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Perennial multiplying leek plants

Perennial multiplying leek plants

Common name   Perennial leeks, Multiplier leeks, Perpetual leeks
Details   Easy to grow leek or spring onion substitute that will, once well established and managed, supply a constant supply of fresh leeks. Plants develop new baby leeks around the base. Just pull out the largest, central leek to eat and leave the rest to develop or replant space out the young ones if required.
Edible  
Perennial  
Tags     vegetable  perennial 
Price   $9.90  20 small leeks
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Large fruited thornless hawthorn seeds

Large fruited thornless hawthorn seeds

Common name   Chinese Hawthorn
Botanical name   Crataegus pinnatifida
Details   A deciduous tree or shrub that can grow to heights of 5-10meters. Grown widely in China for its edible red fruits, these seed come from a tree planted in 2013. This specimen is thornless and produces large quantities of big dark red fruit after white flowers. This is the only type of hawthorn we grow and there are no wild ones in close proximity (that I am aware of) so seed should be pure.
Tags     berries  deciduous  edible  fruit  perennial 
Price   $4.20  20 seeds
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Sea Buckthorn / Sea Berry seeds

Sea Buckthorn / Sea Berry seeds

Botanical name   Hippophae rhamnoides
Details   Supply update June 2024 - Our plants started producing berries last season so hope to have some available for sale in autumn. Check back in April 2025
Drought tolerance  
Edible  
Evergreen  
Fruit / berries  
Nitrogen fixer  
Perennial  
Tags     perennial  tree  berry  health 
Price   $4.90  20 seeds
Perennial Brassica from the forest garden

Perennial Brassica from the forest garden

Details   Having freed ourselves of the expectation of eating vegetables that resemble the unnatural size and uniformity of those found in the supermarket we have reduced our efforts and disappointments in the garden. Perennial brassica are one way that we produce more food with less work. Foraged fresh from the surrounding landscape, these baby broccoli heads (flowers) are tasty and tender.
Date   September 03, 2019
Tags     2019  September  Perennial  Vegetable 
Russell Lupin Seeds

Russell Lupin Seeds

Colour   mixed
Botanical name   Lupinus polyphyllus
Details   This leafy plant can grow to a meter and a half with its tall colourful spires of flowers which are a nectar source for bumblebees and other insects. Being a legume, lupins fix nitrogen in the surrounding soil for use by other plants making them a useful as well as attractive addition to the garden or orchard.
Nitrogen fixer  
Perennial  
Tags     flowers  N fixer  perennial  pink  purple  white  yellow 
Price   $3.20  20 seeds
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Fennel Seeds

Fennel Seeds

Botanical name   Foeniculum vulgare
Details   Super easy to grow requiring no care or attention. Grown as part of our food forest conversion process for transitioning from grass.
  • Produces a lot of biomass in a season.
  • Deep root system for soil stabilisation and building via organic mater injection.
  • Flowers loved by beneficial insects.
  • Seeds harden in autumn and can be used for tea or left to feed the birds and self seed.
Edible  
Perennial  
Seeds / nuts / tubers  
Tags     edible  herb  perennial 
Price   $3.90  20 seeds
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Osage Orange seeds

Osage Orange seeds

Botanical name   Maclura pomifera
Details   Thorny tree with very hot burning wood, also used for making excellent bows and natural livestock fencing.
Tags     perennial  tree 
Price   $4.90  20 seeds
Chaste Tree seeds

Chaste Tree seeds

Common name   vitex, chaste tree, chasteberry, Abraham's balm, lilac chastetree, monk's pepper
Botanical name   Vitex angus castus
Drought tolerance  
Tags     perennial  shrub  health 
Price   $4.90  20 seeds
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Siberian Pea Shrub seeds

Siberian Pea Shrub seeds

Botanical name   Caragana arborescens
Details   A genus of shrubs mostly native to Central Asia, some inhabiting dry, half-desert regions with hot summers and bitterly cold winters. They include some of the toughest and most accommodating of all plants, some able to survive temperatures down to -40°C

Seed is normally harvested late summer - autumn.

