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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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Sweetcorn 'Swift' F1 Hybrid

Zea mays, Sweetcorn 'Extra Tender and Sweet'

Tendersweet. Superior in both taste and texture, Sweetcorn Swift F1 is quicker to germinate and has better vigour than other varieties. Produces 2-3, 18cm (7½in) cobs per plant, each with 16-18 rows of bright yellow tender sweet kernels. Flavour guide: rich and sugar-sweet. Sweetcorn Extra Tender & Sweet F1 has long lasting flavour and is easy to grow. Isolation from other sweetcorn varieties not required.
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    • 1 packet (30 sweetcorn seeds)

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    • £2.99

Beetroot 'Alto' F1 Hybrid

Beta vulgaris

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The first F1 hybrid cylindrical 'Housewives choice' variety with the sweetest of flavours. Beetroot 'Alto' F1 produces uniform, straight roots, free from rings with a smooth rich-red skin and flesh colour, making them easy to prepare. Roots stand proud above the soil, but can be earthed up, and remain in good condition for long periods. This RHS AGM beertroot is an easy to grow, space saving variety. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").

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    • 1 packet (300 beetroot seeds)

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    • £2.69

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

Beetroot 'Rubidus' (Globe)

Beta vulgaris, Beetroot 'Detroit 6 Rubidus'

Bolting is almost a thing of the past with this excellent globe variety! Beetroot 'Rubidus' will be ready to harvest over a week earlier than 'Boltardy', which it supersedes in all respects. The firm, smooth, deep red roots can reach 12.5cm (5") in diameter, but retain their superb tender flesh without a hint of fibre. This vigorous beetroot holds an RHS AGM, and produces high yields which are synonymous with F1 Hybrids. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").
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    • 1 packet (200 beetroot seeds)

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    • £2.69

Broccoli 'Redhead' (Purple Sprouting)

Brassica oleracea (Italica Group)

Broccoli 'Redhead' makes an improvement on traditional forms of Purple Sprouting Broccoli. This RHS AGM variety produces a more vigorous plant with large primary heads, along with good sized, secondary shoots, for picking over an 8 week period from March to April. 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.


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Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (150 broccoli seeds)

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    • £2.49 £0.99

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.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (125 dwarf bean seeds)

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    • £3.49

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)

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Pea 'Sugar Ann' (Sugarsnap) - RHS endorsed vegetable seeds

Pisum sativum

A superb quality sugarsnap pea with round, fleshy, pale green, sweet tasting pods. Pea 'Sugar Ann' produces heavy crops from very early in the season. Its cropping period can be extended further with successional sowings. The succulent pods of this RHS AGM variety can be eaten immature while they are stringless but not so sweet. For sweeter, larger pods harvest them later when fully developed with the strings removed. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 25cm (10").
These vegetable seeds are endorsed by the RHS.

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How to grow peas


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

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    • 1 packet (250 pea seeds)

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    • £2.99

Swiss Chard 'Bright Yellow'

Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla var. flavescens, Leaf Beet, Spinach Beet

The beautiful, broad golden stalks of Swiss Chard 'Bright Yellow' are a striking and colourful addition to the vegetable garden and look equally at home in the flower border. The sweet stalks can be steamed as a vegetable or, when young, eaten raw in salads. This superb RHS AGM variety is slow to bolt and has good winter hardiness. Initially cropping from mid-summer to late autumn, this tasty leaf beet will re-emerge after a normal winter, to produce an unbelievably early spring crop. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 40cm (16").
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    • 1 packet (85 swiss chard seeds)

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Tomato 'Alicante'

Solanum lycopersicum L.

Cordon.

Tomato 'Alicante' is a generally superior variety possessing all the things we look for in a tomato, including an RHS AGM! Early in the season it produces heavy crops of medium sized, greenback free fruits with a superb sweet flavour. This productive and reliable tomato is best grown as a cordon either in the greenhouse or outdoors in a sheltered, sunny spot. 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 (100 tomato seeds)

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    • £2.29

Runner Bean 'Wisley Magic' - RHS endorsed vegetable seeds

Phaseolus coccineus

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A red flowered RHS AGM variety producing long, smooth, slender pods that easily reach 35cm (14") long. The heavy yields are best picked while young and tender to ensure a long cropping period. Although the pods of Runner Bean 'Wisley Magic' are not completely stringless, they have a low fibre content and a superior flavour - that 'old fashioned' runner bean taste. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 30cm (12").

These vegetable seeds are endorsed by the RHS.

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.


Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Runner Beans


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

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    • 1 packet (40 runner bean seeds)

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    • £3.99