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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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Kale 'Reflex' F1 Hybrid

Brassica oleracea (Acephala Group), Borecole

Recent breeding has given Kale 'Reflex' more intensely curled, succulent and nutritious, dark leaves which stand well without yellowing. This delicious curly kale can be picked over a long period or can also be used as a baby salad leaf ingredient . Excellent winter hardiness makes kale a useful winter to spring vegetable at a time when fresh garden produce is scarce. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 60cm (24").


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


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Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (50 kale seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £1.99

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

Verbena bonariensis

Glandularia, Verbena patagonica

Tall heads of bright, eye-catching rosy lavender, adding a tranquil tropical feel to borders. Height: 120-150cm (4-5ft).
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    • 1 packet (200 seeds)

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    • £2.99

Primula vulgaris

Primrose, Common Primrose

Without doubt this native British plant is one of the most beautiful of the Primula family and an excellent garden plant. The flowers are of softest yellow, a colour very rare among flowers, and are deliciously scented. Happy in full sun or part shade. Flowers spring. Height 6in.

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

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    • 1 packet (50 primula seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £2.69

Cress 'Extra Curled' - RHS Garden Explorers Children's Seeds

Lepidium sativum, Garden Cress, Curly Cress, Peppercress

I am so quick and easy to grow. You can grow me all year round on a windowsill and eat me within 10-12 days. I am very nutritious and tasty in salads and sandwiches. More info
    • 1 packet (2000 cress seeds)

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    • £1.49

Sweetcorn 'Lark' F1 Hybrid (Tendersweet)

Zea mays

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Sweetcorn 'Lark' is a midseason tendersweet variety giving superior sweetness with a softer, less chewy texture than conventional supersweets. The large cobs, packed with golden, thin-skinned kernels, are delicious picked fresh from the garden and boiled, steamed or barbecued. Many varieties of Sweetcorn need to be grown in isolation. This variety has the benefit of being able to be grown alongside other varieties. Improved germination adds to the appeal of the RHS Vegetable Collection variety.Height: 200cm (79"). Spread: 45cm (18").

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    • 1 packet (30 sweetcorn seeds)

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    • £2.69

Tomato 'Sungold' F1 Hybrid

Solanum lycopersicum L.

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  • Best In Class for flavour - click here for details
  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Celebrating 20 years of the sweetest tomato, as voted by gardeners

Cordon

An outstanding cordon cherry tomato for glasshouse or outdoor culture. Tomato ‘Sungold' has an exceptionally high sugar content, which easily rivals ‘Gardeners Delight', making its attractive, golden-orange fruit irresistibly sweet and juicy. The high yields of delicious thin-skinned 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. A hardy nature ensures this vigorous performer will crop well into winter in a cool greenhouse. 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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    • 1 packet (10 tomato seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.99

Broad Bean 'Imperial Green Longpod'

Vicia faba, Fava Beans

Broad Bean 'Imperial Green Longpod' produces large, 37cm (15") green seeded pods, each containing up to 9 large beans. The succulent, tasty beans of this RHS AGM variety are delicious eaten fresh and surplus yields freeze well. 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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Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (50 broad bean seeds)

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    • £3.69

Kohl Rabi 'Kolibri' F1 Hybrid

Brassica oleracea (Gongylodes Group)

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Attractive, purple-skinned roots with pure white, succulent flesh, best eaten when golf ball size, although the flesh still remains succulent and bitter free when roots are larger. Easy to grow, quick to mature in under 8 weeks from sowing. Plants have a neat, compact growth making them ideal for early sowings under cloches or fleece.Prefers well-drained, moist, rich soil in full sun. A rich source of the provitamin A, vitamins C and K and folate as well as the antioxidant carotenoids b-carotene and lutein.


Companion planting: Try growing Kohl rabi 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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    • 1 packet (35 kohl rabi seeds)

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    • £2.99

Broccoli 'Red Spear' (Purple Sprouting) - SowStrong® Collection

Brassica oleracea (Italica Group)

Purple Sprouting Broccoli 'Red Spear' produces heavy yields of top quality spears. The delicious crop makes a tasty treat in February and March, at a time when fresh vegetables from the garden are scarce. This vigorous variety holds an RHS AGM for its exceptional garden performance. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 60cm (24").

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


Useful links:

Companion Planting
Read more on our blog: SowStrong® Ð A Natural Way to Growing Success

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    • 1 packet (70 broccoli seeds)

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    • £2.49

Carrot 'Autumn King 2'

Daucus carota

An RHS AGM variety producing splendid, long roots up to 30cm (12") long, with a deep rich red colour inside. Carrot 'Autumn King 2' can be harvested from late summer or left in the ground throughout winter without fear of splitting. These magnificent roots do particularly well in heavyweight classes at local shows. 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

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    • 1 packet (1600 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.19

Paulownia tomentosa

Paulownia imperialis, Empress Tree, Foxglove tree

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Large clusters of fragrant violet flowers in some seasons plus large exotic leaves. Amazing growth rate, a single shoot will often reach up to 8ft in a season.
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    • 1 packet (100 paulownia tomentosaseeds)

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    • £0.99