Vegetable Seeds Catalogue
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
A large, bright orange carrot with lots of flavour. This very sweet and juicy variety will mature in 10-15 weeks. 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. 600 seeds
An old fashioned, golden yellow variety with a greenish core producing very large but tender and juicy roots. 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. 300 seeds
A carrot for all the seasons! A popular orange variety that grows to 22 cm long, with a tapered end. Large, crunchy and full of flavour – just what you want from any home grown carrot. For winter eating sow in late summer or early autumn in a well-drained soil/position to prevent the roots cracking. Has good disease resistance. 800 seeds.
CARROT ‘Deep Purple’ F1 Daucus carota var. sativus
A carrot that is purple all the way to the core. Most other purple carrots have just purple skin or flesh, not this one it’s purple through and through. A sweet carrot that retains its colour though the cooking process. Beware though a purple carrot soup is a sight to behold!! Treated seed. 200 seeds.
A smooth skinned carrot with plenty of crunch & a sweet flavour. One of the earliest & most popular med-long sized carrots. Young carrots are tender and can be used as ‘baby’ carrots. Early Nantes crops well in all soils, even in heavier soils it will produce a long orange root provided the soil does not dry out. Fork soil over well for best results. 700 seeds.
A 15-20 cm dark-purple carrot with an orange core. Crisp and crunchy with a sweet flavour that would even help clear the haze from Jimi H’s eyes. A long carrot, thick at the top, tapering to a point. Strong growing and holds well in the ground. Great raw or cooked (colour fades when cooked). Treated seed. 200 seeds.
Liven up your dinner plate and wow your worms with this fabulous mix of colourful carrots. These carrots come in a mix of orange, red, yellow, purple and white. Slice, dice, grate or even juice them for a colourful palette. All varieties have great flavour. 200 seeds.
An old time favourite with gardeners as it is reliable, produces a good yield and has a sweet, crisp flavour. Use them fresh or cooked. The roots are bright orange, cylindrical with a tapered end. They average 15cm long. About 500 seeds.
A popular home garden variety producing a solid medium sized head of white curds. Use raw, steamed, cooked or freeze for later use. Sow at regular intervals from late winter (indoors) to late summer for successive harvests. Harvest summer heads promptly to avoid them opening up. 120 seed.
A striking heirloom addition to your vegetable patch. The 0.8 - 1 kg heads are an eye catching purple in the garden, once cooked they turn a bright green. ‘Purple Sicily’ has a tight head, is easy to grow, slow to run to seed and packed full of minerals and anti-oxidants that are associated with the purple colour. Italian heirloom. 250 seeds.