Gift box with seeds from the Nordic Countries

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Buy a gift box with seeds from NordGen and support our work with conservation and sustainable use of plants and seeds.

Content of the gift box
• Gift certificate
• Description of the varieties and how to grow them, all text in English
• 5 bags of seeds; bush tomato (NO), kale (DK), carrot (SE), Icelandic Angelica (IS), cumin (FI)

BUSH TOMATO (NO): NORDERÅS BUSK – NGB5021*
Red-fruited bush tomato prebreeded at NLH, Norway. The sort is a result of crossings between ‘Bonner Beste’, ‘Grottheim Busk’ and ‘Puck’.

 

 

KALE (DK): LAV KRUSET, INDU – NGB1835*
Old Danish variety, low and with crushed leaves. The variety is prebreeded by the company FDB Seeds.

 

 

CARROT (SE): GUL JÄTTE – NGB 13975.2*
W. Weibull AB’s own selection of Gul Jätte was first described in 1906. The roots are yellow, with light greening at the leaf brackets and wedge-shaped with wide shoulders.

 

 

ICELANDIC ANGELICA (IS): BLEKKUR – NGB 20093*
Collected in Iceland in 2008 around Bleker, Southern Iceland.

 

 

CUMIN (FI): ROVANIEMI – NGB 21258*
Finnish collected material of wild-growing tubs from Rovaniemi in northern Finland.

 

 

How does it work?
The gift box with seeds will be send to you by mail. Included in the gift box is a certificate of your support to NordGen.

Why seeds?
The Nordic countries are facing a near future with climate changes and a need for plants with new properties. The seeds that we keep in NordGen’s gene bank contain possibilities to develop new plants that adapt better to the climate of the future. When you buy a gift box with seeds, you support NordGen’s work with conservation and sustainable use of plants and seeds. When you plant these seeds, you contribute to the conservation of our common Nordic heritage. Share your experiences with other Nordic leisure plant-growers with #nordgen.

 

Last date for placing an order is 13. december 2018