Ten (10) packs free with membership
Additional packs available for $.20 (Green Card) and $1.00 (Yellow Card).
Beanstalk Specialty Seeds per pack are $1.00 (Green Card), $1.50 (Yellow Card), and $2.00 (non-members).
Beanstalk Specialty Seeds are listed at the bottom of this page.
KCCG aims to offer you the best seed varieties at the lowest possible price and during the time that it is best to plant them in our area! All the seeds listed below will be on sale at our office on the given date. Most items are on sale for several weeks, while supplies last.
Blue Lake: 55 days. Vigorous, branching plants produce heavy yields under adverse conditions. Pods are slow to form seeds or fiber. A classic canning and freezing bean.
Cherokee Yellow Wax: 51 days. Pale yellow pods on vigorous, hardy, 16-18” bushes.
Henderson Lima: (bush) 66 days. An old favorite baby lima bean. Bears 3.5” pods till frost.
Jackson Wonder Lima Butterbean: (bush) 66 days. A good hot weather bean. 2’ tall bushes have high yields of broad pods. Shell out for fresh or dry for winter use.
Kentucky Wonder: 56 days. Bears a week earlier than pole variety. Long-bearing plants with stringless pods.
Provider: 50 days. The most popular early green bean. 5” long, medium green fleshy round pods. Adapted to diverse locations, soil, and climate conditions.
Royal Burgundy: 54 days. Vigorous, erect, 15-20” high bushes with high yields of 5” purple pods which turn green when cooked. Good for colder soils, resistant to bean beetle.
Tohya - Edamame: (bush) 78 days.Early with delicious, buttery flavor and tender firm texture. Plump, pale green pods with average 3 seeds per pods. Compact plants average 2' tall.
Asparagus Yard Long: 80 days. Plants grow to 10’ and produce an astonishing yield of slender, extremely tasty 2-3’ long pods.
Blue Lake: 55 days. Famous pole bean variety with excellent freezing and canning qualities. Tender, round, meaty pods on vigorous, heavy-yielding plants.
Edamame: Tohya 78 days. Early with
delicious, buttery flavor and tender-firm texture. Plump, pale green pods with average 3 seeds per pods. Compact plants average 2’ tall.
Kentucky Wonder: 63 days. Old fashioned favorite. Vigorous 60-84” vines with high, extended yields. Rust resistant. Pods are flat when mature.
Speckled Lima Butterbean: (pole) 80 days. Large quarter-sized seeds. Light cream colored with bright red specks. Buttery flavored beans, delicious fresh and maintains flavor canned or frozen. Tremendous yield.
Early Wonder Tall Top: 45 days. Earliest beets and greens. Large vigorous tops. Tall bright, glossy green, red-veined tops, slightly flattened red roots.
Detroit Dark Red: 45-70 days. 2.5-3” globe roots of blood-red color. For canning and fresh use.
Delicious 51: 81 days. Early large fruits, 4-5 lbs. Good flavor, thick orange-salmon flesh. Fusarium wilt resistant.
Hale’s Best No. 36 Cantaloupe: 80 days. The fruit is highly flavored, beautiful and solidly netted, little if any suture and no ribs. Spicy salmon colored flesh. Fruit 2.5-3 lbs, uniform in size, slight oval shape.
Nantes: 62-70 days. Small 10-12” tops with 6.5” x 1” bright red-orange blunt roots. Good fresh or frozen.
Royal Chantenay: 65 days. Cylindrical 6” roots for heavy or shallow soils. Tops are sturdy, 15-20.” Dependable heavy yields.
Georgia: 70 days. Old standard, 36” spreading plants, large, cabbage-like blue-green, slightly crumpled leaves; heat and poor soil tolerant, slow to bolt.
Argent: 85 days. 8.5 – 9” ears with 14-16 rows of fine white kernels, tender sweet creamy texture, with a superior package and husk protection. (hybrid)
Bodacious: 75 days. An extremely high quality yellow corn. Very sweet and tender. Plants are 87” tall with 8” long ears. (hybrid)
Peaches & Cream: 70 days. Matures early in the season, 8.5” long ears with petite, bi-colored kernels. (hybrid)
Robust: (popcorn) 110 days. Early maturing gourmet yellow popcorn. 7’ tall plants with 1-2 ears per plant. (hybrid)
Marketmore 76: 56 days. Long, slender, dark green slicing cucumbers on short, space-saving vines. Disease resistant.
