Welcome to the Emma Goldman Peel Memorial Garden seed exchange!

 

Email me with your seed request(s) & contact information and Ill send them out within 3 working days.

 

Please include roughly how many seeds youd like. Some of these are older but all showed >50% viability in the last year.

 

Donations gladly accepted for postage, mailers and seed saving supplies. You can send $ via cash, check, PayPal or Venmo.

 

harvest

 

 

 

Category

Name

Description

Purchase/Harvest Date

Heirloom?

Tomato

Alicante

English, Smaller, good for sauce, productive

2011

Heirloom

 

Amish Gold 2010

medium, slicer

2011

Heirloom

 

Angora Super Sweet 9AKA Fuzzy super sweet)

Fuzzy skinned cherry tomato

2012

Heirloom

 

Aunt Ruby's Yellow Cherry

small fruity sweet/tart

2012

Heirloom

 

Beams Yellow Pear

Sweet, good snacking cherry, good in containers

2012

Heirloom

 

Belarus Orange

Russian, meaty slicer

2011

Heirloom

 

Black Cherry

Fat round cherry tomato. Rich and delicous!

2013

 

 

Black from Tula

russian, black, medium slicer

2011

Heirloom

 

Black Pear

Cherry, russian, good flavor and solid producer

2010

Heirloom

 

Black Prince

2-3" fruit, rich flavor, good in containers, siberian

2013

Heirloom

 

BlondKopfchen

Yellow citrusy cherry. Good yields.

2014

Heirloom

 

Box Car Willie

Good all around medium red slicer

2014

Heirloom

 

Bradley

Hardy, resistant red slicer

2014

 

 

Eva Purple Ball

Hardy German Red Slicer

2014

Heirloom

 

Fargo

Yellow cherry tomato

2011

Heirloom

 

Great White

Russian, lemony, large

2010

Heirloom

 

Green Grape

resemble muscat grapes, translucent green on inside

2011

Heirloom

 

Hawaiian Currant

small cherry, very sweet

2011

Heirloom

 

Marmande

French, great flavor, slow to ripen and best picked ripe off the vine

2010

Heirloom

 

Momotoro

japanese, sweet pink slicer, very reliable

2011

 

 

Orange Russian

Bicolor Oxheart

2013

Heirloom

 

Purple Calabash

Large fluted tomato with rich winey flavor.

2013

Heirloom

 

San Marzano

Classic italian paste tomato

2013

 

 

Supersweet Hybrid

Classic cherry, more than we could eat!

2011

 

 

Unger's Hungarian

Red Cherry, German, prolific

2014

Heirloom

 

White Tomesol

cream colored, 8oz, sweet & rich, good yields

2013

Heirloom

 

Wolford's Wonder

Oxheart. Produces large, firm, juicy, 4 x 5-inch fruits that have thick, pink-red skins, but few seeds.

2014

 

 

Hillbilly Potato Leaf

Bicolor beefsteak, good yield, juicy

2015

hybrid

 

Speckled Roman

striped , great for sauce, salsa, fresh, meaty

2015

 

 

Wapsipinicon Peach

Fuzzy skinned, small rich sweet fruit, great flavor. A favorite.

2015

Heirloom

 

 

 

 

 

Pepper

Poblano

 

2010

 

 

Jalapeno

 

2010

 

 

Cal Wonder

Smaller red bell pepper

2010

 

 

Sweet Banana

Mild Hungarian pepper, great fried or in soups

2011

 

 

Cubanelle

large, tender sweet pepper, good fried and stuffed

2011

 

 

Golden Cal Wonder

Very sweet, everybearing yellow bell

2011

 

 

Rocotto

Very old spicy peruvian pepper, like a medium red bell pepper in size and appearance, thick walled, juicy, heat like jalapeno. Fuzzy leaves make it more cold/wind tolerant than other peppers. Once planted makes a large bush that should be cut back each year.

2015

Heirloom

 

Alma Paprika

Cherry pepper, good for drying and grinding (also can eat fresh). Very sweet.

2015

Heirloom

 

Chervena Chushka

Bullgarian, good for rasting or fresh, long, red, tapered, very sweet.

