Vegetable Seeds Catalogue
This French, perennial artichoke has lots of large, green, plump buds in spring & huge, scented, purple/pink flowerheads in late summer. A good culinary variety, where immature flower buds are harvested for eating. A hardy plant with attractive, silver-blue foliage. It is happiest with plenty of sun. Both the foliage and flower make for great displays. Flowers can also be dried. 25 seeds
This perennial Artichoke has edible flower buds in spring and gets to a height of 6 foot. The flower buds (chokes) vary in colour from purple with splotches of green to medium green tinged with purple. A beautiful looking vegetable with its large silver blue foliage and stunning scented, purple/pink flower heads in summer. Both the foliage and flower make for great displays. Flowers can also be dried. 15 seeds
A French heirloom that is early and hardy. It has straight dark green spears with a tender purple tip and excellent flavour. Argenteuil tends to be earlier than other asparagus varieties. The French traditionally have used blanched this variety to create a ‘white’ asparagus. Good yields produced over 2-3 months. A perennial vegetable living for 15-20 years, so plenty of years production. 30 seeds.
A popular heirloom variety that is early and produces long straight dark green spears with a purple tinge. The spears are delicious - tender, thick, heavy and straight. Produces a heavy yield over 2-3 months, with the first 45-60 days the most productive. 50 seeds.