Product code: 6754
Okra, also known as gumbo, is a warm-weather vegetable that thrives in the long, hot summers of the southern United States. Although okra loves hot weather, it can successfully be grown in cooler Northern climates as well.
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: 1297
It is commonly known as the Jerusalem Cherry, Madeira Winter Cherry, or simply Winter Cherry. These perennials can be grown decoratively as house plants or outdoors as an ornamental plant. Jerusalem Cherry will grow as a perennial outdoors down to Zone 8.
Product code: 1467
Start Ornamental Cabbage seeds to create a colorful bed that is cold tolerant and easy-to-maintain. Ornamental Cabbage uses include edging the flower border or planting in containers for fall and winter interest.
Product code: 2828
A small rare plant usually to no more than 1-4ft. Flowering and fruiting occurs in just a couple of months from seed. Jaltomata procumbens (jaltomato) is a relatively rare fruit with the potential for great things.
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: 2874
A popular ornamental tree in the Araliaceae from rainforest and gallery forest in tropical Australia, New Guinea and Indonesia. It grows a sparsely branching trunk to about 15 m (50 ft.) tall with a dense crown of large, palmate, lobed leaves.
Product code: 3090
Salsola komarovii, is considered one of Japan’s oldest vegetables. A gourmet speciality, popularly known as Okahijiki, it gets its name from the fact that it looks like seaweed (hijiki), but grows on land (oka).
Product code: 4329
Wow, what an incredibly unique and attractive annual that can be established so easily from Amaranthus seeds! As shown in this image from Auburn University, Hot Biscuits Amaranthus plants are topped with clusters of ginger orange or cinnamon colored.
Product code: 4418
A heavily clustering, stemless Yucca native to the Atlantic coast of the United States from Central Florida up to as far north as New Hampshire. Y. filamentosa is similar and often confused with Y. flaccida, with which it shares part of its native range.
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: 5238
Bright red clusters of half-inch berries give this plant its most striking feature. In the same family as Lamb’s Quarters, it shares weedy tendencies, especially on disturbed ground. The leaves (1-4” long) are triangular or arrow-shaped.
Product code: 3
A wholesome alternative to processed sugar and chemically-derived artificial sweeteners, Stevia ("sugarleaf") is becoming more and more popular among health-conscious individuals. It's 20 to 30 times sweeter than sugar cane, yet is non-caloric.
Product code: 12544
Originating from sunny pastures and open rocky sites, these long-lived perennials are ideal for gravel gardens, meadows and other naturalised planting schemes. Their bright yellow flowers take on an orange hue as they age.
Product code: 12545
A magnificent plant. The scotch thistle - the National flower of Scotland. Can reach 8-10 feet in height. It has large triangular stems and huge silver blue leaves that will stand out from a great distance.
Product code: 12542
Angelica archangelica is a majestic plant that deserves a prominent position at the back of a border or in a wild part of the garden. It loves woodland conditions, with plenty of moist shade, preferably near rivers or deposits of water.
Product code: 12541
Spike Speedwell is one of the most decorative perennial plants; it grows 30 to 50 centimetres in height and produces raised shoots that develop glamorous loose spikes. It blooms rampantly from July to September.
Product code: 12536
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: 12533
This is a great rare heirloom variety producing fat pods greenish red in colour. The fruits are produced on tall plants and they give extra flavor to soups, stews and sauces as well as being a classic ingredient for curries.
Product code: 12471
Pennisetum glaucum. With its cousins Purple Majesty and Jade Princess, Copper Prince Millet is the very picture of ornamental grass. The golden green foliage darkens at the points most exposed to the sun, becoming more mahogany in tone.
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: 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: 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: 12090
Historically, this native wetland plant had great importance to various Native American tribes who highly revered it as a part of their culture; it also provides a crucial food source for ducks and other wildfowl. In recent times, this "caviar of grains"
Product code: 12089
Quinoa is a species of the goosefoot genus (Chenopodium quinoa), a grain crop grown primarily for its edible seeds. It is a pseudocereal rather than a true cereal, as it is not a member of the true grass family.
Product code: 12082
When fully mature and dry, the seeds of Black Sesame are very dark indeed. The colour difference between the varieties is obvious if they are placed side by side. This seed has a richer, nuttier flavour than its white and gold cousins.
Product code: 11965
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.
Product code: 11964
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.
Fruits are small, comparable in size to grapes, but shaped and marked similar to Pepino. The delicious little fruits ripen yellow or pale green, with similar longitudinal striping to Pepino, but they’re much more juicy.
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: 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: 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: 11353
Herbaceous perennial growing to 4 feet, native to Europe. Very showy clump-forming plant, with heady flowers of rich cream. Leaf stems and buds used for making pies and tarts. Traditional usage (TWM): Hot flashes, PMS.
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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.