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, or have room to grow them for seed ourselves. However, none of these seeds have any chemical treatment in the packet. They are untreated seeds and are therefore safe to handle. As with all our seeds, these below are open-pollinated and none are gene-modified.

ASPARAGUS PEA

ASPARAGUS PEA

Unusual winged pods. Picked tender and young for cooking whole. Grown as a regular pea variety. Approx S/C 40
BEETROOT Golden

BEETROOT Golden

Golden beetroot that does not ‘bleed’. Very tender and good flavour. Grow as usual varieties.  Approx S/C 120  
BROAD BEAN Crimson Flowered

BROAD BEAN Crimson Flowered

Heritage variety with deep crimson flowers much loved by bees. Short upright sturdy pods. Produces a good crop of very tasty beans. S/C 40
BROAD BEAN Karmarzyn

BROAD BEAN Karmarzyn

Unusual pink seeded variety. This compact growing bean will produce a bountiful crop of tasty colourful beans. S/C 40
BROAD BEAN Masterpiece Green

BROAD BEAN Masterpiece Green

Long pods with bright green beans of outstanding flavour. Gives an early and heavy crop. Best green-seeded variety. Grows well in most conditions. Spring sown. S/C 40 
BURDOCK ROOT 2

BURDOCK

Variety called Takinogawa. Large rooted selection of this unusual vegetable. Use young roots like parsnip. S/C 25
CABBAGE Wheelers Imperial

CABBAGE SPRING GREENS Wheelers Imperial

Heavy yielding spring greens with large dark green leaves. Late summer sowing. Approx S/C 200
KALALOO 2

CALALOO

Very decorative dark green leaf overlaid with shades of red. Ideal as alternative to spinach or young leaves for salad mixture. Used in Caribbean and Indian cookery. Approx S/C 100 
CAPE GOOSEBERRY

CAPE GOOSEBERRY

Grown in the same way as outdoor tomatoes. Easy to grow. Delicious fruits are extremely nutritious and full of vitamins. Picked when bright orange and really ripe. Eaten raw or can be stewed or made into jam. They store well in their husks. S/C 35
CARROT Chantenay Red Cored

CARROT Chantenay Red Cored

Short wedge shaped roots. Rich colour throughout. Delicious raw or cooked. High yield. Early maincrop. Approx S/C 400
CAULIFLOWER Romanesco

CAULIFLOWER Romanesco

Excellent pointed green variety producing small conical shaped heads. Approx S/C 50
CELTUCE

CELTUCE

Stem lettuce bred for the thick fleshy stem. It can be peeled and eaten raw or cooked into stir-fry or soup. Approx S/C 100
CHARD RAINBOW

CHARD Rainbow

A mixture of various coloured stems and leaves. Can harvest fully grown or at babyleaf stage. Hardy through the winter.  Approx S/C 95  
CHICORY Witloof

CHICORY Witloof

Excellent variety for forcing chicons for winter use. Approx S/C 500
COURGETTE Custard White

COURGETTE Custard White

Patty Pan bush type. Fine flavoured creamy white fruits with scalloped edges. Pick when young for best results. S/C 15
TROMBONCINO 2

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. S/C 15
CUCAMELON

CUCAMELON

Vigorous climber/trailer. Pest and drought resistant. Small cucumbers that have a watermelon flavour with a tinge of lime. Much easier to grow than ordinary cucumber. S/C 15
CUCUMBER Lemon

CUCUMBER Lemon

Small yellow, lemon shaped cucs also popular with children. Quick growing and prolific. Continues to fruit until first frosts. S/C 25
CUCUMBER Telegraph

CUCUMBER Telegraph

Heritage variety. New improved strain of this popular prolific cucumber. S/C 5
HILDORA

Dwarf French Bean ORINOCO

Yellow podded wax bean with pencil pods 13cm long. Early to medium maturity. Excellent variety. Very prolific and easy to pick. Disease resistant. Approx SC 40  ORGANIC SEED
Phaseolus vulgaris 'Fortex'

French Bean Climbing PYTHON

Produces long dark green glossy beans. Pods are 15-17cm long. Exceptional yield. Pods are carried in generous clusters, full of flavour, and over a long cropping time. S/C 40
PURPLE TEPEE

French Bean Dwarf PURPLE TEPEE

Pods form at the top of the plants so easy picking. Superb flavour. Very prolific. Can be sown early and again at end July for a late crop. Approx S/C 75
GHERKIN National

GHERKIN National

Very quick growing. Produces a mass of small fruit for pickling. S/C 25
LABLAB BEANS

LABLAB BEANS

Also called Hyacinth Beans. Very decorative plant that can grow up to 2 metres. The violet flowers are attractive and the purple pods are flat, blunt and slightly curved. Small young pods can be cooked and eaten whole. Often grown as an ornamental climbing plant up a trellis or over an arch. Lablab purpureus - different species to French bean.      
LETTUCE Little Gem

