Rhubarb Glaskins Perpetual

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Rhubarb Aprx 50 seeds  җ җ җ
Rhubarb Glaskins Perpetual is a popular mid season variety with long juicy stems of bright red and very sweet flavour, very easy and quick to grow from seed. Started in heat in late winter it can even be harvested lightly the following year.

Salvia hispanica

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"Chia" aprox 1000 seeds

A native of South America this attractive annual (perennial in frost free areas) has flowers of purple to white growing 3ft to 5ft tall. Its grown commercially for the seeds which are used as a health food eaten cooked, raw or as a drink  and classed as one of the new wonder foods favoured by the Aztecs. The seeds are packed with omega 3 , calcium, fibre, iron, vitamin C and an excellent source of dietary fibre.

One of the most important Chia seeds health benefits is that they help in improving the function of the brain - we could all do with some of that!

Sicana odorifera

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Cassabanana  10 seeds 
Sicana odorifera - a perennial tropical vine from the cucumber family, producing 1-2 ft long brownish fruits, which are yellow inside and eaten raw or used in preserves. The fruit also has a sweet scent like a ripe melon. Grow as a fast growing novelty annual. In tropical regions it will cover and often smother 50ft tall trees and is often grown as an ornamental as well as for fruit. Flowers are aromatic yellow to 2".

Solanum burbankii

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Wonderberry  Aprx 25 seeds 
Solanum burbankii is an annual hybrid berry developed as a cross from Huckleberry but with a much sweeter flavour and larger up to 1/2" diameter. Grow like a tomato in rows planted outside after all frosts have passed. The berries are produced very early even on 6" plants but take a while to ripen. The green berries are slightly poisonous and should only be harvested when black and non shiny. Eaten raw there is next to no flavour but when cooked it develops into a taste superior to blueberries. Best for pies, jam and jellies.

Solanum torvum

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Makhua Puang from Thailand 10 seeds

Solanum torvum the Thai Eggplant or aubergine is known in Thailand as Makhua Puang botanical name Solanum torvum. The fruits are in fact the small green pea sized berries which grow in large clusters. These berries turn yellow when fully ripe but are harvested for use when they are still green and is one of the main ingredients in Thai Green Curry. Makhua Puang are full of flavour but slightly bitter to taste so are not usually eaten on their own.

Enjoy the authentic taste and texture of pea aubergines in curries, stir fries or soups. This versatile ingredient can also be crushed and used to create delicious relishes or dips.

Strawberry F1 Delician

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New Delicious Hybrid Strawberry from Seed 15 seeds җ җ

This latest introduction Strawberry Delician is an Oriental hybrid developed for its unique aromatic flavour. Medium size fruit and few runners on an upright growth habit make it a neat plant for gardeners to manage.

Strawberry F1 Tarpan

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Hybrid Pink Flowered Strawberry from Seed  10 seeds җ җ

F1 Tarpan is a day neutral strawberry producing abundant, 1-1 1/2", deep rose flowers in about 85 days from seed. Plant in a hanging basket, container, or in the ground. The bright red, small to medium-sized berries are plentiful, tasty, and will produce from midsummer to frost. Produces runners for ongoing propagation. A highly decorative plant in flower and fruit and you can also eat the flowers that have a mild, strawberry-like flavour if sprinkled on salads or when used as a garnish for drinks and desserts.

Strawberry Temptation

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Runner Free Strawberries!  15 seeds җ җ
Seed raised Strawberries have become increasingly popular in recent years, particularly as these are mainly runner free. Strawberry Temptation has large, luscious, fruit produced early in the season on first year, virtually runner free plants. They crop almost continuously from mid-summer through to the first frosts. An ideal Patio or hanging basket plant. For the earliest crops an autumn sowing is advisable, but a marketable crop can be grown from a mid-winter sowing.

Swiss Chard Bright Lights - Beta vulgaris

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Swiss Chard or Rhubarb Chard  20 seeds җ җ
Swiss Chard Bright Lights is strictly a vegetable but with colour and form that looks striking in a mixed Tropical Border. Bright Lights includes a stunning colour range of Gold, Red, Pink and White. Excellent as a lettuce substitute if you pick the emerging young leaves, with the benefit of a crop source that lasts all summer and into the winter.

Swiss Chard Galaxy Red - Beta vulgaris

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Swiss Chard or Rhubarb Chard  20 seeds җ җ
Strictly a vegetable but with colour and form that looks striking in a mixed Tropical Border. We now offer both the Red form and the Yellow after finding an improved seed source. These plants are sometimes used for tropical effect within Wisley’s summer bedding.

Swiss Chard Yellow - Beta vulgaris

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Swiss Chard or Rhubarb Chard  20 seeds җ җ
A bright yellow form of this versatile vegetable but with colour and form that looks striking in a mixed Tropical Border.

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Symbol Codes

Germination -- Easy Moderate and Challenging

Backlog for Fresh Seed Flavour

Hardiness - To -5°C җ To -10°C җҗ Fully Hardy җҗҗ

Needs Shady Position Sunny Position Water Loving