Product code: 12665
The Asparagus Pea is an annual plant with partially reclining shoots; it grows 20 to 30 centimetres in length. In the summer, the shoots produce gorgeous scarlet flowers that are navicular in shape.
Product code: 12664
The variety is universal: it is considered as feed, food, grain and medicinal. Vegetation period: 90-100 days. The stem and leaves are green. The grain is bright. Does not give a drop. Plant height: 200-300 cm.
Product code: 2169
Tender light-green leaves with a mildly sweet flavor. The plants are tall, vigorous, and high yielding. More tender than the extra-curly green varieties but not quite as cold hardy.
Product code: 4410
Ocimum sanctum is a very aromatic species that is used as an incense and for flavouring. Also known as Holy Basil. The herb is warming, has antiseptic qualities, reduces fever and inflammation, clears bacterial infections.
Product code: 12572
From the north of Italy we bring you the artichoke of aristocrats, Violetto. This violet-bracted 'choke has small, oval, slightly elongated flower heads that measure 3 inches wide by 5 inches long.
Product code: 5868
This golden colored wrapper tobacco is highly regarded and praised by many cigar makers and connoisseurs. Connecticut Shade originated from a strain of Cuban seed, is shade-grown under huge tents of gauze cloth (or greenhouse shade netting).
Product code: 12547
Salvia sclarea var. turkestanica, better known as Clary Sage has been grown in almost every botanical sanctuary in human history. Its uses are considerable: a flavoring for wines, an oil for perfumes, potpourri and incense.
Product code: 12546
Daucus carota (common names include wild carrot, (UK) bird's nest, bishop's lace, and (US) Queen Anne's lace) is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae, native to temperate regions of Europe, southwest Asia and naturalised to northeast North America.
Product code: 12545
A magnificent plant. The scotch thistle - the National flower of Scotland. Can reach 8-10 feet in height. It has large triangular stems and huge silver blue leaves that will stand out from a great distance.
Product code: 12544
Originating from sunny pastures and open rocky sites, these long-lived perennials are ideal for gravel gardens, meadows and other naturalised planting schemes. Their bright yellow flowers take on an orange hue as they age.
Product code: 857
This fruit's versatility extends beyond simply eating it. Cut in half and scoop out the translucent jelly-like flesh to create a unique, striking serving cup. African Horned Cucumber shells can be used as unique serving bowls for soups, sorbets.
Product code: 12542
Angelica archangelica is a majestic plant that deserves a prominent position at the back of a border or in a wild part of the garden. It loves woodland conditions, with plenty of moist shade, preferably near rivers or deposits of water.
Product code: 12541
Spike Speedwell is one of the most decorative perennial plants; it grows 30 to 50 centimetres in height and produces raised shoots that develop glamorous loose spikes. It blooms rampantly from July to September.
Product code: 12536
Although very familiar to many, the chick pea is a crop rarely seen in the UK, though it has been cultivated for centuries in Asia and the Mediterranean. Our seed comes from Italy and is of the white-skinned variety which has a superior flavour.
Product code: 12533
This is a great rare heirloom variety producing fat pods greenish red in colour. The fruits are produced on tall plants and they give extra flavor to soups, stews and sauces as well as being a classic ingredient for curries.
Product code: 2773
The leaves, which are rich in calcium and iron, are used for seasoning, coloring, pickling and garnishing. Shiso leaves can be used whole or cut into strips.
Product code: 12471
Pennisetum glaucum. With its cousins Purple Majesty and Jade Princess, Copper Prince Millet is the very picture of ornamental grass. The golden green foliage darkens at the points most exposed to the sun, becoming more mahogany in tone.
Product code: 2825
Goji Berry, also known as Chinese wolfberry, is a cold-hardy, perennial shrub that grows in many regions of the world, but which is specifically cultivated in China. It has been reportedly used in Chinese medicine for nearly 2000 years.
Product code: 2617
Perennial deciduous tree native to the Southern and Eastern United States. America’s largest edible fruit, the banana-like pawpaw looks like an escape from the tropics. Tasting like banana custard. Traditional usage: sedative, laxative medicine.
Product code: 11353
Herbaceous perennial growing to 4 feet, native to Europe. Very showy clump-forming plant, with heady flowers of rich cream. Leaf stems and buds used for making pies and tarts. Traditional usage (TWM): Hot flashes, PMS.
