17 items

Lettuce, Rocket - 187SS

Lettuce, Rocket - 187SS

Details  Rocket is a lettuce native to the Mediterranean region, Rocket is used as a leaf vegetable in salads, it is known for its fresh and peppery flavor.

Propagation: Sow seeds directly where to grow or in a tray of seed raising mix in a warm sunny location, should germinate in 7-14 days.

Botanical name  brassica vesicaria
Price per packet  $4.00
Packet contents  50 seeds
Grower name  Sarah Smith
Chard, Ford Giant Hook - 169SS

Chard, Ford Giant Hook - 169SS

Details  Ford Giant Hook is a Heirloom standard Silverbeet, it's crinkled leaves are mid green in colour with white veins the stems are broad white, ideal as a steamed vegetable or in salad as a baby leaf.

Propagation: Sow seeds directly where to grow or in a tray of seed raising mix in a warm sunny location, should germinate in 14-21 days.

Botanical name  beta vulgaris
Price per packet  $4.00
Packet contents  50 seeds
Grower name  Sarah Smith
Lettuce, Drunken Woman - SS205

Lettuce, Drunken Woman - SS205

Details  Drunken Woman is an Italian heirloom lettuce that produces bright green leaves with ruffled edges in a deep bronze color.  It is a popular lettuce to grow for beginner gardeners because it is very easy to grow and slow to bolt. 

Propagation: Best sown directly where to grow, in rows or scattered sections, should germinate in 7-14 days.

Botanical name  lactuca sativa
Price per packet  $4.00
Packet contents  50 seeds
Grower name  Sarah Smith
Sweet Pea, Old Spice - 47ASS

Sweet Pea, Old Spice - 47ASS

Details  
Old Spice has a wonderful colour mixture of white, pink and purple, and is heavily perfumed. Sweatpea is best sown in mid summer to late autumn, this heirloom variety will flower in 12-14 weeks.

Propagation: Soak the seeds in warm water for up to 24hrs, then sow in a tray of seed raising mix in a warm sunny position.

Botanical name  lathyrus odoratus
Price per packet  $4.00
Packet contents  20
Grower name  Sarah Smith
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Pak Choi, Kwang Moon - 188SS

Pak Choi, Kwang Moon - 188SS

Details  Pak Choi or Bok Choy is Chinese cabbage native to Hong Kong and Southern China, ideal in stir-fries, soups or salads.

Pak Choi is a cool weather crop that is easy to grow and grows quick, can be grown during winter in areas that see little or no frosts, doesn't do so well in summer as it tends to bolt.

Propagation: Best sown directly where to grow, in rows or scattered sections, should germinate in 7-14 days.

Botanical name  brassica campestris
Price per packet  $4.00
Packet contents  40
Grower name  Sarah Smith
Kowhai, Cook Strait - 32ASS

Kowhai, Cook Strait - 32ASS

Details  The Cook Strait Kowhai is one of eight species of Kowhai found in New Zealand it grows along the shores of the Cook Straight, a small dense tree that grows to 3 meters tall bearing leaves up to 100mm long.

Propagation: Seed is best sown in Autumn after a chip has been removed from the side of the seed with something like a sharp knife or sandpaper this allows moisture to enter and help germination, outside of autumn chill seed in a fridge for two months.  Sow seeds in a firm bed of seed raising mix and press in, cover with a light layer of mix.  Seeds should germinate in 14 days.

Botanical name  Sophora molloyi
Price per packet  $4.00
Packet contents  30
Grower name  Sarah Smith
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Spring Onion - 61ASS

Spring Onion - 61ASS

Details  Spring onions are also known as green onions, scallions or sibies. They tend to have a milder taste than most other onions, they can be eaten either raw in salads or cooked. Sow in Spring through to early Autumn in the South Island or year around in Northern areas.

Propagation: Sow seeds directly where to grow in a line or in a tray of seed raising mix in a warm sunny location, should germinate in 7-14 days.

Botanical name  allium fistulosum
Price per packet  $4.00
Packet contents  50 seeds
Grower name  Sarah Smith
Pepper, Wild Fire - 206SS

Pepper, Wild Fire - 206SS

Details  A hot chilli that is a very heavy producer, the chilies have a medium thick, dark green flesh that ripens to a bright red. A bushy upright plant that loves warm sunny positions. Can be planted in patio tubs or into the garden/greenhouse.  A basket of Wildfire Chilies are hot! rated 80,000 on the Scoville scale.

Propagation: Sow seeds from September to October in seed raising mix, transplant out (undercover) in October to November, seeds should germinate in 14-21 days.

Botanical name  capsicum annuum
Price per packet  $4.00
Packet contents  20
Grower name  Sarah Smith
Kowhai, North Island - 170SS

Kowhai, North Island - 170SS

Details  North Island Kowhai has larger more widely spaced leaves than the other seven species of kowhai it grows naturally in eastern North Island but will grow just as well in the South Island.

