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.

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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

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Mustard Greens- Wasabi

Mustard Greens- Wasabi

Brassica juncea, 130 seeds

  • Annual
  • Most commonly used for baby leaf production

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$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

Radish- Watermelon

Radish- Watermelon

Raphanus sativus, 75 seeds

  • White roots with red/pink interior
  • Sweet and crisp

 

Sow: Spring, autumn and winter

$1.20

Radish- Fire Candle

Radish- Fire Candle

Raphanus sativus, 100 seeds

  • Root vegetable
  • Long tapered bright red roots

 

Sow: Spring, summer, autumn and winter

$1.00

Radish- White Beauty

Radish- White Beauty

Raphanus sativus, 75 seeds

  • Root vegetable
  • Round white roots

 

Sow: Spring, autumn and winter

$1.20

Onion- Gladalan White

Onion- Gladalan White

Allium cepa, 60 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Medium to large bulbs

 

Sow: 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

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Onion- Spring Pompei

Onion- Spring Pompei

Allium cepa, 75 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Small bulbs

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$1.00

Bunching Onion- Straight Leaf

Bunching Onion- Straight Leaf

Allium fistulosum, 120 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Popular variety

 

Sow: Autumn, winter and spring

$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

Radish- Purple Plum

Radish- Purple Plum

Raphanus sativus, 75 seeds

  • Root vegetable
  • Purple skin with white flesh

 

Sow: Spring, summer, autumn and winter

$1.00

Mustard, Black

Mustard, Black

Brassica nigra, 150 seeds

  • Annual
  • Grown for its seeds

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.00

Radish- Easter Egg

Radish- Easter Egg

Raphanus sativus, 110 seeds

  • Root vegetable
  • A colourful mix of small round radishes

 

Sow: Spring, summer, autumn and winter

$1.10

Radish- Confetti Mix

Radish- Confetti Mix

Raphanus sativus, 90 seeds

  • Root vegetable
  • Mix of white, red and bi-coloured radishes

 

Sow: Spring, summer, autumn and winter

$1.00

Radish- China Rose

Radish- China Rose

Raphanus sativus, 125 seeds

  • Root vegetable
  • Attractive rose coloured skin

 

Sow: Spring, autumn and winter

$1.00

Fenugreek

Fenugreek

Trigonella foenum-graecum, 70 seeds

  • Annual 60cm
  • Medicinal and culinary herb

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

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Spinach- Amsterdam Giant

Spinach- Amsterdam Giant

Spinacea oleracea, 25 seeds

  • Leaf vegetable
  • Large dark green leaves

 

Sow: Autumn, winter and spring

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Radish- Black Spanish Long

Radish- Black Spanish Long

Raphanus sativus, 115 seeds

  • Root vegetable
  • Pungent flavour

 

Sow: Spring, summer, autumn and winter

$1.00

Radish- White Icicle

Radish- White Icicle

Raphanus sativus, 95 seeds

  • Root vegetable
  • Mild flavour

 

Sow: Spring, summer, autumn and winter

$1.00

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

Onion- Pukekohe Long Keeper

Onion- Pukekohe Long Keeper

Allium cepa, 75 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Medium

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$1.00

Onion- Creamgold

Onion- Creamgold

Allium cepa, 70 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Large bulbs

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$1.00

Bunching Onion- White Lisbon

Bunching Onion- White Lisbon

Allium cepa, 75 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Mild sweet flavour

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$1.00