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ASPARAGUS 'SWEET PURPLE'

ASPARAGUS 'SWEET PURPLE'

Asparagus officinalis
Member $3.95
Non-Member $4.95
With a 20% higher sugar content than the green asparagus this purple variety of asparagus has a wonderful mild earthy flavour when cooked or eaten raw. Cut spears back in second year to increase harvest.
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SEEDS: S0072

Growing Information

Sow in punnets in Autumn-Spring
Height To 120cm
Position in FULL SUN
20 Seeds Per Packet
HARDY PERENNIAL
Space at 50cm
Seasonal watering as necessary
87% Germination Rate

Growing Tips

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

ASPARAGUS 'SWEET PURPLE'

Asparagus officinalis
Member $3.95
Non-Member $4.95
With a 20% higher sugar content than the green asparagus this purple variety of asparagus has a wonderful mild earthy flavour when cooked or eaten raw. Cut spears back in second year to increase harvest.
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SEEDS: S0072
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LETTUCE 'CRISP MINT'
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SEEDS: S1271
An outstanding variety with excellent flavour and crisp, minty green leaves. Seed Savers in the US have over 200 varieties of lettuce and rate this as one of their best.
Member $3.95
Non-Member $4.95
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BABY LEAF PROVENCAL MIX
BABY LEAF PROVENCAL MIX
SEEDS: S374
Chervil, endive, roquette and lettuce. Hints of pepper and aniseed and the bitter sweet combination of baby lettuce and endive. The complexity of flavours is reminiscent of Provence. 20g
Member $5.95
Non-Member $7.50
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Magnificent pearl mushroom kit
Magnificent pearl mushroom kit
BULBS: BMMP
Magnificent Pearl is an oyster mushroom that can be grown all year round. This kit produces large Blue/ Grey mushrooms which are valued for their velvety texture and sweet nutty flavour.
Member $29.95
Non-Member $35.00
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2 year membership  + Free Seed Sowing Poster and 2 seed packets
2 year membership + Free Seed Sowing Poster and 2 seed packets
Membership: MNE2SP2
A beautifully illustrated heirloom ‘sow what when’ poster for all areas of Australia so that you'll never have to think about what to sow this month again! You will also receive some free Cauliflower 'Mini' and Kale 'Red Russian' seeds to get your garden started.
Member $79.00
Non-Member $79.00
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