Alexander - 92RW1A

Alexander - 92RW1A

Details  Grows over one metre in height. Known for its edible young shoots, leaf stalks, stems, roots, flowers and seeds. This frost tolerate plant was cultivated for many centuries and was widely grown by the Romans who introduced it into western and central Europe including the British Isles.
Botanical name  Smyrnium olusatrum
Packet contents  30
Date Of Seed Harvest  
Grower name  Richard Watson
Price per packet  $4.00
Chard - Compactum - 21RW20

Chard - Compactum - 21RW20

Details  A dark green leaf and with a lighter green stem,

Feed back from a customer living near Katikati, she sowed this variety in Sep 2020 which is still growing March 2022 having not bolted to seed during this time, being a bi-annual it should have run to seed late 2021
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Botanical name  Beta vulgaris
Packet contents  40 seeds
Date Of Seed Harvest  
Grower name  Richard Watson
Price per packet  $4.00
Chard - Tekoa - 23RW21

Chard - Tekoa - 23RW21

Details  A light green coloured chard with wide white stems
Botanical name  Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris
Packet contents  50 seeds
Date Of Seed Harvest  
Grower name  Richard Watson
Price per packet  $4.00
Corn Salad - 68RW27

Corn Salad - 68RW27

Details  Winter hardly edible leaf vegetable with a characteristic nutty flavor, dark green color, and soft texture, popularly served as salad greens.
Botanical name  Valerianella locusta
Packet contents  50 seeds
Grower name  Richard Watson
Price per packet  $4.00
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Lettuce -  Devils Ears - 28RW46

Lettuce - Devils Ears - 28RW46

Details  A lettuce with good heat tolerance, has a nutty texture and bitter-free flavour.
Botanical name  Lactuca sativa
Packet contents  50
Date Of Seed Harvest  
Grower name  Richard Watson
Price per packet  $4.00
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Lettuce - Arabic - 24RW42

Lettuce - Arabic - 24RW42

Details  A very fast growing tall lettuce with long wide leaves, cos type.
Botanical name  Lactuca sativa
Packet contents  50 seeds
Date Of Seed Harvest  
Grower name  Richard Watson
Price per packet  $4.00

Lettuce - Cooptown Italian - 182RG

Details  A heritage variety that was bought into NZ by a returning WW2 oldier and has been grown in around Cooptown Banks Peninsula since. A great tasty green leafy lettuce.
Botanical name  Lactuca sativa
Packet contents  50
Date Of Seed Harvest  
Grower name  Rick Ginders
Price per packet  $4.00
Lettuce - Mescher - 25RW43

Lettuce - Mescher - 25RW43

Details  An heirloom that dates back to the 1700s in Austria A fast-hearting spring type, green with red-tinged leaves, and small very dense heads.
Currently a seed crop has been planted for seed and should be available March 2017
Botanical name  Lactuca sativa
Packet contents  40
Date Of Seed Harvest  
Grower name  Richard Watson
Price per packet  $4.00

lettuce - mixed varieties - 26RW44

Details  A collection of lettuce of some unknown varieties that grow wild around my garden and other listed types.
Botanical name  Beta vulgaris
Packet contents  approx 50
Date Of Seed Harvest  
Grower name  Richard Watson
Price per packet  $4.00
Lettuce - Red Oakleaf - 27RW45

Lettuce - Red Oakleaf - 27RW45

Details  Has burgundy red leaves and is a loose-leaf non hearting lettuce cultivar 
Botanical name  Lactuca sativa
Packet contents  40
Date Of Seed Harvest  
Grower name  Richard Watson
Price per packet  $4.00
Lettuce, Drunken Woman - 205SS

Lettuce, Drunken Woman - 205SS

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
Packet contents  50 seeds
Date Of Seed Harvest  Jan 2022
Grower name  Sarah Smith
Price per packet  $4.00
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
Packet contents  50 seeds
Date Of Seed Harvest  
Price per packet  $4.00
Miners Lettuce - 163RG101A

Miners Lettuce - 163RG101A

Details  Miner lettuce has small heart-shaped leaves have a mild but succulent taste, rich in calcium and vitamin C makes miners lettuce is ideal to add to salads. Scatter seed in out of the way corners where it can then maintain itself.
Botanical name  Claytonia perfoliata
Packet contents  40 seeds
Date Of Seed Harvest  
Grower name  Rick Ginders
Price per packet  $4.00
Mustard Lettuce - 87RW49

Mustard Lettuce - 87RW49

Details  Has a distinct horseradish-mustard flavour. Regarded as one of the most nutritious green-leafy vegetables available around. Its lovely top greens have actually more vitamin A, carotenes, vitamin K, and flavonoid anti-oxidants than some of typical fruits and vegetables.
Botanical name  Brassica juncea
Packet contents  50
Date Of Seed Harvest  Jan 2020
Storage Info  Seed stored in freezer
Grower name  Richard Watson
Price per packet  $4.00
New Zealand Spinach  - 128RW91

New Zealand Spinach - 128RW91

Details  New Zealand Spinach' can be grown as a perennial in warmer climates but is typically grown as an annual.
Soaking seeds in warm water for two to eight hours prior to sowing may help soften the seed coat and improve germination results, spinach seeds need lots of heat to germinate so start inside or wait until summer time. Plants can be wintered over indoors and planted outdoors after frosts have past.
Botanical name  Tetragonia tetragonoides
Packet contents  20
Date Of Seed Harvest  
Grower name  Richard watson
Price per packet  $4.00
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Orach - 29RG - Red

Orach - 29RG - Red

Details  This red spinach is rich in Vitamin C ,vitamin A, iron, calcium,folic acid and antioxidants,commonly grown vegetable during the Middle Ages. Eaten raw in salads or cooked like spinach.
Botanical name  Spinacia oleracea
Packet contents  40
Date Of Seed Harvest  March 2020
Storage Info  Seed stored in freezer
Grower name  Rick Ginders
Price per packet  $4.00
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
Packet contents  40
Date Of Seed Harvest  
Grower name  Sarah Smith
Price per packet  $4.00
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Rocket - 187SS

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
Packet contents  50 seeds
Date Of Seed Harvest  March 2021
Grower name  Sarah Smith
Price per packet  $4.00
Wild Chicory - 134RW79

Wild Chicory - 134RW79

Details  The original seed was given to Richard as part of a seed order from the UK and was said to have being sourced from plants growing wild. A perennial member of the dandelion family Asteraceae. Ideal for salad leaves or roots which can be baked, ground, and used as a coffee substitute.

Seed extraction and processing is extremely difficult and time consuming which reflexes in the price of this seed
Botanical name  Cichorium intybus
Packet contents  15
Date Of Seed Harvest  
Grower name  Richard Watson
Price per packet  $4.00
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