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Herbs & Edible Plants

Plants can be sent to all states except Western Australia & Tasmania .
All plants are sent in pots or barerooted and placed in a plastic bag with a compost mix or fibre. When receiving plants remove from bag, plant in pots or ground, in a sheltered position. Water well, gradually move to a sunny position. All plants have information supplied for growing and usage.

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NOVEMBER 2014

ARTICHOKE - Chinese (Stachys affinis)    OGA
Perennial to 60cm with mauve flowers. Plant in sunny position in Spring, producing edible tubers 5-7cm long. Harvest late Autumn-Winter. They have a mild nutty flavour, used in stirfrys, soups, salads & dips. Available Jun-Nov.
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ARTICHOKE - Jerusalem (Helianthus tuberosa)    OGA
Height to 1.2 metres. Hardy, grown by tuber, has showy yellow flowers. Dig after flowering as required, eat raw or cooked, good flavour. Available May to September.
$4.75 ea Qty    



ALOE (Aloe vera)  OGA
Hardy perennial succulent to 80 cm. Orange flower spikes. Use leaves fresh, cut as  needed. Apply jelly-like substance direct to burns, insect bites, rashes. Has many medicinal uses. Available all year.
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ASPARAGUS (Asparagus officinalis)  OGA
Perennial to 2m, popular old variety, robust spears. Harvest after 2 yrs. Six month old seedlings available all year.
6 seedlings for $6.60 Qty    



ASPARAGUS - Argenteuil (Asparagus officinalis)  OGA 
Attractive French heirloom perennial, producing 2cm thick white-green spears with purple tinted tip, harvest after 2 years. Six month old seedlings available all year.
4 seedlings for $6.00 Qty    



BASIL - Camphor (Ocimum kilimanscharicum)  Organic  
Perennial to 1 metre, very hardy small shrub. Distinct camphor aroma, used to deter insects. Available all year.
$4.75 each Qty    



BASIL - Greek (Ocimum basilicum)  OGA
Small strongly scented edible leaves, compact bush to 50cm. Use in garnishes, salads, vinegars, pasta, tea. Beautiful ornamental in garden or pots. Available all year.
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BASIL - Greek Perennial (Ocimum citriodorum 'Lesbos')  OGA  
Hardy perennial to 90cm high, upright habit. Ovate leaves with sweet basil aroma. Popular pot or garden plant. Grown by Mediteranian cultures. Non-seeding. Used for culinary dishes. Available all year.
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BASIL - Perennial Sweet (Ocimum obovatum)  OGA
Hardy perennial to 1 metre. Bushy habit. Leaves have a sweet tasty aroma. Tolerates some frost. Use fresh or dried in salads and cooking.
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BASIL - Spice (Ocimum americanum)  OGA  
Hardy perennial with a beautiful fruit spice aroma. Grows to 50cm high with soft mauve flowers. Used for cosmetics, fruit salads & poultry dishes. Available all year.
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BERGAMONT - Lemon Scented (Monardia citriodora)  OGA  
Attractive aromatic herb for sun-part shade position. Grows to 80cm with showy lavender flowers. Used for herbal tea & pot pouri. Available all year.
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BRAHMI (Bacopa monnieri)  OGA  
Compact perennial ground cover, for warm moist soils. Eaten fresh or dried for herbal tea. Brahmi assists in memory enhancing. Available all year.
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  CARDAMON (Alpinia)  OGA
Perennial to 1.5 metres. Likes shady position, and moisture and is very hardy. Leaves and roots used in cooking and cakes as flavouring. Available all year.
$5.00 each Qty    



  CASSAVA - Tapioca (Manihot dulicis tapioca)  OGA  
Hardy perennial shrub to 2 metres. Suited to warm areas, grown for tubers produced after 8 months. Boil before eating like potato, young leaves eaten cooked. Available all year.
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CATGRASS (Dactylis glomerata)  OGA
Hardy grass to 1 metre, popular for cats, dogs and guinea pigs to nibble on.  Enjoys a sunny spot. Available all year.
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CATMINT (Nepeta mussinii)  OGA
Aromatic perennial to 30cm with attractive mauve flower spikes and grey green leaves. Suitable for rockery, border or pots. Sun loving and hardy. Dried leaves used as herbal tea. Has medicinal properties, useful for colds and coughs. Cats are attracted to it. Available all year.
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CHILLI
Ideal to plant in pots or garden. Plant in full sun, needs warm conditions. Use in cooking or chilli sauce. Remove seeds & pith to reduce heat if desired. Heat rating: 10 is the hottest. Available all year.  All $3.50 each or 5 for $15.00

