Vegetable Seeds Catalogue
An annual vegetable mainly grown in spring and autumn, rapidly running to seed in hot weather. It needs fertile, rich, limy soil in a sunny or half shady position. Raw or cooked spinach is high in iron and an excellent source of vitamins in spring and autumn. Bulk seed available about 80 sds/gram. 250 seeds/pkt.
Not to WA.
New Zealand spinach also called Warrigal Greens is a good summer variety, but needs a more protected position being frost tender. In deep fertile soil this long stemmed type of leaf vegetable will produce high yields, and it will tolerate warm and coastal conditions. Salt tolerant. 25 seeds
Not to WA.
A tall, long stemmed dark green spinach. The leaves are heavy, relatively smooth and flat. An excellent tasting and productive variety that can be harvested at all stages of growth – from baby leaf to mature. Best grown in the cooler months, autumn through to early spring. High resistance to downy mildew. 250 seeds.
The perfect baby leaf variety. Harvest throughout the year, this variety can handle summer growing. The thick leaves have a round/oval appearance and are semi-blistered. With excellent flavour the leaves can be added raw to salads or smoothies; or simply add to stir fries. This variety has good resistance to downy mildew. 150 seeds.
An Asian style spinach with smooth, dark green leaves on long stems. The arrow-shaped leaves can be harvested young or old and have good flavour and crunch. A ‘cut and come again’ variety with a long harvest period. It has good bolt resistance but for best flavour grow for harvest in cooler months. Good resistance to downy mildew. 200 seeds.
An arrowhead leaf variety that originates in the Middle East so it has a greater level of heat tolerance than the English spinach cultivars, providing it with a longer season. The leaves have a similar flavour to normal spinach, a bit lighter green in colour. Leaves can be harvest young for tender baby spinach or full grown. Use raw or cooked. 80 seeds.
An attractive perennial vine that has edible green leaves and shoots that can be used in salads or stir fries. The red stems give the plant an ornamental value as well. Provide a trellis for easy picking and to protect other plants from being smothered! A heat loving plant that is grown as an annual in cooler areas as it is frost tender. While not a true spinach the leaves taste and look similar. 25 seeds.
A reliable green that allows you to harvest throughout the year. Use as you would normal spinach or silverbeet. A great winter green for your chooks as well. Technically not a spinach or perennial!! It is a member of the beetroot and silverbeet family and while not perennial it crops for a well over 12 months, just keep cutting off the seed head. 75 seeds.
A unique spinach that has attractive, sweet tasting red stems and veins contrasting the dark green leaves. An easy to grow spinach that can start to be harvested from in 4-6 weeks. Use baby and mature leaves in a pick and come again fashion. Crops over a long period if picked continuously. Add colour to your salads and stir fries. The red-veined colour is strongest in cooler month sowings (late winter/early spring and autumn). 100 seeds.
A baby leaf variety that is suitable for growing year round. Seaside is a high yielding plant that produces, smooth, thick, succulent leaves. It handles cool winters and is slow to bolt in summer. The plant has an upright habit, for easy harvest and produces dark green leaves that are highly nutritious. It has good resistance to downy mildew. 200 seeds.
Large, semi-savoyed green leaves make this cool hardy variety an excellent selection for yield and flavour through autumn, winter and early spring. The leaves have a fine flavour and are tender. Harvest the young leaves for a baby leaf crop. Use fresh in salads and steamed or sautéed/stir fried. Harvest plant whole or in a ‘cut and come again’ continuous crop. 60 seeds.