Spring and Summer Seed Collection Pack of 10
Growing vegetables from seed is both rewarding and relaxing. Enjoy chemical-free produce, harvested fresh from your garden, all year round.
The Spring and Summer Veggie Seed Collection offers ten of the best vegetable varieties to grow during the warmer months. These heirloom varieties are well-loved favourites in home gardens.
- Capsicum – Californian Wonder
- Tomato – Cherry Camp Joy
- Carrot – Nantes
- Beans – Blue Lake
- Pumpkin – Butternut Waltham
- Rocket – Cultivated
- Eggplant – Black Beauty
- Cucumber – Lebanese
- Corn – Jolly Roger
- Zucchini – Black Beauty
Capsicum Californian Wonder
Californian Wonder is the original bell type, sweet capsicum that grows up to 10 cm. It is heavy-bearing, productive, and suitable for container growing. The thick walls make it an ideal variety for stuffed capsicum dishes. Consume raw in salads, wraps, and sandwiches, or add to stir-fries. Days to harvest: Approximately 75.
Tomato Cherry Camp Joy
Cherry Camp is a full-flavoured cherry tomato that grows in large, heavy clusters of fruit with tomatoes up to 35mm. Juicy and delicious flavour. Fast to ripen and easy to grow. Good disease resistance and highly productive indeterminate variety. Days to harvest: Approximately 80 days.
Nantes is an heirloom carrot variety that comes from France. This popular variety has bright orange skin, grows to 15 – 20 cm, and is almost coreless. Sweet and crisp, Nantes can be eaten raw in salads or added to stir-fries, soups, carrot cake, or juiced. It can be grown as a baby carrot or microgreens. Days to harvest: Approximately 70 days.
Beans – Blue Lake
Climbing Blue Lake is a stringless bean that grows up to 15 cm and grows well in warm conditions. It is highly productive and produces over an extended period. The tender flavour and crispy texture make it ideal for raw food dishes. Add to soups, stir-fries, and stews. Days to harvest: Approximately 65 – 80 days.
Pumpkin – Butternut Waltham
Waltham butternut pumpkin is a compact, bell-shaped, heirloom pumpkin that weighs up to 2 kg and has a length of up to 22 cm. It has a light orange colour and sweet and nutty flavour. This variety stores well. Days to harvest: Approximately 80 – 110 days.
Rocket is an easy and fast-growing leafy-green vegetable. Suitable for growing in containers or small garden beds. Grow it as cut and come again and harvest fresh rocket leaves as needed. Rocket has a tangy, spicy flavor that enhances the taste of salads, sandwiches, pizzas, Italian dishes, and cooked dishes. Days to harvest: Approximately 21 days for baby leaf and 45 days for full maturity.
Eggplant Black Beauty
Black Beauty is an easy-to-grow, prolific, and reliable eggplant variety. The smooth, dark purple fruit grows up to 15 cm and weighs up to 1 kg. Suitable for grilling, baking, or stuffing. Ideal for a range of Mediterranean dishes. It grows as an annual in cooler climates and perennial in tropical conditions. Days to harvest: Approximately 75.
Cucumber Lebanese Muncher
Lebanese Muncher is an heirloom burpless cucumber growing up to 20 cm long. This thin-skinned variety is tender and crisp and has an excellent flavour. Highly productive and early bearing. Suitable for pickling and slicing. Days to harvest: Approximately 65.
Corn Jolly Roger
Jolly Roger is an open-pollinated, Australian heirloom sweet corn variety. Due to its low starch content, it has a sweeter flavour than most open-pollinated varieties. Highly productive and early bearing. Two cobs per corn plant. Days to harvest: Approximately 70 – 90 days.
Zucchini Black Beauty
Black Beauty is an heirloom bush variety of zucchini that grows best in warm conditions. The glossy, dark green fruit grows up to 15 cm long. It is highly productive and early bearing. Pick often to promote more fruit. Days to harvest: Approximately 50 – 65 days.