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Healthy Root Crops Beetroot and Carrots to Swedes

Beetroot Albina Ice

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White Beetroot  Aprx 200 seeds җ
A truly white beetroot that does not bleed when cut. Excellent flavour and texture  The wavy topped leaves can also be used like spinach.

Beetroot Burpees Golden

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Golden Beet  Aprx 100 seeds җ
Beetroot Burpees Golden plants produce a good yield of large bright golden beetroots. Best when harvested when small, but they will not become fibrous when large. They were a colour breakthrough when Burpee introduced them, excellent for those who want a beetroot with a sweeter, milder flavour, and for others who love the inviting gold colour. Smaller roots to 2" across. The light green leaves can also be steamed or used raw in mixed salads.

Beetroot Chioggia

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Striped Beetroot  Aprx 200 seeds  җ

This globed shaped Italian beetroot has dark green leaves and deep red stems. When the beetroot is sliced unusual red and white rings are exposed, adding an attractive element to salads. It has a sweet taste and useful for salads or as a hot vegetable. Jamie Oliver has been seen using Beetroot Chioggia on a number of his TV programs.

Beetroot Cylindra

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Slicing Beetroot  Aprx 200 seeds җ

Beetroot Cylindra is a superb variety that produces delicious, high quality, dark crimson, cylindrical roots which have a long storage period. Late ripening, slow to bolt, and shows good disease resistance. Excellent for easy slicing because of the shape and useful as a “Mini Veg

Beetroot F1 Boldor

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Golden Beetroot Aprx 200 seeds

Attractive copper skinned, globe shaped roots with beautiful orange coloured flesh that remains just as bright after cooking. Beetroot 'Boldor' has a delicious sweet flavour and adds colour to meals whether, boiled or pickled. The young leaves can be eaten too, either raw, steamed or stir fried. This improved golden beet has superior seedling emergence, strong vigour and excellent uniformity.

Beetroot F1 Pablo

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Versatile Early to Maincrop Beetroot Aprx 200 sds җ
Beetroot Pablo is a high quality beetroot, with a smooth skin and deep red internal colouring that stands and stores well without going woody. Also a good choice for ‘baby beet’ production and suitable for early, maincrop and late production. Delicious in summer salads or use the young leaves as an alternative to spinach.

Beetroot Mammoth Long

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Exhibition Beetroot  Aprx 50 seeds җ

Very long smooth good quality roots. Dark red flesh with a sweet flavour. This Beetroot has won many prizes on the show bench for a number of years.

Beetroot Storuman Organic

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Red Beetroot  Aprx 200 seeds җ

Beetroot Storuman  is a globe variety fast growing with very smooth roots and a deep red internal colour, suited to both early and late crops.

Carrot Amsterdam Forcing

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Early forcing Carrot Aprx 1000 seeds җ

Carrot Amsterdam Forcing is a cylindrical type, early-maturing with slim blunt ended roots. A heavy yielder it is very well suited to early glasshouse growing or in deep containers for "Baby Carrot" production.

Carrot Atomic Red

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Red Carrot  Aprx 1000 seeds  җ
Carrot Atomic Red main-crop variety is a beautiful scarlet colour that gets brighter when cooked. It gets its hue from a high content of the healthy antioxidant Lypocene, a precursor to beta carotene credited for helping prevent several types of cancer.

Carrot Autumn King 2

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Late Crop Autumn Carrot  Aprx 1000 seeds җ җ
Carrot Autumn King 2 produces one of the largest of carrots and last to mature, however we grow these sown thinly in a wide 6” row and use the younger plants early on and through the season. This way we do not need to thin the carrots other than by regular cropping. This is a very healthy and vigorous carrot with the potential to be the highest yielding of all Autumn carrots. Can also be left in the ground without splitting through the winter.

Carrot Eskimo

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Late Autumn & Winter Carrot Aprx 500 seeds җ җ

A late maincrop type with very strong roots, giving excellent resistance to breakage and splitting. Good colour and excellent flavour. Strong tops for lifting. Intermediate resistance to cavity spot and very good resistance to frost damage down to -7C.

Carrot Flyaway

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Main Crop Autumn Carrot  Aprx 500 seeds җ җ
Carrot Flyaway, a Nantes type carrot that is less susceptible to damaging attack by carrot fly than most other varieties. Good sweet flavour and excellent when harvested young. For any carrot though remember to remove any thinnings away from the plants as the smell attracts the carrot fly and compounds the problem!

