Outstanding brand new hybrid form of an old-fashioned favourite
‘Vegesgetti’ is a outstanding brand new hybrid yellow fruited spaghetti squash with yellow fruit with traditional interior of richly flavoured spaghetti squash noodles. The plant is a semi-bush style so quite suited to smaller spaces.
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. Read more about Radicchio 'Bel Fiore' (Cichorium intybus)
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. Read more about Silver Beet ‘Silverado’ (Beta vulgaris)
This is the standard silverbeet (Swiss chard) with dark green, savoyed (crinkled) leaves, white veins and broad white stems. Sow from early spring until mid-summer for cropping most of the year. The later sowings will produce throughout winter.
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. Read more about Sorrel, French Red Veined
Paragon is the market leader across Australia grown by more growers than any other spring onion. Fantastic in our trials its vigour allows it to be grown all year round cropping well even in winter.. It has deep blue-green leaves and long white shanks. Read more about Spring Onion ‘Paragon’ (Allium tricoccum)
Swedes are turnip like root vegetables which when cooked has soft sweet flesh. Laurentian has round uniform roots with excellent sweet mild flavour. Sow December and January for autumn and winter cropping.
Felicity was a stand out in our trials. It has a terrific flavour when ripe, it doesn’t split and it has good disease resistance. I was picking good ripe fruit at the end of April. Felicity is an indeterminate variety so it needs staking.
Attiya is an exceptionally strong growing plant with a terrific disease resistance package. The fruit has good flavour when fully ripe. One or two plants will keep a family in tomatoes for many months even into winter if grown in a frost free district.