Novelties of heirloom seeds for the Second week of November 2018
The assortment of goods of our store has been replenished, - novelties of heirloom seeds. All the seeds before packaging are tested for germination and variety, so you can be sure that the plant that is mentioned in the description will grow.
Gargamel was one of the earliest plants of 2014, but by far was the most lovely considering the deep purple stems and slightly wispy regular leaf foliage spaced distantly to expose the clusters of striped anthocyanin heart shaped saladettes.
As one of the world’s most popular commodities, it is grown commercially throughout South America. Commercial growth focuses on quick production and larger beans and so plants are placed in full sun and watered extensively.
Peter peppers range from medium-hot to pretty darn fiery (reportedly in the 20,000 to 30,000 Scoville Units range and are good tasting (great for spicing up salsa as well as conversation).
Grow this charming annual from Marigold seeds. It is a dwarf variety and early flowering with double crested flowers. The blooms are bi-colored with shades of red and orange, and they are so gorgeous that they demand a second look!
Mid-season high-yielding variety. From germination to technical ripeness takes 85-95 days, to biological - 125-130 days. The stem is 1.8-2 m high. The ears are cylindrical, 20-25 cm long, weighing 250-300 grams. Grains are white, delicate, very sweet.
A delicate parsley-like plant with a hint of licorice aroma, its delicate flavour disappears in cooking so add it just prior to serving or add raw leaves fresh to salads. Chervil likes to grow in a cool season, and it actually thrives in partial shade.
Most yellow cherry tomatoes are grown mainly for their color not taste, but Cherry Gold has both full, sweet tomato flavor and jewel toned golden yellow fruits. These glossy 1 inch cherries are delicious eaten right from the vine, enjoyed for snacks.
Golden King Of Siberia tomato is a very tasty oxheart variety. They ripen to a really soft yellow about 80 days after transplant. Plants have the signature wispy leaves and are really good with diseases. Tomatoes are about 6-16 ounces.
The Cuore di Bue (oxheart) tomato is an old Italian variety of beefsteak tomato which is rarely offered in Germany. The up to 500 g, strongly ribbed, fleshy, light red fruits have a very thin skin, and are therefore not easily storable.
This is the name of a medium-sized tomato from America. The plant's bush reaches a height of almost 80 centimeters. Fruits attract attention by an unusual shape and color. In appearance, they are long, elongated, like a banana.
Medium early variety of tomatoes. The plant grows to a height of 200 cm. The fruits are heart-shaped, pink-red in color, weighing up to 400 g, tasty and juicy.
Mid-season variety of tomatoes. Plant ~150 cm in height. Fruits are round, weighing up to 100 g, dark pink with green stripes. Multiple variety.
Mid-late variety of tomatoes. The plant grows 80 cm in height. The fruits are rounded, yellow-orange, and pink inside. Variety of universal use.
If you are a lover of black tomatoes or if you have never tasted one, Vorlon tomato would be a good one to try. Vorlon is a well balanced tomato with softish flesh that melts in your mouth. This is a great tomato for sandwiches, salsas, and fresh eating.
It is slightly sweet with not too much juice. It is also a great sauce tomato because it’s meaty and dense. Because of its unique ribbing, it is also great for garnish. Fruits can reach 14 ounces. A great market variety.
85 days. Appropriately, American Ribbed Orange tomato is named because of its ribbed appearance. For me, this tomato has some very specific purposes. Fruits can reach 14 ounces. A great market variety.
Tomato Hubal is a medium early variety that shows high productivity. This determinate plant grows rapidly, developing slender stems. The fruit are gathered in clusters, a few per each, and may reach average weight of 120 - 140 g.
Late-rippening variety of Czech breeding. The plant is powerful, indeterminate. The fruits are bright yellow, shaped like lemons. In one brush about 30 fruits are formed. The weight of the fruit is 75-85 grams, the weight of the hand is up to 2.5 kg.
Bell Pepper shaped Czech variety. Horn of the Andes type, 200 g. Tight flesh, not very juicy but tasty. Few seeds and very good for hamburgers, sandwiches and salads.
Medium early, tall variety valued for unique looking (looks like an apple!), superb flavoured fruits. Suitable for growing in pots inside balconies, outside and green houses. One stem sets 20-25 fruits, each weighing apprx 40g (1.41oz). Fruits are meaty.
Czech variety. Mid-season (80-90 days) indeterminate variety with regular leafs. The inflorescence is composite, large number of flowers (fifteen or more), often one or two of them are megablooms.
