Autumn Veg Plants

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  • Rainbow Chard – Bright Lights (Autumn)

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Colourful, nutrient-rich and delicious

    Rainbow chard will bring a pleasing punch of colour to your veg patch during the colder months. It is a flavoursome and nutrient-rich vegetable that will produce leaves throughout the seasons. Simply cut off the bigger, outer leaves at the base and more will keep growing. It will tolerate light frosts.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Bright Lights (organic*)

    In the kitchen: The leaves are lovely wilted with a bit of garlic butter, and the stalks are great chopped up and thrown into paellas and risottos.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery between late August and Mid/Late October.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Plant in early autumn approx 30cm apart in raised beds, traditional veg patches or in pots and planters. They will grow quite quickly while the weather is relatively warm in autumn, and then will slow down in the colder months. They are frost tolerant. They will grow even faster if grown under cover in a greenhouse/polytunnel or under horticultural fleece/cloche.

    When to harvest: Start picking the outer leaves as the plant reaches approx 20-25cm high. Leave a few baby leaves in the centre of the plant hen harvesting and it will keep producing leaves for several months.

  • Mizuna – Kyoto Green (Autumn)

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Attractive, delicious salad leaves

    Mizuna is a cut-and-come-again oriental salad leaf with deeply cut, spicy flavoured leaves. It is easy to grow and well worth having in your veg patch. Harvest the outer leaves regularly so that the plant continues to grow for many weeks. It will tolerate a light frost. Once it starts to produce flowers, you can eat the flowers and broccoli-like florets too.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Kyoto (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Delicious in salads and also great for stir frying.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery between late August and mid/late October. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Plant in autumn in raised beds, traditional veg patches or in pots and planters. They will grow quite quickly while the weather is relatively warm in autumn, and then will slow down in the colder months. They are frost tolerant and can be grown outside, but will grow faster in a greenhouse/polytunnel or under horticultural fleece/cloche.

    When to harvest: You can start picking the outer leaves a month or so after planting. Leave a few baby leaves in the centre of the plant when harvesting and it will keep producing leaves for several months.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Giant Red Mustard

    Giant Red Mustard (Autumn)

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow, decorative and tasty

    This is a fabulous plant that grows quite large. It’s great looking. Best used as a cut and come again leaf it has a really punchy, mustardy flavour. Add baby leaves to salads or treat larger leaves like spinach and wilt them down. If it’s mild you’ll get leaves right through from November to late Spring (and beyond!) Plant approx 30cm apart.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Giant Red (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Cut as baby leaf salad or leave to mature to use in stir fries.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery between late August and mid/late October. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Plant in autumn in raised beds, traditional veg patches or in pots and planters. They will grow quite quickly while the weather is relatively warm in autumn, and then will slow down in the colder months. They are frost tolerant and can be grown outside, but will grow faster in a greenhouse/polytunnel or under horticultural fleece/cloche.

    When to harvest: You can start picking the outer leaves a month or so after planting. Leave a few baby leaves in the centre of the plant when harvesting and it will keep producing leaves for several months.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Spring Onion – White Lisbon (Autumn)

    £5.99
    (20 Plants)

    Great for growing if you have limited space
    Loading your veg patch with spring onions is such a good idea. You can really pack them in as they hardly take up any space. As the name suggests, they’ll be ready to harvest in early spring! You may have several seedlings per plug – these can be planted together in a clump, no problem!

    Number of plants: 20

    Variety: White Lisbon (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Spring onions are fab chopped up and thrown into a stir fry with some oriental leaves or in a delicious salad.

     

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery between late August and mid/late October. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Plant in autumn approx 10cm apart in raised beds, traditional veg patches or in pots and planters.

    When to harvest: Harvest once the stems are about pencil thick and you can see the bulb crown at surface level, this is likely to be from December to February depending on the weather.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • purple sprouting broccoli

    Purple Sprouting Broccoli (Autumn)

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow, beautiful colour and fantastic flavour
    An extremely healthy and tasty vegetable that tends to be expensive when bought in the shops and also is so much more flavoursome when harvested and eaten fresh.This delicious variety of purple sprouting broccoli will produce fantastic coloured broccoli spears during late winter and early spring, possibly as early as February if mild.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Purple Sprouting (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Packed full of flavour when lightly steamed, stir-fried or boiled in just a few minutes so that the florets become tender. Drizzle with melted butter and lemon juice to make a delicious side dish.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery between late August and mid/late October. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Plant in autumn approx 40cm apart in raised beds, traditional veg patches or in pots and planters. They will grow quite quickly while the weather is relatively warm in autumn, and then will slow down in the colder months, picking up again as the weather warms up in spring. They are frost/snow hardy and can be grown outside quite happily. Protect from pigeons and slugs. As they get taller, earth them up or stake them so that they don’t get knocked over in strong winds.

