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:


The Cottage Gardener
Edible Antiques
Greta's Organic Gardens
Harmonic Herbs
Heritage Harvest Seed
Kitchen Table Seed House
La Finquita Seeds
Mumm's Sprouting Seeds
Prairie Orchard Organics
Terra Edibles
Tourne Sol Co-operative Farm
Twin Meadows Organics
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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Gourd - Varieties Sold in Canada

Autumn Wing Large
Autumn Wing Medium
Autumn Wing Small
Baseball Bat
Bicolour Pear
Birdhouse / Bottle
Birdhouse/Bottle, Indian Long
Birdhouse/Bottle, Nan
Birdhouse/Bottle, Tai Hoo
Black Giant
Canton Giant
Cave Man's Club
Crown of Thorns
Cuccuzi Italian
Galaxy of Stars
Giant Bottle
Giant Bushel
Goonies (Superfreak)
Koshare Yellow
Large Turk's Turban
Long Handled Dipper
Luffa, Canton Pride
Luffa, Chang Lu
Luffa, Emerald
Luffa, Tri-leaf
Lunch Lady
Martinhouse Bottle
Mini Red Turban
Miniature Bottle
Orange Ball
Shenot Crown of Thorns
Speckled Swan
Striped Crown of Thorns
Warty Cup
Wax Boy
White Egg
Zucca Melon