Carrot Paris Market Atlas

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Baby Round Carrots Aprx 1000 seeds җ
Carrot Paris Market Atlas is an improved high quality version of the popular Paris Market type. An early variety with superb almost round roots with an excellent colour. Ideal for shallow soils or container growing.

Carrot Purple Haze F1

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Purple Carrot  Aprx 300 seeds  җ
Carrot Purple Haze is an award winning purple carrot. The 10” to 12” smooth purple carrots taper to a point and reveal a bright orange centre when cut. Colourful and sweetly flavoured raw, their colour though will become diffused when cooked. Apparently this carrot was named after a Jimmy Hendrix song!

Carrot Purple Sun

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Purple Core Carrot  Aprx 300 seeds  җ

Purple Sun, unlike other purple carrots has a striking strong purple colour from skin right through to the core. Antrhrocyanin is a flavanoid considered to have health benefits in humans, and Purple Sun is full of it, so it not only looks stunning but is also good for you.

Carrot Rainbow

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Rainbow Coloured Carrots  Aprx 300 seeds җ
Carrot Rainbow strain produces a colourful mix of red, white, yellow and orange carrots, each with a distinctive flavour. Rich in vitamins and minerals, nutritious and sweet . Another excellent but practical novelty. Rainbow is not a mix of varieties! It’s the first-ever Carrot to naturally produce every shade from white to red.

Carrot Resistafly

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All season crop carrot  Aprx 500 seeds җ җ
Carrot Resistafly ,is a Nantes type with good tolerance of Carrot Root Fly. Top quality cylindrical roots with good colour and skin quality suitable for a quick early crop or mid summer sowing.  For any carrot though remember to remove any thinnings away from the plants as the smell attracts the carrot fly and compounds the problem, also later sowings make the carrots more susceptible to carrot root fly damage.

Carrot Rubyprince F1

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Crimson Carrot  Aprx 250 seeds  җ

Carrot Rubyprince F1 produces crisp tasty crimson carrots. Crimson on the outside and the same inside, full of lycopene. Very attractive added raw to salads. Best sown late spring - early summer and harvested as a maincrop carrot.

Carrot Samurai

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Red/Pink Carrot   Aprx 500 seeds җ
Carrot Samurai - an ideal summer harvest carrot which produces long roots that taper to a point. They have a noticeable redder skin and sweet, pink-tinged flesh. A real novelty that will add colour to the table.

Carrot Solar Yellow

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Yellow Carrot   Aprx 500 seeds җ
A lovely sunny yellow carrot with a very sweet flavour and juicy crispness of this danvers-type. It matures from 6 to 7" long and is a great addition to rainbow carrot mixes.

Carrot Special Colour Collection

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Special Jungle Coloured Carrot Mix  Aprx 1250 seeds җ

We have put together five of what we consider to be the best selection of coloured carrots as a special pack for anyone wishing to try more than one variety. Each packet contains 250 seeds of each variety and separately labelled.

Carrot Atomic Red
Carrot Cosmic Purple
Carrot White Satin Organic
Carrot Yellowstone
                                            Carrot Flyaway

Carrot White Satin

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White Carrot   Aprx 500 seeds җ җ

Indulge in Carrot White Satin and discover pure luxury in a carrot! Its lustrous, pristine white roots grow to 8 inches and are a delight to eat. They're crunchy and juicy, with a flavour that's sweet, mild, and silky smooth. White Satin adds a touch of opulence to the carrot patch and glamour to the plate.

Carrot Yellowstone F1

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Bright Yellow Carrot   Aprx 500 seeds җ
The first yellow, F1 Hybrid Carrot, Yellowstone has rich, canary yellow, smooth skin along with a succulent, sweet crunchy taste. Excellent for adding another colour to the dinner plate.

Cyperus esculentus

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Tiger Nut or Yellow Nutsedge 20 small tubers

Tiger Nuts or Yellow Nutsedge was very popular years ago as it is not a true nut and therefore not associated with Nut aalergies. It is now becoming populatr again and classed as a superfood being full of fibre, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Copper, Potassium and Magnesium. Plus its low in calories and Gluten free. Best started in a greenhouse and planted out after frosts have finished or kept in pots and kept well watered (its a sedge!) One plant can produce hundreds of tiger nuts if left to harvest in late autumn.

