Seeds to sow in late Summer- Tropical climates

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

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Artichoke- Green Globe

Artichoke- Green Globe

Cynara scolymus, 10 seeds

  • Perennial vegetable
  • Standard variety

 

Sow: Spring or after frost

$1.75

Artichoke- Purple Headed

Artichoke- Purple Headed

Cynara scolymus, 10 seeds

  • Perennial vegetable
  • Round purple/green chokes

 

Sow: Spring or after frost

$1.75

Artichoke- Purple of Romagna

Artichoke- Purple of Romagna

Cynara scolymus, 10 seeds

  • Perennial vegetable
  • Italian heirloom variety

 

Sow: Spring or after frost

$1.50

Artichoke- Romanesco

Artichoke- Romanesco

Cynara scolymus, 10 seeds

  • Perennial vegetable
  • Roman heirloom variety

 

Sow: Spring or after frost

$1.75

Basil- Blue Spice

Basil- Blue Spice

Ocimum americanum, 110 seeds

  • Annual 40cm
  • Culinary herb

 

Sow: Spring and summer

$1.25

Basil- Clove Scented

Basil- Clove Scented

Ocimum basilicum, 110 seeds

  • Annual 150cm
  • Culinary herb

 

Sow: Spring and summer

$1.50

Basil- Genovese

Basil- Genovese

Ocimum basilicum, 110 seeds

  • Annual 60cm
  • Culinary herb

 

Sow: Spring and summer

$1.25

Basil- Sweet

Basil- Sweet

Ocimum basilicum, 140 seeds

  • Annual 50cm
  • Culinary herb

 

Sow: Spring and summer

$1.25

Basil- Thai

Basil- Thai

Ocimum basilicum, 110 seeds

  • Annual 50cm
  • Culinary herb

 

Sow: Spring and summer

$1.25

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

$1.25

Burdock- Takinogawa Long

Burdock- Takinogawa Long

Arctium lappa, 20 seeds

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

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.50

Bush Bean- Cherokee Wax

Bush Bean- Cherokee Wax

Phaseolus nanus, 25 seeds

  • Dwarf (Bush)
  • Stringless Butter Bean

 

Sow: Spring(or after frost) and early summer

From $1.75

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Bush Bean- Strike

Bush Bean- Strike

Phaseolus vulgaris, 25 seeds

  • Dwarf (Bush)
  • Very high yielding

 

Sow: Spring(or after frost) and early summer

From $1.75

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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

$1.25

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- 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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Cape Gooseberry- Dwarf

Cape Gooseberry- Dwarf

Physalis peruviana, 200 seeds

  • Dwarf variety
  • Sweet, juicy golden yellow fruit

 

Sow: Spring and summer

$1.50

Cape Gooseberry- Golden Nugget

Cape Gooseberry- Golden Nugget

Physalis peruviana, 200 seeds

  • Perennial, 120cm
  • Sweet, juicy golden yellow fruit

 

Sow: Spring and summer

$1.50

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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Chilli- Habanero Red

Chilli- Habanero Red

Capsicum chinensis, 20 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • HOT (HEAT: 10/10)

 

Sow: Spring or after frost (anytime in warm climates)

$2.25

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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Chives

Chives

Allium schoenoprasum, 115 seeds

  • Perennial 50cm
  • Culinary herb

 

Sow: Spring, summer and autumn

$1.25