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Purple/Violet coloured with a delicate artichoke flavour. Likes a rich, heavy soil. A classic of Rome. They are heavenly. Sow Mar to end Aug. Approximately 70 seeds.
Round, large, light, mauve eggplant you often see at the greengrocers. Sow Feb to end May. Approximately 660 seeds.
Early variety with red, extra sweet flesh. Beetroots are not recommended for diabetics due to their high sugar content. Outdoos sow Mar-end June. Approximately 480 seeds.
Brussels Sprouts. Christmas dinner wouldn't be the same without them - even in Italy. Sow May to Aug and harvest Aug to Dec. Approximately 1500 seeds.
New for 2009 this is a high grade variety reliable and consistent producing good sized restaurant quality florets. Outdoor sow May to July.
Full name of this variety is Kitajsko Zelje Pe-Tsai. About 30cms tall, forming an upright, tightly wrapped head with light green, serrated, veined leaves. Can be eaten raw or cooked.
Featured on BBC Gardeners World on 20/04/07. Round French Parisien carrots with good flavour. It's a classic case of the carrot changing to suit it's environment and is basically a clay carrot. Easy to grow in containers and not as prone to carrot root fly, as it grows very shallow in the ground. Sow Feb to Jul. Approximately 5000 seeds.
Late variety from France. Medium sized with large leaves and stalk with good dimensions. Resistant to lower temperatures. Dates to about 1880. Sow Feb to June. Approximately 1880 seeds.
Italian white mid-sized salad onion with semi flat bulb with pure white flesh. Tender and tasty - ideal for eating raw. Sow in spring or summer. Approximately 900 seeds.
Also known as Bulls Horns in Italy due to their shape or Corno di Toro. Sweet, red, fleshy, tapering fruits. Absolutely great cooked on a grill or BBQ. Indoor or outdoor sow Feb to end May. Approximately 300 seeds.
The name is pretty self explanatory but an excellent variety for eating raw. Easy to grow indoors and outdoors sow in spring and autumn.
Cook the leaves like spinach and boil the stalks and toss in butter or add to 'Frittata'. Sow Mar to end Jul and harvest till mid Oct. Approximately 500 seeds.
Rose coloured neck with white base. Great flavour. Sow Apr to end Jul. Approximately 5400 seeds.
Yugoslavian variety producing large, sweet root ideal for roasting.
Peel and boil the squash until soft. Then simply mash it with some butter and freshly grated nutmeg. Please note that the butternut liscia we sell has a smooth skin and this variety is slightly scalloped. Sow from Feb to Jun. Approximately 25 seeds.
Sicilian Snakes - obvious to see why this unusual squash got the name. Commonly known in the US and by Sicilians as 'Cuccuzze'. Cook like a courgette. Fruits can grow over 2 metres in length!! Sow Apr to Jul. Approximately 30 seeds.
Classic pumpkin for Halloween. Right size and shape for cutting. Sow Feb to May. Approximately 15 seeds.
Dwarf, organic Borlotti bean Lingua di Fuoco. Shelling bean used in winter dishes like stews, caseroles, risotto, soups and minestrone. Sow from Mar to Jul and harvest from Jun to Oct.
Very large head. Cold resistant. Outdoors sow May-end July. Approximately 1800 seeds.
Late variety with an intense green, straight pod around 11cm long. Climber. Sow Feb to May and Sep to Nov.
Mid-Early. Grows 150-180cms tall, vigorous and of good production. Produces sweet eating cobs about 20cm in length which should be harvested when fully mature. Boil and serve with a knob of butter, salt and pepper.
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