National Pickling: 57 days. Fruit slightly tapered, about 6-7” long. Medium dark green color.
Astro Arugula: 38 days. Peppery flavored, cool-season, salad green. Early, heat tolerant, strap leaf variety. Mild flavor, best when picked young.
Tatsoi: 45 days. Leaves form a compact, thick rosette. Long harvest period. Mild taste for salads, stir-fries, etc.
Vates Blue Curled: 56 days. Standard blue/green curled. Plants are 14” tall.
Early White Vienna: 50 days. Uniform plant with short top and few leaves. Stems mature quickly, harvest at 2” in diameter.
Buttercrunch: 60 days. Boston type or loosehead. Larger and more heat tolerant than Bibb, slower to bolt, stands at least 2 weeks longer without bolting. Leaves are thick, crisp, and tender.
KCCG 30th Anniversary Gourmet Lettuce Blend: 30 – 60 days. This custom blend was specially chosen to celebrate KCCG's 30th Anniversary. It includes 11 great tasting premium lettuce varieties (Cimmaron, Red Salad Bowl, Salad Bowl, Oakleaf Royal, Red Sails, Buttercrunch, Tango, Ruby Red, Canasta, Four Seasons) with great diversity of color and texture.
Ruby Red: 40 days. A red leaf lettuce that has bright red, glossy and crumbled leaves.
Salad Bowl: 45 days. A green leaf lettuce that is sweet and crisp. Ruffled leaves; slow to bolt.
Curly Leaf: 55 days. Bright green leaves are crumpled and heavily curled. Upright plants are slow to bolt. Strong mustard flavor.
Florida Broadleaf: 50 days. Early, fast-growing variety for processing, market, and home gardening. Large, upright plants 10” high, deep green, oval-shaped, smooth leaves.
Red Giant Mustard: 45 days. Very attractive plant with reddish leaves. Can be harvested either as a 6” plant or allowed to grow to 17”. Has a mild, mustard flavor. Sow spring through fall. Slow bolting.
Tendergreen Mustard: 40 days. Large plants, quick growing. Leaves are oblong, thick, fairly smooth, and dark green. Mustard-spinach flavor.
Burgundy: 55 days. Bears moderate amounts of red pods on tall plants. Pods turn green when cooked.
Clemson Spineless: 55 days. The most popular okra variety available. Plants are 4-6’ tall with straight, deep green, spineless pods.
Dwarf Green Long Pod: 50 days. Pods are bright green, ridged and tapered and tend to be more slender than the Clemson Spineless. Plant height is 3-4’ tall.
PEAS, SOUTHERN (COWPEA)
Blackeye: 60-78 days. Vigorous, high yielding 24-40” tall plants with 7-9” pods. 10-12 seeds per pod. Wilt resistant, excellent as a shell bean, or as a dry bean.
Black Crowder: 63 days. Long pods, prolific, and easy to shell. Seeds turn black when dry.
Brown Crowder: 60 days. Extra large, straw colored, red-tinged 7-9” long pods. Very productive busy plants. Easy to pick and shell.
Purple Hull: 50-78 days. Strong, vigorous vines. Excellent for cooking green or freezing. White pea with small purple eye. Two crops in a season in this region.
Green Arrow: (English pea) 62 days. Vigorous vines (36” tall) with 8-11 bright green peas per pod. Sweet flavor. Resistant to mildew, Fusarium, and root rot.
Oregon Giant: (snow pea) 69 days. High yields of sweet, extra-large, flat pods. Tolerant to powdery mildew, common wilt and enation mosaic.
Super Sugar Snap: (snap pea) 64 days. Plump 2-3” long, round, slightly curved, fleshy green pods. Tall vines need support. Resistant to powdery mildew; tolerant to pea leaf roll virus.
