Category Archives: Seed

Freedom for Palestine

The year’s first seed is as usual dandelion (løvetann), but this one is extra early as it was one of those forced indoors for the leaves.
The dandelion symbolises freedom and this seed head is ironically growing next to a wild food plant of the Palestinians, Cyclamen persicum on my windowsill (the leaves are cooked with rice and meat, or raw as salad according to a paper Alishtayeh, 2008: Traditional knowledge of wild edible plants used in Palestine; I haven’t tried yet).

Rare perennial veg seed on offer in Chandlers Ford

Below is a list of seeds of (mostly) perennial vegetables that will be offered at my talk at the Hilt in my home town of Chandlers Ford on Sunday 19th November 2023 (see more at Income will go to Wild Hive who are organising the event!
Angelica archangelica ssp archangelica v. Majorum “Vossakvann Markusteigen”; garden Angelica: an old cultivated variety of mountain Angelica rescued from old farms in the Voss area of western Norway (self-seeds and dies after flowering); popular with many pollinators (see Around the World in 80 plants)
Allium victorialis “Eks-Røst”; victory onion: seed collected from plants in the Onion Garden Chicago in Trondheim, originally collected from a naturalized population on the island of Røst in the picturesque Lofoten Islands (could have crossed with other Allium victorialis plants in the garden. Popular with many pollinators (see Around the World in 80 plants)

Naturalised Allium victorialis – Granvin, Norway 

Phyteuma spicata; spiked rampion: edible roots, leaves and flower buds and very popular with pollinators. My article on these great plants can be downloaded here:
Lilium martagon; Martagon lily: edible yellow bulbs and flowers. Great source of carbohydrates for the ground layer of a forest garden.  See
Allium hookeri var muliense; Yellow Hooker’s onion: Allium hookeri is grown on a food scale in China for the market. This is an edimental yellow flowered variety.

Allium hookeri var muliense
Hablitzia tamnoides; Caucasian spinach: this could well be my favourite perennial vegetable, long-lived, hardy, productive, shade loving and nutritious. Introduced by me through an article “Caucasian Spinach” in Permaculture Magazine in 2007! See Around the World in 80 plants and
Hablitzia tamnoides
Allium stipitatum; Persian shallot is cultivated in a big way particularly in Iran and sold dried in Iranian supermarkets around the world. It is also one of the commonest ornamental onions sold each autumn (but, Alliums are often wrongly identified): a beautifully useful edimental! See and other blog posts.
Allium stipitatum, Persian shallots 
Allium validum; Pacific onion. A traditional edimental from Western North America, important native American food plant (see Around the World in 80 plants)
Taraxacum tortilobum; the legendary moss-leaved dandelion: described in The Vegetable Garden (1920); see more about this great dandelion in Around the World in 80 plants.

Moss-leaved dandelion
Allium nutans Eks-Lena; a great Siberian onion with wide leaves, originally collected from a Siberian vegetable garden. Could have crossed with other Alliums in the Onion Garden Chicago in Trondheim. See more in Around the World in 80 plants.
Cryptotaenia japonica “Atropurpurea”; purple mitsuba is a popular Japanese herb/vegetable and interesting shade loving ground cover for a forest garden. See more in Around the World in 80 plants.
Allium fistulosum; Japanese welsh onion cultivar that has proved hardy. Originally purchased as a Japanese salad onion.
Agastache anisata “Aurea”; yellow anise hyssop
Brassica oleracea “Daubenton perennial kale x Late Purple Flowering Broccoli”; perennial kale hybrid (needs selecting for a dreamed of perennial purple flowering broccoli)
Dystaenia takesimana; giant Ulleung celery: A great new perennial vegetable, please read my article on this plant at
Allium wallichii; Nepal or Sherpa onion: a spectacular edimental onion from the Himalaya – the dried leaves are an important vegetable (dried for market at high elevations)

Allium wallichii
Oenothera biennis; evening primrose: A great biannual edimental which self-sows – all parts are edible. Try the seeds as a topping on bread and baked dishes.
Malva moschata; musk mallow: the leaves are great in salads, stir-fries and soups and are provided in smaller amounts throughout the season. Flowers are used to decorate salads!
Allium macranthum; chiugok or small bird’s garlic is another great edimental from the Himalaya. See my article on this plant’s ethnobotany at
Rumex acetosa, garden sorrel: seed from a mix of 6 cultivated sorrel varieties from Russia.
Rumex patientia, patience dock is a larger less sour plant than sorrel that should be in any perennial garden!
Allium tuberosum; Chinese chives: see more in Around the World in 80 plants.
Cirsium setidens is an important perennial thistle from Korea that pollinators love!
Tigridia pavonia; cacomitl: see my article Edimental cacomitls at
Hydrophyllum spp., Indian salad: North American forest garden ground cover; see Around the World in 80 plants.
Claytonia virginica; spring beauty; a beautiful spring flowering ground cover for the forest garden that can produce large tubers.
Allium hymenorrhizum is one of my favourite spring harvested onions which is tall and slender.
Allium splendens
Cirsium tuberosum, tuberous thistle (edible tubers and a wonderful pollinator friendly and thornless thistle)



