Celery Root, Turnip-Rooted or Knob Celery.
Celeriac is crisp and delicious, and it keeps all winter, but it is definitely not a looker. It offers fine-grained white flesh with a taste that is reminiscent of the main ingredients in Waldorf salad: celery, apples, and walnuts. Once you’ve grown it and tasted its exquisite flavour you’ll realise that ugly is only skin deep.
Celery Root, Turnip-Rooted or Knob Celery.€1.92It’s safe to say that celeriac will never be featured in photos of luscious, perfect produce. However, looks aren’t everything. Celeriac Prinz is a robust, disease resistant variety. Very trouble-free to grow it produces smooth, white skinned, well shaped globes. Once you’ve tasted its exquisite flavour, you’ll realise that ugly is only skin deep.
Celery Root, Turnip-Rooted or Knob Celery.€2.10
Out of stockCeleriac ‘Prinz’ has twice been awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit. First awarded some years ago in 2000, the award was reconfirmed in the recent 2011 RHS Trails. The judges were impressed describing it as having ‘Compact plants with healthy foliage and deep, smooth, white skinned, well shaped globes’
Out of stock‘Azure Star’ is a highly regarded purple kohlrabi from Europe, considered to be one of the finest. It is the earliest blue-leaved, purple Kohlrabi and is also the most delicious. Raw or cooked, it is superb eating, Azure Star sets a new standard for excellence. Organic Seed.
White or Green Kohlrabi€2.10
Out of stockKohl Rabi 'Noriko' is a pale green skinned variety of Kohl Rabi. This bolt resistant variety produces uniform plants of high quality for May to October production. Logo can be harvested when small for use as a baby vegetable or grated on salads. The leaves are also edible. Organic Seed.
'Delicacy Purple' is much improved over the previous Vienna varieties, producing a crop that is slightly more tender and with more flavour, it has good standing ability, is low growing and matures quickly, progressing from sowing to harvesting in a couple of months.
White or Green Kohlrabi€1.50
'Delicacy White' is much improved over the previous Vienna varieties, producing pale green globe shaped roots with a crisp white flesh.Sow from late February to the end of August for a continuous supply. “Delicacy White” is an ideal companion to “Delicacy Purple” as it matures a little earlier.
White or Green Kohlrabi€2.58
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Kohl Rabi ‘F1 Korfu’ is a light green skinned variety. This versatile hybrid is suitable for both forcing and for year round field production. It can be planted under cover for extra-early harvesting. This slow-bolting, quick maturing variety is highly resistant to stem splitting, lignification and over-enlargement.
Dutch Rooted Parsnip, Halflange
Heritage (Germany 16th C.)€2.10
Out of stockHamburg Parsley 'Berliner' has edible large flat, parsley-like leaves but should not be confused with common curly parsley or Italian flat leaf parsley, as neither produce edible roots. It is a specific variety grown for as a root vegetable rather than an herbaceous green. Organic Seeds.
Dutch Rooted Parsnip, Halflange
Heritage (Germany 16th C.)€1.50
Root Parsley Hamburg is an off-beat, dual purpose vegetable that deserves to be better known. The root can be left in the ground all winter and dug up as and when your Sunday roast requires and the luxury of having plenty of leaves to snip from the garden in winter can’t be overstated.
Salsify may be a chic new vegetable with the foodie crowd but it just happens to be an old-fashioned heritage root crop. This unprepossessing Mediterranean winter vegetable has a delicate taste, ever so slightly sweet, some say slightly reminiscent of oysters, so much so that it is also known as the 'oyster plant'.
Oyster Plant€1.86Scorzonera is a root vegetable with an awkward name and an ugly appearance but with a delicious oyster-like flavour. ‘Duplex’ is a fine selection with long, truncated roots with a deep black skin. The root is considered to be finer textured, and remains so further into the winter. The plants can be also be grown for perennial greens. Organic Seeds