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Carrot 'Nantes Frubund' (Fast Crop)

The first genuine autumn sowing carrot! Highly regarded for its exceptionally early crops and superb cold resistance, Carrot 'Nantes Fruhbund' is a massive breakthrough in autumn sowing vegetables. Be the first to harvest carrots in spring when most people…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot

  • Longevity: Annual

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Tomato 'Goldkrone'

The ideal snacking tomato. Grow under glass for an extra early crop of sweet yellow cherry tomatoes, or grow in the garden for guaranteed cropping before the cold weather sets in. Each fruit weighs up to 20g, offering, high sweetness, a juicy…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Annual

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Aubergine 'Czech Early'

We've selected 'Czech Early' to ensure success in your garden no matter the weather. This fast growing aubergine is early to flower and set fruit, giving plants a longer growth period to reach their full cropping potential.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Beds
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Plum 'Rivers's Early Prolific'

Plum 'Rivers's Early Prolific' is an early season variety cropping in July. As the name suggests, it reliably produces heavy crops of small, blue-black fruits. When fully ripe, the fruits can be eaten freshly picked as a dessert plum, but…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Tree

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Pea 'Misty' (First Early)

First EarlyPea Misty is an outstanding variety, producing a heavy crop of 7-8cm (3-3.5 inch) blunt pods, borne mainly in pairs against bright green foliage, filled with succulent tasty peas. Pea Misty flowers and sets pods over a very long cropping period.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Pea 'Celebration' (First Early)

Wrinkle - First Early. New British breeding in small 'petit poispeas, Pea Celebration produces small dark green peas which hold both their colour and superb taste after freezing. The taste is so good that most of your crop won't even reach the freezer!…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Pea 'Twinkle' (First Early)

Pick fresh, tasty peas early in the season with this quality, British bred variety. Enjoy trouble-free, bumper crops of Pea Twinkle thanks to its impressive Pea Wilt resistance and Downy Mildew tolerance. Perfect for successional sowing to give longer   More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Cabbage 'Durham Early' (Spring)

Probably one of the most well known and reliable spring cabbages, Cabbage Durham Early produces firm, pointed, well flavoured hearts on compact plants. Can also be sown or planted closely for delicious 'spring greensready to harvest from February  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot

  • Longevity: Annual

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Pea 'Meteor' (First Early)

Round (First Early) Pea Meteor has a neat, dwarf habit producing an abundance of small but well-filled pods. Very good winter hardiness, even in exposed areas as a an autumn variety. Pea Meteor is better flavoured than the old variety Feltham First and ideal for…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Pea 'Avola' (First Early) - Kew Collection Seeds

An early-maturing variety producing an abundant crop of tender green pods, each holding 7 to 8 delicious peas which freeze well if not used fresh. The dwarf plants (about 60cm/24in) are ideal for containers as well as the kitchen garden.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Courgette 'Defender' F1 Hybrid

Producing an early crop of firm, remarkably heavy, solid mid-green courgettes with yields that are almost twice that of some other varieties. Courgette 'Defender' has an open habit which lets you see and pick the crop easily. This RHS AGM variety…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Annual

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Apple 'Braeburn'

Apple 'Braeburn' produces huge crops of bi-coloured, smooth skinned, crisp and juicy fruits. This well known variety earns its popularity by being easy to grow, early to crop from a young age, and having excellent storage potential.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Tree

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Crab Apple 'Pink Glow'

An early cropping Crab Apple which is regarded as one of the best for culinary use. A fine display of large white blossom in spring is replaced by large, dark pink, plum-shaped fruits in autumn. Crab Apple ?Pink Glow? is a deciduous, round-headed tree with…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Tree

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Carrot 'Amsterdam Forcing'

A quick maturing variety, Carrot 'Amsterdam Forcing' is ideal for growing early crops under cloches or cold frames. The high quality, small cylindrical roots can be harvested at finger size for deep orange-red carrots with a sweet flavour and virtually no…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot

  • Longevity: Annual

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Climbing Bean 'Fasold'

Early cropping Climbing Bean 'Fasold' bears decorative mauve flowers followed by huge harvests of superb flavoured French Beans. The long, fleshy, stringless pods are produced over a long period and are slow to develop seeds. With a less vigorous, semi…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: Mauve
  • Longevity: Annual

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Runner Bean 'Red Rum'

This early cropping variety produces an abundance of 20cm (8) pods and very little foliage making them easier to spot when harvesting. The succulent pods will set under almost all weather conditions to ensure good yields. With its excellent tolerance to…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Annual

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Tomato 'Tumbling Tom Red'

Basket/ Container. Tomatoes 'Tumbling Tom Red' and 'Tumbling Tom Yellow' produce abundant early crops of sweet and juicy cherry tomatoes throughout summer. These compact bush varieties have a naturally trailing habit that will cascade over the sides of…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Annual

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Courgette 'Cavili' F1 Hybrid

Extra early crops of pale green skinned fruits with a creamier flesh and texture than most green courgettes. Courgette 'Cavali' has a parthenocarpic habit, meaning it has the ability to set fruit without pollination. So even when grown under glass or…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Annual

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Courgette 'Partenon' F1 Hybrid

