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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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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)

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    • £2.19

Sweetcorn 'Lark' F1 Hybrid (Tendersweet)

Zea mays

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Sweetcorn Lark is a tendersweet variety giving superior sweetness with a softer, less chewy texture than supersweets, making kernels more pleasurable to eat as well as easier to digest. Improved germination adds to the appeal. Sweetcorn Lark can be also grown with other varieties, so there is no need to isolate. Requires a fertile soil in a sunny position. Seeds are in the RHS Vegetable Collection.

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    • 1 packet (30 sweetcorn seeds)

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    • £2.69

Tomato 'Shirley' F1 Hybrid

Solanum lycopersicum L.

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  • The exhibitors' favourite

Cordon.

Tomato 'Shirley' remains one of the most popular varieties for cultivating in cold or slightly heated greenhouses. This early maturing tomato has become an exhibitor's favourite for its heavy crops of excellent quality fruit. Tomato 'Shirley' also shows excellent disease resistance to Tobacco Mosaic Virus, Cladosporium ABC and Fusarium. With an open, indeterminate habit, this variety is best grown in growbags as a greenhouse cordon. 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)

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    • £3.99

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)

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    • £3.49

Broad Bean 'Express'

Vicia faba, Fava Beans

As its name suggests, Broad Bean 'Express' is the fastest maturing variety available and an early spring sowing will out yield all others. This winter hardy, RHS AGM variety produces up to 34 tender, tasty pods per plant. Broad Bean 'Express' makes an excellent broad bean for freezing as it doesn't discolour. Height: 90cm (35”). 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 (30 broad bean seeds)

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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.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (50 broad bean seeds)

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    • £3.69

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)

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    • £2.89

Broad Bean 'Jubilee Hysor'

Vicia faba, Fava Beans

An RHS AGM recipient, that comes as a major improvement on traditional varieties. Broad Bean 'Jubilee Hysor' produces a tremendous yield of broad, well filled pods, each containing 6 to 8 beans with a superb flavour. Height: 150cm (59”). Spread: 45cm (18”).


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


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (50 broad bean seeds)

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    • £2.89

Cucumber 'Carmen' F1 Hybrid

Cucumis sativus

Greenhouse type.

Cucumber 'Carmen' is a unique variety with resistance to all known strains of powdery mildew, scab and leaf-spot, making it ideal for organic gardeners. The fruits are produced in abundance, from 50 to 100 per plant, and have a mild flavour with no bitter after taste. This climbing RHS AGM variety is easy to train in the greenhouse and its fruits are excellent for exhibition. Height: 3m (9'). Spread: 45cm (18”).

Useful links:

How to grow cucumbers

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    • 1 packet (4 cucumber seeds)

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    • £4.99

Cucumber 'Cucino' F1 Hybrid

Cucumis sativus

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Greenhouse/ Outdoors type.

Perfect lunchbox snacks - these exciting little 'cucino' cucumbers can be eaten straight from the plant without peeling. Cucumber 'Cucino' produces crisp, flavoursome mini-fruits prolifically throughout the season. This RHS AGM variety can be grown against supports in the greenhouse or in a sheltered position outdoors. Height: 3m (9'). Spread: 45cm (18”).



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How to grow cucumbers

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    • 1 packet (4 cucumber seeds)

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    • £3.99

Celeriac 'Monarch'

Apium graveolens var. rapaceum

An autumn/early winter vegetable. Celeriac Monarch is an excellent, high quality variety which has very smooth, easily washable, creamy coloured roots. Easier to grow than celery and can be grated raw over salads, cut into slices and boiled, or into strips which are fried. T&M's illustration shows Celeriac cubed and served with a walnut butter. An exciting dish which you too can create by using the FREE recipe, sent with each packet.
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    • 1 packet (200 seeds)

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    • £2.49

Sweet Pea 'White Supreme'

Lathyrus odoratus

With its bold, beautifully formed flowers and excellent vigour, Sweet Pea 'White Supreme' is one of the best pure white varieties. The strong growing plants produce an abundance of 4 and 5 flowered, pure white sprays on long stems that are ideal for cutting. This elegant RHS AGM variety makes a striking exhibit on the show bench that will fill the air with rich sweet fragrance. Height: 180cm (71”). Spread: 30cm (12”).

Useful links:

How to grow sweet peas

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    • 1 packet (20 seeds)

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    • £2.99