2015

Heirloom

 

Fatalii

Central African hot pepper (like a very hot and citrusy hananero). On eof my favorties. Beautiful small fluted orange fruit. Does well in pots and heavy producer.

2015

 

 

Sheepnose Pimento

Sweet, meaty, good for canning

2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

Squash

Pumpkin: Casper

white pumpkin, 10-12lbs

2011

 

 

Early white bush scallop

quick producer, summer squash (keep for friends, hate summer squash)

2011

 

 

Cocozelle

striped zucchini, heavy producer, stays tender when huge

2011

 

 

Serpente De Sicilia

Lovely, long snake-like gourd, tender and edible when young. Best on trellis

2012

Heirloom

 

Squash Black Futsu

Beautiful plants. Jet black Japanese Squash, flat, round and ribbed, firm flesh tastes like hazelnuts, 3-8lb fruit, stores well

2013

Heirloom

 

Pumpkin: Winter Luxury Pie

introduced in 1893, 6lb fruit, very sweet

2013

 

 

Cucuzzi *snake* squash

Tender and mild when small, eventually forms long snake-like gourds. best grown on trellis or fence. Very decorative.

2010

 

 

Crookneck: Yellow

Classic summer squash

2010

donated seed

 

Yellow straightneck

Classic summer squash

2010

donated seed

 

Amish Pie

30-50lbs! Great for pies and freezing.

2015

Heirloom

 

 

 

 

 

Cukes

Lemon

classic lemon cuke, prolific

2010

 

 

Cross Country

Hybrid slicer, steady producer

2010

good slicer, not bitter

 

Sumpter

Pickling cuke, also good slicer

2011

 

 

Tendergreen

Burpless, very prolific, best picked 4-5"

2010

 

 

Japanese Climbing

long, crunchy, tart

2011

 

 

Jelly Melon

Decorative, scoop and eat insides (tart/sweet)

2011

Heirloom

 

Ruby Wallace's Old Time White

Pickle when small, slice when larger. Sweet and mild.

2013

Heirloom

 

Beit Alpha

From Israel, Very sweet, thin skinned (don't need to peel), pick small, store well, burpless

2013

 

 

Delikatesse

German, slice or pickle, heavy producer, classic NY cuke and pickle flavor. Favorite.

2013

Heirloom

 

Holland White

Sweet crunchy white cuke.

2015

Heirloom

 

Little Potato

From india. Heat tolerant, brown skinned, lemony

2015

Heirloom

 

Mexican Sour Gherkin

1-2" fruits, tart flavor (falls of vine when ripe)

2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

Melons

Melon, Ha'Ogen

3 to 5 lb. fruits have spicy sweet, pale green flesh

2012

 

 

Noir Des Carmes

Named for the Carmelite monks who once tended it in France. Rind turns orange when ripe.

2015

 

 

Mother Mary's Pie Melon

Can peel like an apple, harvest when firm. Can use 50:50 w/apples for pie.

2015

Heirloom

 

Moon & Stars (cherokee)

Watermelon, Gorgeous melons, up to 15lbs

2015

Heirloom

 

 

 

 

 

Herbs

Basil (Genovese)

 

2012

 

 

Basil (sweet)

 

2010

Have bulk seed

 

Cilantro

 

2011-2014

Have bulk seed

 

Cilantro - slow bolt

Heat tolerant variety

2011-2014

 

 

Basil: Purple Ruffles

 

2014

 

 

Borage

 

201

 

 

Fernleaf Dill

 

2014

 

 

Fennel

 

2014

 

 

Basil: Samui Thai Holy

used for curries and stews, very aromatic, thick leaves

2013

 

 

Shiso (Aka Shiso, red perilla)

aromatic, great for wrapping around (or stuffing) rice balls

2014

 

 

Parsley: Flat leaf

 

2009-2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

Onion Family

Chives

 

2010

 

 

Evergreen bunching

good mild scallion, holds well in soil, slow to flower, germinates well

2011

 

 

Long red Florence

Italian Heirloom, Milder, long bulbs, good germination, very pretty

2011

Heirloom

 

Yellow of Parma

Late onion, good keeper, mediocre germination in my hands

2012

Heirloom

 

Crimson Forest Bunching

scarlet scallions, tasty greens and small bulbs.

