KCCG Seeds

KCCG offers seed varieties chosen to thrive and produce in the Kansas City climate, with maximum disease resistance – and all at affordable prices!

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If you sign up for a KCCG membership, you receive 10 free KCCG packs (Beanstalk Specialty Seeds not included).
Member prices for additional packs are:

Green Card Pricing

$0.20 per additional pack

Yellow Card Pricing

$1.00 per additional pack

Blue Card Pricing

$1.50 per additional pack

Beanstalk Specialty Seeds

We are also pleased to offer Beanstalk Specialty Seeds – fun and unusual varieties that are featured in our Beanstalk Children’s Garden, and perfect for introducing children to the fun and adventure of growing their own food at home! Beanstalk Specialty Seeds are designated with the following logo:

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A portion of the cost of each seed pack benefits KCCG’s programming.

Member prices for Beanstalk Specialty Seeds are:

Green Card Pricing

$1.00 per pack

Yellow Card Pricing

$1.50 per pack

Blue Card Pricing

$2.00 per pack

Online Seed Store

If you'd like your seeds delivered, all of KCCG’s seed varieties can be purchased online at non-member pricing beginning March 2nd, 2020.

Visit our seed store:

Check out our varieties of 2020 KCCG and Beanstalk Specialty Seeds below:

Beans, Bush
Blue-Lake-Bush-Bean

Warm Season
Plant on May 1st-31st

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

Warm Season
Plant on May 1st-31st

51 days. Pale yellow pods on vigorous, hardy, 16-18” bushes.

Dragon-Tongue

Warm Season
Plant on May 1st-31st

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.

Kentucky-Wonder-Bush

Warm Season
Plant on May 1st-31st

56 days. Bears a week earlier than pole variety. Long-bearing plants with stringless pods.

Provider-Bush-Bean

Warm Season
Plant on May 1st-31st

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-Bush-Bean

Warm Season
Plant on May 1st-31st

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.

Beets
Detroit-Dark-Red-Beets

Warm Season
Plant on May 1st-31st

45-70 days. 2.5-3” globe roots of blood-red color. For canning and fresh use.

Early-Wonder-Tall-Top-Beets

Warm Season
Plant on May 1st-31st

45 days. Earliest beets and greens. Large vigorous tops. Tall bright, glossy green, red-veined tops, slightly flattened red roots.

Beets-Red-Gold

Warm Season
Plant on May 1st-31st

40 - 70 days - This unique blend allows you to have dark red, bright red, golden and striped beets all from one planting.

Carrots
Carrot-Mokum

Cool Season
Spring Planting: March 15- April 15
Fall Planting: July 20- August 10

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.

Nantes-carrots

Cool Season
Spring Planting: March 15- April 15
Fall Planting: July 20- August 10

62-70 days. Small 10-12” tops with 6.5” x 1” bright red-orange blunt roots. Good fresh or frozen.

Carrot-Rainbow

Cool Season
Spring Planting: March 15- April 15
Fall Planting: July 20- August 10

60 days  - Mix of purple, yellow, white, red and orange carrots in a beautiful blend.

Royal-Chantenay

Cool Season
Spring Planting: March 15- April 15
Fall Planting: July 20- August 10

65 days. Cylindrical 6” roots for heavy or shallow soils. Tops are sturdy, 15-20.” Dependable heavy yields.

Collards
Georgia-Collards

Cool Season (Spring Only)
Spring Planting: March 15- April 15

70 days. Old standard, 36” spreading plants, large, cabbage-like blue-green, slightly crumpled leaves; heat and poor soil tolerant, slow to bolt.

Collard-Top-Bunch

Cool Season (Spring Only)
Spring Planting: March 15- April 15

50 days - Earliest to harvest. Tall productive plant produces medium green slightly blistered leaves. A Georgia-type hybrid with crinkled leaves.

Greens & Asian Greens
astro-arugula

Cool Season
Spring Planting: March 15- April 15
Fall Planting: July 20- August 10

38 days. Peppery flavored, cool-season, salad green. Early, heat tolerant, strap leaf variety. Mild flavor, best when picked young.

tatsoi

Cool Season
Spring Planting: March 15- April 15
Fall Planting: July 20- August 10

38 days. Peppery flavored, cool-season, salad green. Early, heat tolerant, strap leaf variety. Mild flavor, best when picked young.