Connecticut Field: 110 days. Standard general purpose or large Halloween pumpkin. Hard, smooth, somewhat ribbed, deep orange pumpkin, weighing 15-25 lbs.
Small Sugar: 100 days. Averaging about 6-7 lbs. each, this is one of the standard smaller pumpkins. Good yields of deep orange pumpkins with high quality flesh.
Cherry Belle: 20-30 days. Round, bright cherry red with white flesh. Root is about 1” in diameter, tops about 3” at harvest time. Keeps well.
White Icicle: 30 days. A uniform short top strain which forms 6” long roots very quickly. Flesh is white, crisp, and mild.
Bloomsdale Longstanding: 45 days. Heavy yields of crinkled, thick textured, glossy, dark green leaves. Slow to bolt.
Emperor (F1): 37 days. Dark green, semisavoy (crinkled leaf) for spring and fall. Upright, dark green leaves with long stems are great for bunching.
Space: 39 days. Early and high yielding smooth leaf spinach. Big plants are upright and disease resistant. Long standing. (hybrid)
Bennings Green Tint: 49 days. Patty pan, 3x2.5” pale green, scalloped and spiny summer squash. Delicious raw and cooked.
Black Beauty Zucchini: 44 days. Bush type. Long, straight, slender fruit with slight ridges, black-green color. Flesh greenish white, with firm, fine delicate flavor. Pick when still tender, 6-8”.
Yellow Crookneck: 58 days. Bears later than straightneck squash but yields consistently for the rest of the season. Bright yellow fruits are best picked when skin is still smooth and 4-6” long.
Yellow Straightneck, Early Prolific: 42-56 days. Fruit are uniform lemon yellow and straight. Best when picked at 4”-6”.
Buttercup: 100 days. Turban shaped squash measuring 4.5” diameter and weighing 4-5 lbs. Rind is dark green. Thick orange flesh. Excellent flavor and keeps well.
Spaghetti Squash: 88 days. An early-maturing type with ivory-colored skin turning pale yellow at maturity. Fork out the baked or boiled spaghetti-like flesh as a substitute for pasta.
Table Queen Acorn: 85 days. Acorn shaped, ribbed, thin-shelled, dark green fruits. 5.5” length, 4.5” diameter. Flesh is light yellow, bakes dry and sweet.
Waltham Butternut: 105 days. Uniform fruits averaging 9” long and weighing 4-5 lbs. Flowers later than other winter squashes, but fruits develop quickly and keep well long into the winter. Less attractive to squash bugs than some other winter squash.
Fordhook Giant: 60 days. A tall, vigorous strain with broad dark leaves. Stems are thick and white. Tolerates hot weather well.
Ruby: 60 days. Similar to Fordhook but with ruby red stalks and veins.
Purple Top: 60 days. Produces round, purple topped 4” roots and abundant greens for early summer harvest.
Seven Top: 45-50 days. Used only for greens as roots are tough and woody.
Shogoin: 42 days. Produces white roots that should be used while still young and mild. Greens are tender and mild.
Black Diamond: 80 days. Early and productive with sweet red flesh. Large fruits average 30 lbs.
Crimson Sweet: 96 days. Short, oval, light-green fruit with dark stripes, averaging 15-25 lbs. Tolerant to fusarium and anthracnose, dark red flesh, with high sugar content in a dry year. Small seeds.
Sugar Baby: 76 days. Round fruits 6-8” in diameter averaging 8-10 lbs. Ripe melons have very dark green rinds (except for a yellow belly) and sweet red flesh with small seeds.
Cosmos: Old fashioned favorite, sensation mix with large single flowers, 3-4” across in shades of lavender, pink, magenta, and white. Large plants (48-54” tall) are easy to grow. Good for cut flowers.
Daisy, Gloriosa: Upright annual with large 3-5” single blooms of rich golden yellow or mahogany red. Requires full sun. Heat and drought resistant. Plant height 2-3’. Blooms from June to September.
Daisy, Shasta: Hardy perennial. White flowers with golden centers on single erect stems. Prefers full sun to partial shade in fertile soil. Plant height 2-3’. Blooms in June and July.
