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Other Leaf Crops


Redventure Celery

Redventure Celery has large red stalks with yellow-pink hearts and more flavour than the pale commercial product.

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Price(s): $4.00
Leaf Amaranth

This leaf amaranth comes from India where it is a common cooked leaf crop. The plants this year grew about 3’ tall with red leaves and they have shiny black seeds. To get the best harvest of leaves you should keep pinching the plant back to encourage it to bush out.

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Price(s): $4.00
Borage – Blue Flowered

Borage is a coarse, hairy plant growing 2’-3’ tall. It is a very good bee plant. The mildly cucumber-flavoured leaves can be used in salads, and the flowers can be floated on cold drinks. Readily self seeds. This crop is also grown in Saskatchewan on a field scale for its seeds rich in gamma-linolenic acid. This sample is mainly blue-flowered but may contain the occasional white-flowered plant.

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Price(s): $4.00
Borage – White Flowered

Borage is a coarse, hairy plant growing 2’-3’ tall. It is a very good bee plant. The mildly cucumber-flavoured leaves can be used in salads, and the flowers can be floated on cold drinks. Readily self seeds. This crop is also grown in Saskatchewan on a field scale for its seeds rich in gamma-linolenic acid. This sample is mainly white-flowered but may contain the occasional blue-flowered plant.

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Price(s): $4.00
Edible Nasturtium

This nasturtium is a compact plant with blue-green shield shaped leaves and red flowers. The leaves have a tangy, cress-like flavour and are used in salads. Flowers are also eaten and buds and seeds can be pickled.

OUT OF STOCK

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Price(s): $4.00
Spilanthes – Toothache Plant

Toothache plant is a sprawling plant growing about a foot tall with red and yellow petalless flowers. Leaves may be put in salads in small quantities and are often used to numb toothaches (by biting on some leaves or a flower).

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Price(s): $4.00
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