Due to drought our neglected plants did not set seed. Check back summer 2025 or join the wait list
Nitrogen fixer  
Perennial  
Tags     perennial  shrub  legume 
Price   $5.90  20 seeds
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Globe Artichoke

Globe Artichoke

Botanical name   Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus
Details   The globe artichoke is a variety of a species of large thistle cultivated as a food. The edible matter is buds that form within the flower heads before the flowers come into bloom.
Edible  
Perennial  
Tags     perennial  shrub  vegetable 
Price   $3.90  20 seeds
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Perennial multiplying leeks

Perennial multiplying leeks

Common name   Perennial leeks, Multiplier leeks, Perpetual leeks
Details   This is one of my favourite vegetables to grow as it is easy care, quick to multiply and can be used raw or cooked in many meals. If you want a perennial spring onion / leek then this is the one to grow and is productive for much of the year

Forming clumps over time, this onion / allium can be harvested and divided at any time, sitting ready and waiting in even poor, weedy soil. Rapidly bulk up your patch by dividing regularly and not eating too many at the beginning.
Edible  
Perennial  
Soil type   Most
Tags     vegetable  perennial 
Rating  
Laburnum

Laburnum

Common name   Golden chain or golden rain tree
Details   Yellow pea-flowers in pendulous leafless racemes 10–40 cm (4–15.5 in) long in spring, which makes them very popular garden trees.

All parts of the plant are poisonous, although mortality is very rare. Symptoms of laburnum poisoning may include intense sleepiness, vomiting, convulsive movements, coma, slight frothing at the mouth and unequally dilated pupils.
Family   Fabaceae
Flowers   Yellow
Diameter   6.00
Height (m)   6
Drought tolerance  
Nitrogen fixer  
Perennial  
Shade / Sun   Full sun / part shade
Soil type   Most
Wind tolerance   Good
Tags     perennial  tree  legume  hardy 
Assorted capsicum seed

Assorted capsicum seed

Common name   Pepper
Botanical name   Capsicum
Details   A random selection of sweet to mild peppers. We find these plants will last for several seasons in the glasshouse but die off in winter outside in North Canterbury.
Edible  
Frost sensitive  
Propagate     November   September   October  
Tags     annual  edible  perennial  tender  vegetable 
Price   $3.90  20 seeds
Service berry seeds

Service berry seeds

Common name   June berry, Saskatoon
Botanical name   Amelanchier alnifolia
Details   Produces flowers and edible fruit after 5 - 6 years. Slow to germinate as seed requires sold stratification
Edible  
Fruit / berries  
Perennial  
Propagate     February   March   April   May  
Tags     berries  perennial 
Price   $4.90  20 seeds
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Red cherry guava seeds

Red cherry guava seeds

Common name   Strawberry guava
Botanical name   Psidium cattleianum
Details   Small evergreen tree or shrub slowly growing to 6 meters. Native to Brazil. Red fruit, up to 3cm in diameter, with numerous hard small seeds. Rich in vitamin C
Edible  
Evergreen  
Frost sensitive  
Fruit / berries  
Perennial  
Tags     edible  evergreen  fruit  perennial  red  tender  tree 
Price   $3.90  20 seeds
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Catnip seeds

Catnip seeds

Botanical name   Nepeta cataria
Details   A short-lived perennial, plant that grows to be 50–100 cm tall and wide, which blooms pink or white from late spring through autumn. Loved by felines, catnip is also used in herbal teas. It can be a repellent for certain insects, including aphids.
Drought tolerance  
Perennial  
Tags     cats  fragrance  perennial  seeds 
Price   $3.90  50 seeds
Rosa Rugosa Seeds

Rosa Rugosa Seeds

Botanical name   Rosa Rugosa
Details   Large edible fruits (hips), which resembles cherry tomatoes, 2-3cm diameter, in late summer and early autumn. Plants often bear fruit and flowers at the same time. The leaves typically turn bright yellow before falling in autumn.
Edible  
Fruit / berries  
Perennial  
Tags     berries  edible  flowers  perennial  shrub  white 
Price   $3.90  20 seeds
Flowers   White
Aronia Melanocarpa Seeds

Aronia Melanocarpa Seeds

Common name   Black Chokeberry
Botanical name   Aronia Melanocarpa
Details   Most commonly found in wet woods and swamps, however it grows and fruits acceptably in an elevated location in North Canterbury. Seeds from bushes planted in 2016
Edible  
Fruit / berries  
Perennial  
Tags     berries  edible  perennial 
Price   $4.90  20 seeds
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