Seeds to sow in late Summer- Cool climates

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

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Alyssum- Carpet of Snow

Alyssum- Carpet of Snow

Lobularia maritima, 500 seeds

  • Annual 12cm
  • Pure white flowers

 

Sow: Spring and autumn (anytime in warm climates)

$1.00

Alyssum- Rosie O'Day

Alyssum- Rosie O'Day

Lobularia maritima, 500 seeds

  • Annual 12cm
  • Small pink flowers

 

Sow: Spring and autumn (anytime in warm climates)

$1.00

Alyssum- Royal Carpet

Alyssum- Royal Carpet

Lobularia maritima, 500 seeds

  • Annual 12cm
  • Deep violet flowers

 

Sow: Spring and autumn (anytime in warm climates)

$1.00

Alyssum- Snow Cloth

Alyssum- Snow Cloth

Lobularia maritima, 500 seeds

  • Annual 12cm
  • Pure white flowers

 

Sow: Spring and autumn(anytime in warm climates)

$1.00

Alyssum- Tiny Tim

Alyssum- Tiny Tim

Lobularia maritima, 500 seeds

  • Annual 8cm
  • Small white flowers

 

Sow: Spring and autumn (anytime in warm climates)

$1.00

Anise

Anise

Pimpinella anisum, 130 seeds

  • Annual 50cm
  • Culinary and medicinal herb

 

Sow: Spring and summer

$1.00

Basil- Blue Spice

Basil- Blue Spice

Ocimum americanum, 110 seeds

  • Annual 40cm
  • Culinary herb

 

Sow: Spring and summer

$1.00

Basil- Genovese

Basil- Genovese

Ocimum basilicum, 110 seeds

  • Annual 60cm
  • Culinary herb

 

Sow: Spring and summer

$1.00

Basil- Sweet

Basil- Sweet

Ocimum basilicum, 140 seeds

  • Annual 50cm
  • Culinary herb

 

Sow: Spring and summer

$1.00

Basil- Thai Siam Queen

Basil- Thai Siam Queen

Ocimum americanum, 110 seeds

  • Annual 80cm
  • Culinary herb

 

Sow: Spring and summer

$1.00

Beetroot- Bulls Blood

Beetroot- Bulls Blood

Beta vulgaris, 50 seeds

  • Great for baby leaf & microgreens
  • Attractive dark purple tops

 

Sow: Spring, summer and autumn

From $1.10

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Beetroot- Detroit

Beetroot- Detroit

Beta vulgaris, 50 seeds

  • Globe shaped roots up to 7cm
  • Good variety for baby leaf and microgreens

 

Sow: Spring, summer and autumn

From $1.00

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Beetroot- Early Wonder

Beetroot- Early Wonder

Beta vulgaris, 55 seeds

  • Flattened globe shaped roots up to 10cm
  • Leaves good as a salad green

 

Sow: Spring, summer and autumn

$1.00

Beetroot- Egyptian Turnip Rooted

Beetroot- Egyptian Turnip Rooted

Beta vulgaris, 50 seeds

  • Turnip shaped beets
  • Egyptian heirloom variety

 

Sow: Spring, summer and autumn

$1.00

Bergamot- Lemon Mint

Bergamot- Lemon Mint

Monarda citriodora, 400 seeds

  • Annual 60cm
  • Culinary herb

 

Sow: Spring

$1.00

Broccoli- Albert

Broccoli- Albert

Brassica oleracea, 100 seeds

  • Large heads
  • Excellent flavour

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.00

Broccoli- Di Ciccio

Broccoli- Di Ciccio

Brassica oleracea, 120 seeds

  • Green vegetable
  • Italian heirloom

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.00

Broccoli- Green Sprouting Calabrese

Broccoli- Green Sprouting Calabrese

Brassica oleracea var. italica, 95 seeds

  • Green vegetable
  • Medium sized heads

 

Sow: Late summer to autumn

From $1.00

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Broccoli- Spigariello

Broccoli- Spigariello

Brassica oleracea, 100 seeds

  • Southern Italian variety
  • Grown for leaves

 

Sow: Autumn, winter and spring

$1.00

Broccoli- Waltham

Broccoli- Waltham

Brassica oleracea, 100 seeds

  • Very cold tolerant
  • Excellent flavour

 

Sow: Autumn, winter and spring

$1.00

Brussels Sprouts- Long Island Improved

Brussels Sprouts- Long Island Improved

Brassica oleracea gemmifera, 110 seeds

  • Sprouts growing to 4cm
  • Excellent flavour

 

Sow: Summer and autumn

$1.00

Brussels Sprouts- Red

Brussels Sprouts- Red

Brassica oleracea gemmifera, 100 seeds

  • Red sprouts
  • Long growing season

 

Sow: Summer and autumn

$2.25

Burdock- Takinogawa Long

Burdock- Takinogawa Long

Arctium lappa, 20 seeds

  • Root vegetable/medicinal herb
  • Long roots to 100cm

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.10

Cabbage, Chinese- Michihili

Cabbage, Chinese- Michihili

Brassica pekinensis, 120 seeds

  • Leaf vegetable
  • Sweet and tender

 

Sow: Early spring, late summer and autumn

$1.00