Novelties of heirloom seeds for the third week of February 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.
Also know as White radish, Odessa 5 roots are pure-white inside and out. The firm flesh of this vegetable stays crisp some time after harvest! Strong dark-green medium-sized tops are larger than most globe types.
Sweet, juicy and refreshing. A first-class cantaloupemelon for growing in a greenhouse or cold frame. Cut open the large, oval, yellow fruit to reveal the sweet, creamy, mouth-watering flesh within! Large, oval, yellow fruit. For greenhouse or cold frame.
Grow Sunflower seeds and enjoy these tall stately annuals that brighten up any location. This Sunflower Autumn Beauty mix produces blooms ranging in colors: gold, yellow, rusty red, burgundy and bi-colors.
Sunflower seeds are a favorite for children to grow. They are so tall and stately that both children and adults are impressed! Giant Sunflowers have massive 10 inch double blooms that are stuffed with tiny, densely-packed petals of richest golden-yellow.
Here is another incredible tropical annual that can be grown from Castor Bean seeds to give a dramatic display in the landscape. The Zanzibar plant achieves massive sizes in a single growing season, but it is not tolerant of frost.
If you want a low growing plant to hang out of baskets, hang over a rock wall, or just add to your landscaping color, this Aubrieta cascading Rock Cress is a perfect choice. Rock cress looks beautiful cascading over rock walls and has purple blooms.
If you want a low growing plant to hang out of baskets, hang over a rock wall, or just add to your landscaping color, this Aubrieta cascading Rock Cress is a perfect choice. Rock cress looks beautiful cascading over rock walls and has dark red blooms.
Exceptionally double, gigantic rounded blooms of deep violet, many blushed with purple, festoon the tall, sturdy stalks of this old-fashioned favorite! The plump green buds burst into bloom beginning at the base of the 5- to 6-foot stalks.
Exceptionally double, gigantic rounded blooms of softest peachy-yellow, many blushed with pink, festoon the tall, sturdy stalks of this old-fashioned favorite! The plump green buds burst into bloom beginning at the base of the 5- to 6 foot stalks.
For a reliable, colorful performance, start Lupine seeds and enjoy! For years, gardeners have been growing these perennials for a great source of vibrant late-spring to early summer color. The Russell lupine plants are vigorous!
African Daisies are one of the loveliest garden flowers. Outsidepride carries several colors of African Daisy seeds including shades of orange, yellow, salmon and a mix of beautiful colors.
Long-day variety. Large, firm bulbs with crisp, white flesh, deep tan skins, and exceptional storage quality. Uniform, 3-4 inch tall globes are fabulous caramelized or slow-cooked into savory French onion soup. Strigunovsky grips the ground with a strong.
Salad Onion Deep Purple is an attractive deep purple-red skinned spring onion with a mild flavour and a crisp texture. The purple outer skin merges with the silver when peeled, adding a colour contrast to salads.
Very early maturing globe onion that matures weeks earlier than every other variety of onion we grow. The multi-purpose Gold Princess is commonly planted very close together and picked small for pickling, or for little fresh pearl onions.
Coral is a slow bolting chantenay type carrot, 18 cm long, 6.3 cm in diameter and 120 gram in weight. Carrot is vivid reddish-orange in color and has small and dark colored core with excellent eating quality.
Typical winter vegetable and from time immemorial often cultivated as an alternative for asparagus. A fine vegetable with long, truncated roots with a deep black skin. Duplex is known for its resistance to running to seed.
An early strain of this superb tasting carrot. The medium-length, uniform, blunt ended, tubular roots are deep orange with a very small core. They perform well in heavy soil and are suitable for deep freezing.
A strong-tasting carrot with excellent uniformity, good skin finish and bright colour. For the second time in a row, Romance was awarded the 'Best tasting carrot' at the yearly field day of the British Carrot Grower Association.
This towering, flowering plant is a native of the tall grass prairie and readily establishes from Silphium seeds. It is commonly known as Cup Plant and is a perennial giant which has yellow daisy-like flowers.
Greater celandine has an erect habit, and may reach 30 to 120 cm high. The leaves are lobed and crenate, 30 cm long. The sap is yellow to orange. The flowers consist of four yellow petals, each about 1 cm long, with two sepals.
