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.

Negro Black Also called "Tabaco Negro" in Spanish, is a name for dark tobacco that is dark in color and strong in taste. Black or dark tobacco is primarily used in cigars and dark cigarettes. It is often slowly darkened by a long curing and fermenting process to give a dark brown to black tobacco with exceptionally mild smoking characteristics. Negro Black grows 5' to 6' in height with a classic Virginian type plant form and leaf shape. The leaves are a medium to dark green averaging 12" to 14" in width and 20" to 22" in length. It matures in 55-60 days.

The Valentino Basil is a tasty and fragrant, large leaf basil variety that is perfect for adding into sauces and dressings. This basil plant can reach 15" inches high and 10" inches wide.

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.

The English Thyme is a beautiful purple-gray flowering herb that brings out a great flavor when added to different dishes. This herb grows tall and wide and if allowed to flower, will bring butterflies and bees to the garden. English Thyme is commonly used for seasoning either fresh or dried.

The Purple Ruffles Basil is a large, heavily ruffled and fringed dark purple leaf variety with beautiful pink-purple flowers. This All-American Selections winner basil is the perfect pop of color for herb gardens or a flower border. This basil produces a sweet fragrance and flavor that is wonderful as a garnish in salads, soups, pasta or drinks.

The Hamburg Rooted Parsley is a unique looking, old heirloom variety that is used for both its delicious leaves and roots! This parsley is mostly grown for its large roots that make superb soups and stews, but its leaves are also tasty in sauces or as a garnish.

The Plain Leaf Chervil resembles Italian parsley in appearance, but has a stronger, sweeter flavor that is often paired with tarragon, chives and parsley. This Brussels winter type is a vigorous plant with a subtle warm flavor that is excellent in fish and chicken dishes or light sauces and dressings.

Easy and fun to grow plants in a bag! These easy to grow kits are perfect for a windowsill or sunny location. Great for someone who loves to cook using fresh herbs and vegetables. The 'Plant in a Bag' comes with everything you need to get started. Just add water and watch the plant take off. A great gift for a gardener, cook, or anyone with a sunny window!

The Green Ruffles Basil produces large serrated, cut and ruffled dark green leaves that have a great tangy and rich flavor! This basil variety is popular for its culinary uses and is excellent for many tomato based dishes.

The classic Genovese basil with extra disease resistance. A fast growing basil with long glossy, dark green leaves. Great for fields, greenhouses and container gardening. (CG1) Cut Genovese 1.

Virginia Gold is a well known heirloom variety dating back well over 50 years. It grows to a height of 6'-7' with low suckering. The light green leaves are from 14" to 18" wide and 24" to 30" long, and turn a light yellow when ripe. The plants produce an average of 18 leaves per plant below the crows foot, with yields averaging 3 oz of dried leaf per plant. Matures in 55 days.

Lovage is a popular culinary herb that produces fine, dark green leaves that have an aroma and taste that is similar to celery. Its leaves can be used in salads, soups as well as added to poultry dishes. The Lovage's roots and stems are also edible. The yellow flowers that this herb produces in June to July attract beneficial insects such as bees.

The highly aromatic, rich and spicy Cilantro adds the perfect flavor to any cuisine! This plant is ideal for harvesting both the cilantro leaves and coriander seeds.The unique flavor of this cilantro is bold and bright with a touch of citrus undertones. Cilantro is the perfect herb for a patio container or herb kit in a window sill, sow every ten days for a continuous harvest.

Everything you need to grow a custom herb kit at any time of the year! This herb kit comes with three galvanized steel pots with handles! Comes with herb seeds (basil, cilantro, rosemary, chives, oregano), soil, wooden plant markers and planting instructions. This herb kit will grow great indoors and out! It looks great on a windowsill and will provide tasty fresh herbs for your family. Herb garden kit measures 14"x4"x5".

The Giant of Italy Parsley is an attractive and large growing parsley with dark green leaves that are known for being easy to cut! This variety has strong stems, making it one of the best parsleys for fresh market sales. The very high yielding Giant of Italy is a customer favorite for a reason!

Little Cuba is a small bush like plant that matures very early. Blooms first appear in 28 days. Clipping the blooms will encourage more growth from below and 3-4 new branches will grow up to 3'-4' high. This will increase the yield of this small Cuban type tobacco and a second bloom will appear at about 60 days. The leaves are between 7"-10" in width and 10"-14" long. Leaves appearing before the first bloom will ripen first becoming a mottled yellow with yellow edges.

The Large Leaf Basil gives off a delicious tangy aroma and flavor that is excellent for fresh pesto! This plant variety will grow to be 24-30 inches tall. This fragrant heirloom basil is heat-loving and thrives in full sun. The Large Leaf's shiny dark green leaves can grow up to 4 inches long and is perfect for a home garden or in a windowsill container! Certified Organic. Learn more about our organic seeds.

The Greek Oregano is a popular herb with an excellent flavor that is a must for many Italian dishes like fish, pizza, tomato sauce and dressings. This perennial has a stronger and more aromatic fragrance than the common oregano and is known for its culinary and ornamental uses. Enjoy the Greek Oregano's beautiful purple blooms all summer long!