- Aji (Capsicum baccatum)  OGA
Fruit is shaped like a Bishop's crown. Light green, ripening to red. South American species. Heat level 6.
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- Black Pearl (Capsicum annum)  OGA  
Highly ornamental plant to 45cm high with deep purple-black leaves. Small round fruit, ripening black to red. Heat level 6.
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- Cayenne (Capsicum annum)  OGA
Thin walled slender green fruit to 15cms long, turning red. Heat level 6.
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- Fiesta (Capsicum annuum)  OGA  
Compact low spreading ground cover. Fruit 9cm long, changing from cream to orange then red. Heat level 5.
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- Habanero Chocolate (Capsicum chinense)  OGA  
Fruit ripens from green to chocolate brown, measuring up to 6cm long & 2.5cm wide with a waxy coating. Flavour rich, fruity, smokey. Plant up to 90cm high. Heat level 9.
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- Habanero Orange (Capsicum chinense)  OGA
Produces brightly coloured orange fruit to 5cm long. Hot tropical flavour. Heat level 8.
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- Hungarian Hot Wax (Capsicum annuum)  OGA
Attractive long, slender, yellow waxy fruits. Heat level 4.
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- Paprika (Capsicum annuum)  OGA  
Thin narrow red fruits to 8cm long. Dried & ground into powder or use as mild flavour chilli. Heat level 1.
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- Scotch Bonnet (Capsicum chinense)  OGA
Hardy variety producing small, red bonnet shaped fruit. Derived from the West Indies. Heat level 8.
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- Thai (Capsicum annuum)  OGA  
Small cylindrical fruit that comes to a point. Colours from dark green then black to red when ripe, up to 5cm long. Good heat level 7.
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CHIVES (Allium schoenoprasum)  OGA
Compact and clump forming perennial. Mauve flowers, small-leafed form of onion. Use fresh in salads, cooking. Available all year.
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CHIVES - Garlic (Allium tuberosum)  OGA
Garlic onion flavoured strap-like leaves. Perennial to 60 cm, clump forming with white flowers. Available all year.
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CITRONELLA GRASS (Cymbopogon nardus)  OGA  
Hardy perennial grass to 1.2 metres. Fragrant leaves source of Citronella oil. Useful repellent, rich in Vitamin C. Suitable for warm frost free areas. Available all year.
$7.00 each Qty    



COFFEE - Arabica (Coffea arabica)  OGA
Attractive shrub to 1.5 metres, glossy green leaves with creamed scented flowers. Green berries turn to red when ripe. Cleaned & roasted. Prefers warm sun to shade position, frost free. Good indoor plant. Available all year.
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COLTSFOOT (Tussilago farfara)  OGA  
Perennial herb for moist, shaded position to 20cm. Rounded green leaves, yellow flowers, medicinal plant. Restrict to pots, containers or contained bed. Available all year.
$4.75 each Qty    



COMFREY (Symphytum officinale)  OGA
Perennial, likes sun and shade, fertile position.  Rich in vitamins, excellent mulch, good liquid fertilizer, also add to compost. Many other uses.  Available all year.
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CURRY PLANT (Helichrysum angustifolium)  OGA
Perennial to 60cm, compact bush with small silvery, curry flavoured foliage, yellow flowers. Likes well drained soil, sunny position. Leaves added to cooked dishes. Excellent border or specimen plant. Available all year.
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  ECHINACEA (Echinacea purpurea)    OGA
Perennial herb  bright purple coneflowers to 100 mm, late summer. Used in a range of medicinal applications. Available all year.
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ELDERBERRY (Sambucus nigra)  OGA
Hardy shrub to 4 metres, white flowers burgundy berries. Use flowers, berries in cooking, wine, eat fresh. Leaves used for insect repellent, added to compost. Flowers make a cleansing tea. Many uses. Available all year.
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EPILOBIUM (Epilobium species)  OGA
Low growing medicinal herb, annual to 45cm. For shady, moist position. Dried herb used as a tea for the prostate.
$4.75 each Qty    



ESCHALLOT - Red(Allium cepa)  OGA  
Perennial to 40cm high with green onion like leaves, producing 3x3cm redish bulbs multiplying into a clump. Dies back early to mid Summer. Available January-August.
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FIVE-IN-ONE HERB (Coleus amboinicus)  OGA
Also known as Indian Borage. Perennial herb to 60cm high with thick, light green, hairy leaves, spikes of mauve flowers in Summer. Can grow in pot or garden, frost tender and tolerates dryness. Medicinal uses.
$4.75 each Qty    



