Cultivated plants in the botanical garden
In addition to rye, which in Valais accounted for the largest quantity of human-cultivated plants, wheat and barley were also commonly grown where possible. All these varieties, and many more, can be viewed in the Sortengarten.
Order seeds from our webshop
Old varieties of can be ordered online such as Vicia faba (horse or field beans), soup beans (Phaseolus vulgaris), a local millet (Panicoideae) and buckwheat (the source of polenta nera). All in portion size for planting on 1-2 m2. We are at your disposal for advice. If you would like larger quantities, please contact us.