LETTUCE COS Little Gem

Mid-green shiny foliage. Dwarf compact habit. Excellent quality crisp leaves. This variety has the Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society. Approx S/C 300  
LETTUCE Freckles

LETTUCE Freckles

A unique romaine type and very tasty. Early open pollinated lettuce with glossy green leaves with maroon splotches. Mature heads hold extremely well. Good for early or for late season sowing. Approx S/C 300
LETTUCE Green Oak Leaf

LETTUCE Green Oak Leaf

Attractive oak-leaf shaped green leaves for cut-and-come-again. Cocarde type.  Approx S/C 400 
ROUGETTE DE MONTPELIER

LETTUCE Rougette de Montpelier

Green romaine type with a red tinge. Sow early or late season. Approx S/C 300
LETTUCE Winter Density

LETTUCE Winter Density

Semi-cos type with dark green very crisp foliage. Ideal for late summer sowing. Approx S/C 200 
CAROUBY DE MAUSANNE

MANGETOUT Carouby de Maussane

Tall growing mangetout with attractive purple flowers. Large pods with good sweet flavour that do not go stringy. Height 150cm. Approx S/C 170  ORGANIC SEED
MARROW Long Green Bush

MARROW Long Green Bush

Large dark green fruits with pale stripe. Not a trailing type. Excellent for stuffing. S/C 10
MUSTARD Red Frills

MUSTARD Red Frills

Attractive feathery red frilled leaves. Mustard flavour for spicy addition to salads or stir fries. Annual. Approx S/C 600
MUSTARD Red Giant

MUSTARD Red Giant

Attractive red leaves to add as baby leaves to salads and stir fries for peppery taste. Gets hotter with time and growth. Sow little and often throughout the summer. Annual/biennial.  
KOMATSUNA

MUSTARD SPINACH Komatsuna

KOMATSUNA Green Boy. Vigorous and quick growing Sow spring to late autumn. Ready in one month from sowing. Excellent dark green leaves. Approx S/C 250
ONION North Holland Blood Red

ONION North Holland Blood Red

Rich crimson outer skins with round generous bulbs. Very versatile onion - can be used young as a salad onion or left longer to bulb.  Approx S/C 400 
ONION Red Baron 2

ONION Red Baron

Quality red onion. Good skin colour and crisp texture. Also superb raw in salads. Medium storage. This variety has the Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society.  Approx S/C 200    
ONION SPRING White Lisbon Winter Hardy

ONION Spring Onion White Lisbon Winter Hardy

Salad bunching onion. Excellent salad onion with good white length. Slow to bulb. For spring/summer growing. Autumn to winter harvest. This variety has the Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society. Approx S/C 400   
ORIENTAL VEG Green in Snow

ORIENTAL GREENS Green in Snow

Dark green jagged leaves with a peppery flavour. Very vigorous and very hardy. Sow in August and eat in winter. Approx S/C 200 
PARCEL

PARCEL

Looks like Parsley but takes like Celery. Great chopped onto soups. Approx S/C 500
PARSNIP Guernsey

PARSNIP Imperial Crown

Attractive smooth white skin. Does well in all soils. 
PEA Alderman

PEA Alderman

Maincrop variety with very high yields. Tall growing pea with large pods harvested over a long period. Height up to 2m. Excellent quality and flavour. Approx SC 150 
PEA BEAN CLOSE UP

PEA BEAN

A multi-purpose bean. Pick pods when young and tender and cook whole. Or leave to swell and then shell out like peas. Or can leave seeds to dry in the pods and shell out for storing for use in winter casseroles. S/C 26
PEA BEAN PODS

PEA BEAN

A multi-purpose bean. Pick pods when young and tender and cook whole. Or leave to swell and then shell out like peas. Or can leave seeds to dry in the pods and shell out for storing for use in winter casseroles. Approx SC 26 
PEA Douce Provence

PEA Douce Provence

Very early round seeded pea. Excellent cropper. Can be sown from November to April. Height 45cm. Approx S/C 100
PEA Shiraz 2

PEA MANGETOUT Shiraz

Attractive flat mangetout purple pods with good flavour. Approx S/C 100
SUGAR SNAP PEA

PEA 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. Approx S/C 100
PEA PETIT POIS Provencal

PEA PETIT POIS Provencal

Traditional French Petit Pois variety that produces very sweet small peas. Plants grow up to 50cm. Pods 7-9cm long usually with 7-8 peas in each. Cropping can be as quick as 55 days after sowing. Approx S/C 300  
PEA SHOOTS

PEA SHOOTS Serge

A vining variety of pea that is semi-leafless and ideal for sweet tasting pea shoots. Grows fast in a seedtray on the windowsill. Cut at 12cm for adding to salads, sandwiches or soups. Approx S/C 100
PEPPER Bird's Eye

PEPPER Bird’s Eye

CHILLI PEPPER. Very hot chilli ! 100.000-220,000 Scoville heat units. Ripens from pale green to orange to vibrant red. Tall plants at one metre. S/C 15
PEPPER Cherry Bomb

