Vegetable Seeds Catalogue


Sowing periods

Cool Climate Periods
Sep 1st to Feb 27th
Temperate Climate Periods
Jan 1st to Apr 30th
Tropical & Sub-Tropical Climate Periods
Mar 1st to May 31st
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Botanical Name
Brassica napus

An American bred swede that has a creamy root with a bright purple top. Easy to grow provided plants are thinned to a spacing of at least 20 cm. A rich flavour that is ideal in soups, stews and roasted. Best sown in late summer or early autumn as frost sweetens up the roots and enhances the flavour. Roots mature in about 90 days, they can be harvested earlier. 300 seeds.

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Botanical Name
Brassica napus

At last a swede that is sweet and rich in flavour without any trace of the turnip flavour found in many other swedes. Swedes are easy to grow, store in the ground through winter and produce remarkable yields. These are a great fresh substitute for the potato. Beautiful braised or baked as a gratin. Originally derived from NZ butter swede this variety has been grown/bred for eating and seed for many, many years in Tasmania, we now claim it as our own variety :  )  Locally Grown Without Chemicals. 300 seeds.