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ADZUKI BEAN / RED MUNG BEAN / RED BEAN
Usually grow exclusively for dried bean production, adzuki is an ancient variety of bean used in Japanese, Chinese, Taiwanese and South Korean cuisine. Easy to grow, best in cool to temperate climates, very hot weather can prohibit bean production so choose the planting period to avoid Summer if in...
This is a fast growing vine best suited to tropical and subtropical climates. Many parts of the plant can be used - the young stems, leaves and flower buds can be used as greens, the seeds can be roasted and eaten and the young fruit can be used like zucchini. When mature the fruit are an unusual angled gourd like structur...
Artichoke ‘Green Globe'
This is a gourmet vegetable, originating from Western Mediterranean in ancient times. It has attractive grey-green foliage 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 after har...
Artichoke ‘Purple Headed' 10 seeds 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 afte...
Asparagus - Argenteuil 20 seeds This is a really unusal french heirloom, producing thick shoots of a creamy white with some green and purple tips. Early producing, flavoursome and heat tolerant, this variety is a must for the asparagus lover. Blanching will also make the stems pure white as seen in the photo. It has both male and female plants s...
Asparagus - Mary Washington 30 seeds This is a great table favourite which produces tender shoots that are a great aside for loads of dishes. It has both male and female plants Sow early Spring Sow 20mm deep in a sunny position, emerge in 20-24days, Space 10cm apart Harvest in the second year of growth
Asparagus -Sweet Purple
This variety has large dark purple spears with a mild nutty flavour. Once established, asparagus is easy to grow and requires little care other than watering and fertilising. It has both male and female plants Sow early Spring Sow 20mm deep in a sunny position, emerge in 20-24days, Space 10cm apart Harvest in the...
Baby Bok Choy
approx. 100 seeds
This is a fast growing asian vegetable that can be used in stir frys or steamed. Its highly nutritious and tasy and super easy to grow!
Sowing time - All year, try to avoid hottest and coldest times of year - best germination between 10-20 degrees C.
Prefer sunny position, sow 3mm deep, emerge 6-10days
Carrot – ‘Baby Pak’
This dutch carrot produces small baby sized carrots with succulent and smooth cylindrical roots. Sow Au-Sp in warm areas, All year temperate regions, Sp-Su in cold areas. Best germination 7-20 degrees C soil temp. Sow 5mm directly in final position, seedlings emerge 10-21 days, space 1-2cm apart. Harvest 10-12wks af...
This is an excellent F1 variety (a natural cross between two varieties) which produces small cobs, specially bred for mini corns used in thai cuisene and stri frys. Pick immature cobs at 10cm or if left to dry out the resulting seeds can be used as popcorn.
Note: This seed had been treated to improve stike rate but gloves ...
English Spinach 'Baby'
Lot of approx. 60-100 seeds
This variety is one of the best baby leaf varieties, producing crisp and tender leaves, perfect for salads and usual spinach use. This particular variety is a french heirloom.
Sowing time - Autumn to Winter or in cool zones - late summer to next spring, best in cooler climates or cooler time of ...
Sweet Basil 'Genovase'
This is an excellent aromatic herb used in soups, salads and omlettes. The flavour is clove like and particularly a good growing companion to tomatoes. Annual growing to approx 45cm Sow Au-Sp warm areas, Sp-Su cooler areas Prefers a sunny position, sow 5mm, germinates 10-14days at 22 degrees C soil temp. Harvest ...
Bean Black Turtle Lot of approx. 25 seeds This variety is generally grown for its dried beans and is used in many mexican dishes like black bean burritos. The plants have good heat and disease tolerance and are very easy to grow. Sowing time - Spring and summer (needs 18+ degrees C) Prefer sunny position, sow 25mm deep, emerge 7-10 days Harvest ...
Climbing Bean – ‘Blue Lake’
A great variety which is tall growing producing a heavy crop of stringless green beans Sow in Spring and Summer or all year in warm northern areas. Sow 25mm directly in final position, seedlings emerge 6-10 days, space 15cm apart. This is a climbing variety which requires a trellis or some kind or support. Ha...
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 ...
Climbing Bean 'Purple King'
Lot of 20 seeds
This variety of climbig bean is of a purple colour but turns green when cooked. They taste just as good or even better than the regular bean you find in stores and are an amazingly vigorous producer - with just 15 seeds you'll have beans coming out of your ears! They are best picked when about 15-20cm ...
Climbing Bean – ‘Rattlesnake Climbing'
This variety is one of the best tasting heirloom beans around, producing green bean pods mottled with purple streaks.
Sow in Spring and Summer or all year in warm northern areas.
Sow 25mm directly in final position, seedlings emerge 6-10 days, space 15cm apart.
This is a climbing variety which...
Red Kidney Bean
Grow your own kidney beans for soups, stews and Mexican dishes. Best in climates with long summers. Sow in very early spring for temperate climates, Spring and summer in other climates - Avoid frost, water well. Sow 25mm directly in final position, seedlings emerge 6-10 days, space 15cm apart. Maturity at 90-110 days fr...
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...
Climbing Bean – ‘Snake'
This variety, also known as Chinese long beans, produces slender beans around 60-70cm long. They are highly productive, extremely nutritious and delicious and are much easier to cut for stir fries and stews than regular beans. Does well in tropical climates. Sow during early spring when soil is 21-30 degrees C, r...
Bean ‘Winged’ Also called Goa bean or Asparagus Pea Psophocarpus tetragonolobus 10 seeds 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...
Lot of approx. 50 seeds
This variety produces deep dark red beets with very dark juice, great for juicing, roasting and using 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 12mm deep, eme...
Lot of 50 seeds
This variety produces amazing striped beets which are red on the outside but with alternating rings of red and white. They can be used just the same as ordinary beetroot - boiled, sliced or baked. Sowing time - Cool seasons in hot climates, all year in cooler climates. Avoid extreme hot or cold times of year. ...
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 ...
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