Herbs

Herbs

Shop and grow herb seeds and plants for home gardens. Urban Farmer has trialed several herb varieties to find the highest quality plants. Our herb seeds have high yields, easy to grow, and have great flavor.

The Evergreen Parsley is a dark green curly variety with an excellent flavor, fresh or dried, and is an All-American Selection winner for a reason! This Parsley is frost resistant and grows vigorously. Evergreen is perfect for adding to soups, salads or even as a garnish. Certified Organic. Learn more about our organic seeds.

Delhi 34 is a Bright Leaf Flu-cured tobacco tolerant of weather fleck and black root rot. It is tall growing reaching up to 7 feet including the flower head, with more leaves and less suckers than most varieties. The upright leaves are spaced closely on the stalk and shed water well in heavy rains and winds. The leaves turn a lighter green as it starts to mature, and become a light yellow green when ripe. It Flu cures to a bright yellow gold and air cures to a light golden brown with good yields. Days to Maturity: 60-65 days, Plant Height: 60-70 inches, Leaf Count: 18-24

Mohawk Rustica is native to Central America as was widely cultivated by Native Americans and grown through out the southern US. It grows to 3' in height and is similar to Aztec, but with less branching. The leaves are thick, dark green in color and are among the largest of any Rustica variety. The flowers are a bright yellow and are densely packed. Mohawk is very high in nicotine content.

KY15 is a white stemmed high yielding Kentucky Burley. It has multiple disease resistance with excellent yield potential. Forms a plant with closely packed leaves with almost no suckers. Leaves turn yellow as they ripen, curling down around the edges. Excellent for curing and hanging stalks. The leaves dry to a light orange brown. Highly resistant to tobacco mosaic virus, wild-fire, and black root rot. Medium to high resistance to Fusarium wilt and tolerance to TEV.

A tall growing Hungarian variety that reaches 6-7 feet in height. Leaves are long and narrow and ripen in 65-70 days. Plant closely resembles Orinoco.

The Candy Stevia is a delicious natural sugar-free sweetener as its small leaves are 30 times sweeter than regular sugar. Once dried, each Candy plant can yield up to 1/2 pound of sweet leaves. Harvest this Stevia for fresh use or dried and grounded into powder. Stevia by nature has low germination rates. 60% is normal. Place directly on grow medium and lightly water. Needs light to germinate.

TN 86 is a medium-to-late-maturing cultivar at about 80 days, that has more leaves and a more upright growth habit than other burley cultivars. TN 86, is the first burley tobacco variety having good resistance to TVMV and TEV diseases. TN 86 was released by the University of Tennessee as a commercial cultivar in 1986. The new cultivar, which is also resistant to black shank, black root rot, wildfire, and most strains of potato virus Y. TN 86 consistently out yields other burley cultivars. The cured leaf is generally reddish-tan in color and has great smoking quality.

Corojo 99 is a hybrid decedent of the original El Corojo seed from Cuba in the 1930's. It is sometimes called a sister of Habano 2000. Corojo 99 is larger and much more disease resistant than the original strain, but still produces a dark brown silky grained wrapper with with a rich spicy cedar aroma. It is one of a few wrappers that does well in both sun or shade. The plants grow to 7-8 feet in height and produce 18 - 20 leaves on average. Maturity is 75-80 days from planting.

Virginia Bright Leaf is an heirloom variety dating back many decades. It averages 6' in height with 18-20 leaves per plant below the crows foot. It reaches maturity when blooms appear at 55 days. The light green leaves average 12" wide by 24" long and become a light yellow/green when ripe. Leaves began to ripen as the plant reaches bloom. Air cures easily to a light golden brown with yields averaging 3 oz of dried leaf per plant.

Culinary and medicinal as well as an ornamental herb. May replace French tarragon with similar aroma and overall appearance. Soft oval gray-green leaves, about 7cm long. Hardy perennial bush with an upright growing habit. Blooms late summer with clusters of golden flowers. A warm weather plant, performs best in full light.

Cuban Criollo 98 is one of the most valued strains for Cuban cigars. It originated from a crossing between the varieties ' Havana 92' and `Habana P.R'. Cultivated in the sun it produces from 14 to 16 useful leaves per plant and makes an excellent binder. It reaches an average height of 6 feet. Leaves average 24 inches in length and 12 inches wide. It is resistant to the Blue Mold, the Blackish Paw and the Tobacco Mosaic Virus and moderately resistant to the Environmental Necrosis.

A bright leaf variety that was imported by the USDA from Columbia in 1967. A tall grower that reaches a height of 5-6'. Leaves grow close together with inverted cones. Produces a sweet mild flavor with a slightly nutty taste, and is an excellent cigarette or pipe tobacco. It can be used in a blend, or on its own. Costello has a nicotine content at 2.4%. The leaves air cure to a light brown to a dark reddish brown.

The Triple Curled Parsley has beautifully intense triple curled leaves with dark green stems that look great as a garnish. This is a popular variety that is easy to grow, clean and harvest.

Bucak was developed in Turkey from a flu cured, bright leaf Virginian tobacco imported in the 1930's from the US. It grows to 5' in height with large heavy leaves densely spaced on the stalk, and matures in 50 days. Averages 20 leaves per plant, 12"-14" wide and 22"-26" long. It tolerates heavy rains and wind well and will withstand early fall frosts with little or no damage. It air cures easily to a light brown.

The Big Gem Tobacco is an heirloom Bright Leaf variety that has a great production of over 25 large, bright green leaves per plant. This tobacco variety reaches 5.5' or more in height and each leaf can reach 30" long and 18" wide. The Big Gem is drought tolerant and sunburn resistant.

Sacred Cornplanter is a very hardy fast grower and produces some of the largest leaves among Rustica varieties. It grows to about 3' in height and matures in under 50 days. Like other Rusticas, it has a high nicotine content but the leaves produce a very light and mild smoke. It makes a good addition to blends where a mild flavor but a higher nicotine content is desired.

Goose Creek Red is named after a small river that runs into the Charleston Harbor. This dark Virginian type tobacco air cures to a deep reddish brown color and makes an excellent pipe or full flavored cigarette blend. It has a silky feel, making it ideal as a wrapper for cigars. Grows to about 6 feet in height and matures in 65 days.

Shargo originated in eastern Europe and is a hybrid cross between a white stemmed Burley and a Turkish strain. It has the vigorous growth and high production of a white stemmed Burley and yellows in the field as it reaches flowering and maturity at about 70 days. It has a spicy flavor more like many Turkish strains. It can be cut and hung whole or primed and strung to cure and dry. The plants grow to 7-8 feet in height to the bloom producing 16-20 leaves ranging from 13-17 inches in width and 24-28 inches in length. Shargo's unique flavor, heavy production, and early ripening and ease of curing, make it an excellent choice for new and experienced growers alike.