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Not to NORFOLK ISLAND, NT, SA, TAS or WA
SORRY but due to quarantine restrictions between Australian States no plants at all can be ordered by residents of Norfolk Island, Tasmania and Western Australia. These restrictions are very important as they prevent the spread of plant pests and diseases. No potatoes, garlic, shallots, strawberries or tubestock can be sent to South Australia. No tubestock can be sent to Northern Territory.
Now available for planting: Ginger, Strawberry, Stevia and Sweet Potatoes.
Sweet Potato 'Beauregard' UT
Ipomea batatas
Not to Norfolk Island, TAS or WA
Produces large tubers with a red-orange skin and moist, deep orange flesh. It is quick maturing, very high yielding and resistant to cracking. It produces well even in cooler areas. Sweet potatoes are vining plants with attractive lobed leaves, pink morning-glory type flowers and tuberous roots. They do best in areas that are frost-free for at least 5 months with warm days and nights. In cooler areas wait for the beginning of the warm weather to plant. In subtropical and tropical areas sweet potato can be planted all year round. More info on growing sweet potato...
Provided as a 1 disease-free tuber for propagation per pack.
GS116

Provided as tubestock.
Not to Norfolk Island, NT, SA, TAS or WA
GS141
GS142Save $2.85
Sweet Potato 'Hawaiian Sunshine' UT
Ipomea batatas
Not to Norfolk Island, TAS or WA
Produces large tubers with an off-white skin and purple flesh. It has a drier flesh than Beauregard. It is an excellent source of purple pigments, called anthocyanins, up to 150% more than blueberries. These pigments have been linked to fighting cancer, aging, hypertension and neurological diseases, inflammation, diabetes and bacterial infections. Sweet potatoes are vining plants with attractive lobed leaves, pink morning-glory type flowers and tuberous roots. They do best in areas that are frost-free for at least 5 months with warm days and nights. In cooler areas wait for the beginning of the warm weather to plant. In subtropical and tropical areas sweet potato can be planted all year round. More info on growing sweet potato...
Provided as a 1 disease-free tuber for propagation per pack.
GS117

Provided as tubestock.
Not to Norfolk Island, NT, SA, TAS or WA
GS144
GS145Save $2.85
Sweet Potato 'Northern Star' UT
Ipomea batatas
Not to Norfolk Island, TAS or WA
syn. Kumara
Produces large tubers with a reddish purple skin and a nutty flavoured, drier creamy white flesh. It is hardy and resistant to soil insects. It produces well even in cooler areas. 'Northern Star' is one of the cultivars sold as kumara. It does not store as well as Beauregard and is prone to cracking. Sweet potatoes are vining plants with attractive lobed leaves, pink morning-glory type flowers and tuberous roots. They do best in areas that are frost-free for at least 5 months with warm days and nights. In cooler areas wait for the beginning of the warm weather to plant. In subtropical and tropical areas sweet potato can be planted all year round. More info on growing sweet potato...
Provided as a 1 disease-free tuber for propagation per pack.
GS118