20, 21, 22 indicate the harvesting year for the seed. Concerning seed quantity: as I don’t have many plants of each species, seed quantity is limited in most cases. Therefore, for some species you may only get a few seeds. Many species are harvested in my garden. Others are surplus from trade and purchase. OUT: Means out of stock.  NB! Cultivars do not always come true. I offer them anyway, but no guarantees to what you will get!  
NOTE: I don’t sell seed and I won’t be doing many trades this winter due to a busy schedule. However, I offer all plus others to members of Norwegian Seed Savers (KVANN) through our spring (February) “yearbook” and autumn catalogue. To become a member go to It costs only kr. 250 / year plus postage and packing.
For trades, I am mainly interested in uncommon hardy perennials, but I may also be interested in annuals.
NB! Not all plants in the list are edible, although almost all are!
(The text in the list is at the moment only in Norwegian, but the botanical and cultivar names are included)

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19, 20, 21 indicate the harvesting year for the seed. Concerning seed quantity: as I don’t have many plants of each species, seed quantity is limited in most cases. Therefore, for some species you may only get a few seeds. Many species are harvested in my garden. Others are surplus from trade and purchase. OUT: Means out of stock.  NB! Cultivars do not always come true. I offer them anyway, but no guarantees to what you will get!  
NOTE: I don’t sell seed and I won’t be doing many trades this winter due to a busy schedule. However, I offer all plus to members of Norwegian Seed Savers (KVANN) through our spring (February) “yearbook” and autumn catalogue. To become a member go to It costs only kr. 250 / year plus postage and packing.
For trades, I am mainly interested in uncommon hardy perennials, but I may also be interested in annuals.
NB! Not all plants in this list are edible, although almost all are!
Botanical name / Cultivar / Year of Harvest / Info
Abelmoschus esculentus Silver Queen 19
Agastache foeniculum 19
Agastache foeniculum Alba 20
Alcea rosea 21
Allium aflatunense 20
Allium altissimum 20
Allium amphibolum 21
Allium anisotepalum 19
Allium atropurpureum 20
Allium atroviolaceum 20
Allium bekeczalicum 19
Allium bekeczalicum x alaicum 19
Allium brevicaule 19
Allium canadense 21
Allium carinatum Pulchellum 19
Allium carinatum Pulchellum Album 19
Allium carolinianum 21
Allium cepa Newburg onion 19
Allium cepa Rossa Lunga di Firenze 19
Allium cepa Green Bunattina 20
Allium cepa Ishikura 20
Allium cepa Lafort 20
Allium cepa Lava 20
Allium cepa Laskala 20
Allium cepa Musona Alpina 19
Allium cepa White Lisbon 20
Allium cepa White Lisbon Winter Hardy 20
Allium cepa Guardsman 20
Allium cepa Katana F1 19
Allium cernuum Mix 21
Allium crenulatum 21
Allium cretaceum 19
Allium cyathophorum 21
Allium darwasicum 19
Allium douglasii 21
Allium erubescens 19
Allium fetisowii 19
Allium fistulosum Auen 4 19
Allium fistulosum Bygland 19
Allium fistulosum Gribovskij 21
Allium fistulosum Leppasyrja 19
Allium fistulosum Neset 19
Allium fistulosum Unknown Japanese (hardy) 21
Allium fistulosum Kaj 19
Allium fistulosum Gerda 19
Allium fistulosum North Holland Blood Red 19
Allium fistulosum Ex Salatnyj 30 20
Allium fistulosum Ex Anemette Olesen 20
Allium fistulosum Ex Nerøygarden 20
Allium fistulosum Ex Valbjør 20
Allium fistulosum Ex Søre Breden 20
Allium fistulosum Ex Sve 20
Allium fistulosum Ex Aprelskiy 20
Allium fistulosum Ex Svenskelauk 20
Allium fistulosum Ex Idunn 20
Allium fistulosum Ex Elfried Søvold 20
Allium fistulosum Ex Italy 20
Allium fistulosum Ringve Mix 20
Allium flavum Mix 21
Allium fuscoviolaceum 18
OUTAllium galanthum 21
Allium aff. geyeri 21
Allium globosum 19
Allium hookeri var muliense 21
Allium hymenorrhizum 20
Allium insubricum 21
Allium jesdianum Akbulak 19
Allium jesdianum Purple King 21
Allium karataviense Ex-Ivory Queen 21
Allium karelinii 19
Allium lipskyanum 19
Allium lusitanicum from Moravia 20
Allium macranthum 21
Allium mairei 19
Allium narcissiflorum 21
Allium nutans x flavescens 19
