‘Black Magic’ is a new and improved variety of Black Tuscan Kale (Cavalo Nero). It produces very dark, deeply savoyed leaves and is best grown as a full size plant. Sow seed from November until January for an autumn and winter harvest. Read more about Kale, 'Black Magic'
One of the best kale varieties for baby leaf and also good full size. The tender leaves can be used in salads and also cooked. They need less cooking than other kale types. Sow from August until April.
Quick growing cabbage relative in which the swollen stems are eaten. One of the sweetest and freshest flavoured varieties and is quick from seed to harvest on an upright plant. Best sown from mid-summer until mid-autumn for an autumn-winter crop.
Kohlrabi is best harvested when 7-10cm diameter which is when its white flesh is most crisp and nearly fibreless. Sow seed in succession during August, September and October and then from mid-January until early March
Lancaster is one of the newer types of leek bred for an extended harvest period from February through to October. It can be sown from July until February. Can be sown in seed trays or in outside seed beds. Read more about Leek ‘Lancaster’ F1 (Allium porum)
Suited to winter and early spring ‘Janero’ is an outstanding traditional green variety for winter and early spring harvest in the cool regions. A broad elevated base makes it easy to harvest and good vigour means that it resists tipburn effectively. Read more about Lettuce, Butterhead ‘Janero’ (Lactuca sativa)
A large crunchy lettuce for generous salads. Bred to thrive in cool regions and showing high resistance to downey mildew and Lettuce Aphid. Fast and strong growing and resistant to twisting. Grown year round.
This has a large frame and attractive narrow leaves, perfect for a modern salad. Able to be grown most of the year in most regions, it is a reliable option for the home gardener or market gardener alike.
Selected for its ability to thrive in cooler conditions this beautiful baby cos also has a high degree of resistance to Downey Mildew and Lettuce Aphid. Especially useful in the cooler harvest periods due to its additional plant vigour. Read more about Lettuce, Mini-Cos ‘Ragol’ (Lactuca sativa)
A beautiful looking red leaved baby cos which, athough good on its own, is great in a mixed lettuce salad. It can be sown the year round and has an excellent sweet flavour and crisp texture. It also has a terrific disease resistance package. Sow all year round.
A double red oakleaf bred for year round production with a large frame and strong resistance to both tip-burning and bolting. High yielding with little waste and outstanding vigour in both warm and cool weather. High resistance to both downey mildew and lettuce aphid. Read more about Lettuce, Red Oakleaf ‘Anikai’ (Lactuca sativa)
Salanova lettuce are a terrific innovation in lettuce breeding. Salanova® varieties grow like a head lettuce but have a lot more leaves which are evenly proportioned and baby sized. The seed is pelleted and primed for ease of planting and quick germination. Read more about Lettuce, Salanova® ‘Red Coral' (Lactuca sativa)