Charming mid-early high-yielding variety. The plant with a height of 1-1,5m is abundantly loaded with dense-pink rounded fruits weighing 200-220 grams, with delicate juicy pulp, excellent dessert taste. Ideal for fresh consumption, salads, juices.
Goat’s beard -tragopogon pratenis– grows best in well-drained, dry soils, on sites in sunlight or semi-shade. In gardens, Goat’s beard can be introduced into meadows or rough grassland, where plants will attract a range of insect life including bees.
Characterized by good vigour and rusticity, it shows a very high tolerance to leaf and root diseases. Leaves are mid-sized, light green, flower is below or even with the foliage, fruit is regular conical shape, bright, medium red in colour, very firm.
This heirloom tomato dates back 100 years. Original seed was collected from West Virginia, where it had been grown for almost 100 years by a few mountain families, by the famed seedsman George Gleckler who introduced it in 1958.
Often reported to have been developed in the 1940's by the U.S. Military to provide fresh tomatoes to their troops in Greenland, it was actually bred at the Beaverlodge Research Station (Alberta, Canada) in the 1970s. Ideal for cool, short season.
Early ripe variety. Plant up to 1.7 m. Unique variety, fruits of violet color in the form of eggplant, tasty, weighing 250-300 grams.
Grow huge, prize winning, beefsteak tomatoes. Big Zac Yellow was bred by Minnie Zaccaria, a New Jersey gardener whose goal was to hybridize an enormous tomato with heirloom flavor. The tomato resulting from her efforts is outstanding in every way - meaty.
Mid-early russian heirloom variety (105-110 days). Indeterminate tomato, plant grows 80 cm (32 in) height. Heart-shaped, fleshy, intense green fruits, weight 150 g (5 oz.) with an excellent flavor. Recommended for open ground as well as for greenhouses.
Longtime home garden favorite. Oxheart tomatoes have been grown in this country for many years but are relatively unknown to younger gardeners. This variety is called Bull's Heart and it may be the best tasting tomato of all.
Mid early, very fruitful and unpretentious variety. Plant up to 50 cm, fruits - rounded cylindrical, red, very dense cream, weighing 100-150 grams. The skin is smooth, strong, bright red. Used for whole canning and salting in jars.
Late-ripening variety. Plant 1 m high, fruits are tasty, red-orange, crispy, weighing 15 grams, dense. Tomato can hang on a plant before frost. Have a long shelf life under the conditions practically until the New Year holidays.
Heirloom. First introduced in 1943 as an All-America Selection, Golden Heart of America bears large tomatoes with very meaty, thick-walled interiors and mild flavor. The heart-shaped, golden-orange fruit is similar to Sunray.
Mid-season variety. Plant 0.6 m high, fruits up to 120 grams, red, round, dense, tasty, beautiful presentation. Very fruitful, fully consistent with the name. Resistant to phytophthora.
Mid-early variety, plant 1.6-1.8 m high, with fruits of crimson-red color, cigar-shaped, up to 15 cm long, fleshy and dense. The fruits are tasty and have good keeping quality, high yield. Universal purpose. Excellent for both canning and fresh use.
Superearly variety of tomato. The plant is low, about 0.5 m tall, fruits weighing 50-100 g, red, round. A variety of universal purpose, compact, resistant to major diseases of tomatoes. You can place up to 8-10 plants per 1 sq. M. Have a great taste.
Mid-season variety, very productive. Plant 1-1.2 m, in the greenhouse up to 1.5 m. The fruits are flat-round, weighing 200-300 grams, beautiful, yellow-green, very sweet, resembling the taste of tropical fruits.
Appropriately named, this variety does bear giant fruit on a really huge plant. Dark pink, solid tomatoes are ribbed, have few seeds, and are very sweet yet have an acid component, making for really good flavor. Most fruit is in the 1 to 2 lb. range.
Very early variety, plant height 80 cm, fruits - bright red, finger-shaped, very beautiful, weighing 40-60 grams, tasty. Gives a good harvest - the plant is just hung with fruits. Excellent for both canning and fresh consumption.
Mountain sweet goodness! This heirloom has been grown for generations in the Monongahela National Forest region of West Virginia. Fruits are 3-10 oz., orange-red, meaty, and perfectly round with a mild, but good tomato flavor. Very productive plants.
Malachite Box Tomato Seeds. This Heirloom Malakhitovaya Shkatulka tomato's name translate to Malachite Box. The lovely green color Of Heirloom Malachite Box Tomato resembles the mineral Malachite.
Mid-season indeterminate plant, 1,5m high. The exotic fruits are orange-golden in color, rounded, covered with a black-and-violet tan on the side of the stem, weighing 50-120 grams. Clusters preserve the ovary under adverse climatic conditions.