Allium obliquum 21
Allium ovalifolium var. leuconervum 21
Allium paczoskianum 19
Allium praescissum 19
Allium pskemense x fistulosum 19
OUTAllium rotundum 19
OUTAllium rotundum subsp jajlae 19
Allium saxatile 19
Allium schoenoprasoides 21
Allium schoenoprasum Dolores Chives 19
Allium schoenoprasum subsp sibiricum 20
Allium schoenoprasum var orientale 20
Allium scorodoprasum Abrahamshallen Bergen 21
Allium scorodoprasum Borøya 21
Allium scorodoprasum Grums. Värmland 21
Allium scorodoprasum Homborsund Fyr 21
Allium scorodoprasum Leikerøya,Risør 21
Allium scorodoprasum Sandøya, Farsund 21
Allium scorodoprasum Skåtøy, Kragerø 21
Allium scorodoprasum Kristiansand 21
Allium scorodoprasum Uppsala 21
Allium severtzovioides 19
Allium sewerzowii 19
Allium spirale 19
Allium splendens 20
Allium stipitatum 21
Allium stipitatum Album 21
Allium stipitatum Ex-Goliath 19
Allium strictum 18
Allium suaveolens 19
Allium tianschanicum 19
Allium tuberosum 21
Allium tuberosum from Margaret Short i Alaska 20
Allium tuberosum Nien Hwa (Vreeken) 20
Allium tuberosum Geisha 20
Allium ursinum 21
Allium validum 21
Allium victorialis 21
Allium ulleungense? (Ex-Allium victorialis from Gothenburg) 21
Allium wallichii 21
Allium wallichii 19
Amorphophallus konjac 21
NEW Amygdalus nana (Dwarf Siberian Almond) 21
Anethum graveolens 21
Angelica acutiloba 21
NEW Angelica archangelica var decurrens 21
NEW Angelica archangelica “Vossakvann Markusteigen” 21
Angelica grayi 21
Anredera cordifolia 21
Anthriscus cerefolium 21
Apium graveolens Aberdeen selection (leaf celery from Alan Carter’s Forest Garden in Aberdeen) 20
Apium graveolens Green Utah 20
Apium graveolens Red Stem 19
Aquilegia caerulea 21
Aquilegia chrysantha 19
Arabis alpina Snow Peak 20
Aralia californica 21
Aralia racemosa 21
NEW Aralia spinosa / elata 21
Arctium lappa 19
OUTAster tripolium 21
Atriplex hortensis BRITAS TRÄDGÅRDSMÅLLA 19
Atriplex hortensis Rubra 21
Atriplex hortensis Være 21
Barbarea verna American Land Cress 18
Barbarea vulgaris Variegata 19
Basella alba 21
Begonia heracleifolia var nigricans 20
Brassica juncea Leaf Heading Mustard 19
Brassica juncea Giant Red 18
Brassica oleracea Ex-Tree collards Flerårige Kål (some will be perennial) 19
Brassica oleracea Broccolini 17
Brassica oleracea Branchu de L’Embarras 17
Brassica oleracea Kalettes 17
Brassica oleracea Ex-Asturian Trekål 20
Brassica oleracea Ex-Pentland Brig (some may be perennial) 19
Brassica oleracea Ex-Heligoland Flerårige Kål (some will be perennial) 19
Brassica oleracea Ex-Cottager’s Flerårige Kål (some will be perennial)19
Brassica oleracea Ex-Ragged Jack Kale 19
Brassica oleracea Couve Galega 18
Brassica oleracea Daubenton Grex (some will be perennial) 17
OUT Brassica oleracea Daubenton x Late Purple Sprouting Broccoli (some will be perennial) 19
Brassica rapa Cima di Rapa Sessantina 16
Brassica rapa Snowball Turnip 18
Brassica rapa Petrowski Turnip (from Alaska) 20
Calamintha grandiflora Variegata 19
Calamintha sylvestris 21
Calendula officinalis Mix 21
Campanula latifolia Mix 19
Campanula persicifolia 19
Campanula punctata Ex- Rubrifolia 19
Campanula takesimana 20
Campanula trachelium Bernice 19
Capsicum annuum Ausilio Thin Skin Italian Pepper 20
Centaurea deabalta 21
NEW Centaurea solstitialis 21
Chelidonium majus 20
Chelidonium majus Flore Pleno (Double) 21
Chenopodium bonus-henricus 21
Chenopodium quinoa Stephe 19
Chrysanthemum (Glebionis) coronarium 20
Cicerbita alpina 21
Cicerbita plumieri 19
Cichorium endivia Cornet de Bordeaux 17
Cichorium intybus Catalogna Gigante di Chioggia 19
Cichorium intybus Bianca 17
Cichorium intybus Orchidea Rossa 18
Cichorium intybus Rossa di Verona Sel. Arca 17
Cichorium intybus Perennial chicory selections from Tim Peters 16
Cirsium canum 21
Cirsium eriophorum 19
Cirsium japonicum 20
Cirsium oleraceum 21
Cirsium setidens 21
Clematis vitalba 19
Commelina coelestis 20
Commelina coelestis Alba 20
Conopodium majus 21
Crambe maritima 21
Cryptotaenia canadensis 21
Cryptotaenia japonica Atropurpurea 21
Cucurbita maxima Sweet Fall 19
Cucurbita pepo Paydon Heirloom Acorn 20
Dioscorea polystachya 21
Dioscorea polystachya Ichoimo 21
