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Elderberry, Mexican (Sambucus Mexicana), packet of 30 seeds
Elderberry, Mexican (Sambucus Mexicana), packet of 30 seeds

(Mexican Elderberry, Tapiro)  Deciduous shrub to small tree native to canyons and valleys west ot the Sierra Nevada from Oregon to Baja and hardy to -5 degrees F.   Drought tolerant once established, the tree makes pretty yellow flowers that give way to the edible, purple berries.  This tree is an excellent choice for greening up the dry landscape.  The berries are suitable for making jam and are well-loved by wildlife.      

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Empress Tree (Paulownia tomentosa), packet of 200 seeds, organic [CT no]
Empress Tree (Paulownia tomentosa), packet of 200 seeds, organic [CT no]

This is one of the most signficant of all permaculture trees, being one of the best carbon sinks on the planet (absorbs carbon dioxide at an accelerated rate).  Instant shade in the summer, with leaves as big as elephant ears and much greener. Spring flowers are large, luscious and highly aromatic.

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Eucalyptus, Tasmanian Blue Gum (Eucalyptus globulus), packet of 50 seeds
Eucalyptus, Tasmanian Blue Gum (Eucalyptus globulus), packet of 50 seeds

(Tasmanian Blue Gum) Evergreen tree native to Tasmania and hardy to 20 degrees F.  Among all the Eucalypti, this one is probably the best choice for cold tolerance.  Main species used for making oil of eucalyptus, this is an incredibly fast-growing tree with handsome, blue-green foliage in elegantly sweeping compound branches.

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Gardenia, Common (Gardenia jasminoides), packet of 50 seeds
Gardenia, Common (Gardenia jasminoides), packet of 50 seeds

(Common Gardenia, Cape Jasmine, Zhi-zi)  Low-growing evergreen shrub native to China and Japan and hardy to 30 degrees F.  Cultivated worldwide for its waxy, delightfully fragrant blossoms, Gardenia is best planted outdoors in the south and kept as a container plant in the northern states.

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Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba), packet of 20 seeds  [Sorry, NO International sales of this seed]
Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba), packet of 20 seeds [Sorry, NO International sales of this seed]

(Maidenhair Tree, Bai-guo) Perennial, deciduous, dioecious tree.  Native to eastern China and hardy to -40 degrees F.  Ginkgo figures strongly in legend and lore of China.  This is an extremely resilient and adaptable tree.  Excellent for streetside--the leaves actually filter carbon-based pollutants from the air.  The seeds are edible and nutritious, and the leaves are used in making memory-enhancing drugs.  

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Goji, Red (Lycium barbarum), packet of 100 seeds in dried fruit, organic
Goji, Red (Lycium barbarum), packet of 100 seeds in dried fruit, organic

(Goji Berry, Chinese Matrimony Vine)  Deciduous, woody shrub to 9 feet tall.  Native to Northern China and hardy  to - 5 degrees F.  Goji berries are used fresh, juiced or (more commonly) dried and used like raisins.  They are a yin tonic, immune enhancing, and excellent for the overall health.

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Hawaiian Baby Woodrose (Argyreia nervosa), packet of 10 seeds
Hawaiian Baby Woodrose (Argyreia nervosa), packet of 10 seeds

Protect from frost.  Tropical woody perennial climbing vine with flaring, funnel-shaped, tissue-thin flowers that delight the eye. 

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Hawthorn, English (Crataegus laevigata), packet of 10 seeds
Hawthorn, English (Crataegus laevigata), packet of 10 seeds

(Midland Hawthorn, Woodland Hawthorn, Mayflower, English Hawthorn) Large shrub to small tree growing to 20 feet tall, famously native to the Midlands of Great Britain, with a wide distribution throughout western and central Europe.  The flower color tends to be pink or red. 
 

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Hawthorn, Wild Form (Crataegus monogyna), packet of 20 seeds, organic
Hawthorn, Wild Form (Crataegus monogyna), packet of 20 seeds, organic

( Wild Hawthorn ) Tough landrace from the west coast of the US, with white flowers and large, single-stoned fruits.   Hardy to -20 degrees F.  An excellent choice for the herbal landscape, these small to mid-sized trees can be kept trimmed to desired size and even do well as a hedgerow.   The trees harbor and feed wildlife and provide excellent medicine for the heart.

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Heimia (Heimia salicifolia), packet of 500 seeds, organic
Heimia (Heimia salicifolia), packet of 500 seeds, organic

(Sinkuiche, Sun Opener) Woody shrub, hardy to 20 degrees F, probably perennial in the tropics, but dying back to the crown in temperate gardens.  Showy yellow flowers.  Fermented tea has interesting effects.