GALANGAL (Alpinia officinarum)  OGA
Perennial to 1.5m, long narrow leaves, white orchid like flowers, roots larger than ginger. Vigorous, in garden or pots, moist fertile soil. Use root fresh, dry, culinary spice, flavours drinks, has medicinal properties. Available all year.
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GARLIC - Giant Russian (Allium sativum)  OGA
Very large bulb and cloves. Milder form of Garlic. Height 90cms, vigorous grower. Available from January - June.
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GARLIC - Italian White (Allium sativum)  ACO
Annual bulb, replanted each season. White cloves good market type. Available December - June.
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GARLIC - Rocambole (Allium species)  OGA
White garlic bulb to 5cm across with good flavour. Available January - June.
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GARLIC - Society (Tulbaghia violacea)  OGA
Hardy perennial to 40 cm, clump forming with edible strap like leaves, attractive mauve flowers in Spring. Culinary herb with mild garlic flavour. Whole plant used fresh in salads, and cooked dishes. Available all year.
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GARLIC - Society Variegated (Tulbaghia violacea)  OGA
Clump forming plant to 30cm, attractive green and cream striped leaves, flowers mauve. Delicious leaves used fresh in salads or cooked dishes. Available all year.
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GERANIUM - Scented (Pelargonium species)
Hardy, shruby bushes. Tolerates frost and dry conditions, fast growing perennials grow in average garden soil, sun to part shade. Highly perfumed with unusual leaf shapes and attractive pastel toned flowers in Spring. Available all year.

- (Pelargonium filicifolium) OGA
Erect branching habit, finely cut, sticky leaves and pungent aroma. Small orchid like purple flowers.
$4.75 each Qty    



- Apple (Pelargonium odoratissimum)  OGA
Soft, rounded, apple scented leaves, perennial with bushy habit to 45cm high, small white flowers.
$5.00 each Qty    



- Cinnamon (Pelargonium quercifolium)  OGA
Spreading variety to 1.5 metres. Large sticky coarse leaves with dark zone, cinnamon aroma. Hardy plant for sunny position. Dried leaves for pot pourri's. Available all year.
$4.75 each Qty    



- Coconut (Pelargonium enossularioides) OGA
Perennial aromatic coconut scented, round green leaves, self sows. Used in desserts & aromatic gardens.
$4.75 each Qty    



- Fernleaf (Pelargonium denticulatum)  OGA
The finest cut leaf of all. Grows to 60cm high, sticky pine scented leaves with small lilac flowers in Spring. Used in pot pouri & essential oils.
$5.00 each Qty    



- Lemon (Pelargonium crispum)  OGA
Curly, lemon scented leaves. Small compact grower to 60cm with lilac flowers.
$6.00 each Qty    



- Lime (Pelargonium nervosum)  OGA
Deep green toothed leaves, erect plant to 80cm. Lime scented, use in punch or desert.
$6.00 each Qty    



- Mabel Grey (Pelargonium citronellum)  OGA  
Highly lemon scented, fan shaped leaves, pink-mauve flowers. Grows to 80cm high. Used to flavour cakes, dries for pot pouri.
$6.00 each Qty    



- Nutmeg (Pelargonium fragrans)  OGA  
Compact perennial to 60cm high. Spicy fragrance of nutmeg, small white flowers in profusion. Ideal for pots or garden.
$6.00 each Qty    



- Oak Leaf (Pelargonium quercifolium)  OGA
Shrubby prostrate growth to 60cm. Sticky oak shaped leaves with dark blotch, fruit & spice scented, attractive mauve flowers.
$5.00 each Qty    



- Peppermint (Pelargonium tomentosum)  OGA
Low spreading variety with large soft, velvety, peppermint scented leaves. Small white flowers in Summer.
$4.75 each Qty    



- Robers Lemon Rose (Pelargonium graveolens)  OGA  
Attractive perennial shrub to 1 metre high, leaves grey-green lobed, aromatic lemon-rose scent. Use dried leaves in pot pouri.
$4.75 each Qty    



- Rose (Pelargonium radula)  OGA
Leaves scented rose lemon to camphor. Attractive fine cut leaves, pink to purple flowers in Spring. Compact plant to 1.5 metres. Use leaves fresh in cooking, dried in pot pouri, pillows.
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GINGER (Zingiber officinale)    Organic
Perennial to 1 metre, with long narrow leaves. Enjoys warm sheltered position, moist fertile well drained soil. Suitable for pots or garden. Used fresh or dried for culinary and medicinal purposes. Available October-February.
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HERB ROBERT(Geranium robertianum)  OGA  
Easily grown annual to 40cm high. Green leaves turn red, ideal for moist sun - part shade position. Self sows, high in vitamins A, B, C, minerals & medicinal uses. Available all year.
$5.00 each Qty    



