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'Unusual Vegetables'

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Beetroot 'Albina Vereduna' (Globe)

A true beetroot but white in colour. It means no smudging or bleeding. Beetroot Albina Vereduna is much more acceptable as a vegetable with fish or poultry and adds variety and flavour far exceeding red beetroot available today. The curved and wavy top leaf is a …  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Annual

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Cauliflower 'Chinese Sweet Sprouting' F1 Hybrid

New breeding using native Chinese sweeter cauliflower selections. Produces a mass of long stems with white florets and a mild and sweet taste. Sow March-May. Harvest June-September.  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Annual

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Onion 'Kappa'

The cylindrical shape of these brown-skinned onions means that they can be grown at closer spacings than traditional bulb onions. Flesh is firm, white and crisp, lending itself to uniform slicing that's ideal for tasty burger toppings, salads and perfect onion rings.…  More Info

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

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Cauliflower 'Coloured Headed Mix'

Add some colour to the brassica bed with our exclusive Cauliflower Colour Collection. We've brought together 4 toptasting nutritious cauliflowers into one vibrant collection. This collection comprises: Cauliflower 'Tirza F1' Cauliflower 'Sunset F1' Cauliflower 'Trevi F1…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Annual

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Runner Bean 'Tenderstar'

Unique new runner bean combining the very best traits of both French and runner beans, Tenderstar really has to be tasted to be believed! The fabulous flavour and tender texture are the result of 15 years of British breeding. Masses of 20cm (8in) long smooth pods are…  More Info

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

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Potato 'Salad Blue'

MaincropPotato 'Salad Blue' is a vigorous maincrop variety that is more productive than 'Congo' with attractive blue/ purple flowers. Contrary to its name, the spectacular blue, floury flesh, of this unusual coloured potato is best suited to baking, roasting,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Tuber

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Asparagus Pea

An easy to grow, unusual vegetable with a unique gourmet flavour. A hint of asparagus - perhaps? Asparagus Pea goes with virtually any dish. Cook whole at 3cm (1in) long, preferably by steaming, and serve with a little melted butter. No flavouring should…  More Info

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

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Squash 'Barbara Butternut' F1 Hybrid (Winter)

Trailing. Unique introduction in the butternuts. Squash Barbara Butternut has a rich orange, delicious tasting flesh with an unusual striped green skin  More Info

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

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Beetroot 'Paonazza d'Egitto' - Vita Sementi® Italian Seeds

Ideal for early sowings as they mature quickly, Beetroot Bietola da Orto Paonazza d'Egitto producies unusual flatter roots with deep red flesh and a sweet flavour  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Annual

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Climbing Bean 'Selma Zebra' - Heritage

This highly decorative French Bean makes a fabulous talking point in the vegetable garden, or even in your flower borders. Climbing Bean 'Selma Zebra' is a T&M reintroduction from 30 years ago, and still as eye catching as ever. The unusual marbled pods…  More Info

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

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Spinach PV1390 'Red Veined'

Unusual red veining and red stems make this a stand out variety on the veg patch. Excellent as a baby leaf for salad use, when picked around 35 days from a spring sowing. The leaf veining becomes more pronounced as the plantsmature into large leaves. Water…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot

  • Longevity: Biennial

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Hosta undulata var. undulata

Small and compact, Hosta undulata var. undulata produces unusual twisted, variegated leaves with a strong central white stripe, and is known as the wavy plantain lily. Elegant spikes of light purple flowers appear in July for a an extra burst of colour. Really…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mauve
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Tomato 'Green Envy' F1 Hybrid

Don't be put off by their colour, you'll love their taste! With a delicate, sweet, lingering flavour, the colouring of these striking green tomatoes become slightly translucent when fruits are ripe. Abundant clusters of grape-sized, 30g (1oz) fruits are produced…  More Info

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

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New Zealand Yam

Also known as the New Zealand Yam, this unusual member of the Oxalis family has long been grown in the Andes for its nutritionally rich tubers with a tangy lemon flavour that becomes nuttier once cooked. The red skinned tubers have a crisp pale orange or creamy…  More Info

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

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Garlic 'Sultop' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Unusual red and white striped bulbs, and large, plump cloves. An early and heavy cropper. Strongly flavoured and will store on the bulb until Christmas.  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Bulb

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