Product code: 11892
The roots of this ancient plant are rich in red alizarin and are the source of a strong red dye. The uniforms of the British Red Coats were dyed with madder root. It is a perennial plant growing to a height of approximately 100cm.
Product code: 5401
This is a fruitful hybrid of large-fruited garden strawberries. The bush is strong, up to 20-25 cm high, with moderate mustache formation. The leaf is large, dark green. The flowers are pale pink. Peduncles powerful, durable. The berries are large, red, s
Product code: 2527
While there are several cool season legumes grown as field crops in the U.S. (such as chickpeas, lentils, lupines, and faba beans), there are relatively few alternative legumes that are heat and drought tolerant.
Product code: 11455
Rye requires just two days of sprouting, and can be added to our cereal breakfast that includes hulless oats, kamut, buckwheat groats, chia, and almond milk. It just doesn’t get better than this in terms of health, nutrition and taste!
Product code: 529
Fenugreek is a spice native to Asia and the southern regions of Europe. It’s widely used in Asian cuisines and is a must have ingredient for an Indian curry. The spice is renowned for its rich flavor.
Product code: 8660
Are you interested in knowing about the herb Aerva Lanata then you are at the right place? Since ages, plants or herbs are being used as medicines for natural health care. Extracts from plants are being used for various medicinal purposes and treatments.
Product code: 11322
Traditional grain type from southern Mexico. (“Mercado” means market in Spanish.) Apple-green seed heads give way to delicious, tan grain. This lodge-resistant variety is rather long-season for an amaranth, requiring 125 days to yield mature seed.
Product code: 10430
Every herb garden needs to have this versatile perennial! It is highly regarded as a beneficial medicinal herb and has been widely used for the last 2000 years in both foods and in medicines. It is native to Europe.
Product code: 2857
It is a tropical and subtropical vine of the family Cucurbitaceae, widely grown in Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean for its edible fruit, which is extremely bitter. Bitter melon originated on the Indian subcontinent, and was introduced into China.
Product code: 1172
Herbaceous perennial native to Europe and temperate Asia. Traditional usage (TWM): sedative. This is the standard European wild form of the plant. Valerian prefers full sun to part shade and moist but well-drained soils.
Product code: 8669
Maypop, Passion Flower, Passion Vine - Herbaceous or woody vine, native to the southeastern and eastern US. The flowers are wonderfully large, three dimensional, complex, purple and white. The plant prefers full sun, dryish soils and a trellis.
Product code: 10524
Marrubium Vulgare Horehound can be established from herb seeds and harvested the first year. This woody perennial has hairy stems covered with 2-inch, toothed, downy, gray-green leaves. The leaves have a wooly crinkled appearance.
Product code: 12312
The gorgeous round fruits of the Melon pear are cream skinned with purple streaks and have deliciously sweet and juicy flesh which is a succulent mixture of honeydew melon and cucumber. It is grown in a manner similar to its relatives such as the tomato.
Product code: 5011
A fast-growing vine with small, ivy-like leaves and curly tendrils, the creeping cucumber or drooping melonette produces very small fruits that look like jelly bean-size watermelons.
Product code: 12279
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.
Traditional and contemporary Chinese medicine admire it as a tonic benefiting vital energy or "Qi", and it is popularly prescribed for a multitude of maladies. Reishi is a polypore mushroom, growing in damp, dark forests and the occasional rotting log.
Shiitake possesses a distinctive smokey flavour, making it a great addition to casseroles, soups and oriental stir fries. The flavour and texture of outdoor natural log grown mushrooms is much superior to the Shiitake bought in the shops.
Isolated from the wild from an ancient woodland in Yorkshire, our unique Summer Oyster Mushroom has a superior flavour and texture that has been inherited from it’s wild origins. An exceptionally nice oyster mushroom to grow and eat.
Lion’s Mane is a beautiful and unusual ‘teethed’ mushroom comprised of layers of soft cascading spines. It gets its name from the Lion’s Mane Jellyfish not from the big cat! Lion’s Mane is now a rare find in the wild.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Product code: 10546
Pulp dense, strong, white, with very characteristic smell reminding a smell of fruit. Lacteal juice white, on taste caustic, on air becomes sulfur-yellow. Plates are quite frequent, wide, poorly descending on a leg, white with a yellowish shade.
