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RHS Seed Collection


The trend to 'Grow Your Own' vegetables continues to hit record levels. Thompson & Morgan has joined forces with the Royal Horticultural Society to offer the RHS Vegetable Collection designed to appeal to gardeners both young and old. Each of these superb seed vegetables has been selected for their outstanding garden performance, yield and flavour in all growing conditions.
The RHS Garden Explorers seed range is designed to encourage children into the world of gardening and boost their interest in the 'Grow Your Own' movement. This educational and interactive seed range is aimed at families and children.



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Lettuce 'Little Gem' (Cos)

Lactuca sativa

Cos Lettuce 'Little Gem' is one of the earliest varieties to mature, producing small compact plants which are packed with a crisp, sweet heart. This RHS Award of Garden Merit cultivar grows well under cloches and also has excellent root aphid resistance making it a gardener's favourite. Height and spread: 20cm (8").
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    • 1 packet (1250 lettuce seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £1.99

Radish 'French Breakfast 3'

Raphanus sativus

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  • RHS Award of Garden Merit

This popular old variety has stood the test of time. It's crisp, crunchy, cylindrical roots have a strong, clean flavour that spice up your summer salads. An RHS AGM variety, Radish 'French Breakfast 3', produces reliable crops of attractive red skinned roots with bright white tips. An ideal crop for containers, window boxes and greenhouse borders. Sow regularly for continuous succulent roots throughout the summer. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 10cm (4").

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


Companion planting: Try growing radishes with mint to deter flea beetles, which chew irregular holes in the leaves.


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    • 1 packet (1000 radish seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.09

Runner Bean 'White Lady'

Phaseolus coccineus

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A premier variety in every way! Vigorous, high yielding plants produce the most tender, thick, succulent pods you have ever tasted. The delicious long, mid green beans of Runner Bean ‘White Lady’ are stringless with a wonderful smooth texture. These white flowered plants are less prone to bird attack than their red flowered cousins, and set well, even in high temperatures, guaranteeing a plentiful crop. Height: 3m (10’). Spread: 30cm (12”).


Companion planting: Try growing runner beans with sweet peas to attract pollinating insects to the flowers, and Nasturtiums to draw aphids away from your crop.


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    • 1 packet (30 runner bean seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £3.69

Saponaria ocymoides

Tumbling Ted, Rock Soapwort

Spreading rockery, or paving plant, myriads of ½in pink flowers.

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    • 1 packet (25 saponaria seeds)

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    • £0.69

Spinach 'Perpetual' (Spinach Beet)

Beta vulgaris var. vulgaris

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  • Traditional cooking spinach
If your summer spinach is always running to seed before you manage to get a worthwhile crop off it, then Spinach Perpetual is the variety for you because it virtually never runs to seed in its first season, therefore very good on dry ground. Spinach Perpetual is succulent, prolific and very hardy, suitable for autumn and winter crops too.
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    • 1 packet (250 spinach seeds)

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    • £2.09

Dwarf Bean 'Delinel'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

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  • Heavy cropper

Dwarf Bean 'Delinel' is an outstanding variety for both crop yield and flavour. The 15cm (6") mid green, stringless beans are of superb quality with dark black seeds within the pods. This RHS AGM variety has a long season if picked regularly, and shows good resistance to Bean Mosaic Virus and Anthracnose. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12").


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


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    • 1 packet (125 dwarf bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £3.49

Salvia patens

Gentian Sage

A classic border plant, ideal for adding a cool blue drift to your planting schemes. The attractive, large blue hooded florets are borne on erect stems above toothed foliage. First year flowering, blooms throughout the summer into autumn. Height: 45-60cm (18-24in).
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    • 1 packet (15 salvia seeds)

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    • £0.99

Parsnip 'Gladiator' F1 Hybrid

Pastinaca sativa

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
A superb RHS AGM F1 hybrid that is ideal for exhibition, with beautiful silky-smooth blemish free, white skins. The high quality roots are quick to mature with a deliciously sweet, earthy flavour. Parsnip 'Gladiator' is consistently reliable and trouble free, with particularly good resistance to canker. Height and spread: 45cm (18").

 

Sue Foster says: "The first parsnip I grew - and what a fantastic crop! This canker resistant variety produces long, smooth roots that are delicious roasted and makes phenomenal Parsnip and Ginger soup. After a couple of frosts the flavour is exceptional, and they keep in the ground for an impressive length of time without turning woody."

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    • 1 packet (300 parsnip seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.99

Squash 'Crown Prince' F1 Hybrid (Winter)

Cucurbita maxima

  • Long storage potential
An old variety of winter squash but still popular for its attractive, flattened fruits with a steely-blue skin, each weighing up to 4kg (8.5lb). Squash 'Crown Prince' is renowned for its colourful rich orange flesh with a sweet and nutty flavour. This RHS AGM stores particularly well, lasting up to 3 months if kept in frost free conditions. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 200cm (79").

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

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    • 1 packet (5 squash seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.99

Banana - Exotic Seed Collection

Ensete ventricosum, Musa ensete, Musa arnoldiana, Abyssinian Banana, Ethiopian Banana

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Decorative, huge leaves rivalling any expensive mature house plants. Grows 3ft in the first four months!

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    • 1 packet (5 banana seeds)

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    • £0.99

Broccoli 'Belstar' F1 Hybrid (Calabrese)

Brassica oleracea (Italica Group)

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The well domed, small beaded heads of Broccoli 'Belstar' have an excellent flavour, and a healthy green colour. The firm heads of this RHS AGM variety remain in good condition for a long time, producing plenty of side shoots once the central head is cut. This tasty variety can be planted in succession for an ongoing harvest from late summer to autumn. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 40cm (16").


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


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    • 1 packet (50 broccoli seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.69

Courgette 'Venus' F1 Hybrid

Cucurbita pepo, Zucchini

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This neat, compact variety is ideal for growing on the patio. Courgette 'Venus' has an impressively long season if harvested regularly, producing heavy crops of delicious, shiny, dark green, cylindrical fruits. This reliable courgette also holds an RHS AGM. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 75cm (30").

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


Companion planting: Try growing courgettes with Calendula to attract pollinating insects which will in turn pollinate your courgette flowers.


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    • 1 packet (10 courgette seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.99