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Climbing Bean 'Scarlett Runner'
Lot of 10 seeds
This variety produces long green and flat pods. Known to be a perennial in mild and frost free climates. Best harvest is in the first year but will die back in winter and shoot again the following spring for around seven years. Produces attractive red flowers. Sowing time - Spring and summer (needs...
Spinach 'Winter Giant' (also called English)
Lot of approx. 100 seeds
This variety is one of the best winter varieties, producing vitamin rich leaves throughout the cooler months. Great on a range of soil types and excellent for soups and cooking.
Sowing time - Autumn to Winter or in cool zones - late summer to next spring
Prefer sunny position,...
Dwarf Bean 'Cherokee Wax Butter Bean'
Lot of approx. 20 seeds
This variety of dwarf bean produces a long yellow stringless beans. The flavour is similar top normal beans but slightly buttery. Pods have a black seed when mature. Best to pick the beans when young as they are more tender at a younger stage. This bean is a dwarf variety so does not ...
Pumpkin - ‘Trombone Gramma'
This is a rare old variety producing medium sized pumpkins with a long thin 'trombone' like neck. The flesh is sweet and commonly used in pumpkin pies, scones and soup. Sow in Spring and Summer or most of the year in Warm climates. Soil temperature must be 21-35 deg C to germinate. Sow in a clump of 2...
This is a great cucumber variety for pots as it is non trailing and forms a small bush while still bearing well. The fruits are medium sized, thin and dark green - great for all purposes and particularly salads.
Sowing time – Spring or when temperature is 18+ degrees. Prefer full sun position, sow 12mm deep, emerg...
Lot of approx. 50 seeds
This variety produces cylinder shaped red beets which are a great shaped for easy slicing. Great fresh, roasted or use in salads. It grows for most of the year in most regions and is great for salads and dinners.
Sowing time - Au-Sp in warm climates and Sp-Au in cold climates. Prefer sunny position, sow ...
‘Gold Nugget Bush'
approx 6-12 seeds
This is a small sized variety with orange skin and yellow orange flesh. Keeps well in winter. It is excellent for all purposes including baking and the vines are of a bush habit so they are great for a smaller garden. Sow in Spring and Summer or Sp-Su in warm northern areas. Sow 20mm, seedlings emer...
Pumpkin - ‘Heirloom Mix'
approx 15 seeds
This is a mixture of heirloom pumpkin seeds including some rare types as well as the old favourites. Varieties vary due to availability but may include Small sugar, Sweet meat, Jack O'Lantern, Tonda Pandana, Cinderella, Turkish Turban, JAP, Papaw, QLD Blue, Marina di Chioggia, Musquee de Provence, Jarrada...
Watermelon 'Crimson Sweet'
This is a delicious watermelon producing large fruits with sweet pink flesh on a disease resistant vine.
Sow 12mm in a sunny position, germinates in 6-10 days, harvest in only 12-14 weeks!
Also called Goa bean or Asparagus Pea
This is a vigorous tropical climber with deep blue flowers and four angled pods with feathery margins. All parts of the plant are edible – the pods, flowers, leaves and tubers. It is unsuitable for cool climates and is very frost and cool sensitive but perfo...
Tomato – ‘Beefsteak'
This is the heaviest type of heirloom tomato known to reach weights of 450g. They produce huge flat and ribbed red fruit, perfect for slicing. Make sure you keep the fertiliser up to it! Sow in Spring and Summer or all year in warm northern areas (needs 20+ degrees C to germinate). Sow 5mm, seedlings emerge 10-14 da...
Perilla 'Green' / Japanese Perilla
Approx. 120+ seeds
This herb is aslo known as the beefsteak plant, summer coleus or green shiso. It is an attractive Japanese culinary herb which is very aromatic and tastes like a cross between mint and basil. It is an excellent addition to salads and garnishes but is also used for flavourin...
Tomato – Cherry Roma (Also called Mini Roma, Grape Tomato)
This variety produces small cherry tomatoes which are oblong, much like a mini roma. Excellent fresh in salads and also great for cooking and soups or pastes. Sow Au-Sp in warm north, Sp-Su moderate climates, Spring in cool zones Sow 6mm deep in a sunny position, ideal soil tem...
Orange Sunrise Bumble Bee
This variety produces a huge abundance of small oval shaped cherry sized fruit with bright orange and red stripes. Similar to Pink Bumblebee but this variety begins ripening to yellow then orange with bright red stripes, very attractive in the garden and on the plate.
Sow Au-Sp in warm north, Sp-Su moder...
Wild Rocket (also called Roquette / Rucola / Rugula / Arugula) 'Dragons Tongue Lot of approx 150 seeds This a perennial type of rocket that will come up year after year. The leaves have interesting red veins and are more serrated and pungent than the regular salad rocket and have a lovely mild flavour when picked young. Very easy to grow. Sowing...
Okra – ‘Burgundy'
This is an unusual plant which is a relative of the hibiscus. The fruits are produced on tall plants and they give extra flavor to soups, stews and sauces as well as being a classic ingredient for curries. This particular variety has red stems are fruit
Sow in Spring and Summer Sow 5mm, seedlings emerge 10-14 days, sp...
