Looking for seeds?

This is a list of vegetable and fruit seeds that were sold in recent years by Canadian seed companies.

Click on a section in the list below to see the varieties available, and the companies that sold them. Visit these companies, buy their seeds, and enjoy a beautiful, diverse garden this summer!

Thank you to the donors who helped make this list possible:



Edible Antiques
Mumm's Sprouting Seeds



Agrohaitai Ltd.
Greta's Organic Gardens
Harmonic Herbs
La Finquita Seeds
Mountain Grove Seed Company
Prairie Garden Seeds
Prairie Orchard Organics
Tourne-Sol Co-operative
Urban Harvest Organic Seeds


Please note: Seeds of Diversity has no store, and no mail order seed sales. We collect back-up seed samples for conservation of endangered varieties, and recruit volunteers to help grow fresh seeds. This list is here to help you find commercial sources, and to help us set our conservation priorities.

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Gourd - Varieties Sold in Canada

Autumn Wing Large
Autumn Wing Medium
Autumn Wing Small
Bicolour Pear
Birdhouse/Bottle, Indian Long
Birdhouse/Bottle, Nan
Birdhouse/Bottle, Tai Hoo
Black Giant
Canton Giant
Cave Man's Club
Crown of Thorns
Cuccuzi Italian
Galaxy of Stars
Giant Bottle/Water Jug
Giant Bushel
Goonies (Superfreak)
Koshare Yellow
Large Turk's Turban
Long Handled Dipper
Luffa, Canton Pride
Luffa, Chang Lu
Luffa, Emerald
Luffa, Tri-leaf
Lunch Lady
Martinhouse Bottle
Mini Red Turban
Miniature Bottle
Orange Ball
Shenot Crown of Thorns
Speckled Swan
Striped Crown of Thorns
Wax Boy
White Egg
Yellow Cup