Seed Varieties : Bega Valley Seed Savers


Seed List

Common Name & Variety

Latin Name Seed Life in years Description Reproduction Method SS Info When to Sow
Amaranth - Grain Amaranthus sp. yellow seed 5 Seed is edible grain. Leaves may also be cooked. Cross-pollinated by wind. Dry in paper bag when plant dies back Spring and Summer.
Amaranth - Leaf Amaranthus sp. Black seed 5 Crimson flower spikes. Young leaves edible cooked or in salads. Cross-pollinated by wind. Dry in paper bag when plant dies back Spring and Summer.
Artichoke - Globe Cynara scolymus 5 Edible flower buds. Good windbreak plant. Cross-pollinated by insects. Best propagated by division Spring.
Asian greens - Bok Choy Brassica rapa var pekinensis 5 These quick growing greens are good in stir-fry dishes. White-stemmed variety. Cross-pollinated by insects. Keep separate from other flowering asian brassicas such as Wong Bok & Pak Choy. Spring, Summer and Autumn.
Asian greens - Shoho Brassica rapa 5 Big form of Bok Choi. Easy to grow. Cross-pollinated by insects. Keep separate from other flowering asian brassicas such as Wong Bok & Pak Choy. Spring, Summer and Autumn.
Asian greens - Tatsoi Brassica narinosa 5 Easy to grow. Use in salads and stir fries. Cross-pollinated by insects. Keep separate from other flowering asian brassicas such as Wong Bok & Pak Choy. Spring, Summer and Autumn.
Asparagus - Mary Washington Asparagus officinalis 4 Tasty shoots appear in late winter & early spring when there is often little variety in local vegetable gardens. Harvest after 3 years Cross-pollinated by insects. Sow in punnets or protected row and plant out 300/500mm. Spring.
Basella (Celyon Spinach) Basella alba 5 Fleshy edible leaf, summer spinach. Non-toxic purple dye from berries. Self-pollinated. This vine needs a warm spot Spring. Needs warmth.
Basil - Sweet Ocimum basilicim 5 Classic herb. Used for pesto and goes well in any tomato dish. Cross-pollinated by insects. Let the bush flower and when it's dying back, hang to dry Spring and Summer.
Bean - Climbing - Gilbert's Gold Phaseolus vulgaris 3   Self-pollinated. Separate from other bean varieties by at least 2 metres. Spring and Summer.
Bean - Climbing - Tongue of Fire Phaseolus vulgaris 3 Borlotti type Self pollinating Separate from other bean varieties by at least 2 metres. Spring
Bean - Bush - Black Eyed Phaseolus spp 3 White dried bean with a black eye. Quick cooking. Self-pollinated. Separate from other bean varieties by at least 2 metres. Spring and Summer.
Bean - Bush - Gourmet Delight Phaseolus vulgaris 3 Prolific and quick producing round green bean. Tasty & reliable. Self-pollinated. Separate from other bean varieties by at least 2 metres. Spring and Summer.
Bean - Bush - Magpie Phaseolus vulgaris 3 This butter bean has been grown by seed savers in Brogo for many years. Self-pollinated. Separate from other bean varieties by at least 2 metres. Spring and Summer.
Bean - Bush - Presto Phaseolus vulgaris 3 dwarf bush bean. Eat green. Self pollinating Separate from other bean varieties by at least 2 metres. Spring and Summer.
Bean - Bush - Red Kidney Phaseolus vulgaris 3 Deep red dried bean. Traditional Mexican chilli bean. Self-pollinated. Separate from other bean varieties by at least 2 metres. Spring and Summer.
Bean - Bush - Romano Phaseolus vulgaris 3 Flat green bean. Stays sweet even when large sized. Self-pollinated. Separate from other bean varieties by at least 2 metres. Spring and Summer.
Bean - Bush - Slenderwax Phaseolus vulgaris 3 Delicious round yellow pods. Self-pollinated. Separate from other bean varieties by at least 2 metres. Spring.
Bean - Climbing - Blue Lake Phaseolus vulgaris 3 Heritage variety. Reliable producer of round green pods. Self-pollinated. Separate from other bean varieties by at least 2 metres. Spring and Summer.
