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:

Friends:

A'bunadh Seeds

Bronwyn Heritage Tomatoes

Canadian Prairie Garlic eScape

Societe des Plantes

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Patrons:

Agrohaitai Ltd.

Harmonic Herbs

Hawthorn Farm

La Finquita Seeds

Mountain Grove Seed Company

Mumm's Sprouting Seeds

Prairie Orchard Organics

Richter's Herbs

Tourne-Sol Co-operative

Twin Meadows Organics

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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Bean - Varieties Sold in Canada

Admires
Agassiz
Agate Pinto
Akahana Mame
Alice Sunshine
Amethyst
Amish Gnuttle
Anasazi
Andrew Kent
Annelino Green
Annelino Yellow
Annie Jackson
Annie's Tasty Green Pod
Apache
Appaloosa
Arikara Yellow
Aunt Alley's
Aunt Emma's
Aunt Jean's
Austrian Kidney
Autumn
Aztec Red Kidney
Azufrado
BA0958
BA0999
Baby Gourmet
Baciccia
Baie Verte
Banga
Baroca Pinta
Barron
Beka Brown
Berta Telaska
Beurre a graine noire
Beurre de Rocquencourt
Big Mama
Big Red
Bis
Black Coco
Black Turtle
Black Valentine
Blauhilde
Blooming Prairie
Blue Bloom
Blue Coco
Blue Jay
Blue Lake 274
Blue Lake Bush
Blue Lake FM-1k Pole (Sunward)
Blue Lake Pole
Blue Ribbon
Bobis Albenga
Borlotti
Borlotto de Vigevano
Borlotto Fiamma
Bountiful
Bowie
Brio
Brittle Wax / Round Pod Kidney
Bronco
Brown Caseknife
BSC 825
Burpee Stringless
California Red
Cameleon
Campo di fiori romano
Canadian Wild Goose
Canadian Wonder
Candy
Cannellini Climbing, Badalucca
Cannellini Soup Bean
Cannellini, Silver Cloud
Capitano
Caprice
Caribee
Carminat
Carr
Carson
Cascade Giant
Caseknife
Cassoulet
Celina's Pole
Charlevoix
Cherokee Cornfield
Cherokee Trail of Tears
Cherokee Wax
Chevrier
Chuan
Cobra
Cocco Bianco
Cocktel
Coco Jaune de Chine
Coco Nain
Coco Rubico
Coco Sophie
Cofinel
Colony String
Colter
Comtesse de Chambord
Conio Italian
Contender
Costa Rica Golden
Cranberry
Custard
Dandy Gold
Dandy Green
Dark Red Kidney
Delinel
Derby
Deseronto Potato
Deuil Fin Precoce
Dolloffe
Dragon Tongue/Langerie
Duane Baptiste Potato
Dusky
Dutch Brown
Dutch Bullets
Dutch Princess
Dwarf Green Stringless
E-Z Pick
Early Mohawk
Early Riser
Early Thorogreen
Early Yellow Six Weeks
Eastern Butterwax
Emerite
Empress
Envy
Esmeralda
European Soldier
Famille Boucher
Farmer's Long
Fawcett's
Ferrari
Fidulata
Fin de Bagnol
Fisher
Flageolet
Flagg/Skunk/Chester
Flambeau
Fleetwood
Florence
Fortex
Fortin's Family
French Garden
French Horticultural
French Wax
Frijol en Seco Pinto
Frontier
Furano
Ga Ga Hut Pinto
Garden of Eden
Gaucho
George Murphy's
Gerald's White
Gold Dust
Gold Marie
Gold Mine
Gold of Bacau
Gold Rush
Golden Child
Golden Gate
Golden Heirloom
Golden Rocky
Golden Rod
Golden Valley
Golden Wax
Golden Wax Improved
Goldfield
Good Mother Stallard
Goose Gullet
Gramma Walters
Grand-Maman Dinel
Grandma Nellie's Mushroom
Great Northern
Green Roma II
Greencrop
Hanna Hank
Harder Heirloom
Harvester
Harwig's Heirloom Belgian
Henderson Bush
Heritage Dore
Hickock
Hidatsa Red
Hidatsa Shield Figure
Hilda Romano
Honey
Hopi Black
Hopi Pink
Hunter
Hutterite Soup
Hyacinth
Ice
Igloo
Imbali
Inca
Indy Gold
Inspiration
Ireland Creek Annie
Iroquois Cornbread
Isabel
Isar
Jack in the Beanstalk
Jack's Giant
Jackson Wonder
Jacob's Cattle