Dames Rocket: Hardy biennial. Lilac-purple flowers are concentrated at the end of 2-3’ tall stalks. Sweet fragrances. Plant in well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Blooms in April and May.
Four O’Clocks: (Marvel of Peru) Grows 15-24” tall and produces 1” white, red or yellow flowers that open in late afternoon.
Giant Sunflower: Large single 8-12” blooms are produced on 7’ plants. Large edible seeds.
Marigold, Crackerjack: A tall African type, better suited for cut flowers, growing about 30” tall. Large flowers are yellow, orange, and gold.
Marigold, Sparky: Dwarf French variety, good for border plantings. Mixed colors.
Nasturtium: A colorful, edible flower. Tolerant of poor soils and heat or cold. Big seeds are ideal for kids’ gardens. Flower heads 2.5” across.
Sweet Alyssum: Hardy annual with dense clusters of tiny snow-white flowers. Compact plant of 8-12” height, heat and drought resistant. Grows in full sun to partial shade in almost any soil.
Zinnia: Early maturing, mildew-tolerant, 24” plants produce 4-5” multicolored flowers that are good for cutting.
Birdhouse Gourds: (95 days) 12” long gourds with narrow necks and a hard shell. Excellent for making birdhouses and crafts.
Small Mixed Gourds: (100 days) Produces a good yield of small size gourds of various shapes and colors. Excellent for making crafts, birdhouses, dippers, etc.
Basil: An Italian large leaf sweet basil perfect for pesto. High yielding plant with up to 4” long dark green leaves.
Cilantro/Coriander: Aromatic, distinctively flavored annual herb. Prefers direct-seeding in a sunny location. Requires 7-10 days to germinate in cool soil. Slow to bolt, produces abundant cilantro foliage in a 14” plant. Allow seed pods to dry for use as coriander.
Curly-Leaf Parsley: Standard variety, easy to grow. Use in garnishes, salads, and cooking.
Dill: Direct-seed in sunny location and expect about 60% germination. Plant reaches about 3’.
Beanstalk Specialty Seeds
These specialty seeds are the same varieties of many of the special plants that we grow in the Beanstalk Children’s Garden.
Specialty seeds per pack $1.00 (Green Card) $1.50 (Yellow Card) $2.00 (non-members).
Specialty Seeds cannot be counted in the 10 free seed packs you receive with your KCCG membership.
Bean, Bush ‘Dragon’s Tongue’ 60-100 days - An old, dual purpose French variety snap bean (Dragon Langerie), with gorgeous yellow pods streaked with purple. Pods turn all yellow after cooking. Delicious as shell bean, too.
Bean, Yardlong ‘Red Noodle’ 85 days - Beans grow 16-20” long and are as slender as a pencil. The burgundy color stands out on the plants. Young pods are sweet with an intense flavor. Older pods can be shelled for traditional southern peas. Plants produce heavily with up to 4 pods in a cluster.
Beet ‘Red and Golden Blend’ 40 - 70 days - This unique blend allows you to have dark red, bright red, golden and striped beets all from one planting.
Carrot ‘Mokum’ 54 days - Early Nantes type hybrid. A short, very early carrot that has a great sweet flavor. It matures quickly making it ideal for early spring or fall gardens. Tops are shorter than other varieties.
Carrot ‘Rainbow Blend’ 60 days - Mix of purple, yellow, white, red and orange carrots in a beautiful blend.
Collard ‘Top Bunch’ 50 days - Earliest to harvest. Tall productive plant produces medium green slightly blistered leaves. A Georgia-type hybrid with crinkled leaves.
Cucumber ‘County Fair’ 52 days - An early cucumber with a high yield of 3-4” long fruit ideal for both pickles and eating fresh. Plants have mostly female flowers and fruits will be almost seed free if grown away from other cucumbers. No pollinator is needed. Resistant to bacterial wilt carried by cucumber beetles.
