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.

 

 



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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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- Watermelon

Radish- Watermelon

Raphanus sativus, 75 seeds

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

 

Sow: Spring, autumn and winter

$1.20

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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Mustard Greens- Wasabi

Mustard Greens- Wasabi

Brassica juncea, 130 seeds

  • Annual
  • Most commonly used for baby leaf production

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.00

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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Onion- Gladalan Brown

Onion- Gladalan Brown

Allium cepa, 60 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Medium to large bulbs

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$1.00

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

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- Winter Ishikura

Bunching Onion- Winter Ishikura

Allium fistulosum, 120 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Long stalks to 45cm

 

Sow: Autumn, winter and early spring

$1.00

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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Alfalfa

Alfalfa

Medicago sativa

  • Fresh nutty flavour and crisp texture
  • Quick growing

NOT TO WA

From $5.25

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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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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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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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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

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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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- Californian Red

Onion- Californian Red

Allium cepa, 60 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Mild flavour

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$1.10

Onion- Spring Pompei

Onion- Spring Pompei

Allium cepa, 75 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Small bulbs

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$1.00

Snow Pea Sprouts

Snow Pea Sprouts

Pisum sativum

  • Snow Pea for sprouting
  • Quick growing

NOT TO TAS

From $4.00

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Fenugreek

Fenugreek

Trigonella foenum-graecum, 70 seeds

  • Annual 60cm
  • Medicinal and culinary herb

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

From $1.00

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Mustard, Black

Mustard, Black

Brassica nigra, 150 seeds

  • Annual
  • Grown for its seeds

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.00

Onion- Creamgold

Onion- Creamgold

Allium cepa, 70 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Large bulbs

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$1.00