PEPPER Cherry Bomb

CHILLI PEPPER  Early hot cherry type of chilli pepper 7cm diameter. Ripens green to bright red. S/C 10
PEPPER Demon Red

PEPPER Demon Red

CHILLI PEPPER. 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. This variety has the Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society. S/C 15
PEPPER Firecracker

PEPPER Firecracker

CHILLI PEPPER. 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. S/C 15
PEPPER Hot Lemon

PEPPER Hot Lemon

CHILLI PEPPER. Vigorous and very productive. Has a pronounced lemon flavour. One of the hottest baccatum varieties. S/C 15
PEPPER Hot Thai

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. This variety has the Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society. S/C 15
PEPPER Hungarian Black

PEPPER Hungarian Black

CHILLI PEPPER. Black fruits ripening to red. Mildly hot with a delicious flavour. S/C 10
PEPPER Scotch Bonnet

PEPPER Scotch Bonnet

CHILLI PEPPER. Looks like a small scotch bonnet - hence the name! Very hot chilli. From green to red when ripe. Best grown under glass. S/C 15
PEPPER Trinidad Scorpion

PEPPER Trinidad Scorpion

CHILLI PEPPER. 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. S/C 4
PUMPKIN Jack O' Lantern

PUMPKIN Jack O’ Lantern

A favourite for Hallowe'en. Fruit size 4-7kg. Medium orange colour and sweet flavoured flesh.  S/C 10   
SQUASH Small Sugar 2

PUMPKIN Small Sugar

Enough for 4 people, or soup the following day! Sweet flavoured bright orange meaty flesh. Good ripening and very long storage.  S/C 10  
FIRESTORM

RUNNER BEAN Firestorm

Sweeter and more tender than other runner bean varieties. Does well in good or poor summer! Best red-flowered runner bean and good for pollinators. Has the RHS Award of Garden Merit. S/C 40
PAINTED LADY

RUNNER BEAN Painted Lady

Old variety with top quality beans. Attractive red and white flowers. S/C 30
SALSIFY

SALSIFY

SALSIFY Sandwich Island. Long white tapering roots of smooth texture for winter use.  S/C Approx 75
SCORZONERA Maxima

SCORZONERA Duplex

Long black root vegetable with delicate flavour. Heavy yielding, very uniform with resistance to bolting. Approx S/C 40                              
SEAKALE 2

SEA KALE

Young leaf stalks and flowering stems are cooked rather like asparagus. Can be picked regularly from established plants. Sometimes blanched in early spring. Silvery blue-green leaves. Also ornamental with white flowerhead up to 1 metre. Needs good drainage. Perennial. S/C 8
SQUASH Little Gem

SQUASH Little Gem

Cricket ball size fruits with dark green skin. Wonderful flavoured flesh. Mature by mid August. Very prolific. Trailing habit. S/C 10
SQUASH Marina di Chioggia

SQUASH Marina di Chioggia

Medium sized fruits with knobbly grey-green skin. Flesh is yellow-orange. Excellent flavour and storage. S/C 10
SQUASH Turks Turban

SQUASH Turks Turban

Brightly coloured squash often grown as an ornamental but very tasty when picked young and stuffed with rice. S/C 10
TOMATO Ailsa Craig

TOMATO Ailsa Craig

Greenback type with exceptional flavour. Early maturing. Medium size. Reliable heritage variety. S/C 30
TOMATO Alicante 2

TOMATO Alicante

Early cropper with smooth skin and fleshy fruits. Cordon type. Very productive. This variety has the Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society. S/C 30  
TOMATO Black Russian

TOMATO Black Russian

Very dark red tomato, dark green at shoulders. Large fruit, beefsteak type. Delicious intense taste. Sweet and juicy. S/C 20
TOMATO Garden Pearl 2

TOMATO Garden Pearl

Delicious rosy-red, cherry-size fruits. Ideal to grow in hanging baskets. Early to crop and continues all season. S/C 20
TOMATO Mascotka

TOMATO Mascotka

Tumbling red cherry tomato suitable for hanging baskets Open pollinated variety. S/C 20
TOMATO Red Alert 2

TOMATO Red Alert

Bush growing variety for outdoors or unheated greenhouse. Early cropping with small very tasty red tomatoes. S/C 20
TOMATO Yellow Pear 2

TOMATO Yellow Pear

Pear-shaped, small yellow fruits on tall-growing plants. Large trusses of sweet flavoured fruits. S/C 30
WITKIEM

WITKIEM

For sowing in early spring and also later. Sturdy growth. Uniform pods. Top quality white beans, 5 to 6 per pod which are good for fresh or freezing. This variety has the Award of Garden Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society. Approx SC 40  
YARDLONG BEANS 2

YARD LONG BEANS

Very vigorous bean of a different type to French or runner beans. Best grown in a glasshouse or polytunnel as warmth is needed all season for this bean to do well. Produces very long thin pods that are stringless and very tasty. S/C 40