Cereal & Grains
Calaloo , Chinese Spinach, Yin choi, Lin Choi€1.75
Amaranth 'Green Giant' is a vigorous selection that produces slightly savoyed, large mid green leaves. With a mild spinach flavour, the leaves can be used at babyleaf stage for salad or garnish, or at maturity for steamed vegetable or soups. The gluten free, protein rich seeds can be eaten as a grain, perfect for vegetarians and vegans.
Chinese Spinach, Yin choi, Lin Choi€1.75
Amaranth 'Passion' has attractive oval, mid-green leaves that are streaked through with shades of red and purple. Easy to grow and tolerant of wide-ranging conditions. Its soft leaves are a great addition to salads and, like spinach they melt delectably when cooked. The plants are very ornamental and also look good in the border
Chinese Spinach, Calaloo, Yin choi, Lin Choi€1.75
Most gardeners are familiar with ornamental amaranth, but few realise that this plant is a delicious nutritional powerhouse. In the hot summer months, when growing spinach is near impossible, amaranth thrives. A favorite with chefs, Amaranth tricolor ‘Red Army’ is an intense cherry red selection with a delicate pea-like flavour. Use at babyleaf stage for salad or garnish, or leave to mature for steamed vegetable or soups.
Early variety. Supersweet.€2.70Sweetcorn Earlybird F1 is one of the earliest maturing Supersweet varieties currently available. It has improved tolerance to cold soil. Extremely popular with home gardeners, it reliably produces good yields of uniform cobs that are deliciously sweet. RHS AGM.
Mid Season variety. Super Sugar enhanced€2.55Originally bred for the UK climate, Sweetcorn 'F1 Goldcrest' is a very reliable mid season variety, with improved tolerance to cold soil and a clean tidy plant habit that has excellent husk tip protection, Goldcrest will impress with its improved flavour and golden-yellow long cobs. RHS AGM.
Miniature corn, mini-corn, baby corn, candle corn€2.45
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These bite-sized delicacies can be eaten raw in salads, lightly steamed for tender whole cobs or sliced length ways and added to stir-fries. Minipop F1' is a sweet and tasty variety which is very easy from seed and does not require pollination to produce delicious mini cobs.