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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Carnation- Grenadin White

Carnation- Grenadin White

Dianthus carophyllis, 80 seeds

  • Perennial 60cm
  • Fragrant white double flowers

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.00

Mustard Greens- Tender Green

Mustard Greens- Tender Green

Brassica juncea, 150 seeds

  • Annual
  • Can be used as a green manure

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

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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

Cabbage, Savoy- Green Vertus

Cabbage, Savoy- Green Vertus

Brassica oleracea, 100 seeds

  • Leaf vegetable
  • Large heads to 2.5kg

 

Sow: Early spring, late summer and autumn

$1.00

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- Watermelon

Radish- Watermelon

Raphanus sativus, 75 seeds

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

 

Sow: Spring, autumn and winter

$1.20

Radish- Fire Candle

Radish- Fire Candle

Raphanus sativus, 100 seeds

  • Root vegetable
  • Long tapered bright red roots

 

Sow: Spring, summer, autumn and winter

$1.00

Onion- Gladalan White

Onion- Gladalan White

Allium cepa, 60 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Medium to large 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

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Cabbage, Chinese- Michihili

Cabbage, Chinese- Michihili

Brassica pekinensis, 120 seeds

  • Leaf vegetable
  • Sweet and tender

 

Sow: Early spring, late summer and autumn

$1.00

Bunching Onion- Straight Leaf

Bunching Onion- Straight Leaf

Allium fistulosum, 120 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Popular variety

 

Sow: Autumn, winter and spring

$1.00

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

Carrot- Atomic Red

Carrot- Atomic Red

Daucas carota, 150 seeds

  • Root vegetable
  • Red carrots to 20cm

 

Sow: Spring, summer and autumn

$1.20

Carrot- Solar Yellow

Carrot- Solar Yellow

Daucas carota, 150 seeds

  • Root vegetable
  • Yellow roots growing to 18cm

 

Sow: Spring, summer and autumn

$1.10

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

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

Mustard, Black

Mustard, Black

Brassica nigra, 150 seeds

  • Annual
  • Grown for its seeds

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.00

Gypsophila- Covent Garden

Gypsophila- Covent Garden

Gypsophila elegans, 350 seeds

  • Annual, 45cm
  • Annual Baby's Breath

 

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

$1.00

Kohl Rabi- White Vienna

Kohl Rabi- White Vienna

Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes, 100 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Excellent flavour

 

Sow: Spring, summer and autumn

$1.00

Radish- China Rose

Radish- China Rose

Raphanus sativus, 125 seeds

  • Root vegetable
  • Attractive rose coloured skin

 

Sow: Spring, autumn and winter

$1.00

Fenugreek

Fenugreek

Trigonella foenum-graecum, 70 seeds

  • Annual 60cm
  • Medicinal and culinary herb

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

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Carnation- Chabaud Superb Finest Mix

Carnation- Chabaud Superb Finest Mix

Dianthus carophyllis, 80 seeds

  • Perennial 60cm
  • Large double flowers

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.00

Carrot- Baby Amsterdam

Carrot- Baby Amsterdam

Daucas carota, 200 seeds

  • Root vegetable
  • Good variety for baby carrots

 

Sow: Spring, summer 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