Bean - Climbing - Calabrian Express Phaseolus vulgaris 3 Beautiful dried bean. Old Italian variety strongly recommended by some seed savers at Tarraganda. Self-pollinated. Separate from other bean varieties by at least 2 metres. Spring and Summer.
Bean - Climbing - European Flat Phaseolus vulgaris 3 Stringless, tasty, large, flat green bean. Also good dried bean. Recommended. Self-pollinated. Separate from other bean varieties by at least 2 metres. Spring and Summer.
Bean - Climbing - Giant of Stuttgart Phaseolus vulgaris 3 Long tender green bean. This is also a good white drying bean. Grown by Bega seed saver. Self-pollinated. Separate from other bean varieties by at least 2 metres. Spring and Summer.
Bean - Climbing - Lazy Housewife Phaseolus vulgaris 3 The famous first green bean marketed as stringless. Self-pollinated. Separate from other bean varieties by at least 2 metres. Spring and Summer.
Bean - Climbing - Mountain Phaseolus vulgaris 3 Give it a try. This one supplied by a local grower. Self pollinating Separate from other bean varieties by at least 2 metres. Spring and Summer.
Bean - Climbing - Purple King Phaseolus vulgaris 3 Tasty pods turn green when cooked. Add a bit of drama to the garden and surprise the kids. Self-pollinated. Separate from other bean varieties by at least 2 metres. Spring and Summer.
Bean - Climbing - Snake Phaseolus vulgaris 3 These beans have a nutty flavour and grow up to 60cm long. Self-pollinated. Separate from other bean varieties by at least 2 metres. Spring.
Bean - Climbing - wild goose Phaseolus vulgaris 3 early season and quick grower with attractive bean markings. Self-pollinated. Separate from other bean varieties by at least 2 metres. Spring and Summer.
Bean - Climbing - Zebra Phaseolus vulgaris 3 This lovely green and dried bean has been grown by a seed saver in Wolumla for years. Originally from a friend at Lochiel. Self-pollinated. Separate from other bean varieties by at least 2 metres. Spring and Summer.
Bean - Lima or Madagascar Phaseolus lunatus 3 This bean is grown for it's lovely mottled dried beans. Self pollinating Separate from other bean varieties by at least 2 metres. Spring
Bean - Runner - Bega Giant Phaseolus coccineus (syn P. multiflorus) 3 Grown in the Bega Valley for at least 80 years. This runner (7-year) bean has white flowers and a large white seed. Self-pollinated, but the larger flowers of runner bean varieties allow insects to cross-pollinate plants. Keep separate from other runner beans. Spring.
Bean - Runner - Scarlet Phaseolus coccineus 3   Self-pollinated, but the larger flowers of runner bean varieties allow insects to cross-pollinate plants. Keep separate from other runner beans. Spring.
Beetroot - Chiogga Beta vulgaris 5 Italian beetroot Cross-pollinated by insects. Will cross with other varieties Summer and Autumn.
Beetroot - Detroit 2 Beta vulgaris 5 Reliable,tasty variety with large round, red roots Cross-pollinated by insects. Will cross with other varieties Summer and Autumn.
Broadbean Vicia Fava 4 Prolific, tall variety. Eat the beans young or let them mature and use dried in falafel Part self and cross pollinating Keep several hundred metres from other varieties Late Autumn to mid Winter
Cabbage - Michihli Brassica Oleracea var. capitata 4   Cross-pollinated by insects. will cross with cauliflower, broccoli, kale, etc. grow into second season for seed. Spring and Autumn.
Calendula Calendula officinalis 2 Safe yellow food colouring Use petals in salads. Cross-pollinated by insects. Leave flower heads until seeds are mature and brown. Spring, Summer and Autumn.
Capsicum - Shishitu Capsicum annum 5 Finger length, red salad capsicum. Cross-pollinated by insects. Scrape seeds from wilting pods and dry Spring.
Capsicum - Tear-drop Capsicum annum 5 Finger length, red salad capsicum. Cross-pollinated by insects. Scrape seeds from wilting pods and dry Spring.
