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Mitsuba (Cryptotaenia japonica)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
Mitsuba, also called Japanese parsley, is one of the rare vegetable plants growing in the shade. This fine Japanese herb is eaten like parsley. All parts of the plant are edible. Sweet taste of parsley, slightly aniseed. In addition, Mitsuba is rich in carotene, potassium and iron. A small perennial plant that tolerates our Quebec winters very well.

BOTANICAL INFORMATION
Latin name: Cryptotaenia japonica
Common name: Japanese parsley
English: Japanese parsley
Family: Apiaceae
Basil Pluto (Ocimum basilicum)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
This small-leaved dwarf basil is the ideal choice for growing in pots or planters on city balconies. However, it will also do well in the garden. Its fine and very aromatic foliage as well as its pretty compact ball habit gives it a very ornamental original aspect. Its flowering attracts pollinators.

BOTANICAL INFORMATION
Latin name: Ocimum basilicum "Pluto"
Common name: Small-leaved basil
English: Pluto basil, Shrub basil
Family: Lamiaceae

MAINTENANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
Pinch the terminal shoots of the basil regularly to prevent early bolting.

***The vast majority of our seeds are produced on our farm. However, if the cultivation of a variety fails or if it is out of stock, we source from other seed companies to ensure an interesting selection. This is the case for this variety.
Chinese cabbage Tokyo Bekana (Brassica rapa var. chinensis)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
This cabbage looks like lettuce, but with a sweet cabbage taste. Narrow white stems that end in a very pale green curly leaf and are used in stir-fries or raw in salads. Easy to grow, it can be cut and it grows back if the season is long enough. Tolerates cold and heat. Pick the leaves when they are still young and tender or when they are fully mature.
Crimean Black Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
The 'Black Crimean' tomato is a very old and still very popular variety of black tomato. She was found in the 90s in the peninsula of Crimea. Beefsteak type, it produces large fruits about 10 cm wide in shades of purple, red, black and green with a rather unique appearance! Germination rate 100%.

MAINTENANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS:
Gradually acclimate to outdoor conditions about 10 days before planting by taking them out during the day. When planting, lay the plants horizontally, slightly arching the plant to bring out the leaves upwards.
Gooseberry tomato (Solanum pimpinellifolium)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
The smallest tomato you've ever eaten. The gooseberry tomato is actually a cousin of the common tomato, native to South America. The plant produces clusters of several small, sweet fruits. The seeds you hold in your hands, however, have a particular origin… Léon was a gruff gardener who did not like children. Cigarette in mouth, he chased them out of hand when they got too close to the plot he was cultivating in a community garden in Montreal. But they only had it for his tomatoes, which shone in the sun like sweet little rubies. In fact, Léon didn't like many people... but we loved his tomatoes so much! So one full moon night (really!), I snuck into the garden, and stole some seeds from it. I've been growing it ever since and my kids love it!

BOTANICAL INFORMATION
Latin name: Solanum pimpinellifolium
Common name(s): Currant tomato
English: Currant tomato
Family: Solanaceae

MAINTENANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
Gradually acclimate to outdoor conditions about 10 days before planting by taking them out during the day. When planting, lay the plants horizontally, slightly arching the plant to bring out the leaves upwards.
Eggplant 'Black Beauty' (Solanum melongena)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
This old variety of eggplant was introduced on the market around the 1910s. It produces abundant and early dark veiled fruits, pear-shaped, measuring about 15 cm. This variety has known through the ages and is still found more than 100 years after its appearance commonly in the vegetable gardens of amateur gardeners.

BOTANICAL INFORMATION
Latin name: Solanum melongena
Common names: Black Beauty Eggplant
English: Black Beauty eggplant
Family Solanaceae

MAINTENANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS:
Benefits from staking to prevent the branches from breaking under the weight of the fruit.

***The vast majority of our seeds are produced on our farm. However, if the cultivation of a variety fails or if it is out of stock, we source from other seed companies to ensure an interesting selection. This is the case for this variety.
Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
Medicinal plant used since antiquity, feverfew would be effective in the prevention of migraine as well as in reducing the strength and frequency of attacks. The leaves and flowers are eaten as an herbal tea. Its use is not recommended for pregnant women. Caution Do not confuse with the chamomile Matricaria recutita and the Roman chamomile Chamaemelum nobile which have very different medicinal properties.

BOTANICAL INFORMATION
Latin name: Tanacetum parthenium
Common names: feverfew, golden pyrethrum, moss pyrethrum, partenelle
English: Feverfew
Family: Asteraceae
Coriander (Coriandrum sativum)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
Coriander needs no introduction! Herb adored by all cooks, its easy cultivation makes it a plant that is just as cherished by gardeners. Its fragrant foliage and equally tasty seeds make it an ideal ally, both in the garden and in pots on the balcony. Sow it successively and you will have it all season long.

MAINTENANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS:
Cilantro tends to go to seed fairly quickly. Sow successively at intervals during the summer to have a harvest of foliage throughout the season. Save those that go to seed for a harvest of edible seeds at the end of summer.

*** The vast majority of our seeds are produced on our farm. However, if the cultivation of a variety fails or if it is out of stock, we source from other seed companies to ensure an interesting selection. This is the case for this variety.
Strawberry spinach (Chenopodium capitatum)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
Strawberry spinach is one of the forgotten vegetables that is making a remarkable comeback in our vegetable gardens. It is cultivated for its leaves which are eaten fresh in salads or steamed and for its magnificent red fruits. However, make no mistake, although they look a lot like strawberries, they taste more like beets. The fruit should be consumed in moderation since the seed contains toxic agents.

