Suitable for Containers
‘Horn of the Bull’. Heritage (Italian)€2.25Corno di Toro Giallo peppers have thin skin and thick walls and ripen to a golden-yellow. With a sweet, crisp, full-bodied flavour they are so popular that they have spawned an almost fanatical following.
‘Horn of the Bull’. Heritage (Italian)€2.25With a sweet, crisp, full-bodied flavour and a full, tapered shape, the gorgeous deep crimson sweet pepper ‘Horn of the Bull’ grow up to 25cm long. These uncommon peppers are a traditional favorite of Italy. Suitable for the greenhouse or outdoors.
Heritage (USA, Introduced 1928)€1.95
'Golden Californian Wonder' is the widely adapted standard variety, a favorite with gardeners and widely used for commercial production. The plant does well in both cool and warm weather. It consistently produces large yields of blocky, four-lobed thick-walled fruit that is mild and sweet, tender and flavourful.
Incredibly sweet and beautiful, Sweet Pepper 'Golden Marconi’ have a wonderful taste and feature sweet skin, medium thick flesh and a mild and juicy flavour. The vigorous, productive plants produce long and slender fruits that are tapered to a blunt end. The fruits look elegantly beautiful on the plant.
Sweet Pepper, Red Horn Pepper€1.95
Sweet Pepper ‘Marconi Red’ is an Italian bred variety. Maturing a little later than regular bell peppers, they produce much sweeter and tastier fruits. This variety is often used for roasting and frying but also tastes wonderful when eaten fresh. It grows very well in unheated greenhouses or in pots on a sunny patio.
Japanese or Chinese Basil, Purple Mint.€2.20Shiso ‘Akajiso’ the red leaf variety of Perilla is used extensively in Japan to season vegetables, rice, soups, fish, etc. It has a wonderful complex aroma, the taste is almost always said to be quite hard to describe - the words cinnamon, basil, anise, and citrus pop up in the attempts.
Japanese or Chinese Basil€2.20
Shiso ‘Aoshiso’ leaves make for exquisite decoration. It is finely sliced with ginger and added to salads, sautéed vegetables, sashimi, tempura and sushi. Available either red or green, the red having more of an anise flavour and slightly less spicy than the green variety, which tastes more like cinnamon.
Perilla 'Britton' or 'Briton'
Japanese or Chinese Basil€2.20
Sometimes referred to as Perilla 'Britton' and called ‘Hojiso’ in Japan, this less typical form of Perilla has beautiful bi-coloured leaves. The serrated, red-veined leaves are green on top and deep purple-red underneath.
Cape Gooseberry, Inca Berry, Goldenberry€2.10
The Cape Gooseberry is a useful small crop for the home garden. The fruit is expensive to purchase as it is labour intensive in commercial plantings. Very easy to grow from seed, it can overwinter outdoors in mild areas or when grown in favoured positions such as the foot of a sunny wall.
Winter Squash, Minature Pumpkin€2.10
Baby Boo is a charming, all-white, miniature pumpkin that is popularly used for table arrangements for Weddings, or for Halloween and for Xmas. Children love them because of their miniature size and they make wonderful Halloween 'Ghosts'!
Winter Squash, Minature Pumpkin€1.95
Rated the best miniature pumpkin ‘Munchkin’ has a bright tangerine-orange colour with deep sutures. Although it is tempting to grow them for their looks alone, they make fantastic eating. The pretty, small, abundant fruits have flesh that is reminiscent of sweet chestnut.
Punica granatum nana€2.95The Dwarf Pomegranate is one of the best compact, ornamental shrubs for courtyards and small gardens, its compact size makes it suitable to containers. Producing breathtaking orange/red trumpet-shaped flowers which are followed by orange/red fruit.Summer Purslane, Garden purslane.
Ancient Crop. In use since the 1600's€1.85
Summer Purslane was highly esteemed and cultivated in Europe as far back as the Middle Ages, but is now cultivated only for specialised connoisseurs.This wonderfully succulent and cooling herb has tangy leaves make a very nice contrast, in texture as well as taste to other salad leaves.Summer Purslane, Garden purslane.
Ancient Crop. In use since the 1600's€1.75
This highly esteemed ancient crop can be used raw in salads, sautéed as a side dish or cooked like spinach. Summer Purslane has a crispy texture you would expect from a succulent and an interesting nutty, peppery flavour. It is salty on the tongue.Summer Purslane, Garden purslane.
Ancient Crop. In use since the 1600's€2.00This highly esteemed ancient crop can be used raw in salads, sautéed as a side dish or cooked like spinach. Summer Purslane has a crispy texture you would expect from a succulent and an interesting nutty, peppery flavour. It is salty on the tongue. Organic seeds.Miner's Lettuce, Indian Lettuce€1.75
This incredibly succulent, melt-in-your-mouth raw salad green has recently gained popularity in the gourmet greens world, attracting both world class growers and chefs. Best used fresh and tiny, these elegant leaves bring a rich, tart-creaminess to delicate, micro-green salads.Miner's Lettuce, Indian Lettuce€1.85
Out of stockMiner’s Lettuce may not sound like the most appetising of edibles. But if you were a miner during the California Gold Rush, the sight of these plants emerging from the soft soil would have been as welcome as a plethora of gold nuggets. It appears in the early spring, when you are hungry for something fresh, the winter crops are quite exhausted but the lettuces aren’t quite ready. Organic SeedsAmerican Mountain Mint€1.95
This attractive plant will be equally at home in the flower border or keeping company with the sage and thyme in your herb garden. Delightfully aromatic, the floral-peppermint scent is subtly different from other mints. Mountain mint is a great nectar plant, its honey is much sought after.Winter Radish.
Heritage variety (Europe 1558)€1.50
The Black Spanish radish is a unique variety with a inky black, thick skin that resembles that of a rhinoceros. But that craggy, tough exterior is what protects the tender, spicy, crisp, pure-white flesh. They are reliable, last forever in the garden and in storage, and are one of the easiest things you will ever grow.Winter Radish.
Heritage variety (Europe 1558)€2.00Radishes are a particularly varied group. Many vary greatly from the crisp, magenta balls that we are used to serving on our salad plates, to the Black Spanish radish which represents a particular specialty. We are, at long last now to be able to offer Organic Seed.Globe Radish€1.65
The globe shaped roots of Radish ‘Cherry Belle’ have appealing bright red skins, smooth white flesh and a crisp, crunchy texture. This fast maturing variety is reliable and versatile, producing early crops of sweet and succulent, mildly flavoured radish.Globe Radish€2.00
Out of stockThe globe shaped roots of Radish ‘Cherry Belle’ have appealing bright red skins, smooth white flesh and a crisp, crunchy texture. This fast maturing variety is reliable and versatile, producing early crops of sweet and succulent, mildly flavoured radish. Organic Seeds.Globe Radish€2.15
A first in this colour break for rounded radishes Radish 'Diana' is a unique round radish with distinctive purple skin and a white tip. Resistant to cracking and bolting, harvest in just 35 to 40 days and enjoy the beautiful two-toned roots from spring until autumn.Heritage variety (Introduced before 1885)€1.75French Breakfast 3 is a solid, sweet, cylindrical shaped radish that sports crimson shoulders and a white tip. Quick-growing with crisp, tender roots and a sweet mild flavour. Suitable for planting from spring through to autumn even on the smallest city lot.