Radish Rambo

07 Feb: Organic Broccoli

Botanical Name: Raphanus sativus

Vivid purple radish for microgreens and/or sprouting. Attractive as a garnish item complementing gourmet salads, hors d’oeuvres, fish and meat dishes with its spicy taste. Exceptionally high in vitamins and minerals, its purple hue is also an antioxidant with anti cancer properties.

Sprout like a normal radish in 5 days or grow for a few days longer to obtain a bigger,more attractive purple cotyledon leaf. However, second and third leaves will appear green if left unharvested.

Days to maturity (8 days)

Amaranth Mekong Red

01 Jul: Mekong Red

Botanical Name: Amaranthus tricolor

Very useful red leafed Amaranth with bright mild tasting leaves adding vivid colour to salad mixes. Needs warmth to germinate.

Days to maturity (30 days)

Pea Fiji Feathers

26 Jun: Miami

Botanical Name: Pisum sativum (banned in Wairarapa)

These tasty microgreens are bred for its tendrils at the end of the shoots. Will re-grow if not cut too low in its tray.

They germinate evenly and have a uniform height. Good resistance to downy mildew and powdery mildew.

Days to maturity (7 days)