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Green Manure Black Oats

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

Green Manure Black Oats

(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…

Medium Tomato Black Cephus

Relevance: 99%      Posted on: 23/08/2018

Medium Tomato Black Cephus

(Solanum lycopersicum) The Black Cephus is a tomato that was found outside a labourers’ dwelling on a neighbours’ farm. The previous occupants were Cephus and his wife. Zimbabwean nationals that worked for our neighbours for a few years before moving off. This is what they left behind, a beautiful deep purple-black, medium-sized tomato with a superb after-taste. This is a true taste delight. Approx. 25 seeds

Small Tomato Black Cherry

Relevance: 99%      Posted on: 14/11/2017

Small Tomato Black Cherry

(Solanum lycopersicum) Well flavoured and very productive. The Black Cherry is slightly larger than other cherry tomatoes, but the traditional flavour explosion of cherry tomatoes is there. Grows on productive vines that if well picked, will produce for months. Approx. 25 seeds

Medium Tomato Black Icicle

Relevance: 99%      Posted on: 14/11/2017

Medium Tomato Black Icicle

(Solanum lycopersicum) This is a superb Ukranian black tomato. A really heavy producer than come close to rivalling commercial varieties. This is a paste-type tomato, so will have a great multi-purpose role in your kitchen. It does really well in cooking and adds a deep rich flavour, but will also hold it's own in salads. Approx. 25 seeds

Chilli Black Scorpion Tongue

Relevance: 99%      Posted on: 23/10/2018

Chilli Black Scorpion Tongue

Capsicum annuum An easy to grow chilli that produces stunning 3-4 cm tongue-shaped pods that are an array of colours from deep purple to red. Stripes emerge on the fruits as they ripen. These chillies have sweet and salty apple like flavour and are great to use for salsas. Approx. 25 seeds

Medium Tomato Black Prince

Relevance: 99%      Posted on: 14/11/2017

Medium Tomato Black Prince

(Solanum lycopersicum) A Siberian Heirloom, this is a stunning variety comes from a town called Irkutsk. It's just north of Mongolia so this is literally one of those vegetables from the middle of nowhere. It has a nice firm flesh with colours ranging from brown to deep purple / black, depending on the acidity of your soil. The flavour is fruity and intense. This variety makes a perfect base for rich tomato dishes. Plant in Spring after last frost, or alternatively plant in a cold frame from August to get a head start and early fruit. Can be planted until…

Sprouts / Microgreens Black Urad Dahl

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

Sprouts / Microgreens Black Urad Dahl

(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

Runner Bean Delgado Black Mexican

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

Runner Bean Delgado Black Mexican

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

Corn Dakota Black Popcorn (Maize)

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 Japanese Black Trifele

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

Medium Tomato Japanese Black Trifele

(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