Seeds to sow in early Winter- Cool Climates

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

View our sowing chart to see exact recommended sowing times and climate map.

 

 



Onion- Gladalan Brown

Onion- Gladalan Brown

Allium cepa, 60 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Medium to large bulbs

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$1.00

GREEN MANURE- Autumn and Winter Mix

GREEN MANURE- Autumn and Winter Mix

Contains a mix of varieties

  • Improves soil
  • 1kg covers approximately 250 square meters.

NOT TO WA OR TAS 

Sow: Autumn and winter

From $6.00

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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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Mustard Greens- Wasabi

Mustard Greens- Wasabi

Brassica juncea, 130 seeds

  • Annual
  • Most commonly used for baby leaf production

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.00

Rat-Tailed Radish

Rat-Tailed Radish

Raphanus sativus, 65 seeds

  • Grown for its edible seed pods
  • Asian vegetable

 

Sow: Spring and summer

$1.10

Onion- Californian Red

Onion- Californian Red

Allium cepa, 60 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Mild flavour

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$1.10

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)

From $1.00

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Sugarsnap Pea- Sugar Bon

Sugarsnap Pea- Sugar Bon

Pisum sativum, 35 seeds

  • Climbing sugarsnap
  • Sweet edible pods

NOT TO TAS 

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

From $1.50

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Onion- Long Tropea Red

Onion- Long Tropea Red

Allium cepa, 75 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Medium to large long red bulbs

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$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

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

From $1.00

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Radish- Purple Plum

Radish- Purple Plum

Raphanus sativus, 75 seeds

  • Root vegetable
  • Purple skin with white flesh

 

Sow: Spring, summer, autumn and winter

$1.00

Bunching Onion- Straight Leaf

Bunching Onion- Straight Leaf

Allium fistulosum, 120 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Popular variety

 

Sow: Autumn, winter and spring

$1.00

Onion- Pukekohe Long Keeper

Onion- Pukekohe Long Keeper

Allium cepa, 75 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Medium

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$1.00

Radish- White Icicle

Radish- White Icicle

Raphanus sativus, 95 seeds

  • Root vegetable
  • Mild flavour

 

Sow: Spring, summer, autumn and winter

$1.00

Chinese Mustard Greens- Gai Choi

Chinese Mustard Greens- Gai Choi

Brassica juncea, 150 seeds

  • Leaf vegetable/salad green
  • Quick growing

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.00

Onion- Creamgold

Onion- Creamgold

Allium cepa, 70 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Large bulbs

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$1.00

Bunching Onion- White Lisbon

Bunching Onion- White Lisbon

Allium cepa, 75 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Mild sweet flavour

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$1.00