heirloom

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  • Amaranth: Hopi Red Dye

    $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.

  • Basil: Purple Dark Opal

    $5.50

    This basil features beautiful lilac flowers with dark red stems. Excellent contrast with green basil. Spectacular as a garnish, in salads, or for adding color to basil vinegars.

  • Basil: Mrs Burns Lemon Basil

    $5.50

    Citrusy fresh green basil. Spectacular as a garnish, in salads, or in basil vinegars. New Mexico heirloom strain, selected for decades.

  • Bean, Bush: Blue Lake

    $5.75

    (Phaseolus vulgaris)

    Blue Lake Bush Bean grows in the shape of a bush, and doesn’t need a pole or support.

    Minimum 20 seeds

  • Bean, Pole: Rattlesnake Snap

    $5.75

    (Phaseolus vulgaris)

    Legendary Southwestern favorite, extremely water efficient, eats drought for lunch.

    Planted in mid- to late summer, monsoon rain alone can produce a survival crop from the Rattlesnake. Good flavor and very tender; the speckled seeds are popular in soup.

  • Cabbage: Brunswick

    $5.50

    90 days.

    This large German drumhead is an heirloom storage cabbage, first imported to the USA in 1824. It’s quite cold hardy, and regularly hits 7-10 pounds in our gardens.

    Minimum 40 Seeds

  • Cabbage: Golden Acre

    $5.75

    (Brassica oleracea capitata)

    Early, compact, 2-3 pound round head cabbage that’s sweet and takes chilly climates well. Very well suited to northern climates and is often favored for homestead or prepping use.

    Minimum 50 seeds

  • Cabbage: Red Express

    $5.75

    (Brassica Olearacea Capitata)

    80 Days, 65 Days from Transplant. A compact red cabbage with a blue cast, very cold hardy, suitable for northern growers.

    Minimum 50 seeds

  • Carrot: Scarlet Nantes

    $5.50

    (Daucus Carota)

    60 Days

    This is probably the king of the farmer’s market, and definitely a favorite among dedicated home gardeners. A great variety for heavy soils, producing uniform roots about six inches long and an inch across.

  • Michihli

    Chinese Cabbage: Michihli

    $5.50

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

  • Chives: Garlic Chives

    $5.50

    Garlic Chives are a species of onion, native to southwestern parts of the Chinese province of Shanxi, and cultivated and naturalized elsewhere in Asia and around the world.

    Uses have included ornamental plants, including cut and dried flowers, culinary herb, and traditional medicine.

    Minimum 45 seeds

  • Coneflower: Echinacea

    $5.50

    This easy-to-grow, popular North American native bears striking, rich rosy-pink, daisy-like flowers in summer that attract butterflies. Plants are heat- and drought-tolerant, and blooms are used for cut- and dried-flower arrangements. The drug Echinacea, used to boost the immune system, comes from this genus.

    “Echinacea is a genus of herbaceous flowering plants in the daisy family. The Echinacea genus has nine species, which are commonly called purple coneflowers. They are found mainly in eastern and central North America, growing in moist to dry prairies, and in open wooded areas. They have large, showy heads of composite flowers, blooming from early to late summer.” – Wikipedia

    Minimum 40 seeds