heirloom

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  • Amaranth: Hopi Red Dye

    $5.50 $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.

  • Basil: Dark Opal Purple

    $5.50 $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: Lemon Basil

    $5.50 $5.50

    Citrusy fresh green basil. Spectacular as a garnish, in salads, or for adding color to 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. 

  • Bean, Pole: Rattlesnake Snap

    $5.75 $5.75

    (Phaseolus Vulgaris)

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

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

  • 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 $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 $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.

  • Coneflower: Echinacea

    $5.50 $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

  • 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 94% – July 2020
    Minimum 40 Seeds

  • Corn, Sweet: Golden Bantam

    $5.75

    (Zea mays)

    First introduced by Burpee Seeds in 1902, at a time when the most popular sweet corn were all white varieties.  According to Burpee a skilled gardener in Greenfield, Massachusetts developed this variety because he wanted the earliest corn in the area.

    Germination Rate 93% – September 2020
    Minimum 30 Seeds

  • Cornflower: Bachelor Button – Classical Romantic Mix

    $5.50 $5.50

    A mix of mixes. Selected from Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds’ “Bachelor Button Romantic Mix” and their “Classic Mix”, grown out for two seasons in Southwest Maricopa County, Arizona, Zone 9. Also, two seasons in Apache County, northeast Arizona, 6700 feet, zone 5-6.

  • Herb: Cilantro, Mexican Coriander

    $5.50 $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.

  • Silvia Red Romaine

    Lettuce, Romaine: Silvia Red

    $5.50 $5.50

    Silvia is a dark wine-colored Romaine Lettuce with elongated, spoon-shaped leaves. Fast growing, Silvia grows well in containers and performs great in microgreens harvesting.

    Minimum 55 seeds

  • 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.