Lepidium meyenii

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Maca or Peruvian Ginseng 20 seeds җ җ җ
Lepidium meyenii is an herbaceous annual native to the high Andes of Bolivia and Peru. It is grown for its fleshy tap root which is used as a root vegetable and a medicinal herb. It is related to mustard, radish and turnip and fully hardy and often grown as a winter crop in mild areas. For centuries, ancient Peruvians have used Lepidium meyenii due to its great health benefits as it stimulates the glands in charge of regulating hormones, optimizing body functioning for long-term energy and well being.

Mooli F1 April Cross

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Japanese Radish Aprx 50 seeds  җ
Large, well-formed long white rooted summer variety with a very high quality and good flavour with a crisp texture, Spring sowing of Mooli April Cross produces a crop from August-November. It will also keep for many weeks if lifted and stored in sand.

Pachyrrhizus erosus

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Jicama or Yam bean  10 seeds
Pachyrrhizus erosus is a very unusual root vegetable originating in North America, but Jicama is probably most popular in China. Crunchy and mild, it is a perfect substitute for water chestnuts or bamboo shoots in salads or stir-fries. A relative of the sweet potato, this tuber is not very uniform, but it does make a crisp and delicious low calorie peel-and-eat snack. Jicama thrives in hot climates where it enjoys a long, hot growing season so best tried out in a hot greenhouse in the UK.  (Ripe seed pods and leaves are poisonous.)

Parsley Hamburg

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Turnip Rooted Parsley Aprx 500 Seeds җ җ җ
Parsley Hamburg is a hardy parsnip-flavoured root vegetable With edible parsley-flavoured leaves, deserves to be better known. The roots are not as large as parsnips and also require a long growing season to fully form. Sow in drills 1cm deep and 25cm apart with 3 to 4 seeds per cluster 20cm apart from early to late spring if you want your crop to mature by late summer. Germination is slow like Parsnips but when the seedlings have developed, thin to one single, strong plant at each cluster. Can be harvested any time between late summer and mid-spring the following year. The roots can be left in the ground all winter and dug up as and when you need them. Use the tops for garnish like ordinary parsley.

Parsnip Gladiator

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Parsnip Aprx 200 seeds җ җ җ
Parsnip Gladiator is one of the best varieties, extremely high yield of large quality roots with very good canker resistance. The roots have a shallow crown that reduces wastage maximising your crop.

Parsnip Javelin

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Parsnip  Aprx 200 pelleted seeds җ җ җ

Parsnip Javelin - a very high quality parsnip, with white smooth tapering roots of excellent uniformity. Try sowing 3'' apart for mini parsnips with an excellent flavour.

Radish Albena White

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Pure White Round Radish Aprx 500 seeds 

Radish Albena White, a spectacular pure white radish, which produces delicious, medium sized round roots and is ideal for growing indoors or out. This early variety matures in approximately 35 – 56 days and is slow to bolt.

Radish Bora King

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Purple Round Radish Aprx 100 seeds 

Radish Bora King is a speciality variety of radish, with a purple skin and flesh with an average length of 20cm, it is late to go woody, slow to bolt and ideal for both Spring and Autumn sowing.

Radish Cherry Belle

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Bright Red Round Radish Aprx 500 seeds 

A fine scarlet globe radish thats quick growing and remains crisp over a long period. RHS AGM

Radish Daikon Mino Early

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Japanese White Radish  Aprx 100 seeds җ җ
Radish Daikon Mino Early is a long-time favourite of Japanese Daikon radish. This variety is widely planted in Japan from late summer through to autumn. Plants mature 40 days after sowing. The root is 18” to 24” long, pure white and slightly tapered. White flesh is very crispy and tender with mild pungency. Not suitable for spring or summer sowing.

Radish F1 Mino Summer Cross

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Japanese White Radish  Aprx 100 seeds җ җ

Radish Mino Summer Cross  is a new variety of Japanese Daikon radish suitable for spring and summer sowing. Plants mature 40 days after sowing. The root is 18” to 24” long, pure white and slightly tapered. White flesh is very crispy and tender with mild pungency.

Radish German Giant

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Giant German Radish Aprx 50 seeds

Originally collected in Germany this radish retains its high quality from the size of a marble to the size of a snooker ball. It does not get woody or spongy, and rarely splits, handling drought-like conditions well. With scarlet skin and a white flesh it is crispy and mild at any size. Thin plants out to get the larger sizes!