Provided as tubestock.
Not to Norfolk Island, NT, SA, TAS or WA
GS128
GS143Save $2.85
Tamarillo 'Ecuadorian Orange' UT
Cyphomandra betacea
Not to Norfolk Island, NT, SA, TAS or WA
Syn. Tree Tomato, tomate de árbol
Produces abundant quantities of sweet, tangy fruit over a long season. The flesh of the orange tamarillo is sweeter than red types and a good source of Vitamin C. It is a small tree 3 - 5 m high that can live up to 12 years. It is a good fill-in plant as it only takes 18 months to produce the egg-shaped fruit. In the kitchen it can be used to make jam or chutney, added to salads, poached in syrup as a dessert or to make salsa. It is frost tender and needs a very well-drained soil. It is suitable for subtropical and tropical areas.
Provided as tubestock.
GT120
GT121Save $3.90
Available as seed...
Tamarind UT
Tamarindus indica
Not to Norfolk Island, NT, SA, TAS or WA
Tamarind is an evergreen tree, 18 - 25 m in height, native to tropical Africa. It is a traditional shade tree of villages in Africa and India. It is grown for its edible pods, which are dark brown and sweet when ripe. The leaves and flowers are also eaten. The timber is strong and termite-proof, used for furniture and tool handles. Tamarind likes a dry, sandy soil and is tolerant of drought and coastal conditions. It needs a seasonal dry season to encourage flowering. Young trees are frost tender, however they develop more cold tolerance as they mature. Suitable for subtropical and tropical areas.
Provided as tubestock.
GT115
Available as seed...
Taro
Taro is one of the common names of Colocasia esculenta, an important staple food crop in many parts of the world. It is a perennial, tropical and subtropical plant mainly grown as a root vegetable for its edible starchy corm and as a leaf and stem vegetable.
Regional names include dasheen (West Indies), inhame (Azores, Brazil), kochu (Bangladesh), tiquisque (Costa Rica), ggobe (East Africa), golgas (Egypt), kolokasi (Cyprus), dalo (Fiji), arbi, kosu, pan, bal, ghandyali, saru (India), satoimo (Japan), pindalu (Nepal), gabi (Philippines), pheuak (Thailand), Kalo (Hawaii).
Taro needs a long, frost-free growing season and plenty of water. It has large, green, heart-shaped leaves (commonly called elephant's ears), fleshy stems and grows up to 1.5 m in height. Taro is suitable for both wetland and dryland culture. It will grow well in partial shade, making it an excellent understorey plant. It needs consistent irrigation and a well-drained rich soil with plenty of organic matter.
Taro 'Bun-long' syn. Purple Spot Taro UT
Colocasia esculenta
Not to Norfolk Island, TAS or WA
'Bun-long' is an excellent eating taro with a creamy white, dense, starchy flesh with purple flecks. It is a soft-cooking type desired in Asian cooking. The leaves are green with a purplish centre spot, the stems become reddish as they mature. The corms produced are large, often weighing several kilos.
More info on growing taro...
Provided as 2 cormels.
GT107
Taro 'Chinese' UT
Colocasia esculenta
Not to Norfolk Island, NT, SA, TAS or WA
'Chinese' produces a smaller corm with a very white flesh. It is a soft-cooking type desired in Asian cooking. The leaves are dark green with purplish stems. This hardy plant is widely adaptable in subtropical and tropical areas including northern NSW.
More info on growing taro...
Provided as tubestock.
GT135
GT136Save $3.90
Taro 'Pacific' UT
Colocasia esculenta
Not to Norfolk Island, NT, SA, TAS or WA
'Pacific' is an excellent eating taro with a creamy white, dense, starchy flesh, that stays relatively firm with cooking. It produces a large tuber, up to 3 to 4 kg, the heart-shaped leaves are dark green.
More info on growing taro...
Provided as tubestock.
GT124
GT125Save $3.90
See also Tahitian Spinach - a leaf and stem taro.
Tomatillo 'Purple' UT
Physalis ixocarpa
Not to Norfolk Island, NT, SA, TAS or WA
Syn. Husk Cherry
The tomatillo is a close relative of Cape Gooseberry and a distant relative of tomato. It grows a thin husk (or lantern) around the fruit that must be peeled prior to using the fruit. Tomatilloes are easy to grow. Tomatillo 'Purple' is an heirloom variety that is prolific and productive. Fruits are 3-4 cm across with a dark purple skin. They have a sharper flavour than green tomatilloes and make an attractive purple salsa. Suitable for any area that can grow tomatoes.
Provided in mini pots.
GT122
GT123Save $1.90
Available as seed...
Tree Onions UT
Allium cepa var. proliferum
Not to Norfolk Island, SA, TAS or WA
Syn. walking onion, Egyptian onion, topset onion
Tree onions are hardy and prolific, a good plant for the home garden. They can produce up to 3 bulbs at the base and several bulbils, or little onions, at the top. It will self-propagate by folding its stem to the ground so that the bulbils plant themselves.
Tolerant of very dry conditions and freezing. The bulbs store well and are suitable for NSW, VIC and cooler areas of QLD. More info on growing tree onions...
Provided as 2 bulbs per pack.
GT101
Provided as tubestock.
Not to Norfolk Island, NT, SA, TAS or WA
GT118
GT119Save $2.85
Ugni - Chilean Guava UT
Ugni molinae
Not to Norfolk Island, NT, SA, TAS or WA
Syn. Tazziberry, strawberry myrtle, murta
Ugni is an ornamental, evergreen shrub from 1 m to 1.5 m tall. The small pale pink flowers bloom in summer. The leaves are a glossy dark green with a spicy scent if crushed. The fruit is a small, blueberry-sized, red or purplish berry with a delightful strawberry smell. The fruit can be eaten fresh, preserved as jam or even made into a liqueur. The plant is useful as a fruiting hedge or container plant. It prefers to grow in full sun to partial shade. It will grow from temperate areas to the subtropics but dislikes low temperatures below -7°C; it will tolerate some frost.
Provided in mini pots.
GU102
GU103Save $3.90
Upland Cress UT
Barbarea verna
Not to Norfolk Island, NT, SA, TAS or WA
Syn. Winter Cress
A low growing, very cold hardy, biennial vegetable with a delicate, peppery flavour to use in salads or as a cooked green. The yellow blossoms attract beneficial insects including bees.
An ABC Gardening Australia segment talked about using cress as a dead-end trap crop for Cabbage White butterflies. The moths and butterflies are attracted to the Cress and lay their eggs on the leaves but when the caterpillars hatch, they take a bite out of the leaves and die.
Provided in mini pots.
GU100
GU101Save $1.90
Available as seed...
Vetiver Grass plants are available.
Viola hederacea - Native Violet UT
Viola hederacea syn. banksii
Not to Norfolk Island, NT, SA, TAS or WA
A favourite groundcover for shady spots. It quickly colonises, forming a thick mat. The pretty, small white and purple flowers appear over a long period. The flowers are edible and can be used in salads, fruit salads or to decorate cakes. The young leaves can also be eaten. Suitable for hanging baskets. It requires a fertile loam with consistent moisture. Avoid planting near other low growing plants as they risk being smothered by the violet.
Provided in mini pots.
GV107
GV108Save $1.90
West Indian Arrowroot UT
Maranta arundinacea
Not to Norfolk Island, NT, SA, TAS or WA
Completely different plant to Queensland Arrowroot, looks similar to Turmeric in leaf shape. This is the commercial source of Arrowroot flour. Simply grate the root to thicken any meal, or steam as a crunchy tuber. Suitable for mainly for subtropical and tropical areas. More info on growing West Indian arrowroot...
Provided as tubestock.
GW111
Wynn's Cassia plants are available.
Yacon UT
Smallanthus sonchifolius Syn. Polymnia sonchifolia
Not to Norfolk Island, TAS or WA
Syn. Peruvian ground apple, strawberry jicama, Bolivian sunroot, llacon, sweet-root, ground pear
Hardy plant to 2m high, yielding sweet, juicy tubers that can be eaten raw or cooked. One of the easiest-to-grow vegetables we have come across! Suitable for temperate, subtropical and tropical areas. More info on growing yacon...

