The Seeds From Tasmania seed
packets are a selection of Tasmanian native seed species in high
quality packaging targeted at the enthusiast and tourist
market. The development of this new product has been a direct
result of demand from these specific market areas over the
last few years. Seeds From Tasmania and
its product have been based on the experience of the sister
company Wildseed Tasmania which has been
the source of the largest catalogue of Tasmanian seed species
for the last ten years.
Enquiries for other species or bulk
quantities can be made to Wildseed Tasmania via
the Contact page.
enquiries welcome. The Seeds from Tasmania
Collections and Seeds from Tasmania single
packets can be mixed together to suit the needs of retail
The selection consists of over 60 species that allows the
retailer to tailor a display of 40 species (i.e. 5 species
from 8 ranges) to suit their local requirements. Wildseed
Tasmania can advise as to your most appropriate
What we do ...
Our purpose is to collect, process, package and distribute a
comprehensive range of Tasmanian and Australian native seed for
both the Australian public and for export.
Our seed is collected in Tasmania, or sourced from select seed
suppliers in other Australian states.
Once the seed is collected, it is processed on site, dried,
cleaned and fumigated where necessary to ensure that you receive
the best quality seeds possible.
Our packets are wholly Australian made.
All seed foil packed for freshness, prevention of moisture,
mould and to extend the shelf life.
Where our seed packets cannot go:
- New Zealand
- Western Australia
We can arrange for seed to be mailed to these locations but
a phytosanitary certificate is required at an additional cost.
To enquire about the associated costs and quarantine requirements,
The selection is broken into 9 colour-coded ranges that
highlight the diversity of the Tasmanian flora and the plant
communities in which they occur. The ranges provided are:
The ranges have been selected for:
- Longevity in storage
- Relative ease of germination
- Plant form (tree/shrub/ground cover etc.)
- Hardiness (drought/frost resistance)
- Floristic or botanical features
- Low weed potential overseas
- Reflection of the Tasmanian flora
- Endemism - approximately 30% occur solely in Tasmania
All seed is foil-packed for freshness and to meet export
compliance. Packet information includes:
- Both common & botanical names
- "Sow By" date
- Pictorial (photographic) representation of the plant
and/or its feature
- Suggested ultimate growing dimensions
- Ideal growing location
- Germination & growing notes
- Packet contents (seed quantity) either 15, 25, 50 or
200 seed minimum
- Contact details