    When to harvest: Wait until the plant starts sprouting in spring, then harvest individual spears as they appear. You should enjoy several week of cropping time.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Spring Green Cabbage (Autumn)

    £5.99
    (10 plants)

    Great addition to your veg patch…

    This is a dwarf variety that can be planted quite close together (25-30cm). When planted in autumn you can expect to harvest it in early spring the following year. You can harvest them as delicious, small, tender cabbages or a little later on once the heads have matured.

    Variety: Spring Green

    Number of plants: 10 (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Enjoy it in stir-fries, steam it, boil it and all sorts. We rather like it cooked up in tasty bubble & squeak. With a poached egg on top. Mmm.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery between late August and mid/late October. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Plant in autumn approx 30cm apart in raised beds, traditional veg patches or in large pots and planters. They will grow quite quickly while the weather is relatively warm in autumn, and then will slow down in the colder months. They are frost/snow hardy and can be grown outside quite happily. Protect from pigeons and slugs.

    When to harvest: Wait until the plant reaches maturity in late winter/early spring and harvest the entire plant as you wish to use it in the kitchen.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Hanakan Pak Choi

    Pak Choi (Autumn)

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Delicious and versatile
    Great to grow if you enjoy stir-fries and Asian dishes. Pak Choi grows best when planted in early autumn, as it is less prone to bolting at this time of year.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Hanakan (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Pak Choi can be grown and used as baby leafs in salads or stir fries. These plants can also be grown on to produce mature pak choi for steaming as a whole plant, which is really yummy.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery between late August and mid/late October. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Plant in autumn approx 20-30cm apart in raised beds, traditional veg patches or in pots and planters. Protect against slugs, pigeons and cabbage white butterflies. They are frost tolerant so can be grown outside.

    When to harvest: Harvest whole once the plant reaches full size in late autumn/early winter, or harvest individual leaves to add to salads. When they go to seed, these plants will produce small yellow flowers and small broccoli-like florets – these are all edible too.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Cavolo Nero Black Kale – Nero di Toscano (Autumn)

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow, decorative and wonderfully good for you and your family

    This Italian kale has beautiful dark green leaves and looks really striking in the vegetable patch when its fully grown. In fact, many people choose to plant it in borders for exactly that reason. It’s easy to grow (easier than many other brassicas) and will provide you with leaves for several months, right into spring.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Nero di Toscana (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Add to stews, steam it, fry it up with a little garlic butter.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery between late August and mid/late October. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Plant in autumn approx 30-40cm apart in raised beds, traditional veg patches or large planters/pots. They will grow quite quickly while the weather is relatively warm in autumn, and then will slow down in the colder months. They are frost/snow hardy so can be grown outside quite happily. Protect from pigeons and slugs.

    When to harvest: Start picking the outer leaves as the plant reaches approx 15-20cm high. Leave a few baby leaves in the centre of the plant when harvesting and it will keep producing leaves for several months, right through to spring.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Curly Kale – Green Curled Dwarf (Autumn)

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow, hardy and wonderfully nutritious 
    This is a very popular, compact curly kale that is an extremely nutritious leafy veg that looks great and requires little attention to produce a good crop. It is exceptionally hardy and grows really well through autumn and winter giving you a nice, constant supply of healthy greens from your garden. If you are short on space, this can be grown in pots.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Green Curled Dwarf (organic*)

    In the kitchen: This is an incredibly nutritious vegetable. It can be steamed, baked or fried with a drizzle of olive oil and sprinkle of seasoning to make delicious kale crisps or used in smoothies.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery between late August and mid/late October. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Plant in autumn approx 30-40cm apart in raised beds, traditional veg patches or large planters/pots. They will grow quite quickly while the weather is relatively warm in autumn, and then will slow down in the colder months. They are frost/snow hardy so can be grown outside quite happily. Protect from pigeons and slugs.

    When to harvest: Start picking the outer leaves as the plant reaches approx 15-20cm high. Leave a few baby leaves in the centre of the plant when harvesting and it will keep producing leaves for several months, right through to spring.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.