The following is a list of seeds for plants that are mentioned in the Bible. If there
is a plant mentioned in the Bible that is not listed here, it is probably because the
plants will only grow well in a certain region, or because seeds for these plants are not
BG04 Christ Thorn (Paliurus Spina-Christi)
Believed to be the plant from which Christ's crown of thorns was made from.
Christ's thorn is a spreading, spiny shrub that can grow into a small tree up to
20 ft. tall. Needs well drained soil and full sun. Can be container grown in
tubs in North.
Package of 10 seeds, $2.50
D2228 Common Olive (Olea europaea)
The olive branch is mentioned several times in the Bible (Ps. 52:8), (Zech. 4:3), (Deut. 33:24), (Job 29:6) and (Job 15:33) A most useful tree that can be grown in any
temperate climate. It also can be grown in containers. The tree itself is attractive and
usually becomes gnarled with age. It bears the olive of commerce that reach up to 1+"
in dia. and are filled with oil. The flowers are tiny and yellow, the foliage a light
5 seeds $2.50
P35 Edible Date Palm (Phoenix dactylifera)
The edible date palm was a prominent plant in biblical times. It was the largest native
tree in Egypt as no forest or timber trees grew in the rainless regions. It was a very
valuable source of food and provided welcome shade for travelers. References to the palm
can be found in (Lev. 23:40), (Exodus 15:27) and (I Kings 6:29).
This palm is grown commercially throughout the Middle East for its delicious and abundant
fruit. It can be easily grown indoors. Outside, it will grow to a height of 80 ft. with a
12" trunk that is coverer with attractive leaf scars. The leaves are feather shaped
with a beautiful gray-green coloration. It is a fast grower.
10 seeds $2.25
D7866 Cedar of Lebanon (Cedrus libani)
The Cedar of Lebanon is a grand tree that was very prominent around Lebanon and
considered to be the cedar mentioned in the Bible (Ps. 29:1-11). It is a large tree to
120 ft., very aromatic and lives for many years. It is a beautifully dome shaped tree that
is hardy and can be grown in the US as far north as Boston.
5 seeds $1.95
B1728 Russian Olive (Elaegnus angustifolia)
This is considered to be the oil tree mentioned in the Bible (Isa. 41:19, 20) and was
known as wild olive in ancient times. Its hard, fine grained wood was much used for wood
carving. Although its fruits are used in drinks and to make preserves, it is more sought
after for its white shoots and silver undersides of leaves. Trains well.
5 seeds $1.95
HR310 Anise (Pimpinella anisum)
Mentioned in Matt.23:23. Leaves and seeds used to flavor licorice. Delicious in salads.
Seeds often used in applesauce, cakes, breads, soups and stews.
50-100 seeds $1.75
HR420 Coriander (Chinese parsley)
Mentioned in Exo.16:31 and Numb. 11:7. Dried powdered seeds used to season pickles and
50 seeds $1.75
HR440 Cumin (Cuminum cyminum)
Mentioned in Isa. 28:24-29. Seeds are dried, crushed and used in Mexican dishes for its
hot, pungent flavor.
100 seeds $1.75
HR145 Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis)
Mentioned in Ex. 12:22. Similar to mint flavor, use small amount in salads and other
50 or more seeds $1.75
H470 Black Mustard (Brassica nigra)
In the Bible, the Kingdom of God is compared to a mustard seed, one of the smallest of
seeds, which cast into the garden grows into a tree (actually a large plant) which
shelters the birds seeking rest. Hot, spicy seeds are also used in Indian dishes or
crushed to make mustard. Cannot ship to IA
100+ seeds $1.75
HR187 Rue (Ruta graveolens)
One of the plants mentioned by Jesus in his rebuke of the Pharisees. Much used in
salads and as flavoring in cheese dishes.
50 seeds $1.75
H225 Stinging Nettle (Urtica unens)
Considered to be one of the nettles listed in the Bible. A perennial plant found
growing wild all over the world. Grows from 2-7 ft. tall. The bristly hairs of the plant
act as a hypodermic, injecting an irritant substance under the skin when touched. A
decoction of the root makes an external treatment that when applied to the scalp is said
to treat baldness. A decoction of the plant is good for diarrhea. Dwarf Nettle is said to
be helpful for rheumatic problems and colds.
15 seeds $1.95
RHC495 Soft Rush (Juncus effusus)
Clumping, mostly vertical, mid green turning brown, accent near water, rich
moist soil in part shade, grows 18" tall, hardy to zone 4.
Package of 100 seeds $3.50
RHC496 Reed Grass (Phragmites australis)
Stiff upright gray-green canes, large inflorescence tan to bronze to silver,
wet soil, sun/shade, grows 48" tall, hardy to zone 4.
Package of 100 seeds $3.50
IM029 Slim Stem Reed (Calamagrostis stricta)
Slim Stem Reed, fuzzy brown bloom turns bronze, erect spikes, grows about
Package of 25 seeds $2.25
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