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Plug Plants


Plug plants give great value for money and months of pleasure. You'll receive your plants by post at the right time for planting to ensure that you get the most from them. Also look out for great plug plant offers throughout the spring season on our Special Offers page and view our Top 10 plug plants article for further information on the varieties we offer.



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Leek 'Blauwgroene Winter - Bandit'

Allium porrum, Leek 'Bandit'

  • Excellent winter hardiness
An outstanding cultivar for harvesting from winter through to spring. The dark leaves of Leek 'Blauwgroene Winter - Bandit' contrast beautifully with delicious, thick, pure white stems. This variety has excellent garden performance and winter hardiness, showing good tolerance against rust and bolting. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 20cm (8”).T&M's easy starter plants are expertly grown, taking away all of the worry of raising your own. Delivered ready for planting so that you can enjoy bigger, earlier and tastier vegetables. Our quality vegetable plants will be despatched at the correct time for planting.Please note: Delivery is subject to plant size, adverse growing conditions during production may delay despatch schedules.
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    • 20 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £9.99

Swiss Chard 'Bright Lights'

Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla var. flavescens, Leaf Beet, Spinach Beet

This exciting Swiss chard, produces a rainbow of coloured stems that are crowned with large leaves of green or bronze. The flavour is deliciously mild and packed with nutritional content. Swiss Chard 'Bright Lights' can be harvested from mid-summer to late autumn, and after a normal winter, it will re-emerge to give an unbelievably early spring crop! Guaranteed lo brighten the vegetable patch, or why not grow this colourful swiss chard cultivar in ornamental borders. Height: 50cm (20”). Spread: 30cm (12”).T&M's easy starter plants are expertly grown, taking away all of the worry of raising your own. Delivered ready for planting so that you can enjoy bigger, earlier and tastier vegetables. Our quality vegetable plants will be despatched at the correct time for planting.Please note: Delivery is subject to plant size, adverse growing conditions during production may delay despatch schedules.
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    • 10 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £9.99

Beetroot 'Wodan' F1 Hybrid (Globe)

Beta vulgaris

Beetroot 'Wodan' has a wonderful flavour when freshly cooked, either as 'baby' beet or as larger roots, and is also ideal for pickling. Producing excellent quality, bright red, rounded roots are which do not go woody. The young leaves can also be used as an alternative to spinach. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Please note: Delivery is subject to plant size, adverse growing conditions during production may delay despatch schedules.

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    • 20 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £10.99

Mint Plant Collection

Mentha suaveolens, Mentha x piperita, Mentha x gentilis, Mentha x piperita subsp. citrata, Mentha x gracilis, Mentha rotundifolia

Enjoy the fresh flavour of home grown mint picked straight from your herb garden. This aromatic collection comprises seven different varieties for a taste sensation! Dot them throughout sunny borders or plant them in large patio containers. Plant different varieties of mint separately around the garden, to prevent them cross pollinating and retain their individual and distinctive flavours.

Mint Plant Collection comprises 1 plant each:
Applemint
Chocolate
Ginger
Pineapple
Peppermint
Grapefruit mint


Useful links:

How to grow herbs


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

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    • 6 jumbo plug plants - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £12.99

Strawberry 'Christine' (Misted Tip) (Early Season)

Fragaria x ananassa

An early season variety, Strawberry 'Christine' produces large, juicy sweet fruit from disease resistant plants. Cropping periods can also be brought forward or extended if you are growing them in a greenhouse or polytunnel. Height: 20cm (8”). Spread: 30cm (12”).


Estimated time to cropping once planted: 4-8 months.
Estimated time to best yields: 4-8 months.


Our 'misted tip' plants are cell raised, enabling them to establish quicker than traditional bare root strawberry plants. Increasingly used by the commercial growers, Thompson & Morgan is pleased to bring this strawberry growing development to home gardeners. As a result you will get not only a faster established strawberry crop, but also a more plentiful crop producing up to 100% more fruit in the first year, compared to planting bare root runners.


Useful links:

How to grow strawberries


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

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    • 6 jumbo plug strawberry plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
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    • £14.99
    • 12 strawberry jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
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    • £24.99

Tomato 'Sungold'

Solanum lycopersicum L.

 Customer Rating
  • Celebrating 20 years of the sweetest tomato, as voted by gardeners
  • Bite-sized orange fruits

Cordon.

An outstanding cordon cherry tomato for glasshouse or outdoor culture. Tomato 'Sungold' has an exceptionally high sugar content, that easily rivals 'Gardeners Delight', making its attractive, golden-orange fruit irresistibly sweet and juicy. The high yields of delicious fruit (each approximately 13g) are ideal for salads or as a tasty snack. This popular variety also has good resistance to tobacco mosaic virus and fusarium wilt. Height: 200cm (79”). Spread: 50cm (20”).