HORSERADISH (Aromoracia rusticanna)  OGA
Perennial to 60cm, likes deep friable soil. Hardy, easily grown, dies back in Winter. Adds flavour to meat, potatoes, spreads and dips. High in vitamin C. Many medicinal uses. Available all year.
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INDIAN CURRY TREE (Murraya koenigii)    OGA
Small evergreen shrub or tree to 5 metres. Strongly scented leaves with white flowers followed by edible, peppery tasting black berries. Whole plant is used, fresh leaves in curries. Available all year.
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KANG KONG - Water Spinach (Ipomoea aquatica)
Asian green, easily grown in water or moist soil. Suited in warmer areas, grow as annual in cold areas. Fast growing, leaves & shoots cooked in 2 minutes. High in iron & protein. Available all year.
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LADY'S MANTLE (Alohemilla mollis)    OGA
Perennial plant to 45cm high. Cupped shaped leaves, clusters of yellow flowers in late Spring. Drought tolerant, good ground cover. Available all year.
$4.75 each Qty    



LAVENDER - French (Lavendula dentata)    OGA
Attractive compact small shrub to 1 metre, grey-green toothed leaves. Dark mauve spikes most of the year. Aromatic flowers dried used in pot pori. Available all year.
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LAVENDER - Giant (Lavendula allardii)    OGA
Strong grower to 1.5 metres, leaves broad grey-green, violet purple flowers in Spring-Summer. Attractive ornamental, flowers use in pot pori. Available all year.
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LAVENDER - Italian (Lavendula stoechas)    OGA
Dense bushy shrub to 90cm, with narrow green leaves and dark purple flower spikes in Spring. Used in pot pori dried. Available all year.
$4.75 each Qty    



LAVENDER - Munstead (Lavendula augustifolia)    OGA  
Compact grower to 40cm high. Silver grey leaves, mauve-blue spikes late Autumn-Spring. Rockery and border plant. Available all year.
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LAVENDER - Stoechas (Lavendula stoechas)    OGA  
Italian selection to 60cm high, with dense bushy growth, light green fragrant leaves and long dark purple flower spikes in Winter-Spring. Available all year.
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LAVENDER - Vera (Lavendula augustifolia)    OGA  
Grey-green leaves, compact growth to 50cm high producing short spikes of violet blue flowers. Valued for cutting, drying, essential oils & medicinal use. Available all year.
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LAWN CHAMOMILE (Anthemis nobilis)  OGA
Aromatic hardy perennial ground cover with small yellow, white daisy flowers in summer. Likes cool moist soils. Makes excellent lawn substitute, pathways, lawn seats. Leaves highly aromatic. Herbal tea from flowers and hair rinse. Available April-November.
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LEMON BALM (Melissa officinalis)  OGA
Perennial to 40 cm soft, smooth lime-green leaves. Use fresh in salads, hot, cold drinks, garnishes. A calmative, helps relieve nervousness and stress. Available all year.
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LEMONGRASS (Cymbopogon citratus)  OGA
Very hardy perennial to 1 metre, clump forming, with long thin lemon flavoured leaves. Useful garden mulch and high in Vitamins A and C. Stems used in stir-fries, curry, fish and rice dishes, hot and cold drinks. Mild relief for headaches, colds and anxiety. Available all year.
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LEMONGRASS - East Indian (Cymbopogon flexuosus)  OGA
Perennial to 1.2 metres. Hardy & vigorous, rust resistant. Has thin purple to red stems and green leaves. Use leaves for herbal tea. Purple flowerhead. Available all year.
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LEMON VERBENA (Aloysia triphylla)  OGA
Deciduous perennial shrub to 3 metres. Leaves lemon scented, highly aromatic small white flowers. Use fresh leaves in tea, salads and dried leaves in pot pouri. Available all year.
$6.00 each Qty    



LIME BALM (Melissa officinalis)  OGA
Perennial to 40cm high with soft lime scented leaves. Use to flavour pork & fish, herbal tea, salads, salsas & many more uses. Available all year.
$5.00 each Qty    



MARJORAM (Majorama hortensis)  OGA
Sweet smelling culinary herb to 40cm. Hardy plant liking well drained soil. Use in cooking & herbal tea. Available all year.
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MARSHMALLOW (Althaea officinalis)    OGA
Perennial to 60 cm. Round leaves, mauve flowers. Eat young leaves and shoots, high in vitamins and minerals. Can be lightly steamed. Available all year.
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MINT
Perennials varying from good ground cover varieties to upright bushy types to 60cm. Intensely flavoured leaves used fresh or dried in cooking, drinks, insect repellents, pot pouri, oils and medicinal. Available all year.

