***OK TAS*** (Pisum sativum) Heirloom dating back to 1891. Also known as "Telephone'. Climbing type to 2m. Highly productive producing abundant,
(Amaranthus gangeticus) Heirloom. Broad, vivid red, dented leaves. Used to add intense colour to salads, or used like spinach, in soups, or as stir-
(Spinacia oleracea) Heirloom. Heavily crinkled, dark green leaves. Slow to bolt; tolerates dry, hot weather. Hardy. Attractive variety. 40-60 da
(Brassica napus) Introduced around 1915. Round, globed root to 15cm across with light yellow skin, purple top & fine-grained yellow flesh. Used cooke
***NOT TO TAS*** (Pisum sativum) English heirloom dating back to 1876; also known as 'Little Marvel', or 'Early Dwarf'. One of the earliest maturi
(Cucumis melo) Heirloom from the Amish community. Oval fruit 20cm across with sweet, orange flesh & thick rind. Tolerates wide range of conditions.
(Cucurbita maxima) Family heirloom handed to Anna Swartz in the 1950's. Small to medium, dark blue-green, mottled skinned fruit to 2-4kg, with very
(Beta vulgaris) Old Italian heirloom; also known as 'Italian Silver Rib'. Excellent flavour. Attractive, vigorous plant with wide, white stems & cr
(Cucurbita maxima) Australian heirloom. Large, yellow fruit with thick, dry, orange flesh & small seed cavity. Weighs up to 6kg. Stores well. 90-
(Beta vulgaris) Dwarf variety of silverbeet with glossy, dark green leaves & thick white stem. Harvest individual leaves for use as 'baby spinach',
(Cucurbita moschata) Rare & unusual Japanese heirloom. Highly attractive, small to medium, flattened round fruit with heavy ribbing. Begins black in
(Raphanus sativus) Originating from Spain since around 16th century; first introduced to english market prior to 1824. Also known as 'Ramolaccio', o
(Cucurbita maxima) Heirloom. Blue-grey, warted, oval fruit, with thick, bright orange-yellow, fine textured flesh. Stores well. Used in pies, bake
(Cucurbita moschata) Heirloom. Large, mottled green/grey pumpkin with thick orange flesh up to 2.5kg produced on sprawling vine. Very high yields.
(Allium cepa) Heirloom. Spring Onion type, grown for its long white stems & small bulb. 60-70 days. 600 seeds
***NOT TO TAS, WA*** Fast growing, climbing plant producing attractive pinkish / blue flowers in mid to late Summer. May be grown on a trellis in th
(Cucurbita moschata) Similar to regular butternut pumpkin but with a much longer neck. Ideal for soups, pies, or roasting. Great for spiralising.
(Beta vulgaris) Heirloom. Large, dark-green leaves with crimson red stems & veins. Attractive in the garden - crimson colour deepens with cooler we
(Raphanus sativus) Oval radish to 4cm, with red skin & crisp white flesh. Mild flavoured, withstands cooler temperatures. 25-40 days. 480 seeds
(Raphanus sativus) Originating in Holland prior to 1949. Oval radish, with cherry red skin & crisp white flesh. Mild flavoured, withstands cooler t
(Cichorium intybus) Italian heirloom. Long, green indented leaves with mild flavour. Young leaves used in salads or cooked like spinach. Mature pl
(Cichorium italiko rosso) Italian heirloom. Deeply toothed, upright, bright red-veined green leaves. A savoury leaf resembling 'Red Rib' Dandelion
(Chicorium intybus) Belgian heirloom dating back to mid 1800’s. Also known as Belgian Endive. Medium-dark green leaves, with inner leaves & hearts
(Cucurbita ficifolia) South American heirloom. Also known as 'Fig-Leaf Gourd', 'Malabar Gourd', 'Siam Pumpkin', 'Thai Marrow', 'Shark Fin Melon', 'Ch
(Raphanus sativus) Heirloom dating back to 1840 & first introduced by Jesuit missionaries. Smooth pink-rose coloured skin with crisp white flesh; 5c
(Cucurbita moschata) Japanese heirloom first introduced into European market by Aggeler & Musser Seed Co in 1922. Medium, dull orange, globe shaped,
(Valerianella olitoria) Also known as 'Mache' or 'Lambs Lettuce'. Delicate rosettes of green, smooth, spoon-shaped leaves. Pick outside leaves as r
(Lepidium sativum) Annual. Dark green, curled leaves with peppery flavour. Used as sprouts, or left to mature in garden - leaves picked as required
(Cucurbita pepo) American heirloom dating back to 1722. English records also describe a similar (possibly the same) squash from 1591. Also known as
(Raphanus sativus) Large, white root 40-50cm long. Japanese variety. Use in salads, stir-fry, pickles or cooked. Useful in breaking up the soil.
(Raphanus sativus) Heirloom from Northern China. Also known as 'Green Meat'. Unusual and rare radish with long green roots to 20cm in length, and b
(Chicorium intybus) Heirloom. Dark green leaf with bright red stem & mid-vein. Attractive variety. High in nutrients - has four times the nutritiv
(Raphanus sativus) Heirloom. Annual. Round radish with a mixture of different colours including red, pink, purple & white. Harvest in 3-4 weeks.
***NOT TO TAS*** (Pisum sativum) German heirloom dating back to 1850's. Handed to us & named after a passionate Tasmanian gardener who had kept the
(Cucumis melo) Heirloom introduced in 1886 by W. Atlee Burpee Company from seed obtained from William Voorbees of Benzie County. Dark green, slightl
(Raphanus sativus) Italian heirloom. Long, pointed root with bright red skin & crisp white flesh. Mild flavour with good texture. 28-30 days. 350
(Beta vulgaris) Heirloom dating back to 1750. Also known as 'Burpees Large Ribbed'. Large, light to deep green, crinkled leaves to 25cm across, wit
(Raphanus sativus) Heirloom dating back to 1865. Scarlet coloured roots with white tip & blunt end. Length 5-9cm with spicy hot flavour. Popular v
(Cucumis melo) Heirloom first introduced in 1787. Small melon to 1kg with sweet, thick, deep-orange, flesh, and small seed cavity. Flesh has deep,
(Raphanus sativus) Heirloom originating from Germany during the 1800's. Very popular with the Amish. Large, globe-shaped crimson coloured roots gro
(Spinacia oleracea) Heirloom also known as 'Giant Thick Leaf'. Very large, thick, smooth, dark-green, pointed & semi-savoyed leaves up to 25cm acros
(Raphanus sativus) Polish heirloom. Golden yellow skinned root with crisp white flesh & mild to medium pungent flavour, but not overly peppery. Slo
***NOT TO TAS*** (Pisum sativum) Heirloom. Popular variety. Bush type growing from 75-100cm. Heavy producer with pods 5-7cm in length. 65 days.
(Raphanus sativus) Pure white skin, with firm, crisp flesh & dark green leaves. 25-30 days. 600 seeds
(Cucumis melo) Vine. Popular variety. Netted skin with delicious orange flesh. Disease resistant. Developed by a Japanese market gardener around
(Pastinaca sativa) Heirloom also known as 'Early Short' or 'Jung's White Sugar'. Smooth, white roots to 30cm long with sweet, nutty flavour & tender,
(Cucumis melo) Heirloom first introduced by Elmer James Healy of St. Francisville, Illinois in 1952. Large, elongated, heavily netted melon weighing
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