Vegetable Seeds Catalogue
A heavy cropping, full-flavoured, hardy broad bean with medium-sized pods. Growing to 80 cm high, it is less susceptible to wind damage than most beans. Young green pods can be eaten whole and later in summer the bean inside can be cooked. One of the earliest crops to mature in cool climates, sow after harvesting brassica or root crops. 1 Packet = 40 seeds. Bulk seed available.
This very unusual, crimson flowering bean is a highly decorative plant blooming for many weeks in spring. In early summer the 1m tall stems have many green pods with light green beans inside. Very young green pods can be eaten whole (cooked) or later during summer the medium sized bean inside can be cooked. Broad Beans are one of the earliest crops to mature in cool, temperate climates. 10 seeds. Not to WA.
A cold tolerant bush type with stringless, tasty round pods, up to 20cm long and a striking purple colour. Best grown in double rows (45cm between rows and 10cm between plants) in spring and summer in intervals of 3 weeks to ensure continued supplies. Pick young pods regularly to promote regrowth. 1 Packet = 40 seeds.
A prolific and tasty bush bean that produces lots of tender, tasty, stringless, yellow, 13-15cm pods with black beans. Fairly hardy. An heirloom that remains popular for its ability to produce early crops and its productivity. Best grown in double rows (45cm between rows and 10cm between plants) in spring and summer in intervals of 3 weeks to ensure continued supplies. Pick young pods regularly to promote regrowth. 80 seeds.
This prolific, climbing variety has straight, flat, purple pods up to 20cm long, turning green when cooked. A good type for cooler climates in small areas, where it will need a tall trellis or long poles to grow on. Beans want plenty of water and a sunny position and should be picked young and regularly to promote new flowers. 1 Packet = 80 seeds. Bulk seed available.
A heavy producing, green, climbing variety with rounded pods up to 20cm long and white, long seeds. It will need a tall trellis or long poles to grow on. Beans want plenty of water and a sunny position, frost-free position and should be picked young and regularly to promote new flowers. 40 seeds.
With a long harvest period and excellent flavour is it any ‘wonder’ that this heirloom variety has been popular with gardeners since the 1850’s. A climbing variety (to 2.2m) with oval green beans (15-20cm) that can be eaten fresh, cooked or frozen. Harvest beans young and often to maintain yield. 80 seeds.
A colourful bean with cranberry and cream mottling on the pod and seed. The young stringless pods are edible. Or let the beans mature on plant, harvest and dry in warm airy spot out of the sun. Shell the dry seed and store in an airtight container for up to 2 years. Use dried beans in soups, Mexican dishes, homemade baked beans...endless recipes!! A bush bean to 50 cm. 30 seeds.
Get your fill of home grown beans through the winter by growing & drying your own kidney beans. These beans are perfect for chilli con carne, tacos, soups, baked beans & salads. Young beans can be eaten off the bush. For dried beans, pull the plants when at least 90% of the leaves & pods on the bush have dried. Complete drying under cover with good air flow. When totally dry, shell or thresh pods. Use hairdryer to separate chaff. 80 seeds.
The classic French round, stringless beans to 15 cm long. A bush variety with green pods with purple seeds are tasty with a great crunch, eat them raw or cooked. This variety grows to 50cm, yields well and has good disease resistance. Pick young pods regularly to promote a longer harvest. 1 Packet = 80 Seeds. Bulk seed available.