Eggplant – ‘Greek Tsakoniki'
approx 50 seeds
This is an unusual variety producing fruit that is 22-24cm long with pale purple and white striped skin. Ideal for making moussaka due to tender flesh with a faint sweetness. They are extremely well adapted to hot climates, with a great taste and prolific growth habit.
Sow in Sp-Au in hot areas, Sp-Su...
Strawberry - 'Alpine'
approx 25-35 sds
A perrenial plant producing sweet fragrant berries. This is a low growing, runnerless variety which doubles as an ornamental and an edible plant! Sowing time - Au-Sp Prefers sunny/ part shade location, sow 3mm deep, emerge 10-15 days
This is great super-sweet hybrid variety producing two pale yellow medium sized cobs per plant.
Sowing time - Sp-Su (or when soil temperature is 20 degrees c +) Must have full sun position, sow 25mm deep, emerge 6-10 days Harvest 90 days
Chilli – ‘Big Jim’ 20 seeds This is a great variety producing large horn shaped fruits that are medium heat. It has great flavour and the size and shape make it excellent for stuffing. Great all rounder chilli. Sow Spring and Summer Sow 5mm directly in final position or in seed boxes, seedlings emerge 10-14 days, must have adequate temperature t...
Warrigal Greens also known as New Zealand Spinach
approx 15-20 seeds
This unusual plant is native to Australia and New Zealand and is extremely hardy, tolerating drought and frost. It makes an excellent as a substitute for spinach in hot climates but also grows well in cooler zones and can be steamed and eaten in the same way as spinach. Its tra...
Tomato – ‘Moneymaker'
This is an old english heirloom which produces scarlett, perfectly round fruits. One of the most popular tomato varieties, it is a heavy cropper with excellent taste. Adapted to high humidity and glass house conditions.
Sow in Spring and Summer or all year in warm northern areas (needs 20+ degrees C to germin...
This is great heirloom variety producing two pale yellow medium sized cobs per plant. Plants are very tall making them great as climbing poles for beans. Sowing time - Sp-Su (or when soil temperature is 20 degrees c +) Must have full sun position, sow 25mm deep, emerge 6-10 days Harvest 90 days
Artichoke ‘Purple Headed'
This is a gourmet vegetable, originating from Western Mediterranean in ancient times. It has attractive purple lilac coloring and grows to 1.5m. Artichokes are perennials, usually living 5 years. Cut buds when heads are tight and flat 5cm below bud, late first summer, boil until tender. Cut plant and mulch aft...
Eggplant – Ping Tung Long
This is a Taiwanese heirloom eggplant which produces long thin purple fruits. The fruits can be up to 45 cm in length! It is highly productive, good taste and texture and isn't bitter.
Sow in Sp-Au in hot areas, Sp-Su cooler zones.
Sow 5mm directly in final position or in pots, sow 23-28 degrees, keep moist bu...
Tomato – ‘Mortgage Lifter' 25+ seeds
This is an heirloom type, developed in the early 1930's in Logan, West Virginia by a radiator repairman, M.C. Byles. Byles sold the first seedlings of his new tomato breed in the 1940's for one dollar each to customers who drove up to 200 miles for his famous plants that bore tasty tomatoes averaging 1kg in...
Chilli - Tabasco approx.
approx 30 seeds
This is variety is the same one used to make tabasco sauce. The fruits are small and bullet shaped and turn from yellow to green to orange and finally red. The fruits grow upwards, rather than hanging like most chilli and this with the colour range makes the plant an attractive garden or potted plant. The...
Tomato – ‘Black Russian'
This is an heirloom variety which produces medium sized round black fruit which are very sweet and excellent for fresh use. It makes an interesting colour variation in salads and is perfect for salad sandwiches. Reccomended! Sow in Spring and Summer (needs 22-28 degrees C soil temp to germinate) sow cooler time...
Eggplant – ‘Thai Round Green'
This is a great variety commonly used in Thai and Vietnamese cooking and grown extensively in south-east Asia. The fruit a small and round, approx 5cm across with patterned green striping. They are extremely well adapted to hot climates, with a great taste and prolific growth habit.
Sow in Sp-Au in hot are...
Radish – “French Breakfast”
This one of the quickest and tastiest veggies to grow. This variety produces crisp, crunchy and roots which are red up to the rounded white tip. Super quick and tasty! Sow Au-Sp in warm areas, Sp-Au in cooler areas. Sow 5mm directly in final position, seedlings emerge 5-8 days, space 10-15cm apart. Harvest 4...
Pumpkin - ‘JAP'
This is a great pumpkin with a great taste and beautiful orange flesh and dark green striped skin. Produces medium sized pumpkins.
*Seeds are treated with Thiram for improved results.
Sow in Spring and Summer Sow 20mm, seedlings emerge 5-8 days, space 90cm apart. Harvest approx. 120 days after sowing
Climbing Bean 'Australian Butter'
This is a rare variety of yellow climbing bean producing high yields of tasty all purpose beans. Like the dwarf yellow varieties, these beans have excellent texture and flavour, surpassing the green varieties.
Sowing time - Spring and summer Prefer sunny position, sow 15mm deep, emerge 7-10 days Harvest...
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