Extra early crops of excellent flavoured, dark green, slightly speckled cylindrical fruits. Courgette 'Partenon' has a parthenocarpic habit, meaning it has the ability to set fruit without pollination. So even when grown under glass or during poor summers…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Annual

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Tomato 'Tumbling Tom Red'

Tomato 'Tumbling Tom Red' produces abundant early crops of sweet and juicy cherry tomatoes throughout summer. This compact bush variety has a naturally trailing habit that will cascade over the sides of baskets, containers and windowboxes. With no side…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Annual

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Broad Bean Collection

Collection comprises one packet each of Aquadulce Claudia, Imperial Green Longpod and ExpressAquadulce ClaudiaThis variety is universally recognised as being best for an autumn sowing. It establishes itself very quickly and will produce a very early crop.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Broad Bean 'Aquadulce Claudia'

This variety is universally recognised as being best for an autumn sowing. Broad Bean Aquadulce Claudia establishes itself very quickly and will produce a very early crop. It is white seeded and the pods are up to 23cm (9 inches) long. Height: 90-100cm (36…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Strawberry 'Sweetheart'

Our latest introduction combines good old fashioned flavour with modern plant breeding from the fruit experts at East Malling Research. The results? A fast cropper, beating Elsanta both on yield and early cropping. Sweetheart offers large, thin-skinned,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Chilli Pepper 'Inferno' F1 Hybrid (Moderately Hot)

Hungarian Hot Wax hybrid, Chili Pepper Inferno produces an early bumper crops over a long season on compact plants. Fruits are large, smooth skinned, pale lime green turning red. Chili Pepper Inferno is ideal for roasting and frying  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Sweet Pepper 'Black Knight' F1 Hybrid

Fruits of this early-to-set, heavy-cropping pepper will start green and then turn an attractive deep purple as they ripen. Long fruits - 25cm (10in) - are delicious stuffed, roasted or grilled.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Aubergine 'Black Enorma' F1 Hybrid

Early to crop with prolific sets of huge jet-black fruit up to 680g (1 1/2lb). Just three plants will keep a family of four with aubergines from mid summer to late autumn. Aubergine Black Enorma is ideal for garden, patio or greenhouse. Stake plants and…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: Mauve
  • Longevity: Annual

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Blackcurrant 'Ben Connan'

A heavy cropping, early to ripen, small bush variety producing large glossy black fruit with excellent flavour. Ideal eaten fresh, but can be used to make preservesor frozen for later use  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Brussels Sprout 'Bedford Fillbasket'

Often producing the largest, most solid sprouts and the heaviest yields, Brussels Sprout Bedford Fillbasket provides a continuous crop from early autumn to Christmas. A distinctive sprout with an good, assertive flavour. Height: 75cm (30). Spread: 50cm (20…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot

  • Longevity: Annual

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Onion 'Santero' F1 Hybrid

Spring planting. Heat treated. The answer to gardeners' prayers! Heat treated early main crop, Onion 'Santero' F1 Hybrid is the first onion set with resistance to downy mildew, a potentially disastrous fungal foliage disease. This 'Rijnsburger' type onion…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Gherkin 'Diamant' F1 Hybrid

An early ripening and prolific cropping gherkin, producing short, firm fleshed, tasty fruits ideal for pickling, or used in salads. Has both downy and powdery mildew tolerance so the healthy plants produce fruits over a long season  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Annual

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Carrot 'Paris Market - Atlas'

Rounded, bite-sized carrots with a smooth, bright orange skin. Carrot 'Parmex' is early maturing, producing uniform crops of deliciously tender carrots that make a tasty, nutritious addition to lunchboxes. These compact carrots are ideal for growing in…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Containers

  • Longevity: Annual

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Corylus maxima 'Kentish Cob'

Hazelnut 'Kentish Cob' is probably the best-known UK variety and easiest to grow in the garden. This attractive, bushy tree produces a mass of yellow-green catkins in the early spring followed a heavy crop of cobnuts in from September.  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Tree

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Aubergine 'Bonica' F1 Hybrid

Early to ripen and continuing to crop heavily throughout the season, Bonica produces a good yield of long, oval, shiny purple fruits. Ideal for patio containers, plants are compact and bushy; the flavoursome fruits average 12cm (5in) in length  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: Mauve
  • Longevity: Annual

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Courgette 'Parador' F1 Hybrid

Golden yellow, cylindrical courgettes with a superb flavour and texture. Courgette 'Parador' is early maturing and will continue cropping prolifically throughout summer with regular picking. This colourful RHS AGM variety will look fantastic on your plate.…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Annual

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Runner Bean 'Hestia' (Dwarf)

A superb variety that is ideal for small gardens and large containers, reaching only 45cm (18) tall. Dwarf Runner Bean 'Hestia' produces good yields of long, straight, stringless pods with a good flavour. This attractive, bicoloured variety begins cropping   More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Annual

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Cabbage 'Autumn Mix'

We've pulled together three superior cabbages so you can get the best from your crop from late summer through to early winter. This collection comprises: Cabbage 'Attraction F1' Cabbage 'Minicole F1' Cabbage 'Sir F1'  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot

  • Longevity: Annual

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