Vegetable Seeds Catalogue
An evergreen, 1.5meter tall shrub, originally from South America with edible 2cm round, orange fruit enclosed in papery calyces. This delicious berry is high in vitamin C and can be eaten raw or cooked in jams. They mature in late summer-autumn and need a protected position in frost prone areas. For full sun with average garden soil. Note, this plant self seeds readily. 30 seeds
A bell capsicum that has a high yield and thick, sweet flesh. A strong upright bush that can handle the good crop it produces, grows to 60 cm. It is good best to remove the first two to three flower clusters to prevent the early setting of seedless fruit that can stunt the bush for a month or more. 25 seeds.
A prolific capsicum that is popular in Cuba and is gaining popularity ‘elsewhere’. A sweet capsicum with a very subtle tang. It has a long tapering fruit that is yellowish-green when young, ripening to red, grows to 12+cm long. Very popular for frying, stuffing and BBQ’ing or eaten raw in salads. 20 seeds.
A large dark green, thick-walled capsicum that ripens and sweetens to red. Super crunchy raw for use in salads, with dips or the kids lunch box. The large fruit, 12 cm x 9 cm, provide a great option for stuffing and roasting. In cooler areas they require a warm, sheltered position. Suitable for growing in containers. 40 seeds
An Italian style capsicum that is early, very productive and suitable for cooler climates. A sweet capsicum that is 20 cm long and 5-7 cm wide at the shoulders. Fruit ripens from green to a dark crimson red. Plant in a sheltered spot with full sun to maximise the early yields. 15 seeds.
An unusual capsicum for its rich chocolate brown colour. It is also remarkably early, crops well and tolerates cool nights. Smooth, medium-small, tapered capsicums. Mild flavour with medium thick flesh that is red under the skin. Ripen from green to brown. 15 seeds.
A great smaller style carrot that produces an early yield. This variety has excellent sweet, orange roots that are cylindrical with a thin core, making them super tender. One of the best baby or ‘finger’ carrots. A good variety for sites with heavier soils or a shallow top soil. Suitable for freezing. 1,000 seeds.
A carrot as white as snow!! This carrot has a mild sweet flavour and is almost coreless. When mature it grows to about 20 cm long, it is also suited to baby carrot harvesting as it has a very crisp, delicate flavour. The shoulders can get a green tinge if out of the ground, hill up if this is not wanted. 400 seeds.
Wow man. Blow your friends away with this example of how carrots looked before they were bred to be orange. This 15-18 cm totally purple-skinned carrot with a yellow-orange core and long, cylindrical shape has a sweet and spicy taste raw or cooked. About 250 seeds.
This French variety produces many, small, round carrots up to golf ball size. A fast maturing type very easily grown in shallow soils. Great for children's vegie gardens. Carrots do best in fertile, well drained soil, but do not like fresh manures. In summer they require plenty of deep watering. Good companion plant with peas, lettuces and onions. 500 seeds