Kale
Kale-Scarlett

Cool Season
Spring Planting: March 15- April 15
Fall Planting: July 20- August 10

55 days - Broad, frilly, purple leaves on 2’ to 3’ tall upright stalks. (open pollinated)

Vates-Blue-Curled-Kale

Cool Season
Spring Planting: March 15- April 15
Fall Planting: July 20- August 10

56 days. Standard blue/green curled. Plants are 14” tall.

Lettuce
Buttercrunch

Cool Season
Spring Planting: March 15- April 15
Fall Planting: July 20- August 10

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.

Lettuce-Canasta

Cool Season
Spring Planting: March 15- April 15
Fall Planting: July 20- August 10

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.

30th-Anniversary-Blend

Cool Season
Spring Planting: March 15- April 15
Fall Planting: July 20- August 10

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

Cool Season
Spring Planting: March 15- April 15
Fall Planting: July 20- August 10

40 days. A red leaf lettuce that has bright red, glossy and crumbled leaves.

Salad-Bowl

Cool Season
Spring Planting: March 15- April 15
Fall Planting: July 20- August 10

45 days. A green leaf lettuce that is sweet and crisp. Ruffled leaves; slow to bolt.

Mustard Greens
Curly-Leaf-Mustard

Cool Season
Spring Planting: March 15- April 15
Fall Planting: July 20- August 10

55 days. Bright green leaves are crumpled and heavily curled. Upright plants are slow to bolt. Strong mustard flavor.

Florida-Broadleaf

Cool Season
Spring Planting: March 15- April 15
Fall Planting: July 20- August 10

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

Cool Season
Spring Planting: March 15- April 15
Fall Planting: July 20- August 10

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

Cool Season
Spring Planting: March 15- April 15
Fall Planting: July 20- August 10

40 days. Large plants, quick growing. Leaves are oblong, thick, fairly smooth, and dark green. Mustard-spinach flavor.

Radish
Cherry-Belle

Cool Season
Spring Planting: March 15- April 15
Fall Planting: July 20- August 10

20-30 days. Round, bright cherry red with white flesh. Root is about 1” in diameter, tops about 3” at harvest time. Keeps well.

Radish-Easter-Egg

Cool Season
Spring Planting: March 15- April 15
Fall Planting: July 20- August 10

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.

White-Icicle

Cool Season
Spring Planting: March 15- April 15
Fall Planting: July 20- August 10

30 days. A uniform short top strain which forms 6” long roots very quickly. Flesh is white, crisp, and mild.

Spinach
Emperor

Cool Season
Spring Planting: March 15- April 15
Fall Planting: July 20- August 10

37 days - Dark green, semisavoy (crinkled leaf) for spring and fall. Upright, dark green leaves with long stems are great for bunching.

Nobel-Giant

Cool Season
Spring Planting: March 15- April 15
Fall Planting: July 20- August 10

30 days - Heirloom variety with large leaves that are glossy dark green and heavily savoyed. Sweet and tender with rich flavor. Slow to bolt.

Malabar-Spinach

Cool Season
Spring Planting: March 15- April 15
Fall Planting: July 20- August 10

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.

Woodpecker

Cool Season
Spring Planting: March 15- April 15
Fall Planting: July 20- August 10

28 days - Medium dark green upright plants with smooth leaves. High resistance to downy mildew. Slow to bolt.

Turnip
Purple-Top

Cool Season
Spring Planting: March 15- April 15
Fall Planting: July 20- August 10

60 days. Produces round, purple topped 4” roots and abundant greens for early summer harvest.

Seven-Top

Cool Season
Spring Planting: March 15- April 15
Fall Planting: July 20- August 10

45-50 days. Used only for greens as roots are tough and woody.

Herbs
basil

Warm Season
Planting Dates: May 1- May 31

An Italian large leaf sweet basil perfect for pesto. High yielding plant with up to 4” long dark green leaves.

basil-lemon

Warm Season
Planting Dates: May 1- May 31

60 days - Very bright green 2.5” long leaves with white blooms. Both attractive and intensely flavorful. 20 to 24” height. (annual)

borage

Cool Season
Spring Planting: March 15- April 15
Fall Planting: July 20- August 10

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)

cilantro

Cool Season
Spring Planting - March 15- April 15
Fall Planting - July 20- August 10

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.

flat-leaf-parsley

Cool Season
Spring Planting - March 15- April 15

‘Giant of Italy’ - Preferred culinary variety. Huge dark-green leaves with great flavor and strong upright stems.

dill

Warm Season
Planting Dates: May 1- May 31

Direct-seed in sunny location and expect about 60% germination. Plant reaches about 3’.