Sgaravatti Seeds boasts a bounty of the most popular edible and ornamental seed varieties from Italy and other far reached places such as South Africa. The photography on each packet is stunning, making this a pretty and practical gift!
Chicory Zuccherina di Trieste
"Small, sweet from Trieste" is a cutting chicory with rounded, upright, light green leaves with almost no ribbing and very thin stems and ideal for salads. Mild tasting and fast growing (40 days) and will regrow after cutting.
Chicory Variegata di Lusia
An early variegated, vigourous variety with light green leaves with contrasting red colour in a tightly wrapped ball shape. Tasty and crunchy with good resistance to low temperatures.
Cauliflower Violetto di Sicilia
Regional variety from Sicily. Deep purple. Turns green when cooked. Excellent taste & looks beautiful. This is a favorite in the Seeds from Italy garden.
Coriandor Erbacea aromatica
Coriander is the dried seed of the cilantro. The seeds are round like tiny balls, and are used whole or ground as a flavoring for food and as a seasoning. The seeds are used in curries, curry powder, pickles, sausages, soups, stews, and ratatouille.The essential seed oil is used in various herbal remedies and dietary supplements, and to flavor gin, vermouth, liqueurs, tobacco and perfumery.
A real treat for a feline friend. Super easy to grow, within a week you will have cat grass ready to go. Provides vitamins and fiber for your cat’s diet.
Radish Candela di Fuoco
Very long deep red radish. Looks like a Christmas candle. Beautiful and tasty. Direct seed in spring & again in the fall.
Summer Pheasant's Eye (Adonide Goccia di sangue)
Summer Pheasant's Eye has finely cut leaves from 1 - 2 inches long. It is a mid-summer bloomer with dark centered red flowers that are 1/2 - 1 inch wide. It grows easily from seed, and prefers fertile well-drained soil in full sun. This red flowering plant is used for medicinal and ornamental purposes. The plant is a cardiotonic, diuretic and stimulant.
Strawberry quattro stagioni
Four Season Strawberry – This italian variety has intensely flavoured berries that are larger than most alpine types.
Pepper Ciliegia piccante
Known to some as 'Satan's Kiss'....beware. This is a tasty, medium-hot, round, cherry chili. It loses about 60% of its heat when cooked making it great stuffed with mozzarella and anchovies and then grilled. Good foliage and a compact plant.