Veg Plants

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  • Beetroot Mix

    £9.99
    (30 Plants)

    A fabulous array of different beets
    This little collection contains three different varieties (the classic Detroit purple beet, Bolder Golden and Chioggia, a stripy Italian variety) to give you a lovely harvest of different looking beetroots, each with its own distinct flavour.

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    Number of plants: 30 (10 of each variety)

    Can be grown in: Raised beds, planters or large containers. Find out more about growing beetroot in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Can be steamed or are delicious eaten raw in salads. They are also great roasted with some honey.

    Can be delivered from: late April to July

  • celtuce

    Celtuce

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Very unusual plant that can be used in two different ways…

    Celtuce is a stem-lettuce with a Chinese origin. It’s an unusual plant that can be used in 2 ways:

    The leaves can be picked whilst young and used like a cut and come again lettuce. As the stem elongates, the rosette formation changes to a small tuft of leaves on the top.

    The second use is for the stem which has a mild celery-like flavour. Peel off the outer layer and slice thinly. This tastes amazing in salads or can be lightly steamed.

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    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Celtuce (organic*)

    Can be grown in: Pots and containers, grow bags, raised beds.

    In the kitchen: The leaves can be picked either whilst young or when they have formed a rosette and used in lovely summer salads. The stem can be sliced and either lightly steamed, or added raw to your salads for an amazing flavour and texture.

    Can be delivered from: late April to July. Available to pre-order now. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-15 cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Chilli Pepper – Cherry Bomb

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    More bark than bite!
    This tasty variety produces cherry-shaped fruits which have fleshy walls. The fruits turn from green to a beautiful, bright red and grow to approximately 7cm in diameter. Stuff them with cream cheese for a tasty nibble!

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    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Cherry Bomb (organic*)

    How hot? Medium hot

    Can be grown in: Chillies are best grown in fresh compost in either growbags or pots. Find out more about growing chillies in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Cherry bomb chilli bites are delicious. Cut off the stalk, scoop out the seeds and stuff with soft cheese and you’ve got an instant easy delicious treat.

    Can be delivered from: May to July. Available to pre-order now. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-25cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

     

  • Chilli Pepper – Firecracker

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Packs a punch but with an amazing fruit flavour
    Firecracker is a compact chilli plant that forms clusters of small, bright, multi-coloured fruits, that always turn red when fully ripe. As the name suggests, this is one of our hottest chillies. They have a good kick but the amazing fruity flavour is never overpowered by the heat. The fruits grow to approximately 9-10cm in length.

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    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Firecracker (organic*)

    How hot? Hot

    Can be grown in: Chillies are best grown in fresh compost in either growbags or pots. Find out more about growing chillies in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: These are delicious pickled, or raw chopped up finely in a salad. They are also delicious when cooked, and can be stuffed, roasted or added to sauces.

    Can be delivered from: May to July. Available to pre-order now. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-30cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • frills mustard

    Frills Mustard

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Packs a flavoursome punch!

    These leaves have a fab flavour, giving a mustardy punch to salads and other dishes. You can start harvesting as soon as the leaves reach 5-10cm and if you keep picking off the leaves it will keep producing more for you to enjoy right through the summer months and into autumn.

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    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Frills (organic*)

    Can be grown in: Raised beds or pots. Find out more about growing these in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: The texture is crunchy yet tender with a robust mustard flavour and mild sweet and spicy pepper-like finish. The young leaves are mild and best used raw in a salad, but more mature leaves stand up well to a light sauté or braise.

    Delivery: These plug plants can be delivered between late April and July. Available to pre-order now. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-15cm.

    Ready to harvest: June onwards

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • red russian kale

    Kale – Red Russian

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    This is one of our favourites for the winter!

    You get really lovely tones of colour on this plant as it grows, making it a very attractive addition to your veg patch. And of course it’s uber healthy too and easy to grow. We’re sure you will enjoy it just as much as we do!

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    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Red Russian (organic*)

    Can be grown in: Kale is best grown in raised beds or a well dug veg patch. Find out more about growing kale in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Red Russian Kale is the sweetest of the kale types. An incredibly nutritious vegetable, it can be enjoyed steamed, baked in a gratin or used in stir-fries, stews or even smoothies.

    Can be delivered from: late April to July. Available to pre-order now. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-15 cm.

    Ready to harvest: Jun onwards

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • red mizuna

    Mizuna – Red Knight

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Attractive and easy to grow, a tasty addition to your veg patch

    Mizuna is an attractive and delicious cut and come again salad leaf with deeply cut spicy flavoured leaves. It is easy to grow and well worth having in your veg patch.

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    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Red Knight (organic)

    Can be grown in: Raised beds or pots. Find out more about growing mizuna in our growing guide below.

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

    Delivery: These plug plants can be delivered between late April and July. Available to pre-order now. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-15cm.