BOTANICAL INFORMATION
Latin name: Chenopodium capitatum
Common names: Strawberry spinach
English: Strawberry blite
Family: Amaranthaceae
Sunflower Heliopsis (Heliopsis helianthoides)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
Heliopsis false sunflower is a magnificent wild perennial native to North America. An extremely floriferous nectariferous plant, it will delight butterflies and other pollinating insects. It is very drought tolerant and can also be used for shoreline stabilization. *Seed quantity has been doubled due to low germination rate.

BOTANICAL INFORMATION
Latin name: Heliopsis helianthoides
Common names: Heliopsis false sunflower, false sunflower.
English: False sunflower, Smooth Oxeye, Common Ox-eye, Oxeye Sunflower, Sunflower Heliopsis.
Family: Asteraceae
Baquieu lettuce (Lactuca sativa)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
A small head lettuce tinged with red, the 'Baquieu' lettuce is one of our hardiest and most early lettuces. It could be an old German variety called “Erstling”, (meaning “the first”) because of its very early maturity. Traces of this variety can be found in horticultural works dating from the end of the 17th century.
Lettuces Mixt (Lactuca sativa)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
Nothing better than a refreshing, crunchy and tasty lettuce picked from the garden and eaten with friends. The seed company has selected for you its sweetest, most speckled and frivolous varieties to multiply the pleasure. Black-seed Alphange, Ibis Forellenchluss, Golden Yellow Gotte, Baquieu, Merveille des 4 saisons, and Cressonnette to serve you!
Savory 'Ancienne d'Acadie' (Satureja hortensis)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
A fine herb commonly used in traditional Acadian cuisine, it is not surprising that the Acadians have developed, over time, a variety of savory that is very much their own. The oldest traces of the old Acadian savory date back to a certain Mr. Jean Prudent Robichaud in Burnt Churchill, New Brunswick towards the end of the 19th century. He would have received seeds from a native of this region and his family would have perpetuated the cultivation of this savory over several generations. It is stockier than the common savory, since it probably had to adapt to a harsh and windy climate. more resistant and stocky than the common varieties and having a more pronounced flavor.

MAINTENANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
Like most herbs, it fears excess water.
Pepper 'Shishito' (Capsicum anuum)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
This small pepper of Japanese origin produces abundantly small crumpled fruits about ten centimeters long. Very productive variety, it will offer you at least 25 fruits per plant. These red peppers (when ripe) are also delicious eaten earlier when they are still green. They are mild and sweet, but can be slightly spicy, especially when dried. Compact plant perfect for small vegetable gardens.
Tagetes ( Tagetes sp.)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
Tagetes, or Marigold, is a very floriferous annual that is easy to grow. Its yellow, orange and red flowering embellishes gardens, balconies and terraces. In the vegetable garden, it is also famous for repelling insects such as nematodes. You can salvage the dried flowers, take the seeds and replant them next year! Marigolds are also used for natural dyeing, producing beautiful yellows, yellow-greens and oranges.
Bean Velour (Phaseolus vulgaris)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
Stringless dwarf bean, purple in color. The plant is beautiful in the garden, with its small, dark, deep purple pods, but its extra-fine beans are delicious in the kitchen, and excellent for freezing. On the other hand, the rascal, he will play a trick on you when cooking, he will turn green again.

MAINTENANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS.
When cooked, it turns green.
Lettuce 'Devil's Ears' (Lactuca sativa var. longifolia 'Devil's Ears')
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
Magnificent romaine lettuce with narrow, pointed leaves, green fringed with red. We can't swear the Devil has this ear shape, but we can say it tastes great. This very old variety comes from France. We cut the leaves as needed.

BOTANICAL INFORMATION
Latin name: Lactuca sativa var. longifolia 'Devil's Ears'
Common names: Devil's ear lettuce, romaine lettuce
English: 'Devil's Ears' Lettuce
Family: Asteraceae
'Triamble' squash (Cucurbita maxima 'Triamble')
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
This rather unique variety of heirloom squash was imported from Australia in the 1930s. It produces fruits with three pale steel blue lobes which give it a very distinctive and decorative appearance. But make no mistake, its taste is just as enjoyable! It has an orange flesh, soft, of good quality, delicious in soup or mashed potatoes.

BOTANICAL INFORMATION
Latin name: Cucurbita maxima 'Triamble'
Common names: Triamble squash, Tristar pumpkin.
English: Triamble squash, Tristar squash.
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Onion 'Catawissa' (Allium x proliferum, syn. Allium cepa var. proliferum)
5.55 $ 5.55 $ 5.55 CAD
Sale between july 20th and november 15th only

** CANNOT BE SHIPPED OUTSIDE CANADA ** The 'Catawissa' or Egyptian onion has long been grown in Quebec. It is mentioned as far back as 1820, and it would have arrived with the first settlers. But its origin is unclear, with some saying it comes from Catawissa, a city in Pennsylvania, and others from China. Grapes. We mainly harvest the bulblets or the bulb, but the foliage is also delicious chopped like chives. After 2-3 years, the plant will benefit from being divided and then replanted individually. The surpluses can then be eaten like a green onion. The 'Catawissa' onion has a small to medium, elongated, red bulb.;;Quantity Approximately 8 small bulbils per order.

MAINTENANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
Benefits from a division after a few years.
Tuberous parsley (Petroselinum crispum var. tuberosum)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
Tuberous parsley, a little-known cousin of flat-leaf parsley and curly parsley, is mainly grown for its beautiful large white root with a very mild and sweet taste. It is cooked like carrots, celeriac, or parsnips. The fragrant leaves are also eaten like that of common parsley, but harvest in moderation so as not to weaken the root.

BOTANICAL INFORMATION
Latin name: Petroselinum crispum var. tuberosum
Common names: Tuberous parsley, large root parsley, Hamburg parsley.
English: Hamburg parsley, turnip rooted parsley, parsley root.
Family: Apiaceae