A purple stemmed and budded Chinese broccoli which will produce a large quantity of long, pencil thick stems. A good cut and come again variety. Used raw in salads or cooked in stir-fries or soups. Best sown from January until early May.
Early maturing cold tolerant with upright leaves on a non-flowering choy sum with glossy mid green leaves and pale green stems. High yielding and very hardy, KARATE is suited for bunching and grows well under cool conditions as well as warm.
TABOO is a lighter green-stemmed, non-flowering, upright choy sum. The generous leaves are an attractive glossy dark green and rounded. TABOO is very uniform in growth making it attractive to commercial growers while also tolerating cold conditions very well.
Makes a compact rosette of dark green smooth leaves for salads and stir fries. 21 days baby leaf 45 days full size. Slow to bolt if planted from late spring until mid-autumn. Sow seed 1cm apart for baby leaf and thin to 15-20cm apart for full size.
Bred in California for growing in hot climates ‘UC157’ is best both for commercial plantings and home gardeners. Or direct sow seeds 1cm deep and 2cm apart in a drill after the danger of frost is over. Transplant the following winter into permanent beds.
‘Gold Fields’ is a selection of Genovese basil, the one used for pesto, that is more tolerant of cold weather than traditional varieties. A strong plant with dark green leaves it has all the flavour of older types but can be sown a month or two earlier. Read more about Basil 'Goldfields Early Wonder'
Smaller growing and earlier cropping than ‘Aquadulce’. Our strain is rigorously reselected to give long pods often holding 5 beans per pod. Although dwarfer growing than ‘Aquadulce’ this variety will still need staking.
Good looking, great flavour, excellent disease resistance and vigour. Beans are held well off the ground. Massive concentrated crop. Sow from September in warm districts, October in cold districts. Can be sown up until the end of January.
A brand new improved replacement for Rex with the long picking period from dark glossy green pods. Jackson handles hot and wet conditions better than its competitors. Improved disease package including resistance to summer death. Jackson has a superb flavour.