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Annual plant easy to grow that required a sunny position. At the start of august, when the plant is flowering, remove the flowers which are drying out to facilitate later harvest of the fruits which are...
Artichoke ‘Violet de Provence’ - Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus
Provence 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 Provence and not eating artichokes is like going...
Asparagus Of Argenteuils Seeds - Endangered Variety*
This variety is on the Slow Food 'Ark of Taste' which means it is endangered. By growing it you are supporting Biodiversity.
Bio Leek Carentan
Good quality French leek and good resistance to cold. Sow: February - June
Cantaloupe Melon
Cantaloupe melon from Charentais in France. Sweet yellowy-orange flesh. It was originally grown in the Papal gardens of Cantalupo near Rome during the Renaissance period. Approximate seeds quantity:@120...
Cardoon Gobbo Di Nizza Monferrato - Endangered Variety*
This variety is on the Slow Food 'Ark of Taste' which means it is endangered. By using Franchi seeds you are supporting Biodiversity
Carrot Chantenay
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. Approximate seeds quantity:@6000 Sow: from February...
Carrot Jaune De Doubs
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. Approximate seeds quantity:@4000 Sow: from February - July...
Carrot Parisier Market Also Ideal for Indoor Gardening Systems - Endangered va..
This variety is on the Slow Food Ark of Taste which means it is endangered. By using Franchi seeds you are supporting BioDiversity.
Carrot Saint Valery
Carrot San Valerio mid/early variety from Northern Italy. This plant produces long, large and conical roots with bright orange flash. Approximate seeds quantity:@4000 Sow: from Spring into Summer Horticultural...
Carrot Touchon
Carrot Touchon this is an old French variety of superb quality and flavour. Ready in 65 days, this plant produces roots about 17cm long, crunchy and tender. Easy to grow and vigourous. Approximate seeds...
Celery Verde Pascal save 46p
S33 - A green celery from France, used also in Italy. Needs blanching. Best suited raw, in salads. Not self blanching. Rich in Vitamins A, B2 and mineral salts. Best to break the sticks rather than cut...
Corn Salad Verte De Cambrai
L23 - French Corn Salad, Mache or Lamb's tongue Verte de Cambrai: The best-quality and most famous variety, which comes from north-west France. This region has made lambs lettuce its own. Soft leaves which...
Cornichon Gherkin Of Paris
S18 - 'Small Gherkin of Paris' used widely across Italy. Suitable for pickling 'sott'aceto'. Approximate seeds quantity:@150 Sow: from March - End July Partnership plant: Cauliflower, Cabbage, Bean, Fennel,...
Courgette Tondo Di Nizza / Ronde de Nice
C19 - An early bush variety which has light green skin and it's round shape makes it ideal for stuffing. Medium size fruits with white consistent flesh. A well manured spot is best for courgettes and 70%...
Cultivated Rocket / Arugula
S1 - First introduced to the UK by the Romans. Adds a peppery flavour to salads and pizza's. Easy to grow. Rich in Vitamin C which aids the absorption of Iron. Approximate seeds quantity:@6000 Sow: from...
Dwarf French Bean La Victoire
B7 -This is a long stringless dark green 'pencil pod' bean with black seeds inside, thinner than Boby bianco. It's a good producer and looks grate in a summer bean salad mixed with other varieties like...
Dwarf French Bean Rocquencourt
B16 - This Stringless yellow French bean produces plant about 50cm tall. The pods have a beautiful golden coloured and are about 15cm long, really tender and meaty. 55 days to harvest. Weight: 45g Sow:...
Dwarf Pea Piccolo Provenzale Ideal for Indoor and Urban Gardening
B25 - Small dwarf, rustic, heirloom 'country' style pea aka 'Petit de Provence'. We recommend this variety for flavour. Featured on the BBC programme "Grow your Own" with Carol Kline in Jan 07. Approximate...
Endive Scarola Cornetto Di Bordeaux
L44 - Upright winter escarole lettuce with very crunchy leaves. @4800 seeds. Sow Jun-end Aug Harvest mid Sept-mid Dec. Partnership plant: Tomato , Leek. What to sow after: Cauliflower & Cabbage, Cucumber,...
French Honeysuckle Tin Beekeepers range
Sufficient for 150-200 sqm coverage. Beneficial to bees and for honey production, sow near hives or allotments to attract bees. Large 500g tin.
French red garlic - UK only
G4. UK ONLY. Soft neck Red garlic bulbs from Drome in Rhone-Alps, France in 500g (1/2kg) bags (about 5-6 large bulbs). Sow from Oct-Apr . French garlic is the most renowned and my Mum still tells me stories...
Varieties from Italy's (and England's !!) next door neighbour. Carrot Parisier Market, French Bean la Victoire, Corn Salad Verte De Cambrai, Courgette of Nice Rond tondo, Thyme of Provence, Lettuce Rouge...
Lettuce Batavia Of Paris
L55 - Late variety from Paris, a classic lettuce. Large, round head with ruffled leaves. Green/blond leaves which have pronounced, crunchy ribs. Sow: from March to July. Harvest: till about end November....
Lettuce Quattro Stagioni/Merveille De Quattre Saisons
L31 - I am a convert to the purple edged leaves of "Quattro Stagioni" - Elspeth Thompson, Sunday Telegraph Magazine 07/07/02. '4 Seasons'. This lettuce has very dark red edges. Round, closed head dated...
Lettuce Red Grenoble save 46p
L34 - French alpine lettuce from Grenoble. Mid/Late with semi open head. Green leaves with deep red borders. Sow from Feb-Sept and harvest till the end of Nov. @4000 seeds.
Linea Chef - France, Onion With Recipe For French Onion Soup
Ingredient - Golden Onion. Recipe - French Onion Soup (France). Sow Spring and Autumn. 15% of all packets sold will go to Gardening Leave to help soldiers cope with their invisible wounds. Approximate...
Pumpkin ‘Moscade De Provence’ Cucurbita maxima D
You can drive past fields of Moscade in Provence. This much-loved variety doesnt grow too large and resists cold. It has the depth of flavour your would expect from a regional heirloom variety. The fruits...
Salsify Scorzabianca
V76 - White Salsify 'Blue Flower'. Long, white tapering root. Ideal for use in stews. Also known as Vegetable Oyster. Next time in France, buy them in the supermarket in a jar to try them. Approximate...
Spinach Monstreux de Viroflay 16th Century, Paris - Endangered Variety*
Epinard monstrueux ou géant de Viroflay This variety is on the Slow Food 'Ark of Taste' which means it is endangered.
Swiss Chard Of Lyon
V66 - Ample leaves with large white stalks. Leaves are light green and stalks are very tender. Approximate seeds quantity:@500 Sow: from February - June harvest till end of November Partnership plant:...
Tomato Cuor Di Bue / Coeur De Boeuf Of Liguria
T10 - Recommended By Raimond Blanc (Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons) on BBC Gardeners World 20/04/07. "Superb tasting and fleshy" - Joy Larkcom, The Guardian Weekend 15/03/03. 'Ox Heart' beef tomato, so called...
Tomato St Pierre
T16 - Featured in BBC GW Mag Mar 2008 by Pippa Greenwood. French salad tomato. Round, good sized, indeterminate (climbing variety) renowned for it's super flavour. Fruits weight: up to 150g - 180g. Growing...