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Henna (Lawsonia inermis), packet of 50 seeds
Henna (Lawsonia inermis), packet of 50 seeds

(Mhina, Mehndi, Mignonette Tree, Egyptian Privet ) Protect from frost.  Tropical evergreen perennial tree to 30 feet, with rigid stems and leaves opposite, oval shaped, about an inch long.  It is the leaves that yield the dye known as henna, mixed with various mordants to produce the diffierent colors for the hair.

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Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum), packet of 3 seeds, organic
Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum), packet of 3 seeds, organic

(Conker Tree) Native to the Balkans in Southeastern Europe, Horse chestnut is a stout deciduous tree to 90 feet tall, magnificent, whith a spreading crown tipped by handsomely swollen, resiny buds.  Hardy to -40 degrees F.  An excellent choice for creating the mature landscape, the tree also makes a fine bonsai. 

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Jacaranda (Jacaranda mimosifolia), packet of 30 seeds
Jacaranda (Jacaranda mimosifolia), packet of 30 seeds

Deciduous tree native to Argentina and Bolivia, growing to about 50 feet tall and equally as wide, hardy to 30 degrees F.  Blue-purple trumpeting flowers occur during the spring, literally lighting up the trees.  Excellent choice for a street or yard tree in sufficiently warm zones, I hold a lifelong memory of walking down Jacaranda street in Nairobi while the display was ON! 

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Jatropha, Biodiesel (Jatropha curcas), packet of 5 seeds
Jatropha, Biodiesel (Jatropha curcas), packet of 5 seeds

(Barbados Nut, Purging Nut, Physic Nut, JCL, Green Diesel, Biodiesel Jatropha )  Tropical woody perennial shrub to small tree to 20 feet, native to the American tropics.  Trunk green, sensual, swollen, crowned by maple-like leaves.  Highly drought-tolerant, this plant can be grown in tropical wastelands or in the desert.  Containing up to 40% oil, the seeds can be processed to produce biodiesel that will run a standard diesel engine. 

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Jequirity (Abrus precatorius), packet of 20 seeds
Jequirity (Abrus precatorius), packet of 20 seeds

(Rosary Pea, Cock's Eye, Gunja, Gunchi, Rati, Mkanga Uchawi) Perennial tropical vine with flowers of purple, native all through the plains of India and into Ceylon, East Africa, also Florida. Protect from frost.  Good in pots. In Ayurveda, seed is cooked in milk and used as an aphrodisiac. The raw seed, however, is  TOXIC, containing a toxalbumin known as "abrin."  Not for internal or external use!

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Jerusalem Cherry (Solanum pseudocapsicum), packet of 20 seeds, organic
Jerusalem Cherry (Solanum pseudocapsicum), packet of 20 seeds, organic

 (Shan-hu-yin) Erect evergreen perennial subshrub native to South America and hardy to 20 degrees F.  Very pretty plant, quite miniature in nature, especially suited for low bedding plant applications or container culture, with flowers of white or mauve giving way to the conspicuous, rounded, bright red fruits. 

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Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis), packet of 5 seeds
Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis), packet of 5 seeds

(Goat Nut, Pig Nut, Coffeeberry)  Perennial, evergreen, dioecious, woody shrub native to the sonoran and Mojave deserts, growing to 6 feet and preferring full sun and very dry conditions.  Source of wax and oil,  valuable in cosmetics and in medicine. 

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Juniper, Common (Juniperus communis), packet of 50 seeds, organic
Juniper, Common (Juniperus communis), packet of 50 seeds, organic

(Common Juniper, Upright Juniper, European Juniper) Native to Europe and hardy to all zones.  The dried berries of this, the official species, are one of the best urinary disinfectants known to herbalist.

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Juniper, One-seeded (Juniperus monosperma), packet of 20 seeds

(One-seeded Juniper, One Seeded Juniper)  Evergreen, multistemmed, dioecious tree to 60 feet tall, native to Southwestern US, hardy to -30 degrees F.  This tree is a tough contender in marginal sites, remaining healthy and vibrant even when subjected to drought, high elevation and extreme exposure.  The cones, leaves, bark and roots are all used by natives in medicine and craft.

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Juniper, Red Cedar (Juniperus virginiana), packet of 20 seeds, organic
Juniper, Red Cedar (Juniperus virginiana), packet of 20 seeds, organic

(Eastern Red Cedar, Pencil Cedar)  Evergreen bush to small tree, growing as tall as 60 feet if kept unchecked and given ideal growing conditions.  Native to eastern North America.  All zones.  One of the first trees to repopulate burned or abused land, this is a handsome earth healer that produces long-lasting, aromatic wood, and handshake-friendly leaves. 

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