Favourite Winter Greens

  1. Brussels Sprouts NZH……. One of the most nutritious and tasty brassicas along with collards, kale and purple sprouting broccoli

  2. Kale Borecole NZH…….. dark curly leaves, outstanding kale raw or cooked

  3. Purple Sprouting broccoliall parts edible outstanding flavor and nutrition

  4. Cornsalad NZH….Easy to grow, self seeds once established, nutty taste, ancient green still grows wild in Europe where snow covers ground in winter, raw salad green

  5. Endive Indivia Scarola NZH…. Another outstanding nutritious liver green that sits all winter, great addition to salads and all other cooked dishes, very mild flavor

  6. Cabbage January King… savoy type cabbage which are more nutritious than others, excellent flavour, sits well over winter, purple and green, excellent raw, cooked, or sauerkraut

  7. Cabbage Savoy Chieftain… Another outstanding cabbage. Has beautiful round crinkly green leaves and are great for cooking, coleslaw and sauerkraut. They keep well over winter if grown well with hard, tight hearts and have done well for us in the North as well further south.

  8. Miner’s lettuce NZH.. raw salad green, self seeds and grows wild, no problem, excellent refreshing winter flavour

  9. Celery Nutty NZH…. An outstanding flavoursome cultivar needs moisture and good soil health to do super well but is well worthy it for all raw and cooked dishes in winter

  10. Lettuce Winter NZH… the first New Zealand heritage vegetable in the Koanga collection, gifted by Mary Corker, outstanding, open, curley leaf, high nutrition lettuce ( possibly the ;lettuce with the highest nutrition) , sits all winter, great salad base

  11. Lettuce Joe’s Winter NZH … This is an outstanding hardy, easy to grow, open hearted, lime green coloured crinkly leafed lettuce that sits well during winter.

 

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