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.

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

 

 



Broad Bean- Aquadulce (Long Pod)

Broad Bean- Aquadulce (Long Pod)

Vicia faba, 10 seeds

  • Pods to 25cm
  • Excellent flavour

 

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

From $1.75

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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

$1.25

Cabbage, Chinese- Michihili

Cabbage, Chinese- Michihili

Brassica pekinensis, 120 seeds

  • Leaf vegetable
  • Sweet and tender

 

Sow: Early spring, late summer and autumn

$1.25

Cabbage, Chinese- Pak Choi- Green

Cabbage, Chinese- Pak Choi- Green

Brassica chinensis, 100 seeds

  • Leaf vegetable
  • Thick round leaves

 

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

$1.25

Cabbage, Chinese- Tokyo Bekana

Cabbage, Chinese- Tokyo Bekana

Brassica rapa pekinensis, 100 seeds

  • Leaf vegetable
  • Great lettuce alternative

 

Sow: Spring, autumn and summer

$1.25

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

$1.25

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 $1.25

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Cabbage- Red Express

Cabbage- Red Express

Brassica oleracea, 100 seeds

  • Leaf vegetable
  • Compact heads from 1 to 2kg

 

Sow: Early spring, late summer and autumn

$1.50

Cabbage- Red Sprouting

Cabbage- Red Sprouting

Brassica oleracea

  • Red Cabbage for sprouts and microgreens
  • Mild and sweet cabbage flavour

 

From $9.50

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Carnation- Chabaud Superb Finest Mix

Carnation- Chabaud Superb Finest Mix

Dianthus caryophyllus, 80 seeds

  • Perennial 60cm
  • Large double flowers

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.25

Carnation- Grenadin White

Carnation- Grenadin White

Dianthus caryophyllus, 80 seeds

  • Perennial 60cm
  • Fragrant white double flowers

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.25

Carnation- King of the Blacks

Carnation- King of the Blacks

Dianthus caryophyllus, 80 seeds

  • Perennial 50cm
  • Very dark purple flowers

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.25

Carrot- Baby Amsterdam

Carrot- Baby Amsterdam

Daucus carota, 200 seeds

  • Root vegetable
  • Good variety for baby carrots

 

Sow: Spring, summer and autumn

$1.25

Carrot- Chantenay Red Cored

Carrot- Chantenay Red Cored

Daucus carota, 150 seeds

  • Root vegetable
  • Short red/orange roots

 

Sow: Spring, summer and autumn

$1.25

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)

From $1.25

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Fenugreek

Fenugreek

Trigonella foenum-graecum, 70 seeds

  • Annual 60cm
  • Medicinal and culinary herb

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

From $1.25

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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

$1.25

Gypsophila- Elegans Mixed

Gypsophila- Elegans Mixed

Gypsophila elegans, 350 seeds

  • Annual 45cm
  • Annual Baby's Breath

 

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

$1.25

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

$1.25

Kohlrabi- White Vienna

Kohlrabi- White Vienna

Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes, 100 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Excellent flavour

 

Sow: Spring, summer and autumn

$1.25

Mizuna

Mizuna

Brassica juncea var. japonica, 110 seeds

  • Salad green/leaf vegetable
  • Mild but spicy flavour

 

Sow: Autumn, winter and spring

From $1.25

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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 $1.25

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Mustard Greens- Tender Green

Mustard Greens- Tender Green

Brassica juncea, 150 seeds

  • Annual
  • Can be used as a green manure

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

From $1.25

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Mustard, White

Mustard, White

Brassica hirta, 150 seeds

  • Annual
  • Condiment mustard

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.25