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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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Parsnip 'Albion'

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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    • £2.69

Squash 'Crown Prince' F1 Hybrid (Winter)

Cucurbita maxima

  • Long storage potential
An old variety of winter squash but still popular for its attractive, flattened fruits with a steely-blue skin, each weighing up to 4kg (8.5lb). Squash 'Crown Prince' is renowned for its colourful rich orange flesh with a sweet and nutty flavour. This RHS AGM stores particularly well, lasting up to 3 months if kept in frost free conditions. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 200cm (79").

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

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    • 1 packet (5 squash 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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    • £2.49

Pea 'Misty' (First Early)

Pisum sativum

First Early.

RHS AGM variety, Pea 'Misty' was specially bred for producing heavy crops, early in the season. Abundant yields of blunt 8cm (3") pods are mainly borne in pairs and filled with plenty of succulent peas. This superb first early variety sets flowers and pods over a particularly long cropping period and shows resistance to fusarium wilt. Height: 60cm (24"). 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 (300 pea seeds)

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    • £2.99

Sweetcorn 'Northern Extra Sweet' F1 Hybrid (Supersweet)

Zea mays

A reliable performer in British summers, Sweetcorn Northern Extra Sweet is especially suited to cooler northern districts. One of the earliest maturing of the 'supersweets', Sweetcorn Northern Extra Sweet produces good quality, well filled cobs up to 20cm (8in) long. Sturdy plants but growing only to 150 to 180cm (5 to 6 feet) tall.
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    • 1 packet (50 sweetcorn seeds)

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    • £2.59

Brussels Sprout 'Revenge' F1 Hybrid

Brassica oleracea (Gemmifera Group)

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A high quality RHS AGM variety with good levels of disease resistance and a vigorous, sturdy growth habit. With later mid season maturity, Brussels Sprout 'Revenge' produces heavy crops of dark-green, sweet buttons that can be harvested just in time for Christmas, although buttons will also hold exceptionally well until February. Height: 75cm (30”). Spread: 50cm (20”).


Companion planting: Try growing Brussels sprouts 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 (30 brussel sprout seeds)

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    • £2.99

Carrot 'Bangor' F1 Hybrid

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").


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 (450 carrot seeds)

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    • £2.49

Chilli Pepper 'Super Chili' (Hot)

Capsicum anuum, Chili Pepper

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This superb Thai, RHS AGM variety has a very compact habit making it ideal for growing in pots on the windowsill or in containers on a sunny patio. Each highly decorative Chilli Pepper 'Super Chilli' plant carries masses of slender, pointed, lime-green fruits which turn red, increasing their potency as they ripen. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

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How to grow chilli peppers

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    • 1 packet (10 chilli pepper seeds)

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    • £2.89

Runner Bean 'Enorma'

Phaseolus coccineus

This reliable favourite produces huge early yields of enormous, smooth, slender pods of up to 50cm (20") in length, from July to October. Awarded an RHS Award of Garden Merit, this delicious runner bean is popular for its excellent flavour, as well as its exhibition quality beans that are perfect for entering in the local horticultural show! Runner bean 'Enorma' is also suitable for freezing. 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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    • £2.99

Pea 'Ambassador' (Maincrop)

Pisum sativum

Maincrop

This reliable maincrop has outstanding resistance to mildew making it ideal for producing late season crops from successional sowings. Pea 'Ambassador produces heavy yields of blunt ended pods, each containing up to 9 delicious, dark green peas. This superb RHS AGM variety is reliable in most soils, producing top quality crops on semi-leafless stems that make for easier picking. Height: 80cm (31"). 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 (300 pea seeds)

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    • £2.69

Pea 'Sugar Ann' (Sugarsnap)

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").

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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

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