Canadian Seed Catalogue Index

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:


Harmonic Herbs

Kitchen Table Seed House

La Finquita Seeds

Mumm's Sprouting Seeds

Nanoose Edible Farm

Richter's Herbs

Salt Spring Seeds

Sunshine Farm

Tourne Sol Co-operative Farm

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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Other Greens and Vegetables - Varieties Sold in Canada

Achocha-Cyclanthera pedata -Lady's Slipper
Agretti/Barba di Frate
Alaska Nasturtium
Alexanders -Smyrnium
Bitter Melon
Bitter Melon Long Thick
Bitter Melon, Jasper
Blue Jade Chinese Broccoli
Cabbage, Chinese, Minuet
Canton Bok Choy
Caterpillar Plant (Scorpiurus muricatus)
Cee Gwa, Chinese Okra Smooth
Chickweed (Stellaria media)
Chinese Artichoke
Chinese Cabbage CR Spring Delight
Chinese Cabbage Kogane
Chinese Cabbage Pagoda 70
Chinese Cabbage, Autumn Express
Chinese Cabbage, Bao Tah
Chinese Cabbage, Bilko
Chinese Cabbage, Chi-Hi-Li
Chinese Cabbage, CR Mini Top
Chinese Cabbage, CR Napa King
Chinese Cabbage, CR Premium
Chinese Cabbage, Monument
Chinese Cabbage, Napa
Chinese Cabbage, Napa Blues
Chinese Cabbage, Napa, Blues
Chinese Cabbage, Napa, China Express
Chinese Cabbage, Napa, China Gold
Chinese Cabbage, Napa, Jazz
Chinese Cabbage, Napa, Nozaki Early
Chinese Cabbage, Napa, Wa Wa Sai
Chinese Cabbage, Napa, Yuki
Chinese Cabbage, SD Mini Napa #1
Chinese Cabbage, SD Mini Napa #2
Chinese Cabbage, Sui Choi , Red Scarvita
Chinese Cabbage, Tokyo Bekana
Chinese Cabbage, Wong Bok
Chinese Celery Kin-Tsai
Chinese Celery, Kun Choy, Tianjin Green
Chinese Lettuce, Yu Mai Tsa, Sword Choy
Chinese Mallow/Crispa
Chinese Pink Celery
Chinese Toon, North Red
Chinese Yellow Stem
Choy Sum, Green 49 Impr.
Choy Sum, Elite 70 Days
Choy Sum, Green 50D
Choy Sum, Green 70D, Improved
Choy Sum, Green 80 Days
Choy Sum, Hon Tsai Tai
Choy Sum, Jade Spring
Choy Sum, Late Green
Choy Sum, Yu Tsai Sum
Corn Salad, Valgros
Corn Salad/Mache
Corn Salad/Mache Large Leaf
Corn Salad/Mache, Broadleaf Dutch
Corn Salad/Mache, Granon
Corn Salad/Mache, Large Leaf Round
Corn Salad/Mache, Medallion
Corn Salad/Mache, Valgros
Corn Salad/Mache, Vilmorins
Corn Salad/Mache, Vit
Dandelion, French, Thick leaved
Dandy Dandelion
Doucette d'Alger
Earth Chestnut
Emiko Chinese Cabbage
Erba Stella, Barba di Cappuccino
Feng Qing Choi
Foo Gwa, Bitter Melon, Black Pearl
Foo Gwa, Bitter Melon, Canton Green
Foo Gwa, Bitter Melon, General
Foo Gwa, Bitter Melon, Indian Mini
Gai Lan
Gai Lan, Early Jade
Gai Lan, Green Pearl
Gai Lan, Late Jade
Gai Lan, Midwater
Gai Lan, Noble Jade
Gai Lan, Ryokuho (Green Jade)
