Canadian Seed Catalogue Index

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:


Harmonic Herbs

Kitchen Table Seed House

La Finquita Seeds

Mumm's Sprouting Seeds

Nanoose Edible Farm

Richter's Herbs

Salt Spring Seeds

Sunshine Farm

Tourne Sol Co-operative Farm

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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Gourd - Varieties Sold in Canada

Autumn Wing Large
Autumn Wing Medium
Autumn Wing Small
Baseball Bat
Bicolour Pear
Birdhouse / Bottle
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
Giant Bushel
Goonies (Superfreak)
Hairy Gourd, Fong Show
Hairy Gourd, Fuzzy Star
Hairy Gourd, New Jang Sin
Hairy Gourd, Winter melon
Koshare Yellow
Large Turk's Turban
Long Handled Dipper
Luffa, Chang Lu
Luffa, Emerald
Luffa, Miriam Sponge-Sin Gua
Luffa, Tri-leaf
Luffa, Zou Sing
Lunch Lady
Martinhouse Bottle
Mini Red Turban
Miniature Bottle
Orange Ball
Shenot Crown of Thorns
Sicilian Serpent
Speckled Swan
Striped Crown of Thorns
Tiny Bottle
Warty Cup
Wax Boy
White Egg
Zucca Melon