Propagation: Seed is best sown in autumn to allow for stratification, or this can be done by placing in the fridge for 6 weeks, then a chip removed from the side of the seed with something like a steak knife, this allows moisture to enter helping germination.

Botanical name  sophora tetraptera
Price per packet  $4.00
Packet contents  30
Grower name  Sarah Smith
Red Matipo, Mapou - 184SS

Red Matipo, Mapou - 184SS

Details  Red Matipo is a species native to the North, South and Stewart Island  which grows into a small shrub or tree to a height of 3–6 meters tall.  Ideal as a revegetation species or in a understory position.

Propagation: Sow seeds directly onto a firm bed of seed raising mix and press well in.  Cover with a light layer of mix.  Seedlings usually appear in two to three months depending on temperature.

Botanical name  myrsine australis
Price per packet  $5.00
Packet contents  30
Grower name  Sarah Smith
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Pittosporum Lemonwood, Tarata - 185SS

Pittosporum Lemonwood, Tarata - 185SS

Details  Lemonwood can grow up to 12 m tall and is NZ's largest Pittosporum.  Can be grown throughout New Zealand but will need some protection from heavy frost when young.

Propagation: Seed is best cold treated in the fridge for 6 weeks.  Sow seeds directly on to a firm bed of seed raising mix and press in, cover with a light layer of mix.  Autumn sow in pots outside and seedlings should appear in spring.

Botanical name  pittosporum eugenioides
Price per packet  $5.00
Packet contents  50
Grower name  Sarah Smith
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Pigeonwood, Porokaiwhiri - 186SS

Pigeonwood, Porokaiwhiri - 186SS

Details  Pigeon Wood is an attractive small tree with a glossy leaves, clear white flowers followed by bright orange berries (very important food source for Kereru) make it an attractive tree that grows about 8 meters tall. Pigeonwood prefers a sheltered site with plenty of moisture and good soil in semi-shade.

Propagation: Sow seeds directly on to a firm bed of seed raising mix and press well in, cover with a light layer of mix.  Seedlings will come up in Autumn.


Botanical name  hedycarya arborea
Price per packet  $5.00
Packet contents  30
Grower name  Sarah Smith
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Nasturtium, Alaska Collection - 183SS

Nasturtium, Alaska Collection - 183SS

Details  Nasturtium is an annual garden plant cultivated all over the world, know for it's companion planting.  The stem can reach 60cm long, with small almost round veined leaves.  The leaves and flowers can be used in salads with other greens, it has a slightly peppery taste reminiscent of watercress.

Propagation: Best sown directly where to grow in a warm sunny location, should germinate in 7-14 days.

Botanical name  tropaeolum majus
Price per packet  $4.00
Packet contents  30
Grower name  Sarah Smith
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NZ Iris, Libertia - 189SS

NZ Iris, Libertia - 189SS

Details  Libertia, New Zealand Native Iris is a small green/yellow native plant with iris like white flowers in Spring followed by orange/yellow fruit, will grow as tall as 50cm. Handles frost but doesn't like being too dry.

Propagation: Seed scarification is recommended, place seeds in a cup of warm water, leave to cool for 24hrs then sow seeds directly on to a firm bed of seed raising mix and press well in. Cover with a light layer of mix.

Botanical name  libertia peregrinans
Price per packet  $4.00
Packet contents  20
Grower name  Sarah Smith
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Five Finger, Whauwhaupaku - 174SS

Five Finger, Whauwhaupaku - 174SS

Details  Five Finger is a fast growing native often found in regenerating forest.  Its leaves consist of five to seven leaflets, in winter five finger produces clusters of purple flowers at the tips of its branches creating abundant pollen and copious, rich nectar for bees, the tree grows to around 8 meters.

Propagation: Sow seeds on a firm bed of seed mix, cover with a fine layer of mix and water thoroughly then place in a warm sheltered spot.

Botanical name  pseudopanax arboreus
Price per packet  $4.00
Packet contents  30
Grower name  Sarah Smith
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Lavender, Avonview - 171SS

Lavender, Avonview - 171SS

Details  Avonview is a popular small growing lavender, perfect for rockeries or patio containers, can make a good low hedge. Thrives in open sunny positions in well drained soil. Trim after flowering in spring/summer to keep compact and to encourage new growth.  Frost hardy to -5*

Propagation: Sow seeds in a tray of seed raising mix in a warm sunny location, should germinate in 14-21 days.

Botanical name  lavandula stoechas
Price per packet  $4.00
Packet contents  20
Grower name  Sarah Smith
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Lettuce, Freckles - 172SS

Lettuce, Freckles - 172SS

Details  A semi-cos heirloom variety with attractive light green leaves covered in red freckles. Heat tolerant so good for sunny, summer gardens.

Lettuce is a cool weather crop that is easy to grow and grows quick, can be grown all year round. 

Propagation: Best sown directly where to grow, in rows or scattered sections, should germinate in 7-14 days.

Botanical name  lactuca sativa
Price per packet  $4.00
Packet contents  50 seeds