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Heirloom Vegetables

Our vegetable selections are almost entirely heirlooms from the rich gardening traditions of Italy, France and America as well as here in Australia.

Through years of trialing, we present the very best heirloom vegetables for backyard gardeners.

2021-2022 Heirloom Seed Annual out now!

Categories in Heirloom Vegetables
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A YEAR OF VEGIES - SEED BOX
A YEAR OF VEGIES - SEED BOX
SEEDS: S921
18 SEED PACKETS: The gift that keeps on giving for a year. This collection will guarantee 12 months of heirloom vegies. The recipient will receive seeds for each season ensuring a supply of heirloom vegetables. The pack contains a total of 18 packets of vegetables seeds, sowing advice, seedling labels and recipes for each harvest.
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ASIAN GREENS COLLECTION
ASIAN GREENS COLLECTION
SEEDS: SAGC
MEMBERS SAVE Easy collection of direct sow Asian Greens including Mizuna Red and Lime Streaks, Coriander, Tatsoi, Broccoli Kailann, ornamental Red Pak Choy (F1)
Member $14.95
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ASPARAGUS 'MARY WASHINGTON'
ASPARAGUS 'MARY WASHINGTON'
SEEDS: S006
This traditional open-pollinated variety is still a garden favourite. Mary Washington is a proven performer due to its vigour and good resistance to rust. Abundant slender spears producedduring spring. Grow in the dark to produce the highly prized white spears.
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BROAD BEAN 'AQUADULCE'
BROAD BEAN 'AQUADULCE'
SEEDS: S009
A heavy cropping early strain with fragrant black and white flowers. Wonderful emerald green beans are one of the first treasures of the spring harvest. Tender beans delicous either braised or fresh in salads or dips. Older beans can be blanched and peeled for treasure inside. Plus like all members of the legume family, Broad Beans are one of th...
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CAPSICUM 'GILBOA ORANGE'
CAPSICUM 'GILBOA ORANGE'
SEEDS: S0642
Large, glossy, bright orange fruit that is more resistant to pests and disease than other varieties. The thick succululent flesh is deliciously sweet either cooked or raw.
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CAPSICUM 'SWEET CHOCOLATE' ORGANIC
CAPSICUM 'SWEET CHOCOLATE' ORGANIC
SEEDS: S063
A succulent sweet capsicum with thick flesh, dark chocolate on the outside, and deep burgundy inside when fully ripe. Harvest in 12 weeks from transplant. Yields around 1 kilo of fruit per plant.
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CARROT 'BLACK NEBULA'
CARROT 'BLACK NEBULA'
SEEDS: S069
Purple with a white core, this stunning dark carrot makes the tastiest carrot juice. It's easy to grow and maintains its colour after cooking – making for some pretty spectacular carrot soup! Their purple colour comes from a high concentration of anthocyanins, which are powerful antioxidants. If plants are left too long in the garden, enjoy thei...
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CARROT 'OXHEART'
CARROT 'OXHEART'
SEEDS: S068
A French heirloom carrot dating back to the late 1880s, this short, fat carrot is perfect for heavy or shallow soils, pushing its way through soils that other carrots simply would not tolerate. Excellent for beginner gardeners or those still working on their soils, this short variety is also suitable for pots and container gardening. Excellent f...
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CHICKPEA ORGANIC
CHICKPEA ORGANIC
SEEDS: S395
The perfect multi-purpose crop. This spring planting legume makes a great drought tolerant, nitrogen fixing green manure. Tips and leaves can be pinched off to use in salads and stir fries. Plants that are left to mature will produce pods containing delicious and nutritious chick peas which can be eaten green or left to dry and use in your own t...
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CHILLI 'EARLY JALAPENO'
CHILLI 'EARLY JALAPENO'
SEEDS: S0933
A high-yielding and compact chilli variety, the 'Early Jalape¤o' is a great, hot addition to the summer vegetable patch. Originating in Mexico, this variety has several uses in the heat-seeking kitchen especially for slicing and pickling but also stuffing as Southern favourite 'poppers'. Can be grown in large pots for the space conscious.
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CORN 'ONTOS OVAL WHITE POPCORN' Organic
CORN 'ONTOS OVAL WHITE POPCORN' Organic
SEEDS: S107
An Australian heirloom white popcorn brought to our shores by Fred Koch from Arkansas, USA in 1974. A white corn which Fred says "is all puff with no rough", the oval shaped white corn kernels have less fibrous matter at the base, giving your fluffy white popcorn, perfect for the sprinkle of salt or daub of butter.
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EGGPLANT 'CASPER'
EGGPLANT 'CASPER'
SEEDS: S083
The friendly ghost of eggplants, unusual white skin, delightfully sweet smokey flavour when grilled or roasted. Compact, just 40cm high, and high yielding - just perfect for small gardens. Yields roughly 9 fruit per plant. Harvest in 9 weeks from transplant.
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EGGPLANT 'VIOLETTA DI FIRENZE'
EGGPLANT 'VIOLETTA DI FIRENZE'
SEEDS: S1161
Plump Italian queen of heirloom eggplants. Translates as 'Purple from Florence'. Creamy bitterless texture to hefty ruffled tear drop shaped fruit which are stunning from garden to table. Perfect size for a substantial meal.
