A new improved variety boasting a high yield from a uniform plant with sturdy stems.I plant seed on bottom heat early in the spring and outside in the garden after mid-November. Parsley will sometime bolt if seed is planted in soil which is too cold.
A real giant but with wonderful Italian parsley flavour has an amazing size and productivity. Sow seed on bottom heat during early spring and in situ during late spring, summer and early autumn. Parsley can bolt if seed is planted in soil which is too cold.
We only sell fresh parsnip seed as old seed has very poor germination rates. This selected open pollinated vigorous strain has excellent white tapered roots, firm and bulky. Sow from early spring until early December.
Climbing Pea ‘Alderman’ Tall climbing pea Alderman’ is an old climbing variety sometimes known as ‘Telephone Pea’. It needs wire or trellis and will grow 2 metres tall and produce good quantities of 12cm long pods of tasty sweet peas.
Melbourne Market is one of the best flavoured shelling pea and is widely planted by both professional farmers and home garden gardeners. Plants are dwarf, growing to 50cm only, and productive producing pods that contain 8 peas. Not for Tasmania.
An old variety, very popular in Europe and the USA ‘Onward is only just starting to make its mark in Australia. Sweet and flavoursome it is a prolific producer of large pods. Not powdery mildew resistant so best grown in the cooler months.
Willow is a fabulous new variety of shelling pea. It produces a large number of attractive, long, dark green pods. Willow is resistant to powdery mildew so a late planting is worth a try. Plant seeds 2cm deep in a 10cm wide band approximately 20 seeds per 30cm.
An exciting new variety of snow pea with excellent disease resistance producing dark green, flat pods under a variety of weather conditions. An October or November planting would be worth a try as Green Devil is powdery mildew resistant.
‘Oregon Giant’ is the most popular commercial snow pea grown in Australia. Grows 100-120cm tall and is a heavy cropper of large sweet snow pea pods. It is resistant to powdery mildew so can be sown from mid winter to November.
Butternut Pumpkin ‘Dune is a thick neck style butternut making a hefty 1.2 to 2.5k fruit. Pumpkins with a small seed cavity and a thick neck make for less waste. ‘Dune’ has excellent storage potential with a good flavour. Ripens 87 to 94 days.
This Jap pumpkin can be grown in cooler areas of Australia as it is so early. Jap pumpkins are considered by many to be the best flavoured pumpkins. This variety has a vigorous vine and needs plenty of space so it isn’t suited to small gardens.
Quicker maturing than other Kent types. Generative type resulting in a larger crown set than other varieties which will result in large numbers of fruit that can be 1kg lighter in weight than Jackaroo. Superior internal quality and storage.
This is one of the main pumpkin varieties exported from Australia to the discerning Japanese market. It is a vigorous vine and can be sown earlier than other varieties as it will germinate in quite cool soil. ‘Kurijiman’ has a dark green skin and orange flesh.