Product code: 5884
Breeded by Ivan Michurin by crossing early Bulgarian tobacco and small-leaf Sumatra. The variety is very early ripening (can produce two harvests), hardy, fragrant. Plant height of only 0.6 m. Technical leaves 6-7.
Product code: 6600
Monte Calme Yellow grows to 5-6 feet in height with 12-14 leaves to the crowfoot. The leaves are a dark green with light colored stems, and grow up to 30 inches long and 20 inches wide. It produces some of the largest and heaviest leaf.
Product code: 10121
Maryland is a medium flavored Maryland type tobacco that grows to 6 feet in height and produces very large leaves to 36" long and 18" wide. It air cures to a light reddish brown color. Maryland tobacco is commonly used as a blender. Matures in 55-60 days.
Product code: 10115
There are a number of common names in use for this species including: Wild Tobacco, Shamanic Tobacco, Erowid Tobacco or Aztec Tobacco. In South America it is traditionally called Mapacho. Midewiwan Sacred Tobacco is an annual.
Product code: 12424
Manchurian Fir (Abies holophylla) The Manchurian Fir tree is native to mountain regions of Russia, Northern Korea and China. It grows in elevations up to 5,000 feet. The Manchurian Fir tree grows in pyramidal form up to 100 feet tall.
Product code: 6835
It was only discovered in 1943 and due to World War 2 was not studied further until 1946 and only finally described as a new living species, metasequoia glyptostroboides, in 1948. Only one natural forest containing around 5400 trees is known to exist.
Product code: 1708
Mock Orange looks like a giant bridal bouquet when it bursts into bloom in spring and summer. Hundreds of pure white flowers fill the yard with the sweet scent of orange blossoms. It is covered in dark green leaves. Grows in sun or shade.
Product code: 1661
The Oregon grape is an attractive evergreen shrub that is native to the west coast of North America. Its fruits are blue berries that are borne in clusters and look somewhat like grapes. It is unrelated to the true grapes, however.
Product code: 6852
A most handsome lime from NE Asia with really luxuriant, broad foliage: large, heart-shaped, with a slight pewter tinge, downy on expansion and greyish beneath. A specimen of this really stands out in the late Harry Hay's Tilia collection in Surrey.
Product code: 4299
The Amur Maple is native to Northeast China and Japan. Amur maple has only started to attain popularity as a bonsai. It can be grown as a multi-stemmed clump or can be trained into a small tree with a single trunk. The tree grows about 20 to 30 feet tall.
Product code: 3684
Umbrella Tree/Umbrella Magnolia (Magnolia tripetala) Deciduous. This Appalachian native tree gains its name from giant, jungle-like leaves; reaching 2 feet in length and nearly 1 foot across. There’s some shelter for ya!
Product code: 3679
This deciduous tree grows to 40 feet tall and blooms in early spring with a profusion of white-tinged pink goblet to saucer-shaped blossoms that are 3 to 4 inches wide. Grow in moist, well-drained preferably acidic to neutral soil in sun or partial shade.
Product code: 6853
The native, wild Crabapple tree, Malus sylvestris, is an excellent hedging plant, commonly planted in mixed country hedges. It makes a decent, if unevenly shaped, ornamental tree for an average sized garden and it will also pollinate orchard apples.
Product code: 1691
The trees range from 40–60 feet (12–18 m) high with short trunk and round-topped head. The juice is milky and acrid. The roots are thick, fleshy, covered with bright orange bark.
Product code: 3682
This widely planted ornamental tree is a hybrid of two Chinese magnolias, the Yulan Magnolia and the Lily Magnolia. The bark is smooth and light gray. The Saucer Magnolia originated by chance in 1820, as an accidental seedling in a French garden.
Product code: 3681
Magnolia obovata, the Japanese bigleaf magnolia or Japanese whitebark magnolia, is a species of Magnolia, native to Japan and the adjacent Kurile Islands. It grows at altitudes near sea level up to 1,800 m in mixed broadleaf forests.