Product code: 12374
Grow Setaria italica seeds for a vigorous, robust annual millet that has many uses. Known as Foxtail Millet, Setaria Macrocheata is used in dried and fresh cut flower arrangements to give vertical accent. This ornamental grass is easily grown.
Traditional and contemporary Chinese medicine admire it as a tonic benefiting vital energy or "Qi", and it is popularly prescribed for a multitude of maladies. Reishi is a polypore mushroom, growing in damp, dark forests and the occasional rotting log.
Product code: 1889
Musa velutina is a very slender species from North East India, very fast growing. This ornamental banana grows to about 6 feet tall. The plant will stay smaller if grown as a container specimen for cooler climates.
Product code: 1578
One of the most popular landscape palms, the stout form of the Canary Island Date Palm is a familiar sight in most warm temperate and subtropical countries of the world.
Product code: 2187
Thespesia populnea, otherwise known as Portia Tree, Eden Apple, Pacific Rosewood, or Indian Tulip Tree, is a flowering species belonging in the Malvaceae family. It is a small tree or shrub reaching a height of about 10m and up to 60cm in trunk diameter.
Product code: 1233
A much-loved fan palm that has been popular since Victorian times and makes a superb potted palm for the home or terrace. In warmer climates and over a period of years, it grows into a handsome, medium-sized tree with a slender trunk.
Product code: 12434
Perennial woody vine. Native to Manchuria, northeastern China and Japan. The odoriferous pink or white flowers give way to bright red fruit which droops down in clusters from the vine. This is known as the many-flavored berry.
Product code: 3283
Sold by the millions as cute miniature indoor plants in supermarkets and garden centers all over the world, this palm has probably been the quintessential indoor palm since Victorian times.
Product code: 6835
It was only discovered in 1943 and due to World War 2 was not studied further until 1946 and only finally described as a new living species, metasequoia glyptostroboides, in 1948. Only one natural forest containing around 5400 trees is known to exist.
Fruit bodies (4 to 6 cm diameter) with gelatine-like to rubbery texture, and dark brown to black share, depending on the humidity. Little infection of insect larva’s, and a very long storage capacity. Easy to grow.
Product code: 10483
Called "Queen of the Herbs" in Ireland, where its tendency to grow under elder trees imbued it with elder’s magical reputation. In England it became a common treatment for "king’s evil," or scrofula (tuberculosis of the lymphatic glands).
Product code: 12400
Much grown in the tropics for its delicious fruits. In this country it is grown for interest and as a foliage plant as it has large, handsome leaves. The leaves can be used for wrapping round pieces of tough meat with the object of tenderising them.
Product code: 12399
The Feijoa or Pineapple Guava is a container plant with green, egg-shaped fruits that taste sweet-sour and smell like pineapples. They can be eaten fresh or, for example, be mixed in salads or pies.
Product code: 12398
A large shrub, originally native to montane forests in the Andes of South America, but now widely cultivated for its delicious fruits, which, under a thin, green peel, has very sweet, soft, white, custard-like flesh that can be scooped out with a spoon.
Product code: 10656
A pretty unique one. Yugoslavian Fingers is a big, creamy goose egg with 8 to 10 pointed fingers protruding from all around. This is a pepo type so you can eat them when young and they are delicious.
Product code: 11333
In just 110 days from direct sowing, this HEIRLOOM grows 3.6m (12′) tall. Its 60cm (24″) flowers produce delicious and nutritious sunflower seeds, or they can be dried and hung in the garden as a natural bird feeder.
Product code: 11332
This classic giant variety produces large, yellow heads and big, delicious white seeds perfect for roasting. It also grows very tall, 10’-12’! Fun to grow and eat.
Product code: 9761
Start Peanut seeds and enjoy your own harvest of delicious Peanuts! Peanut Plant seeds can be planted directly outdoors for areas with long growing seasons as they need 5 months of warm weather.
Product code: 2616
This wonderful, ancient tree from China dates back at least 200 million years. Its distinctive, fan-shaped, bright green leaves turn bright gold when a warm autumn follows a warm summer. Mature male trees have thick, yellow catkins in late spring.
Product code: 10249
With origins on the Indian subcontinent (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh) Ashwagandha has a variety of herbal uses. Used primarily as an immune booster, Ashwagandha is considered to be a rasayana herb, a term that means rejuvenation.