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Burgundy Amaranth
Burgundy Amaranth
Our Price: €2.80

A tall elegant, variety with burgundy flower plumes that bear plentiful white seeds preferred for grain and flour. The leaves are an intense red and add colour and nutrition to salads. The leaves can be eaten raw or cooked. We got this from Carol Deppe. Sow April to June for grain, and anytime for leaves. Average 400 seeds per packet more info
Cascade Ruby Gold
Cascade Ruby Gold
Our Price: €2.80

Best short season corn we have tried so far. It even made a crop in 2012. The variety was bred by Carol Deppe, in Oregon. She describes it as THE ULTIMATE SURVIVAL CROP. It can be used for cornbread, johnny cakes, and polenta. It produces solid-colored ears of several colors—red, red-brown, dark red, orange-gold, maple-gold, gold, and yellow. Interior kernel color is always yellow or gold. Each color of ear produces a different flavor of cornbread. The red shades make a rich-flavored cornbread; the yellow shades make a mild-flavored cornbread. Both make great polenta and johnny cakes. Recipes for cornbread, johnny cakes, and polenta made with this corn can be found in The Resilient Gardener: Food Production and Self-reliance in Uncertain Times.
Average 50 seeds per packet
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Gaucho
Gaucho
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Phaseolus vulgaris Gaucho is an Argentinian heirloom dry bean which we got from Carol Deppe and which came to her from the Abundant lIfe Seed Foundation. It is a very early and productive bean for drying. Average 30 seeds per packet.
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