Hong kong seeds

Hong kong seeds

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Hong Kong is one of the International Financial center, agriculture activities are less common in the city, there are not much seeds/plants shop in there. Most seeds shop are located in Yuen Long and Sheung wan. So, people mostly buy their seeds in Mong Kok flower market and those vegetable seeds shop.

In Sheung Wan, there are seeds shops like Wong Yuen Shing seeds shop, Ma Fok Kee seeds shop, Chan Man Hop seeds shop. Also, seeds wholesaler like Good Earth Agriculture, Shiu Chun Enterprises Ltd., Choi Hing Lee Seeds Co. Ltd etc. have their main office station at there.

I visited Chan Man Hop seeds shop frequently during my studies in HKU SPACE Stanley Ho Community College as Causeway bay quite near to Sheung Wan. The shop established in 1939, which pass though second world war, cold war period until now. It owned by the Chan family, Ronald and Bunny are the heads of the shop.

In the shop, you will see many jar of seeds stored in the cupboard like hairy gourd, different types of pak choi, choi sum, mustard etc. When customer buy small amount of seeds, Ronald will use a teaspoon take out the seeds and place it into a plastic bag, then it will be sealed well by heater to separate from moisture for maintain viability. Most people only buy $10 of seeds, which mean two teaspoon seeds. They also have some packaged seeds like Choi Hing Lee brand and Taiwan Knownyou brand.

Ronald introduced some new seeds to me like large black hair hairy gourd from USA, as well as New Zealand cultivated brassica vegetables like Chinese Kale, Choi Sum, Pak Choi etc. He said that late radish seeds should stay in refrigerator for one year to after-ripening. Many customer from China town in North American cities such as Vancouver, Toronto, New York etc purchase large amount of seeds due to Asian vegetable are not available in those cities, they grow them for sale in Chinatown. People from mainland China also purchase seeds from them due to reliability when compare to the seed quality in mainland.

They always recommend small leaf garland chrysanthemum “Emperor vegetable”, because it is the most easiest vegetable to grow. Any extra care are not needed, just sow the seeds into fertilized land and wait until harvest.

Hong kong seeds

We usually pack our seeds in our own Yummyseeds bags but we would sometimes offer them in the original small packs that our Suppliers provided. We usually order the seeds in bulk and pack in small packets for selling as this is the only way to make our costs down and offer the same to our customers. This helps us to keep competitive and continue sourcing high quality seeds from over the world.

How would you claim your seeds origins?

The seeds packs you received will be labelled with it’s origin (country) that matched with your order done on the website. Our conscience allows us selling only the right seeds to you – if it claims ORGANIC, it is ORGANIC; if it claims US origin, it is from the United States. All information and claims are shown on the invoice as well. Sometimes a Phytosantiary Certificate can be provided to support the claims, if the seeds are for particular usage.

How can I place an order?

We are a web-base company and require all orders in through our online shopping system in which payment is made throught Paypal. It is the safest gateway for online payment.

Do you have a MOQ (Minimum Order Quantity) required?

We do not have MOQ however if your order does not hit $150, an additional of $15 will be inccured for handling and delivery.

How should I pay?

You can only pay throught Paypal. It is the safest online payment tool that all data and transactions are secured. No other method currently is better than Paypal in protecting you.

How do you deliver?

Normally we deliver by post but will also use local courier services depend on order sizes.

Where do you deliver?

Anywhere in Hong Kong SAR provided that you have a valid mailbox. Obviously we supply only to local addresses and do not accept any orders outside of Hong Kong SAR.

Why the plant I grew from your seed dosen’t look like the one I know or I have eaten?

Seed or produce varieties from different countries or regions could be different. Imagine Kale from local, Holland, or Australia, they are different in appearance, size, as well as taste. As such the plant you grow from our seeds may be different to the one you saw or used. One thing for sure, tomato seeds we sell will definitely grow into tomatoes but not apples!

Do you sell plant?

No, we do not offer live plants.

How quickly you can send out my orders?

Normally upon we received your order and confirmed payment thorugh Paypal, stock will be despatched in 48 hours. However considering the possibilities of delay in confirming payment and delivery etc please allow a suggested total lead time of 7 days to have your order delivered. We will give advance notice if the orders are to be delayed.

Is there any difference in delivery time of seeds and towels orders?

No, there is no difference. Please refer to above regarding free delivery requirements and delivery time.