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:


The Cottage Gardener
Edible Antiques
Greta's Organic Gardens
Harmonic Herbs
Heritage Harvest Seed
Kitchen Table Seed House
La Finquita Seeds
Mumm's Sprouting Seeds
Prairie Orchard Organics
Terra Edibles
Tourne Sol Co-operative Farm
Twin Meadows Organics
Urban Harvest Organic Seed


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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Kale - Varieties Sold in Canada

Beedy's Camden
Black Magic
Blue Curled Scotch
Blue Ridge
Branchu de L'Embarras
CN Kal 1029
Curly Green
Dazzling Blue
Don Ross
Dwarf Blue Curled
Dwarf Green Curled
Dwarf Siberian
Halbhoher Gruner Krauser
Highland (Ethiopian) Kale
Improved Siberian
Jagallo Nero
Lacinato / Black Palm / Black from Tuscany / Dinosaur / nero di toscana
Lacinato Rainbow
Laurel's Frilly
Nash's Green
Old Growth Palm
Portuguese / Tronchuda / Beira
Premier / Early Hanover
Red Russian / Ragged Jack
Red Ursa
Red Volants
Siber Frill
Siberian, Dwarf
Siberian, Improved
Siberian, Meadow Lark Rise
Smooth German
Sweet Hardy
Vates Blue Curled Scotch
West Coast
Westlandse Winter
White Lightning
White Russian
White Winter Sprouts
Winter Red