Moderately thick flesh is yellow-orange, fine-grained, sweet and well flavoured. Heirloom variety from the 1800s. Fruit is small-22cm/9” diameter and weighing 2-3kg/5-6 lbs with deep orange, thick hard skin.
Quick crop: matures in 40 days, but baby leaves can be harvested in as few as 20 days. (Japanese mustard) Traditional Japanese green dating back to the Edo period. Mibuna is regarded as a cold-season vegetable but is also heat-tolerant and doesn't bolt...
Certified Organic Seed. Sage is one of the essential herbs and can be used to enhance virtually any dish. We searched the world to find the best organic seed - Burpee fully guarantees that not a drop of synthetic chemicals was used to make these excellent...
Small round fruited heirloom tomato, yellow with a blush of pink, and a slight peach-like fuzz. But when picked green just before frost, the fruits keep for up to 4 months, and the flavour improves with storage.
It is a beefsteak tomato of irregular shape that stays green when ripe. Eventually seeds were shared with other gardeners, and it has become a favourite of many. “Aunt Ruby” is Ruby Arnold of Greeneville, Tennessee, who grew this family heirloom for...
Botanical Name: Solanum lycopersicum 'Aunt Ruby's German Green'
Much loved by bees, it is an excellent choice for meadow gardens. A hardy perennial, it prefers open, sunny locations, and loamy soil. (Selfheal; Woundwort) Happily and unobtrusively growing wild in lawns and gardens all over the world today, allheal...
Introduced by Burpee over 100 years ago this large-fruited variety is still popular today. Holds well and retains good color. Smooth black oval fruits are 16cm/6.5" long, 13cm/5" across, and average 1kg/2lb.
Compared to lettuce, a plant like this with abundant leaves for the taking makes a lot more sense for gardens. (Ye kui) Edible plant with traditional use as a medicinal herb. The leaves are tender and make a very nice alternative to lettuce in salads.
They are a good source of protein, fiber and vitamins. Low calorie and high in fiber, Mung Beans have a crisp nutty flavor that can be stir-fried or eaten raw in salads. Mung bean sprouts have been cultivated in the orient for thousands of years.
Very cold tolerant: can be harvested even from under the snow. (Spoon mustard) Oriental green with a soft creamy texture and distinctive subtle flavour. When seeded less thickly the leaves form a compact, thick rosette in 45 days, perfect for bunching.
Butternut type with smooth light-tan skin, orange flesh and nutty taste. Delicious steamed, roasted and toasted, stuffed, or even raw in salads. Fruits are 20-30cm/8-10" long, 10cm/4" across, and weigh 1.5kg/3lbs.
Requires a long hot growing season. (Hibiscus) Lovely flowers known throughout the tropics for their flavouring qualities. Refreshing hot or iced. Tea made with the fleshy calyces has a lemony flavour and beautiful ruby colour.
Excellent for the fresh, processing, and potplant markets. Leaves are fine to medium in thickness and dark blue-green in colour. Highly resistant to diseases and is tolerant of thrips and leaf tip burn.