970BEET BERRYCert. BD/OG(Chenopodium folosium)Mulberry-like bright-red fruit with a sweet mild flavor on branching 12 in. plants. Also called strawberry spinach. Unusual and fun to grow. Kids love them. Great for borders and containers. Start indoors and transplant. Beloved of specialty chefs.
971BROOM CORNCert. BD/OG(Sorghum bicolor)105 days.A type of sorghum. 8-10 ft. tall. Tops used for making brooms. Grain for cereal and bird food. Stunning as an ornamental.
|S$3.00~50 seeds, sows 10 ft.|
|LG$6.25~250 seeds, 50 ft.|
|1+ oz.$12.50/oz. bulk rate|
|1+ lb$55.00/lb bulk rate|
301CANADIAN STUFFING TOMATOCert. BD/OG78 days.Indet. Looks like a blocky red Bell Pepper. Firm flesh and hollow interior make it great for stuffing. Unlike peppers, it doesn't need parboiling before stuffing and baking. Fill fresh sliced halves with a cold salad. A "must try" for gourmet enthusiasts! Also makes a thick sauce with very little cooking down.
972COSSACK PINEAPPLECert. BD/OGNEW!HEIRLOOM from Eastern Europe Delicious, pineapple-flavored 1/2 inch diameter fruits are wrapped in green husks which turn golden and fall to the ground when ripe (we think this is why they're called ground cherries) These are irresistable fresh, but if you manage not to eat them all right away, they also make a great topping for icecream, delicious jam, pies, upside-down cake, etc. Plants are extremely productive. Great for kids, specialty chefs, and farmers' markets! Our favorite of several ground cherries we've tried in the past years. Thank-you Southern Exposure Seed Exchange for introducing us to this delicious ground cherry!
955CUP PLANTCert. BD/OG(Sylphium perfoliatum)60-70 days.Impressive perennial whose name is given by the way its leaves form a cup around the stem. 6-8 ft. native prairie plant with large glossy leaves and a profuse spray of sunflower type blossom is a stunning and unique addition to the flower garden. Flowering begins at approx. 5 ft. Can be cut for silage in bud stage, or pastured when plant is approx. 5 ft. tall.
959MARIGOLD, NEMATOCIDALCert. BD/OG(Tagetes minuta)100-120 days.For cover crop to deter nematodes (does not need to bloom to be helpful). The days to maturity refers to when this marigold produces small cream-colored flowers. Plant reaches 3-5 ft. developing small flowers late in season in mild climates.
475PHACELIACert. BD(Phacelia tanacetifolia)Bee Plant. Annual. The blue curled sprays of this little known flower are loved by the bees. Though a native to North America, phacelia is widely grown as a soil building cover crop on biodynamic farms in Europe. Bushy plants spread to 18 in. Sow 4 oz/1000 sq. ft.
|4+ oz.$4.25/oz. bulk rate|
|10+ lb$30.00/lb bulk rate|
403SPILANTHESCert. BD/OG(Spilanthes oleracea)Annual. Low spreading plant with unusual globe-shaped yellow and red flowers. This amazing plant is sometimes called the toothache plant. Chewing on leaves numbs the mouth. Has been used by colleagues here at Turtle Tree Seed to help lessen pain of a toothache while they were waiting for the day of their dental apointment to arrive.