A handsome looking cabbage with deep blue-green leaves and dense tender yellow interior leaves. Great flavour suited to cooking. Sow seed from August until December for a long harvest season. 75 days from transplant.
A superb cabbage for coleslaw or stir fry with tender, very thin, sweet crisp leaves perfect for coleslaw or stir-fries. Slow to bolt it is good for year round harvesting. Sow seeds from August until March.
Farao is a delicious spring cabbage quickly making 1kg heads from a late winter planting. It takes summer heat very well too so a late spring planting is worthwhile. It holds well in the garden without splitting. It’s been said that this is the best tasting cabbage of all. Read more about Cabbage Early Mini ‘Farao’ F1 (Organic)
Omera produces 1.5kg heads of densely packed vibrant purple-red leaves which have a mild sweet peppery flavour. Omero is slow to bolt. Sow from early spring until late summer for cropping from early summer until winter. Read more about Cabbage ‘Omero’ F1
Close planting produces small 1kg cabbages wider spacing will produce 4kg cabbages. Good red colouring throughout, small core, slow to bolt. 10-11 weeks from planting out seedlings. Best for summer and autumn crops, Sow from late winter until early January.
Produces 1.5 kg round densely packed heads with a sweet flavour which is better than Gonzales which it replaces. Slow to bolt Tiara is excellent both cooked and used fresh in salads. Sow from July until February for cropping most of the year. Read more about Cabbage ‘Tiara’ F1
Great Flavoured Early Cabbage This is a good choice for those who live in very hot areas as it will flourish in the hottest conditions. The flavoursome 2 kg densely packed round heads are slow to bolt. Sow from early August until late October. Read more about Cabbage, 'Primo Vantage' F1
A good new winter red savoy cabbage which resists splitting for a good length of time. Plant seed from mid-summer until mid-autumn for harvesting from early to late winter. This cabbage has a good sweet flavour which improves with cold weather. Read more about Cabbage, Red Savoy ‘Deadon’ F1
The best new proven performer blocky, sweet capsicum which ripens well in cooler districts. It has good disease resistance and good leaf cover to protect the fruit from scalding in the heat of summer. Read more about Capsicum ‘Harley’ F1
‘Hustler’ is a very productive variety of yellow with straight fruit averaging 20cm in length. The fruit has thick walls and delicious sweet capsicum flavour. Good disease resistance makes this one of the best of its type.
Romanesco cauliflowers have light green, amazingly beautiful, intricately spiralled heads. The flavour is more delicate and nutty than white cauliflowers. Romanesco can only be grown to be harvested in autumn and winter. Sow seed from early December until early February. Read more about Cauliflower 'Veronica F1'
‘Vitaverde’ is a strong grower suited to near year round production as it is both heat and cold tolerant. Sow seed from August until late February. Makes large heads on a healthy large frame with an attractive, green curd. Read more about Cauliflower 'Vitaverde F1'
Romanesco cauliflowers have light green, amazingly beautiful, intricately spiralled heads. The flavour is more delicate and nutty than white cauliflowers. Romanesco can only be grown to be harvested in autumn and winter. Read more about Cauliflower, Romanesco 'Puntoverde' F1
As I grow coriander for its leaves rather than for its seeds I grow this slow bolting variety. It is ready to pick in less than a month and a half and will under reasonable conditions take three or four months before it runs up to seed. Read more about Coriander ‘Santo’
Anyone who has ever eaten corn salad, or mache as it is known in Europe, knows just how wonderful a winter salad green it is. A cool season vegetable I pick enough for a salad several times a week from the end of May until spring. Read more about Corn Salad (Mache)
Polaris cobs grow to 20cm long and are sweet and juicy. The plant can make 180-200cm tall and provides good disease resistance to ensure a bumper crop. A terrific 'honey and cream' variety to use instead of Samurai. Read more about Corn, Super Sweet ‘Polaris’ F1
Productive Gherkin 55 days from transplant A beautifully shaped pickling cucumber which brines well and has excellent flavour if eaten fresh. It has very uniform, cylindrical fruit which set 1or 2 fruits per node. Replaces ‘Harmonie’
‘Caman’ was the best slicer in our cucumber trials. It is very productive with good fruit length. The fruit has smooth dak green skin and crisp flesh. A market leader amongst commercial growers a couple of plants will keep a house supplied for months. Read more about Cucumber, 'Caman' F1