Website last updated 18 September 2020 - This is a cookie-free website!
J. L. Hudson, Seedsman
A PUBLIC ACCESS SEED BANK - ESTABLISHED 1911
1911 - 2020
Our 110th Year
The CZU Lighting Fire evacuation has now been lifted, and the La Honda post office is reopening. We were able to mail all backlog of seed orders Tuesday September 1st. Thank you for your patience.
Poor air quality!
NOTE: Although we are in the
central California COVID-19 quarantine shelter-in-place area we are considered
an "essential service" (agriculture) and can continue to operate
We have no delays in sending your seeds.
The mails are slower than normal to some areas, sometimes taking 10 days to 2 weeks to arrive, even to California addresses.
The Spring Supplement is now online - see New Arrivals below.
New Arrivals - 2020 Spring Supplement - Updated 15 May 2020.
"Preservation Through Dissemination"
|Seedlist A - Ak||Seedlist Es - Ez||Seedlist Pe - Ph||Vegetables A - D|
|Seedlist Al -An||Seedlist F - G||Seedlist Pi - Pz||Vegetables E - R|
|Seedlist Ap - Az||Seedlist H||Seedlist Q - R||Vegetables S - Z|
|Seedlist B||Seedlist I - K||Seedlist Sa - Sh||Bulk Vegetable Seeds|
|Seedlist Ca||Seedlist La - Le||Seedlist Si - Sz||Organic Seed Listing|
|Seedlist Ce - Cl||Seedlist Li||Seedlist Ta - To||Reserved Access List|
|Seedlist Cn - Cz||Seedlist Lo - Lz||Seedlist Tr - Tz||New Arrivals|
|Seedlist Da - De||Seedlist M||Seedlist U - V||Books|
|Seedlist Di - Dz||Seedlist N||Seedlist W - Z||Gibberellic Acid|
|Seedlist Ea - Er||Seedlist O - Pa||Bulk Seeds||Tobacco Seed|
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Scope and Purpose:
We are a public access seed bank - not a
commercial seed company. You will find that our presentation of information and
how you access our seedbank is a bit different from ordering seeds from the
usual on-line commercial enterprise.
Our purpose is the preservation of botanical biodiversity, the propagation and dissemination of rare, threatened and endangered plants, research into the biology of seeds, and the preservation of vanishing knowledge of the uses of plants - called "ethnobotany" or "ethnobotanical knowledge". To this end, we propagate and distribute rare seeds from every continent; native plants from around the world, including flowers, vines, trees, cacti, culinary herbs, heirloom vegetables, ornamentals, hardy perennials, medicinal plants, and tropicals. We also distribute Gibberellic Acid-3, complete GA-3 kits, and a full line of supplies for priming your seed with this powerful natural germination enhancer. We also distribute many unusual books about edible plants, medicinal plants, American Indian, Australian, and African ethnobotany, books on seed saving, source lists, and more.
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United States Department of Agriculture Import Permit #37-40343 Revised
California Department of Food and Agriculture Authorization to Sell Seed #0020
California Department of Food and Agriculture License to Sell Nursery Stock #D3588.001
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