Vegetable Seeds Catalogue

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1 pkt
A$4.20
Botanical Name
Brassica oleracea var. italica

A great variety that has been trusted over many years. In cooler climates it makes for a great autumn/early winter harvest; in warmer climates it is best overwintered and spring harvested. Tasty heads with secondary shoots appearing after the harvest of the main head. 30 seeds.

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1 pkt
A$3.75
Botanical Name
Brassica oleracea var. Italic

A hardy variety that grows to 90 cm and produces numerous small deep purple heads for an extended harvest in late winter and early spring. A biennial variety that needs to overwinter before forming its edible flower heads from August to October . Great in stir fries or steamed. 200 seeds.
 

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1 pkt
A$3.75
Botanical Name
Brassica oleracea var. Italic

Italian Heirloom. An old time favourite in Italy for its excellent flavour and the unique spiralling pattern on the lime green head, which makes this an amazing looking vegetable. 100 seeds.
 

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1 pkt
A$3.75
Botanical Name
Brassica oleracea

A southern Italian broccoli variety that is grown for its smooth leaves, rather than flower heads. Use like spinach or kale, the flavour sits between these leafy vegetables. Perfect for soups, stir-fries, a pizza topping with olives & feta or simply steamed as a side dish with lemon juice & olive oil. High yielding as the leaves regrow after cutting. 400 seeds.

Hierloom
Sunlight
Full
Frost Resilience
Frost Hardy
Climate
Cold
Temperate
Hot Arid
Tropics/SubTropics
Sow Method
Direct or Transplant
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1 pkt
A$3.75
Botanical Name
Brassica oleracea alboglabra

Take your Asian stir-fries and soups to another level with this thick-stemmed Chinese broccoli. ‘Jade’ is a slow bolting variety with large green leaves and fleshy stems. Young flower buds can also be harvested and used in your meals. Pick stems before flowering for continuous use. Used extensively in SE Asia where it is also known as Chinese kale, gai lum, gai lan, kol, kai lan, phak khana, cai ro. 250 seeds.

Frost Resilience
Frost Hardy
Harvest
35 Days
Climate
Cold
Temperate
Hot Arid
Tropics/SubTropics
Sowing Instructions
Sow direct into soil & keep moist. Sow every 2-3 weeks for continuous harvest. Pull plants for compost/chooks once flowers open.
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1 pkt
A$3.75
Botanical Name
Brassica oleracea alboglabra

Take your Asian stir-fries and soups to another level with this thick-stemmed Chinese broccoli. ‘Jade’ is a slow bolting variety with large green leaves and fleshy stems. Young flower buds can also be harvested and used in your meals. Pick stems before flowering for continuous use. Used extensively in SE Asia where it is also known as Chinese kale, gai lum, gai lan, kol, kai lan, phak khana, cai ro. 250 seeds.

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Botanical Name
Brassica rapa (ruvo group)

A fast growing loose broccoli head that has thick tender shoots and buds. Like brocollini. Use in stir fries, steam or eat raw off the plant. Can be grown over winter in areas where there are no big frosts. Harvest entire plants when buds appear or pick buds for extended yield. 200 seeds.

Climate
Cold
Temperate
Hot Arid
Tropics/SubTropics
Sow Method
Direct or Transplant
Sowing Instructions
Sow direct to garden or into pots to transplant later. Keep seed moist. Sow every 2-3 weeks for a continuous supply. Will tolerate light frosts. In hot summer weather, plants will bud up more rapidly and give looser heads/flower buds.
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Botanical Name
Brassica oleracea (gemmifera group)

A heavy cropping brussel sprout with smooth medium sized sprouts, that are compact and of excellent quality. This ‘late’ sprout is triggered by decreasing day lengths in autumn. The sprouts will hold well on the plant through winter, so harvest them fresh as you need them. 20 seeds.

1 pkt
A$3.75
Botanical Name
Brassica oleracea (gemmifera group)

An heirloom brussel sprout that was the main commercial variety used until hybrids became the preferred varieties. A compact bush that produces sprouts 3-4 cm across over a long period. 400 seeds.
 

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1 pkt
A$3.75
Botanical Name
Fagopyrum esculentum

A versatile crop grown for seed/grain, as a green manure, bee pasture or for chook feed/grazing. Fast growing plants choke out weeds. For green manure simply cut and dig in 2-3 weeks prior to sowing next crop. For grain: seed does not ripen uniformly; harvest once majority of seed has ripened (turning brown), seed separates and threshes easily, dehull. Leaves can be eaten raw or cooked, seeds used sprouted or as a flour. 200 seeds, covers 17-20 m2 Not to WA.

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1 pkt
A$3.75
Botanical Name
Fagopyrum esculentum

A versatile crop grown for seed/grain, as a green manure, bee pasture or for chook feed/grazing. Fast growing plants choke out weeds. For green manure simply cut and dig in 2-3 weeks prior to sowing next crop. For grain: seed does not ripen uniformly; harvest once majority of seed has ripened (turning brown), seed separates and threshes easily, dehull. Leaves can be eaten raw or cooked, seeds used sprouted or as a flour. 200 seeds, covers 17-20 m2. Not to WA.

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Botanical Name
Brassica oleracea (capitata group)

A popular heirloom with a dense, round head that grows to 2 - 2.5 kg at maturity. Great flavour and can be eaten cooked or raw in coleslaws. Early maturing. Perfect for smaller gardens due to its compact nature. 300 seeds.