- Basil (Mentha basilicum)  OGA
Upright to 50cm, aromatic glossy green leaves, basil & mint scented. Use fresh, dried in salads & cooked dishes.
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- Chocolate (Mentha piperita)  OGA
Chocolate scent mixed with sweet peppermint. Grown as other monts. Used for flavouring in desserts. Available all year.
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- Common (Mentha viridis)  OGA
Hardy, requires good moisture. Fresh, dried in cooking & cool drinks. Cut back regularly for fresh growth & constant supply.
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- Corsican (Mentha requienii)  OGA
Matt forming perennial with tiny ovate leaves. Prostrate rooting stems and pungent peppermint scent. Minute lilac flowers in Summer.
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- Eau-de Cologne (Mentha-piperita citrata)  OGA
To 60cm, purple-green, strongly perfumed leaves. Use for cosmetics, bath water, pot pourri.
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- Ginger (Mentha gentilis)  OGA  
Upright perennial to 40cms with dark green leaves and reddish stems. Slightly ginger flavoured. Add to drinks, desserts. Grow in containers. Available all year.
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- Greek Pennyroyal (Mentha specie)  OGA
Strong growing ground cover, more upright than pennyroyal. Small medicinal & culinary uses. Sunny position.
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- Korean (Agastache rugosa)  OGA
Attractive green mint to 50cm high. Leaves aromatic liquorice scented, violet blue flowers, bee attractant. Use as garnish, tea, salads and pasta. Available all year.
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- Lime (Mentha piperata)  OGA
Crisp lime-mint scent, use to flavour drinks, deserts, fish and chicken dishes. Available all year.
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- Menthol (Menthol species)  OGA
Compact bush to 45cm, soft lilac flowers in Summer. Fresh leaves used as herb teas, for coughs & colds.
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- Orange (Mentha aquatica)  OGA  
A mixed frangrance of orange mint and spice. Use in cakes, drinks & chicken dishes. Available all year.
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- Pennyroyal (Mentha pulegium)  OGA
Ground cover, small aromatic leaves, Insect repellent & many other uses. Plant in pathways for pleasant aroma.
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- Peppermint (Mentha piperita)  OGA
Essential oil variety, strong oil content. Dark green leaves used to extract oil, can be brewed for tea, use fresh, dry.
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- Spearmint (Mentha spicata)  OGA
Ideal to serve as a cool drink, can be used on meats or fruit salads. Has medicinal properties.
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- Variegated Apple (Mentha rotundifolia varieg)  OGA
To 40cm, spreading habit. Attractive contrast of yellow green leaves, apple fragrance. Used fresh, dried in hot, cold drinks, jellies and garnish.
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- Vietnamese (Polygonum mentha)  OGA
Spreading habit to 40cm, marked pointed leaves, gives spicy flavour to rice, curry satays, chicken & salads. Good source Vitamin C, infuse for mouth ulcer gargle.
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MUGWORT (Artemesia vulgaris)  OGA
Aromatic perennial to 2 metres, erect stems & dark green dissected leaves. Medicinal & culinary uses. Available all year.
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MUSHROOM PLANT (Rungia kiossii)  OGA
Perennial to 1 metre, prefers shady, moist position. Foliage shiny yellow-green with mushroom-like flavour. Use fresh in salads, cooked dishes and garnishes. Higher protein than mushrooms, rich in vitamins A and C, Calcium and Iron. Available all year.
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OREGANO - Common (Origanum vulgare)  OGA
Perennial ground cover, hardy. Used fresh or dried in tomato dishes, salad and pizza. Available all year.
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OREGANO (Origanum vulgare ‘polyphant’)  OGA
Attractive compact ground cover to 30cms, with green and yellow leaves. Used as other oreganos. Grow in container or edging plant. Sun to part shade position. Available all year.
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OREGANO - Golden (Origanum vulgare aureum)  OGA
Hardy perennial to 30 cm with golden yellow foliage. Attractive rockery or pot plant, tolerates sun and drier conditions. Decorative addition to salads, use as for common oregano. Available all year.
$4.75 each Qty    



OREGANO - Greek White (Origanum albus)  OGA
Perennial to 45cm, white flowers Summer-Autumn. Stronger flavour than the above variety. Add dry flower heads, leaves to pizza/casseroles/tomato/meat. Available all year.
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OREGANO - Syrian (Origanum syriacum)  OGA
Hardy shrubby perennial plant to 80cm high.Highly aromatic. Used as other oreganos. One of the essentials herbs used in the making of zaatar in the Middle East. Available all year.
$5.00 each Qty    



