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You'll find a wide range of seeds here, including sweetcorn, turnips, swede, aubergines, salsify and scorzonera, each with comprehensive sowing and growing information to help you get the best from your vegetable crops.
Chinese Radish 'Dragon' F1 Hybrid
Raphanus sativus, Winter RadishQuicker maturing and with a slightly milder taste than Radish 'China Rose'. Earliest sowings of Radish 'Dragon' are ready in 50 days whilst later sowings provide delicious 'winter radishes'. Fully winter hardy, producing smooth, pinky-red skinned roots that are superb sliced in salads and stir fries. Height and spread: 15cm (6").
Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.
Companion planting: Try growing radishes with mint to deter flea beetles, which chew irregular holes in the leaves.
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Aubergine 'Patio Mixed' F1 Hybrid
Solanum melongena, Egg PlantWell-branched, virtually spineless plants that produce an average of 15-20 fruits per plant. This colourful mix contains an attractive colour combination of shiny white, purple with white stripes, and deep purple fruits. The 'baby' aubergines will grow to tennis ball-size fruits if left to mature. This compact mix is perfect for growing in containers on a sunny patio. Height: 75cm (30”). Spread: 60cm (24”). More info
Aubergine 'Pinstripe' F1 Hybrid - Kew Collection Seeds
Solanum melongena, Egg PlantA compact, virtually spineless variety producing a heavy yield of deep purple fruits with distinctive white stripes. The attractive fruits and compact, dwarf habit make Aubergine 'Pinstripe' ideal for a sunny patio or small greenhouses and vegetable plots. Height: 75cm (30”). Spread: 60cm (24”). More info
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