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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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Pea 'Kelvedon Wonder' (First Early)

Pisum sativum

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First Early

A popular RHS AGM variety for successional sowings throughout spring, and a particular favourite for June sowings. Pea 'Kelvedon Wonder' produces 2 pods per node with each narrow pod containing up to 8 succulent peas. This heavy yielding and reliable first early variety shows resistance to Pea Wilt, and good tolerance to Downy Mildew. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 25cm (10").

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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

Cabbage 'Kilaton' F1 Hybrid (Autumn)

Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group)

It has taken over 18 years of conventional breeding to develop a variety that can combat the devastating brassica disease Clubroot, and this superb variety is the most resistant we have ever grown on our trials. This clubroot resistant cabbage produces excellent quality, 2kg, autumn ballheads with a solid, dense structure. Cabbage 'Kilaton' is superb for making coleslaws, salads or steaming. This F1 hybrid variety will stand outdoors over a long period, and once harvested stores well without any deterioration to its delicious flavour. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (12").


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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    • 1 packet (20 cabbage seeds)

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    • £3.99

Runner Bean 'St George'

Phaseolus coccineus

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A British bred bean, well deserving of its RHS AGM. This bicoloured red and white flowered variety produces particularly heavy yields of pale green, 30cm (12") long pods. Crops from Runner Bean 'St George' are earlier and of superior quality when compared to Runner Bean 'Painted Lady'. Harvest the smooth, fleshy beans regularly for a continuous crop throughout the summer. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 30cm (12").


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.


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Companion PlantingHow to grow Runner Beans

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    • 1 packet (40 runner bean seeds)

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Onion 'Red Baron'

Allium cepa

A mid-late maturing variety, Onion 'Red Baron' produces firm, flattish-round bulbs of a beautiful dark red colour. With eye-catching red rimmed flesh and a stronger flavour than most varieties, this RHS AGM variety makes an attractive addition to salads. An excellent cropping red onion with good storage potential. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6").


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


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Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions


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    • 1 packet (175 onion seeds)

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    • £2.69

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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Cauliflower 'Aalsmeer' (Spring)

Brassica oleracea (Botrytis Group)

Cauliflower 'Aalsmeer' shows outstanding winter hardiness and produces well-protected, creamy white heads of a good depth and weight. This RHS AGM spring cauliflower matures gradually throughout April which extends the harvesting period throughout the month. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 75cm (30").


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


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    • 1 packet (50 cauliflower seeds)

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    • £1.99

Parsnip 'Gladiator' F1 Hybrid

Pastinaca sativa

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
A superb RHS AGM F1 hybrid that is ideal for exhibition, with beautiful silky-smooth blemish free, white skins. The high quality roots are quick to mature with a deliciously sweet, earthy flavour. Parsnip 'Gladiator' is consistently reliable and trouble free, with particularly good resistance to canker. Height and spread: 45cm (18").

 

Sue Foster says: "The first parsnip I grew - and what a fantastic crop! This canker resistant variety produces long, smooth roots that are delicious roasted and makes phenomenal Parsnip and Ginger soup. After a couple of frosts the flavour is exceptional, and they keep in the ground for an impressive length of time without turning woody."

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    • 1 packet (300 parsnip seeds)

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    • £2.99

Carrot 'Adelaide' F1 Hybrid

Daucus carota

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One of the earliest maturing varieties, Carrot 'Adelaide' will be your first carrot crop of the year. This RHS AGM variety is ideal for growing in cold frames and under cloches. The quick growing roots are delightfully crunchy with a delicious sweet flavour. Seeds are in the RHS vegetable Collection. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Companion planting: Try growing carrots with spring onions, leeks and mint, whose aromatic leaves deter carrot root fly.


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How to grow carrotsCompanion Planting

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    • 1 packet (750 carrot seeds)

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    • £2.89

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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    • £2.69

Pea 'Rondo' (Maincrop)

Pisum sativum

Maincrop.

In T&M trials this exceptional maincrop pea outperformed other varieties, proving itself more than worthy of its RHS AGM. Bearing two pods per node, Pea 'Rondo' produces excellent yields of the highest quality, straight, long pods, containing an average of 10 deliciously plump peas per pod. This wrinkle seeded pea also shows good resistance to Fusarium wilt race 1. An excellent variety for freezing or eating freshly picked. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 25cm (10").



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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 (200 pea seeds)

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    • £3.69

Primula veris

Cowslip

The famous meadow and hedge row plant of simple beauty. Fragrant lemon yellow pendulous blooms. Easy to grow in sun or part shade. Flowers spring. Height 23cm (9in). Contact with the leaves may cause skin allergy to some people with sensitive skins.

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

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    • 1 packet (150 primula seeds)

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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.


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    • 1 packet (125 dwarf bean seeds)

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    • £3.49