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

Bunching Onion- White Lisbon

Bunching Onion- White Lisbon

Allium cepa, 75 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Mild sweet flavour

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$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 - Cantong

Cabbage, Chinese- Pak Choi - Cantong

Brassica chinensis, 100 seeds

  • Leaf vegetable
  • Thick white stems

 

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, Savoy- Verona Purple

Cabbage, Savoy- Verona Purple

Brassica oleracea, 100 seeds

  • Leaf vegetable
  • Large purple/green heads to 4kg

 

Sow: 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

Carrot- All Seasons

Carrot- All Seasons

Daucus carota, 160 seeds

  • Root vegetable
  • Good disease resistance

 

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

From $1.25

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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

Carrot- Solar Yellow

Carrot- Solar Yellow

Daucus carota, 150 seeds

  • Root vegetable
  • Yellow roots growing to 18cm

 

Sow: Spring, summer and autumn

$1.50

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- Purple Vienna

Kohlrabi- Purple Vienna

Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes, 100 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Excellent flavour

 

Sow: Spring, summer and autumn

$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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Mizuna- Purple

Mizuna- Purple

Brassica juncea var. japonica, 110 seeds

  • Salad green/leaf vegetable
  • Mild but spicy flavour

 

Sow: Autumn, winter and spring

$1.25