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All Spring Planting Vegetables




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Rhubarb 'Timperley Early' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Rheum x hybridum

Regarded as the earliest maturing variety, Rhubarb 'Timperley Early' is ideal for forcing to provide tender pink sticks as early as February, but it can also be grown unforced in the normal way. This RHS AGM variety produces a moderate yield of pink stems streaked with apple green.


These budded pieces, taken from established crowns will quickly mature, resulting in crowns big enough to harvest from 2 years after planting. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 120cm (48").


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How to grow rhubarb

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    • 2 budded rhubarb crowns

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £8.99

Onion 'Vulcan' (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa

Spring planting. Heat treated.

British breeding of early brown onions has developed this new, fully heat-treated variety which is an earlier-ripening hybrid. The golden skinned, deep, rounded bulbs of Onion 'Vulcan' have firm flesh and store well, for up to 12 weeks after harvesting. This onion produces early crops from late July onwards. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6").


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


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Companion Planting

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    • 75 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
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    • £4.99
    • 150 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
    • SAVE £1.99  
    • £9.98 £7.99

Strawberry 'Mount Everest' (Everbearer/ All Season)

Fragaria x ananassa

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A unique climbing strawberry! This fast, strong growing variety will produce runners up to 1m (39") in length that make a real talking point when trained up a trellis or obelisk climbing frame, or cascading from window boxes and hanging baskets. Better still, Strawberry 'Mount Everest' is an ever-bearering variety that produces a delicious crop of medium sized, sweet, juicy fruits from June right through to September! Height: 1m (39"). Spread: 30cm (12").


Estimated time to cropping once planted: 4-8 months.
Estimated time to best yields: 4-8 months.


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How to grow strawberries


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

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    • 5 strawberry bare root plants

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 10 strawberry bare root plants

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £24.99

Shallot 'Red Gourmet' (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa (Aggregatum Group)

Spring planting.

A new development in red shallots to produce a deeper more oval shaped bulb. Shallot 'Red Gourmet' produces good yields with pale pink-tinged, crisp white flesh. This colourful variety has good storage potential. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 15cm (6").


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Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions

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    • 20 shallot sets

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £6.99

Rhubarb RHS Collection (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Rheum x hybridum

Thompson & Morgan have teamed up with the RHS to offer the first AGM cultivars from its 112 plant National Collection of Rhubarbs. These young plants will quickly mature, resulting in crowns big enough to harvest from 2 years after planting.


Collection comprises 1 plant each of:
Rhubarb 'Fultons Strawberry Surprise' - Strong, vigorous plants produce flushes of eye-catching, vivid red stems with a well balanced acidity.
Rhubarb 'Giant Grooveless Crimson' - Uniform, bright red stems with a flavour that is less acidic than many cultivars.


Estimated time to cropping once planted: 16-20 months.
Estimated time to best yields: 28-32 months.


Useful links:

How to grow rhubarb

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    • 2 rhubarb plants - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £19.99

Rhubarb 'Champagne' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Rheum x hybridum

This early variety is ideal for forcing to produce long, slender, pink-tinged stalks. For a deeper, red-coloured stem, leave the stems of Rhubarb 'Champagne' unforced - they will still be just as sweet and delicious! This old variety is particularly reliable and easy to grow. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 120cm (48").

These young plants will quickly mature, resulting in crowns big enough to harvest from 2 years after planting.


Useful links:

How to grow rhubarb

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    • 3 rhubarb crowns

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £14.99

Rhubarb 'Raspberry Red' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Rheum x hybridum

Spring/Autumn planting

Enjoy thick, deep red stalks with a superb sweet flavour from this vigorous spring planting rhubarb. The high quality, tender stems of Rhubarb 'Raspberry Red' can be harvested early in the season, without the need for forcing. Delicious in pies and crumbles! These budded pieces, taken from established crowns will quickly mature, resulting in crowns big enough to harvest from 2 years after planting. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 120cm (48").

Useful links:

How to grow rhubarb

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    • 2 budded rhubarb pieces

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £9.99

Rhubarb 'Stockbridge Arrow' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Rheum x hybridum

Rhubarb 'Stockbridge Arrow' has an increasing reputation of as one of the best modern rhubarb varieties available. The long, thick stems are a strong cardinal red colour, topped with distinctive arrow shaped leaves. The stems of this Yorkshire bred variety are also easy to pull. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 120cm (48").


These budded pieces, taken from established crowns will quickly mature, resulting in crowns big enough to harvest from 2 years after planting.


Useful links:

How to grow rhubarb

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    • 2 budded rhubarb pieces

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £9.99

Onion 'Spitfire' F1 Hybrid (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa

Spring planting. Heat treated.

Fresh from British breeding, this exciting new brown-skinned hybrid has excellent early vigour meaning you can harvest from early July. Onion 'Spitfire' produces good yields of medium-sized, globed-shaped bulbs, with crisp white flesh suitable for all culinary purposes. This heat-treated onion has a strong root system making it suitable for a wide range of soil types. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6").


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


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 75 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
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    • £4.99
    • 150 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
    • SAVE £1.99  
    • £9.98 £7.99

Rhubarb 'Giant Grooveless Crimson' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Rheum x hybridum

This compact rhubarb produces a bountiful supply of tall, uniform, fully coloured, bright red stems. Rhubarb 'Giant Grooveless Crimson' has a flavour that is less acidic than many cultivars making it perfect for delicious crumbles and jams. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 120cm (48").


Estimated time to cropping once planted: 16-20 months.
Estimated time to best yields: 28-32 months.


Useful links:

How to grow rhubarb

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    • 1 x 9cm potted rhubarb plant

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 3 x 9cm potted rhubarb plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £25.98

Rhubarb 'Thompson's Terrifically Tasty' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Rheum x hybridum

Bred in Essex by a Mr. Thompson (no relation!), this is the earliest rhubarb we've ever found. Thick pink, flavoursome stalks tapering to green, are produced from March onwards, a whole month earlier than other rhubarb plants! You'll be enjoying this aptly-named rhubarb variety over a long period, from March right through until mid-summer. Rhubarb 'Thompson's Terrifically Tasty' is delicious in pies, crumbles and jams. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 120cm (48").


Estimated time to cropping once planted: 16-20 months.
Estimated time to best yields: 28-32 months.


Useful links:

How to grow rhubarb

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    • 2 budded rhubarb pieces

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 4 budded rhubarb pieces

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £19.98 £17.99

Garlic 'Printanor' (Spring Planting)

Allium sativum

Spring Planting. Hardneck Garlic.

Pull this late cropper through August to extend the season. White bulbs produce 8 to 10 pink-tinged cloves.


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How to grow garlic

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    • 2 large garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £4.99
    • 4 large garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £9.98 £7.99