Seeds to sow in early Winter- Cool Climates

Below are some of the most popular herbs, vegetables and flowers that are sown in early 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.

 

 



Alfalfa

Alfalfa

Medicago sativa

  • Fresh nutty flavour and crisp texture
  • Quick growing

NOT TO WA

From $5.25

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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

$1.00

Bunching Onion- Straight Leaf

Bunching Onion- Straight Leaf

Allium fistulosum, 120 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Popular variety

 

Sow: Autumn, winter and spring

$1.00

Bunching Onion- White Lisbon

Bunching Onion- White Lisbon

Allium cepa, 75 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Mild sweet flavour

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$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

Fenugreek

Fenugreek

Trigonella foenum-graecum, 70 seeds

  • Annual 60cm
  • Medicinal and culinary herb

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

From $1.00

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Garden Cress- Extra Curled

Garden Cress- Extra Curled

Lepidium sativum, 200 seeds

  • Biennial 20cm
  • Culinary herb/vegetable

 

Sow: Spring, summer, autumn and winter

$1.20

Garden Cress- Wrinkled Crinkled

Garden Cress- Wrinkled Crinkled

Lepidium sativum, 200 seeds

  • Biennial 15cm
  • Culinary herb/vegetable

 

Sow: Spring, summer, autumn and winter

$1.20

GREEN MANURE- Autumn and Winter Mix

GREEN MANURE- Autumn and Winter Mix

Contains a mix of varieties

  • Improves soil
  • 1kg covers approximately 250 square meters.

NOT TO WA OR TAS

Sow: Autumn and winter

From $6.00

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Lettuce- Cimmaron

Lettuce- Cimmaron

Lactuca sativa, 115 seeds

  • Attractive bronze foliage
  • Suitable for growing all year

 

Sow: Spring, summer, autumn and winter

$1.00

Lettuce- Little Gem

Lettuce- Little Gem

Lactuca sativa, 115 seeds

  • Compact variety
  • Suitable for growing all year

 

Sow: Spring, summer, autumn and winter

$1.00

Lettuce- Red Cos

Lettuce- Red Cos

Lactuca sativa, 115 seeds

  • Deep Bronze/Red leaves
  • Slow bolting variety

 

Sow: Spring, summer, 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

From $1.00

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Mustard, Black

Mustard, Black

Brassica nigra, 150 seeds

  • Annual
  • Grown for its seeds

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.00

Mustard, White

Mustard, White

Brassica hirta, 150 seeds

  • Annual
  • Condiment mustard

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.00

Mustard- Nemcon

Mustard- Nemcon

Brassica napus

  • Green manure/natural Bio-fumigant
  • Natural nematode control

 

From $10.00

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Onion- Calcot

Onion- Calcot

Allium cepa, 60 seeds

  • Spanish heirloom variety

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$2.00

Onion- Californian Red

Onion- Californian Red

Allium cepa, 60 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Mild flavour

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$1.10

Onion- Creamgold

Onion- Creamgold

Allium cepa, 70 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Large bulbs

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$1.00

Onion- Early White Spanish

Onion- Early White Spanish

Allium cepa, 60 seeds

  • Firm sweet white flesh
  • Easy to peel

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$1.00

Onion- Gladalan Brown

Onion- Gladalan Brown

Allium cepa, 60 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Medium to large bulbs

 

Sow: 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

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

Onion- Pukekohe Long Keeper

Onion- Pukekohe Long Keeper

Allium cepa, 75 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Medium

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$1.00