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Wonderberry

10 WONDERBERRY SEEDS (Solanum Retroflexum) Edible Fast Growing BerryWONDERBERRY SEEDS (Solanum Retroflexum) Edible Fast Growing Berry

WONDERBERRY SEEDS (Solanum Retroflexum) Edible Fast Growing Berry

SPECIES INFO

One of our quickest seed to harvest plants, you can be eating Wonderberries from seed in just three months.

The Wonderberry or Sunberry is a popular berry in North America for its delicious sweet taste and fast growing characteristics.

Easy to grow, they produce small, sweet, blue berries – wonderful for salads and jams or cooked in pies and makes a great wine.

○ GROWING METHOD

How To Grow Wonderberries From Seed

Seeds should be soaked in water for around 30 minutes immediately prior to sowing.
Standard potting mix or garden soil is the ideal start for your seeds.

Sow two or three moistened seeds (per pot) onto the surface of the wettened soil and cover very lightly.
Keep the soil moist and in a warm, sunny position.
Containers should be held in warm conditions until sprouts appear. These seeds are very slow to germinate, usually taking from 30 to 40 days.

Transplant to permanent location anytime after the plant has more than two leaves.

Even so, young plants can fruit in as little as 12 weeks.

When fully mature a Wonderberry plant can produce hundreds of berries.

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Salvia TriColour

SALVIA 'Tricolour Mix' 150 seeds s.horminum flower garden CUT FLOWER bushy sageSALVIA ‘Tricolour Mix’  flower garden CUT FLOWER bushy sage

This fast growing plant can be used as a cut flower or in borders. It produces bushy plants with interesting flower bracts in blue, pink and white. The flowers are long lasting and the plant will flower all through the summer for a long lasting show. Excellent when planted enmasse or a feature in a cottage garden. Grows approx. 70cm tall.

Annual but reseeds very easily.

Sow Spring for most areas or autumn in tropics and arid zones

Sow in pots first and transplant out later, scatter on soil surface and cover very lightly, keep moist and out of sun until germination.

. Germinates within approx. 14-21 days

Likes well drained soil

Flowers in approx. 12 weeks

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Salvia Red Fire

SALVIA 'Blaze of Fire' 30 seeds FRAGRANT PERENNIAL cottage flower garden HARDYSALVIA ‘Blaze of Fire’ 30 seeds FRAGRANT PERENNIAL cottage flower garden HARDY

Salvia

Blaze of Fire

Approx 25-30 seeds

This is a hardy perennial which produces a long flower spike with long lasting masses of fragrant red flowers. It is fast growing and a perennial in all places without a harsh winter. Its also tolerant of heat, humidity and seas spray.

Perennial

Sow Sp-Au

Prefers a sunny position, sow 3mm at 20+ degrees, germinates 10-20days.

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Salvia Blue

SALVIA 'Blue Bedder' 100+ seeds cottage flower garden EASY TO GROW purple blueSALVIA ‘Blue Bedder’ cottage flower garden EASY TO GROW purple blue

SALVIA ‘Blue Bedder’ 100+ seeds cottage flower garden EASY TO GROW purple blue

This is an annual which produces a long flower spike with long lasting masses of beautiful blue flowers. It is quick and easy to grow and is also tolerant of heat, humidity and seas spray.

Sow Sp-Au

Prefers a sunny position, sow on surface and firm down or cover very lightly with soil to maintain some moisture but needs light to germinate. Soil temp should be 20-23 degrees, germinates 10-20days.

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Sage Clary

CLARY SAGE 25 seeds flower herb used for Essential Oil and garden plant UNUSUALCLARY SAGE 25 seeds flower herb used for Essential Oil and garden plant UNUSUAL

Clary Sage

Salvia sclarea

25 seeds


This short lived perennial or biennial plant produces beautiful purple and white flower spikes which are highly attractive to bees and butterflies. It is a well known medicinal plant and is believed to relieve anxiety, help with insomnia, muscle cramps and many other uses. It is commonly grown now days for its essential oil.

Perennial to 1.2m

Sow in Spring and summer

Sow 5mm deep at 25 degrees C, seedlings emerge 30 days

Prefers full sun position

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Sage

SAGE 25 seeds REPELS MOTHS FLIES medicinal herb garden use GARNISH tea flowersSAGE REPELS MOTHS FLIES medicinal herb garden use GARNISH tea flowers

SAGE REPELS MOTHS FLIES medicinal herb garden use GARNISH tea flowers

This herb is a useful culinary plant but can also be used medicinally in mouth wash, teeth whitener and hair rinse. It is also extremely useful in companion planting for cabbages and carrots as it repels moths and flies. It is an excellent addition to salads and seasoning and even punches. Can be used as a tea, garnish or even just for the flowers.

Perennial to 45cm

Sow in Spring and summer

Sow 5mm at 20-22 degrees C, seedlings emerge 7-30 days.

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Larkspur

LARKSPUR 'Carmine King' 100 seeds flower garden perennial TALL delphinium redLARKSPUR ‘Carmine King’ 100 seeds flower garden perennial TALL delphinium red

LARKSPUR ‘Carmine King’ flower garden perennial TALL delphinium red

Delphinium / Larkspur

Imperial Carmine King

This is a perennial which produces tall red candle like spikes. Its great for cut flowers, allowing multiple cuts. Great also as a background plant in cottage gardens. Attracts butterflies and tolerates frosts. Best in cool climates.

Perennial

Sow Sp-Au

Prefers a sunny position, sow 3mm at 20+ degrees, germinates 10-20days. Recommend chilling seed in fridge for atleast 2 weeks before sowing.

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Hollyhock

HOLLYHOCK 'King Henry Black' 35 seeds TALLL cottage flower garden BIENNIAL red

HOLLYHOCK ‘King Henry Black’ TALLL cottage flower garden BIENNIAL red

 HOLLYHOCK ‘King Henry Black’ TALLL cottage flower garden BIENNIAL red

Hollyhock ‘King Henry the 8th Black

This is a biennial plant growing to 250cm tall and producing single black flowers, in some climates the colour may be a dark blackish red.

Sow Spring or anytime at 18-22 degrees soil temp, does best in cool to mild climates.

Sow full sun to light shade, surface sow seeds as they require light for germination, keep moist. Germinates within approx. 14 days at 20 degrees C.

Likes well drained soil