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Interesting varieties like carob, almond, physalis and tzimbalo.

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Artichoke Violet de Provence

Artichoke ‘Violet de Provence’

'Violet de Provence’ is an artichoke with purple coloring. Perennial thistle, many times grown as an annual. Delicate flower buds, best served with butter. Grows to about 80-100cm in height. Very decorative plants. Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus. 15seeds/pack
€2.50
Caper

Caper

Caper is a perennial bush in warm climates. In cooler climates the plants mush be kept indoors or in a greenhouse during the winter. The bush has a cascading growth and can often be seen cascading down from cliffs in the Mediterranean area. Flowers with stunningly beautiful orchid-like flowers in white and pink. The herb "caper" is the flower buds. Also the leaves and the fruits can be used for salads, pots, stews etc. Capparis spinosa. 10seeds/pack
€3.00
Cardoon

Cardoon ’Bianco Gigante Inerme Foglia Intera’

Cardoon ’Bianco Gigante Inerme Foglia Intera’ is a perennial thistle related to the artichoke. Often grown as an annual for its edible stalks. Also the inner parts of the roots can be used. Grows to about 80cm in height and is very decorative with its silver-green foliage. Cynara cardunculus. 20seeds/pack
€2.50
Long Red Okra

Long Red Okra

Long Red produces around 10cm bright-red fruits. Flowers with gorgeous hibiscus-like crème-yellow flowers. Should be pick regularly, before the fruits get too large. Use in soup, stews, gumbo, deep-fried, etc. Abelmoschus esculentus. 10seeds/pack
€3.00
Mary Washington Asparagus

Mary Washington Asparagus

Mary Washington is a perennial delicacy. Produces classical asparagus that can be harvested both as white and green. Does well also in a cooler climate. Resistant against asparagus rust. Asparagus officinalis. 25seeds/pack
€2.50
Okra Pylaia

Okra Pylaia

A traditional variety from Pylaia, Thessaloniki. Heavy yielder of green, pentagonal, long pods. Okra is mostly used in soups and stews as it contains a natural thickener when heated. Also gives the sliminess often associated with okra. Greece. Abelmoschus esculentus. 25seeds/pack
€2.50
Schönbrunner Gold Physalis

Schönbrunner Gold Physalis

Schönbrunner Gold Physalis is a bred variety that produces larger fruits. Golden-yellow fruits with the typical "physalis-paper". Sweet-tangy, strong excellent flavour with pleasant aroma. Keeps well after picking. The plant is large, can grow up to 150-200cm. Needs support. Physalis peruviana. 15seeds/pack
€2.50
Grande Rio Verde

Tomatillo Grande Rio Verde

Grande Rio Verde is a Tomatillo with huge apple-green fruits around 70-100grams each. Plants grow to around 60-100cm in height. Good production. Grow two or more plants to ensure good pollination. Use fresh for sauces etc., can also be frozen for later use. Physalis ixocarpa. 85D. 15seeds/pack
€3.00
Tomatillo Purple

Tomatillo Purple

Tomatillo Purple is a tomato-relative that produces purple fruits with the typical "physalis-paper". Use for salsa, jam, pots and stews, salads and more. Needs some support. Physalis philadelphica. 10seeds/pack
€3.00
Tzimbalo

Tzimbalo

Tzimbalo is tomato-relative from South America, a "wild pepino". The fruits are in the size of grapes, light-green in colour, with white stripes and spots. Use as berries, eat fresh, make jam or desserts. Slight melon-flavour but more acid, with a hint of gooseberry. The plant has a cascading growth. Can be grown in hanging baskets, high pot or raised beds. Can also be grown with support, grows up to 1m in height. Solanum caripense. 30seeds/pack
€3.00