Carrot - All year round Daucus carota var sativa 3 Reliable cropper. Performs well no matter when planted. Cross-pollinated by insects. Ensure that wild carrot & Queen Anne's Lace is not flowering within 500m. Biennial. Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter
Carrot - Chantenay Red Cored Daucus carota var sativa 3 Broad, short root. Suited to heavier soils. Cross-pollinated by insects. Ensure that wild carrot & Queen Anne's Lace is not flowering within 500m. Biennial. Spring, Summer and Autumn.
Carrot - Long Red Daucus carota var sativa 3 This is a longer version of the standard red carrot grown by many locals. Similar to Western Red. Cross-pollinated by insects. Ensure that wild carrot & Queen Anne's Lace is not flowering within 500m. Biennial. Spring, Summer and Autumn.
Carrot - Purple Dragon Daucus carota var sativa 3 The outer skin of this old variety is purple. Children love them. Cross-pollinated by insects. Ensure that wild carrot & Queen Anne's Lace is not flowering within 500m. Biennial. Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter
Carrot - Red Daucus carota var sativa 3 This is the standard carrot grown by many locals. Similar to Western Red but tends to be a bit shorter. Cross-pollinated by insects. Ensure that wild carrot & Queen Anne's Lace is not flowering within 500m. Biennial. Spring, Summer and Autumn.
Celeriac - Niva Apium graveolens 5 Bulbous root used in soups & winter casseroles. Excellent, heirloom French variety. Cross-pollinated by insects. Will cross with celery. Biennial Spring and Autumn.
Celery - Green Apium graveolens 5 Crispy green stems. Can be blanched by hilling soil around plants. Cross-pollinated by insects. Keep varieties from flowering together. Spring and Autumn. Requires lots of water & fertiliser for good crops.
Cherry Guava Psidium littorale var. longipes 2 Frost hardy small tree. Tangy, sweet red fruit. Self pollinating Seeds may be variable Spring.
Chervil Anthriscus cerefolium 1 Delicate herb. Add to salads and omelettes. Cross-pollinated by insects. Seeds need light to germinate - mist frequently Spring and Autumn. Seed needs light to germinate so do not cover with soil.
Chilacayote Curcurbita ficifolia 5 This decorative squash is a long keeper. Use like choko. Cross-pollinated by insects. Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring.
Chilli - Bell Capsicum annum 5 Decorative, hot chilli Cross-pollinated by insects. Grow separate to other chillies and capsicums. Spring and Autumn.
Chilli - Bullhorn Capsicum annum 5 Try it. This one losts its label so we don't know what its like. Probably hot. Cross-pollinated by insects. Grow separate to other chillies and capsicums. Spring.
Chilli - Cayenne Capsicum annum 5 This long red chilli dries easily. It is ground for cayenne pepper. Cross-pollinated by insects. Grow separate to other chillies and capsicums. Spring.
Chilli - Serrano Capsicum annum 5 An extra hot, robust chilli. Cross-pollinated by insects. Grow separate to other chillies and capsicums. Spring.
Chives - Garlic Allium tuberosum 1 Use in soups like parsley Self pollinating Collect seeds in flower heads Spring, Summer and Autumn.
Coriander Coriandrum sativum 3 Use leaves and roots in Asian dishes. Or use ground seeds in Indian curry dishes. Also used in Mexican cuisine. Cross-pollinated by insects. Can also propagate from cuttings. Spring and Autumn. Sow direct in garden. Prone to bolting.
Corn - sweet Zea Mays 2   Cross-pollinated by insects and wind.   Spring
Cucumber - Muncher Burpless Cucumis sativus 4 A prolific producer of long, green burpless cucumbers. Cross-pollinated by insects. Grow separate to other cucumbers.Ferment seed pulp and strain Spring.
Cucumber - Syrian Cucumis sativus 4 Excellent, crispy & vigorous. Light green fruits mature to pale yellow. Good at all stages. Recommended by a Tarraganda seed saver. Cross-pollinated by insects. Grow separate to other cucumbers. Spring.
