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  • Panax quinquifolium - American Ginseng
    $3.00

    8 seeds per pack. Seeds do not need stratification and are sprouting. An important medicinal herb native to the Eastern United States. Nearly identical to Asian Ginseng, American Ginseng is used for a wide range of medicinal...

     
  • Pinus edulis - Pinyon Pine

    Pinus edulis - Pinyon Pine
    $2.00

    6 seeds per pack. The versatile Pinon Pine is the source of the delicious, commercial pine nut. The small nuts have a wide variety of uses and contain 15% protein. Trees are evergreen, to 30-40ft and are native to the Rocky...

     
  • Prunus americana - American Plum

    Prunus americana - American Plum
    $2.00

    5 seeds per pack. A wild plum, native to much of Eastern and Central North America, from Canada to Florida. Popular as an ornamental tree as well as a rootstock for the common plum, the American Plum also bears edible fruits...

  • Prunus mahaleb - Mahlab

    Prunus mahaleb - Mahlab
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. A tree of many uses, the mahlab cherry produces small cherry-fruits with a seed that is used as an important spice in middle eastern cuisine. The tree is related to the common cherry and is also commonly...

     
  • Prunus maritima - Beach Plum

    Prunus maritima - Beach Plum
    $2.00

    5 seeds per pack. A wild plum, native to the Eastern coast of the United States. Bears small purple, red tinged fruits that are edible and can be eaten fresh, though are more popularly used for jams. Naturally grows in a...

     
  • Prunus mume - Chinese Plum

    Prunus mume - Chinese Plum
    $2.00

    5 seeds per pack. A popular ornamental and edible species throughout China, Japan, Korea and some parts of southeast Asia. It is renowned for its spectacular spring blooms and produces small, edible fruits that are often...

  • Prunus serotina - Black Cherry

    Prunus serotina - Black Cherry
    $2.00

    8 seeds per pack. A wild cherry, native to the Eastern United States and Canada. It is very closely related to the subtropical Capulin Cherry (Prunus salicifolia). Bears dark purple cherry fruits that are edible and usually...

     
  • Prunus spinosa  - Blackthorn

    Prunus spinosa - Blackthorn
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Dark purple fruited peach relative best known for its use in the flavoring of sloe gin. Fruits are edible and also have a variety of medicinal uses. Short tree to 10ft, hardy to moderate freezes. #318 ...

  • Prunus virginiana - Choke Cherry

    Prunus virginiana - Choke Cherry
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Tiny, cherry-like fruit native to the United States. Seeds are from a sweet, black variety. Trees are very hardy, to well below 0F. The trees are also ornamental during warmer seasons with pretty flowers...

     
  • Ribes aureum - Golden Currant

    Ribes aureum - Golden Currant
    $2.00

    40 seeds per pack. A pretty currant species native to much of North America. Popular both for its edible fruits but also for its attractive and ornamental, golden yellow flowers. Grows to 5-10 feet, nicely drought tolerant...

     
  • Ribes nigrum - Black Currant

    Ribes nigrum - Black Currant
    $2.00

    20 seeds per pack. Fine flavored, black colored berry best known for its use in desserts, jams, and jellies. The black currant grows on a small bush, best adapted to cool and cold climates as plants need winter chill. Hardy...

  • Ribes sanguineum - Red Flowering Currant

    Ribes sanguineum - Red Flowering Currant
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Seeds are from a spectacular pink-flowered variety. Blue fruited currant native to the California coast. Fruits are variable in flavor, and this currant is best known for its pretty blooms during spring...

     
  • Rosa canina - Wild Dog Rose

    Rosa canina - Wild Dog Rose
    $2.00

    25 seeds per pack. A spreading and hardy rose with delicate white to pink flowers a bit like the Rugosa Roses. The fruits (rose hips) are known for their high vitamin C content and can be used in teas and flavorings. The...

     
  • Rosa palustris - Swamp Rose

    Rosa palustris - Swamp Rose
    $2.00

    25 seeds per pack. A delicate, wild, pink flowered rose native to the U.S. Flowers grow to 2" across, with a fragrant scent, and are followed by rose hips which are popular with birds. Grows well in soggy and poorly drained...

     
  • Rubus leucodermis - Blue Raspberry
    $2.00

    25 seeds per pack. Similar in appearance to the black raspberry, this North American native bears deep purple-black colored raspberry fruits. The fruits are edible and this species is the source of the commercial blue...

     
  • Rubus occidentalis - Black Raspberry

    Rubus occidentalis - Black Raspberry
    $2.00

    20 seeds per pack. A vining shrub with canes growing up to 6ft bearing black raspberry fruit. The deep colored fruits have a rich raspberry flavor and are of high quality. The plant is hardy to below 0F and will grow in a...