Dioscorea polystachya Pollinator Males 21
Diplotaxis tenuifolia Wildfire 18
Diplotaxis tenuifolia Dragon’s Fire 18
Diplotaxis tenuifolia Heirloom Rustic Style 18
Dipsacus japonicus 19
Dystaenia takesimina 21
NEW Eleutherococcus leucorrhizus 21
NEW Eleutherococcus nodiflorus 21
OUT Eleutherococcus sessiliflorus 19
NEW Eleutherococcus sessiliflorus 21 
NEW Eleutherococcus sitchuensis 21 
Eupatorium cannabinum 20
NEW Fagopyrum giraldii 21
Fagopyrum tataricum 20
Filipendula ulmaria Variegata 20
Galium odoratum 21
Hablitzia tamnoides Mix 21
NEWHablitzia tamnoides (Armenian wild) 21
Hemerocallis citrina vespertina? 21
Heracleum maxima 21
Heracleum sphondylium x sibiricum 21
Hippophae rhamnoides Ex-Umeå 20
Hydrophyllum appendiculatum 21
Hypericum perforatum 20
Inula helenium 20
Lactuca sativa Jebousek 20
Lactuca sativa Veneziana 19
Lactuca sativa Freckles 18
Lactuca sativa Italian Oak Leaf 18
Lactuca sativa Ruby Gem 17
Lactuca sativa Veneziana 19
Lactuca sativa Ruby Gem 19
Lactuca sativa Cocarde 19
Lactuca sativa Summer Bibb 17
Lactuca sativa Little Leprechaun 19
Lactuca sativa Drunken Woman 19
Leonurus cardiaca 21
Lepidium ferganense 19
NEW Lepidium densiflorum 21
NEW Lepidium graminifolium 21
Lepidium sativum 20
Lepidium sativum Kandahar Giant Cress 20
Libertia grandiflora 19
Ligularia fischeri 21
Ligularia sachalinensis 21
Ligusticum grayi 21
Lonicera iliense 20
Lycopus asper 21
NEW Lycopus uniflorus 21
Malva mohileviensis 18
Malva moschata 20
Malva moschata Alba 21
Malva sylvestris 21
Malva verticillata 18
Mertensia ciliata 21
Mertensia paniculata 19
Molopospermum peloponnesiacum 21
Monarda fistulosa 19
Nicandra physalodes 19
Oplopanax horridus 21
Orychophragmus violaceus 19
Oxalis tuberosa Rød 20
Oxalis tuberosa Gul 20
Parasenecio farfarifolius var bulbifer Chiri Fu 20
Parasenecio hastatus 21
Parasenecio hastatus subsp orientalis Ex-Shiro Sankou Hakikomi Fu 19
Pastanica sativa 21
NEW Peltaria alliacea 21
Phaseolus vulgaris Anasazi Bean 19
Physalis Indian Strain 21
Physalis spp. 19
Phyteuma nigra 21
Phyteuma orbiculare 19
Phyteuma spicatum 19
Phytolacca americana 21
Pisum sativum Askerert (=Ringeriksert?) 20
Pisum sativum Chinese Snow Pea 20
Pisum sativum Grønn Sabel L-16 Berle 20
Pisum sativum Jærert 20
Pisum sativum Austrian Winter 20
Pisum sativum Carlin 20
Pisum sativum Mammoth Melting 20
Pisum sativum Marie’s Høye 20
Pisum sativum Purple Podded 20
Pisum sativum Robinson 20
Pisum sativum Rättviksärt 20
Pisum sativum Salmon Flowered 20
Pisum sativum Slikkerten fra Våler 20
Pisum sativum SVARTBJÖRSBYN 20
Pisum sativum Green Beauty Snow 19
Pisum sativum Sugar Magnolia 19
Platycodon grandiflorus 21
Polymnia sonchifolia 21
Proboscidea louisianica ssp fragrans 20
Prunus serotina 21
Prunus sibirica 21
Prunus tomentosa 21
Pseudostellaria heterophylla 19
Pyrus pashia 21
Raphanus sativus Runder Schwarzer Vinter 19
Raphanus sativus Radish pod variety 18
Rheum ribes 21
NEW Ribes odoratum “Tschernij Altai” 21
Rosa canina 19
Rosa ecae 19
Rosa moyesii 21
Rubus illecebrosus 21
Rosa platyacantha 19
Rudbeckia laciniata 20
Rumex acetosa Russisk Mix 21
Rumex acetosa Belleville 19
Rumex acetosa Champion 19
Rumex crispa 21
Rumex patientia 21
Ruta graveolens 19
Sanguisorba canadensis 19
Sanguisorba menziesii 21
Sanguisorba minor 21
Saxifraga pensylvanica 19
OUTScorzonera hispanica 21
Scorzonera hispanica Einjaehrige 21
Serratula coronata 21
Serratula tinctoria 21
Silene dioica Ray’s Golden Champion 21
Silybum marianum 21
Sinapis alba 21
Streptopus amplexifolius 20
Taraxacum albidum 20
Taraxacum leucanthum 21
Taraxacum pseudoroseum 21
Taraxacum rubifolium 21
Taraxacum sublaciniosum Delikatess (Moss-leaved) 21
Thalictrum aquilegifolium 21
Tigridia pavoniana 21
Tragopogon samaritanii 21
Trigonella foenum-graecum 20
Tropaeolum Mix 21
Tulbaghia capensis 20
Tulbaghia violacea 20
NEW Urtica cannabina 21
NEW Urtica holosericea (Urtica dioica subsp. holosericea) (Wild from California) 21
NEW Urtica holosericea (Urtica dioica subsp. holosericea) (Wild from Washington State) 21
NEW Urtica platyphylla 21
Verbascum thapsus 21
Vicia faba 20
Viola glabella 21
Zea mays Pink and Purple Popcorn 19

