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Foundation Seed Stock-Ecos

Since 1979 when I first started my nursery I have discovered, rediscovered, planted and created from scratch many useful food plants and timber trees for agriculture, horticulture and forestry industries. Instead of cultivar development I focused on the population rather than the individual. The result of that experimentation lead me to develop populations of plants that are genetically diverse  that can be grown 'true' from seed in a wide variety of environmental conditions.

This foundation stock seed represents some of the most healthful and versatile  woody perennials and perennial vegetables. The focus was to find plants that require minimal care yet provide a high level of nutrition not found in cultivated plants much like a wild plant. Each plant that I harvest seeds from is selected for its high yields, disease resistance as well as its ease of use as it finds its way to its culinary end.  The plants grown from my foundation stock plants can provide both a living population to breed cultivars from or to use as is and reproduced ad infinitum from seed  as a population as a land race. Reproduction by seed allows the population to adapt over time due to climate changes or disease pressures. This makes cultivar development or even to use as a single 'strain' or land race a field of possibilities that can never become genetically stagnate.  This is the ECOS Oikos Tree Crops Foundation Seed Stock. If you are a nursery or other seller of plants and/or seeds see specifics on selling our Ecos Oikos Tree Crops selections, cultivars and seed strains please see our terms and conditions before check out. 

Seeds are shipped immediately. No international seed shipping.  Above image from our farm: Manna Oak 





"Double Rainbow" Ecos Beach Plum Seeds+Scions

"Double Rainbow" Ecos Beach Plum Seeds+Scions

Currently unavailable.Seeds are collected from the best culinary selections including 'Double Rainbo..

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$380.00

Dwarf Chinkapin Oak Acorns

Dwarf Chinkapin Oak Acorns

      Currently unavailable Shrub Oak -Heavy Early Acorn Production  Dwa..

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$320.00

Nana Beach Plum Seeds

Nana Beach Plum Seeds

 Currently Unavailable: Natural Dwarf - Compact -Incredibly Fruitful This seed comes from a ..

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$240.00

Ranetka Crabapple Seeds-Scions of "Rotunda"

Ranetka Crabapple Seeds-Scions of "Rotunda"

 Currently unavailable: Ranetka is a Malus baccata –Manchurian apple cross which can tolerate e..

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$240.00

Yellow Ussuri Plum Seeds

Yellow Ussuri Plum Seeds

  Currently unavailable:This extremely hardy yellow sweet plum has been known to withstand..

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$320.00

 "Green Blanket"  Wild Squash  (Green Blanket Cucurbita)

"Green Blanket" Wild Squash (Green Blanket Cucurbita)

   "Green Blanket" : Selected from Cucurbita pepo ozarkana and wild Peruvian pumpkin hybri..

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$70.00

 "Invincible" McDaniels Burenglish Oak Acorns and Scions

"Invincible" McDaniels Burenglish Oak Acorns and Scions

         Currently unavailable: Fast Growing Hybrid Oak-Good Acorn Pro..

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$420.00

"Abundant" Shellbark Hickory Nuts

"Abundant" Shellbark Hickory Nuts

Called the 'Kingnut' hickory because of its large nut size, the shellbark is a well known hickory ye..

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$360.00

"Ecos Red" Apple Scions and Seeds

"Ecos Red" Apple Scions and Seeds

Dessert Quality Low Spray Apple-Ripens in September This seedling apple was found  in one of..

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$160.00

"Elaine" Ecos Cactus

"Elaine" Ecos Cactus

Sold out Hardy Clonal Selection with No Thorns and Large Clean Green Pads-'Elaine' 'Elaine' was..

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$120.00

"Hungarian" Cornelian Cherry Seeds-Scions

"Hungarian" Cornelian Cherry Seeds-Scions

      Currently unavailable Edible Cherry Dogwood - Fruits in the Shade Culti..

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$180.00

"Iowa" Blackhaw Viburnum Seeds-Cuttings

"Iowa" Blackhaw Viburnum Seeds-Cuttings

 Raisin Like Flavor-Easy to Process-Delicious Fresh Once Bletted-Fast Growing and Durable Speci..

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$210.00

"Kelly Renee" Apple  Scions plus Seeds

"Kelly Renee" Apple Scions plus Seeds

Low to No Spray-Organic Production is Easier, Long Period of Ripening into the Tree, Delicious Flavo..

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$240.00

"Madeline" Blueberry Seed and Stolon Cutting

"Madeline" Blueberry Seed and Stolon Cutting

Sold out Dry Soil Type of Wild Blueberry Selected from a High and Dry Location with Heavy Yield..

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$240.00

"Manna" Oak Acorns and Scions

"Manna" Oak Acorns and Scions

No tannin acorn with only trace amounts of tannins edible fresh even without leaching. The only sel..

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$220.00