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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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Dwarf Bean 'Delinel'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

 Customer Rating
  • 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 bean seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £3.49

Tomato 'Sweetest Tomato Duo'

Solanum lycopersicum L.

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Cordon.

These outstanding cordon varieties have been specially selected by T&M for their exceptional sweet flavour. These delicious cherry tomatoes will produce heavy crops whether they are grown under glass or in a sunny spot outdoors. Height: 200cm (79"). Spread: 50cm (20").

  • Collection comprises one packet each of:
  • Tomato 'Suncherry Premium' - Huge crops of shiny, bite-sized red fruits ripen early and continue to be produced throughout the summer.
  • Tomato 'Sungold' - Produces large yields of attractive, golden-orange fruit that are irresistibly sweet and juicy.


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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    • 2 packets - 1 of each variety (16 seeds in total)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £6.68 £4.99

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 3 days
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    • £2.99

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 3 days
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    • £1.99

Leek 'Autumn Giant 2 - Porvite'

Allium porrum

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit

This excellent RHS AGM variety produces mid green, erect foliage, and heavy, uniform stems. Leek 'Autumn Giant 2 Porvite' stands well in the garden over a long period and demonstrates resistance to bulbiness and bolting, as well as good rust tolerance. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 30cm (12”).
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    • 1 packet (200 leek seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.89

Beetroot 'Wodan' F1 Hybrid (Globe)

Beta vulgaris

  • Superb flavour
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").Height: 30cm (12”). Spread: 15cm (6”).
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    • 1 packet (200 beetroot seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £2.89

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.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (50 broccoli seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.69

Carrot 'Eskimo' F1 Hybrid

Daucus carota

 Customer Rating
  • The most cold-tolerant variety - down to -10°C

As the name suggests, Carrot 'Eskimo' is one of the most cold tolerant varieties available, coping with winter weather down to -10C when grown on lighter soils. The rich orange, cylindrical roots can be lifted late in the season or even over wintered in free draining conditions. This top quality, RHS AGM variety resists splitting and retains its flavour throughout the autumn and winter - especially if left in the ground. 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 (450 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.99

Sweet Pepper 'Gourmet'

Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group), Bell Pepper

The dwarf, compact plants of Sweet Pepper Gourmet produce a huge crop of stunning bright orange, blocky shaped fruits. Ideal for containers on a sunny patio. Early to ripen, Sweet Pepper Gourmet crops throughout a long season and was awarded an RHS AGM for outstanding garden performance. Suitable for growing in a greenhouse or outdoors. Fruits green turning orange. Flavour guide: Sweet and crunchy.
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    • 1 packet (10 sweet pepper seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.49

Radish 'French Breakfast 3'

Raphanus sativus

 Customer Rating
  • 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 3 days
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    • £2.09

Carrot 'Sweet Candle' F1 Hybrid

Daucus carota

This Japanese bred carrot has beautifully smooth, orange skin and blunt, cylindrical roots. The bright orange flesh is virtually coreless with a superb sweet flavour. With excellent uniformity, Carrot 'Sweet Candle' is a popular variety late summer and autumn cropping, finding favour on the showbench as well as in the kitchen. 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 (300 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.99

Sweetcorn 'Conquerer' F1 Hybrid (Supersweet)

Zea mays

 Customer Rating
Later maturing, Sweetcorn Conquerer is well adapted to our indifferent summer weather. Strong growing plants 210cm (7ft) tall, with very few tillers (sideshoots), averaging three, 20cm (8in) long cobs per plant, each with 14-18 rows of kernels full to the tip. Sweetcorn Conquerer has superb eating quality!
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    • 1 packet (30 sweetcorn seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £2.69