Joe Hollis’ pharmacy and library

It’s a year since I arrived at Joe Hollis’ Mountain Gardens in North Carolina. I wrote about it here and just added a few additional pictures. 
Here are a few additional pictures from his extensive library, Chinese herb pharmacy and seed store which he offers as a resource for anyone wanting to study the useful plants of the world!


Updated 24th Feruary 2020

17, 18, 19 in brackets indicates the harvesting year for the seed. Concerning seed quantity: as I don’t have many plants of each species, seed quantity is limited in most cases. Therefore, for some species you may only get a few seeds. Many species are harvested in my garden. Others are surplus from trade and purchase. OUT: Means out of stock.  NB! Cultivars do not always come true. I offer them anyway, but no guarantees to what you will get!  NB! Traditional vegetables are at the end of the list with (mostly) common English names first.
NOTE: I don’t sell seed and I won’t be doing many trades this winter due to a busy schedule. However, I offer all plus many more to members of Norwegian Seed Savers (KVANN) through our spring (February) year book and autumn catalogue. To become a member go to http.// and click on “Bli med”. It costs kr. 250 / year plus postage and packing.
For trades, I am mainly interested in uncommon hardy perennials, but I may also be interested in annuals.
NB! Not all plants in this list are edible, although almost all are!

Botanical Name (year of harvest)