    Ready to harvest: June onwards

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Nadine (2nd Early Variety)

    £4.99
    (10 Tubers)

    A high yielding variety
    Nadine tubers are round in shape with a clean white skin and cream coloured flesh. A high yielding variety, Nadine produces many tubers at the root and are a popular variety.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Nadine

    Can be grown in: Potatoes need a bit of depth. You can grow them straight in the ground in a raised bed, or in a deep planter. Find out more about growing potatoes in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: This variety of potato is most suitable for boiling.

    Can be delivered from: February onwards

  • Pumpkin – Hundredweight

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Can you grow a record breaker?!    
    This variety of pumpkin can produce beautiful round deep orange fruits of up 25kg! To grow these enormous fun fruits, you will need to allow approx. 2m between plants and thin out other fruits as they form. This will allow your larger fruit to obtain all the nutrients and water it needs to grow to this super-size.

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    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Hundredweight (organic*)

    Can be grown in: These pumpkins need to be grown outside with plenty of space. Find out more about growing pumpkins in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: This pumpkin is great for roasting, using in a soup or to make a delicious pumpkin pie.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Pumpkin & Squash Patch

    £19.99
    (15 Plants)

    Colourful, decorative, fun and ever so tasty     
    This is a lovely collection of pumpkins, winter and summer squashes that will provide you with colourful and tasty vegetables throughout the summer and autumn months.

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    Number of plants: 15

    Can be grown in: These grow well outside in a raised bed or similar. You will need 5m2  of space. Find out more about growing pumpkin and squash plants in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: This collection of pumpkins, winter and summer squash are all delicious and are great for stuffing, roasting, using in soups or to make delicious pies.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July.

    Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Rhubarb Chard

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Colourful, nutrient-rich and delicious

    This is a leaf beet chard that will add a nice splash of colour to the garden over winter. It’s a nice one to grow in borders and pots as well. Treat it as spinach or pick the leaves while they are young for salads.

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    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Rhubarb Red (organic*)

    Can be grown in: Raised beds or pots. Find out more about growing chard in our growing guide below.

    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.

    Can be delivered from: late April and July. Available to pre-order now. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-15cm.

    Ready to harvest: June onwards

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Shallot Set ‘Golden Gourmet’

    £3.99
    Pack of 20 (approx)

    A quick and easy way to grow shallots

    This is a very high yielding shallot producing a petite golden brown skinned bulb in September and October which will store well throughout the winter.

    Number of sets per pack: Approx 20

    Can be grown in: Beds or pots

    In the kitchen: The possibilities are endless!

    Can be delivered from: Mid January/Feb

    Harvest: September

  • Turks Turban Winter Squash

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Decorative and delicious  
    This is an unusual looking squash that looks very attractive in the garden. It is often considered to be a very ornamental fruit. This is a trailing plant, the fruits of which can grow to approximately 2kg.

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    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Turks Turban (organic*)

    Can be grown in: These grow well outside, so if you have the space then go for a raised bed or similar, but they will grow well in pots too. Find out more about growing squash in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: This squash is great for stuffing. You can also try baking it or using it in a tasty soup.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Winter Squash – Buttercup

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Decorative and delicious  
    This variety of winter squash has a deliciously dense, firm flesh and a beautifully sweet and nutty flavour with an unusually flat shape. The skin is a green/grey colour and the fruits grow to approximately 1.5kg.

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    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Buttercup (organic*)

    Can be grown in: These grow well outside, so if you have the space then go for a raised bed or similar, but they will grow well in pots too. Find out more about growing squash in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: This squash is great for roasting, using in a soup or to make a delicious pie.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Winter Squash – Queensland Blue

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Decorative and deliciously tasty
    This is an Australian variety that produces bluish-green, deep ribbed fruits that taste almost like treacle when roasted. These fruits can grow pretty big, as much as 4.5kg! They store brilliantly, so are great to use over the course of late winter when other crops are scarce. You can expect to get 3 or 4 large squashes from each plant, so enjoy all those yummy stews and soups!

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    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Queensland Blue (organic*)

    Can be grown in: These grow well outside, so if you have the space then go for a raised bed or similar, but they will grow well in pots too. Find out more about growing squash in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: For a simple and delicious side dish, try baking this squash until the flesh is soft. Also brilliant and tasty in soups.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-20cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Winter Squash – Sweet Dumpling

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    A striking addition to your squash patch 
    Sweet Dumpling is a very versatile squash as it is perfect for cooking whole, or stuffing and roasting to use as an individual portion. It has a beautifully sweet flavour. With its unusual skin colouring of light and dark green stripes and its creamy orange flesh, this squash makes a striking addition to your squash patch.

