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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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Runner Bean 'White Emergo' - Duchy Originals Organic Seeds

Phaseolus coccineus

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This heavy yielding variety produces delicate white flowers that make a particularly attractive addition to the vegetable garden. Awarded an RHS AGM, Runner Bean 'White Emergo' forms long, smooth pods with a superb flavour when picked while they are young and tender. This vigorous variety copes well even under adverse weather conditions. 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 (25 runner bean seeds)

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    • £2.99

Fatsia japonica

Japanese Aralia, Japanese Fatsia, Aralia japonica, Aralia sieboldii

Create a tropical took in the garden. These easy to grow shrubby plants, are surprisingly hardy and suitable lor borders or grown as a pot plant. Large hand-shaped, glossy foliage is accompanied by branching heads of white flowers in autumn, often followed by black fruits.


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    • 1 packet (15 seeds)

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    • £0.99

Marrow 'Tiger Cross' F1 Hybrid - Duchy Originals Organic Seeds

Cucurbita pepo

This remarkable British bred F1 hybrid is similar to the ever popular 'Striped Green Bush' type but is earlier, better cropping and more uniform with good resistance to Cucumber mosaic virus. The attractive green and cream striped fruits of Marrow 'Tiger Cross' can be harvested as courgettes or allowed to mature to full sized marrows. This superb RHS AGM variety is ideal for eating fresh or storing in cool, frost free conditions for winter use. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 90cm (35").

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

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    • 1 packet (5 seeds)

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    • £3.99

Radish 'Rudolf' - Duchy Originals Organic Seeds

Raphanus sativus

The globe shaped roots of Radish 'Rudolf' have a crisp texture and peppery flavour that will certainly liven up your salads and sandwiches. This RHS AGM variety is quick and easy to grow, either outdoors or under glass for early crops in just a few weeks from sowing. 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 (200 radish seeds)

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    • £1.99

Broad Bean 'Dreadnought' - Heritage

Vicia faba, Fava Beans

This heritage variety is still one of the best Longpods for flavour. Broad bean 'Dreadnought' produces an abundance of pods that are ready to harvest from June, each containing 7 to 8 plump white beans. This superb variety is one of the best for freezing, as seeds do not discolour. Height: 120cm (47”). Spread: 45cm (18”).


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


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    • 1 packet (50 broad bean seeds)

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    • £2.09

Banana - Exotic Seed Collection

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

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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 seeds)

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    • £4.99

Echium pininana - Exotic Seed Collection

Tower of Jewels, Giant Viper's Bugloss, Tree Echium, Echium pinnifolium

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No wonder this is also called Tower of Jewels or 'Pride of Tenerife! Exceptionally tall flower spikes packed with either rose or purple-blue flowers, interspersed with silver-green lanceolate leaves.

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    • 1 packet (25 seeds)

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    • £3.99