Search Results for: sweet

Results 1 - 19 of 19 Page 1 of 1
Results per-page: 10 | 20 | 50 | 100

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. Very heat resistant, even in hot dry climates. 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

Watermelon Kleckly Sweet

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

Citrullus lanatus Bred by W.A Kleckly in the 1880's and commercially introduced by W. Atlee Burpee in 1897. Also known as the Monte Christo watermelon. This delicious watermelon is an oblong shape, with a thin dark green skin containing the juicy and sweet bright red flesh and white seeds. Due to the skin being thin, this variety does not transport well. Approx. 10 seeds

Pepper Cubanelle Sweet

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 16/10/2019

Capsicum annuum Lovely, sweet-mild flavoured peppers, well known for superior cooking and stuffing qualities. Many Chef's prefer this pepper for use in cooking as it has a wider flavour profile than bell peppers. Approx. 25 seeds

Pepper Orange Sun Sweet

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 25/04/2018

Capsicum baccatum A lovely, high yielding sweet pepper with a deep orange colour. This thick walled peppers make for a colourful addition as stuffed peppers, in your garden salads or just sliced into your stir-fry’s. Approx. 25 seeds

Herb Sweet Genovese Basil

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 11/10/2018

Ocimum basilicum Firmly entrenched in culinary tradition, it’s a rare dish that will not be complimented with the addition of a pinch or two of basil. Sweet Genovese is the traditional basil that everyone has come to love. Basil can also be used as the base of a great insect repelling spray for inside your home and on your plants. Frost sensitive and does not like to be transplanted once established. Companion plants: Tomato, peppers, oregano, asparagus, petunias, grapes. Approx. 50 seeds

Sweet Potato: Beauregard (Runners)

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 13/11/2018

(Ipomoea batatas) A popular reddish purple sweet potato variety that has an outstandingly tasty deep orange flesh. 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

Sweet Potato Ndou (Runners)

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

Ipomoea batatas A South African variety that is well known for its delicious creamy flesh. A high yielding variety that does not get too pithy even at a large size. Tubers are known to get to over 3 kgs each! 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

Seed Collection: The Sweet Pepper Series

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 01/11/2018

A compilation of the best sweet peppers that we sell. These peppers can be used in any cooked dish or salad, for a great colourful addition and to add flavour and texture. One delicious option is to make stuffed peppers as a flavourful meal or side dish. Consists of: • 1 x packet of California Wonder Sweet • 1 x packet of Marconi Red • 1 x packet of Orange Sun • 1 x packet of Yellow Cheese • 1 x packet of Corno di Toro (5 packets) Please note: Seed varieties are not exchangeable. Subject to change without notice.

Sweet Potato Variety Hamper (Runners)

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

(Ipomoea batatas) A combination of the 4 sweet potato varieties we have. 3 x Beauregard Sweet Potato Runners 3 x Bophelo Sweet Potato Runners 3 x IPC Yellow (dagga) Sweet Potato Runners 3 x Ndou Sweet Potato Runners 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: 12 runners

Sweet Potato IPC Yellow (a.k.a Dagga) (Runners)

Relevance: 8%      Posted on: 14/11/2018

(Ipomoea batatas) IPC Yellow is a new International variety that has been bred specifically for the local market with food security of farmers and gardeners in mind. This is a high yielding variety that has a lower dry matter content. This is an early maturing variety and does not store as long as the other varieties. Called Dagga by the field harvesters as the leaves resemble the leaves of marajuana. 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