Dill Anethum graveolens 3 herb. Cross-pollinated by insects. does not cross. Spring
Endive - Frissee Chichorium endivia 5 Nicest endive available for salads. Good for mesclun mixes. Self-pollinated. Different endives will cross - so keep the more bitter varieties away from this one Spring and Autumn.
Fat Hen Chenopodium album 5 Small red leaves, use as spinach. Weeds you can eat! Cross-pollinated by wind and insects Self sows from one season to the next,or collect umbels and dry. An edible weed. Spring.
Feverfew
2 Herb with small white daisy-like flowers.      
Florence Fennel Foeniculum vulgare 4 Large bulb eaten cooked or raw. Lovely flavour. Try it! Cross-pollinated by insects. Self sows from one season to the next,or collect umbels and dry Spring.
Gourd - Birdhouse Lagenaria siceraria 5 Large gourds, 200-300mm across fruit. Easy to dry. Use as containers. Cross-pollinated by insects. crosses with gourd types, but not with other curcurbits Spring
Hollyhocks - Pink Alcea rosea 5 traditional cottage garden flower. Spikes 2metres tall. Cross-pollinated by insects.   Spring, Summer
Kale - Cavolo Nero Brassica oleracea var. acephala 4 Grows to 2m. Eat leaf by leaf. Good chook food. Cross-pollinated by insects. Brassica oleracea. Spring and Autumn.
Kale - Chou Moullier Brassica oleracea var. acephala 4 Grows to 1.5m. Eat leaf by leaf. Good chook food. Cross-pollinated by insects. Brassica oleracea. Spring and Autumn.
Leek - Fordhook Allium - 2 Standard Leek Cross-pollinated by insects. Will cross with Perpetual Leek and diminish its quality All year round.
Lettuce - Brown Romaine Lactuca sativa 5 Tasty leaves that add some colour to a salad. Self-pollinated. Keep 2 metres from other flowering lettuces to prevent unexpected crossing of varieties. Spring, Summer and Autumn.
Lettuce - Con's Green Curly Lactuca sativa 5 Big, open-hearted reliable Self-pollinated. Keep 2 metres from other flowering lettuces to prevent unexpected crossing of varieties. Spring, Summer and Autumn.
Lettuce - Corn Salad Lactuca sativa 5 Small soft leaves grown in winter Self pollinating Self sows more easily at times than trying to sow it Autumn.
Lettuce - Green Cos Lactuca sativa 5 Crisp, upright leaves. This is the traditional Caesar Salad lettuce. Self-pollinated. Keep 2 metres from other flowering lettuces to prevent unexpected crossing of varieties. Spring, Summer and Autumn.
Lettuce - Mix Lactuca sativa 5 This mix contains various red & green lettuce varieties. Self-pollinated. Keep 2 metres from other flowering lettuces to prevent unexpected crossing of varieties. Spring, Summer and Autumn.
Lettuce - Oakleaf Lactuca sativa 5 Tender green leaf. Self-pollinated. Keep 2 metres from other flowering lettuces to prevent unexpected crossing of varieties. Spring, Summer and Autumn.
Lettuce - Rabbit Ear Lactuca sativa 5 Light green winter lettuce Self pollinating Keep 2 metres from other flowering lettuces to prevent unexpected crossing of varieties. Autumn.
Lettuce - Red Cos Lactuca sativa 5 Crisp, upright leaves Self-pollinated. Keep 2 metres from other flowering lettuces to prevent unexpected crossing of varieties. Spring, Summer and Autumn.
Lettuce - Red Leaf Lactuca sativa 5 Open hearted, red flat leaf Self-pollinated. Keep 2 metres from other flowering lettuces to prevent unexpected crossing of varieties. Spring, Summer and Autumn.
Lettuce - Red Mignonette Lactuca sativa 5 Soft leaves, small tasty heads Self-pollinated. Keep 2 metres from other flowering lettuces to prevent unexpected crossing of varieties. Spring, Summer and Autumn.
Lettuce - Salad Bowl Lactuca sativa 5 Open-hearted, large curly leaf. Reliable and self-sows easily. Self-pollinated. Keep 2 metres from other flowering lettuces to prevent unexpected crossing of varieties. Spring, Summer and Autumn.
