Productive Gherkin 55 days from transplant A beautifully shaped pickling cucumber which brines well and has excellent flavour if eaten fresh. It has very uniform, cylindrical fruit which set 1or 2 fruits per node. Replaces ‘Harmonie’
‘Caman’ was the best slicer in our cucumber trials. It is very productive with good fruit length. The fruit has smooth dak green skin and crisp flesh. A market leader amongst commercial growers a couple of plants will keep a house supplied for months. Read more about Cucumber, 'Caman' F1 (Cucumus sativus)
The best Lebanese cucumber in our trials for non-trellis production. Very quick to produce and incredibly productive this variety has uniform crops of dark green crisp fleshed fruits for all of the warmer months. A couple of plants will keep a household going. Read more about Cucumber, 'Khassib' F1 (Cucumus sativus)
55 days from transplant ‘Panama’ is a superb variety with excellent disease resistance which produces delicious, crisp Lebanese cucumbers with a thin dark green skin. It makes a compact but vigorous plant and is highly productive. 'Panama' is best grown on a trellis. Read more about Cucumber, 'Panama F1' (Cucumus sativus)
Fantastic is a new, large round eggplant which can be grown successfully in the open garden in cooler parts of the country. I plant 2 seeds in a 7.5cm pots on bottom heat during early to mid-September thinning to one plant after germination. Read more about Eggplant ‘Fantastic’ F1
A heat tolerant variety with pale yellow almost blond, cut and fringed leaves and mixes well with ‘Clodia’. It has a sweet, mildly spicy flavour. Plant from late winter until mid-autumn for year round crops.
Benefine forms a beautiful ruffled head of thin light green leaves which are deeply cut and toothed. At maturity its heart blanches to reveal creamy, tender, sweet leaves making it ideal for gourmet salads.
Easier to grow than ordinary celery and can be picked over a long period just as you would parsley. Plant in a drill straight into the vegetable garden in late spring or summer, thin to 15cm apart. Or germinate in a glass house or polyhouse and plant out when big enough. Read more about Herbs, Celery, Cutting ‘Par-Cel’
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.
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)
‘Black Magic’ is a new and improved variety of Black Tuscan Kale (Cavalo Nero). It produces very dark, deeply savoyed leaves and is best grown as a full size plant. Sow seed from November until January for an autumn and winter harvest. Read more about Kale, 'Black Magic'