ORRIS ROOT(Iris pallida)  OGA  
Hardy perennial to 80cm high. Leaves sword shaped with mauve-blue flowers in Summer. Produces a thick, stout rhizome. Good fixative in perfumery and pot pourri. Available all year.
$6.00 each Qty    



PEPPERMINT - Native (Mentha australis)  OGA
Australian native peppermint. Perennial for moist soil, sun to shade position. Aromatic peppermint flavour used for herbal teas & desserts. Available all year.
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POTATO - Nicola (Solanum tuberosum)  OGA
Hardy to 50cm high. Grow in cool to warm weather, frost free. Dutch creamy, yellow potato, good flavour and texture.
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POTATO - Sebago (Solanum tuberosum)  OGA
Hardy vegetable to 50cm high. Grown in cool to warm weather when frost free. Easy to grow in well drained soil in sunny position. Oval, creamy white flesh. Good all rounder, and eating quality.
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POTATO ONION - Brown (Allium cepa)  OGA
Perennial to 40cm high with green, onion like tops & brown bulbs, multiplies readily. Eaten fresh or cooked. Plant in cooler months. Available January-August.
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POTATO ONION - Golden Brown (Allium cepa)  OGA
Perennial to 40cm high with green, onion like tops & brown bulbs, multiplies readily. Eaten fresh or cooked. Plant in cooler months. Available January-June.
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PYRETHRUM(Chrysanthemum cineraifolium)  OGA  
Hardy flowering daisy to 40cm high, for sunny well drained position. Flowers dried and used for insecticide. Available all year.
$6.00 each Qty    



RHUBARB - Sydney Crimson (Rheum rhubarbarum)  OGA
Perennial to 90cm, plant in rich well drained soil. Stalks cooked for pie, savoury or sweet. Leaves are poisonous, used as spray for the garden. Available all year.
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RHUBARB - Victoria (Rheum rhubarbarum)  OGA
Produces broad stalks, green-red colour, up to 60cm long. Vigorous upright grower. Available all year.
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ROSEMARY (Rosmarinus officinalis)  OGA
Upright shrubby plant to 1 metre. Small pale flowers, frost & drought tolerant. For sunny position, strong pungent herb used in cooked dishes. Available all year.
$5.00 each Qty    



SAGE - Common (Salvia officinalis)  OGA
Perennial to 60cm with attractive grey leaves & showy blue flower spikes. Grow in sunny position. Bee attractant. Used for herbal tea, cooking, seasoning and hair rinse. Available all year.
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SAGE - Fruity (Salvia dorisiana)    OGA
Perennial to 1.2m, shrub with large soft lime-green leaves, bright pink flowers Winter-Spring. Add fragrant leaves to poultry/meat/cold drinks. Ideal in rockery, herb garden, likes sunny position, well drained soil. Available all year.
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SAGE - Greek (Salvia fruticosa)  OGA  
Native to parts of the mediteranian. Hardy perenniaal to 90cm, grey-silver leaves, pinkish-blue flowers. Much hardier than common sage. Dried used in culinary dishes, tea and burnt as incense. Available all year.
$5.00 each Qty    



SAGE - Pineapple (Salvia elegans)    OGA
Tall growing perennial to 1.5 metres. Edible flowers scarlet, used in food decoration. Leaves have a pineapple scent. Used to flavour drinks. Attractive plant. Available all year.
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SAGE - Purple (Salvia officinalis purpurescens)    OGA
Decorative shruby plant to 60cm high, leaves purplish-red, producing blue flower spikes in Summer. Available all year.
$5.00 each Qty    



SAGE - Tricolour (Salvia officinalis)  OGA
Attractive plant to 60cm high with cream, green and pink tinged leaves. Use as common sage. Available all year.
$5.00 each Qty    



SAGE - Variegated (Salvia officinalis)  OGA
Attractive shruby plant to 60cm hig, cream & green leaves, adds colour to garden. Ideal for pots in sunny position. Use as for common sage. Available all year.
$5.00 each Qty    



SANTOLINA (Santolina chamaecyparissus)    OGA
Bushy plant with silver-grey leaves. Aromatic perennial, yellow button flowers in Summer. Hardy, drought tolerant. Available all year.
$4.75 each Qty    



SELF HEAL (Prunella vulgaris)  OGA
Attractive variety to 40cm, perennial, eaten fresh, use as garnish. Green tops, golden bulbs to 2.5cm all year. Multiplies readily. Available January-June.
$4.75 each Qty    