     
  • Sambucus canadensis - Elderberry

    Sambucus canadensis - Elderberry
    $2.00

    25 seeds per pack. Ornamental, shrubby tree bearing small, purple-black edible berries, usually eaten dried or cooked. Flowers are also edible, and when in bloom, the tree is a stunning sight. Hardy to below 0F. North...

     
  • Sambucus racemosa callicarpa - Pacific Red Elderberry

    Sambucus racemosa callicarpa - Pacific Red Elderberry
    $2.00

    100 seeds per pack. A beautiful ornamental and edible fruit tree native to the Pacific coastline of North America. The bright red fruit clusters cover the tree in season and are a remarkable sight to see. Fruits are edible,...

     
  • Schisandra chinensis - Schisandra

    Schisandra chinensis - Schisandra
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. A frost hardy, woody vine, known for its berries which are used in traditional Chinese medicine. The vine makes a pretty ornamental when in fruit, with its bright red berries hanging in long clusters...

     
  • Sequoia sempervirens - Coast Redwood

    Sequoia sempervirens - Coast Redwood
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Part of the three species that make up the largest trees in the world, the Coast Redwood is a majestic evergreen native to the cool, fog-zone regions of the Pacific Coast. Record trees have reached almost...

     
  • Sequoiadendron giganteum - Giant Sequoia

    Sequoiadendron giganteum - Giant Sequoia
    $2.00

    25 seeds per pack. Part of the three species that make up the largest trees in the world, the Giant Sequoia is a majestic evergreen native to a section of the Sierra Nevada mountains in California. Record trees have reached...

     
  • Vaccinium myrtillus - Bilberry

    Vaccinium myrtillus - Bilberry
    $2.00

    25 seeds per pack. A wild and popular berry throughout much of Europe. Bears small fruits similar to the blueberry, but with a richer taste. Commonly harvested in the wild and found in many European markets. A small, bushy...

  • Vaccinium ovatum - Coast Huckleberry

    Vaccinium ovatum - Coast Huckleberry
    $2.00

    25 seeds per pack. A huckleberry native to the California coast. Bears small purple-black berries and is quite ornamental with glossy foliage and bell-shaped flowers. Hardy to freezes. Grows best in moist conditions with...

     
  • Vaccinium vitis-idaea - Lingonberry

    Vaccinium vitis-idaea - Lingonberry
    $2.00

    25 seeds per pack. A small, shrubby evergreen related to the blueberry, bearing small, red edible berries. Lignonberries are quite popular in Northern Europe and lend their tart flavor to preserves, desserts, beverages and...

     
  • Viburnum trilobum - Highbush Cranberry

    Viburnum trilobum - Highbush Cranberry
    $2.00

    5 seeds per pack. A small, deciduous shrub, native to Northeastern areas of the United States. It is not a real cranberry, but bears small red fruits that look a bit like regular cranberries and have a similar flavor and...

     
  • Vitex agnus-castus - Chaste Tree

    Vitex agnus-castus - Chaste Tree
    $2.00

    25 seeds per pack. Small, shrubby tree known for its beauty--large spikes of purple/lavender flowers cover the tree. Grows only to 10-20ft, hardy to at least -10F. Fruits can be used as a pepper substitute. This tree is also...

     
  • Vitis arizonica - Canyon Grape
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A perennial vine native to the American southwest. Bears small, purple-black grapes which have a tart and tasty flavor. Rambling growth to 15 ft. Young leaves are edible. Freeze hardy. #2858 Hardy to at...

     
  • Vitis californica - California Wild Grape

    Vitis californica - California Wild Grape
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Very beautiful, hardy grape native to California. Fruits are 0.5-1", dark purple, and can be eaten fresh like any grape. Foliage turns bright red during the Fall season and is highly ornamental. Will grow...

     
  • Vitis riparia - Wild River Grape

    Vitis riparia - Wild River Grape
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. A hardy grape, native across North America with edible fruits. This species is most commonly used as a rootstock for various popular grape varieties. It features edible fruits with a somewhat sour, acidic,...

     
  • Yucca brevifolia - Joshua Tree

    Yucca brevifolia - Joshua Tree
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A distinct and famous desert yucca, the Joshua Tree is a stately plant that has captured many imaginations. Plants grow up to 40ft, but often remain small and are extremely slow growing and long-lived...

     
  • Zanthoxylum simulans - Szechuan Pepper

    Zanthoxylum simulans - Szechuan Pepper
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. A very popular spice used in Szechuan cooking as well as throughout other parts of China and Central Asia. Unrelated to black pepper and hot peppers, the small fruits have a spicy flavor with almost...

     

 

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