Suppliers of Mail Order Vegetable Seeds
A selection of our Root Vegetables.
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.
Packet contents: 50 seeds
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
Golden globes with good flavour. Does not 'bleed' when cut.50seeds
Smooth skinned stump rooted variety which grows to approx., 10cms long. Roots will grow raised above ground. Good bolt tolerance. Ideal for slicing.50seeds
Traditional Italian globe shape. Has dark green leaves and red stems. When sliced the red and white rings are shown. Sweet tasted, can be used in salads or as a hot vegetable.50seeds
Extra long variety for the exhibitor, flavour and cooking quality is excellent.
Packet contents: 100 seeds
High Yealding with smooth white skin. Suitable for organic cultivation.100 seeds
A high quality Nantes hybrid (stump rooted). Very uniform crop, no green shoulders. Deep orange colour with excellent flavour.
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
Sow from July to end August for fresh tender carrots in the autumn months.100seeds
A mixture of purple, orange and yellow carrots to add colour to any meal.100seeds
Paris Market with almost round roots not only has good colour and flavour but is also ideal for production in shallow or stony soils and may be grown in pots. They are a delicious carrot, especially when eaten young.Can be sown February to March in a greenhouse or under cloches.100seeds
Good quality Nantes type suitable for mid-season cropping, stump ended roots with smooth skin and excellent colour. Less susceptible to damaging attack by carrot fly than other varieties, but sow seed thinly to reduce the need for thinning as the carrot-fly is attracted by the sweet smell.100seeds
Cream fleshed roots with purple top. Stores well. Good resistance to club root.100 seeds
Semi globe roots of pale green. Very crisp white flesh.50 seeds £2.00
Semi globe roots of purple with tender white flesh. Stronger flavour than the white variety.50 seeds £2.00
Round roots with black skin and crisp white flesh for autumn and winter cropping. Strong flavour.50seeds
Medium sized white roots with good resistance to pithiness. Tender flesh with good flavour. Sow February to August.50seeds.
Fast growing bright scarlet red round fruit. May be sown indoors from January or outdoors from Marsh to September.50seeds
A medium length quick growing variety with red and white skin.Good flavour.50seeds
A heritage winter hardy variety producing long, tapering roots with attractive rosy pink skins and crisp, pure white flesh. 'China Rose' has a distinctive, slightly pungent taste that adds flavour to winter salads. The leaves can also be added to salads and stir fries. Can be sown from April to July outdoors.50seeds
Small white turnip with solid tasty white flesh. My be sown March to August. Quick to mature.100seeds
Very hardy with golden flesh.Suitable for spring and autumn sowing.100seds
Produces long white tapering roots with smooth texture for winter use.50seeds
Will produce large round roots with aromatic flavour. Harvest from September. Stores well once harvested.75 seeds
Good variety with a short top. Quick growing and easy to transplant.50seeds
Introduced from a virus free clone. Beauregard Improved is a popular variety which has good coloured flesh.5 or 10 slipsSupplied from Mid April 2018 to Early June. Cultivation hints included.
Sweet potato Carolina Ruby has proved reliable in all parts of the UK. Has good coloured flesh.5 or 10 rooted slips.
DESPATCHED FROM MID APRIL 2018
Good variety for a colder climate. Has white flesh with plum coloured skin.5 or 10 rooted slips.
A mix of the above varieties.5rooted slips T655rooted slips Carolina RubySupplied from Mid April to Early June.
DESPATCHED FROM MID APRIL 2018Full cultivation hints with each despatch
5 Slips of each of the varietiesT65Carolina RubyBeauregard 15slips in totalDespatched from Mid April
NEW for 2018 we shall have a limited amount of the purple skinned and PURPLE FLESHED sweet potato. High in antioxidants, this variety is grown in the same way as the white or orange fleshed varieties.Cultivation hints with sent with each order.
5 rooted cuttings
A tuber originally from South America and adapted for a cooler climate. Tubers grow underground similar to potatoes. The Glossy flesh has a pleasant fruity flavour. May be eaten raw in salads. Can help reduce cholesterol and blood sugar. Supplied as a ready to go plant during May to Early June.Full cultivation hints supplied.1 rooted plant £8.50
Why not grow your own WASABI?The plant is happy in a pot in the house, greenhouse or in a sheltered position outdoors. Makes a large plant providing that hot WASABI kick. Fresh Wasabi leaves can be eaten, having the spicy flavour of wasabi stems. Stronger flavour than the traditional Horseradish.£8.50 per plantdespatched from March 2018.