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Squash Green Hubbard

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 17/11/2017

(Cucurbita maxima) Heirloom. Said to be the original Hubbard from which all other Hubbard’s have been selected. It should not be confused with the Green Warted Hubbard which was introduced 50 years later. This Hubbard is a staple in many households, and with is sweet flesh, and fine grain it really is one of the best varieties out there. Unfortunately the few offered in stored a hybrid variety designed to produce the maximum number of fruits, and has not capturer the true essence of the original Green Hubbard. The Hubbard is a very good keeper and can be stored for…

Cherry Tomato Lime Green Salad

Relevance: 96%      Posted on: 16/11/2018

(Solanum lycopersicum) Easy to grow in foggy coastal climates and large containers. This round, lime green tomato has a sweet, citrus flavour that will add flavour and interest to any salad. Approx. 25 seeds  

It is the season!

Relevance: 56%      Posted on: 15/08/2019

Isn’t it amazing how time flies? Here we are in the second half of 2019, with winter nearing its end. Now is the perfect time to start thinking about spring and what you need to do to prepare your veggie garden for the new season. A good place to start would be to clear your beds, add compost and mulch and allow the soil to recuperate a bit. So the question becomes, what can we plant? Fortunately, the warmer seasons offer more possibilities! And why don’t you try varieties that you haven’t planted before? Nothing ventured, nothing gained, right? Visit…

Watermelon All Sweet

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 30/11/2017

Citrullus lanatus Excellent heirloom variety. A real winner in the garden, producing lovely long fruits that can weigh up to 15 kgs if you really push the plant. However expect multiple fruits of 6-8 kgs with a deep red flesh and a sweet flavour. Approx. 10 seeds

Pepper California Wonder Sweet

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 18/04/2018

(Capsicum annuum) This is one of the top producing, sweet peppers for home gardeners. It is easy to grow and adaptable to many types of soil. California Wonder grows very well in containers and is a good choice for beginner gardeners. It is resistant to Tobacco Mosaic Virus. Approx. 25 seeds

Herb Sweet Fennel

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 27/11/2017

Foeniculum vulgare Fennel is one of those herbs that once you start using you can’t do without. Use it in baking, salads, pickles, stews curries etc. It has its own place and can be used in almost every dish. Like its cousin dill, use the whole plant roots and all. Companion plants: Lettuce, cabbage, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower and cucumbers. Approx. 50 seeds

Watermelon Crimson Sweet

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 28/03/2018

Citrullus lanatus A stunner, Crimson Sweet is a productive watermelon that has a very high (12%) sugar content with a deep pink / red, fine textured flesh. It is light green with dark stripes, and has small dark seed. Crimson Sweet has resistance against Anthracnose and Fusarium wilt. It also has an excellent keeping and transport quality. Approx. 10 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

Lettuce Sweet Valentine

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 15/10/2018

Lactuca sativa A very beautiful cos/romaine type lettuce, however the leaves are slightly smaller than other cos lettuce varieties. The bottom of the leaves are a yellow-green colour and the tops are a stunning pink-red colour. The leaves have a lovely sweet and mild flavour. Can be harvested in about 56 days. Approx. 100 seeds

Sweet Potato Bophelo

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 14/11/2018

(Ipomoea batatas) One of the more popular sweet potato varieties, this has an outstanding flavour and texture. Deep orange fleshed, this sweet potato has been bred to have a high vitamin content. It produces nice uniform tubers, and has an above average harvest. Stores well. Please note: Sweet potato pre-orders will open in October and January. If you would like to stay informed, please join our mailing list: info@durandtsheirloomseeds.co.za Quantity: 5 runners