An early producer of beautiful ghostly white eggplants that grow to 20-25cm long. Both skin and flesh is white, with a mild flavor. Very tasty when fried, in a ratatouille or mixed with other vegetables. Used in pots, containers or in the garden in a compost-rich and well-drained soil, sheltered from the wind.
"DESCRIPTION: from Taïwan, this variety produces very long fruits from 30 to 50 cm. Its deep lavender fruits are sweet and tender and its skin doesn`t neeed to be peeled. CROP: early and very productive variety that can bear over 20 fruits. "
"DESCRIPTION: Very mild and sweet, the 25-30cm long, very slender fruit, are a beautiful light-lime green. One of the best tasting eggplants with superb flavor and very tender. This heirloom from Thailand is becoming popular with gourmet chefs. "
Variety with very large leaves; lightly aniseed flavored taste and strong aroma. It is recommended to pinch off the buds in order to maximize leaf production. It is best to add during the last few moments of cooking to preserve its volatile oils. Fresh: salads, oils, vegetables, tomato dishes, pastas. When infused, the basil appeases agitated spirits, warms you up and soothes headaches. Can be cultivated in pots or in the vegetable garden.
This variety features rich, dark purple leaves that are an exciting contrast in sauces, pasta dishes, vinegars. It is recommended to pinch off the buds in order to maximize leaf production. Harvest leaves just before blooming. Can be cultivated in pots on the balcony or in the vegetable garden in a well drained soil. Harmonizes well with annuals and perennials in a flower bed.
"DESCRIPTION: this shrubby basil grows in a globe shape and is really perfumed. The tender leaves have a stronger taste and tastes better if eaten fresh. SOIL: light, rich and well-drained. USES: mixed salads, pastas, sandwiches, mediterranean dishes."
"Siam Queen produces spicy leaves that have a licorice aroma and flavour when crushed. Its attractive red-purple stems and pink-violet flowers make a decorative touch to your garden or patio planter.The flowers must be removed occasionally to keep leaf production going. Essential fresh cut accompaniment to many Vietnamese and Thai dishes. Used to flavour vegetables (especially beans, peppers and eggplants), soups and herb oils and vinegars. "
This annual is grown mainly for its velvety, rounded, curled leaves of deep green on top and red underneath. Also gets white, small, bell-shaped flowers from June to October. At its best in a hanging basket, containers, flower boxes or in a border in a moist but not consistantly wet, well-drained soil.
Spectacular begonia with red or pink flowers! Tolerates perfectly well heat, rain or sun! Adapts to all conditions. Blooms up to first frost. The best Begonia for baskets, flower boxes, and even bedding. Because of its beauty and long flowering, the Dragon Wing Begonia is a favorite with novice or advanced gardeners.
"With its numerous red-orange flowers, this trailing plant brights up semi shade areas of the garden or the patio. Can be used in patio pots, hanging baskets or flower boxes. Gorgeous and generous flowering! A good potting soil is essential. "