Seeds to sow in mid Winter- Cool Climates

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

 

 



Bunching Onion- Evergreen Bunching

Bunching Onion- Evergreen Bunching

Allium fistulosum, 120 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Long slender white/green stalks

 

Sow: Autumn, winter and spring

$1.25

Bunching Onion- White Lisbon

Bunching Onion- White Lisbon

Allium cepa, 75 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Mild sweet flavour

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$1.25

Chinese Mustard Greens- Gai Choi

Chinese Mustard Greens- Gai Choi

Brassica juncea, 150 seeds

  • Leaf vegetable/salad green
  • Quick growing

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.25

Corn Salad- Dutch

Corn Salad- Dutch

Valerianella locusta, 200 seeds

  • Annual 30cm
  • Salad green

 

Sow: Spring, autumn and early winter

$1.25

Cornflower- Dwarf Polka Dot Mix

Cornflower- Dwarf Polka Dot Mix

Centaurea cyanus, 50 seeds

  • Annual 50cm
  • Compact plants in mix of colours

 

Sow: Autumn, early winter and spring

$1.25

Cornflower- Pink Ball

Cornflower- Pink Ball

Centaurea cyanus, 50 seeds

  • Annual 90cm
  • Pink double flowers

 

Sow: Autumn, early winter and spring

$1.25

Cornflower- Red Ball

Cornflower- Red Ball

Centaurea cyanus, 50 seeds

  • Annual 80cm
  • Red/dark pink flowers

 

Sow: Autumn, early winter and spring

$1.25

Cornflower- White Ball

Cornflower- White Ball

Centaurea cyanus, 50 seeds

  • Annual 90cm
  • White double flowers

 

Sow: Autumn, early winter and spring

$1.25

Fenugreek

Fenugreek

Trigonella foenum-graecum, 70 seeds

  • Annual 60cm
  • Medicinal and culinary herb

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

From $1.25

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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 $1.25

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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

From $1.25

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Mustard, Black

Mustard, Black

Brassica nigra, 150 seeds

  • Annual
  • Grown for its seeds

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.25

Mustard, White

Mustard, White

Brassica hirta, 150 seeds

  • Annual
  • Condiment mustard

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.25

Onion- Creamgold

Onion- Creamgold

Allium cepa, 70 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Large bulbs

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$1.25

Onion- Early White Spanish

Onion- Early White Spanish

Allium cepa, 60 seeds

  • Firm sweet white flesh
  • Easy to peel

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$1.25

Onion- Gladalan Brown

Onion- Gladalan Brown

Allium cepa, 60 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Medium to large bulbs

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$1.25

Onion- Gladalan White

Onion- Gladalan White

Allium cepa, 60 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Medium to large bulbs

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$1.25

Onion- Long Tropea Red

Onion- Long Tropea Red

Allium cepa, 75 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Medium to large long red bulbs

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$1.25

Onion- Pukekohe Long Keeper

Onion- Pukekohe Long Keeper

Allium cepa, 75 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Medium

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$1.25

Onion- Purplette

Onion- Purplette

Allium cepa, 60 seeds

  • Early cropping variety
  • Great for pickling

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$2.00

Onion- Spring Pompei

Onion- Spring Pompei

Allium cepa, 75 seeds

  • Vegetable
  • Small bulbs

 

Sow: Autumn and winter

$1.25

Radish- Champion

Radish- Champion

Raphanus sativus, 95 seeds

  • Root vegetable
  • Cherry Belle

 

Sow: Spring, summer, autumn and winter

From $1.25

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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

$1.50

Shelling Pea- Greenfeast

Shelling Pea- Greenfeast

Pisum sativum, 35 seeds

  • Dwarf (Bush)
  • Sweet tasting

NOT TO TAS

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

From $1.75

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