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Default SEEDS. many for southern gardens.

I have a few open pollinated plants varieties that are well suited to growing here in the south.
I've grown them for years so they are well adapted to our growing areas.
All the seeds are from my own garden.

A must in any southern garden. You can't beat them for food production
and nutrition!
10 seeds

A hibiscus that gets a fleshy edible calyx, with edible leaves.
Beautiful plants reach upwards of 10 feet in one season, they grow fast, with red stems and red veined leaves.
Makes a very healthy red tea with the dried calyx, and the leaves are great in a salad.
Or are great animal fodder!
VERY RARE named variety. Manchester Black.
20 seeds

ken-kneef (aka kenaf).
Also in the hibiscus family, Kenif has cool palmate leaves and large white flowers with red centers in the fall.
Grows up to 15-20 feet tall in few months.
The leaves can be put in a salad. Or are great animal fodder too!
20 seeds

Selected for Florida by me, it has some army worm resistance and a bit of drought tolerance.
The stalks are very leafy, great for animal feed.
But he ears are HUGE! if well cared for the ears reach a foot of more long, very thick too, with around a pound
of corn per each plant.
50 seeds

Lovely small squash native to Florida.
the plants will cover everything in their path, but they produce hundreds flowers for eating and numerous fruits on each plant.
30 seeds

A broccoli just for the south
The plants only grow small quarter sized "heads" but they grow so many!
The plants do very well in our wild winter swings, and do well in our subpar soils.
They grow very large and tall. Plant in OCTOBER AND HARVEST TILL APRIL, MAY!
They just keep going as long as they have water.
100 seeds

C. Edulis.
These cannas are not like the large flowered ones at the garden center.
These grow large roots that are great for eating.
You can also eat the new leaves, and the seeds while they are still white and tender. They tastes like a spicy pea, and
the plants produce waves of small red flowers nonstop through out the year.
From seed they flower in a couple months, and roots are large in the fall for eating.
Green leaf and Red Leaf plant seeds.
30 Green leaf seeds
5 Red leaf seeds

Productive, with loose heads to keep the birds from eating the seed.
It POPS like popcorn, with a awesome flavor.
And the stalks make great animal feed.
The plants will continue to grow heads until a frost kills them.
300 seeds.

Originally Blue bonnet rice, but heavily selected out.
A dry land rice that does not need to be flooded.
Very productive, will grow until a frost if mulched or planted on moist ground.
Has some drought tolerance, and is very disease resistant.
100 seeds.

A grass that gets a little edible corm.
They taste like little almonds or coconuts when, or sweet corn if you blanch them!
Very fast growing and they grow tons of roots.
100 growing roots.

Feel free to message me.

I think $3 for everything is a good price. with $3 for s&h
Contact me with what you'd like and we can go through paypal.
Come visit my corner spot; read some interesting post, buy rare edible plants & animals
and maybe learn something!


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