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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: Asparagus, Potatoes and Rhubarb.
Arrowhead UT
Sagittaria sagittifolia
Not to Norfolk Island, TAS, VIC or WA
Syn. Duck potato, Kuwai, Chi gu, Swamp potato
A hardy waterplant, with attractive arrow-shaped leaves, suitable for pot culture in small ponds. It produces a small, edible tuber, which was a staple food of the American Indians. It is suitable for temperate and subtropical areas. More info on growing arrowhead...
Provided as 3 tubers per pack.
GA104

Provided as tubestock.
Not to Norfolk Island, NT, SA, TAS, VIC or WA
GA118
GA119Save $1.90
Pickerel Rush UT
Pontederia cordata
Not to Norfolk Island, TAS or WA
A hardy, easily grown perennial pond plant with glossy green leaves, spikes of attractive blue flowers in summer. Seeds are edible, a bit like puffed brown rice. Plant in full sun, in up to 200 mm depth of water.
More info on edible waterplants...

Provided as a rootsett per pack.
GP118
GP185minimum 4 packs per order
Commercial waterplant fertiliser tablets are also available.
Rice Paddy Herb UT
Limnophila aromatica
Not to Norfolk Island, NT, SA, TAS or WA
Syn. Ngo Om, Swamp Leaf
A low growing, evergreen, tropical herb with pretty pale blue flowers used in Asian and Vietnamese cooking. The fresh stems have a citrusy cumin flavour and are used fresh in soups, curries and as a garnish. It needs a frost-free position in partial shade with moist soil. It will also grow as an edge or bog plant next to a pond. In cooler areas it can be grown in pots and will benefit in winter from being completely covered, pot and all, with a clear plastic bag, tied at the top. Finish by punching a few air holes. This arrangement creates a miniature greenhouse to keep this plant happy through colder periods.

Provided in mini pots.
GR122
GR123Save $1.90
Sacred Lotus 'Paleface' UT
Nelumbo nucifera
Not to Norfolk Island, TAS or WA
A beautiful, perennial waterplant that grows 1 to 1.5 m tall. Large circular leaves are produced on long stems. Flowers are white with pink tips.
Most parts of the lotus are edible; the leaves are used to wrap steamed food, or when young eaten as a green vegetable, the tuberous roots are used in stir-fry, the flower petals are floated in soup or tossed in salads and the seeds are roasted. It needs a long growing season in a warm climate and full sun. In a dam, in a warm climate they are likely to be invasive; container or pond culture is best.
More info on growing Sacred Lotus...

Provided as a rootsett per pack.
GS111
Edible Water Gardens: Growing Water-Plants for Food and Profit
Nick Romanowski 2007
Nick Romanowski is a biologist who has written many books on aquatic and wetland plants. His new book Edible Water Gardens is the first complete guide to growing and using edible wetland plants published worldwide. Beautifully photographed, it includes information on every freshwater aquatic or water's edge plant known to be grown or harvested for food with their ecological and nutrient requirements. Also included are spectacular ornamentals and ideas on how to implement 'underwater' landscaping. This is a 'must have' for anyone interested in water plants. HB 147pp

BE119




Water Celery UT
Oenanthe javanica
Not to Norfolk Island, NT, SA, TAS or WA
Water Celery is a perennial bog plant with a strong celery flavour that becomes milder with cooking. It grows to 60 cm when in flower in most areas of Australia. The leaves and tender stems are eaten raw in salads, used in soups, or to flavour rice; the white roots are also edible. It spreads rapidly to form a dense mat and prefers full sun to a partially shaded position. Care should be taken to keep it out of natural watercourses. More info on growing edible waterplants...
Provided as tubestock.
GW107
GW110Save $1.90
Watercress 'Aqua Large Leaf'
Nasturtium officinale
Watercress is a perennial, hardy aquatic creeper that grows naturally in gently flowing streams, it has small white flowers all summer long. The young shoots and leaves are very nutritious with a spicy, peppery taste. It has proven health properties and is rich in vitamin A, C, calcium, iron and folate as well as isothiocyanates which are cancer-fighting compounds. It is used in salads, soups and sandwiches. Watercress can be grown successfully in ponds in full sun; in very moist, partially shaded sites in the garden; or in a large, self-watering pots placed in the shade. Suitable for all areas.
More info on growing edible waterplants...
Available as seed...
Waterchestnuts UT
Eleocharis dulcis
Not to Norfolk Island, TAS or WA
Syn. apulid, haeo chin, cu nang, ma tai, ohkuru guai
A rush-like aquatic plant to 1m tall, best planted in an old bath or laundry tub 2/3 full of rich organic matter (5 corms is suitable for this). It is a delicious, nutritious easy-to-grow vegetable, which can be grown Australia-wide. More info on growing waterchestnuts...
Provided as a pack of 5 corms.
GW100
GW106minimum 5 packs per order
Commercial waterplant fertiliser tablets are also available.
Waterlily 'Sunset' UT
Nymphaea species
Not to Norfolk Island, TAS or WA
'Sunset' is a gorgeous, hardy, perennial waterlily with globe-shaped flowers, 10 - 15 cm across. The glowing pale lemon centre is surrounded by peach petals blushed with pink. The large flowers are held well above the water. The heart-shaped leaves are green with red speckles. It is very free flowering. The average spread is 1.2 to 1.5 metres. Waterlilies are a beautiful addition to any pond, the best results are achieved in full sun with a minimum water depth of 30 - 40 cm. Waterlilies bring both beauty and life to a pond, providing food and shelter for fish, frogs and dragonflies. More info on growing edible waterplants...
Provided as a rootsett per pack.

GW129
Australian native plant
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: Asparagus, Potatoes and Rhubarb.

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