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Question about your order? See our COVID 19 Update here. Online orders are currently only open to members only. Orders are taking a minimum of 2-3 weeks to despatch based on current reduced-workplace COVID restrictions. Our response times to email and phone messages are between 10-15 business days.

LETTUCE 'RED VELVET'

LETTUCE 'RED VELVET'

Lactuca sativa
Member $3.95
A striking ornamental loose-leaf lettuce with velvety maroon leaves. A favourite at Heronswood as well as Seed Savers, where is was reintroduced due to popular demand. Cut-and-come-again. Harvest in 8 weeks.
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SEEDS: S144

Growing Information

Sow in punnets in All Seasons
Height To 30cm
Position in FULL SUN
200 Seeds Per Packet
HARDY ANNUAL
Space at 30cm
Thirsty plant
88% Germination Rate

Growing Tips

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

LETTUCE 'RED VELVET'

Lactuca sativa
Member $3.95
A striking ornamental loose-leaf lettuce with velvety maroon leaves. A favourite at Heronswood as well as Seed Savers, where is was reintroduced due to popular demand. Cut-and-come-again. Harvest in 8 weeks.
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SEEDS: S144
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COCKTAIL PEAR 'SAN GIOVANNI'
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PLANTS: WPESA
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TURMERIC - Bulb
TURMERIC - Bulb
BULBS: BTUME
An Indian spice that will grow in any frost free area. Best planted in November, with canna-like leaves emerging from the rhizome in late spring-early summer. Rhizomes are mild when dug during the growing season, stronger after the leaves have died down in the autumn. A very productive plant.
Member $9.95
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VERBENA BONARIENSIS 3 PACK
VERBENA BONARIENSIS 3 PACK
PLANTS: PVEB3
Possibly one of the most valuable of summer flowering plants. This beauty from Brazil threads its stiffly upright stems through other perennials, floating hundreds of amethyst hemispheres of bloom. Ideal for the back of the border where it softens the outline of its garden companions. Potentially invasive in disturbed bushland.
Member $17.95
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2yr membership +FREE vegie seeds
2yr membership +FREE vegie seeds
Membership: MNE2VS
Grow the best tasting vegies with free Beetroot 'Bulls Blood', Tomato 'Tigerella', Cucumber 'Double Yield' and Zucchini 'Black Beauty' seeds (one packet of each, valued at $21).
Member $79.00
Non-Member $79.00
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