Seeds to sow in early Winter- Moderate Climates

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

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Kale- Red Russian

Kale- Red Russian

Brassica oleracea, 100 seeds

  • Can be cooked or eaten raw
  • Good for baby leaf and microgreens

 

Sow: Late summer and autumn

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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

Candytuft- Empress White

Candytuft- Empress White

Iberis amara, 120 seeds

  • Annual 45cm
  • Attracts bees & butterflies to the garden

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.00

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

$1.00

Gypsophila- Repens Rose

Gypsophila- Repens Rose

Gypsophila repens, 250 seeds

  • Perennial, 15cm
  • 'Creeping Baby's Breath'

 

Sow: Spring, summer and autumn or anytime outside of frost or extreme heat

$1.00

Statice- Pacific Mixed

Statice- Pacific Mixed

Limonium sinuatumn, 75 seeds

  • Annual 80cm
  • Good as a cut and dried flower

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.10

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

Candytuft- Iceberg

Candytuft- Iceberg

Iberis amara, 75 seeds

  • Annual 35cm
  • Attracts bees & butterflies to the garden

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.00

Canterbury Bells- Cup and Saucer Mix

Canterbury Bells- Cup and Saucer Mix

Campanula calycanthema, 500 seeds

  • Biennial 80cm
  • Good as a cut flower

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$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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Cabbage, Chinese- Michihili

Cabbage, Chinese- Michihili

Brassica pekinensis, 120 seeds

  • Leaf vegetable
  • Sweet and tender

 

Sow: Early spring, late summer and autumn

$1.00

Candytuft- Dwarf Fairy Mixed

Candytuft- Dwarf Fairy Mixed

Iberis umbellata, 200 seeds

  • Annual 25cm
  • Common Candytuft

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$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

Larkspur- Imperial Choice Mix

Larkspur- Imperial Choice Mix

Delphinium consolide, 85 seeds

  • Annual 100cm
  • Good for cutting and drying

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.00

Godetia- Azalea Double Flowered Mix

Godetia- Azalea Double Flowered Mix

Godetia grandiflora, 250 seeds

  • Annual 45cm
  • Colourful frilly flowers

 

Sow: Autumn, winter (and spring in cool climates)

$1.00

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

$1.00