Provided as a rhizome per pack.

GY100min. 1 rhizome (1 pack)
GY103min. 3 rhizomes (3 packs)

Provided as tubestock.
Not to Norfolk Island, NT, SA, TAS or WA
GY102
GY104Save $2.85
Yam 'Greater' UT
Dioscorea alata
Not to Norfolk Island, TAS or WA
syn. Greater Yam, Chinese Yam, White Yam
Hardy, vigorously twining vines with shiny, heart-shaped, purple-tinged leaves grow from underground tubers that have a brown skin, white to creamy yellow flesh and can weigh many kilos. Full sun or semi-shade, needs a trellis. Suitable for warm temperate to tropical areas. More info on growing yam...
Provided as a tuber per pack.

GY101
organically certified with ACO - Australian Certified Organic
UT untreated; no chemical fungicide, insecticide or rodenticide
edible flower petals to add colour, flavour and nutrition to meals
bee and good bug friendly. Information on growing bee forage.
H suitable for hot and humid growing conditions
No TAS / WA quarantine between states restricts the sale of plants to some states
Green Harvest specialises in plants which are:
  • rare edible perennials
  • traditional ethnic foods
  • biological soil builders
  • used in permaculture
  • animal forages
  • not GMO (genetically modified)
Not to NORFOLK ISLAND, NT, SA, TAS or WA
SORRY but due to quarantine restrictions between Australian States no plants at all can be ordered by residents of Norfolk Island, Tasmania and Western Australia. These restrictions are very important as they prevent the spread of plant pests and diseases. No potatoes, garlic, shallots, strawberries or tubestock can be sent to South Australia. No tubestock can be sent to Northern Territory.

Now available for planting: Ginger, Strawberry, Stevia and Sweet Potatoes.

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