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Vietnamese Coriander, Rau Ram

Vietnamese Coriander, Rau Ram (Persicaria odorata)

The leaves of this herb are commonly used in Southeast Asian cuisine. Fresh young leaves are added to salads, soups, stews and fish dishes. Vietnamese Coriander is an essential ingredient in du' a cân, a sauerkraut-like dish. The flavor of the leaves has been described as a…

Vietnamese Coriander, Rau Ram

Vietnamese Coriander, Rau Ram (Polygonum odoratum)

The leaves of this herb are commonly used in Southeast Asian cuisine. Fresh young leaves are added to salads, soups, stews and fish dishes. Vietnamese Coriander is an essential ingredient in du' a cân, a sauerkraut-like dish. The flavor of the leaves has been described as a…

Vietnamese Mint, Hung Cay

Vietnamese Mint, Hung Cay (Mentha x gracilis)

The zesty flavor of Hung Cay (the Vietnamese name for this plant that translates to “spicy mint”) is at the heart of many Vietnamese recipes. It is a sweet mint but with a spicy kick. A lovely plant for the border or an herb garden. Butterflies love the flowers! Grow this as an…

Vietnamese Perilla

Vietnamese Perilla 'Tia To' (Perilla frutescens)

This strongly aromatic annual herb has many different names in Southeast Asia. In Vietnam, it is commonly called "Tia To", where it is used to flavor stew and fried shrimp. Try adding fresh leaves to salads or to the dinner plate as a garnish. Perilla has gained poularity as an…

Walking Onion, Tree Onion, Egyptian Onion

Walking Onion, Tree Onion, Egyptian Onion (Allium × proliferum)

One of the more unusual onions; Walking Onion produces small onion bulbils at the top of the plant. The weight of the top eventually causes the stalk to fall over and allows the little bulblets to root. In this way the plant can “walk” to establish plants in a broader area. Roots…

Watercress

Watercress (Nasturtium officinale)

Watercress has been consumed by humans for thousands of years. It was very popular in ancient Greece and Rome, not just for its delicate, peppery flavor but also for its obvious positive effect on the health of those who consumed it. Watercress is high in vitamins A and C as well as…

Watermelon

Watermelon 'Black Diamond' (Citrullus lanatus)

‘Black Diamond’ produces beautiful dark green, well-rounded melons consistently weighing in at around 40 lbs. (18 kg) or more. The flesh is bright red, sugary sweet, crisp and juicy. A good source of lycopene and Vitamin C!

Watermelon

Watermelon 'Charleston Gray' (Citrullus lanatus)

Dating back to 1954, this longtime favorite produces big Watermelons with red, fiber-free flesh that has a terrific flavor. This selection does have seeds. A Watermelon is ripe and ready to harvest when the surface of the fruit that rests on the ground turns yellow.

Watermelon

Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus)

Watermelon is a classic summer treat. The wide selection of modern and heirloom varieties includes fruits that range in size from a handful to two arms full with flesh colors of red, yellow and even orange. All offer sweet, crisp juiciness! A good source of lycopene and Vitamin C!

Watermelon

Watermelon 'Crimson Sweet' (Citrullus lanatus)

Summer just isn't complete without mouth-watering Watermelon. This scrumptious variety produces sweet, 20lb (9kg) melons on disease resistant plants. A good source of lycopene and Vitamin C. Watermelon is a classic summer treat and so fun to grow!