(Pisum sativum) Heirloom dating back to 1891. Also known as "Telephone'. Climbing type to 2m. Highly productive producing abundant, dark-green, ve
(Amaranthus gangeticus) Heirloom. Broad, vivid red, dented leaves. Used to add intense colour to salads, or used like spinach, in soups, or as stir-
(Daucas carota) Heirloom. Orange, blunt-ended, cylindrical roots 13-15cm in length. Resistant to splitting & cracking. 70-80 days.
(Vicia faba) Heirloom dating back to 1844 & also known as 'Leviathan Long Pod'. Long pods to 25-40cm & up to 5cm wide with nutty flavour. Short pla
(Momordica charantia) Also known as 'Bitter Melon', 'Karalla' & 'Balsam Pear'. Pale green, heavily warted fruits with tapered ends & crisp, tender t
(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom first introduced in 1897 by Peter Henderson & Co. Long, slender, slightly curved green beans 12-15cm long with shiny,
(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom dating back to 1885, developed in the Blue Lake area around Urich, California. Straight, stringless, bright dark-green
(Arctium lappa) Heirloom. Biennial. Edible roots 30-60cm long; stalks also eaten. Delicious flavour. Use like carrots; fresh in salads, stir-fry,
(Cucurbita moschata) Heirloom dating back to 1827. Rare. Creamy, yellow, bottle shaped fruit (similar to 'Waltham Butternut') witha curved neck & sm
(Apium graveolens var. rapaceum) Bulb has white flesh which discolours less than other varieties when cooked. Bulb, stems & leaves used. Will grow
(Phaseolus nanus) Butter Bean. Vigorous, heavy producer, bright yellow, straight, flat pods to 18cm, black seed when mature. Stringless at all stag
(Beta vulgaris) Heirloom, first introduced in the mid 1840's and originating from Italy. Nicknamed the 'Candycane Beet'. Slightly flattened root wi
(Vicia faba) Compact bush to 1m tall. Heavy producer with pods to 20cm. 80-90 days. 55 seeds
(Brassica oleracea) Heirloom. Round, compact, green heads 2-2.5kg in weight. Matures early. Especially suited to cooler summers. Excellent variet
(Citrullus lanatus) Developed by Dr. Hall from Kansas. Also known as 'Green & White Ruby'. Large, round, light green melon with dark green stripes
(Beta vulgaris) Heirloom, originally from Denmark dating back prior to 1880. Long cylindrical root 15-25cm, uniform dark red, excellent for slicing.
(Beta vulgaris) Heirloom first introduced by D M Ferry & Co in 1892, Canada. Globe shape, dark-red roots to 80mm with excellent flavour. Prolific.
(Brassica oleracea) Italian heirloom dating back prior to 1890. Tight, compact, bluish-green heads, producing many side shoots. Stores well. Produ
(Beta vulgaris) Heirloom & a descendant of the 19th century 'Early Blood Turnip'. Flattened red globe bulbs, with light zones. Bright green tops.
(Phaseolus vulgaris) Popularly known as 'The Caviar of Beans'. French heirloom originating in the 1800's & considered a delicacy in Europe. Small,
(Beta vulgaris) Heirloom dating back to 1750. Also known as 'Burpees Large Ribbed'. Large, light to deep green, crinkled leaves to 25cm across, wit
(Cynara scolymus) Heirloom dating back to 1859. Perennial. Silver-green plant, 90-180cm tall. Produces edible flower buds (artichokes) in 1.5 year
(Phaseolus nanus) Also known as 'Gourmet Delight'. Green, round, stringless bean to 15cm in length. Produces over a long period. Disease resistant
(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom dating back to 1864; originally known as 'Old Homestead' but later renamed 'Kentucky Wonder' due to its size which was
(Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera) Heirloom dating back to 1890 & the main commercial sprout until the introduction of hybrid varieties. Produces 50
(Asparagus officinalis) Heirloom. Perennial. Long, straight spears with tight tips. Popular variety. Harvest in approx. 2-3 years. Continuous pi
(Pisum sativum) Dwarf type; bush 60-75cm high. Matures quickly. Suited to cold areas, hardy bush, disease resistant. Pick when pods have filled ou
***NOT TO TAS*** (Pisum sativum var. macrocarpon) Heirloom dating back prior to 1906 in North America. Climbing type to 2-3m. Stringless pods,
(Brassica oleracea, Brassica rapa, Brassica juncea, Brassica japonica) A mix of leaves which excels during the cooler winter months. Leaves harveste
(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom also known as 'Kwintus' or 'Early Riser'. Large, flat green pod 2-3cm wide & up to 20cm long with white seeds, sweet f
***NOT TO TAS*** (Pisum sativum) Bush type to 70cm with smooth flat pods. Used raw, in salads, or cooked. Resistant to disease and bears heavil
(Pisum sativum) Large, sweet, flat pods to 13cm long & almost 3cm across on plant to 1m high. Early variety producing over a long season. Produces w
(Phaseolus nanus) Originally introduced in 1965 by Dr. Hoffman of South Carolina. Compact bush producing abundant, stringless green beans 12-15cm le
(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom, also known as 'Blue Coco'. Straight, flat, bright purple bean to 18cm, heavy bearing, producing over many weeks; chan
(Brassica oleracea var. italica) English heirloom dating back to mid 1777. Grown for the harvest of its tasty, purple side shoots which turn green u
(Allium fistulosum) Attractive, bright red stems & dark green tops to 70cm high with mild, sweet flavour. Forms no bulb. Use in salads or cooked. Es
(Lens culinaris) Heirloom. Annual. Small, broad, flat pods containing 1-2 edible seeds produced on bush to 60cm high. Hardy - will tolerate poor
(Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera) Heirloom. Small, round, compact, red heads with mild, nutty flavour. Loses some colour with cooking. 80-110 da
(Phaseolus nanus) Purple, round, stringless pods with white seeds, 12-15cm in length with firm texture and excellent flavour. Resistant to common be
(Phaseolus coccineus) Perennial - Scarlet Runner type also known as 'Seven Year Bean'. Vigorous vine with scarlet coloured flowers; produces numerou
***NOT TO TAS*** (Pisum sativum) Sweet, edible, stringless green pods to 75mm, bushy type, prolific bearer, bears early. Pick when pods have fil
(Allium cepa) Huge, flattened, light brown bulb up to 500g with sweet (high sugar content), low pungency flesh and crisp, juicy layers. Excellent fo
(Cucurbita moschata) Pear shaped fruit to 30cm with smooth light brown skin & small seed cavity. Rich, dry, orange flesh with nutty flavour. Easy t
(Beta vulgaris) Heirloom. Large, white root which retains sweet flavour when cooked. A great choice for avoiding 'staining' from beet juices with s
(Phaseolus nanus) Prolific cropping; flat pods 18-20cm. Popular garden variety. Stringless when picked early.
***NOT TO TAS*** (Pisum sativum) Climbing type 1.5-2.0m producing large, flat pods with khaki-green seeds. Grown for both pods & peas which have
(Brassica juncea) Thick, dark green, heavily crumpled, oval leaves. Similar in appearance to Tatsoi, but with more crumpled leaves. Quick to grow.
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