Forcing, Early & Successional€2.34Amsterdam Forcing 2’ is a high quality variety which produces uniform, cylindrical baby carrots with a rich deep orange red colour and almost no core. Fast to grow and one of the earliest to mature. Ideal for early forcing and for successional planting. Organic Seed.
Maincrop / Late variety€1.98Unless you have tasted the stunning sweetness of a carrot pulled from your own garden in the dead of winter you haven’t really tasted a carrot. This favourite of home gardeners can be grown as a maincrop or late variety and is an excellent variety for storing.
Maincrop / Late variety€2.22
Out of stockAutumn King is one of the best main crop carrot varieties, with a deep red colouring and long conical roots. A vigorous carrot with the potential to be the highest yielding of all, it resists greening and splitting so stores well left in the ground and is an excellent variety for storing.
Mini Carrot, Baby Vegetable€1.50‘Bambino’ is a baby carrot variety producing slender, cylindrical blunt roots with a very small core. Sweet tasting, with smooth skin and crisp texture. Bambino carrots are best pulled when only 10 to 15cm in length. Simply wash in cold water and they're ready to eat or cook.
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Heritage (1927)€1.50Famously named after the town in the Netherlands from where it originated, Carrot Berlicum is a long, cylindrical shaped, stump rooted type of carrot, suitable for maincrop production. It has good colour and texture, a high sugar content, fine carrot flavour and a crisp tenderness.
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Chantenay is deservedly well known, a popular small variety of carrot with orange-red flesh and a fine crisp texture. A premium all purpose, intermediate, stump-rooted variety, with broad shoulders and a blunt tip. With a good, sweet flavour, they taste as carrots used to taste.
Maincrop / Late variety€2.70Carrot F1 Eskimo is perfect for those carrot-lovers who know that the tastiest carrots are harvested in the autumn and early winter. It is one of the most cold tolerant varieties available. Recommended by the N.I.A.B. and RHS AGM.
Second Early & Maincrop€2.94'F1 Flyaway' is an excellent carrot fly resistant variety with cylindrical roots and a good blunt end. Perhaps most importantly, they are naturally succulent and sweet, with good skin and flesh colour. Crops early summer through to autumn. Organic seed now available.
Second Early & Maincrop€2.22
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Carrot F1 Red Samurai is a distinctive and beautiful carrot, with long tapered roots and uniform bright red skin. Juicy, crisp and flavourful, Samurai produces conical roots that will grow to 28 to 35cm long. Sow successionally from March to July for harvesting June to September
Maincrop / Late variety€1.74
Recent carrot breeding has concentrated on root fly resistance, Carrot 'F1 Resistafly' is the newest variety. The hybrid is unique in its high carotene concentration. Growing 16 to 18cm in length, it is excellent maincrop to late season variety. Sweet and juicy the taste qualities are astonishing.
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Heritage (1927)€1.74Early Nantes 2 An excellent variety for early and successional crops producing uniform blunt-ended cylindrical roots. With good carrot fly resistance, it matures in 110 days in a warm climate and reaches an average size of 15cm. Ideal for freezing. Sow February to August, harvest in June to October .Second Early & Maincrop
Heritage (1927)€2.10Originating from Nantes in France, Nantes 2 is an excellent variety for early and successional crops producing uniform blunt-ended cylindrical roots. With good carrot fly resistance, it is virtually coreless with a tender texture and sweet flavour.Maincrop€2.34
Launched in 2005, Purple carrots caused a great stir at grower's and farmers markets. With compelling health benefits and a thumbs-up from taste testers they have quickly established themselves as an interesting choice of many home growers. 'Purple Dragon' has a beautiful purple skin, the deep velvety exterior gives way to a starburst of brilliant orange at the core.Maincrop / Late variety€1.98Carrot Rothild is a high yielding quality Autumn King type with very good flavour and intense red colour due to high carotene content. It produces large roots of good shape, used for fresh market and is one of the best carrots for juicing.Organic Seed.Forcing, Early & Successional, Aka 'James Scarlet'€1.98
Carrot ‘St Valery’ is a legendary carrot and one of the most satisfying carrots you can grow. Excellent for late summer eating or for storing for winter use. The roots tolerate winter cold and store well over winter in the ground or in the cellar. With superb flavour, the flesh is fine-grained and sweet and tender.Winter Cauliflower.
'Autumn Giant' is a well-known and respected maincrop cauliflower with large dense white curds which are thoroughly protected by the leaves. Sow in mid spring for an autumn harvest, or late spring, for a winter harvest.Cutting or Soup Celery. Chinese Kintsai€1.50
Cutting celery or Leaf celery is the type that is used in Europe. It looks similar to parsley but tastes like regular stalk celery, but with a slightly stronger, herbier taste. It is a darker green, with thin, rounded, flexible stalks and curly, aromatic leaves; it is much easier to grow than its big brother.Zwolsche Krul€1.74
While there are now several varieties of leaf celery, one of the most popular is Par-Cel. Resembling curled parsley with the flavour of celery., this Dutch heirloom can be difficult to find in most grocers. Originated from Holland, it was dispersed by German settlers, which is why it is also known as Zwolsche Krul.Leaf Beet€1.62
Swiss Chard is a good choice for the beginner or busy gardener, it will give you tasty spinach type leaves for up to 12 months from a single sowing. 'Canary Yellow' has an upright growth, they plants can also be used as an ornamental plant. Deliciously succulent, they are worth growing for the colour alone.Leaf Beet, Heritage (Italian 1914)€1.38Swiss Chard 'Lucullus' is a particularly prolific variety which produces wonderful crumpled green leaves with white mid-rib and veins. Particular heat and cold tolerant and very easy to grow, it gives a good source of greens for much of the growing season.Herb of Joy, Gourmet's Parsley.€2.10Take a walk on the mild side with delicate, subtle, elegant Chervil. 'Fijne Krul', or 'Fine Curled' Chervil has been cultivated in France for centuries, known as Cerfeuil it is swirled, whisked and folded into classic French dishes, but it's much too good to leave to the other side of the Channel. Organic Seed.Herb of Joy, Gourmet's Parsley.€1.50
Chervil is an herb for the connoisseur of fine flavours and fragrances, and as you might expect from its refined appearance, chervil tastes mild and subtle, a little like parsley, but with a sophisticated yet gentle, aniseedy warmth. It is one of the French fab four of flavour in a fines herbes.Brusseler Winter€1.50
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Chervil 'Massa' has a sophisticated yet gentle, aniseedy warmth. It is a dark green selection with smooth leaves and good plant vigour, it has better cold tolerance than standard Chervil and is used for autumn sowings, it also bolts much later.Perle du Nord.
Heritage (Belgium 18th C.)€1.74
Famous for the forced, blanched heads or ‘chichons’ that are loved by gourmets Chicory 'Brussels Witloof' is the traditional finely-textured variety used for forcing. With a delicious, tangy, unique flavour, it is very easy to grow and produces one of the finest tasting winter vegetables.