Aconitum lycoctonum (17) Poisonous
Adenophora bulleyana  (18)
Adenophora khasiana  (17)
Adenophora lilliifolia  (17)
Adenophora pereskiifolia alba(17)
Adenophora remotiflora (17)
Adenophora tashiroi  (17)
Adenophora triphylla v japonica (17)
Adenostyles alpina (17)
Agastache foeniculum (19)
Agastache rugosa (18)
Akebia quinata (19)
Alcea rosea (18)
Allium acuminatum (18)
Allium aflatunense (18)
Allium albidum (18)
Allium amethystinum “Forelock” (18)
Allium anisotepalum (19)
Allium atroviolaceum (18)
Allium barsczewskii (18)
Allium bekeczalicum (19)
Allium bekeczalicum x alaicum (19)
Allium brevicaule (19)
Allium caesium Ex-Kyrgyzstan  (19)
Allium canadense bulbils (19)
Allium carinatum pulchellum (18)
Allium carinatum pulchellum “Album” (19,18)
Allium carolinianum (19) (2 accessions)
Allium cernuum mix (19)
Allium cernuum ‘Tall Mix’ (17)
Allium cretaceum (19)
Allium darwasicum (19)
Allium decipiens (18)
Allium erubescens (18)
Allium cf. erubescens (19)
Allium fetisowii (18)
Allium fistulosum Ex-“Auen 4” (18)
Allium fistulosum Ex-“Bygland” (18)
Allium fistulosum Ex-“Gribovskij 21” (18)
Allium fistulosum Ex-“Leppasyrja” (18)
Allium fistulosum Ex-“Neset” (18)
Allium fistulosum Ex-“Svenskelauk” (17) (Norwegian heirloom onion)
Allium flavescens (18) (Open pollinated hybrid)
Allium flavum (18,17) several varieties
Allium fuscoviolaceum (19)
Allium globosum (19)
Allium gultschense (19)
Allium gunibicum (19)
Allium hymenorrhizum (19)
Allium insubricum (19)
Allium jajlae (19)
Allium jesdianum “Akbulak” (19)
Allium karataviense (19) 2 accessions
Allium karelinii (19)
Allium korolkowii (19)
Allium lenkoranicum (19)
Allium lipskyanum (19)
Allium macranthum (19)
Allium macrostemon var uralense (18)
Allium mairei (18)
Allium maximowiczii (18)
Allium nigrum (19)
Allium nutans “Ex-Berkutenko” (18)
Allium nutans Ex-“Caroline” (19)
Allium nutans “Isabelle” (19)
Allium nutans Ex-“Lena” (17)
Allium nutans Ex-“Russia/A305” (19)
Allium nutans / flavescens hybrid? (Kazakhstan) (white flowers) (19)
Allium obliquum (19)
Allium oschaninii (19)
Allium ovalifolium (17)
Allium ovalifolium var. leuconeurum (19)
Allium paczoskianum (19)
Allium paniculatum (19)
Allium paradoxum normale (17) Two accessions
Allium platyspathum (19)
Allium praescissum (19)
Allium pskemense x cepa (19)
Allium ramosum (19)
Allium rotundum (19)
Allium rosenbachianum (19)
Allium sarawschanicum (19)
Allium saxatile (19)
Allium schoenoprasoides Ex-Kazakhstan (19)
Allium schoenoprasum “Bergsbygrenda” (17) Norwegian heirloom
Allium schoenoprasum “Black Pedicels” (17)
Allium schoenoprasum “Bohemia” (17)
Allium schoenoprasum “Erecta” (17)
Allium schoenoprasum “Prazska” (17)
Allium schubertii (17)
Allium severtzovioides (19)
Allium sewerzowii (19)
Allium spirale (19)
Allium splendens (19)
Allium stenodon (18)
Allium stipitatum “Goliath” (19)
Allium stipitatum “Mount Everest” (19)
Allium strictum (18)
Allium suaveolens (19)
Allium thunbergii “Ozawa” (19)
Allium tianschanicum (19)
Allium trachyscordum (18)
Allium triquetrum (18)
Allium tuberosum(19)
Allium unifolium (18)
Allium ursinum (18)
Allium victorialis ‘Granvin, SW Norway’ (18) Wild collected
Allium victorialis ‘Ex-Hopen, Norway’ (17)
Allium victorialis ‘Ex-Lofoten’ (18)
Allium victorialis “Ex-Massif Central” (19)
Allium victorialis ‘Ex-Ringve’ (19)
Allium victorialis “Ex-Tei, Japan” (19)
Allium wallichii (19)  Several OP accessions
Althaea officinalis (17) 2 accessions
Amaranthus chlorostachys (18, 17)
Amaranthus “Mix” (18)
Anemone rivularis (18)
Angelica archangelica ssp archangelica v. Majorum “Vossakvann” (18)K (Voss Angelica) “Bordalen” plus one other accession
Aquilegia chrysantha (19)
Arabis alpina (18,17)
Aralia californica (19, 18)
Aralia cordata (19) (Edible Garden)
Aralia cordata (18) (Other accessions)
Arctium lappa (19)
Arctium lappa (19) 4 accessions wild collected Østlandet, Norway
Armeria maritima (17)
Asparagus officinalis “3lb Coffee Can” (19) from Seed Savers Exchange
Asphodelus albus (18)
Atriplex hortensis “Britas Tradgardsmalla” (18)
Atriplex hortensis “Lilla Næstvedskole” (18)
Barbarea vulgaris “Variegata” (19)
Basella alba “Red” (16)
Begonia heracleifolia var nigricans (19)
Beta maritima (17) from Cornwall, UK
Beta trigyna (19)
Boehmeria gigantea (18)
Boehmeria sieboldiana (18)
Broussonetia kazinoki (18)
Buddleja davidii (18)
Bunias erucago (17)
Calamintha grandiflora (19)
Calamintha grandiflora “Variegata” (19)
Calochortus macrocarpus macrocarpus (19)
Calochortus palmeri palmeri (19)
Caltha palustris himalensis (18)
Camassia leichtlinii v azurea (19)
Campanula americana (17)
Campanula cervicaria (17)
Campanula glomerata “Alba”(19)
Campanula latifolia macrantha (18)
Campanula latifolia “Mix” (19)
Campanula medium (17)
Campanula persicifolia (19)
Campanula “Pink Octopus”
Campanula punctata Ex-“Rubrifolia”(19)
Campanula rapunculus (17)
Campanula trachelium “Bernice” (19)
Capsicum cardenasii (18)
Carum carvi “Pink flowered” (19)
Cedronella canariensis
Centaurea solstitialis (18)
Chaerophyllum bulbosum (19)
Chelidonium majus (18)
Chenopodium bonus-henricus (18); 2 accessions
