Roots

These plants are available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021.

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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.

    Number of plants: 30 (10 of each variety)

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

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting advice: You may find multiple seedlings per plug – you can thin these out by pinching off excess seedlings. Plant 10cm apart in a sunny spot.

    Harvesting: Harvest once you can see the crown of the beet has reached golf ball size or bigger.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Colourful Carrot Selection

    Colourful Carrot Mix

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    A firm favourite with children
    This fun and easy-to-grow colourful carrot collection contains purple, orange and yellow carrots, giving you a lovely burst of colour to brighten up any dish. These carrots are a real favourite with children.

    Number of plants: 10

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

  • golden ball turnip

    Golden Ball Turnip

    £3.99
    (10 Plants)

    A truly unique, brightly coloured turnip with an exquisite flavour
    A lovely, sweet flavoured turnip that’ll store well. They’re quick growing and ready to harvest when the roots are about the size of a golf ball. Once harvested, store them in a cool dark place. Perfect for warming winter casseroles and so much tastier than shop bought turnips.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Golden Ball (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Great in casseroles and stews or even slow roasted.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting advice: Plant 30-40cm apart. Protect from slugs, butterflies and pigeons.

    Harvesting: You should be able to see the root forming in late summer/autumn. Harvest when it reaches the right size.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Parsnip – Countess

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    High yielding with good disease tolerance
    A very typically British vegetable, this main crop variety of parsnip has a good disease tolerance and is high yielding. The parsnips form a smooth skin and are very uniform in shape.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Countess (organic)

    In the kitchen: Delicious roasted with some honey. Alternatively, try mashing your parsnips with other root vegetables. Parsnips can also be thinly sliced and fried to make delicious chips or crisps.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting advice: Plant 30cm apart in well dug soil.

    Harvesting: Ideally after the first frosts for a better flavour.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • root collection

    Root Veg Collection

    £14.99
    (60 Plants)

    The perfect selection of colourful, fun and tasty root vegetables
    If you can’t decide which roots to grow this spring, then why not try this collection. Containing a great selection of root vegetables that can be used in all sorts of dishes, from casseroles and soups to slaws and salads.

    Number of plants: 60

    In the kitchen: This collection contains all the root veg you need to cook up a hearty casserole, stew or spruce up your Sunday roasts.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Please see our growing guides for each individual plants advice.

    When to harvest: Please see our growing guides for each individual plants advice.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Swede – Marian

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow, hardy and deliciously tasty
    Swede is a hardy root vegetable that is easy to grow so long as they are watered regularly to avoid splitting. It has a globe shape with purple skin colour and yellow flesh within.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Marian (organic)

    In the kitchen: Delicious roasted, mashed or slow cooked in stews or casseroles.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting advice: Plant 30-40cm apart. Protect from slugs, butterflies and pigeons.

    Harvesting: You should be able to see the root forming in late summer/autumn. Harvest when it reaches the right size.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Carrots

    Carrots – Early Nantes

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow, deliciously tasty and a true family favourite 
    Growing carrots is one of the most rewarding things to do in your kitchen garden…there is just something so satisfying about pulling them up and washing off all the soil so that you can cook them. These Nantes Carrots have a lovely sweet flavour. They’re a bit of a classic in the carrot world, and you can expect to get a size around 6″ inches out of them.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Early Nantes (organic)

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

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting advice: You may find multiple seedlings per plug – you can thin these out by pinching off excess seedlings. Plant 10cm apart in a sunny spot.

    Harvesting: Harvest in summer/autumn once you can see the crown of the carrots is a good size (you may need to carefully scrape the soil away from the root)

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Sweetbell Turnip

    Turnip – Sweetbell

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow and deliciously tasty
    This fast growing root vegetable with its purple topped roots and succulent white flesh, has an exquisite flavour with exceptionally sweet, firm and crisp texture.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Sweetbell (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Try grated raw into salads, added to casseroles, stir-fries or served as a separate vegetable completely.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting advice: Plant 30-40cm apart. Protect from slugs, butterflies and pigeons.