Luffa Luffa cylindrica 5 Can be eaten when immature. Leave on the vine until fully matured and dry. When the skin and seeds are removed you are left with a fibrous skeleton which can be used as a dish scrubber on in the bathroom. Cross-pollinated by insects. As there are no other cultivated varieties there is no need to worry about crossing. Spring
Maize - Manning Pride Zea Mays 2 Flour and fodder grain. Beautiful deep yellow. Polenta Wind-pollinated 500 metres from other varieties Spring with second planting in mid summer
Maize - Red Indian Zea Mays 2 Flour and fodder grain Wind-pollinated 500 metres from other varieties Spring with second planting in mid summer
Maize - Silver Mine Zea Mays 2 Flour and fodder grain Wind-pollinated 500 metres from other varieties Spring with second planting in mid summer
Melon - Citron - Jam melon Cucumis melo 5 This melon is used in jam making. Cross-pollinated by insects. Keep 400 - 800 metres from other flowering melons Spring
Melon - Long Stripe - Jam melon Cucumis melo 5 This melon is used in jam making. Cross-pollinated by insects. Keep 400 - 800 metres from other flowering melons Spring
Melon - Planters Jumbo Rockmelon Cucumis melo 5 Has done well in the Bega Valley Cross-pollinated by insects. Keep 400 - 800 metres from other flowering melons Spring
Mesclun mix - contain over 10 varieties of salad greens
5 All sorts of lettuce and bitter greens. Could include our lettuces, mustards, some Asian greens, Endive and Rocket.      
Mizuna Brassica juncea var. japonica 2 Salad green with finely cut leaves. Also known as Japanese parsley. Cross-pollinated by insects. Do not allow to flower together with mustard or turnips. All year round.
Mustard - Ethiopean Brassica spp 4 Green leaves used cooked. Good in stir fries. Cross-pollinated by insects. Keep several hundred metres from other varieties Summer & Autumn.
Mustard - Green Brassica juncea 4 Peppery leaf for salads. Black seed. Mustard Cross-pollinated by insects. Do not allow to flower together with mustard or turnips. All year round.
Mustard - Green + Red mix Brassica juncea 4 Peppery leaf for salads. Black seed. Mustard Cross-pollinated by insects. not for seed saving, will mix. All year round.
Mustard - Red (Osaka Purple) Brassica juncea 4 Peppery leaf for salads. Black seed. Cross-pollinated by insects. Do not allow to flower together with mustard or turnips. All year round.
Onion - Spring Onion Allium fistulosum 2 Fleshy stems, non-bulbing. Good in salads & roasted. Also known as Welsh onion. Cross-pollinated by insects. Harvest seed heads and dry All year round.
Parsley - Curled Petroselinum crispum 3 Decorative curly leaves. Good variety for tabouli. Cross-pollinated by insects. Do not allow more than one type of parsley to flower at a time. All year round.
Parsley - Fine Flat Petroselinum crispum 3 Milder flavour than curled parsely. Cross-pollinated by insects. Do not allow more than one type of parsley to flower at a time. All year round.
Parsley - Italian Petroselinum crispum 3 Produces masses of flat, tasty leaves. Cross-pollinated by insects. Do not allow more than one type of parsley to flower at a time. All year round.
Parsnip - Hollow Crown Pastinaca sativa 1 Traditional variety loved by many. Cross-pollinated by insects. Do not allow more than one type of parsnip to flower at a time. Spring
Parsnip - Tender and True Pastinaca sativa 1 This terrific heirloom variety was passed on to a seed saver by a Nimmitabel farmer that had grown it for many years. Cross-pollinated by insects. Bienniel. Autumn.
Passionfruit - Black Passiflora edulis 1 Grow your own seedling passionfruit and avoid problems with suckering! Cross-pollinated by insects. Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring.
Pea - Dwarf Snow Pea Pisum sativum 5 Also called the -Sprouting Pea-. Good grower, use dried or green. Self pollinating   A, W, Sp
Pea - Sugar snap Pisum sativum 3 These peas have sweet pods so eat them whole or shell them if you prefer. Self-pollinated. Pick drying pods and store in paper bag till crisp - then shell A, W, Sp
Plantain - Minutina Plantain minutina 3 These elk horn shaped leaves are another healthy addition to a salad Self pollinating Self sows from one season to the next. An edible weed All year round.