Chenopodium giganteum (17)
Chenopodium formosanum (17) (Taiwanese Quinoa)
Cicerbita alpina (18)
Cicerbita plumieri (18)
Cirsium canum (17)
Cirsium eriophorum (19)
Cirsium tuberosum (19)
Cladrastis kentuckea (19)
Claytonia virginiana (19)
Clematis alpina (18)
Clinipodium chinense v parviflorum (17)  From Japan
Clinipodium vulgare (18)
Commelina coelestis (19)
Cornus mas (19)
Crambe cordifolia (18)
Crambe maritima (19, 18,17)
Crataegus rotundifolius (17)
Cryptotaenia japonica “Atropurpurea” (19)
Darmera peltata (17)
Dianthus albus (17)
Elsholtzia ciliata (18,17)S
Eleutherococcus sessiliflorus (19)
Erythronium oregonum ssp leucandrum
Eschscholzia californica (18)
Eupatorium cannabinum (18)
Fragaria vesca “ECOS” (17)
Fragaria virginiana “ECOS” (17)
Fuertesimalva limensis (17)
Gentiana lutea (17)
Geranium thunbergii (17)
Girardinia cuspidata (17)
Girardinia septentrionalis (17)
Hablitzia tamnoides (Mixed) (19, 18)
Heracleum maximum (19)
Hosta clausa var normale (19)
Hosta “Frances Williams”  (H. sieboldiana “blood”) (18,17)
Hosta helonioides (18)
Hosta sieboldiana Mix (18)
Humulus lupulus (19) (Wild, Wisconsin)
Hosta gracilima (18)
Hyssopus officinalis “Roseus” (18)
Inula helenium (17)
Kalimeris incisa “Madiva” (17, 16)
Lavatera arborea variegata (17)
Leonurus cardiaca (19, 17)
Lepidium ferganense (19)
Lepidium latifolium (18)
Leucanthemum maximum “Alaska” (16)
Levisticum officinale (19)
Libertia grandiflora (19) 
Ligularia dentata (18)
Ligularia dentata “Desdemona” (18)
Ligularia fischeri (18, 17)
Ligularia sachalinensis (19)
Lilium Ex-Black Dragon (19)
Lilium martagon album (19)
Lilium martagon album (19)
Lilium regale (18)
Lycopus asper (17)
Malva mohileviensis (18,17)
Malva moschata (19)
Malva moschata “Wild from Kløfta, Norway” (17)
Malva subovata (17)
Malva verticillata (18)
Mertensia ciliata (19)
Mertensia paniculata (18)
Nicandra physalodes (18)
Nicotiana africana (18) Not edible
Nicotiana kawakamii (18) Not edible
Nicotiana repanda (18) Not edible
Nicotiana rotundifolia (18) Not edible
Nicotiana rustica (18) Not edible
Nicotiana velutina (18) Not edible
Nigella sativa “Hamar” (19) Hardy cultivar
Orychophragmus violaceus (17)
Ornithogalum pyrenaicum (19); wild collected, Metz, France
Oxyria digyna (18) fra Sikkim
Papaver somniferum “Mix” (19)
Parasenecio hastatus (19)
Parasenecio hastatus ssp orientalis Ex-“Shiro Sankou Hakikomi Fu” (variegated) (19)
Parietaria judaica (18)
Persicaria virginiana “Painter’s Palette” (17)
Peucedanum japonicum Ex-“Haki Komi Fu” (19)Variegated
Phyteuma nigra (18)
Phyteuma orbiculare (19,18,17)
Phyteuma ovatum (18)
Phyteuma persicifolia (19)
Phyteuma scheuchzeri (18)
Phyteuma spicatum (19)
Phytolacca americana (18)
Pinguicula grandiflora (18)
Plantago coronopus (18) Portugal
Plantago maritima (18) Portugal
Plantago major “Purpurea Crispa” (18)
Plantago regelii (18)
Platycodon grandiflorus “Mix Double Hybrids” (19)
Polygonatum alpinum (18)
Primula elatior “Magenta” (17)
Primula japonica “Mix” (18)
Primula japonica “Miller’s Crimson” (18)
Primula kewensis (17)
Primula sieboldii Mix (17)
Primula veris (18)
Prunus tomentosa (18)
Pseudostellaria heterophylla (19)
Pycnanthemum virginianum (17)
Prunus tomentosa (18)
Rheum alexandrae (19) OUT
Rheum ribes (18, 19)
Rheum webbianum (18)
Rhus glabra (19)
Rorippa amphibia (18)
Rorippa palustris (18)
Rosa ecae (19)
Rosa platyacantha (19)
Rubus idaeus “Sunset” (17)
Rubus occidentalis “Black Hawk” (17)
Rubus phoenicolasius (17)
Rudbeckia occidentalis (17)
Rudbeckia occidentalis “Green Wizard” (17)
Rumex acetosa “Belleville” (18)
Rumex acetosa “Champion” (18)
Rumex acetosa “Krupolistny” (17)
Rumex acetosa “Shirokolistny” (18)
Rumex acetosa “Russian variety mix” (19)
Rumex crispa (19, 18)
Rumex patientia (19,18,17)
Rumex scutatus (18)
Salvia sclarea (18)
Sanguisorba canadensis (17)
Sanguisorba menziesii (18)
Sanguisorba minor (17)
Sanguisorba officinalis (17)
Sanguisorba officinalis “Tanna” (17)
Sanguisorba stipulata (17)
Saponaria officinalis (17)
Saponaria officinalis “Pink” (18)
Saxifraga pensylvanica (19)
Scabiosa japonica var alpina (17)
Sidalcea oregana (17)
Sideritis syriaca (19,18, 17)
Silene uniflora (17)
Silene uniflora “Islandica” (17)
Silybum marianum (19)
Sium sisarum (19) (Skirret)
Smilax rotundifolia (19)
Sonchus kirkii (17)
Sonchus palustris (17)
Stachys palustris (17) from Hurdal
Streptopus amplexifolius (19)
Streptopus amplexifolius var papillatus (19)
Taraxacum albidum (19)
Taraxacum ceratophorum (18)
Taraxacum luridum (19)
Taraxacum officinale “Moss-leaved” (19,18)
Taraxacum pseudoroseum (19, 18)
Taraxacum rubifolium (19, 18, 17) (Red-leaved dandelion)
Tellima grandiflora (18)
Thalictrum aquilegifolium (18)
Tigridia pavoniana (18)
Tradescantia ohiensis (18)
Tricyrtis spp.  (17)
Trifolium rubens (18)
Trillium erectum (18)
Trillium erectum “Cream” (17)
Tulbaghia violacea (18)
Urtica circularis (18)
Urtica galeopsifolia (18) (Almost) stingless
Urtica gracilis (17)
Urtica kioviensis (18)
Urtica pilulifera (18)
Valeriana officinalis (17)
Viburnum cassinioides (19)
Viola cornuta Alba (17)
Viola pumila (19)
Youngia japonica (18)


