Seeds of the Past for Our Future

 

 

We have selected some of best Heritage and Modern open pollinated seeds from our personal seed stashes for your enjoyment. There are a few Hybrids as well and we will make sure these are well marked so you know that you can not save the seed from these varieties.

 

 

Tomato Varieties(Solanum lycopersicum)

 

 

Brandywine

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This Heirloom dates from at least the late 1800’s and although it’s origins are not clear it is generally agreed that it is an American bred variety. It produces large Beefsteak type fruits up to 1.5 pound on an indeterminate vine of up to 9 ft. in length.

20 Seeds/$2.75

 Maturity: 80 to 100 days

Leaf Type: Potato Leaf

Plant spacing: 36 inches apart

Plant type: Indeterminate

 

Ace 55

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This Heirloom was developed at the University of California and was first offered for sale in 1950. This tomato was the first open pollinated variety that was disease resistant and became an instant hit with gardeners and commercial operations. It produces nice 7-9 oz. fruit on a determinant vine which means the fruit is produced very close together and ripens within a 1-2 week period.
20 Seeds/$2.75

 Maturity: 80 to 90 days from transplant

Leaf Type: Standard Leaf

Plant spacing: 24 inches apart

Plant type: determinate

 

Roma

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Also called the Italian Plum this Heirloom Tomato has been around since the late 1500’s. It produces 2-3 oz. plum type fruit on a determinate vine. These fruits although good for fresh eating are ideally suited for saucing and canning.

20 Seeds/$2.75

 Maturity: 70 to 75 days

Leaf Type: Standard Leaf

Plant spacing: 24 inches apart

Plant type: determinate

Yellow Pear Tomato
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This Heirloom yellow pear shaped cherry tomato is a must in everyone’s garden. Prolific producer with fruit weighing in at around an ounce. Slightly tarter than it red cousins this tomato is equally at home in a salad or in a sauce.
15 Seeds/$2.00
Fruit size:1 oz.
Maturity: 78 days
Plant spacing: 36 inches apart
Plant type: Indeterminate
 

 

Pepper Varieties (Capsicum)

 

Golden California Wonder

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The Golden California Wonder was developed early in the 20th century and was very popular by the 1920’s.  It produces large thick walls bell  type fruits that are very flavourful and great for stuffing. Can be utilized from the green unripe stage right through to the deep orange fully ripe stage. Excellent all round versatile sweet pepper.

20 Seeds/$2.75

 Maturity: 62-73 days

Plant spacing: 24 inches apart

 

Yolo Wonder
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The Yolo Wonder is an improved strain of California Wonder.  It produces large thick walls bell  type fruits that are very flavourful and great for stuffing. Can be utilized from the green unripe stage right through to the crimson red fully ripe stage. Excellent all round versatile sweet pepper.

20 Seeds/$2.75

 Maturity: 62-73 days

Plant spacing: 24 inches apart

 

 

Celery (Apium Graveolens)

Chinese Celery
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Chinese Celery is a leafy strain of celery preferred by Asian cooks. Unlike the Western strains this strain is used un-blanched and is great in everything from soups to stir fries or it can be dried to make celery powder. 
 

Approx 100 seeds/$2.75