Motherwort has a squarish stem which is clad in short hairs and is often purplish, especially near the nodes. Motherwort is probably native to the southeastern part of Europe and central Asia where it has been cultivated since ancient times.
Burdock, or also called Great Burdock, is a robust biennial herb plant grown from herb seeds with long-stalked leaves. The Great Burdock herb is a nutritious vegetable and medicinal herb used as a remedy for measles, arthritis, tonsillitis and viruses.
The young leaves can be used raw or cooked, they have a slightly bitter taste, and they can be added to salads or cooked like spinach. The leaves are rich in mineral salts and vitamin C.
Thistles belong to the Thistle Subfamily of the Aster Family, along with artichokes. Compare an artichoke and a thistle, and notice that they are very similar, except in size. Like other members of the Aster Family, these are composite flowers.
Growing Mexican Mint seeds is very rewarding! In the herb garden, it is highly ornamental with a profusion of small yellow flowers that bloom in late summer. As a kitchen herb, it has a scent of tarragon and a licorice-anise flavor.
Starting Helipterum seeds is an easy and rewarding way to grow this lovely annual. The Helopterum seed mix will produce blooms with yellow centers and papery petals in shades of white and rose. Helipterum flowers are excellent for cutting and drying.
Godetia seeds produce this lovely mix of flowers that are a perfect addition for the flower garden. Godetia, also known as Clarkie, Farewell to Spring, and Satin Flower, is commonly grown across the United States.
Lilac Godetia is native to Southern California and a few other warm climates. It is also called Farewell-to-Spring. Godetia, easily grown from flower seeds, blooms from late spring into the summer, producing spindly, waxy stems and sparse narrow leaves.
There is a seemingly unsolvable conundrum for the many gardeners among us who would like vertical interest and colour in summer without having to wait a year or two for shrubs or perennial climbers to develop sufficiently to flower well.
You will want to have this brilliant shade of bright blue in your landscape setting! Lobelia seeds are easy to start and quick to grow. Lobelia Blue Carpet is a very popular annual that adds striking color to many diverse settings.
You will want to have this brilliant shade of light blue in your landscape setting! Lobelia seeds are easy to start and quick to grow. Lobelia Light-Blue is a very popular annual that adds striking color to many diverse settings.
Grown from Lobelia seeds, this white variety makes a stunning display on its own or when grown with other Lobelia flower colors. This Lobelia ground cover has upright compact growth with masses of white flowers against green foliage.
This dwarf Alyssum is a prolific bloomer with delicate white flowers that can bloom all summer long. Alyssum Tiny Tim only grows to slightly over 3 inches in height, and its flower seeds can be planted right in-between pavers.
If you like alyssum plants, then you will love this Mulberry Mix of alyssum colors. Containing whites, pinks, lavenders, and more beautiful colors, this alyssum mix will surely brighten up your landscape.
Alyssum plants are wonderful for the front of the flower border or spilling out of containers. Starting flower seeds is a great way to have as many plants as you want! Red Queen Alyssum has numerous rich red-purple.
African Daisy tolerates a wide range of soil types and occupies areas with 500 to 1500 mm annual rainfall. Like all South African wild flowers, this beauty is best grown in well-draining soil, not heavy loam or clay.
One of the easiest perennials to grow from Yarrow seeds, this Achillea Rubra is marked by a unique color of reddish pink cluster-like flowers. The color makes a beautiful addition to the summer sunny border and mixes beautifully with other colors.
Achillea Cerise Queen is a carefree and generously blooming perennial for summer and early fall. Readily establishes from Yarrow seeds, Cerise Queen Yarrow features flower heads that are bright magenta-pink and finely dissected green, aromatic foliage.
Readily establishes from Yarrow seeds, Achillea Parker is an upright, clump-forming perennial which is noted for its deeply-dissected, fern-like, aromatic, grayish-green foliage. It is also known for its tiny, long-lasting, bright golden flowers.
Do you need a colorful, fast growing ground cover plant for your summer landscape? Look no further than this lovely, low-growing scarlet Verbena. These breathtaking scarlet Verbena flowers are easy to establish from Verbena seeds.