Jacob's Cattle, Lakeville
Jacob's Cattle, Alders Rockwell Strain
Jacob's Cattle, Gold
Jacob's Cattle, Wink's
Jade
Jade II
Janet's Dutch Brown
Jeminez
Jesse Fisk
Jessy's Family Heirloom
Jimmy's White Lake
John's
Jumbo
Kabarike
Kahl
Kahnawake Mohawk
Kentucky Blue
Kentucky Wonder Blue
Kentucky Wonder Bush
Kentucky Wonder Green
Kentucky Wonder Wax
Kentucky Wonder/Old Homestead
Kew Blue
Keygold
Kinghorn Wax
Kodiak Pinto
Labrador
Lady Minto
Landreth's Stringless
Lazy Housewife
Lena's Bean
Lewis
Light Brown Zebra
Light Red Kidney
Limelight
Lina Sisco's Bird Egg
Little White Rice
Littlefield's Special
Liverte
Low's Champion
Lynx
Maccarone
Macuzalito
Magnum
Magpie/Superlative
Maine Sunset
Major
Mandan Black
Marconi, Black Seed
Marconi, White Seed
Marrowfat
Marvel of Nictaux
Marvel of Venice
Mary Ison's Little Brown Bunch
Masai
Mascotte
Matador
Matilda
Maxi
Maxibel
McCormick's Wonder
Mennonite
Mennonite K Triple A
Mennonite Purple Stripe
Mexican Pinto
Mexican Red
Midnight Black Turtle
Milk and Cider
Minnesota 1940's
Molasses Face
Momentum
Montano
Montcalm
Monte Gusto
Montezuma Red
Montpellier
Mostoller Wild Goose
Mr. Fearns
Mrocumiere
Mrs. Morotti's Romano
Nance
Navarro
Navy
Neabel's Ukrainian
Nebraska Beauty
Neckargold
Neckarkonigin
Nez Perce
Northeaster
Norwegian Brown
O'Driscoll
Oakley
Oceanis
October Pole
Odawa Soup
Old Timer
Orca/Calypso/Yin Yang
Oregon Giant
Orient Wonder
Painted Pony
Pawnee
Peck to a Hill
Pencil Pod Black Wax
Peregion
Petit Carre de Caen
Pfaelzer Juni
Pike
Pink Kidney
Pinks
Pinto
Piros Feher
Pisarecka Zlutoluske
Polish Pea
Polish Pole
Portuguese
Prevail
Provider
Purple Hopi
Purple Peacock
Purple Peacock Bush
Purple Podded
Purple Queen
Purple Teepee
Ram's Horn
Ramdor
Rattlesnake Snap (Preacher)
Record
Red Calypso
Red Kidney
Red Peanut
Red Swan
Red Valentine
Refugee
Remus
Renegade
Ricci's
Rocdor
Roja de Seda
Roma II
Roma Yellow
Romano 14
Romano Bush
Romano Gold
Romano Pole
Round White Baking
Royal Burgundy
Royalty Purple Pod
Ruckle
Russian Soup
S. Anna
Saint-Sacrement
Scandinavian
Scarlet Beauty
Schwarze Dalmatiner
Sequoia
Serengeti Filet
Serin
Serpedor
Six Weeks
Slenderette/Classic
Slenderwax
Smeraldo
Snowcap
Soldier/Soldat de la Beauce
Soleil
Southern Soldier
Speckled Algonquin
Speckled Bay
Speckled Cranberry
Speedy
Stayton
Steeve's Caseknife
Stella
Stoltfus String
Storm
Straight & Narrow
Strike
Stringless Green Pod
Sultan's Golden Crescent
Sultan's Green Crescent
Sunburst
Super Marconi, Black Seed
Super Marconi, White Seed
Supremo
SV1003GF
SV1137GF
Swedish Brown
Sweeney Family Heirloom
Sybaris
Tanya's Pink Pod
Tapia
Tarbais
Tavera
Taylor Dwarf Horticulture/Wren's Egg
Teggia
Tema
Tendergreen
Tendergreen Improved
Tendergreen Romano Italian #14
Tenderstar
Tene's Beans
Tezier
The Prince
Thibodeau du Compte Beauce
Thousand to One
Tiger Eye / Pepa de Zepallo
Tolosa Black
Tonello
Tongue of Fire / Lingua di Fuoco
Top Notch
Torkuviahe
Toscano
Triomphe de Farcy
Trionfo Violetto
True Red Cranberry
Tung's/Mr. Tung's
Turkey Craw
Tuscahara Bread Pod
Ugandan Bantu
Ukrainian
Ukrainian Comrades
Valdor
Valentino
Vanderpol Six Weeks
Velour
Venture
Vermont Cranberry
Voletta
Walcherse White
White Half Runner
White Horticultural
Winterburn Pole
Worchester Indian
Wyatt
Yellow Eye