Seeds from Italy is the exclusive U.S. mail-order distributor for Franchi Seeds, Italy’s oldest family-owned seed company, founded in 1783. We sell more than 500 varieties of heirloom Italian vegetable seeds, herb seeds, and flower seeds. Franchi Seeds of Italy is known worldwide for the quality of its seed, resulting in high germination, vigorous plants, and delicious food. Franchi’s seed packets are big and beautiful, with generous seed counts and full color photographs of every variety. Our seeds are untreated, most are open-pollinated, and many are certified organic. We are members of the Safe Seed Initiative, which means we pledge to never knowingly buy or sell genetically modified seeds or plants.
Will Italian seeds grow here? YES! These seeds grow well all over the United States. We know you will be delighted with the produce from your garden when you grow our seeds.
For fastest service, please order on this website. Get started by browsing the categories in the menu at left, or search for a specific variety using the search box at the top of the page. TO ORDER ONLINE, BEGIN BY GOING TO THE FIRST VARIETY YOU WANT, AND ADD IT TO A SHOPPING CART. BUILD THE CART UNTIL YOU WANT TO CHECK OUT. Please take a few moments and create an account to speed up ordering in the future. If you would like to receive our email newsletter, please sign up at the bottom of the page (even if you have an account).
AT THIS TIME, WE DO NOT SHIP OUTSIDE THE U.S.
Our 2015 catalog
Our 2015 catalog is online! Click here to browse the 2015 catalog online, or here to download the catalog as a PDF file.
Our 2016 catalog will be mailed in late December and early January. You will automatically receive one if you ordered from us in previous years, or requested a catalog this year. If not, you can get on the mailing list for our 2016 catalog by signing up here.