Vegetable Seeds Catalogue
This early variety of watermelon produces small, round, scarlet-red fruit, up to 5kg. An old fashioned type with sweet and juicy flesh, it is well- suited to cooler areas. Perfect for Tasmania and the cooler areas of Victoria and NSW. 30 seeds.
A large heirloom variety with sweet and sweet pinkish-red flesh. Averages 1- 3 fruit 10 kg fruit per vine. The round shaped fruit have green and yellow striped rind. Slow growing in cooler climates, so start early indoors. Needs full sun & a sheltered spot. For good germination 24+oC is required. Some disease resistance. 25 seeds.
A striking wild, perennial strawberry with white flowers and red strawberries on long arching stems. An excellent groundcover and grows well in cooler regions, where it bares sweet perfumed fruit most of the year. Fruit is great for drying and the leaves and fruit can be used for herbal tea. It grows to 20 cm high, self- seeds easily in shady, moist areas. Perfect container plant. Prefers acid soil. 100 seeds.
An Italian heirloom that can grow to over 1m long but is best picked young, while the skin is soft and the flesh tender. Mature fruit curl with a bulb on the end. Excellent flavour and fun to grow. This variety grows as a vine, unlike most zucchinis and can be grown up a trellis so fruit hang & grow straight. 10 seeds.
A French variety that produces a large amount of small, round light green zucchinis with white markings. Tastiest when picked under 10cm, use steamed or stir fried with other vegetables. The delicate flesh and skin bruise easily, which is why they are not seen in supermarkets. The larger ones tend to hollow out, making them ideal for stuffing. 12 seeds
A Lebanese zucchini with a sweet nutty flavour. The light green, tapered fruits are best pick 8-14 cm long for the best flavour, but they do maintain flavour when larger as well. Use in stir fries, zucchini slice, pickled, steamed or stuffed. The earliest and longest cropping zucchinis we have come across. 10 seeds. Treated seed.
An Italian heirloom that is one of the best tasting zucchinis around. A great nutty flavour with a firm flesh and texture whether cooked or raw. Can also be picked young with the flowers still attached for the gourmet meal. The skins are prominently ribbed and green with pale green flecks. 12 seeds.
This herb has been used for centuries in Chinese cooking. The aromatic leaves are vivid green with a peppery, celery flavour that sweetens when cooked. It is used in stir fries, soups, stews and rice dishes or added raw (sparingly) to salads for a bit of a kick. Leaves and stems can be used. Fast growing and produces high yields. 500 seeds.