A really beautiful little tomato, Golden Tiger is something to see! On the mild side, this tomato has a really pleasing taste. It has thin skin and an after-taste that is difficult for me to describe. A member of the anthocyanin family.
Developed by Tom Wagner of Everett, Washington from crosses with P20 Blue. One of the best segregated lines borne from his search for the blue zebra. Indeterminate, regular leaf plant produces small 8 oz., fruit with gold stripes and indigo shading.
Mid-season(85-95 days from transplant). Indeterminate, plant with a "potato" leaves, height about 1,2-1,3m. Fruits are round shape with a small nose, smooth and even, when fully ripe - purple-black in the stem, and crimson - at the top of the fruit.
Mid-season (85-95 days from transplant). Indeterminate, plant with a "potato" leaves, height about 1,2-1,3m. Fruits are round shape with a small nose, smooth and even, when fully ripe - purple-black in the stem, and yellow - at the top of the fruit.
Long tapered Italian peppers with thin walls, a crunchy texture and come in three beautiful colors. Red is the sweetest with the beautiful shaded purple having a more deep pepper flavor and the golden offers a gentle sweetness.
One of the most popular sweet peppers, valued by gardeners for the yield and taste of fruits. Mid-season variety. The height of the plant - 60cm. Peppers are red, long up to 25cm. Wall - 5mm, weight 100-150 grams. Tasty, sweet and fragrance!
The Elephant Ears is a rare large sweet Paprika type from Croatia. It gets it's name from because the peppers flatten to a shape resembling an ear. It is also called Slonovo Uvo. In Croatia these peppers are roasted, stuffed and used to make sauces.
Excellent small-fruited crop with yellow peppers. Fruits are tapered or with a sharp nose, shiny, low sharpness. They will be good in marinades, for whole-canning and fresh, especially for those who expect from the pepper not only spicy.
Biquinho is Portuguese for little beak and the chillies on this plant can be said to resemble small bird beaks. This plant produces a mass of teardrop or pearl shaped chilli fruits which hang from the plant like small lanterns.
This is one of the most amazing looking Annuums. This was bred by Matthew Arthur in the States years ago. We have grown in since back in 2009 and love the look of this chilli plant. Every time we regrow it it looks the same. So it is a stable variety.
The Mushroom Yellow Chili originates from the USA and bears a resemblance to the scotch bonnet, although it is classed as belonging to the Capsicum annuum family. The plants have relatively small, long, light green leaves.
The Mushroom Red Chili originates from the USA and resembles the Scotch Bonnet, although it belongs to the Capsicum annuum species. The plants have relatively small, long, light green leaves. After the first branches form, they form many new branches.
The peppers of the Trinidad Scorpion Moruga chili ripen from green to orange and then red, possessing a hot, but also very fruity flavour. The picture shows an unripe moruga chili in its orange state.
The NuMex Suave Orange is a breed from the New Mexico State University (NuMex) and is a Habanero variety with the typical extraordinary fruity flavour, but without the biting spiciness. (“Suave” in Spanish means “mild”).
The fatalii variety belongs to the Capsicum chinense family, which also produces the habanero chili and many of the hottest types of chili in the world. It originates from Central Africa, it is believed that it was brought over and cultivated by slaves.
One of the rarest ornimental varieties we know of. This annuum produces the prettiest peppers we have ever seen. All growing upright with the pheno of an aleppo pepper or a small Urfa biber.
One of the rarest ornimental varieties we know of. This annuum produces the prettiest peppers we have ever seen. All growing upright with the pheno of an aleppo pepper or a small Urfa biber.
In 2012, the Trinidad Scorpion Moruga was award the title of being the world’s hottest chili. It was cultivated on Trinidad and Tobago, an island nation off the coast of Venezuela, and boasts an average rating of 1,207,764 Scoville heat units.
If you like searing hot chillies, this could be the one for you as they have been rated at over 300,000 Scoville heat units. These awesomely hot chillies have a distinctive smoky flavour and the creamy-white fruits make for striking plants.
Hybrid Habanero Harolds St. Barts and Habanero Brown. Originally from the Caribbean. The acuteness is decent, like that of the Caribbean Red. Not for fresh consumption, but for sauces! You can freeze. Intense honeys aroma, taste hiensens too.
The habanero species is thought to originate in the Yucatan region in Mexico. Although the name “habanero” can be translated to mean “someone or something from Havana”, the plant is only found growing in isolation on the island of Cuba.