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    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Sweet Dumpling (organic*)

    Can be grown in: These grow well outside, so if you have the space then go for a raised bed or similar, but they will grow well in pots too. Find out more about growing squash in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: For a simple and delicious side dish, try baking this squash until the flesh is soft. Also brilliant and tasty in soups.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • purple queen bean

    Dwarf French Bean – Purple Queen

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    A real show stopper in the kitchen garden 
    This variety of bean not only tastes amazing, but looks stunning growing in the veg patch. As these form a compact plant, they are great for growing in pots and containers. With a deep green foliage, pretty flowers and deep glossy purple pods, these really are eye catching.

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    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Purple Queen (organic*)

    Can be grown in: Pots and containers, grow bags, raised beds. Find out more about growing beans in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Delicious steamed until tender.

    Can be delivered from: late April to July

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Pink Fir Apple (Heritage 1850’s/Maincrop Variety)

    £4.99
    (10 Tubers)

    These tubers are long, narrow and famously knobbly.
    This interesting shaped potato was originally imported into Britain over 160 years ago! It was kept solely by enthusiasts for decades because of its exceptional flavour.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Pink Fir Apple

    Can be grown in: Potatoes need a bit of depth. You can grow them straight in the ground in a raised bed, or in a deep planter. Find out more about growing potatoes in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: These are best boiled and used in salads.

    Can be delivered in: Early to Mid Spring

     

  • Arran Victory (Organic Heritage/Maincrop Variety)

    £4.99
    (10 Tubers)

    This potato is worth the wait
    Arran Victory was first grown in 1918 and requires a longer time to produce than more modern varieties. You are rewarded though with beautiful blue, almost purple potatoes. It’s one of only two blue varieties still available for general growing and is still regarded in Scotland as the late season premium potato.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Arran Victory (organic)

    Can be grown in: Potatoes need a bit of depth. You can grow them straight in the ground in a raised bed, or in a deep planter. Find out more about growing potatoes in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: It has excellent flavour and is perfect for producing supreme mash or roast potatoes.

    Can be delivered in: Early to Mid Spring

     

  • Duke of York (Organic 1st Early)

    £4.99
    (10 Tubers)

    A Rocket Gardens Favourite

    A long running heritage variety of early seed potato, Duke of York potatoes have yellow flesh and are oval in shape. A really delicious variety, perfect for salads.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Duke of York (organic)

    Can be grown in: Potatoes need a bit of depth. You can grow them straight in the ground in a raised bed, or in a deep planter. Find out more about growing potatoes in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Great for salads

    Can be delivered from: Mid January – Apr

     

  • Orla (Organic/First Early Variety)

    £4.99
    (10 Tubers)

    Well suited to organic growing
    This variety is well suited to organic growing due to its blight and disease resistance. This yellow skinned beauty has supreme flavour and texture.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Orla (organic)

    Can be grown in: Potatoes need a bit of depth. You can grow them straight in the ground in a raised bed, or in a deep planter. Find out more about growing potatoes in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Good for boiling and roasting.

    Can be delivered from: Early-Late Spring

     

  • Sweet Pepper – Long Yellow Ringo

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Delicious and decorative
    A good shaped tapered fruit of up to 20cm in length, Long Yellow Ringo is beautiful and bright in colour and has a lovely sweet flavour.

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    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Long Yellow Ringo (organic*)

    Can be grown in: Peppers are best grown in fresh compost in either growbags or pots. Find out more about growing peppers in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: This pepper can be enjoyed raw in a salad or it can be stuffed, roasted or added to sauces.

    Can be delivered from: May to July. Available to pre-order now.These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-30cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • scotch bonnet pepper

    Chilli Pepper – Scotch Bonnet Yellow

    £5.99

    Full of flavour and intense heat and they belong to the same species as the Habanero.

    Produces small but very hot peppers that are not for the faint hearted. They mature from a light green colour, to a beautifully bright yellow.

    They have a squashed bell shaped fruit and are full of flavour and intense heat and they belong to the same species as the Habanero.

    Variety: Scotch Bonnet Yellow (organic*)

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    Number of plants: 3

    How Hot? With a scoville heat unit rating of 100,000–350,000, these peppers are used to flavour many different dishes and cuisines worldwide.

    Can be grown in: Chillies are best grown in fresh compost in either growbags or pots. Find out more about growing chillies in our growing guide below.

    Can be delivered from: May to July. Available to pre-order now. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-30 cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • ring of fire chilli

    Ring of Fire Chilli Pepper

    £5.99

    3 healthy chilli pepper plants.

    Variety: Ring of Fire

    Producing heavy crops of small cone shaped fiery fruits, this is a very versatile chilli that gets hotter and hotter as is matures.

    These plants are best grown under glass, or other suitable crop protection, but can be transplanted outdoors in June in warm, sheltered areas.

    Order now for delivery from May onwards.