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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Other Greens and Vegetables - Varieties Sold in Canada

Achocha-Cyclanthera pedata -Lady's Slipper
Agretti/Barba di Frate
Canton Bok Chop
Caterpillar Plant (Scorpiurus muricatus)
Cee Gwa, Chinese Okra Smooth
Chickweed (Stellaria media)
Chinese Artichoke
Chinese Cabbage, Autumn Express
Chinese Cabbage, Bao Tah
Chinese Cabbage, Bilko
Chinese Cabbage, Chi-Hi-Li
Chinese Cabbage, CR Mini Top
Chinese Cabbage, CR Nappa King
Chinese Cabbage, Minuet
Chinese Cabbage, Monument
Chinese Cabbage, Nappa
Chinese Cabbage, Nappa Blues
Chinese Cabbage, Nappa, China Express
Chinese Cabbage, Nappa, China Gold
Chinese Cabbage, Nappa, Jazz
Chinese Cabbage, Nappa, Nozaki Early
Chinese Cabbage, Nappa, Yuki
Chinese Cabbage, Qing Summer No.1
Chinese Cabbage, SD Mini Napa
Chinese Cabbage, Spring Choice
Chinese Cabbage, Sui Choi , Red Scarvita
Chinese Cabbage, Tokyo Bekana
Chinese Cabbage, Wong Bok
Chinese Celery, Kin-Tsai
Chinese Celery, Kun Choy, Boly
Chinese Celery, Kun Choy, Tianjin Green
Chinese Lettuce, Yu Mai Tsa, Sword Choy
Chinese Mallow/Crispa
Chinese Toon, North Red
Chinese Yellow Stem
Choy Sum, Green 49 Impr.
Choy Sum, Yu Tsai Sum, Jade Spring
Choy Sum, Elite 70 Days
Choy Sum, Green 50D
Choy Sum, Green 60D
Choy Sum, Green 70D, Improved
Choy Sum, Green 80 Days
Choy Sum, Hon Tsai Tai
Choy Sum, Yu Tsai Sum
Corn Salad/Mache, Baron
Corn Salad/Mache, Broadleaf Dutch
Corn Salad/Mache, Doucette d' Alger
Corn Salad/Mache, Granon
Corn Salad/Mache, Large Leaf Round
Corn Salad/Mache, Medallion
Corn Salad/Mache, Valgros
Corn Salad/Mache, Vilmorins
Corn Salad/Mache, Vit
Dandelion, French, Thick leaved
Doucette d’Alger
Dwarf Chiang Shin
Earth Chestnut
Erba Stella, Barba di Cappuccino
Erba Stella, Barba di Cappuccino, Minuetia
Feng Qing Choi
Fiius Blue Pepper
Foo Fwa, Bitter Melon, Long Green
Foo Gwa, Bitter Melon, Black Pearl
Foo Gwa, Bitter Melon, Canton Green
Foo Gwa, Bitter Melon, Canton Green, Improved
Foo Gwa, Bitter Melon, Indian Mini
Foo Gwa, Bitter Melon, Jade Dragon
Foo Gwa, Bitter Melon, Long Green
Foo Gwa, Bitter Melon, Mandarin Green
Foo Gwa, Bitter Melon, Medium Spindle
Gai Lan
Gai Lan, Blue Jade
Gai Lan, Green Pearl
Gai Lan, Midwater
Gai Lan, Noble Jade
Gai Lan, Ryokuho (Green Jade)
Gobo Takinogawa
Gobo, Ha
Gobo, Shosaku (Japanese Burdock)
Gobo, Watanabe Early
Good King Henry
Groundnut/Apios americana
Hog Peanut/Amphicarpa bracteata
Jicama, Yam Bean
Lambsquarter, Magenta Sprean (Chenopodium giganteum)
Malva Crispa
Mao Gua (Hairy Gourd), Fong Show
Mao Gua (Hairy Gourd), Fuzzy Star
Mao Gua (Hairy Gourd), New Jang Sin
Mertensia maritima. Oyster Leaf
Michihli, Greenrocket
Ming Choi
Mitsuba, Kansai
Pak Choi
Pak Choi, Asian Delight
Pak Choi, Baby
Pak Choi, Bilko
Pak Choi, Bopak
Pak Choi, Canton White
Pak Choi, Ching Chiang
Pak Choi, Chun Mei
Pak Choi, Chun Yu
Pak Choi, Dynasty
Pak Choi, Extra Dwarf
Pak Choi, Green Fortune
Pak Choi, Hua Kwan
Pak Choi, Hwa Mei
Pak Choi, Joi Choi
Pak Choi, Little Shanghai
Pak Choi, Luck Dragon
Pak Choi, Luxiu
Pak Choi, Mei Qing
Pak Choi, Prize Choi
Pak Choi, QD-2 Express
Pak Choi, QD-5 Express
Pak Choi, Qing King
Pak Choi, Qing Sho
Pak Choi, Qingdao Express
Pak Choi, Rubi
Pak Choi, Shanghai
Pak Choi, Shanghai Chiang
Pak Choi, Shanghai Green
Pak Choi, Shanghai Purple
Pak Choi, Shiro
Pak Choi, Tah Tsai
Pak Choi, Taiwan
Pak Choi, Toy Choy
Pak Choi, Toy Green
Pak Choi, Wa Wa Qing
Pak Choi, White Stemmed
Pak Choi, White Stemmed, Big Choi
Pak Choi, White Stemmed, Canton Bok
Pak Choi, White Stemmed, Ho Tau Bok
Pak Choi, White Stemmed, Hotau Impr.
Pak Choi, White Stemmed, Nabai Queen
Pak Choi, White Stemmed, Nabai Slo
Pak Choi, White Stemmed, Nabai Spring
Pak Choi, White Stemmed, New Nabai
Pak Choi, White Stemmed, White Bok
Pak Choi, Wuta
Perilla, Asia Ip
Perilla, Bau Sin, Late
Perilla, Jeok Ssam Ip
Perilla, Korean
Perilla, Qing Su (green)
Perilla, Red
Perilla, Zi Su (purple)
Pickling Melon (Yue Gua), White Strips
Purslane, French
Purslane, Golden
Purslane, Tall Green
Salad Burnet
Sea Spinach
Shiso, Britton
Shiso, Red
Shungiku, Broad Leaf
Shungiku, Ficoïde Glaciale
Shungiku, Komi
Shungiku, Oasis Q
Shungiku, Round Leaf, Garland
Shungiku, Serrated
Shungiku, Tong Ho Large Leaf
Sorrel, Belleville
Sorrel, Blood Veined Dock
Sorrel, French
Sorrel, Green de Belleville
Sorrel, Large Leaf
Sorrel, Profusion
Sorrel, Sheep
Sorrel, Silver Shields
Sorrel, Spinach
Sorrel, Wood
Tatsoi, Green Coin
Tatsoi, Rainbow
Tokyo Bekana
Tsa Tsai, North Round
Tsoi-Sim Purple
Turkish Rocket
Wa Wa Sai Sui Choi
Water Convolvulus, Bamboo White
Water Convolvulus, Green Broad
Water Convolvulus, HK White
Wo Ju (Celtuce)
Wo Ju (Celtuce), Purple Sword
Wo Ju (Celtuce), Spring Tower Summer
Wo Ju (Celtuce), Summer 38
Wo Ju, (Celtuce), Angustana