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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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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 (50 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

Cabbage 'Hispi' F1 Hybrid (Summer)

Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group)

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Versatile Summer Cabbage 'Hispi' can be grown at virtually any season of the year and comes to maturity faster than cabbages bred for specific seasons. Even autumn sown, it will beat the earliest of the spring cabbages and a Jan/Feb sowing will also fill the late spring gap in cropping. This RHS AGM variety is a strong and uniform pointed type, with a beautifully sweet flavour. Cabbage 'Hispi' has good bolt resistance and needs little growing space so it is ideal for growing in small gardens where space is at a premium. Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 60cm (24").

Companion planting: Try growing cabbages 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 (40 cabbage seeds)

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Sweetcorn 'Conquerer' F1 Hybrid (Supersweet)

Zea mays

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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)

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Cabbage 'Minicole' F1 Hybrid (Autumn)

Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group)

Have you noticed how difficult it is to buy a small cabbage, or how garden-grown cabbages get wasted because they are ready and you are not? Cabbage 'Minicole' overcomes both these problems, standing ready for cutting for four months if necessary, and can also be grown very close together - ideal where space is at a premium. This RHS AGM variety, is used commercially for coleslaw, and is delicious eaten freshly cut from the garden. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").


Companion planting: Try growing cabbages 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 (40 cabbage seeds)

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    • £3.69

Carrot 'Bangor' F1 Hybrid - RHS endorsed vegetable seeds

Daucus carota

Heavy yields of high quality, large cylindrical roots make Carrot 'Bangor' one of the best maincrop varieties for the gardener. The large roots have a good core colour and excellent flavour, reaching up to 25cm in length. This RHS AGM variety resists greening and cracking. Carrot 'Bangor' will store well after harvesting in late summer and autumn. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").


These vegetable seeds are endorsed by the RHS.

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)

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Lettuce 'Lollo Rossa' (Loose-Leaf)

Lactuca sativa

A non-hearting Italian lettuce of excellent flavour. This superb RHS AGM variety produces compact, loose heads of finely frilled leaves with colourful crimson edges. A particularly popular variety with supermarkets and restaurants, Lettuce 'Lollo Rossa' makes an attractive garnish and adds colour and texture to the salad bowl. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 25cm (10").
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Onion 'Marco' F1 Hybrid

Allium cepa

This maincrop onion produces round, thin necked, straw coloured bulbs with good disease tolerance. Onion 'Marco' is superb for storing, remaining in good condition right through to March. This RHS AGM variety reliably produces heavy yields with bulbs achieving a good size in most soils. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 10cm (4").


Companion planting: Try growing onions with mint to confuse and deter onion fly.


Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions


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    • 1 packet (250 onion seeds)

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Leek 'Blauwgroene Winter - Bandit'

Allium porrum, Leek 'Bandit'

An outstanding cultivar for harvesting from winter through to spring. The dark leaves of Leek 'Blauwgroene Winter - Bandit' contrast beautifully with delicious, thick, pure white stems. This variety has excellent garden performance and winter hardiness, showing good tolerance against rust and bolting. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 20cm (8").
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    • 1 packet (75 leek seeds)

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Swede 'Magres'

Brassica napus (Napobrassica Group), Rutabaga

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Excellent coloured and shaped, purple topped roots with fine grained, good flavoured, yellow flesh, free from bitterness. Swede Magres is an excellent culinary swede, fully winter hardy, with mildew resistant foliage.


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


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    • 1 packet (500 swede seeds)

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Parsnip 'Albion' - RHS endorsed vegetable seeds

Pastinaca sativa

A particularly fine variety producing long, smooth, white-skinned, tapering roots of uniform size. Parsnip 'Albion' has a delicious sweet flavour and good texture, with lifted roots storing well without discolouring. This RHS AGM variety makes a useful crop for the organic gardener, having been specially bred for its resistance to canker. Height and spread: 45cm (18").


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    • 1 packet (300 parsnip seeds)

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