The Habanero Chocolate Long Chili differs from other Habaneros through its chocolate brown colour and long shape. However, in terms of spiciness and flavour, it does not lack anything. The plants are bushy, reach up to 80 cm in height.
Creamy in color, juicy, fleshy, thick walls and fruity aroma. Very compact undersized bush, abundant fruiting. As the fruit ripens, it becomes cream with a red tip, and when fully ripe it becomes bright red.
An extremely rare seed that originates in a very small area of Mexico, the Chilito De Simojovel is a medium sized plant that produces hundreds of tiny peppers. It has a distinctly spicy flavor, and a medium to hot heat. Fruits small, 1.0-2.0cm long.
The Explosive Ember Chili is a beautiful variety as both the chillies and the leaves have beautiful colours. The plant grow small and are ideal for pot cultivation on balconies and window sills. The pods stand upright and ripe from purple to orange.
The name is a reference to the personification of death, the Grim Reaper, and the Carolina Reaper really is fatally hot. Even chili lovers are advised not to eat a whole pepper at once.
Late-ripening variety. The plant is 60-70 cm high, the fruits are flat-round, resistant to cracking, weighing 120-150 grams. Long-stored, this variety will be the decoration of the New Year's table.
Mid-season variety. Plant height 70 cm, fruits - cream in color, weighing 80-100 grams. An excellent variety for salting. Fruits are dense, fleshy, tasty and there are a lot of them.
Pinocchio is the reason that I got into micro dwarf tomatoes. I could hardly believe that this short plant could produce tomatoes with such excellent flavor. Pinocchio micro dwarf is a great tomato for jams and jellies.
Mid-early, dessert and sweet. Fruits weighing 100-200 grams (sometimes up to 400), pink-magenta color, pepper-shaped. Plant's height of 40-50 cm, 5-7 large, pepper-shaped, pink-raspberry fruits, with an average weight of 150-200 g.
Early variety, compact plant, 40-50 cm high, fruits are round, smooth, bright red, weighing up to 150 grams. Yield, one of the earliest varieties.
Tomato `Garnet` is a new, high yielding tomato with crack-resistant and very tasty fruits. They offer a unique new colour that is a mix of brown and red with golden highlights - a rich brunished shade of bronze.
Early variety. The plant is 60-70 cm tall, the fruits are beautiful amber-yellow balls weighing 120-150 grams, sweet and beautiful. Resistant to weather conditions.
Mid-season variety, plant 1.4-1.6 m high. Fruits are flat-rounded, pink-raspberry, fragrant, fleshy, sweet weighing up to 1 kg. On productivity one of the first.
Mid-season variety. Plant 1.2 m high, fruits weighing up to 500 grams, beefsteak, orange. Immediately yellow, then orange with a pink smear in the center.
Florida Petite produces the biggest sized cherries among all of the micro dwarfs. Plants are about 6-8 inches and produce a good amount of red, juicy fruits. Staking is essential. You can expect to begin your harvest about 70 days after transplant.
Mid-season, pickling variety. The plant is up to 1 m high, the fruits are bright red, weighing 100 grams, well-tended, tasty, finger-shaped, smooth. It grows in clusters.
Black Sea Man Tomatoes are possibly one of the ugliest yet delicious tomatoes grown in gardens across North America. This Russian heirloom can be established from freshly harvested Solanum lycopersicum seeds.
A favorite Ukrainian heirloom tomato ideal for cooler climates. Originally from the Ukraine region. Produce vigorous indeterminate, regular-leaf tomato plants that yield copious amounts of red-mahogany-bronze, 5-oz., plum-shaped fruit.
There's never been a raspberry like 'Fall Gold' before! It's everbearing, self-fertile, and sets two crops: one crop in fall, then another in spring. Prune it back after the spring berries are harvested, and you begin a new growing cycle. Wow!
Chinese mountain yam is one of the few tubers grown commercially in China and used extensively as a source of starch. Until recently this species was used only as an ornamental in the U.S, for the sweet smelling cinnamon like blossoms.
This is a superb cultivar, actually a hybrid between A.stipitatum and A.aflatunense. Giving vigorous plants, it produces in late spring long-lasting, six inch spheres of snowballs, each containing hundreds of pure white flowers.
The humble White Currant really has proven to be an enduringly popular choice amongst British fruit gardeners, and it isn't difficult to see why. Celebrated for their high vitamin C content, currant berries make an excellent addition to a healthy diet.
Redcurrants are closely related to blackcurrants, but are generally grown more like gooseberries in individual groups. They thrive well in northern regions and tolerate part shade well, but the fruits will ripen more quickly and taste sweeter.