Seeds to sow in late Winter- Cool Climates

Below are some of the most popular herbs, vegetables and flowers that are sown in late Winter in cool climates.  This list is not complete.  Browse this website for more varieties.

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Spinach- Perpetual Gator

Spinach- Perpetual Gator

Beta vulgaris, 50 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Leaf beet "Perpetual spinach"

 

Sow: Spring, summer and autumn (or anytime outside of frost)

$1.00

Radish- Champion

Radish- Champion

Raphanus sativus, 95 seeds

  • Root vegetable
  • Cherry Belle

 

Sow: Spring, summer, autumn and winter

From $1.00

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Carrot- All seasons

Carrot- All seasons

Daucas carota, 160 seeds

  • Root vegetable
  • Good disease resistance

 

Sow: Spring, summer and autumn (and winter with moderate results)

From $1.00

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Radish- French Breakfast

Radish- French Breakfast

Raphanus sativus, 115 seeds

  • Root vegetable
  • Rose/scarlet colour roots with white tip

 

Sow: Spring, summer, autumn and winter

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Mustard Greens- Wasabi

Mustard Greens- Wasabi

Brassica juncea, 130 seeds

  • Annual
  • Most commonly used for baby leaf production

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.00

Chinese Cabbage, Pak Choi - White Stem

Chinese Cabbage, Pak Choi - White Stem

Brassica rapa, 100 seeds

  • Tender white stems
  • Good for microgreens

 

Sow: Spring, autumn (and summer in cool and moderate climates)

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Radish- Watermelon

Radish- Watermelon

Raphanus sativus, 75 seeds

  • White roots with red/pink interior
  • Sweet and crisp

 

Sow: Spring, autumn and winter

$1.20

Pea- Greenfeast

Pea- Greenfeast

Pisum sativum, 35 seeds

  • Dwarf (Bush)
  • Sweet tasting

NOT TO TAS

Sow: Late summer, autumn(and spring in cool climates)

From $1.50

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Snow Pea- Mammoth Melting

Snow Pea- Mammoth Melting

Pisum sativum, 35 seeds

  • Climbing Snowpea
  • Sweet and tender

NOT TO TAS

Sow: Late summer, autumn(and spring in cool climates)

From $1.50

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Carnation- Grenadin White

Carnation- Grenadin White

Dianthus carophyllis, 80 seeds

  • Perennial 60cm
  • Fragrant white double flowers

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.00

Parsnip- Hollow Crown

Parsnip- Hollow Crown

Pastinaca sativa, 70 seeds

  • Root vegetable
  • Long tapered roots

 

Sow: Late winter, spring and summer

$1.00

Cabbage- Red Dutch

Cabbage- Red Dutch

Brassica oleracea var. capitata, 95 seeds

  • Leaf vegetable
  • Large red heads growing to 3.5kg

 

Sow: Spring and early summer(and late summer and autumn in warm climates)

$1.00

Onion- Gladalan Brown

Onion- Gladalan Brown

Allium cepa, 60 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Medium to large bulbs

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$1.00

Cabbage- Golden Acre

Cabbage- Golden Acre

Brassica oleracea var. capitata, 90 seeds

  • Leaf vegetable
  • Small heads growing up to 1.6kg

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

From $1.00

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Spinach- Amsterdam Giant

Spinach- Amsterdam Giant

Spinacea oleracea, 25 seeds

  • Leaf vegetable
  • Large dark green leaves

 

Sow: Autumn, winter and spring

From $1.00

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Bunching Onion- Evergreen Bunching

Bunching Onion- Evergreen Bunching

Allium fistulosum, 120 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Long slender white/green stalks

 

Sow: Autumn, winter and spring

$1.00

Spinach- Bloomsdale Long Standing

Spinach- Bloomsdale Long Standing

Spinacea oleracea, 25 seeds

  • Leaf vegetable
  • High yielding variety

 

Sow: Autumn, winter, spring and summer (anytime outside of extreme conditions)

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Sugarsnap Pea- Cascadia

Sugarsnap Pea- Cascadia

Pisum sativum, 35 seeds

  • Climbing sugarsnap
  • Sweet edible pods to 8cm long

NOT TO TAS

Sow: Late summer, autumn(and spring in cool climates)

From $1.60

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Carnation- King of the Blacks

Carnation- King of the Blacks

Dianthus carophyllis, 80 seeds

  • Perennial 50cm
  • Very dark purple flowers

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.00

Carrot- Atomic Red

Carrot- Atomic Red

Daucas carota, 150 seeds

  • Root vegetable
  • Red carrots to 20cm

 

Sow: Spring, summer and autumn

$1.20

Gypsophila- Rosea

Gypsophila- Rosea

Gypsophila elegans, 350 seeds

  • Annual, 45cm
  • Annual Baby's Breath

 

Sow: Spring, summer, autumn or anytime outside of frost or extreme heat

$1.00

Mustard Greens- Red Giant

Mustard Greens- Red Giant

Brassica juncea, 150 seeds

  • Good for baby leaf & microgreens
  • Grown for its large red, slightly savoyed leaves

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

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Radish- Black Spanish Round

Radish- Black Spanish Round

Raphanus sativus, 100 seeds

  • Root vegetable
  • Heirloom variety from the 1500's

 

Sow: Spring, summer, autumn and winter

From $1.50

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Snow Pea- Oregon Sugar Pod

Snow Pea- Oregon Sugar Pod

Pisum sativum, 35 seeds

  • Dwarf plants to 90cm
  • Sweet and crispy pods

NOT TO TAS

Sow: Late summer, autumn(and spring in cool climates)

From $1.50

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