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ALBINO

ALBINO

(Beta vulgaris) Originating in Holland. Pure white, round root with tender, mild flavour. Slightly sweeter than red varieties. Green leaves also u

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AQUA DULCE

AQUA DULCE

(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

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ARGENTEUIL

ARGENTEUIL

(Asparagus officinalis) French heirloom. Large, purple-tipped, creamy white, very thick (up to 2cm across) spears with mild, sweet flavour. Appear

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BEETROOT - HEIRLOOM MIX

BEETROOT - HEIRLOOM MIX

(Beta vulgaris) Mix of heirloom beets of various colours & shapes including Bulls Blood, Burpee's Golden Globe, Chioggia, Crosby's Egyptian Flat, Cyl

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BLACK SOYBEAN

BLACK SOYBEAN

***NOT TO WA*** (Glycine max) Rare & unusual black coated soybean with white centre. Richer and sweeter flavor compared to the traditional green/ta

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BLACK VALENTINE

BLACK VALENTINE

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom first introduced in 1897 by Peter Henderson & Co. Long, slender, slightly curved green beans 12-15cm long with shiny,

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BLUE LAKE

BLUE LAKE

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom dating back to 1885, developed in the Blue Lake area around Urich, California. Straight, stringless, bright dark-green

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BLUE SPECKLED TEPARY

BLUE SPECKLED TEPARY

(Phaseolus acutifolius) Ancient heirloom. Small pods producing tan and blue-grey spotted beans which resemble a small pebble. Unique, mild flavor c

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BROCCOLI RAAB - Spring Rapinni

BROCCOLI RAAB - Spring Rapinni

(Brassica rapa) A descendent of a wild herb & a relative to the turnip with flowering heads similar in shape to classic broccoli. Commonly used in S

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BULLS BLOOD

BULLS BLOOD

(Beta vulgaris) American heirloom dating back to 1900's & originally grown for its attractive leaves. Attractive, deep-red foliage displaying a dark

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BURDOCK - TAKINOGAWA LONG

BURDOCK - TAKINOGAWA LONG

(Arctium lappa) Heirloom. Biennial. Edible roots 30-60cm long; stalks also eaten. Delicious flavour. Use like carrots; fresh in salads, stir-fry,

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BURPEE'S GOLDEN GLOBE

BURPEE'S GOLDEN GLOBE

(Beta vulgaris var. crassa) Heirloom first introduced by W. Atlee Burpee Company in 1828. Dark, golden coloured roots with deep yellow, tender & mil

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CHEROKEE WAX

CHEROKEE WAX

(Phaseolus nanus) Butter Bean. Vigorous, heavy producer, bright yellow, straight, flat pods to 18cm, black seed when mature. Stringless at all stag

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CHIOGGIA

CHIOGGIA

(Beta vulgaris) Heirloom, first introduced in the mid 1840's and originating from Italy. Nicknamed the 'Candycane Beet'. Slightly flattened root wi

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COLES DWARF

COLES DWARF

(Vicia faba) Compact bush to 1m tall. Heavy producer with pods to 20cm. 80-90 days. 55 seeds

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CRIMSON FLOWERED

CRIMSON FLOWERED

(Vicia faba) Rare, heirloom variety dating back to 1778. Highly attractive, crimson coloured flowers producing green, medium sized, flat pods. Flowe

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CROSBY'S EGYPTIAN FLAT

CROSBY'S EGYPTIAN FLAT

(Beta vulgaris)Heirloom dating back prior to 1885 and named after Josiah Crosby, a Boston market gardener. Purplish red, flattened root which forms l

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CYLINDRA

CYLINDRA

(Beta vulgaris) Heirloom, originally from Denmark dating back prior to 1880. Long cylindrical root 15-25cm, uniform dark red, excellent for slicing.

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DETROIT DARK RED

DETROIT DARK RED

(Beta vulgaris) Heirloom first introduced by D M Ferry & Co in 1892, Canada. Globe shape, dark-red roots to 80mm with excellent flavour. Prolific.