SOAPWORT (Saponaria officinalis)  OGA
Hardy herb to 1 metre, perennial. Attractive white to pink flowers. Likes sun to part shade. Rhizomes used as a soap lathering agent. Medicinal. Available all year.
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SORREL - French (Rumex scutatus)    OGA
Popular variety, perennial to 50cm. Broad fleshy green leaveswith lemony taste. Leaves add a tangy freshness to salads andsoups, or lightly steamed. Available May-November.
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SORREL - Red (Rumex sanguineus)  OGA
Hardy perennial with a rosette of soft green leaves and attractive red veins, highly ornamental. Moist soil, sun-shade position, New leaves eaten only. Medicinal herb. Available all year.
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SOUTHERN WOOD (Artemesia abrotanum)    OGA
Hardy perennial to 1.5 metres, shrub with finely cut leaves, sweetly aromatic. Medicinal properties, leaves used to discourage insects and moths. Attractive ornamental.
$4.75 each Qty    



SPEEDWELL (Veronica officinalis)  OGA  
Perennial herb and ground cover. Lilac flowers in Summer. For moist shade to sun position, Many medicinal uses. Available all year.
$4.75 each Qty    



STINGING NETTLE (Urtica dioica)  OGA  
Hardy perennial to 1 metre high. Rich in vitamins, minerals & iron. Leaves steamed and dried, makes an excellent liquid fertiliser. Available all year.
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SUGAR CANE (Saccharum officinalis)  OGA
Very hardy, fast growing, tolerates warm-temperate areas. Used as low wind break. Forms clump to 4m, stems sliced, chew to extract sweet juice. Kids love em! Supplied as stem cuttings. Available all year. (Not to Qld.)
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SWEET LEAF (Stevia rebaudiana)  OGA
Perennial to 80cm high. dried leaves 30 times sweeter than sucrose. Use fresh or dry as sugar substitute. Hardy for most areas, dormant in winter. Available all year.
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SWEET POTATO - White (Ipomea batatas)  OGA
Perennial trailing tuber, developing over summer. White oval flesh, harvest 4-6 months after planting. Plant Spring-early Summer in cooler climates, all year in tropics. Steam, bake, fry or dry tubers. Available all year. Rooted cuttings.
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SWEET POTATO - Mauve (Ipomea batatas)  OGA  
Cream coloured tubers with mauve centres and green dissected leaves. Excellent flavour. Avail. all year.
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SWEET POTATO - Purple (Ipomea batatas)  OGA
Suited good, well drained soil, sunny position, producing delicious purple skinned tubers & white flesh. High in anthocyanin. Available all year.
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SWEET ROOT - Yacon (Polymnia sonchifolia)  OGA
Herbaceous perennial to 2m. Hardy in most climates, easy to grow, dies down in Winter. related to the sunflower family. Tubers sweet, white and crunchy. Eat fresh, sliced in salad, baked/steamed. Available May-December.
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SWEET VIOLET (Viola odorata)  OGA
Old World plant, hardy perennial to 30cm attractive, edible blue perfume flowers. Likes moist soil, sun to shade position. Medicinal properties. Available all year.
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TANSY (Tanacetum vulgare)  OGA
Hardy perennial to 1.2 metres, tolerates dryness and poorer soils. Shrubby plant with dissected leaves and showy yellow flower heads. Repels moths, ants, aphids, flies. Treatment for roundworms, rich in minerals for composting. Available all year.
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TANSY - Curled (Tanacetum vulgare)  OGA
Hardy perennial to 1 metre, very attractive curly foliage. Similar uses to common tansy. Available all year.
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TARRAGON - French (Artemisia dracunculus)  OGA
Perennial herb to 50cm. Aromatic small leaves with a mint anise flavour. Used in cooking, bottled vinegars. Available August-March.
$6.00 each Qty    



TARRAGON - Winter (Targetes ludida)  OGA
Hardy perennial herb, with decorative yellow flowers in summer. Aromatic licorice flavoured leaves, use fresh or dried in salads, egg, fish dishes, herbal tea. Available all year.
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THYME - Carraway (Thymus herba-barona)  OGA
Low growing carpet, minute dark green leaves strong caraway aroma. Low water requirement, frost hardy, mauve flowers in Summer. Leaves flavour meat, vegetables. Available all year.
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THYME - Common (Thymus vulgaris)  OGA
Evergreen culinary herb to 30cm high. For well drained, sunny position. Frost hardy. Used in a variety of cooked dishes. Available all year.
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THYME - Lemon (Thymus citriodorus)  OGA  
Compact small perennial bush to 30cm high, small green ovate leaves, strongly lemon scented. Used to flavour culinary dishes. Available all year.
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THYME - Pizza (Thymus numularis)  OGA  
Prostrate growing variety to 15cm high, highly aromatic leaves used in culinary dishes. Attractive ground cover. Available all year.
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THYME - Silver Posy (Thymus vulgaris 'Argenteus')  OGA
Compact perennial to 25cm. Attractive variegated silver & green leaves, small pink flowers in Summer. Ideal pot or rockery plant. Use as common thyme.
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THYME - Turkey (Thymus pulegioides)  OGA
Hardy & sun loving, for well drained soil, to 20cm high, strongly fragrant. One of the best tasting for cooking.
$5.00 each Qty    