2012

Heirloom

 

Leek: Prize Taker

 

2012

 

 

Leek: Blue Solaise

 

2012

Heirloom

 

Ailsa Craig

Long day onion, good germination, huge (up to 5lbs) Mild and sweet. East fresh or store short term.

2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

Root Vegetables

Carrot, Red Cored Chanterey

very slow to germinate but worth the wait and kept for months in the soil. Delicious.

mixed 2010/2013/2015

 

 

Carrot: Nantes

 

2013

Heirloom

 

Carrot: Jaune Obtuse Du Doubs

Mild yellow carrot

2014

Heirloom

 

Carrot: Cosmic Purple

Very fun, tasty (purple skin, orange flesh, yellow core)

2014

 

 

Carrot:Parisienne

Small globe carrot, great flavor

2013

 

 

OUT! Radish, French Breakfast

mild, fast, good row marker

2010

 

 

Beet, Bulls Blood

medium, very sweet

2014

 

 

Beet, Mix of Chioga, golden and red sangria

 

2011

 

 

Beet, Ruby Queen

 

2013

 

 

Radish: Rat Tail

eat the pods, not the root. Very prolific, eat pods raw or sauteed when smaller (taste like sweet/spicy radishes)

2011

Heirloom

 

Beet: Albino

sweet tender white beet

2014

 

 

Radish: Minowase

Mild juicy daikon type, roots up to 24"!

2014

 

 

Turnip: Hakurei

Small, sweet tender japanese turnip. Fantastic. Good raw or cooked.

2014

 

 

Radish: White Hailstone

Mild, crisp and sweet. Early spring.

2014

Heirloom

 

Jicama

 

2014

 

 

Beet: Golden

 

2014

 

 

Radish: Hybrid Daikon April Cross

 

2014

 

 

Radish: Plum Purple

Deep purple skin, stays sweet and crisp even when large.

2015

Heirloom

 

 

 

 

 

Lettuce

Mesclun Mix

Usual tasty mix, harvested off same plants for months

2010

 

 

Heirloom Cutting Mix

My favorite mix, heat tolerant, only some form heads, harvests well

2011

 

 

Limestone Butter (Bibb)

smaller heads, fast grower

2011

 

 

Crisp Mint

crinkled mint shaped leaves, small heads

2014

 

 

Cracoviensis

French Heirloom, burgundy edged leaves, bolts quickly but stays sweet

2014

Heirloom

 

Rocky top lettuce salad mix

 

2014

 

 

Yugoslavian Red Butterhead

Loose heads, leaves up to 12", Red on the outside of the head then green, then white in center

2014

Heirloom

 

Mervielle Des Quatre Saisons

Bibb type rosette, heat resistant, crisp texture, great autumn lettuce

2014

Heirloom

 

Spicy Salad Mix

 

2014

 

 

Garden Babies Butterhead

Fist sized heads of tender baby lettuce. Fairly quick to bolt

2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Greens

Catalina Baby Leaf Spinach

grows poorly in hot weather

2011

 

 

Neon Glow Rainbow Chard

got 4ft jurassic plants, stayed tender

2012

 

 

Green Fortune

Baby Pak Choi, heat resistant

2012

 

 

Florence Fennel

small bulb in my soil

2012

 

 

Collards

 

2011

 

 

Strawberry Spinach

English Green, leaves for salad or steamed, berrys for salad. Not had good luck with this in Oakland summers.

2011

 

 

Pac Choy: Prize Choy

Large head, bolt resistant

2014

 

 

Tatsoi

Compact flat head bok choi.