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DI CICCO

DI CICCO

(Brassica oleracea) Italian heirloom dating back prior to 1890. Tight, compact, bluish-green heads, producing many side shoots. Stores well. Produ

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DRAGONS TONGUE (Bean)

DRAGONS TONGUE (Bean)

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Dutch heirloom. Long, slender bean to 18cm with rich, heavy purple fleck produced on compact bush to 70cm high. Excellent flav

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EARLY BLOOD TURNIP

EARLY BLOOD TURNIP

(Beta vulgaris) One of the oldest surviving varieties from 18th century England. When cooked, the root gives off a thick, red juice which is similar

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EARLY WONDER

EARLY WONDER

(Beta vulgaris) Heirloom & a descendant of the 19th century 'Early Blood Turnip'. Flattened red globe bulbs, with light zones. Bright green tops.

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EGYPTIAN

EGYPTIAN

(Vicia faba) Small seeded beans produced on plant with short stems. Ideal for windy areas. Beans able to be eaten freshly podded or left to mature

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FLAGRANO

FLAGRANO

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Popularly known as 'The Caviar of Beans'. French heirloom originating in the 1800's & considered a delicacy in Europe. Small,

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FODDER BEET - MAMMOTH MIX

FODDER BEET - MAMMOTH MIX

(Beta vulgaris) Also known as 'Mangel' & traditionally widely used across Europe as cattle feed as early as 1500's. Includes Red Mammoth, Giant Whit

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GOLDEN DETROIT

GOLDEN DETROIT

(Beta vulgaris) Large, golden orange, rounded roots with similar flavour & texture as red beetroot but do not bleed when cut. Sweet when harvested a

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GREEN GLOBE

GREEN GLOBE

(Cynara scolymus) Heirloom dating back to 1859. Perennial. Silver-green plant, 90-180cm tall. Produces edible flower buds (artichokes) in 1.5 year

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GREEN SPROUTING CALABRESE

GREEN SPROUTING CALABRESE

(Brassica oleracea) Heirloom first introduced to America by Italian immigrants prior to 1880. Compact, dark-green head up to 20cm across. Bush cont

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IDELIGHT

IDELIGHT

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Also known as 'Gourmet Delight'. Green, round, stringless bean to 15cm in length. Produces over a long period. Disease resist

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KENTUCKY WONDER

KENTUCKY WONDER

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom dating back to 1864; originally known as 'Old Homestead' but later renamed 'Kentucky Wonder' due to its size which was

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LAZY WIFE

LAZY WIFE

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom dating back to 1810 in Germany. Green, round, pods to 20cm long, with little string even when mature. Tall growing bu

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LONG ISLAND IMPROVED

LONG ISLAND IMPROVED

(Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera) Heirloom dating back to 1890 & the main commercial sprout until the introduction of hybrid varieties. Produces 50

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LOWRY'S NATURAL SALT

LOWRY'S NATURAL SALT

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom. Long, fleshy, slighly flattened, light green pods with faint purple streak. 35 seeds

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MANGEL WURZEL

MANGEL WURZEL

(Beta vulgaris) European heirloom dating back to 1767. Also known as 'Mangold' or 'Mangel Beet'. Large, oval root up to 24kg with orange-yellow ski

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MARY WASHINGTON

MARY WASHINGTON

(Asparagus officinalis) Heirloom. Perennial. Long, straight spears with tight tips. Popular variety. Harvest in approx. 2-3 years. Continuous pi

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PRIZEWINNER

PRIZEWINNER

(Phaseolus coccineus) Heirloom. Long, flat, green, straight, tender pods 20-30cm staying succulent on the vine until harvest. Green beans harvested

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PROVIDER

PROVIDER

(Phaseolus nanus) Originally introduced in 1965 by Dr. Hoffman of South Carolina. Compact bush producing abundant, stringless green beans 12-15cm le

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PURPLE DE JESI

PURPLE DE JESI

(Cynara scolymus) Heirloom. Perennial. Similar to Green Globe with purplish-green heads. 30 seeds

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PURPLE KING

PURPLE KING

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom, also known as 'Blue Coco'. Straight, flat, bright purple bean to 18cm, heavy bearing, producing over many weeks; chan