TREE ONION/EGYPTIAN (Allium cepa - proliferum)  OGA  
Perennial to 60cm, producing multiplying bulbs to 4cm across with brown skin. Small bulblets are produced on the flower heads which repropagate. Cold hardy plant. Use as for onions. Available all year

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TUMERIC (Curcuma longa)  OGA
Perennial to 80cm. Grows in large pot or in the ground, sheltered position. Large green leaves, flowers white. Root used in curries, yellow dye, adds flavour and colour to Asian dishes. Leaves can also be used in dry form. Available July-October.
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VALERIAN (Valeriana officinalis)  OGA
Perennial, height 60 cm. Grow in semi-shaded position, high in phosphorous, magnesium, potassium.  Add to composts, can make a spray for fungal diseases. Roots used for headaches, nervous tension. Available all year.
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VANILLA GRASS (Hierochloe adorata)  OGA  
Creeping plant growing to 50cm. Soft thin green leaves, dormant in Winter. Dried leaves made into braids give off vanilla aroma when burned. Used to flavour candy, drinks & perfumes. Available all year.
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VETIVER GRASS (Vetiveria zizanioides)  OGA
Clumpy perennial to 1m, hardy, tolerates dryness. Useful for erosion control, fodder. Aromatic roots valued for oil, perfumery, cosmetics, pot pouri, insect repellent. Available all year.
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WATERCRESS - Upland (Barbarea vulgaris)  OGA
Hardy perennial to 60 cm, likes moist soil, produces all year round. Yellow flowers in Spring. Use leaves fresh in salads, soups, sandwiches and ideal garnish plant. High in Vitamin A, B’s and minerals. Available all year.
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WATERCRESS - Lebanese (Aethionema cordiolum)  OGA
Hardy perennial ground cover to 20cm, creeping variety, attractive dissected foliage. Celery-flavoured, good in salads, meat and stir-fry. Excellent in sun, shade and wet areas. Available all year.
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WINTER SAVOURY (Satureja montana)  OGA
Prostrate perennial herb to 30cm. Compact grower with small pungent leaves & pale flowers. Frost hardy in well drained soil. Savoury flavour used in cooked dishes. Available all year.
$4.75 each Qty    



WOOD BETONY (Stachy’s officinalis)  OGA
Hardy perennial to 40cm, pink to mauve flowers in Summer. Used as tea, medicinal propeties. Available all year.
$4.75 each Qty    



WORMWOOD - Roman (Artemisia pontica)  OGA
Aromatic hardy perennial to 1 metre high. Foilage finely cut, silvery green upright bushy habit, for sunny position. Frost tolerant, used as flavouring for wine.
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WORMWOOD - Tree (Artemisia arborescens)    OGA
Perennial shrub to 1.5 metres high. Silver grey leaves, pungent aroma. Ideal for dry, sunny position, very hardy. Repels animals. Available all year.
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YAM - African (Dioscorea alata)  OGA
Grow from underground tubers as a climbing vine to 4 metres. Dark shiny green heart-shaped leaves tinged with purple. Tubers brown skin with creamy white flesh. Eaten as potatoes, cooked, baked, steamed, deep fried as chips. Warm to sub tropical climate. Available July-November.
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YARROW (Achillea millefolium)  OGA
Clump forming perennial ground cover, ferny leaves, white changing to pink flowers. Medicine plant for colds, pain, headaches & wounds, excellent compost activator. Available all year.
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YARROW - Cerise Queen (Achillea species)  OGA
Perennial to 40cm, cerise flowers to 6 cm, Spring-Summer. Hardy, sun-loving, attractive rockery plant, tolerates most soils. Good cut flower. Available all year.
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YARROW - Gold (Achillea filipendulina)  OGA
Perennial to 90cm, brilliant golden yellow flowers to 12 cm. Hardy, flowers most of the year. Good cut flower. Available all year.
$4.75 each Qty    



 






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