American Land Cress
Artichoke “Violet de Provence” (18)
Bean ”Klosterbønner” (17) Norwegian heirloom (Phaseolus vulgaris)
Beetroot “Albino White” (18)
Beetroot “Boltardy” (18)
Beetroot “Rhonda” (18)
Broad Bean “Kokkosenkyla” (18) NGB11518
Broccolini (17)
Broccoli Raab (Cima de rapa) “Dietrich’s” (15) (Flowering turnip tops)
Broccoli Raab (Cima de rapa) “Foglia d’ulivo” (16) (Flowering turnip tops)
Broccoli Raab (Cima de rapa) “Quarantina” (16) (Flowering turnip tops)
Broccoli Raab (Cima de rapa) “Sessantina” (16) (Flowering turnip tops)
Capsicum “Indoor chili” (17)
Capsicum “Midnight Sun chili” (17)
Capsicum “Sibirsche Hauspaprika” (17)
Capsicum “Thai Sun” (17)
Chicory “Barba di Cappuccino” (15)
Chicory “Bianca” (15)
Chicory “Catalogna Frastagliata” (15)
Chicory “Catalogna Gigante di Chioggia” (15)
Chicory “Da Taglio Bionda a Foglie Larghe” (16)
Chicory “Italian Dandelion” (17)
Chicory “Rossa vi Verona sel. Arca” (18)
Coriander “Leaf” (18)
Cornsalad “Baron” (16)
Endive (16)
Endive “Cornet de Bordeaux” (16)
Kale “Asturian Tree Cabbage” (18)
Kale “Couve Galega” (18)
Kale “Pentland Brig” (17)  (possibly cross with perennial kale
Leaf Beet “Perpetual Spinach” (17)
Lettuce “Jebousek” (19) Seed Savers Exchange
Lettuce “Oakleaf” (17)
Mustard Greens ‘’Giant Red”  (19, 18)
New Zealand Spinach (19)
Oriental Greens ‘Choy Sum Purple’ (15)
Oriental Greens ‘Choy Sum Purple Flowering’ (15)
Oriental Greens ‘Early Mibuna’ (14)
Oriental Greens ‘Frilly’ (13)
Oriental Greens ‘Leaf heading mustard’ (19) Seed Savers Exchange
Oriental Greens ‘Leaf Radish’ (14)
Oriental Greens ‘Misome’ (14)
Oriental Greens ‘Mispoona’ (16)
Oriental Greens “Red Mizuna”  (14)
Oriental Greens “Red Streaked Mizuna”  (14)
Oriental Greens “Swollen Stem Tsai Tsai Round” (12)
Pea “Carlin Pea” (18)
Pea “Golden Sweet” (17)
Pea “Robinson” (18)
Pea “Salmon Flowered Crown Pea” (18, 17, 16)
Pea “Sugar Magnolia” (19)
Pea “Winterkefer” (19)
Perennial Kale “Daubenton x Late Purple Flowering Broccoli” (17, 16, 14)
Perennial Kale “Daubenton x unknown Italian” (2016)
Perennial Kale “Daubenton grex” (2017) (near Pentland Brig and Nero di Toscana”
Perennial Kale Ex-“Heligoland Kale” (18) OP
Perennial Kale Ex-“Heligoland Kale” (18) From Kim Jacobsen in UK
Perennial Kale Ex-“Homesteaders Perennial Kale best selections” (18)
Perennial Kale Ex-“Ragged Jack x Heligoland” (17)
Perennial Kale Ex-“Tree Collards” (19) OP
Physalis “Konditer” (18)
Quinoa “Stephe” (19)
Rocket (Diplotaxis tenuifolia) “Dragon’s Tongue” (16)
Rocket (Diplotaxis tenuifolia) “Wildfire” (16)
Rocket (Diplotaxis tenuifolia) “Rustic Style” (16)
Rocket (Diplotaxis erucoides) “Wasabia Arugula” (16)K
Shungiku (Chrysanthemum greens) (18)
Shungiku (Chrysanthemum greens) “Double White” (19)
Tomatillo (Physalis philadelphica; purple) (18)
Tomato “Chocolate Plum” (18)
Tomato “German Pink” (SSE) (19)
Tomato “Matt’s Wild Tomato” (18)

Snow covered with storm blown debris and seed

After the storm some days ago now, it was interesting to see how evenly the seed from Norway maple / sycamore and birch (spiss- og platanlønn og bjørk) was spread evenly over the whole garden…it’s easy to imagine how the more open parts of the garden would quickly transform to forest given the chance!
Most trees had an enormous production of seed and berries this year following the hot summer  in 2018 and mild winter last year.