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PURPLE SPROUTING EARLY

PURPLE SPROUTING EARLY

(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

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RATTLESNAKE

RATTLESNAKE

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom also known as 'Preacher Bean'. Plant to 3m tall with attractive purple flowers producing long, thin green pods with pu

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RED KIDNEY

RED KIDNEY

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Dwarf variety. Large kidney shaped, deep red beans so named for their visual resemblance in shape and color to a kidney. Used

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RED RIBS (Brussel Sprouts)

RED RIBS (Brussel Sprouts)

(Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera) Heirloom. Small, round, compact, red heads with mild, nutty flavour. Loses some colour with cooking. 80-110 da

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REX

REX

(Vicia faba) Rare heirloom from a grower who provided us with seed from his ‘Uncle Rex’ who had diligently saved this seed year after year. Very old

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ROCQUENCOURT

ROCQUENCOURT

(Phaseolus vulgaris) French heirloom named after the farming village of Rocquencourt near Versailles. Yellow bean with buttery flavour remaining cri

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ROMANESCO

ROMANESCO

(Brassica oleracea var. italica) Italian heirloom. Medium sized, light green head, with spiraling pattern. Attractive variety with excellent taste &

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ROYAL BURGUNDY

ROYAL BURGUNDY

(Phaseolus nanus) Purple, round, stringless pods with white seeds, 12-15cm in length with firm texture and excellent flavour. Resistant to common be

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SCARLET EMPEROR

SCARLET EMPEROR

(Phaseolus coccineus) Perennial - Scarlet Runner type also known as 'Seven Year Bean'. Vigorous vine with scarlet coloured flowers; produces numerou

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SNAKE - RED DRAGON

SNAKE - RED DRAGON

(Vigna sesquipedalis) Long, thin, green bean with red seeds. Flavour similar to asparagus. Grown out from seed obtained from a Vietnamese market ga

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SNAKE - RED YARD LONG

SNAKE - RED YARD LONG

(Vigna sesquipedalis) Bright red, long, thin bean with green centre & nutty flavour when picked young. Easy to harvest & process due to colour & len

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SUGARBEET

SUGARBEET

(Beta vulgaris) Heirloom; also known as 'Sugar Mangel'. Biennial. Root grown for its sugar content (18-20%). Used for extracting sugar, sweetening p

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SUNSET

SUNSET

(Phaseolus coccineus) Perennial - Runner type also known as 'Seven Year Bean'. Vigorous vine with salmon coloured flowers; produces numerous large,

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TURKISH DELIGHT

TURKISH DELIGHT

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Handed to us by a Turkish man at the Canberra Tip Shop & saved by his family for generations. Large green, stringless, flat pod

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VERMONT CRANBERRY

VERMONT CRANBERRY

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom from New England dating back prior to 1800's. Long, green, speckled pods to 15cm. When left to mature, contains oval,

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WALTHAM 29

WALTHAM 29

(Brassica oleracea var. italica) Calabrese type with medium to large heads 15cm across on compact plant, ideal for smaller gardens. Excellent flavou

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WHITE DUTCH RUNNER

WHITE DUTCH RUNNER

(Phaseolus coccineus) Heirloom from the Netherlands dating back to 1700's from John Withee's famous bean collection via Old Sturbridge Village. Also

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WHITE SPROUTING

WHITE SPROUTING

(Brassica oleracea var. italica) Heirloom. Creamy, white, tender flower heads with mild flavour. Prolific. Eat white flower head and surrounding l

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WINDSOR LONG POD

WINDSOR LONG POD

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Prolific cropping; flat pods 18-20cm. Popular garden variety. Stringless when picked early.

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WINGED BEAN

WINGED BEAN

(Psophocarpus tetragonolobus) Tropical vine. Green, winged pods. Pods, flowers, leaves, stems, dried & roots used in stir-fry, salads etc. Seeds m

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YAM BEAN - JICAMA

YAM BEAN - JICAMA

(Pachyrhizus erosus) Heirloom from Mexico & Central America. Topical legume vine cultivated for its large, fleshy tuberous roots. Note: Flowers &

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