Our collection of spring sowing vegetables and salads contains five of the best varieties – all RHS AGM winners. They all taste delicious and will produce abundant crops throughout the summer months – and some well into autumn.
They can be used in a variety of dishes and cooked in a number of different ways to bring great flavour, taste and variation to the lunch and dinner table.
All the varieties in our RHS AGM Vegetable Seed Collections, have been awarded the prestigious Award of Garden Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society. Such plants have been awarded this accolade after testing and assessment by the society, and is only given to plants that have proved to have excellent garden performance and worth growing.
The collection contains one packet of each of the following five varieties.
Broad Bean Aquadulce Claudia
Aquadulce Claudia is a classic and much loved broad bean variety that produces masses of long pods filled with flavoursome, delightfully tender white broad beans.
- Heavy crops of long pods
- Succulent white beans full of flavour
- Best for autumn sowing
- Each packet contains approx. 45 seeds
Greyhound is one of the best summer cabbages, producing sweet-tasting, pointed heads that are perfect for steaming, as well as adding to salads, coleslaws and stir-fries.
- Sweet, 30cm (12in) tall, pointed heads
- Fast growing
- Harvest in summer and autumn
- Each packet contains approx. 500 seeds
Carrot Amsterdam Forcing 3
Amsterdam Forcing 3 is considered to be the best carrot variety for cropping over a very long time – from April to October. The small, bright orange roots are super sweet, and perfect for freezing.
- Sweet and tender carrots
- Harvest 12-14 weeks from sowing
- Good for freezing
- Each packet contains approx. 1,000 seeds
Jolant is a delicious variety of leek that is earlier to mature than many others, providing leeks that can be picked as early as August. Being cold hardy, it continues to provide a reliable supply well into winter.
- Lovely mild flavour
- Great for growing in pots
- Easy to grow
- Each packet contains approx. 75 seeds
Tomato Shirley F1
Shirley is a classic round salad tomato variety that produces bright red fruit with a good texture and a great flavour that’s the perfect balance between sweetness and acidity.
- Classic round salad tomato
- Great flavour
- High cropping
- Each packet contains approx. 15 seeds