Please browse our catalogue of Yilgarn Seeds and select which varieties you wish to order.
HENNA – Gaza
Wind and heat tolerant deciduous bush growing to 2m with a mass of white flower umbels similar to an elderberry. The leaves can be dried and ground to a powder which is mixed to a muddy paste to dye and condition hair. A highly prized plant in the middle east.
INDIGO – Upright Indigo
Perennial semi-tropical plant which grows to one metre high and famed for its rich blue dye since ancient times.
Indigo is a legume with small purplish flowers in summer. In cooler climates grow in a warm north facing position.
LEGUME SHRUB – Desmanthus
Bushy wind hardy heavy nitrogen fixer growing up to 2m. It has small soft leaflets with a 22% protein content. As a browse fodder shrub it is very palatable and recovers after heavy grazing. It self-seeds vigorously and could become troublesome if not managed by grazing.
LEGUME SHRUB – Leuceana
Two metre tall legume tree usually grown in the tropics as cattle fodder. Poultry love the seeds. Doesn’t like frosts and will survive in rainfall areas down to 450mm but prefers more. Good nurse trees in orchards.
LEGUME SHRUB – Sesbania – Yellow Pea Shrub
Grows up to 3m in one year, this short lived legume shrub provides a good short term windbreak/screen if planted as a hedge. An animal fodder plant chickens feast on the abundant self sown seedlings beneath older trees.
MARIGOLD – AFRICAN – Cracker Jack
Brighten up your garden with these brilliant orange/yellow flowering annuals. Planted with tomatoes, eggplants and other root knot nematode susceptible vegetable crops in sandy soils.
MARIGOLD – MEXICAN
Tall growing marigold used to fumigate soil to reduce nematodes. If grown for a full season, it can be effective for up to 3 years. The mulched leaves are a useful pest deterrent. An essential companion to tomatoes and capsicums. The foliage can cause skin irritations.
MARULA – African Marula Tree
Sclerocarya birrea ssp. caffra
Drought-tolerant deciduous shade tree from South Africa can grow 9 to 18m tall. Edible yellow round fruit used to produce ‘Amarula’ liqueur. Fruit contains large hard seed covered by jelly-like flesh. Germination described in more Information.
MORINGA – Drumstick Tree
Frost sensitive deciduous tree, also known as the Horseradish tree, produces long pods used in Asian cooking. Roots are a horseradish substitute while leaves and flowers are consumed raw in salads. Immature pods can be fried or roasted. Young seedlings eaten as a cooked green vegetable.
PASSIONFRUIT – Hawaiian Yellow
Fast growing climber nematode tolerant with bright yellow oval fruits that drop off the plant when ripe. The fruits ~60mm in diameter are sweet with a nice acid balance. Keep soil moist and fertilised. Makes a great fruit leather or a superb passionfruit-pumpkin chutney.
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Seeds per Packet
The number of seeds per packet is displayed next to the varieties' SKU code.
We look to provide enough for gardeners for a number of seasons. Some seeds are very small and are hand counted rather than weighed, and some variation in actual seeds per packet may occur.
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Some seeds may have limits in regards to the number of packets you can purchase.
This is dependent on our current stock and what we are currently growing in our gardens. We will confirm quantities upon receipt of your order.
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