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New seed varieties


New Seed Varieties'



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Chinese Leaves 'Vitimo' F1 Hybrid (Summer/Autumn)

Brassica rapa (Pekinensis Group), Chinese cabbage

New breeding in more compact, upright barrel heads which can be planted close, and so ideal for the smaller garden. Perfect for adding a tasty crunch to your salads and stir-fries. Low in calories, high in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. More info
    • 1 packet (35 cabbage seeds)

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    • £1.99
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Broccoli 'Purple Sprouting and White Sprouting Duo' F1 Hybrids

Brassica oleracea (Italica Group)

Enjoy a long cropping season with this delicious Sprouting Broccoli Duo. Combining a white sprouting and a purple sprouting variety for delicious crops of tasty spears from early spring. Both varieties overwinter well to provide superior yields and spear quality. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 60cm (24").


  • Collection comprises one packet each of:
  • Broccoli 'Mendocino' - Excellent yields of uniform, top quality, purple spears.
  • Broccoli 'Burbank' - The first British-bred, F1 hybrid, white sprouting broccoli.
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    • 1 packet (20 broccoli seeds)

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    • £2.99
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Chilli Pepper 'Loco' F1 Hybrid

Capsicum annum, Chili Pepper

This eye-catching British bred, RHS AGM variety produces masses of small purple fruits that ripen to fiery red. Oval shaped fruits are carried above the foliage, on compact, well branched plants. The colourful chillies have a moderate heat that is just spicy enough to add a kick to your cooking. Chilli Pepper 'Loco' makes a fabulous 'ornamental edible' for a sunny windowsill, patio container or greenhouse crop. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 40cm (16").

Useful links:

How to grow chilli peppers

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    • 1 packet (6 chilli pepper seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £2.49

Chilli Pepper 'Paper Lantern'

Capsicum annum, Chili Pepper

Renowned for its intense heat - Chilli Pepper 'Paper Lantern' is not for the faint hearted! This fiery pepper is more productive than other Habanero peppers with fruits ripening up to 2 weeks earlier. Each fiery, 5-7cm long chilli transforms from mid green, through orange to a bright rosy red at maturity, with an atomic Scoville rating of 250,000. Perfect for hot sauces, salsas and soups with a kick! Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 50cm (20").

Useful links:

How to grow chilli peppers

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    • 1 packet (10 chilli pepper seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £1.69

Squash 'Summer Mix' F1 hybrid (Summer)

Cucurbita pepo, Patty Pan Squash

Squash 'Summer Mix' bears prolific crops that can be harvested from June to October, with mature fruits storing well. Bushy plants produce long, spiny stems bearing plenty of scalloped fruits if harvested regularly. These versatile Patty Pan squash can be picked at different stages depending on how they are to be cooked. Golf ball sized 'Patty Pans' are tender and soft skinned for eating whole and raw. Larger 7cm (3") fruits can be steamed or sliced for stir fries. If left to mature, these squash can be stuffed or baked for a delicious light lunch. This colourful mix includes the varieties 'Twinkle F1', 'Kermit F1' and 'Polo'. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 150cm (59").

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

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    • 1 packet (6 squash seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of December 2015
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    • £3.99

Bupleurum rotundifolium 'Green Gold'

Thorow-Wax, Common Hare's Ear

This useful hardy annual adds zingy spring freshness to borders and cut flower arrangements later on in the season. Euphorbia-like, citrus green flowers bloom on tall stems from July to September. The foliage is reminiscent of Eucalyptus, with intriguing stems that appear to grow through the leaf. Versatile and easy to grow, Bupleurum riotundifolium 'Green Gold' makes a superb filler for summer borders. Sow it alongside tall Ageratum, such as 'Timeless' for beautiful cut flowers, or interplanted with wildflowers for a stylish Cottage Garden look. If you like the look then let it set seed in late summer for drifts of fresh seedlings next year. Height: 80cm (31"). Spread: 40cm (16"). More info
    • 1 packet (100 bupleurum rotundifolium seeds)

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    • £1.49
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Zinnia elegans 'Molino Mixed'

Fabulous well branched plants produce a profusion of open daisy-like flowers in a wonderful mix of clear, vibrant colours. Zinnia elegans 'Molino Mixed' is compact and bushy making it perfect for filling beds or plugging gaps in borders. The nectar rich blooms will attract plenty of pollinating insects to your garden, and make eyecatching cut flowers too. A superb variety offering excellent value and outstanding garden performance. Height and spread: 40cm (16"). More info
    • 1 packet (100 zinnia seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £1.49

Dahlia variabilis 'Dandy Improved Mixed'

Cheery dwarf Dahlias are perfect for brightening up beds, containers and the front of borders. Dahlia variabilis 'Dandy Improved Mixed' is the result of years of selection to bring together the best range of colours and flower forms. These compact bedding Dahlias produce long lasting blooms that attract pollinating insects and make lovely cut flowers. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 packet (80 dahlia seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of January 2016
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    • £1.99

Antirrhinum majus 'Circus Clowns'

Snapdragon

A colourful twist on a cottage garden favourite! The bright bicolour blooms of this cheery Snapdragon mix will bring something different to your summer beds and borders. Medium height spires stand proudly above bushy, well branched plants that show outstanding garden performance. The upright flower spikes are always a magnet for pollinating insects and make excellent cut flowers. Antirrhinum majus 'Circus Clowns' makes a vibrant display in patio containers or planted en masse for a big impact in beds and borders. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 35cm (14"). More info
    • 1 packet (200 antirrhinum seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £0.99

Tomato 'Romello' F1 Hybrid

Solanum lycopersicum L.


Basket/ Container.

The first of its kind - an outdoor cherry plum tomato with exceptional late blight resistance! Tomato 'Romello' produces long clusters of deliciously sweet fruits that show good resistance to cracking. The plentiful crops grow towards the outside of the plant for a particularly easy harvest. This superb determinate bush variety is easy to grow, and won't even need side shooting. An excellent choice for growing in baskets, window boxes and containers on the patio. Height and spread: 30cm (12"). 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

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    • 1 packet (6 tomato seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £3.99

Sunflower 'Helios Flame' F1 Hybrid

Helianthus annuus

A lovely tall stemmed, bicolour sunflower! Each large golden bloom of Sunflower 'Helios Flame' is embellished by a dark mahogany ring at its centre that makes this a particularly eye catching variety. The tall, sturdy stems each support a single bloom - perfect for bringing height to the back of sheltered borders and wildlife gardens. Like all sunflowers, this superb variety makes an excellent cut flower with a good vase life. Height: 180cm (71"). Spread: 50cm (20").

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

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    • 1 packet (20 sunflower seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £2.89

Californian Poppy 'Cherry Swirl'

Eschscholzia californica, California Poppy

Straight from T&M's own breeding programme! Eschscholzia 'Cherry Swirl' boasts flamboyant semi to fully double, bright red blooms with contrasting golden eyes. The papery petals stand up to all types of summer weather, blooming throughout the season above attractive ferny foliage. Eschscholtzia flowers attract pollinating insects, and make pretty, albeit short-lived, cut flowers. These dainty hardy annuals are tougher than they appear and positively thrive on poor, dry soils. California poppies are easy to grow in beds and borders, or let them self seed throughout gravel gardens to form natural drifts. Height and spread: 25cm (10"). More info
    • 1 packet (150 californian poppy seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £2.49