The commercial standard with long, green leaves and characteristic mildly spicy flavor. Germinates quickly and tolerates cold and hot temperatures well. Our strain has a mix of “cut” and “strap” leaf shapes when grown as baby leaf. Performs well as a cut-and-come-again crop. Heat and cold-tolerant. (Eruca vesicaria var. sativa.).Days to maturity: 21 days baby, 40 full size. Pretty edible blossoms attract pollinators.
Dark green leaves, purple stems and sweet, petite florets. Similar to broccoli raab with a sweeter flavor and delicate texture. Young flowering shoots are delicious in fresh salads, stir-fries, and pasta dishes. Best for fall harvest; shorter days cause stems to elongate. Harvest just before bright yellow blossoms open. Fall crop • Gourmet selection. (Brassica rapa var. chinensis.) Maturity 37 days.
(Taraxacum pseudoroseum) Perennial. A darling little wildflower from central Asia, pink dandelion is a much less prolific relative of the common yellow dandelion. While a pink dandelion may seem unusual to American gardeners, the pastel blooms can be found growing along forest edge lines, meadows and roadsides in their native range. Leaves, roots and blooms of pink dandelion are edible; they are considered slightly less bitter than the common yellow dandelion. The 1-2 inch blooms are pink with..
Renee's EXCLUSIVE - Mild, nutty-flavored mâche (a.k.a. lamb’s lettuce or corn salad) is a delicious traditional salad with oval leaves that form pretty, fist-sized green rosettes with a tender, melt-in-your-mouth texture. Cold-hardy mâche is sown in summer for fall harvest or early spring for the first salads of the season. Gala is vigorous, cold-tolerant and mildew-resistant with a delicate texture and buttery flavor. This succulent gourmet salad tr..
A mild Japanese green with slender white stems and bright green leaves. Mild in flavor, this variety is good for stir-fries, salads, sandwiches and soups. Harvest outer leaves or the whole plant at any stage.
This a new Baker Creek employee favorite for its stunning ornamental qualities. The rich two-tone red and green perilla has a ruby-to-garnet underside of the leaf that easily displays. Endless summer and fall ornamental, culinary, and medicinal potential uses for this strikingly beautiful and sturdy plant that is a favorite in its native Japan. Can be toxic to cattle and other livestock, especially horses.
Fast growing spoon-shaped leaves are dark green and glossy with narrow white stems. Most popular as a baby leaf for salad and braising mixes, or bunch at full size. Mild flavor and tender texture. At full size leaves form a rosette that sits close to the ground. Versatile. Heat tolerant. Maturity 25 days baby, 45 days full size.
Add a crunchy, zesty flavor like no other to green salads, omelets, ripe tomatoes, sliced cucumbers and sandwiches with your own patch of fresh watercress. Once savored fresh from the garden, you won’t want to be without its sharp clean flavor. This healthy (high in Vitamins A & C), sprightly herb usually grows near running water, but its pretty rosettes of leafy stems will grow handily if you use our vigorous Dutch seed and keep plants very moist. Approx..