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Kew Seed Collection


Kew Seed Collections

Thompson & Morgan is delighted to work alongside the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew to offer special seed collections to home gardeners. The Kew Collection and The Kew Urban Garden Collection have been specially selected by The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Collection
A range of gardeners' favourites flowers with a twist, including a range specially selected for children.

Kew Urban Gardens Collection
An innovative ange that expels the myth you need a large garden to be a vegetable grower. All varieties have been chosen for their ability to perform in pots, containers and small gardens, extending the opportunity of growing your own vegetables to everyone.



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Spring Onion 'Pompeii'

Allium cepa, Bunching Onion, Scallion

Allium cepa. A quick growing, silver skinned cocktail/pickling onion. Spring Onion Pompeii is succulent and ideal for sowing thinly in containers or window boxes. More info
    • 1 packet (300 spring onion seeds)

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    • £1.99

Tomato 'Bajaja'

Solanum lycopersicum L.

Basket/ Container.

This sweet and juicy cherry tomato is so prolific that each plant can produce up to 700 small, 8-10g (½oz), juicy red fruits. With crops of that size there will be plenty of delicious tomatoes for snacking on, as well as adding to salads and other culinary dishes. Tomato 'Bajaja' is a versatile variety as its size can be controlled by the size of the container in which it is planted. This makes it ideal for an early tomato crop in patio containers, and this compact bush variety won't require side shooting, making it particularly easy to grow. Height and spread: 35cm (14").


Companion planting: Try growing tomatoes with French marigolds to deter whitefly, and basil, chives or mint to deter aphids and other pests.



Useful links:

How to grow tomatoesHow to stop blight
Tomato selector guideCompanion Planting

More info
    • 1 packet (15 tomato seeds)

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    • £1.99

Tomato 'Sweet 'n' Neat Cherry Red'

Solanum lycopersicum L.

Basket/ Container.

An ultra compact, upright bush variety reaching only 30cm (12") in height. Tomato 'Sweet 'n' neat Cherry Red' produces good crops of sweet cherry tomatoes for continuous picking throughout summer. This compact variety is ideal for patio containers due to its compact habit and can even be grown on a sunny windowsill. Height and spread: 30cm (12").


Companion planting: Try growing tomatoes with French marigolds to deter whitefly, and basil, chives or mint to deter aphids and other pests.



Useful links:

How to grow tomatoesHow to stop blight
Tomato selector guideCompanion Planting

More info
    • 1 packet (5 tomato seeds)

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    • £2.99

Parsnip 'Arrow'

Pastinaca sativa

This slender shouldered variety is ideal for growing at high density as mini vegetables, or in patio containers with a minimum depth of 30cm (12"). The bayonet shaped roots of Parsnip 'Arrow' are virtually coreless with a tender and sweet flavour. Height and spread: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 packet (100 parsnip seeds)

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    • £2.69

Nasturtium 'Whirlybird Cream' - Kew Collection Seeds

Tropaeolum majus, Indian Cress

A delicious separate colour with creamy butter-milk, semi-double flowers held well above rich green foliage.

Culinary note: The peppery flavour of the leaves and colourful flowers will enrich salads and the unripened seeds can used like capers – delicious combined with cream cheese or butter in canapés. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (20 nasturtium seeds)

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    • £2.69

Broad Bean 'Statissa'

Vicia faba, Fava Beans

Broad Bean 'Statissa' is a superb, compact variety with a neat upright habit that makes it ideal for growing in containers. This early setting variety produces short, slender pods. Harvest them regularly while still small for delicious 'mangetout' pods to eat raw or steamed, or allow the pods to fill out with tasty small beans. Height: 70cm (28"). Spread: 30cm (12").


Companion planting: Try growing broad beans with summer savory to help repel black bean aphids, a common pest of broad beans.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

More info
    • 1 packet (12 broad bean seeds)

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    • £1.99

Pea 'Avola' (First Early) - Kew Collection Seeds

Pisum sativum

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First early

This compact variety grows to just 60cm (24") tall making it perfect for containers and small plots. Pea 'Avola' is early maturing, producing an abundance of tender pods, each packed with up to 8 succulent peas of a superb sweet flavour. Surplus crops from this variety freeze particularly well. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 25cm (10").



Useful links:

How to grow peas


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (250 pea seeds)

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    • £1.99

Leek 'Lancelot'

Allium porrum

Allium porrum. An alternative as a milder flavoured spring onion when sown thickly. Leek Lancelot is ideal for growing in containers, use in salads, stir-fries or as a steamed vegetable. Also grow as a full sized leek for autumn and winter harvesting. More info
    • 1 packet (75 leek seeds)

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    • £1.99

Chilli Pepper 'Krakatoa' F1 Hybrid (Hot)

Capsicum annuum, Chili Pepper

This compact Chilli Pepper makes an ideal 'ornamental edible' for the windowsill or outside in a sunny spot on the patio. Chilli Pepper 'Krakatoa' produces masses of fiery, upright, pale green chillies, turning vivid red throughout the summer. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 30cm (12").

Useful links:

How to grow chilli peppers

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    • 1 packet (6 chilli pepper seeds)

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    • £2.99

Dwarf Bean 'Bellini'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

Red flowers are followed by slender, stringless green pods that are produced on sturdy, upright plants. Dwarf Bean 'Bellini' produces its crop high on the stems making easier picking and better quality pods as they don't touch the soil surface. A superb compact variety that can even be grown in containers and window boxes where space is at a premium. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 30cm (12").


Companion planting: Try growing French beans with Nasturtiums to draw aphids away from your crop.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

More info
    • 1 packet (12 dwarf bean seeds)

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    • £1.99

Carrot 'Nandor' F1 Hybrid - Kew Collection Seeds

Daucus carota

Coreless, blunt ended, cylindrical roots with a bright orange skin and an outstanding flavour. Carrot 'Nandor' is one of the finest baby carrots available, at its best when freshly pulled and eaten raw, or lightly steamed. These superb 'finger carrots' are ideal for successional sowings in patio containers. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Companion planting: Try growing carrots with spring onions, leeks and mint, whose aromatic leaves deter carrot root fly.


Useful links:

How to grow carrotsCompanion Planting

More info
    • 1 packet (350 carrot seeds)

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    • £2.69

Turnip 'Atlantic'

Brassica rapa (Rapifera Group)

Brassica rapa var. rapa. Flatter, globe-shaped roots with purple crowns and white bases, ideal as baby turnips when the taste is sweet and succulent. Dark green, erect leaves are ideal steamed as 'greens'. Turnip Atlantic is ideal for growing in containers.


Companion planting: Try growing turnips with Nasturtiums to draw cabbage white butterflies away from your crop, and mint to help deter flea beetles.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

More info
    • 1 packet (100 turnip seeds)

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    • £1.99