Extra seed – vegetables

Below are listed much-demanded seeds which do not readily fit into our other seed lists. We have not yet been able to find organic varieties of these seeds. However, none of these seeds have any chemical treatment in the packet. They are untreated seeds and are therefore safe to handle. None are gene-modified.

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BROAD BEAN Karmarzyn

Unusual pink variety. This compact growing bean will produce a bountiful crop of tasty colourful beans.
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COURGETTE Custard White

Fine flavoured creamy white fruits with scalloped edges. Pick when young for best results.
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COURGETTE Tromboncino

Trailing variety of squash used as a courgette. Best trained up wires or trellis for the long fruit to hang down. Can reach a length of 1 metre
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KALE Cavolo Nero

Long-leaved dark green kale. Produces an abundance of curly leaves from the centre of the plant.
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LEEK Musselburgh

Superb variety for maincrop. Harvest December to end of March.
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LOOFAH

Long dark green fruits like rounders bats!  Best grown in a polytunnel. For bath loofahs, harvest end of November and squeeze out the flesh and seeds. Rinse then use in the bathtub! Machine washable! Cucumber family Luffa aegyptiaca
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MANGETOUT PEA Sugar Ann

Extra early, sweet, crisp stringless snap type with 5cm pods for picking whole. No need for staking at 60cm height. Truly delicious.
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MANGETOUT Sugar Snap

Very sweet fat pods for cooking whole. Can also be left to grow on for shelling out like normal peas. Height 1.85m.
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MARROW Long Green Trailing

Very large dark green fruits, excellent for stuffing.
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MUSTARD SPINACH Komatsuna

Vigorous and quick growing Sow spring to late autumn. Ready in one month from sowing. Excellent dark green leaves.
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PARCEL

Looks like Parsley but takes like Celery
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PEA Douce Provence

Very early round-seeded pea. Excellent cropper. Can be sown from November to February. Height 45cm.
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PEPPER Asian Mix

Mix of hot chilli peppers originating from Asia. Up to 8 different varieties.
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PEPPER Bhut Jolokia

CHILLI PEPPER Bhut Jolokia. Not for the faint hearted! More than 1 million Scoville heat units. Originated from the Assam region of India. best grown under glass. Use sparingly and handle with care!
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PEPPER Big Jim

The largest New Mexican type producing pods up to 30cm long and 6cm wide. Medium to hot variety.
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PEPPER Bird’s Eye

Very hot chilli ! 100.000-220,000 Scoville heat units. Ripens from pale green to orange to vibrant red. Tall plants at one metre.
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PEPPER Caribbean Mix

Mix of hot chilli peppers originating from the Caribbean. Up to 8 different varieties.
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PEPPER Cherry Bomb

Early hot cherry type of chilli pepper 7cm diameter. Ripens green to bright red.
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PEPPER Chocolate Habanero

Chocolate brown, stunning lantern shaped chilli. Approx. 5cm long. Extremely hot. Up to 450,000 Scoville heat units!
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PEPPER Demon red

Ideal for pots. Very decorative with compact plant habit and upward growing fruit. Ripens green to red and very hot. Height and spread 35cm. Very prolific. RHS Award of Garden Merit.
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PEPPER Firecracker

Productive and vigorous plants. Upright fruiting habit. Conical fruit up to 10cm length which ripen through purple and orange to deep red. Hot but fruity flavour. Indian chilli. Heavy fruiting.
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PEPPER Hot lemon

Vigorous and very productive. Has a pronounced lemon flavour. One of the hottest baccatum varieties.
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PEPPER Hot Thai

CHILLI PEPPER Hot Thai. Compact and productive. Highly ornamental, like Christmas tree lights. 2.5cm fruits of bright red and green. These poke out all over the 45cm tall plants.
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PEPPER Hungarian Black

Black fruits ripening to red. Mildly hot with a delicious flavour.
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PEPPER Joe’s Long

The longest cayenne type - up to 25cm. High yielding. Medium hot chilli pepper with a well balanced spicy heat. Great for chilli sauces or jams, or drying for storing as chilli flakes. Attractive bushy habit. For glasshouse or patio.
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PEPPER Mexican Mix

Mix of hot chilli peppers originating from Mexico. Up to eight different varieties.
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PEPPER Purple Tiger

CHILLI PEPPER Purple Tiger. Deep purple 5cm long fruits with interesting shapes and tri-coloured ornamental foliage. Sometimes also known as Trifetti or Varegata. Hot.
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PEPPER Scotch Bonnet

Looks like a small scotch bonnet - hence the name! Very hot chilli. From green to red when ripe. Best grown under glass.
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PEPPER Trinidad Scorpion

Extremely hot chilli. The round shaped fruits have a tail! Lime green to bright red. Needs high temperature to germinate. Handle hot chilli fruits with care. Scoville heat units read 1.2m
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PEPPER Twilight

CHILLI PEPPER Twilight. Medium hot chilli variety. 2cm long fruits go from yellow to orange to red to purple. Highly ornamental. Height 45cm
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PUMPKIN Baby Bear

Deep orange colour. 1-1.5kg in size. Prolific and uniform variety. Has naked seed that can be eaten straight from the pumpkin.
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SPINACH Bloomsdale

Heavy yielding summer variety. A mass of dark green leaves. Slow to bolt in hot weather.
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SQUASH Blue Kuri

Trailing habit. Blue-grey squashes weighing 1-2kg. Orange flesh and excellent taste. Long storage.
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SQUASH Cornell’s Blue Delicata

Long squash with cream coloured skin with dark green stripes. Sweet taste with nutty flavour.
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SQUASH Little Gem

Cricket ball size fruits with dark green skin. Wonderful flavoured flesh. Mature by mid August. Very prolific. Trailing habit.
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SQUASH Turks Turban

Brightly coloured squash often grown as an ornamental but very tasty when picked young and stuffed with rice.
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TOMATILLO

Grown in the same way as outdoor tomatoes. Delicious fruits are picked when bright orange. Eaten raw or can be stewed or made into jam. They store well in their husks.
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TOMATO Ailsa Craig

Greenback type with exceptional flavour. early maturing. Medium size. Reliable old variety.
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TOMATO Alicante

Early cropper with smooth skin and fleshy fruits. Cordon type. Very productive.
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TOMATO Black Cherry

Vigorous and well proven variety. High quality fruit. Excellent flavour.
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TOMATO Black Russian

Very dark red tomato, dark green at shoulders. Large fruit, beefsteak type. Delicious intense taste. Sweet and juicy.
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TOMATO Garden Pearl

Delicious rosy-red, cherry-size fruits. Ideal to grow in hanging baskets. Early to crop and continues all season.
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TOMATO Mascotka

Tumbling red cherry tomato suitable for hanging baskets Open pollinated variety.
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TOMATO Pantano Romanesco

Large heirloom Italian beefsteak type. Juicy fleshy texture and intense flavour. Deep red, slightly flattened and ribbed. High yielding. Best under glass.
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TOMATO Red Alert

Bush growing variety for outdoors or unheated greenhouse. Early cropping with small very tasty red tomatoes.
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TOMATO Tigerella

Red and yellow streaked tomato. Very attractive with fantastic flavour. Cordon.
TOMATO Yellow Perfection

TOMATO Yellow Perfection

Smooth round fruits of golden yellow. Very early and prolific.