LIST OF HEIRLOOM CROPS

✳︎Updated as of 30 Mar 2018✳︎
LEGUMES

Tanbo black bean

Azuki red bean

Shirosasagi lima bean

Itsuba bean

Bude dadacha soybean

Hosoya dadacha soybean

Komagi dadacha soybean

Murasaki dadacha soybean

Shirayama dadacha soybean

Tonojima dadacha soybean

Higan-ao soybean

Hirata soybean

Tgenoyama Kimame soybean

Sekihan Sasagi black-eyed pea

BULB AND STEM VEGETABLES

Fujishima kimoto chive

Matsuo chive

Gyōja garlic (victory onion)

Yagura green onion

ROOT VEGETABLES
EDIBLE FLOWERS

Enmeiraku chrysanthemum

Mottenohoka chrysanthemum

Yellow chrysanthemum

FRUIT

Tonojima cucumber

Yojibe cucumber

Hato eggplant

Mankichi eggplant

Minden eggplant

Okita eggplant

Wasada-uri gourd

Ma-uri gourd

Kōshu grape

Mountain grape

Raifu melon

Daihōji persimmon

Denkurō persimmon

Hiratanenashi persimmon

Mannenbashi persimmon

Tate persimmon

MOUNTAIN VEGETABLES

Gassan bamboo shoot

Mōsō bamboo shoot

Suzu kara bamboo shoot

Ōtaki carrot

Komagi daikon radish

Nora daikon radish

Japanese ginger

Hasu lotus

Chrysanthemum potato

Atsumi turnip

Tagawa turnip

Fujisawa turnip

Hoya turnip

Karatori taro

Tomoe butterbur

Yanagitade water-pepper

Urui

CEREALS

Mogamiwase soba

Triangle soba

OTHERS
LEAFY VEGETABLES

Horse Chestnut

Shinanoki (Japanese Lime)

Natsuna chard

Wagarashi Japanese mustard

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