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GREEN SOY BEAN
GREEN SOY BEAN
SEEDS: S030
These small fuzzy pods contain nutritious, nutty-tasting soy beans. A perfect accompaniment to serve with beer or for the health conscious to use in making tofu.
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HEIRLOOM TOMATO SEED COLLECTION
HEIRLOOM TOMATO SEED COLLECTION
SEEDS: SHTC
Our premier heirloom varieties in a rainbow of colours. Includes ‘Tommy Toe’, ‘Lemon Drop’, ‘Rose de Berne’, ‘Jaune Flamme’, ‘Wapsipinicon Peach’, ‘Black Krim’ and ‘Mortgage Lifter’.
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KALE 'DWARF BLUE SCOTCH'
KALE 'DWARF BLUE SCOTCH'
SEEDS: S1204
A handsome compact kale with tight frilly blue-green leaves. This one never gets bitter no matter how hot or cold it gets. Unlike other brassicas this kale can stand up to the heat and will produce right through spring and into summer, rewarding you with vitamin packed leaves for months.
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KALE 'HALBHOHER GRUNER'
KALE 'HALBHOHER GRUNER'
SEEDS: S1214
Kale is incredibly popular in Germany and this variety translates to `semi-high green curly'. Cold and frost tolerant. Ideal for autumn sowings. Crinkly bright green leaves are tightly frilled making this a very ornamental variety
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PEA 'SUGAR SNAP' - CLIMBING
PEA 'SUGAR SNAP' - CLIMBING
SEEDS: S174
Shell for full size peas, or eat pod and all. Yields 230g per plant. Edible pods.
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PRODUCTIVE PATCH VEGETABLE COLLECTION
PRODUCTIVE PATCH VEGETABLE COLLECTION
SEEDS: SPPC
Grow our highest yielding varieties to provide you with a bumper backyard harvest. Ideal vegetable starter kit to form the backbone of your vegie garden throughout the year. This collection includes 8 packets of seed, one packet each of: Zucchini 'Tromboncino', Broccoli 'Green Sprouting', Capsicum Traffic Light Mix, Cucumber 'Mini Muncher', Pea ...
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RADISH 'DAIKON WHITE MIYASHIGE' ORGANIC
RADISH 'DAIKON WHITE MIYASHIGE' ORGANIC
SEEDS: S1971
This Japanese radish variety refers to the spherical or cylindrical forms. 'White Miyashige' is know for its sweet and classic daikon root. This form is juicy and flavourful, excellent as a pickled accompaniment or addition to Asian salads and best loved on Vietnamese banh mi rolls. Harvest when 25cm long. A 'winter radish' best planted in autum...
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RADISH 'PINK LADY SLIPPER'
RADISH 'PINK LADY SLIPPER'
SEEDS: S193
Pink Lady Slipper is a charming yet robust addition to our radish offerings. Its crisp texture and mild pungency made it a taste test winner. The roots are an attractive pink colour, elongated with a blunt tip and slender taproot. In addition, this radish maintains its crisp texture and mild flavor for a stunning 40+ days from sowing! Matures in...
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ROCKMELON 'KAZAKH'
ROCKMELON 'KAZAKH'
SEEDS: S2012
Flavorsome and compact exclusive new release. Originating from ancient Kazarkhstan, he vine has scalloped leaves and fruit with a distinctive yellow tint and a mottled green texture. Highly regarded in the Diggers Melon Taste Test. A prolific yield with an average of 14 fruit per plant. Fruit have a sweet pale flesh green towards the rind and th...
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ROCKMELON 'SHARLYN' ORGANIC
ROCKMELON 'SHARLYN' ORGANIC
SEEDS: S201
Winner of our 2016-17 Rockmelon trial, Sharlyn resembles an elongated cantaloupe but with a more restrained balance of sweetness. Its pale orange flesh is soft near the center and more firm near the rind. Its aromatics are both floral and fruity. Sharlyn melons have a short shelf- life and should be eaten within a week of harvesting when ripe. 1...
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ROQUETTE 'APOLLO'
ROQUETTE 'APOLLO'
SEEDS: S003
We love the large round fleshy leaves of Apollo as they spice up salads and are so quick and easy to grow and harvest.
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Waves of Blue cut flower collection
Waves of Blue cut flower collection
SEEDS: S912
Produces nature's finest, enchanting shades of blues and whites. Freshly picked, gathered and hand arranged, these plants give a long-lasting, elegant floral arrangement that is sure to impress. Includes Delphinium Butterfly Mix, Blue Sea Holly, Salvia Blue Monday and False Queen Anne's Lace.
Member $9.95
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CITRUS STARTER PACK
CITRUS STARTER PACK
PLANTS: WCITSP
If you’re thinking about growing your own citrus at home, this is the ultimate starter collection. We’ve combined five of our favourite varieties to help you create your own citrus grove, including one plant each of Orange ‘Lane’s Late’, Lemon ‘Prior Lisbon’, Lime ‘Tahitian’, Tangelo ‘Minneola’ and Mandarin ‘Imperial’. Once established, you’ll b...
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2 year membership + Garden Calendar and 2 Seed Packets
2 year membership + Garden Calendar and 2 Seed Packets
Membership: MNE2CA2
Join the club and receive an exclusive gift, valued at $30. A stunning calendar featuring key dates, a guide to which seeds to sow each month and plenty of space to add your own events. Plus two free packets of some popular seeds – Tomato 'Black Cherry' and Lettuce Heirloom Mix.
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