.75

    (Capsicum annuum)

    The blocky, 4-inch Painted Desert Honeybell has been hand-selected from Orange Sun foundation stock in our gardens for sweetness, productivity and bright orange color along with hardiness to temperature changes and drought tolerance.

    Minimum 50 Seeds

  • Sunflower: Titan

    $5.50 $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.

    Minimum 35 Seeds

  • Tomato, Cherry: Blue Gold Berries

    $6.00 $6.00

    (Solanum lycopersicum)

    80 days.

    Eye-popping gold cherry tomato blushes dark blue to purple where the skin receives the sun, while the green portions ripen to a burnished gold color. Fruit is produced as clusters of 5-8 tomatoes in a lattice pattern. Anyplace the sun makes contact on these bright yellow tomatoes, their skin turns dark blue due to the high levels of antioxidant compounds known as anthocyanins, except where the tomatoes are shaded from the sun, where they remain their natural bright gold color.

  • Watermelon: Orange Tendersweet

    $5.75

    A medium to large, heat and drought resistant watermelon, dark green rinds with yellowish irregular striping and very sweet orange flesh.