Glossy Epazote
Gobo Takinogawa
Gobo, Ha
Gobo, Shosaku (Japanese Burdock)
Gobo, Watanabe Early
Good King Henry
Groundnut/Apios americana
Hog Peanut/Amphicarpa bracteata
Ice Plant
Jade Dragon Bitter Melon
Jicama, Yam Bean
Lambsquarter, Magentasprean (Chenopodium giganteum)
Magenta Magic
Malva crispa
Malva Crispa
Malva sylvestris
Mertensia maritima. Oyster Leaf
Mertensia, Oyster Leaf
Michihli, Greenrocket
Ming Choi
Mitsuba, Kansai
Mitsuba, Purple
o Ju (Celtuce), Spring Tower
Pak Chio, Bopak
Pak Choi
Pak Choi Purple Lady
Pak Choi, Asian Delight
Pak Choi, Baby
Pak Choi, baby
Pak Choi, Baby
Pak Choi, Bilko
Pak Choi, Bopak
Pak Choi, Canton White
Pak Choi, Ching Chiang
Pak Choi, Chun Mei
Pak Choi, Chun Yu
Pak Choi, Dynasty
Pak Choi, Green Fortune
Pak Choi, Hwa Kwan
Pak Choi, Hwa Mei
Pak Choi, Jimao Choi
Pak Choi, Joi Choi
Pak Choi, Little Shanghai
Pak Choi, Luxiu
Pak Choi, Mei Qing
Pak Choi, Prize Choi
Pak Choi, QD-2 Express
Pak Choi, QD-5 Express
Pak Choi, Qing King
Pak Choi, Qing Mei
Pak Choi, Qing Sho
Pak Choi, Qingdao Express
Pak Choi, Quig Choi
Pak Choi, Shanghai
Pak Choi, Shanghai Chiang
Pak Choi, Shanghai Green
Pak Choi, Shanghai Purple
Pak Choi, Shiro
Pak Choi, Tah Tsai
Pak Choi, Taiwan
Pak Choi, Toy Choy
Pak Choi, Toy Green
Pak Choi, Wa Wa Qing
Pak Choi, White Jewel
Pak Choi, White Stemmed
Pak Choi, White Stemmed, Big Choi
Pak Choi, White Stemmed, Canton Bok
Pak Choi, White Stemmed, Ho Tau Bok
Pak Choi, White Stemmed, Hotau Impr.
Pak Choi, White Stemmed, Nabai Queen
Pak Choi, White Stemmed, Nabai Slo
Pak Choi, White Stemmed, Nabai Spring
Pak Choi, White Stemmed, New Nabai
Pak Choi, Wuta
Perilla, Korean
Perilla, Purple
Perilla, Qing Su (green)
Perilla, Red
Perilla, Zi Su (purple)
Prize Choy
Purslane, French
Purslane, Golden
Purslane, Tall Green
Salad Burnet
Seakale, Lily White
Shisho Green
Shisho Korean
Shisho Purple
Shiso Britton
Shungiku, Broad Leaf
Shungiku, Ficoïde Glaciale
Shungiku, Komi
Shungiku, Oasis Q
Shungiku, Round Leaf Garland
Shungiku, Tong Ho Large Leaf
Sorrel, Belleville
Sorrel, Blonde de Lyon
Sorrel, Blood Veined
Sorrel, Blood Veined Dock
Sorrel, French
Sorrel, Green de Belleville
Sorrel, Large Leaf
Sorrel, Red Veined
Sorrel, round
Sorrel, Sheep
Sorrel, Spinach
Spilanthes Toothache Plant
Stinging Nettle
Tatsoi, Giant
Tatsoi, Green Coin
Tatsoi, Rainbow
Tokyo Bekana
Toy Choi
Toy Choy
Tsoi Sim
Tsoi-Sim Purple
Water Convolvulus, Bamboo White
Water Convolvulus, Green Broad
Water Convolvulus, HK White
White Tropical Choi
Wo Ju (Celtuce)
Wo Ju (Celtuce), Purple Sword
Wo Ju (Celtuce), Spring Tower
Wo Ju (Celtuce), Summer 38
Wo Ju, (Celtuce), Angustana
Yukina Savoy