Tomato 'Sungold' plants are delivered from late April for growing under glass and from late May for growing outdoors.


Please note: Delivery is subject to plant size, and adverse growing conditions during production may delay despatch schedules.


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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    • 5 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 10 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £15.99

Tomato 'Cherrola' F1 Hybrid

Solanum lycopersicum L.

Cordon.

Tomato 'Cherrola' bears long trusses of up to 20 well-spaced, dark red fruits weighing on average 20g (¾oz)! This delicious cherry tomato has an excellent balance of sweetness and acidity giving the fruits an outstanding flavour. Delicious in salads and sandwiches or eaten straight from the garden as a snack! This heavy cropping cordon variety is suitable for growing outside or under glass where it will ripen particularly early. Height: 200cm (79”). Spread: 50cm (20”).

Please note: Delivery is subject to plant size, and adverse growing conditions during production may delay despatch schedules.


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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    • 5 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £11.99

Tomato 'Ferline' F1 Hybrid

Solanum lycopersicum L.

Cordon

Could this be the answer to many gardeners' prayers? In recent trials Tomato 'Ferline' has shown impressive blight tolerance in a garden situation, and resistance to fusarium and verticillium wilt. A useful variety for outdoor cultivation in even the wet summers! Grow these vigorous, indeterminate plants as cordons either under glass or outdoors, to produce heavy crops of deep red fruits of up to 150gm (5oz) in weight, with a very good flavour. Height: 200cm (79"). Spread: 50cm (20").


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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    • 5 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £11.99

Tomato 'Losetto'

Solanum lycopersicum L.

 Customer Rating
  • The first blight-resistant basket tomato
  • Extra-long cropping period

Basket/ Container.

The first of its kind! An outstanding new cascading bush tomato with built-in blight resistance. Producing masses of sweet and juicy cherry tomatoes that can be harvested over a long period from July to September. Perfect for containers or planters in the greenhouse or on the patio, but can also be planted in a sunny spot in the garden. Height and spread: 30cm (12”).

Please note: Delivery is subject to plant size, and adverse growing conditions during production may delay despatch schedules.


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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    • 5 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 10 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £15.99

Brussels Sprout 'Trafalgar' F1 Hybrid

Brassica oleracea (Gemmifera Group)

  • Best In Class for flavour - Click here for details
  • The family sprout - even children love them!

Thanks to continuous breeding work striving for a better, sweeter flavour, this modern hybrid has a superb flavour that sets it apart from other varieties. Brussels Sprout 'Trafalgar' produces a heavy crop of medium sized, firm button sprouts from mid December to late March that will retain their excellent quality over a long period of time. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 50cm (20").


Please note: Delivery is subject to plant size, and adverse growing conditions during production may delay despatch schedules.


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


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 15 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £9.99

Brassica 'Clubroot Resistant Collection'

Brassica oleracea

An answer to thousands of gardeners' prayers! After over 18 years of conventional breeding against this devastating brassica disease, T&M are pleased to offer these clubroot resistant varieties. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 60cm (24").


  • This collection comprises 12 plants of each of the following:
  • Cabbage 'Kilaton' - Quality, 2kg, autumn heads with a solid, dense structure.
  • Cauliflower 'Clapton' - Produces uniform quality, large, solid deep white heads.
  • Brussels Sprout 'Crispus' F1 - Plant this latest clubroot resistant hybrid variety in spring for an autumn harvest.

Please note: Delivery is subject to plant size, and adverse growing conditions during production may delay despatch schedules.


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


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 36 plug plants - 12 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £14.99

Tomato 'Rainbow Blend' F1 Hybrid

Solanum lycopersicum L.

Cordon

Juicy, sweet and colourful! This stunning mix of baby plum tomatoes will add interest and taste to your salads, sauces and a whole host of other tomato dishes. The olive shaped fruits each weigh 16-20g (½ - ¾oz) on average, with a delicious flavour and a high level of sweetness. Height: 200cm (79in). Spread: 50cm (20").

  • Tomato 'Rainbow Blend' comprises four fabulous varieties in a bright range of colours:
  • Tomato 'Katiebell' (yellow)
  • Tomato 'Lizziebell' (orange)
  • Tomato 'Luciebell' (red)
  • Tomato 'Flamingo' (pink)

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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    • 5 Postiplug plants

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    • £11.99
    • Out of stock
    • 10 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch:
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    • £15.99
    • Out of stock