21 days baby 40 days full size. A light green very frilled and ruffled leaf which makes a spicy sweet tasting salad green. Best harvested as a baby leaf for salads and as a full size for pickling or stir-fry. Sow from August until April. Read more about Baby Leaf Mustard Greens 'Golden Frills'
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 Baby Leaf, 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. Read more about Baby Leaf, Spinach 'Black Glove'
‘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.
Kentucky Blue is a professional standard bean which freely produces 20cm long, round, stringless beans which have a fantastic flavour. If allowed to get over mature they will have a slight string. It has an outstanding yield.
Scarlet Emperor is a superb improved selection of Scarlet Runner producing long and very flavoursome pods from red flowers. Plant 5 beans to a 4 pole tepee or 12 cm apart on a trellis. It produces best in southern Australia.
An industry leader Zeppo is beautfully bred for smooth skin, round and clean shape and a very fine taproot. Zeppo also is easier to thin as each capsule contains less embryos so the seedlings are less congested. Excellent as a very sweet baby beet.
Southern Italian Leaf Broccoli The leaves are picked for the table not the small flower heads which should be removed as they appear. To many people this has a better flavour than kale. Cook it as you would kale or spinach. It can be used as a baby leaf too.
Sold as rapini or broccoletti in greengrocers. ‘Spring Raab’ makes dozens of small heads as long as it is picked every couple of days or so. Tasting a bit sharper than the usual broccoli it is an important part of southern Italy’s cuisine. Read more about Broccoli Rapini 'Spring Raab'
For late winter and spring planting for harvesting spring, summer, and autumn. It produces large heads here which were followed by lots of side shoots. I picked heads from one planting over a period of ten weeks.