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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 3 - 4 weeks to despatch based on current reduced-workplace COVID restrictions. Our response times to email and phone messages are between 10-15 business days.

CUCUMBER 'CRYSTAL APPLE'

CUCUMBER 'CRYSTAL APPLE'

Cucumis sativus
Member $3.95
We have managed to track down the original strain of this iconic Australian heirloom. Our cucumber has white skin, delicious citrusy flesh and is the size of a small apple, just like the ones described in the best Australian seed catalogues in the 1930's.
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SEEDS: S1042

Growing Information

Sow direct in Spring
Height To 30cm
Position in FULL SUN
30 Seeds Per Packet
TENDER ANNUAL
Space at 70cm
Thirsty plant
85% Germination Rate

Growing Tips

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

CUCUMBER 'CRYSTAL APPLE'

Cucumis sativus
Member $3.95
We have managed to track down the original strain of this iconic Australian heirloom. Our cucumber has white skin, delicious citrusy flesh and is the size of a small apple, just like the ones described in the best Australian seed catalogues in the 1930's.
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SEEDS: S1042
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Australian Fruit and Vegetable Garden
Australian Fruit and Vegetable Garden
BOOKS: AAUFV
The best guide to growing both fruit and vegetables in the Australian backyard. Written by Diggers Founder, Clive Blazey details over 240 vegetables and herbs, and 188 fruits, nuts and berries. Shows how you can convert your lawn into a food garden and set up a mini plot of vegetables and fruit for small backyards and all climates. Explains how ...
Member $34.95
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TOMATO TASTE TEST WINNERS COLLECTION
TOMATO TASTE TEST WINNERS COLLECTION
SEEDS: S263
We know our tomatoes! For over 30 years Diggers has been trialling and tasting tomatoes and we now believe we have the tastiest range on offer in Australia. This selection rated tops in the largest taste test we have ever run at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show. Collection includes Tommy Toe, Pink Bumble Bee, Jaune Flamme, Waps...
Member $14.95
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HEIRLOOM LEGENDS COLLECTION
HEIRLOOM LEGENDS COLLECTION
SEEDS: S281
If you are just starting out with heirloooms, or just can't make up your mind, then let us do the choosing for you with this selection of our iconic heirlooms. Collection includes 1 packet each of: Lazy Housewife Bean, Purple Dragon Carrot, Tommy Toe Tomato, Golden Bantam Corn (Not WA) (WA - Pumpkin Heirloom Mix), Moon & Stars Watermelon, Five C...
Member $19.95
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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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