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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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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.


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    • 1 packet (50 broad bean seeds)

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    • £2.89

Courgette 'Soleil' F1 Hybrid

Cucurbita pepo, Zucchini

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The bushy plants of Courgette 'Soleil' produce huge yields of smooth, straight, yellow courgettes that are early maturing and fruit over a long period if cut regularly. In T&M's trials this superb garden variety showed better tolerance to powdery mildew than many other courgettes, thus extending the harvesting period. This RHS AGM variety has a delicious flavour and will add a bright splash of colour to your plate. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 90cm (35").

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 (12 courgette seeds)

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    • £2.89

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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    • £2.49

Broad Bean 'De Monica'

Vicia faba, Fava Beans

  • The earliest to crop
Be the first to harvest delicious broad beans! Ten years of breeding have produced Broad Bean 'De Monica', the earliest maturing broad bean variety from a spring sowing. High yields of 15cm (6") pods with 4-5 large seeds per pod will be ready to harvest at the same time as winter sown variety 'Aquadulce'. This exciting new variety has a strong root system and an upright growth habit, producing 2-3 stems per plant. Height: 120cm (48"). 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 (40 broad bean seeds)

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    • £2.99

Sweetcorn 'Mirai 003' F1 Hybrid

Zea mays

This snack sized sweetcorn is becoming increasingly popular for its 15cm (6") long cobs with good tip fill and 16 rows of grains. Modern breeding of this RHS AGM variety has produced an extra tender cob with a fabulous taste, whether eaten raw from the plant, barbequed or steamed. With good plant vigour, Sweetcorn 'Mirai' is particularly useful in poorer soil conditions. Height: 200cm (79"). Height: 45cm (18").
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    • 1 packet (30 sweetcorn seeds)

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    • £3.39

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 celeriac seeds)

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    • £2.49

Achillea filipendulina 'Cloth of Gold'

Fern-leaf Yarrow

Achillea 'Cloth of Gold' is an indispensible border plant, with flat, plate-like, mustard yellow flower heads carried above finely-cut, ferny foliage. This free flowering perennial is undemanding and easy to grow, making a bright splash of summer colour in borders and meadows. Achillea flowers make a charming cut flower and can be dried for everlasting flowers too. Height: 1.5m (59"). Spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 1 packet (500 achillea seeds)

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    • £0.69

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 (1000 swede seeds)

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    • £2.69

Runner Bean 'Lady Di'

Phaseolus coccineus

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Enjoy heavy crops of tender runner beans over a long season. Runner Bean 'Lady Di' is a red flowered variety producing completely stringless, 30cm (12") long pods. These delicious beans are particularly fleshy due to their very slow seed development, resulting in superb quality beans. 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.


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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    • £3.69

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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    • 1 packet (250 lettuce seeds)

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    • £2.69

Cucumber 'Tiffany' F1 Hybrid

Cucumis sativus

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Greenhouse type.

Cucumber 'Tiffany' produces many dark green skinned, slightly ribbed, fruits, up to 35cm (14") long, throughout the season. This RHS AGM variety is ideal for slicing and the juicy flesh has no bitter after taste. With a vigorous habit and excellent powdery mildew tolerance, Cucumber 'Tiffany' is ideal growing in an unheated greenhouse against supports, but is equally at home in a heated one for a very early crop. 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

Spring Onion 'Apache'

Allium cepa, Spring Onion 'Deep Purple', Bunching Onion, Scallion

Salad Onion Apache (Deep Purple) is an attractive deep purple-red skinned spring onion with a mild flavour and a crisp texture. The purple outer skin merges with the silver when peeled, adding a colour contrast to salads. Salad Onion Apache is ideal for growing in containers, or outdoors throughout the season. Seeds are in the RHS Vegetable Collection. More info
    • 1 packet (750 spring onion seeds)

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    • £1.99