Vegetable Seeds Catalogue
An interesting multi-use variety that was reputedly grown by the Aztecs 2,000 years ago. A vigorous plant, growing to 1.8- 2m tall & with cobs 15+cm long. The kernals are white at the milk stage and turn blue-black when mature. Eat fresh or bbq at milky stage; grind for a sweet dark corn meal when mature. Also used as a decorative corn. Untreated seed. Not to WA. 1 pkt = 60 seeds. Aprrox 4-5 seeds per gram.
An impressive popping corn with amazing steely-blue kernels. Traditionally grown by the Hopi of SW America, it’s a productive variety yielding 4-6 cobs per plant (to 12 cm long). Also used for fine or coarse grinding, where the flavour and blue speckles add interest when mixed with ingredients and used in cookies, polenta etc. A rustic decorator around the house. Not to WA. 40 seeds.
An old variety dating back to 1880’s and maintained by the Dutch in Pennsylvania. A creamy kernel variety that makes exceptional popcorn- large, fluffy & full of flavour. It can also be used ground (coarse or fine) for grits, flour or hominy masa to be used in polenta, tamales, breads, cookies adding great flavour. A.k.a Pennsylvania Dutch Butter. 50 seeds.
Super Sweet Variety
One of the sweetest varieties of corn around. This variety is a strong grower and normally produces 2 cobs per plant. The cobs are well filled and grow to 19-20 cm in length. Eat freshly picked (steamed, boiled or BBQ’d) or freeze to eat over an extended period. Treated Seed. 6-8 sds/gram. 1 pkt = 40 seeds.
A tough and unique heirloom variety. Not only does it have a dazzling array of kernel colours (oranges, golds, reds and purples) it is cold tolerant, early and uses less water than other corn! Grows to about 1.5 m and produces 2 cobs (20+ cm long) per plant. This nutritious corn can be eaten fresh, roasted or ground for flour to make flat bread, muffins, cakes. Also very ornamental.
A bi-coloured variety of super sweet corn. Produces super sweet cobs with yellow and white kernals. Cobs are 20-22 cm long and the plant can grow upto 2m in height. Eat freshly picked (steamed, boiled or BBQ’d) or freeze to eat over an extended period. Treated Seed. 40 seeds.
A classic tasting open pollinated yellow corn, retaining the old-fashioned ‘corny’ flavour rather than the super sweet hybrids of today. Two - three cobs on 1.8m plants that can be eaten steamed, boiled or BBQ’d (our favourite drizzled with a buttery, lime, chilli sauce). Sweet corn always tastes best when eaten within a couple of hours of harvest. 30 seeds. Not to WA.