Vegetable Seeds Catalogue
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 prized for its excellent flavour and firm but tender flesh. The fruits are dark green with light green stripes, straight with slight ribbing. Also known as 'Cocozella di Napoli'. The bushes tend to be a bit smaller than some of its wilder cousins. Use in zucchini slice, pickled, steamed, stuffed or brightening stir fries. 12 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
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 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.
Want a happy and bright change from the darker zucchini’s? This golden child is the perfect choice as it is tender and delicious, with creamy white flesh. A productive heirloom with an open, upright habit. For the best flavour pick when 14-20 cm long. Use in zucchini slice, pickled, steamed, stuffed or brightening stir fries. 20 seeds.
A mild flavoured zucchini that is extremely popular in Mexico and southwestern USA. Similar to a Lebanese zuc with light mottled green, cylindrical fruits taper to the stem end, just a smaller bulb end with a milder tatse. For the best flavour pick when 12-16 cm long. Use in stir fries, zucchini slice, pickled, steamed or stuffed. Great for BBQs. 15 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.