Seeds to sow in late Autumn- Cool Climates

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

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Baby's Breath- Snowflake

Baby's Breath- Snowflake

Gypsophila paniculata, 350 seeds

  • Perennial 90cm
  • Good for cut flowers

 

Sow: Spring, autumn, early winter and late winter

$1.00

Broad Bean- Aquadulce (Long Pod)

Broad Bean- Aquadulce (Long Pod)

Vicia faba, 10 seeds

  • Pods to 25cm
  • Excellent flavour

 

Sow: Late summer, autumn and winter (and spring in cool climates)

From $1.50

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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

Calendula

Calendula

Calendula officinalis, 25 seeds

  • Annual 60cm
  • Medicinal herb

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

From $1.10

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Calendula- Pacific Beauty Mixed

Calendula- Pacific Beauty Mixed

Calendula officinalis, 25 seeds

  • Annual 60cm
  • Large flowers

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.00

Carnation- Chabaud Superb Finest Mix

Carnation- Chabaud Superb Finest Mix

Dianthus caryophyllus, 80 seeds

  • Perennial 60cm
  • Large double flowers

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.00

Carnation- Grenadin White

Carnation- Grenadin White

Dianthus caryophyllus, 80 seeds

  • Perennial 60cm
  • Fragrant white double flowers

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.00

Chinese Mustard Greens- Gai Choi

Chinese Mustard Greens- Gai Choi

Brassica juncea, 150 seeds

  • Leaf vegetable/salad green
  • Quick growing

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.00

Cress- American Upland

Cress- American Upland

Barbarea verna, 140 seeds

  • Biennial 25cm
  • Culinary herb

 

Sow: Spring, summer and autumn

$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

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

Gypsophila- Elegans Mixed

Gypsophila- Elegans Mixed

Gypsophila elegans, 350 seeds

  • Annual 45cm
  • Annual Baby's Breath

 

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

$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

Gypsophila- Rosea

Gypsophila- Rosea

Gypsophila elegans, 350 seeds

  • Annual, 45cm
  • Annual Baby's Breath

 

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

$1.00

Lettuce- Iceberg

Lettuce- Iceberg

Lactuca sativa, 130 seeds

  • Crisphead
  • Good summer variety

 

Sow: Spring and summer

From $1.00

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Lettuce- Oakleaf Green

Lettuce- Oakleaf Green

Lactuca sativa, 115 seeds

  • Loose-leaf variety
  • Deeply lobed green leaves

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

From $1.00

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Lettuce- Oakleaf Red

Lettuce- Oakleaf Red

Lactuca sativa, 115 seeds

  • Loose-leaf variety
  • Deeply lobed red leaves

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

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Lettuce- Parris Island Cos

Lettuce- Parris Island Cos

Lactuca sativa, 200 seeds

  • Cos / Romaine
  • Good variety for baby leaves

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

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Lettuce- Salad Bowl Green

Lettuce- Salad Bowl Green

Lactuca sativa, 115 seeds

  • Loose-leaf variety
  • Delicate tender leaves

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

From $1.10

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