Cucumber ‘Diva’ 58 days This cucumber has smooth thin skin and a tender bitter-free taste. Plants produce all female flowers and do not need another variety for pollination, perfect for growing under row cover to exclude insects. Foliage is resistant to mildew and scab along with some resistance to cucumber beetles.
Cucumber ‘Suyo Long’ 61 days - Traditional variety from China has fruits up to 15” long that are sweet flavored and bitter free. Vines are widely adapted, grow well in hot weather and set fruit early.
Gourd ‘Baby bottle’ 100 days Vining - A miniature version of the larger gourd, these fruits are 3-4” long. They dry to a hard shell that can be painted or carved, great for crafts.
Gourd ‘Luffa’ 90 days - This is the plant that makes luffa sponges. Fruits can be eaten when they are 2-6” long and are called “Chinese okra”. Or, grow to full size, dry the gourds, shake out the seeds and soak to clean for great bath sponges.
Ground Cherry - Aunt Molly 70 days - Small tomato-type fruit covered with a papery husk. Pick when the fruits fall to the ground. The flavor is intensely sweet with pineapple tones. Great in pies, sauces, and wonderful fresh.
Kale ‘Scarlet’ 55 days - Broad, frilly, purple leaves on 2’ to 3’ tall upright stalks. (open pollinated)
Lettuce ‘Canasta’ 50-60 days - A favorite of KCCG members, Canasta is a Batavian type semiheading lettuce that forms a crisp head with ruffled leaf edges. Leaves have a bronze edging. Sweet and crisp tasting, holds well into summer heat.
Malabar Spinach (Red) 85 days - Vigorous climbing vines grow through summer into fall. Glossy, thick, savoyed leaves resemble spinach. Mild swiss chard taste. Use leaves and young stems sparingly in salads or stir fries.
Okra ‘Jambalaya’ 50 days - This early producing, high yielding okra has delicious tender pods on compact plants. (hybrid)
Pepper ‘Gypsy’ 50 days - Very early and prolific pepper. Fruits are wedge-shaped, 2-3 lobes, 3-4 inches long, greenish yellow turning to orange red. Compact plants. (hybrid)
Pumpkin ‘Kakai’ 100 days - Eye-catching, medium-small, avg. 5-8 lb., black-striped pumpkins. After displaying the pumpkins next fall, you can scoop out the large, dark green, completely hull-less seeds, which are absolutely delicious roasted. Semi-bush, short-vine plants. Avg. yield 2-3 fruits per plant
Radish ‘Easter Egg’ 30 days - This seed packet will produce beautiful radishes in a variety of colors (red, white, pink, purple) that are fun for kids to pick and eat. The roots grow larger than standard varieties and stay crisp and mild even when large.
Snap Pea ‘Sugar Ann’ 60 days - 2—2 1/2’ vines. This dwarf version of sugar snap peas has sweet, edible pods that have a juicy crunchy snap when eaten. Snap peas require cool weather and a trellis for a good harvest. Can be planted in late July for a fall harvest.
Swiss Chard ‘Bright Lights’ 28 days for baby chard, 55 days for larger leaves - Vibrant, rainbow colored stalks are an eye-catching addition to your garden. Plants thrive throughout spring, summer and into fall providing a steady supply of greens. Swiss chard can be eaten raw but generally is steamed or sautéed. Routine cutting of larger leaves will stimulate continuous production through frost.
Tomato ‘Sun Gold Cherry’ 57 days - Tangerine orange, sweet, intense fruity flavored tomatoes on high-yielding plants. (indeterminate) (hybrid) Start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Provide bright light to prevent leggy plants. Transplant outdoors around May 10-15.
Watermelon ‘Yellow Doll’ 75-80 days - Brightly colored yellow flesh is sweet, crisp and juicy. Melons are about 3-5 lbs, which makes them easier to store in the refrigerator. Plants produce heavily.
Cypress Vine ‘Maiden Feather’ Vining flower. Soft lacey leaves frame star-like flowers in red, pink and white. Blooms midsummer to frost. The flowers are a favorite of hummingbirds. Requires a structure to climb on.
