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BROAD BEAN 'CRIMSON FLOWERED' ORGANIC

BROAD BEAN 'CRIMSON FLOWERED' ORGANIC

Vicia faba
Member $4.95
ORGANIC! A Diggers exclusive and our favourite broad bean. Crimson flowers brighten the garden in winter and are followed by succulent pods. A precious heirloom recovered by Diggers from Norfolk Island, where it was originally planted by convicts in 1788.
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SEEDS: S008

Growing Information

Sow direct in Autumn-Spring
Height To 100cm
Position in FULL SUN
12 Seeds Per Packet
HARDY ANNUAL
Space at 20cm
Thirsty plant
95% Germination Rate

Growing Tips

Read the seed packet to find out how far apart to sow your seeds.

BROAD BEAN 'CRIMSON FLOWERED' ORGANIC

Vicia faba
Member $4.95
ORGANIC! A Diggers exclusive and our favourite broad bean. Crimson flowers brighten the garden in winter and are followed by succulent pods. A precious heirloom recovered by Diggers from Norfolk Island, where it was originally planted by convicts in 1788.
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SEEDS: S008
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SEEDS: S168
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SEEDS: S209
Dazzling, colourful and extremely nutritious. Midribs of red, orange, yellow, pink or white make this the perfect fountaining accent plant for any flower or vegetable garden. Listed in Vilmorin's Vegetable Garden 1888, and also called Rainbow Chard we grew this for its re-introduction into the US for What's Old is New, where it became a best sel...
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BROCCOLI 'ROMANESCO' ORGANIC
BROCCOLI 'ROMANESCO' ORGANIC
SEEDS: S051
A true geometric wonder of the heirloom world. These beautiful lime-green broccoli heads have a delicate flavour and feature a unique spiralling pattern. Ready to harvest 10-14 weeks from transplant. Heads grow up to 1kg. Does not produce side-shoots.
Member $4.25
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SOLANUM WENDLANDII
SOLANUM WENDLANDII
PLANTS: WSOW
This rare climber just loves the heat. Huge frilly heads of lavender flowers cover it for five months and are dramatically framed by glossy leaves. Plant beside a north-facing wall in the south where it's deciduous. Evergreen in the subtropics.
Member $19.95
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STRAWBERRY 'CHANDLER' POTTED
STRAWBERRY 'CHANDLER' POTTED
PLANTS: PSTCHP
The most delicious of all the large fruited strawberries. Huge berries up to 60g are produced in profusion in summer. Easy to grow in most climates, these have to be the chef's choice. 82/100 in our taste tests.
Member $6.95
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2yr membership +FREE vegie seeds
2yr membership +FREE vegie seeds
Membership: MNE2VS
Grow the best tasting vegies with free Tomato 'Tigerella, Beetroot 'Bulls Blood, Silverbeet 'Fordhook' and Spring Onion 'Red' seeds (one packet of each, valued at $21).
Member $79.00
Non-Member $79.00
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