131 product(s) found for "Vegetables"
Artichoke ‘Romanesco’ - Cynara cardunculus var...
Rome is famous for its artichokes, yet during Roman times they didn't exist. They were bred in the 16th century from the wild cardoon. Today going to Rome and not eating artichokes is like going to Paris and not seeing the Eiffel tower! The meaty flower head is harvested in bud before the flower...
ARTICHOKE GREEN GLOBE
NEW FOR 2014. A traditional reliable green heritage variety. Sow in Spring
V2 - Purple/Violet coloured with a delicate artichoke flavour. Likes a rich-heavy soil. Artichokes are a classic of Rome - ask for them on your next visit there. They are heavenly. @70 seeds. Sow Mar-end Aug.
ASPARAGUS OF ARGENTIEULS SEEDS
V1 - Early variety with tasty, tender tips. Forms the crowns the first year and starts to produce asparagus the following year. The first year, these should be left, the 2nd year cut half and the third year, cut all. @350 seeds. Sow mid Mar-end Jun.
AUBERGINE BLACK BEAUTY save 40p
V4 - Medium sized, black round variety. Round egg plants are said to be the sweetest. Vigorous plant. @660. Sow Feb-end May.
AUBERGINE IRENE HYBRID F1
Mid-Early productive plant. The fruits have few seeds inside making it easier to cook, clean and sweeter. Dark purple, mid sized round fruits. Sow Feb - May. Harvest July - Oct.
V5 - Round egg plant, large, light mauve eggplant you often see at the greengrocers. @660. Sow Feb-end May.
AUBERGINE SPANY/LINDA EX-GITANA F1
V6 -Early, productive plant with long, slightly curved fruits. @25. Sow Feb-mid Jun.
AUBERGINE TONDO BIANCA WHITE
V7 - Large white variety with slight pink tinge, by popular demand. Also called Romanesco. Sow from Feb-end May.
AUBERGINE VIOLETTA LUNGA
V3 - The classic Italian eggplant. Long, dark and slightly curved. @660 seeds. Sow Feb-mid May.
BEETROOT BIKORES save 40p
V10b - Early. Lare round bulb with smooth thin skin and bright red tender, tasty flesh. @200 seeds. Sow from Mar to the end of Jun.
V10a - 'Cylindrical' - a long beetroot of medium dimensions with deep red colour` Sow 2cms down from Spring till late summer. @450
V8 - Early variety with red, extra sweet flesh. Beetroots are not recommended for diabetics due to it's high sugar content. @480. Sow Mar-end Jun.
BEETROOT EGITTO MIGLIORATA
V10 - 'Dark Flat Egyption'. Early round variety. Semi flat of medium dimensions with purple red flesh. Dates to around 1850. Sow from Mar-end of Jul.
BEETROOT OF CHIOGGIA
V9 - From the Venice region and used on the 23/10/07 on Jamie at Home. Round red root with alternate white and red stripes on the inside. Sow from Mar-end Jun. @600 seeds.
BLACK CARROT PURPLE HAZE F1 SAVE 25p
By popular demand, a purple carrot at last! In stock and ready to go. Save 25p and order now.
BROCCOLI GENTLEMAN F1
V12A - This is a high grade variety, reliable and consistent, producing good sized restaurant quality florets. Sow May-Jul. @120
BROCCOLI OF CALABRIA
V12 - Compact and mid sized with several lateral sprouts. Delicate flavour. Smaller florets will grow back after harvesting. @1800. Sow May-Jul.
V11 - Brussels Sprouts. Christmas dinner wouldn't be the same without them - even in Italy. @1500. Sow May-Aug and harvest Aug-Dec.
CABBAGE COPENHAGEN SAVE 40p
V14b - Mid/Early. Grey/green, round, closed and tightly wrapped head. Sow from May-Jul.
CABBAGE CUOR DI BUE GROSSO
V14 - Early variety with a mid-sized, upright, conical head. Looks much like a Romaine lettuce. @1500. Sow May - end Jul.
CABBAGE GOLDEN ACRE
V14C - Round cabbage of medium dimensions and tightly wrapped. Smooth leaves, light green in colour with slightly pronounced veins. Slow May-Jul and harvest until the end of December.
V14a - Round headed variety of good dimensions from Holland. @1200 seeds. Sow from Mar-Jul
CABBAGE RED TESTA NERA
V57 - Frost resistant. Firm, deep red. A Christmas favourite braised sweet and sour. @1500. Sow May - end Jul.
CARDOON BIANCO AVORIO
V83 - Mid-Late variety. Giant, vigorous plant with crunchy, large white ribs. Serrated leaves without spines. Blanche before eating. Sow Mar-Jun
CARDOON GOBBO DI NIZZA MONFERRATO
V16 - 'Hunchback'. Large plant producing strong celery flavoured cardoons from near Asti in Piemonte. @125. Sow Mar-end of Jun.
V19 - Mid-late variety with long, cylindrical, crunchy root. @7200. Sow mid Mar-end Jul.
CARROT CHANTENAY SAVE 40p
V20C - This is a medium sized stubby French carrot from the next town along to Nantes, which is of course also famous for it's carrots. Sow Feb-May.
CARROT FLAKKEE GIGANTE
V88 - Large, popular carrot. Also known as a Flak carrot. @7000. Sow Feb-Jun.
CARROT JAUNE DE DOUBS save 40p
V82 - Rustic yellow carrot variety from the beautiful French town of Doubs. Once used just for forage, but now prized for it's culinary quality. Sow Mar-Jun.
CARROT NANTESE BULK 50g GROWERS PACK
Classic Nantes carrot, Mid/early Venetian variety @45000. Sow Mar-Jul. Share with other allotmenteers to save money!
CARROT NANTESE OF CHIOGGIA
The nation's most popular carrot. Sow Feb-Jun. @7000 seeds.
CARROT PARISIER MARKET
V18 - Featured on BBC Gardeners World 20/04/07. Round French Parisien carrots with good flavour. It's a classic case of the carrot changing to suit it's environment, and is basically a clay carrot. Easy to grow in containers and not as prone to carrot root fly. Sow in the Spring from Feb/Mar to Jun...
CARROT SAN VALERIO
Carrot San Valerio – A long tapering variety from Northern Italy. Sow Spring and into Summer. @4000.
CARROT TELLUS ex CALADE F1
V20 - Hybrid variety. Fine carrot, heartless with a crunchy texture. Early cylindrical root, smooth with good colour. Length 15/16cm with dark green medium foliage. Sow from the beginning of December to the end of February (protected/heated) in cooler climate.
Carrot Touchon – An old French variety of superb quality and flavour ready in 65 days. @4000 seeds
V21 - Green cauliflower from Rome with unusual spiral patterns over each floret forming an unusual head. @1800. Sow May-end Jul.
CAULIFLOWER GIGANTE DI NAPOLI MARZATICO save 40p
V22A - Vigorous, tall plant producing a large, compact, ice-white head. Resistant to low temperatures. Neapolitan variety. Sow May-Jul and harvest Feb-Mar.
V22 - An unusual green cauliflower with compact head from Macerata. Keeps it's colour when cooked. @1200. Sow May-Jul.
CAULIFLOWER OF JESI
V24 - An early variety from near Venice with a cream coloured, spiraling florets, similar to the Romanesco variety but slightly less pronounced. @1050. Sow May-end Jul.