Indigo is the best most sure hearting radicchio we’ve grown. Suitable for all year round growing it is reliable even during the hottest periods of the year. 10 to 12cm diameter heads are a rich burgundy colour and have a terrific flavour.
Radicchio ‘Bel Fiore’ Variegato di Lusia type for year round harvest ‘Bel Fiore’ (Beautiful Flower) is one of the most attractive salad vegetable. It has a cream interior spotted with red and a good nutty mildly bitter flavour. Can be braised too. more... about Radicchio 'Bel Fiore'
Fiero is the variety sold in better class green grocers as red witlof. It is much easier to grow than white witlof and can be planted from late winter until early autumn for cropping just about all the year round. Beautiful deep maroon white veined heads.
A traditional variety from southern France producing 7-10cm long, slender roots red with a white tip. Nice gentle flavoured early producer which must be dug when ready to avoid pithiness. more... about Radish Long French ‘D’Avignon’
Makes 10-12cm long red roots with a crisp white flesh. The flavour is both hot and sweet. A favourite of northern Chinese cuisine and can be roasted with soya sauce and sesame seed. Slow to bolt they can be sown year round.
This half-long 12-15cm roots is the most commonly grown variety in Korea. It’s a good choice for gardens with thinner soils. Excellent flavour and can be used fresh in salads, in pickles and in miso soup. Sow seed in rows 5cm apart, thin to 10-15cm.
Traditional Japanese daikon for planting late summer and autumn. Roots grow 35-40cm long. Used for pickling, salads and soups. Can be stored. Sow seed in rows 5cm apart, thin to 10-15cm. Needs a well prepared deep bed.
Dark green rocket with a deeply incised, smooth dark green leaf giving the appearance of wild rocket. Excellent winter vigour and a mild flavour it can be sown the year round. 35 days to harvest from sowing.
‘Dragons Tongue’ is a stunning new variety of wild rocket which has intense purple red veining on the leaf. This red veining makes for a visually appealing salad. ‘Dragon’s Tongue’ also has great flavour. more... about Rocket, Wild ‘Dragons Tongue’ PBR
Australia's favourite rocket and a much improved variety on previous selections. It is also slow to bolt. The dark green leaves have good texture and excellent flavour. Plant from early spring until mid-autumn for year round cropping. more... about Rocket, Wild ‘Nature’
My favourite roquette, it’s spicy but not too hot. Its leaves are wide and not deeply lobed. It stands hot summer temperatures well. I can pick it nearly the year round if I plant it anew every six weeks or so.
Silverado is a new, improved variety with glossy dark green leaves, more savoyed than Fordhook Giant It also has a narrower stem. It’s very quick to grow and can be planted the year round. It takes 30 days for baby leaf and 60 days for full size. more... about Silver Beet ‘Silverado’
An uncommon perennial herb/vegetable which will give salads a tangy lemon flavour. It can be cooked like spinach, made into a creamy fish sauce or a sorrel soup. Use young leaves only. Direct sow 1/2cm deep 12 seeds per 30cm and thin to 30cm apart using thinning as baby leaf. more... about Sorrel, French Red Veined
Black Glove is best sown from early April until early September to give excellent crops during the cooler months. If sown during hot periods it is likely to bolt. It is equally suitable for baby leaf and full size bunching spinach. more... about Spinach 'Black Glove'
Raven is best sown in the warmer months from early October until the end of March. It has an upright growth habit and very dark, slightly savoyed, oval green leaves with excellent texture. more... about Spinach 'Raven'
A famous curiously shaped Italian oxheart tomato. “These big tomatoes bottom heavy shape reminiscent of a pouch with a gathered top.” ‘Ragutino’ is one of the tastiest saucing tomatoes, with dense flesh and lustrous orange red skin. more... about Tomato, Cuore Di Bue 'Rugantino F1'
'Elmo' was the best tasting of all cherry tomatoes in our trial of 23 tomato varieties last year. It has a delicious sweet well-balanced tomato flavour and a long productive harvest period. Good disease resistance package. more... about Tomato, Mini Grape 'Elmo F1'
From the same Israeli breeders as ‘Sheena’ this variety has an improved disease resistance and slightly better quality fruit otherwise there isn’t a lot of difference between the two. more... about Tomato, Roma ‘Katya’ F1
This staking variety of Roma tomato can be picked over a ver long period as ripening isn’t as concentrated as in the determinate varieties. Great flavour when ripe with a good disease package. Needs a stake or trellis.