Hyacinth Bean ‘Ruby Moon’ This vigorous growing tropical vine has purple flowers, beans and leaves. The flowers are the best tasting part of this plant, as they have a nice crunchy, beany flavor but the pods are not especially good tasting and the dry seeds are toxic. Vines grow very long so support is needed. Flowering begins in late July or early August going until frost. This is the signature plant of The Beanstalk Children’s Garden.
Marigold ‘Safari’ Mix - Beautiful blend of yellow, orange and scarlett colors. Sturdy, semidwarf plant (6” to 16”) with large double-bloom flowers 1” to 2” across. Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost, around March 20-30.
Moonflower, White - 5” blooms open in the evening with a sweet fragrance. Vines grow 10- 20’ long.
Morning Glory ‘Clark’s Heavenly Blue’ Vines over 12’ long. Blooms late summer - frost. An improved blue morning glory with large luminous flowers. Vines climb up walls, fences and trellises. To aid germination either nick seed coat or soak for 36-48 hours before planting.
Nasturtium ‘Whirlybird Mix’ Dwarf - plants with semi-double flowers. Large bright flowers are yellow, orange and red. Whirlybird tolerates more heat than standard varieties. Flowers and leaves are edible with a pleasant peppery flavor.
Sunflower ‘Autumn Beauty’ - This variety is a warm blend of yellow, orange, bronze and red sunflowers that are 4-6” across. Excellent for cut flowers and bouquets. Multi-branched plants are 5-6’ tall.
Sunflower ‘Giant Grey Stripe’ - Produces huge heads up to 20” across that are filled with large, thin-shelled, very plump seeds that are high in protein. Plants are 8 to 12’ tall. Use seeds for snacks, bird food or chicken feed.
Zinnia ‘Benary Giants’ Mixed Colors - 75-90 days from transplanting. Benary zinnias have large vibrant blooms that are fully double. Plants are up to 4’ tall with 4-6” stems. The flowers hold longer in the vase than standard zinnias. They are less susceptible to powdery mildew than most other zinnias. Keep flowers picked to stimulate blooming.
Basil ‘Mrs. Burns Lemon’ 60 days - Very bright green 2.5” long leaves with white blooms. Both attractive and intensely flavorful. 20 to 24” height. (annual)
Borage - 44-55 days Large plant bears hundreds of small edible flowers in blue with some pink. Mild cucumber flavor for salads and garnishes. 18” height. (annual)
Dill ‘Bouquet’ - 40-55 days to leaf, 80-100 days to seed Good seed and leaf yields. 38” to 42” height. More compact than regular dill.
French Sorrel - 60 days This perennial salad herb is a favorite of children. They have a sharp, sour lemony flavor making them delicious to eat right out of the garden. Young leaves are best. Can be eaten in salads or cooked gently for soups.
Purslane ‘Goldberg Golden’ - 50 days A cultivated variety of purslane that grows wild in gardens. It has crisp and mild succulent leaves that grow larger than its wild relative. Purslane has the highest levels of Omega 3 fatty acids of any other plant. Use it as a salad green or sauté lightly. Heat tolerant.
Mouse Melon - Annual vine that reaches 8-10’ long. Also called Mexican gherkins, mouse melons look like tiny watermelons but taste like miniature cucumbers. Fruits are ripe when 3/4” long. Just pop one in your mouth and enjoy a crispy crunch. Can be eaten raw or used to make pickles.
Peanuts ‘Tennessee Red’ - 110 days An earlymaturing peanut that is a good choice for shorter growing seasons. Mature peanuts are delicious freshly dug. Roast them for a delicious snack this winter. Peanuts are mature around Sept. 15 in our climate.
Sensitive Plant - An ornamental plant that is a favorite with kids. Touch the leaves and watch them go to sleep. Leaves are very sensitive to any touch. Watering, wind and rain will also make them droop. In mid-summer there are soft pink flower puffs. Reseeds and volunteers freely for the next year. Start indoors if desired.
Sweet Sorghum ‘Sugar Drip’ - 102 days 8’ tall. Sweet sorghum is grown to make sorghum syrup. Seeds can be popped like popcorn. In the fall cut canes and suck out the sweet sap.