Heirloom seeds are a special type of seed that
have been handed down from one generation to
They're often at least 50 years old, although some
of them have been around for 100 to 150 years.
Heirloom seeds are classified as open-pollinated
cultivars, meaning they went through natural
pollination rather than artificial or controlled
As a result, the seeds remain “true to type” and
identical to their parent plant, so the seeds will
produce crops just like their original varieties.
The great thing is that you can just save the seeds
year after year without the need to purchase new
Not only do you save money, but you also get to
participate in the tradition of passing down seeds
to the next generation.
Aside from their impressed age, desirable traits
and cost efficiency, heirloom seeds are also
known for their superb quality.
They have the freshest, healthiest and tastiest
produce because they are specifically selected for
They say once you go with heirloom plants, you
can never go back. They’re very easy to
grow, come in a multitude of varieties, and simply
taste the best.
So if you want to start eating well, you can always
start by planting your own heirloom seeds today!