Seeds to sow in mid Winter- Moderate Climates

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

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Baby's Breath- Single White

Baby's Breath- Single White

Gypsophila paniculata, 350 seeds

  • Perennial 90cm
  • Good for cut flowers

 

Sow: Spring, autumn, early winter and late winter

$1.50

Beetroot- Bulls Blood

Beetroot- Bulls Blood

Beta vulgaris, 50 seeds

  • Great for baby leaf & microgreens
  • Attractive dark purple tops

 

Sow: Spring, summer and autumn

From $1.50

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Beetroot- Detroit

Beetroot- Detroit

Beta vulgaris, 50 seeds

  • Globe shaped roots up to 7cm
  • Good variety for baby leaf and microgreens

 

Sow: Spring, summer and autumn

From $1.25

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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 $1.75

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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

$1.25

Cabbage, Chinese- Pak Choi - Cantong

Cabbage, Chinese- Pak Choi - Cantong

Brassica chinensis, 100 seeds

  • Leaf vegetable
  • Thick white stems

 

Sow: Spring, autumn (and summer in cool and moderate climates)

$1.25

Cabbage, Chinese- Tokyo Bekana

Cabbage, Chinese- Tokyo Bekana

Brassica rapa pekinensis, 100 seeds

  • Leaf vegetable
  • Great lettuce alternative

 

Sow: Spring, autumn and summer

$1.25

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

$1.25

Cabbage, Savoy- Verona Purple

Cabbage, Savoy- Verona Purple

Brassica oleracea, 100 seeds

  • Leaf vegetable
  • Large purple/green heads to 4kg

 

Sow: Late summer and autumn

$1.25

Cabbage- Golden Acre

Cabbage- Golden Acre

Brassica oleracea var. capitata, 90 seeds

  • Leaf vegetable
  • Small heads growing up to 1.6kg

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

From $1.25

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Cabbage- Red Express

Cabbage- Red Express

Brassica oleracea, 100 seeds

  • Leaf vegetable
  • Compact heads from 1 to 2kg

 

Sow: Early spring, late summer and autumn

$1.50

Corn Salad- Dutch

Corn Salad- Dutch

Valerianella locusta, 200 seeds

  • Annual 30cm
  • Salad green

 

Sow: Spring, autumn and early winter

$1.25

Cornflower- Black Ball

Cornflower- Black Ball

Centaurea cyanus, 50 seeds

  • Annual 90cm
  • Very dark double flowers

 

Sow: Autumn, early winter and spring

$1.25

Cornflower- Blue Boy

Cornflower- Blue Boy

Centaurea cyanus, 50 seeds

  • Annual 90cm
  • Traditional cornflower blue flowers

 

Sow: Autumn, early winter and spring

$1.25

Cornflower- Mauve Ball

Cornflower- Mauve Ball

Centaurea cyanus, 50 seeds

  • Annual 80cm
  • Mauve flowers

 

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

Dianthus- Baby Doll Mix

Dianthus- Baby Doll Mix

Dianthus chinensis, 200 seeds

  • Perennial to 20cm
  • Easy to grow

 

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

$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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Garden Cress- Wrinkled Crinkled

Garden Cress- Wrinkled Crinkled

Lepidium sativum, 200 seeds

  • Biennial 15cm
  • Culinary herb/vegetable

 

Sow: Spring, summer, autumn and winter

$1.50

German Chamomile

German Chamomile

Matricaria recutita, 500 seeds

  • Annual 50cm
  • Medicinal herb

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.25

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

$1.25

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

$1.25