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about 100 seeds


Lacinato Kale

Lacinato Kale has dark blue-green, deeply savoyed narrow leaves with under-turned edges. It has good vigor, flavour, and hardiness. This seed comes from Wild Garden Seed.

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): about 100 seeds
Oxheart

Oxheart (1925) produces a heavy yield of very big tomatoes. The plants are very vigorous growers, and can be staked and pruned. A solid fleshed variety producing few seeds.

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Price(s): $8.00, $4.00
Packet Size(s): 25 seeds, about 100 seeds
Manitoba

Manitoba (1956), along with Prairie Pride, is one of the latest and largest fruited of the prairie bred tomatoes.

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Price(s): $8.00, $4.00
Packet Size(s): 25 seeds, about 100 seeds
Prairie Pride

Prairie Pride (1978), along with Manitoba, is one of the latest and largest fruited of the prairie bred tomatoes.

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Price(s): $8.00, $4.00
Packet Size(s): 25 seeds, about 100 seeds
Starfire

We had not grown Starfire (1963) for over 20 years but it was one of Jim’s mother’s main crop tomatoes and there has been some demand for it. It was released from the Morden Research Station in 1963 and was popular on the prairies.

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Price(s): $8.00, $4.00
Packet Size(s): 25 seeds, about 100 seeds
Brookpact

Brookpact (1970’s) has medium sized fruits with very compact plants.

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Price(s): $8.00, $4.00
Packet Size(s): 25 seeds, about 100 seeds
Melfort

Melfort (1973) has large determinate plants which give a heavy yield of flattened, beefsteak-type fruits. Ripening is early mid-season and mature colour is orange-red.

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Price(s): $8.00, $4.00
Packet Size(s): 25 seeds, about 100 seeds
Swift

Swift (1961) is the earliest of the prairie bred tomatoes with round fruits a bit larger than a golf ball.

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Price(s): $8.00, $4.00
Packet Size(s): 25 seeds, about 100 seeds
Siberian

There has been a fair amount of interest shown in the Siberian tomato. The round, bright red tomatoes are small to medium-sized and are produced on sturdy, upright, bright green plants. This variety is very tolerant of cool growing conditions.

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Price(s): $8.00, $4.00
Packet Size(s): 25 seeds, about 100 seeds
Japonica Mustard

Wild Garden Mild Mustards has similar diversity to the Indian mustard mix but is generally milder flavoured. The young plants and buds are good in salads and all plant parts can be used in stir fries. May contain some oriental turnips with both edible roots and leaves.

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): about 100 seeds
Indian Mustard

Wild Garden Pungent Mix is made up of cultivars and experimental crosses of Indian mustard. Leaf colours are golden, green, striped red and solid purple. Leaves may be smooth to savoyed, toothed to plain. Flavours from sweet to hot but tending toward pungent. A perfect salad mix. Petioles and bolting stems are used for stir fries.

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): about 100 seeds
Giant Red Mustard

Giant Red Mustard has large tender deep purplish-red savoyed leaves with white midribs and a strong mustard flavour. Harvest small for salads, full-sized for steaming or stir-frying.

OUT OF STOCK

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): about 100 seeds
Purple Peacock Broccoli

Purple Peacock was developed by Frank Morton of Wild Garden Seed by crossing some broccoli and kales. Green loose heads of broccoli, sweet purple stems and red-veined leaves and it is all edible — raw when young and lightly steamed when mature.

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): about 100 seeds
Calabrese Broccoli

Calabrese (C) was brought to the USA by Italian immigrants in the 1880’s. It produces tight green heads up to 8″ in diameter, and will form side shoots once the main head is harvested.

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): about 100 seeds
Early White Vienna Kohlrabi

Early White Vienna (C) (pre-1860) is a light green variety whose enlarged stem or “bulb” is a slightly flattened globe which remains crisp and stringless up to about 2″ in diameter. A delicious crunchy and juicy fresh vegetable but can also be cooked.

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): about 100 seeds
Lacinato Rainbow Kale

Lacinato Rainbow is a diverse selection from lacinato (B. oleracea) crossed with russian (B. napus) kales. It has the long narrow savoyed leaves of lacinato and cold hardiness of russian kales, with leaves of red, purple or blue-green.

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): about 100 seeds
Red Russian Kale

Red Russian (1863) has deeply-cut, flat, grey-green leaves with purple stems and veins. The entire plant takes on a purplish colouration in cold weather. This cultivar is called “Winter Red” and comes from Wild Garden Seed.

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): about 100 seeds
Early Jersey Wakefield Cabbage

Early Jersey Wakefield Cabbage (C) dates back to the early 1700’s in New Jersey and is still readily available today. It is a summer cabbage, tender and flavourful, in the 2-4lb range, with a distinctive conical head.

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): about 100 seeds
Long Island Improved Brussels Sprouts

Long Island Improved (C) (1890’s) is relatively early and quite productive. The compact plants (about 20″ tall) have stems tightly packed with round firm, dark green sprouts. Brussels sprouts require a long growing season so they are started as bedding plants.

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): about 100 seeds
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