Pumpkin - Australian Butter C. maxima 4 Largish orange skinned variety Cross-pollinated by insects. Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring.
Pumpkin - Blue Herron Curcubita maxima 4 Small oval, blue-grey fruit. Easy to peel, with sweet, dry flesh. Cross-pollinated by insects. Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring.
Pumpkin - Butternut Curcubita moschata 4 Small and nutty flavoured. Very tasty and popular with local growers. Cross-pollinated by insects. Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring.
Pumpkin - Golden Hubbard Curcubita maxima 4 Large fruit with bright orange, dry flesh. This variety has a loyal following in the area. Recommended. Cross-pollinated by insects. Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring.
Pumpkin - Jap Curcubita moschata 4 Small to medium sized fruit with sweet dry flesh. Popular variety. Cross-pollinated by insects. Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring.
Pumpkin - Queensland Blue Curcubita maxima 4 Heirloom variety. A long keeper with tough skin. Cross-pollinated by insects. Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring.
Pumpkin - Table Gramma Curcubita moschata 4 Smaller sized gramma pumpkin. Lovely for pies. Cross-pollinated by insects. Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring.
Pumpkin - Table Queen Curcubita pepo 4 Small sized. Cross-pollinated by insects. Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring.
Radicchio - Palla Rossa Early Cichorium intybus 5 Tight heads that turn bright red with cold. Adds colour to winter salads. Cross-pollinated. Need several plants of the same variety for good seed production. Chicory, endive and radicchio will cross with each other so ensure they are not flowering at the same time. Autumn.
Radish - Daikon Raphanus sativa 4 Long white root. Pickled in Japanese cuisine. Cross-pollinated by insects. Will cross with other radish varieties. Several plants needed for good seed production Spring, Summer and Autumn.
Radish - French Breakfast Raphanus sativa 4 small, round, crisp. Cross-pollinated by insects. Will cross with other radish varieties. Several plants needed for good seed production Spring, Summer and Autumn.
Rocket Eruca sativa 2 Peppery salad green. A prolific annual. Cross-pollinated by insects.   All year round.
Rocket - Wild Arugula Diplotaxis tenuifolia/muralis 2 Finely divided peppery salad green. Easy to grow perennial. Cross-pollinated by insects. Does not cross with regular rocket. Spring.
Silverbeet - Ever Picking Beta vulgaris 10 Smaller leaves and thinner stem than regular silverbeet. Keep picking leaves month after month. Cross-pollinated by wind. Keep separate from flowering beetroot and other beets. Spring, Summer and Autumn.
Silverbeet - Regular Beta vulgaris 10 Large green leaf with broad white stem. Grow quickly for tender leaves. Cross-pollinated by wind. Keep separate from flowering beetroot and other beets. Spring, Summer and Autumn.
Silverbeet - Ruby Red Beta vulgaris 10 Attractive red stalks add some excitement to dishes. Cross-pollinated by wind. Keep separate from flowering beetroot and other beets. Spring, Summer and Autumn.
Silverbeet - Southern European Spinach Beta vulgaris 10 Large light green leaf. Very tender. Use cooked or raw. Cross-pollinated by wind. Keep separate from flowering beetroot and other beets. Summer and Autumn.
Spinach - English Spinacia oleracea 5   Cross-pollinated by wind.   Spring and Summer.
Sunflower - Giant Yellow Helianthus annuus 5 Large flower on tall plants. Cross-pollinated by insects. Needs plenty flowering together to ensure robustness of future generations. Spring and Summer.
Sunflower - Prado Red Helianthus annuus 5 Medium sized, rusty red colours Cross-pollinated by insects. Needs plenty flowering together to ensure robustness of future generations. Spring and Summer.
Sunflower - Various kinds Helianthus annuus 5 Various colours and sizes Cross-pollinated by insects. Needs plenty flowering together to ensure robustness of future generations. Spring and Summer.
