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:


Edible Antiques

Mumm's Sprouting Seeds



Agrohaitai Ltd.

Greta's Organic Gardens

Harmonic Herbs

La Finquita Seeds

Mountain Grove Seed Company

Prairie Grown Garden Seeds

Prairie Orchard Organics

Tourne-Sol Co-operative

Urban Harvest Organic Seeds 

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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Turnip, Summer - Varieties Sold in Canada

de Krosno
Des Vertus Marteau
Dwarf Essex Rape
Early Flat Red Top
Early Italian White Red Top
Early Snowball
Golden Ball/Golden Globe
Jaune Boule d'Or
Just Right
Market Express Baby
Melfort Green Top
Navet Des Vertus Marteau
Noir Long de Pardailhan
Purple Prince
Purple Top Milan
Purple Top White Globe
Royal Crown
Scarlet Ohno Revival
Seven Top
Tokyo Cross
Tokyo Market
Top Star
White Egg/Swan's Egg
White Lady