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Seed Focus – Beans

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 24/10/2018

Spring and Summer - the time to plant beans. There are so many varieties of beans available. Some are green, some are purple, some yellow! In Durandt's Heirloom Seeds online shop, you can find 66 different heirloom varieties of beans that was grown organically. So what's the big deal on beans? Beans are part of the Legume family and not only are they "capsules" of concentrated nutrition with a myriad of health benefits, they are also good for the environment. No other food in its natural state is as rich in protein as legumes. Beans contain between 20 to 30%…

Tomatillo Purple

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 09/04/2018

(Physalis philadelphica) Tomatillos are related to gooseberries and grow in a sprawling habit with similar husks around the fruit. The taste is quite hard to describe as the flavour changes with ripeness. If picked too early they have no flavour at all, when picked green the mix and intensity of flavours is quite incredible. There are hints of light sweet gooseberry, tomato, kiwi and possibly even prickly pear in each bite. A stunning fruit that can eaten straight off the plant or turned into jam, used fresh in fruit salads and if you want to make real authentic Mexican salsa, you…

Tomatillo Really Purple

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 14/12/2018

(Physalis philadelphica) Tomatillo Really Purple produces a berry that is exceptionally purple, inside and out. The fruits are packed with great tomatillo flavour. Approx. 25 seeds

Osaka Purple Mustard

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 29/10/2017

Brassica juncea The large purple mustard greens leaves grow to 300mm to 350 in length and up to ±150mm in width. They are succulent and tender while the stems are sweet, crisp and crunchy. Purple mustard’s flavour profile is spicy and slightly peppery. It is a great micro-green option and companion plant. Osaka Purple Mustard naturally repels aphids. Beautiful and functional! They prefer cool climates. Plant in full sun to partial afternoon shade, with temperatures below 25° C. Tolerates frost fairly well. As such, purple mustard greens thrive in the winter months through spring. You can plant every three to four…

Purple Wave Mustard

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 29/10/2017

Brassica juncea Purple Wave Mustard is a cross between Osaka Purple Mustard and Green Wave Mustard. The leaves are light purple and frilly, with a green edge. Definitely hot and spicy. Makes an excellent micro-green and grows up to 46 cm tall. The plant is cold hardy and can tolerate moderate frost. Plant in full sun during early autumn or early spring. It can however, be grown all year round. Bring it indoors if the temperature falls below 5 ˚ Celsius. Water regularly. Crop rotation is very important when growing mustard greens because they're in the brassica family. They are…

Kohlrabi Purple Vienna

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 07/11/2017

Brassica oleracea gongylodes Something you have got to try! Well worth it. These are just sublime, beautiful deep purple and very eye-catching. This kohlrabi is a sure winner for the veggie gardener, easy to grow, tasty and well worth the space in your garden. Approx. 100 seeds

Broccoli Purple Sprouting

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 07/11/2017

Brassica oleracea italica What a show stopper! Not only beautiful but packed with nutrients. Among all of the cabbages belonging to the Crucifer family, broccoli stands out as among the richest in proteins, calcium, provitamin A (beta-carotene), and Vit C. It is also rick in potassium and low in sodium. It contains anticarcinogenic sulfaurated Phyto-chemicals. Broccoli is assists in treatment of Coronary disease, obesity, diabetes and cancer. You’ve got to add this vital vegetable to your plate! Approx. 100 seeds

Cabbage Purple Savoy

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 08/11/2017

Brassica oleracea acephala With a display of purple and green this non-GMO cabbage is a treat to the eye and mouth. The outer leaves are tinged with deep purple and the inner leaves are a light green. Super tender, Savoys are truly the king of the cabbage patch. Approx. 100 seeds

Carrot Cosmic Purple

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 10/11/2017

Daucus carota These stunners are a real winner for health conscious gardeners, Moms of fussy eaters and the market gardener that wants to draw in new customers with this super exciting carrot. Cut them into coins to show off their purple exterior and the bright orange centres. Approx. 250 seeds

Asparagus Sweet Purple

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 01/04/2018

Asparagus officinalis Developed specifically for the speciality and gourmet market, this open pollinated variety has deep burgundy spears that are much sweeter than standard green asparagus. Having a 20% higher Brix count, these nutty well flavoured asparagus are a sure to be a hit with your family and guests. Approx. 20 seeds