Lollo Rossa (Spumiglia)
Classic Italianwith tightly ruffled, purple-red edges forming a mounded, round shape.
Growing lettuce plants in the tropics generally require more care. They are delicate plants that are sensitive to heat and humidity. Grow with care. Will bolt faster as temperature rises and duration of sunlight increases. Use shade cloth to block out afternoon sun.Germinate in cool, dark area. Grow in cool area, shaded from afternoon sun, good air circulation and water often. Suitable for container gardening. Not recommended for beginner guerillas.
This is a vigorous plant with large leaves and a milder taste than Italiano Classico. Use it to put on a sandwich, wrap a slice of tomato with mozzarella cheese, or on bruschetta. Can be grown in containers. 75-80 days from direct seed. Sow seeds in a sunny spot when weather has warmed up, or start in a seed box and transplant. For transplants, sow 5-6 seeds in a 10cm pot six weeks before setting out. 8g about 5,600 seeds.
ClassicåÊvariety of basil. Large plant with dark green leaves. Often used for sauces and pestos.
Thrives in tropical weather. Very easy to germinate and grow. Shade cloth recommended to shield from afternoon sun.View full product details
Smallest of Basil leaf family but carries very intense flavours. Plants grows in a small compact bush and grows well in pots.View full product details
Latin Name:Solanum Melongena L.
This heirloom varietal produces large black and glossy fruits. A common standard of market eggplants.
Eggplants in general take well to tropical climates and can be grown as perennials. Just make sure soil preparation and moisture is adequate for fruiting plants and allow for protection during the hottest of afternoon suns and good air circulation in-between and amongst plants.View full product details