Product code: 12434
Perennial woody vine. Native to Manchuria, northeastern China and Japan. The odoriferous pink or white flowers give way to bright red fruit which droops down in clusters from the vine. This is known as the many-flavored berry.
Product code: 3283
Sold by the millions as cute miniature indoor plants in supermarkets and garden centers all over the world, this palm has probably been the quintessential indoor palm since Victorian times.
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.
Fruit bodies (4 to 6 cm diameter) with gelatine-like to rubbery texture, and dark brown to black share, depending on the humidity. Little infection of insect larva’s, and a very long storage capacity. Easy to grow.
Product code: 10483
Called "Queen of the Herbs" in Ireland, where its tendency to grow under elder trees imbued it with elder’s magical reputation. In England it became a common treatment for "king’s evil," or scrofula (tuberculosis of the lymphatic glands).
Product code: 12400
Much grown in the tropics for its delicious fruits. In this country it is grown for interest and as a foliage plant as it has large, handsome leaves. The leaves can be used for wrapping round pieces of tough meat with the object of tenderising them.
Product code: 12399
The Feijoa or Pineapple Guava is a container plant with green, egg-shaped fruits that taste sweet-sour and smell like pineapples. They can be eaten fresh or, for example, be mixed in salads or pies.
Product code: 12398
A large shrub, originally native to montane forests in the Andes of South America, but now widely cultivated for its delicious fruits, which, under a thin, green peel, has very sweet, soft, white, custard-like flesh that can be scooped out with a spoon.
Product code: 10656
A pretty unique one. Yugoslavian Fingers is a big, creamy goose egg with 8 to 10 pointed fingers protruding from all around. This is a pepo type so you can eat them when young and they are delicious.
Product code: 11333
In just 110 days from direct sowing, this HEIRLOOM grows 3.6m (12′) tall. Its 60cm (24″) flowers produce delicious and nutritious sunflower seeds, or they can be dried and hung in the garden as a natural bird feeder.
Product code: 11332
This classic giant variety produces large, yellow heads and big, delicious white seeds perfect for roasting. It also grows very tall, 10’-12’! Fun to grow and eat.
Product code: 9761
Start Peanut seeds and enjoy your own harvest of delicious Peanuts! Peanut Plant seeds can be planted directly outdoors for areas with long growing seasons as they need 5 months of warm weather.
Product code: 2868
Early with delicious, buttery flavor and tender-firm texture. Plump, pale green pods average three seeds per pod. Compact plants average 2 feet tall and have a concentrated set which allows for hand or machine harvest.
Product code: 2528
Although very familiar to many, the chick pea is a crop rarely seen in the UK, though it has been cultivated for centuries in Asia and the Mediterranean. Our seed comes from Italy, and is of the white-skinned variety which has a superior flavour.
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: 12297
Vigna mungo or also known in various common names such as Black Gram, Urd Bean, Black Matpe, and Black Mung Bean, is an erect, hairy, and bushy annual plant with a well-developed tap root and grows up to 100 cm in height.
Product code: 2616
This wonderful, ancient tree from China dates back at least 200 million years. Its distinctive, fan-shaped, bright green leaves turn bright gold when a warm autumn follows a warm summer. Mature male trees have thick, yellow catkins in late spring.
Product code: 10249
With origins on the Indian subcontinent (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh) Ashwagandha has a variety of herbal uses. Used primarily as an immune booster, Ashwagandha is considered to be a rasayana herb, a term that means rejuvenation.
Product code: 11552
Cucumis anguria, commonly known as bur cucumber, bur gherkin, cackrey, gooseberry gourd, maroon cucumber, West Indian gherkin, and West Indian gourd, is a vine that is indigenous to Africa.
Product code: 10246
Wonderberry or Sunberry are fast-growing, compact plants, developed by Luther Burbank and introduced in 1909. Great controversy arose over the origins of this plant. Many people claimed that Burbank had only reintroduced Solanum nigrum.
A vigorous plant with handsome, wavy-toothed leaves and attractive pale blue, bell-shaped flowers followed by ornamental papery Chinese lanterns. Branches of these can be dried and used for winter decoration indoors.
Product code: 2135
Is it an exceptionally small cucumber or the world’s cutest watermelon? That is the vexing question. Melothria scabra, known as Cucamelon or Mouse melon is a tiny melon that has been creating a buzz in the farmer’s markets.
Product code: 11565
Goldencreeper or Manchu Tuber-Gourd makes subterranean, very large, perennial, potato-like root tubers and annual, fast growing vines with hairy leaves and yellow flowers which are followed by egg-sized hairy fruits (not edible).
Product code: 8092
The Tamarillo (Cyphomandra betacea) is the "Tree Tomato". Like its cousins of the closely-related Lycopersicon genus (the ordinary common tomato), the egg-size fruit makes good eating, and is typically made into jams or conserve.
Product code: 11525
The plants grow eight to twelve feet in height at maturity developing beautiful, rich, shiny, black-coated seeds. The seed heads are compact with most being eight to twelve inches in length. As its name suggests, the seeds are actually amber colored.
Product code: 2262
Wheat grass is considered a highly nutritious and cleansing food source, rich in protein (up to 30%), carbohydrate; vitamins C, E, B, B17; minerals such as calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium; amino acids, antioxidants, chlorophyll.
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: 4903
Chia is an annual herb that belongs to the mint family. It is popularly known from the “Chia Pet” products. When moistened the chia seeds will stick to surfaces where they can then germinate.
Product code: 9540
Watercress is another bonafide superfood. This peppery little leaf is a nutritional marvel and delicious! Used for centuries to promote health, longevity and to combat innumerable ailments, ranging from head-colds all the way to tuberculosis.
Product code: 539
A delightful salad plant either by itself or tossed with other salad ingredients and delicious with cheese sandwiches or with a cheese dip - it even makes superb cold soups. The dark green peppery flavoured leaves of Water Cress are rich in vitamins.
Product code: 11592
Just like juicing raw cannabis leaves for their nutritional benefit, eating shelled hemp and raw cannabis seeds is also becoming more popular. “Hemp hearts” tend to have a light, nutty flavor and are extremely nutritious.
Product code: 1508
Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) In Arabic, alfalfa translates to ‘the father of plants’ and is often dubbed the ‘king of foods’. Widely regarded as the richest terrestrial source of trace minerals, the use of alfalfa as a food and medicine.
Product code: 6057
Panic Grass (Panicum violaceum) also known as Switch Grass. Fountain-like sprays of yellow 6 to 8 inch plumes with hints of red on 36 to 42 inch stems. Perennial or treat as annual. Panic grass seeds at wholesale prices.
Product code: 2825
Goji Berry, also known as Chinese wolfberry, is a cold-hardy, perennial shrub that grows in many regions of the world, but which is specifically cultivated in China. It has been reportedly used in Chinese medicine for nearly 2000 years.
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: 2829
Lily of the valley vine is a scrambling, fast-growing perennial herb which reproduces from roots and by seed. It usually produces about 100 berries per plant, with 20 seeds per berry. Numerous stems grow form the perennial rootstock.
Product code: 10736
The original improved artichoke, Green Globe flowers in early summer. The flower buds are deep green with a light purple tinge. A good harvest of 3-4 heads can be expected throughout the summer. They are 3-5 inches in diameter.
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: 758
Fig trees are all self-fertile and very productive. A fertile well-drained soil is recommended along with plentiful sunlight for maximum production. The chill hour requirements are few, if any, and most varieties are cold tolerant at least to 20 degrees.