A new improved variety boasting a high yield from a uniform plant with sturdy stems.I plant seed on bottom heat early in the spring and outside in the garden after mid-November. Parsley will sometime bolt if seed is planted in soil which is too cold.
A real giant but with wonderful Italian parsley flavour has an amazing size and productivity. Sow seed on bottom heat during early spring and in situ during late spring, summer and early autumn. Parsley can bolt if seed is planted in soil which is too cold.
Winterbor is the most productive Kale currently available growing up to 90cm tall. The vigorous plants will continue producing fresh leaves as lower ones are harvested. Sow seeds from early November (best) to early January for harvesting during autumn and winter. Read more about Kale 'Winterbor' F1 (Brassica oleracea)
I sell the true strain of this very early leek. From an early November planting I was digging decent leeks by March. In fact Criss and I served fifty people with Leeks a la Grecque at a charity lunch here one March a couple of years ago. Read more about Leek ‘King Richard’ (Allium porrum)
Suited to winter and early spring ‘Janero’ is an outstanding traditional green variety for winter and early spring harvest in the cool regions. A broad elevated base makes it easy to harvest and good vigour means that it resists tipburn effectively. Read more about Lettuce, Butterhead ‘Janero’ (Lactuca sativa)
A large crunchy lettuce for generous salads. Bred to thrive in cool regions and showing high resistance to downey mildew and Lettuce Aphid. Fast and strong growing and resistant to twisting. Grown year round.
A slow bolting oakleaf this is an improvement on Kirinia with extra vigour, slow bolting characteristics, good disease resistance and good sweet flavour. Can be sown the year round except in the very coldest mountain districts. Good tolerance of hot and humid conditions. Read more about Lettuce, Green Oakleaf 'Kiambi' (Lactuca sativa)
Selected for its ability to thrive in cooler conditions this beautiful baby cos also has a high degree of resistance to Downey Mildew and Lettuce Aphid. Especially useful in the cooler harvest periods due to its additional plant vigour. Read more about Lettuce, Mini-Cos ‘Ragol’ (Lactuca sativa)
A beautiful looking red leaved baby cos which, athough good on its own, is great in a mixed lettuce salad. It can be sown the year round and has an excellent sweet flavour and crisp texture. It also has a terrific disease resistance package. Sow all year round.
A double red oakleaf bred for year round production with a large frame and strong resistance to both tip-burning and bolting. High yielding with little waste and outstanding vigour in both warm and cool weather. High resistance to both downey mildew and lettuce aphid. Read more about Lettuce, Red Oakleaf ‘Anikai’ (Lactuca sativa)
Salanova lettuce are a terrific innovation in lettuce breeding. Salanova® varieties grow like a head lettuce but have a lot more leaves which are evenly proportioned and baby sized. The seed is pelleted and primed for ease of planting and quick germination. Read more about Lettuce, Salanova® ‘Red Coral' (Lactuca sativa)