    Harvesting: You should be able to see the root forming in late summer/autumn. Harvest when it reaches the right size.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Golden Beetroot

    Golden Beetroot – Boldor

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Delicious and colourful
    This super tasty Golden Beetroot variety produces smooth skinned golden yellow roots.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Boldor (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Great for roasting, pickling or try making a golden beetroot soup. Alternatively, you can pick them a little earlier as baby beets and use the leaves in stir-fries or salads.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting advice: You may find multiple seedlings per plug – you can thin these out by pinching off excess seedlings. Plant 10cm apart in a sunny spot.

    Harvesting: Harvest once you can see the crown of the beet has reached golf ball size or bigger.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Celeriac

    Celeriac – Giant Prague

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    The unsung hero of the vegetable world
    This variety of celeriac produces round roots with a slightly flattened base and medium green foliage. Protect from slugs in the early days and keep it well watered to help the root to swell.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Giant Prague (organic*)

    In the kitchen: With its celery-like flavour with nutty overtones, celeriac is great mashed, boiled or roasted. Use it in slow cooked dishes or make a deliciously hearty soup.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting advice: Plant 30-40cm apart. Keep well watered.

    Harvesting: Harvest in autumn once they reach full size.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • chioggia beetroot

    Beetroot – Chioggia

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Super tasty and trusty variety
    This traditional Italian beetroot has beautiful, decorative white rings when sliced. It is very tender with a delicious flavour when cooked.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Chioggia Italian (organic*)

    In the kitchen: This variety of beetroot is great for roasting or you can pick them a little earlier as baby beets and use the leaves in stir-fries or salads. Delicious!

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting advice: You may find multiple seedlings per plug – you can thin these out by pinching off excess seedlings. Plant 10cm apart in a sunny spot.

    Harvesting: Harvest once you can see the crown of the beet has reached golf ball size or bigger.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Beetroot

    Beetroot – Detroit

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Super tasty and trusty variety
    This is a super tasty, popular variety of beetroot that produces smooth skinned, dark red, large vegetables.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Detroit (organic*)

    In the kitchen: This variety of beetroot is great for roasting or you can pick them a little earlier as baby beets and use the leaves in stir-fries or salads.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting advice: You may find multiple seedlings per plug – you can thin these out by pinching off excess seedlings. Plant 10cm apart in a sunny spot.

    Harvesting: Harvest once you can see the crown of the beet has reached golf ball size or bigger.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Beetroot – Cylindra

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Unusual, easy to grow and deliciously tasty
    This cylindrical beetroot has smooth skin and dark purple-red flesh. This unique variety has a very fine, smooth texture with little fibre. The root maintains its sweetness and tenderness over a long growing season and does not get woody. The roots stand proud above the soil, but can be earthed up and will remain in good condition for a long period.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Cylindra (organic*)

    In the kitchen: The roots of this beetroot are sweet with an earthy-caramel taste, especially lovely when roasted. Or you could try boiling the beetroot or sliced up and in salads.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting advice: You may find multiple seedlings per plug – you can thin these out by pinching off excess seedlings. Plant 10cm apart in a sunny spot.

    Harvesting: Harvest once you can see the crown of the beet has reached golf ball size or bigger.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Delicacy Purple Kohl Rabi

    Kohl Rabi – Delicacy Purple

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    An unusual, but striking and tasty addition to your veg patch

    Although popular in Europe, Kohl Rabi is not that common a vegetable in the UK. It tastes somewhere between a cabbage and turnip. Kohl Rabi ‘Delicacy Purple’ is an early maturing purple variety with round shaped stems and good quality, delicate flesh. It is resistant to and bolting and stem splitting. Kohl Rabi is a fairly quick crop to grow and you can start picking from when the bulb is larger than 5cm in size.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Delicacy Purple (organic*)

    In the kitchen: A super tasty addition when grated into coleslaw or salads. Also yummy when roasted, steamed or stir-fried.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting advice: Plant 30-40cm apart. Protect from slugs, butterflies and pigeons.

    Harvesting: You should be able to see the root forming in late summer/autumn. Harvest when it reaches the right size.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.