Radish Nero Tondo

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Black Spanish Radish  Aprx 100 seeds җ

This very unusual heirloom radish traces its history back to  the 16th Century, unlike other varieties, which are typically a shade of red or white, the Black Spanish Round Radish Nero Tondo features stunning black roots with a crispy milky white interior. The roots are a globe shaped, reach 3" to 4" across and feature a crispy white flesh with a pungent, peppery taste, that becomes milder when larger. An excellent winter keeper and may be left in the ground and covered with hay or straw mulch for protection from freezing if sown in the autumn. Can also be sown in spring for a summer crop. Another unusual vegetable seen on one of Jamie Olivers cooking programs recently.

Radish Organic French breakfast

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Radish  Aprx 500 seeds

Radish French breakfast is a fast growing oval shaped radish with a white tip. Vigorous and quick to produce a crop

Radish Pink Beauty

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Pink Round Radish Aprx 500 seeds 
Radish Pink Beauty - a tasty round bright pink radish with a sweet crisp flesh and Slow to bolt.

Radish Purple Plum

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Purple Round Radish Aprx 500 seeds 
Purple Plum has a bright purple skin and firm white flesh. It is hardy and stays crisp with a sweet but spicy flavour. A special addition to the salad bowl or for simply eating on their own. Ready in 6 weeks after sowing.

Radish Rainbow

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Rainbow Salad Radish aprx 500 seeds

This special colourful Round Radish mix from JungleSeeds make beautiful bunches in a mix of red, pink, purple, yellow and white. Maturing over an extended period of time, they also stay crisp and mild even when large. Great fun for children and adds extra colour to the salad plate.

Radish Sakurajima Mammoth

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Giant Japanese Radish Aprx 50 seeds

his mammoth, round, white radish has a mild, sweet flavour. Harvest when roots reach 10" diameter. Grown in Japan as the "Largest Radish in the World," it sometimes reaches 100 pounds. Used for pickling and cooking, this giant originated in the very southern tip of Japan. Not easy to grow without bolting as they need 12 daylight hours and 12 hours of dark so best to sow Feb for an early crop under glass in pots or again in August. Similar to the daikon radish they need 90 days to maturity.

Radish Sparkler

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Red and White Round Radish Aprx 500 seeds 

A mild flavoured, crisp radish with attractive bright red roots with a white tip. The white part of the root is normally below the soil level.

Radish Watermelon

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Novelty Radish Aprx 50 seeds 

Radish Watermelon is a great novelty radish with a creamy white exterio with pale green shoulders but the inside flesh is a bright pinky/red. Flesh is tender, succulent and firm with a mild flavour that has hints of almond. Normally harvested at golf ball size before getting too large and cracking.

Radish White Icicle

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Long White Radish Aprx 500 seeds 

Radish White Icicle has crisp tender roots with a sweet nutty flavour. 10-15cm (4-6")  Ready about three weeks after sowing.

Radish Zlata

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Yellow Round Radish Aprx 500 seeds 

An unusual yellow radish with a moist juicy texture, quite a strong flavour but without being overly peppery. Produces superb roots throughout the spring and summer that are slow to go woody.

Salsify Mammouth White Island

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White Salsify or Oyster Plant Aprx 200 Seeds җ җ

Salsify, often called the oyster plant for it's mild oyster-like flavour, is a cool weather crop, requiring quite a long growing season, between 120 and 150 days. A tall plant, they can reach nearly 3 feet with delicate pale purple colour flowers. It is grown for the sake of its fleshy, tapering roots that  taste like fried oysters when sliced and French fried.
It is a very easy and trouble free crop to grow normally as an annual much like parsnips or a closely related variety Scorzonera but initially a bit slow to get started.

Scorzonera Maxima

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Black Salsify Aprx 100 Seeds җ җ
Scorzonera Maxima is an unusual root vegetable that deserves to be more popular with a unique oyster like flavour, sometimes incorrectly called black salsify which is a different species. Scorzonera is, in nature, a perennial, but acts like a biennial. While it can be planted in the spring and harvested in the autumn, it can also be overwintered and left to grow on further. Best grown like parsnips but the fine roots have to be carefully lifted to avoid breaking and a light sandy soil suits them best.

Swede Brora

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Purple Swede Aprx 1000 seeds җ җ

Swde Brora a high yielding variety was specifically bred for the culinary market. The dark purple skin has very few blemishes, and a yellow flesh. It is ideal for lifting September to December.  The foliage can also be used for spring greens.

Turnip Purple Top Milan

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Purple Topped Turnip Aprx 500 seeds җ җ

A purple-topped variety of turnip with a white base below the soil level. It produces good quality flattish roots from June to November from an early sowing in March

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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