Since 1903, Unwins has been a well-known and highly respected name amongst gardeners. Originally specialising in flower seed, Unwins continues to be a leader in the development of varieties of sweet pea but has also now diversified into vegetable seed, providing our customers with a flavoursome choice to grow year after year.
For the space globe artichokes take up they are not high yielders, but their architectural quality makes them virtually dual purpose, so why not grow them in the herbaceous border? Beautiful - and delicious! Sow Date: Feb-Jun Harvest/Flower Date: Jun-Aug
Well-branched, virtually spineless plants that produce an average of 15-20 fruits per plant. This colourful mix contains an attractive colour combination of shiny white, purple with white stripes, and deep purple fruits. Sow Feb - April. Harvest July - October.
Boltardy can be sown early in the year right through to mid summer for successional crops. A most popular beetroot, and no wonder! Boltardy can be sown early in the year right through to mid summer for successional crops, and is slow to run to seed. It yields perfect, globe shaped beets of superb flavour and colour, and its flesh is usually free of unsightly ‘rings’. Quick cropping. Bolt resistant.
A reliable high-yielding globe beetroot, with good colour and fine flavour.Delicious cold in salads, pickled or cooked as a hot vegetable. Sowing Time: April - July. Harvest: July - October. Average Packet Contains 200 Seeds.
Beetroot Monika is a monogerm variety, which means it’s a great choice as there’s no need to thin your beetroot crop anymore once sown. Sow each seed 5-10cm apart and pick alternate plants when young for tender baby beets, leaving the rest to mature into a beetroot bonanza. Delicious and tasty beetroot perfect for boiling or roasting. No thinning required. Fast maturing.
This wonderful beetroot produces exceptionally uniform and perfectly rounded roots that have an attractive rich red internal coloration excellent skin quality and can stand for a long period of time. Beetroot Pablo has won many prizes and its easy to see why. This wonderful beetroot produces exceptionally uniform and perfectly rounded roots that have an attractive rich red internal coloration excellent skin quality and can stand for a long period of time. An RHS AGM winner it has an excellent flavour both as baby or mature beetroot.
A very hardy longpod variety which grows nicely in warm soil, and is tough enough to over-winter. It yields well and produces tender white beans of good quality. Freeze any surplus for future use. Do not sow later than mid January.
Calabrese (Italian broccoli) is a great treat in late summer and early autumn, either steamed and eaten hot, or warm as part of a salad. Once the main head has been harvested, side shoots will be produced for later eating. Sow Date: Feb-Apr . Harvest/Flower Date: Aug-Sep