Vegetable Seeds Catalogue

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Phaseolus coccineus ‘Alba’

An unusual variety of ‘seven year’ runner bean. Similar to the scarlet runner except with beautiful white flowers and beans. The preferred runner bean grown in The Netherlands due to the thick, succulent tender pods, which are delicious when picked young and eaten raw, steamed or in soup. Shell, pod and dry mature beans for storage and use like lima beans in soups or salads. 10 seeds.

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Cucumis melo

Bright red, fibreless, oval fruit with a tough gray-green rind & fine dark-green veins.  These oblong fruit weigh ave. 11-15 kg. Fruit is ripe when the stem starts to brown off. Slow growing in cool areas, so start early indoors. For good germination 24+oC is required. Needs full sun & a sheltered spot. 20 seeds.

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Brassica spp.

Hon Tsai Tai, Purple Mizuna, Mustard, Tatsoi
A classic mix of fast growing Asian greens. All can be used for salads and stir fries, with each adding their own character, texture and flavour. The mizuna and mustard have a little bit of bite while the hon tsai tai (purple choy sum) and tatsoi are more mild flavoured. These can be grown anytime of the year but excel in the cooler weather. The flower heads can be eaten as well. 400 seeds. Not to WA.
 

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Amaranthus tricolour

A good looking edible plant with oval to heart shaped green leaves overlaid with burgundy red. The leaves are a great source of proteins, vitamins, minerals and dietary fibre. The leaf tastes similar to spinach and can be used in the same way. The younger leaves are milder and are ideal in salads. Harvest leaves as needed, young stems can also be eaten. 400 seeds.

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Amaranthus tricolour

A good looking edible plant with oval to heart shaped green leaves overlaid with burgundy red. The leaves are a great source of proteins, vitamins, minerals and dietary fibre. The leaf tastes similar to spinach and can be used in the same way. The younger leaves are milder and are ideal in salads. Harvest leaves as needed, young stems can also be eaten. 400 seeds.

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Cynara scolymus 'Green'

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

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Cynara scolymus 'Purple Headed'

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
 

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Brassica rapa

These sweet tasting florets resemble broccolini. The large florets are like small heads of broccoli but with a shorter harvest time. They are great steamed, in stir fries or just munched raw. 25 seeds.

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Asparagus officinalis

A high yielding asparagus plant that produces superior spears to 2.5 cm thick. Seeds are all male, which means that you do not have to waste time and space culling unproductive plants. This variety has high disease tolerance and lasts up to 20 years, providing years of succulent spears. 12 seeds.

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Asparagus officinalis

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.

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Vicia faba

An heirloom variety that is an early producer of nutty flavoured broad beans. Produces large amounts of medium green pods that are about 15cm long and containing around  5 seeds each. Grows to about 1m so is great for windy areas. One of the earliest crops to mature in cool climates.  Fixes nitrogen in soil. 1 Packet = 40 seeds. Bulk seed available.

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Vicia faba

This old English variety has very attractive, scarlet purple bean seeds and green bean pods on 1m tall stems with white flowers. Very young pods can be eaten whole (cooked) or later during summer the large bean inside can be cooked. Broad Beans are one of the earliest crops to mature in cool, temperate climates. 10 seeds. Not to WA.

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