After years of research this onion has now reached a high standard of vigour and uniformity. Can be grown to over 6lb in weight and 22" in circumference. Very sweet flavour. The exhibitorís onion winning many prizes from the 1800's to the present day. GRADED seed giving top quality results. Seed supplied in clear phial.
Packet contents: 100 seeds
One of the largest red onions in cultivation. Has an excellent keeping quality. Strong flavour.
Golden tennis ball size, strong flavour. From an August harvest will store till March.
A traditional shape of shallot which may be grown easily from seed. The seeds are sown during Feb-March giving quality shallots ready for harvesting from July onwards.
Packet contents: 50 seeds
We have very limited stocks of our Hative De Niort Shallot for sale this season. This variety is unequalled for the exhibitor.5 large sets shallot. £16.00 UK only.
As above. Supplied as medium sized sets. Again of good quality, just a grade smaller.Subject to availabilty.10sets £16.00 UK only
As above but a grade smaller. Still retaining the shape and qualities of the larger bulbs.15 sets £16.00 UK only
A superior exhibition variety with an extra long blanch. Very thick with broad leaves. Good flavour for the Kitchen.
A true pot leek, very thick with short blanch of approximately 5.5". Bred for the exhibitor but yet retaining a good flavour with tight flesh. Very frost hardy.
Developed in the early 1900's for the exhibitor. A fine growing trench celery. Good flavour with crisp white sticks.
A red celery with large number of sticks per head, has excellent flavour and crispness. Good keeping qualities in hot weather yet remaining frost hardy.
Developed as the white for the vegetable exhibitor. Will produce fine specimens of solid celery. Excellent flavoured trench celery.
A unique Heritage variety with very tight curled leaf. Very slow to bold. Short habit. Limited stock available£5.00 pkt 25seeds
A long dark green, good keeping greenhouse cucumber. Open pollinated variety, (remove male flowers). Sweet flavoured with small seed core.
Packet contents: 10 seeds
Mid season variety with strong root system. Will produce medium sized fruit with good colour.5 seeds
Smooth slightly ribbed skin. Has high resistance to mildew. Good flavour.5seeds
Strong growing strain which will develop extra large dark green fruit. High yielding trailing plant. Ideal for winter storage.
Orange skin with firm pale orange flesh. Large fruit. Sweet taste. Stores well.
Packet contents: 8 seeds
We are pleased to find raisers stock of this prize winning pumpkin.5seeds
Giant round pumpkin with bright orange skin, very solid flesh.
Packet contents: 5 seeds
Unequalled for the exhibitor. Thin shell, dark green long curled pods with a sweet taste. Cooks and freezes well. Grows to 5ft and is a 2nd early variety.
We are pleased to release stocks of our heritage variety. Ne Plus Ultra dates back to the 1800's. Tall growing variety with a straight pod. Sweet flavour.
An outstanding variety for any occasion, whether for the table or exhibition. Will produce long pods of smooth fleshed beans. Large number of beans per truss with many over 20" long. Red Flowered variety. Tender flesh.
Produces lots of green, very fleshy pencil podded beans of good flavour. Freezes well. Will keep cropping over long period.25 seeds
Sometimes called the asparagus bean. Tall growing and is best grown under protection. Produces long, round, stringless tasty beans.25seeds
For indoor or ourdoor production. Long, straight, round fine pods with smooth exterior. Can be harvested over a long period. Ideal for the show bench.25seeds
Dwarf French Bean producing good quality pencil poddded beans. Stringless when picked young.25 seeds. £2.10
One of the heaviest cropping broad beans. Poduces long pods many with over 8 beans per pod. Excellent flavour. 4ft tall plant.
Packet contents: 25 seeds
This cabbage produces very large round heads. Excellent for cooking and coleslaw being full of flavour. Matures from September onwards and is frost hardy. Seeds may be sown during Spring or Autumn to produce giant specimens.
Packet contents: 30 seeds
This is a very versatile and attractive round cabbage for Summer and Autumn use. Matures 80 days from transplanting. Very solid heart, fine flavour. Very resistant to powdery mildew.
This variety has given many stunning results. Large heads with very white florets. May be sown from January onwards for Summer and Autumn use.
One of the best new F1 varities. Produces good sized heads of quality. May be sown from February to May. Harvest July to October.25seeds £3.00
Excellent summer/early autumn variety. Very dense curds with good holding ability. May be sown in pots under glass in the autumn to over winter or sown early spring.25seeds
Long Roots with smoothness and quality. Very dark flesh. Sweet Flavour. Has won many prizes on the show bench for a long number of years.
A round red beetroot which has a smooth skin and a very red internal colour. Great resistance to bolting and dry conditions. Sweet tasting. A quality beetroot for kitchen or show.
Smooth skin with deep red internal colour. Suitable for early and main crop growing.50seeds
Extra long variety for the exhibitor, flavour and cooking quality is excellent.
Special selection of St Valery. Long tapered roots, very uniform and good colour. For long carrots for the show bench these are best grown above ground in barrels or raised beds.
Packet Contents: 75 seeds
Produces Long uniform roots with good colour suitable for exhibition. Can be sown from to spring till late summer.100seeds
Small white turnip with solid tasty white flesh. My be sown March to August. Quick to mature.100seeds
Medium early variety with round red fruit excellent for the show bench. Has that good old fashioned taste.
Will produce very uniform round red fruit with good flavour. Suitable for growing in containers or in the green houses border. 7 seeds
Greenback free F1 variety with strong growth. Excellent flavour.7seeds £2.50p
Produces uniform firm dark red fruit. Resistant to many common tomato diseases. A hybrid variety for the show bench which will stand well after being picked and the fruit will hold well on the plant till picked.Limited stock available.SORRY ALL STOCKS NOW GONE. NO NEW STOCKS AVAILABLE FROM BREEDER.REPLACED BY CAPPRICCIA7seeds
(NEW VARIETY -Replacement variety for Cedrico again from the Dutch Tomato Breeder Rik Zwann) The fruits are slightly larger and the caylex stays green for longer after picking Has strong resistance to splitting.Also it is a shorter plant making it ideal for amateur use. 7seeds
Will produce medium sized round red fruits with an average of 8 per truss. Can be grown in cool conditions and will resist splitting. A good replacement for Cedrico F1.7seeds
Large red fruit with thick meaty flesh and few seeds, sweet flavour. Standard habit.
Packet Contents: 25 seeds
One of our heritage tomatoes. Standard habit. Large fruit with thin skin. Very sweet and juicy. Ripens to deep red. Excellent flavour. (sorry no brandy inside)
Lemon shaped fruit, red and very sweet. Standard habit and has a large spreading truss with many having over 60 fruit per truss. Fruit does not split when ripe. A unique variety.
W. Robinson & Son (Seeds & Plants) Ltd
Sunny Bank, Forton, Nr. Preston, Lancs, PR3 0BN
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