This fast-growing, newly discovered plant from the Solanaceae family produces clusters of sweet, yellow or orange berries, (which bear a striking resemblance to yellow currants but are no relation), on long dividing stems.
Attractive, bright yellow pompon flowers are complemented by pale green foliage. This novel plant releases a sweet apple fragrance when brushed against and is ideal for front of the border or containers to enjoy the heavenly scent close by.
20-24 days!!! Probably the best and most productive dark green plain leaf spinach for year-round sowing and harvests. Within its class, Olympia is slower to bolt and displays better eating quality than others.
The name translates as 'Toad Skin' and the skin of this Spanish-style melon does indeed resemble this amphibian with its mottled green skin with flecks of yellow and wrinkles when ripe.
This rare and superb French Winter Heirloom variety which grows to between 5 and 15 lbs, has heavily lobed and ribbed orange terra-cotta skin, which later turns a gorgeous deep mahogany. Pumpkin with deep ridges, and sweet and meaty flesh.
The large turban-shaped fruits are deep blue-green. It is one of the most beautiful and unique of all squash. A perfect variety for market gardeners. The rich, sweet flesh is a deep yellow-orange and of good quality, delicious baked or in pies.
This beautiful, round, white eggplant is shaded with rose-pink color. The lovely fruit grow to large sizes, making this one of the most striking types we sell! Excellent for market growers, this Iatalian heirloom is mild and delicious.
80 days from transplanting. Eggplant is the king of summer vegetables in Japan. This long, slender purple variety is both attractive and flavorsome. Homegrown eggplant is far superior to store-bought. They are outstanding when harvested at their tender.
Auberine Bellezza Nera is a traditional Italian, large oval to round, darkly coloured fruits with excellent flavour and texture, an essential ingredient in many Italian and Greek dishes. Best grown in a greenhouse or frame.
This is a traditional medium early Japanese type bunching onion. At maturity, the stalk has white shanks up to 20-24" long with 6-7 deep green, thick leaves. These green onions do not form bulbs and do not multiply by division.
Edible mushroom. Biologically dried mycelium on grain seeds, for indoor growing, ready to incubate directly in compost. Cap at first conical, subglobose, then umbonate, at first white, then yellowish, finely fleshy, velvet fibrillose.
On the lower surface, underneath the smooth cap, most species have gill-like ridges that run almost all the way down its stipe, which tapers down seamlessly from the cap. Many species emit a fruity aroma, reminiscent of apricots.
The fruiting body of a puffball mushroom develops within a few weeks and then begins to produce spores. The meat of giant puffballs tastes very similar to tofu or melted cheese when cooked. Puffballs may be sauteed, broiled, or breaded and fried.
Fruit bodies of Agaricus bernardii have caps that range in shape from convex to flattened, and reach a diameter of 5–15 cm (2.0–5.9 in). The cap surface is dry and smooth, with a white or buff color that can develop brownish spots in maturity.
Imleria badia, commonly known as the bay bolete, is an edible, pored mushroom found in Europe and North America, where it grows in coniferous or mixed woods on the ground or on decaying tree stumps, sometimes in prolific numbers.
Suillellus luridus (formerly Boletus luridus), commonly known as the lurid bolete, is a fungus of the bolete family, found in deciduous woodlands on chalky soils in Asia, Europe, and eastern North America.
The Flirt is common and widespread in Britain and Ireland and wherever there are oak or Beech trees on mainland Europe. The gills and stem surface of this brittlegill rapidly turn a deep salmon or rusty-pink when rubbed with iron salts (FeSO4).
The saffron milkcap is one of the only edible milkcap mushrooms. It grows in the summer and autumn months under the canopy of pine trees and is distinguished by its convex cap with rolled lip, particularly noticeable in young specimens.
Lactarius deliciosus, commonly known as the saffron milk cap and red pine mushroom, is one of the best known members of the large milk-cap genus Lactarius in the order Russulales.
Armillaria mellea, commonly known as honey fungus, is a basidiomycete fungus in the genus Armillaria. It is a plant pathogen and part of a cryptic species complex of closely related and morphologically similar species.
This petite mushroom is a nuisance to lawn owners: its mycelium browns the grass in arcs and rings. But it redeems itself by being a fine food. A homeowner can fight back by eating the mushrooms as they periodically appear.