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Agretti (140-99)

SOLD OUT FOR 2019. Agretti is available only January through March because the seed is viable for only a few months.  Also known as Barba di Frate, Salsola Soda, and Roscano, Agretti is an annual with long, chive-like foliage. It is very popular...

Artichoke, Violetta (21-2)

Artichoke Violetta. Rich violet/purple color. Delicate taste. Prefers light/fertile soil (mostly for drainage). You may get some artichokes the first year depending on your climate. Plants produce for at least three years. 3 gram packet, approx. 60 seeds.

Arugula Olive Leaf Franchi (DBOS 115-4)

$4.50 - $55.00
Arugula Olive Leaf is a wild arugula type with thin, flat leaves with no lobes. Growth is similar to Arugula Selvatica. It is delicate yet spicy and aromatic. 3 gram packet has about 1500 seeds. Arugula has been grown since Roman times, reputedly as an...

Arugula Ortolani, Market Grower (115-3)

$4.50 - $11.85
Arugula Coltivata sel. Ortolani is a Franchi Special Selection of cultivated arugula. It is more consistent in taste, color, and growth habit. The packet is larger than the regular Arugula Coltivata packet. Ideal for market growers.  Arugula...

Arugula/Rucola Cultivated 115-1

$3.50 - $10.00
Arugula has been grown since Roman times, reputedly as an aphrodisiac, and is used widely in Italian cuisine. It's great as a salad ingredient, or simply eaten alone with a sprinkle of salt and a drizzle of olive oil. In Italy, it is often wilted over...

Arugula/Rucola Selvatica-Wild Arugula (115-5)

$3.50 - $28.85
Arugula Selvatica means Wild Arugula. Compared to Cultivated Arugula, it is slower growing, ready in about 50 days, with more deeply lobed leaves and a more pungent flavor. This is the type of Arugula (also called Rucola or Rocket) that grows wild in the...

Asparagus Precoce d'Argenteuil (5-1)

Arparagus Precoce d'Argenteuil. Early. Light green big spears with purplish scales. Asparagus beds produce for 20 or more years. Easy to grow; rust resistance. These are seeds; USDA will not allow import of root stock. Starting from seed  means it...

Bean Bobis a Grano Nero (57-15)

$3.50 - $6.10
Bean Bobis a Grano Nero. This is the famous black-seeded blue lake bean which has a reputation for excellent taste. Productive pole bean produces many round green beans with no strings and excellent taste. For some reason, seed for this is really hard to...

Bean Boby Bianco (59-16)

$3.50 - $6.00
Bean Boby Bianco. Green bush French type bean. Plant 1 seed 1-2 inches deep every 2 inches after soil has warmed up in rows 12 inches apart. Pick when thick as a pencil. 55 days. Make small plantings every 10 days for continuous harvest. Cook with olive...

Bean Borlotto Lamon (55-18)

$3.50 - $22.55
Boriotto Bean Lamon from Venice. Brownish/white pods, cream colored beans with red flecks. Vigorous grower, heavy producer, excellent taste. Famous all over Italy. Use as fresh shell beans although you can allow them to grow out as drying beans. Pick...

Bean Borlotto Lingua di Fuoco - Bush Type (56-6)

$3.50 - $6.70
Bean Borlotto Lingua di Fuoco — Tongue of Fire. Bush type shell bean for soups or fresh cooked beans. Plant after soil has warmed up (a week or so before setting out tomatoes). Plant 1 seed 1 inch deep every 2 inches, in rows 12 inches apart. Thin...