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Potatoes BP1 Seed 2.2 kg

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 16/07/2019

Solanum Potato Pre-Orders will be shipped in the 2nd week of August Please note: Seed ordered WITH seed potatoes are shipped together. Orders cannot be separated. Additional shipping charges might apply. Will be quoted separately. Contact the DHS office. BP1 is a real beauty. A strong producer of white fleshed tubers and it really stands out on the plate. Produces very well under most soil types and is the preferred potato variety for housewives. Has plenty of pretty blue flowers with a white edge. BP1 is a strong grower and will take 90-110 days to die back once it has…

Eggplant Black Beauty (Brinjal)

Relevance: 24%      Posted on: 02/11/2017

Solanum melongena One of the older brinjal varieties known in South Africa. Before the advent of all the new hybrid varieties, this was the market leader for farmers and home gardeners. A stunning, prolific plant that produces masses of large glossy fruit. It requires a long growing season. Approx. 25 seeds

Squash Black Beauty Marrow

Relevance: 24%      Posted on: 13/11/2018

Cucurbita pepo Italian Heirloom, summer squash, with beautiful black-green to almost black glossy fruits at maturity. A garden standard variety that is very early, prolific, vigorous and exceedingly popular. Its bush habit makes it ideal for smaller gardens. Pick often and your marrow bush will keep on producing. Today Black Beauty can still be found in commerce, although over a 100 hybrids are dominating the market. Approx. 10 seeds

Radish Pink Beauty

Relevance: 14%      Posted on: 02/04/2018

Raphanus sativus A stunner with a soft pink skin. This quick growing radish is a great addition to the veggie garden. Easy to grow and makes a pretty addition to your salads. Approx. 50 seeds

Pumpkin Young’s Beauty

Relevance: 14%      Posted on: 02/04/2018

Cucurbita maxima A superb tasty pumpkin that is also great for carvings and decorations with a bright orange and hard exterior and very think fleshy walls. This pumpkin attracts bees, butterflies and birds into your garden and is a perfect pumpkin for inexperienced gardeners and for those gardeners who don’t like the hassle of high maintenance gardening. Approx 10 seeds

Bush Bean Brown Beauty

Relevance: 14%      Posted on: 16/09/2018

Phaseolus vulgarus Named after its beautiful chocolate brown seeds, this sublime green bean is in my opinion unfortunately named. I believe that the poor choice in name has almost relegated this bean to history. Produces good yields of very tasty, glossy flat beans about 16 cm long, it has good disease resistance and makes an ideal home processor. Approx. 25 seeds.  

Black Knight Tatsoi

Relevance: 10%      Posted on: 29/10/2017

Brassica narinosa Tatsoi is native to China and are considered an ancient Asian green. It is a small, low growing plant with spoon-shaped leaves. Like all Chinese brassicas, Tatsoi germinate and grows quickly which means multiple harvests can be had from a single plant. It thrives in fertile nitrogen-rich soil, but with good composting, will adapt to loamy and sandy soils. Watering regularly is critical to good growth. Tatsoi tolerate cold better than heat and grows best if sown in late summer to autumn. It is hardy to frost. Tatsoi is generally disease free, but pests like slugs and insects…

Kale Black Palm

Relevance: 10%      Posted on: 07/11/2017

Brassica oleracea acephala Italian Heirloom, famed for its taste, and also known as “the leafy brassica of many names” is a very hardy year round crop. It does best in winter, and its flavour is enhanced by the touch of frost. The blue-green, deeply savoyed, strap-like leaves are harvested from the bottom leaving the plant looking like a small palm, hence the name. This Italian variety will make you feel like you are in the Bahamas! Healthy and tasty Kale harvested from bottom to top which makes it look like a funky palm tree. Approx. 80 seeds

Carrot Black Nebula

Relevance: 10%      Posted on: 10/11/2017

Daucus carota A deep purple carrot very high in anthocyanins. It is purple to the core and keeps its colour when cooked. Due to its extra nutrient qualities it is great for juicing too and it can even be used as a natural food and clothing dye. Approx. 250 seeds

Radish Spanish Black

Relevance: 10%      Posted on: 02/04/2018

Raphanus sativus Thought to originate from Asia, Black radish is a large root crop that gets to the size of a turnip. Typically eaten more as a medicinal root than a food, it is thought to stimulate the production of bile and thus aid in digestion. Approx. 50 seeds