Seeds for Africa

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About Seeds for Africa

Seeds for Africa was founded in 2010. Seeds for Africa are South Africa’s leading Online Plant Seed suppliers offering the most diverse range of plant seeds and gardening related products. As passionate gardeners and a customer service focussed organisation, our mission is to offer the consumer a large range of exciting, quality products, at the best prices with unequalled customer service. Our customer service doesn't just end at supplying your products. We offer extensive after sales service with growing guidance, and advice on request. It is our aim to simplify gardening, share our knowledge and share in our customers' joy of the miracle of growing from seed.

We bring you an exciting range of indigenous South African and exotic seed varieties that are not available at your local garden centre. We source seed globally from reputable suppliers that have been germination tested at above 80%. We offer a select range of small garden tools, growing aids and hydroponic/soil conditioners and seed starting supplies. We ship globally with experience in shipping to over 100 countries. With 2900 seed varieties in stock at any time you are sure to find what you are looking for.

Our Mission Statement:

To offer a massive, diverse online seed range at competitive prices.

To offer unequalled customer service excellence with 100% customer satisfaction.


Store Policies

Value Added Services

Multiple FREE seed packs are shipped with EVERY order.

FREE Gardening E-Book downloads with every order. Seeds for Africa are licensed to resell and distribute the e-books we offer.

Growing guidance for each variety ordered and full order details will be emailed to you within 1 business day of ordering.


We warrant our seed to be of the variety purchased and described. The success or failure of growing from seed depends upon a number of factors outside of our control. Correct soil, correct climate, weather conditions, adequate water, pest control, following growing guidance provided and adequate drainage is necessary for the germination of seeds.

All non-seed products carry a 30 day warranty.


Flat Shipping Rate. Combining of purchases is welcomed and encouraged. Buy an unlimited quantity of seed packs under a single shipping charge.

South African Orders are shipped via courier. WE DO NOT SHIP USING THE POST OFFICE. Parcels are bubble wrapped and boxed for total protection. Orders are typically received within 3 to 6 working days from dispatch.

International Parcels are mailed via SA Post Office International Registered Airmail. Seeds are packed in card before being placed in bubble wrap envelopes for mailing. Seed packs are clearly labelled with the scientific name as per most countries import regulations. Orders are typically received within 3 to 5 weeks of mailing.

We ship daily daily (excluding public holidays). Paid orders received by 12p.m. Mondays to Fridays ship the following working day.

Free shipping is offered for seed orders of over R 500. Free shipping only applies to Seeds and no other products. This offer is only available for shipping to SA customers. Free shipping applies to orders that have a volumetric weight or actual weight (whichever is the greater) of less than 1kg. Free shipping does not apply to lawn grass seeds and sprouting seeds. Even if you have spent R 500 and the volumetric weight or actual weight (whichever is the greater) exceeds 1kg the discount will not be applicable. We reserve the right to amend the terms of the discount or to cancel the discount at any time. Our standard shipping terms and conditions apply which can be seen at this link.

Other product lines have different shipping rates as highlighted on each advert.

We regret that growing aids, tools, books and soil amendments cannot be shipped outside of South Africas borders.


Payments are due within 48 hours of Buy Now or Auction close. Whilst you are welcome to combine purchases for up to 30 days to save on shipping, we do request that your purchases are paid for within 48 hours of order / auction close even if you still want to add to those orders under a single shipping charge.

If you are still planning to add to your order please notify us to hold it back from shipping until you have finished buying.

Other Important Information

bidorbuy is not our only trading platform. If, on the rare occasion, we have a stock-out we will notify you immediately and that stock will be sent to you as soon as it is on hand at no further shipping cost.

Please contact us before leaving NEGATIVE or NEUTRAL ratings. We are firm believers that ALL issues can be resolved with OPEN and HONEST communication.

We are passionate gardeners and you are welcome to contact us should you require any advice or assistance.