Swede - Giant Purple Top Brassica Napus 4 Large and tasty Cross-pollinated by insects. bienniel. Crosses with winter rape and fodder turnips. Late Summer to mid Autumn
Tagasaste - Tree Lucerne Chamaecytisus palmensis 5 leguminous, fodder and pioneer tree   scarify, add boiling water, pick swollen seed and strike in moist paper Spring
Tamarillo Cyphomandra betacea 3 Red Chief. Egg-shaped, sharp tasting fruit Self pollinating Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring.
Tomato - Brandywine L. esculentum 4 delicious, beefsteak variety Self pollinating Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring and Summer.
Tomato - Broad Ripple Yellow Currant Lycospersicon - 4 Winner of the 2008 Bega Tomato Taste Challenge. Self-pollinated. Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring and Summer.
Tomato - Cherry Solanum lycopersicum 4 early fruiter and long season producer, small round fruit. Self pollinating Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring and Summer.
Tomato - Currajong L. esculentum 4 This hardy, prolific variety keeps producing small sized fruit until very late in the season. Self pollinating Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring and Summer.
Tomato - English Chandler L. esculentum 4 Early fruiter, medium size. Self pollinating Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring and Summer.
Tomato - Golden Jubilee L. esculentum 4 Large, sweet orange fruit. Heirloom variety. Self-pollinated. Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring and Summer.
Tomato - Grape L. esculentum- 4 Vigorous climber with grape sized and shaped fruit. Still producing in May Self pollinating Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring and Summer.
Tomato - Kotlas L. esculentum 4 This variety tolerates cool conditions and is early to produce. Potato leaf type. Self-pollinated. Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring and Summer.
Tomato - Oxheart L. esculentum 4 This is a big, hearty, oval table tomato with excellent flavour. (Also known as Sav's Big Oval) Self pollinating Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring and Summer.
Tomato - Principe Borghese Lycospersicon - 4 Prolific, grape sized fruit with few seeds. Good for cooking. Self pollinating Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring and Summer.
Tomato - Roma L. esculentum 4 Egg-shaped fruit, that are good for all cooking uses as they are slightly drier than eating tomatoes. Self pollinating Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring and Summer.
Tomato - Rutgers L. esculentum 4 Good size red tomato. Recommended by a Bega market gardener. Self pollinating Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring and Summer.
Tomato - San Manzano L. esculentum 4 This paste variety needs staking. It makes wonderful tomato paste and bottles well. Self pollinating Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring and Summer.
Tomato - Tommy Toe Lycospersicon - 4 Sweet, small fruit. Quick maturing. Self pollinating Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring and Summer.
Tomato - Yellow Pear Lycopersicon lycopersicum 4 Climbing tomato, prolific producer of small yellow pear-shaped fruit. Self pollinating Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring and Summer.
Warragul Spinach Tetragonia tetragonioides 6 Native greens used like spinach. Select the young tender leaves and blanch or add to stir fry. Cross-pollinated by insects. Can also propagate from cuttings. Spring.
Watercress Nasturtium officianale 5 Add some zing to salads and sandwiches with this leafy green. Grows well in damp soil as well as in ponds. Self-pollinated. Collect small pods as they dry and store in paper bag Spring and Summer. Requires a shady, moist position.
Watermelon - Kleckley's Sweet Citrullus lanatus 5 This is a good grower in our region, but needs plenty of water for good production. Cross-pollinated by insects. Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring.
Zucchini - Bianca Cucurbita pepo 4 This versatile vegetable has light green skin with slight ridges along its length. The plant has a trailing habit and will spread several metres. Cross-pollinated by insects. Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring and Autumn.
Zucchini - Black Beauty Cucurbita pepo 4 This versatile vegetable has dark green fruit produced on a fairly compact plant. Cross-pollinated by insects. Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring and Autumn.
Zucchini - Black Jack Cucurbita pepo 4 This versatile vegetable has dark green fruit produced on a fairly compact plant. Cross-pollinated by insects. Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring and Autumn.
Zucchini - Rampicanti Cucurbita pepo 4 crookneck variety with a very long, slender neck and a bulbous end. Cross-pollinated by insects. Ferment seed pulp for a few days and strain Spring and Autumn.