2014

 

 

Suhio

Chinese Broccoli (Gai Lan)

2014

 

 

 

 

2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cabbage Family

Broccoli: Romanesco

 

2011

 

 

Cauliflower: Early Snowball

Very reliable, good flavor, slow to bolt. 70% Viable in 2014

2011

 

 

Broccoli: DiCicco

Very reliable, sweet and tender. Slow to bolt. 70% Viable in 2014

2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peas n Beans

Sugar Snap Peas

always sweet and prolific, often gets bad mildew on the leaves but still produces for months

2011

 

 

Snap Pea: Cascadia

Bush bean, thick juicy pods, some disease resistance

2014

 

 

Snap Pea: Tall Telephone

Pole bean, very large pods with plump peas

2014

1881 heirloom

 

Tri-color pole & bush beans

mix from saved seeds, prolific, pick when smaller (pole and bush separated)

2006-2011

 

 

Long Bean: Orient Wonder

Long (12-24") beans, stays tender

2011

Heirloom

 

Ireland Creek Annie

Tasty bush type bean for drying/stews

2012

Heirloom

 

Desiree Dwarf Blauwschokker

Eat like snow pea when small, stew when larger. Small bush type

2012

Heirloom

 

Aspargus (winged) Pea

Fluted multisided pods taste like asparagus when picked young

2012

Heirloom

 

Bush Bean: Jade (from C.C.M.G.)

tender prolific green bean

2014

 

 

Long Bean: Mosaic

Long (12-24") beans, stays tender, multi colored

2014

 

 

Empress (bush bean)

Heavy yield, flavorfull, good for freezing

2014

Heirloom

 

Lazy Wife

One of my favorite pole beans. Stringless, heavy yields, very tasty right off the vine. Late maturing (so be patient - you'll be rewarded)

2015

Heirloom

 

Bush Bean: Royal Burgundy

Beautiful burgundy bean, stays tender, turns green when cooked.

2015

Heirloom

 

 

 

 

 

Eggplant

Thai Green

Long, mild, tender

2011

 

 

Rosa Bianca

Stripey Italian bulb, good baked or fried

2011

Heirloom

 

Aswad

From iraq, large dark purple, up to 3lbs, tender, grill or bake, heat tolerant

2013

Heirloom

 

Listada De Gandia

French, heat tolerant, very small plants with 8" fruit.

2015

Heirloom

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corn

Dakota Black Pop Corn

 

2012

Heirloom

 

Country Gentleman

90 days. Introduced in 1890 by S.D. Woodruff & Sons. Sweet, delicious and milky; tender white kernels on 8 ears. The ears have no rows, as this is a shoepeg type, and kernels are packed in a zigzag pattern. One of the best heirloom sweet corns.

2013

Heirloom

 

Fleet

55 day sweet corn. Hybrid.

2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

Misc. Veg

Tomatillo Verde (Green Husk)

Will need some staking, large bush, tiny fruit if cold summer otherwise very prolific and tasty

 

 

 

Burdock: Salada Misume

planst up to 9ft tall, roots 1-4ft. Leaves and stalks edible when young.

2014

 

 

Garden Berry Tamarillo

Not a true tomato. AKA: Tree tomato

2011

 

 

Ground Cherry, Aunt Molly

North American Native

2011

Heirloom

 

Celery: Utah Tall

110 days medium green stalks, plants up to 3ft tall, does best in mild weather

2013

Heirloom

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flowers

Sweet Pea: Wedding Blush

Mixed Colors

 

 

 

Sweet Pea: Heavenly High Scent

White/Lavender

 

Heirloom

 

Nasturtium: Dwarf Cherry Rose

 

 

 

 

Nasturtium: Canary Creeper

Orchid like English Heirloom

 

 

 

Marigold: Red Marietta

 

 

 

 

Morning Glory: Heavenly Blue

 

 

 

 

Sun Flower: Red Velvet Queen

 

 

 

 

Love-in-a-mist

 

 

 

 

Orange cal poppy seeds

Bulk

2009

 

 

Nasturtium: classic multi-color

 

2013

 

 

Sunflower: Mammoth Greystripe

Huge edible heads

2014

 

 

Sunflower: Yellow Disk

Multiple small yellow heads/plant. Very popular with small birds.

2013

 

 

Sunflower: Rostov

Classic Russian, 12" heads on 6' plants, Good for eating

2015