Details A cross by Richard Watson between Hollow crown and Karl, this new young landrace has been named Karlcrown. The selection work thats carried out with this new variety involves growing it for one full season, seed is sown Aug, a year later they are dug up and only the healthiest, longest widest roots are then replanted for flowering/seed in spring. Botanical name Pastinaca sativaPrice per packet $3.00Packet contents approx 60
Details A large black skin white flesh winter radish that can get to the dinner size of a dinner plate size while still remaining mild tastingBotanical name Raphanus sativusPrice per packet $3.00Packet contents approx 50
Beet - Mangelbeet - Medbury GardensDetails .
Best eaten when small while still sweet,larger roots used as animal feed. Sow in spring or after the shortest day in the northern half of North IslandBotanical name Beta vulgarisPrice per packet $3.00Packet contents approx 50
Salsify - Medbury GardensDetails The roots when cooked have a mild oyster-like flavour. The leaves can also be used in salads and have a nutty lettuce like flavour.
Botanical name Tragopogon porrifoliusPrice per packet $3.00Packet contents 50 seeds
Turnip "Scarlet" - Medbury GardensDetails Red turnip with hairless red veined leaves. Bred from a three way cross of red and purple turnips selected for vigour and hardiness. Genetically diverse strain that is currently being selected for slow bolting also, this is done by sowing in Sep and pulling the first 50% that produce flower stem, the remaining are left for seed production.
Botanical name Brassica rapa var rapaPrice per packet $3.00Packet contents 80 seeds
Parsley- Hamburg root parsley - Medbury GardensDetails Hamburg is grown for its very tasty roots that are good raw and cooked, divine oven roasted also great with mashed potatoes,leaves can also be eaten.
Sow in spring in deep free draining soil as it takes a full growing season to reach full sizeBotanical name Petroselinum crispumPrice per packet $3.00Packet contents approx 100
Skirret is a perennial vegetable which dates back to Roman times. Related to carrots its the bunches of skinny white roots that is the edible portion. Doesn't like been grown anywhere too dry and are slightly vulnerable to carrot fly.Sium sisarum$3.0050 seeds