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.
Nelson is a new vigorous early maturing bush pumpkin with excellent eating quality. The flesh is dark orange and only a small cavity is taken up for the seeds. It stores reasonably well too. Read more about Pumpkin, Grey Bush 'Nelson' F1
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. Read more about Pumpkin, Kabocha ‘Kurijiman’ F1
‘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'
Fiero is the variety sold in better class green grocers as red witlof. It is much easier to grow than white witlof and can be planted from late winter until early autumn for cropping just about all the year round. Beautiful deep maroon white veined heads.
This half-long 12-15cm roots is the most commonly grown variety in Korea. It’s a good choice for gardens with thinner soils. Excellent flavour and can be used fresh in salads, in pickles and in miso soup. Sow seed in rows 5cm apart, thin to 10-15cm.
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
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 Spinach 'Black Glove'
This very early bunching onion is a cross between a bulbing onion and a spring onion. It has all the virtues of a spring onion but with a milder taste. Sow from August to March for all year round cropping.
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’
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.
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 Sweet Corn, Super Sweet ‘Polaris’ F1
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.
A famous curiously shaped Italian oxheart tomato. “These big tomatoes bottom heavy shape reminiscent of a pouch with a gathered top.” ‘Ragutino’ is one of the tastiest saucing tomatoes, with dense flesh and lustrous orange red skin. Read more about Tomato, Cuore Di Bue 'Rugantino F1'