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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 'Czech Early'
Solanum melongena, Egg PlantOutdoor aubergines can be hit and miss in a less than perfect British summer. We've selected Aubergine Czech to ensure success in your garden no matter the weather. This fast growing aubergine is early to flower and set fruit, giving plants a longer growth period to reach their full cropping potential. Large oval fruits are produced on compact plants with virtually no spines on the flower stems, leaves or branches for easy picking on the patio. Perfect for grow bags and containers. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 60cm (24"). More info
Vegetable Seed CollectionHarvest the most delicious fresh vegetables from your very own garden. This fantastic value collection of seeds chosen for their full flavour, strong yields and excellent disease and pest resistance includes the following delicious varieties.
A. Runner Bean 'Firestorm' - The striking scarlet flowers are nothing compared with the thicker, sweeter and more tender runner beans produced by this incredible self-fertile variety. Easy to grow and thrives in poor weather or high temperatures ensuring good crops right through the summer. Height: 3m (10"). Spread: 30cm (12")
B. Courgette 'Defender' - Firm, heavy and solid mid-green courgettes with bumper yields, the most flavourful courgette we have ever tasted. Massive crops deliver twice as many vegetables as many other varieties, and with an open habit the delicious crops are so easy to harvest.Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 90cm (36")
C. Beetroot 'Boltardy' - Among the best known and most popular varieties, Beetroot 'Boltardy' produces the most fantastically sweet, deep red globe shaped roots. You will be astonished by the superb, tender, ring free flesh. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").
D. Carrot 'Flyaway'- Our favourite, developed especially for its resistance to Carrot Root Fly along with an incredible sweet flavour. Boasting blunt ended roots and wonderful smooth skin in the most vibrant orange. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6"). More info
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