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Cherry Tomato Black Plum

Relevance: 99%      Posted on: 16/11/2018

(Solanum lycopersicum) They are very productive vines that are loaded with small (approx. 4-5 cm) oval fruits that are flavoursome with a low acid aftertaste. We collect hundreds of these little toms and cut them in half, they then get popped into a roasting pan and baked in the oven until sticky. This makes the perfect base for a pasta dish - especially when the resulting paste has a slight 'tacky finish". Approx. 25 seeds

Squash Black Beauty Marrow

Relevance: 99%      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

Green Manure Black Oats

Relevance: 99%      Posted on: 03/06/2019

(Avena strigosa) Black Oats or Saia Oats is one of the world's oldest cover crops. Planted specifically for it high production of biomass both above and below the soil, it is vitally important in increasing the organic and carbon content of your soil. Best planted within 6 weeks of first frost and and inter-planting of Vetch will produce some of the largest volumes of biomass that can be used as a green manure, mulch or as feed-stock for you compost heap. In early spring before the seeds set, take a sharp spade and sever the plant just below the soil…

Runner Bean Delgado Black Mexican

Relevance: 98%      Posted on: 29/10/2017

Phaseolus vulgaris A rare climbing bean from Mexico, these runner beans grow to well over 2 m tall, bear prolifically and look great in the garden. Unusually, this bean was used as a dye as well as a food. the beans are best used as a dry bean and performs well in slow cooked meals or as a shelly bean side. Well suited to planting in the “Three Sisters Method”. Approx 25 seeds

Corn Dakota Black Popcorn (Maize)

Relevance: 98%      Posted on: 12/11/2017

Zea mays This is a seriously tasty popcorn. As with the Strawberry popcorn, this is a superb gourmet popcorn. Small cobs 10-12cm long, but perfectly proportioned, with deep blue\black kernels, about15 rows per cob. The plants are not tall and should not grow much above the average hip-height. Dakota Black is very easy to grow and has above average pest resistance, a great idea for children’s gardens. It is also referred to as Dakota Black Pop. Approx. 80 seeds

Medium Tomato Black Sea Man

Relevance: 98%      Posted on: 14/11/2017

(Solanum lycopersicum) Lovely dark brown, medium-sized fruit, with olive coloured shoulders. Taste is outstanding with a deep, rich tomato flavour. Russian heirloom noted for good early production. Approx. 25 seeds

Beans Black Eye (Cow Peas)

Relevance: 98%      Posted on: 20/08/2018

Vigna unguiculata Black Eye Beans are a sub-species of cow peas. AKA Black-eyed Pea, Black-eyed Bean or Goat Pea. The pods can either be used young as green beans or left to dry on the plant for dry beans. the dry beans are used to make delicious dishes all over the world. the Dry beans are a pale colour with a black spot that resembles an eye, giving the bean its' name. The plants are heat loving and drought resistant, however they are susceptible to Root-knot nematodes. Harvest is between 50 and 90 days, depending on how the beans are…

Medium Tomato Japanese Black Trifele

Relevance: 98%      Posted on: 23/08/2018

(Solanum lycopersicum) This is an awesome tomato. Huge, meaty pear-shaped tomatoes. A well known Russian heirloom that is an outstanding and very heavy producer. Depending on the soil, the colour can vary from a dusty pink all the way through to a deep purple. Approx. 25 seeds

Sprouts / Microgreens Black Urad Dahl

Relevance: 98%      Posted on: 06/11/2018

(Vigna mungo) Gaining popularity as a sprouting and microgreens seed. As a sprout, Urad Dal is very closely related to the green Mung bean, the flavour profile somewhat different. Weight: 200g