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Ocimum basilicum 'Dark Opal' (Organic) NCG 479 Ocimum basilicum 'Dark Opal' (Organic)
Basil 'Dark Opal'

A dark-purple variety of basil, with smaller, more toothed leaves than the more commonly-grown Sweet Genovese. Great for adding contrasting colour to salads and tomato dishes. For companion planting enthusiasts, basil is said to encourage the growth of tomatoes, peppers and chillies!

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Ocimum basilicum 'Sweet Genovese' (Organic) NCG 209 Ocimum basilicum 'Sweet Genovese' (Organic)
Basil 'Sweet Genovese'

Almost everyone must be familiar with this very aromatic basil variety, with its large, green cushion-leaved foliage. For companion planting enthusiasts, basil is said to encourage the growth of tomatoes, peppers and chillies (and of course it is also a perfect companion in the kitchen for these and many other…

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Petroselinum crispum var. crispum NCG 153 Petroselinum crispum var. crispum
Curly Leaved Parsley

This variety of parsley forms bright green clumps of tightly crinkled leaves. No doubt everyone will be familiar with its use as a garnish in diverse situations (including, traditionally, the butcher's shop window - although often as plastic replicas!) and as a vital ingredient in stocks, soups and stews. Parsley…

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Petroselinum crispum var. neapolitanum AGM NCG 041 Petroselinum crispum var. neapolitanum AGM
Flat-leaved parsley

Sow wherever you have spare ground that retains moisture and provides some shade and you will have an almost continual supply of this verstile, vitamin C-packed herb throughout most of the year. A ridiculously simple, refreshing and healthy salad idea: finely chop a large handful of parsley and mix with…

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Phaseolus vulgaris 'Lingua di Fuoco Nano' (dwarf) NCG 493 Phaseolus vulgaris 'Lingua di Fuoco Nano' (dwarf)
Borlotto (Borlotti) Bean 'Lingua di Fuoco Nano'

Both strikingly attractive and delicious, Borlotto beans, with their soft-red and creamy-white markings, sweet flavour and creamy texture, can be used both in casseroles or as an addition to salads. (There is no need to soak fresh beans before cooking, but if you intend to dry and store your crop,…

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Physalis alkekengi var. franchetii NCG 097 Physalis alkekengi var. franchetii
Chinese Lanterns

Familiar to many as an ingredient in dried flower arrangements, with its rich orange lanterns, many do not know that the small red fruit contained in within the husks is edible and has a higher concentration of vitamin C than lemons! However, the rest of the plant is poisonous, so…

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Punica granatum NCG 566 Punica granatum

Although usually associated with warmer climes, the pomegranate can withstand temperatures as low as -15C. Best sited in a sheltered, sunny position. In particularly cold areas of the UK, it might be advisable to grow in a container, to be overwintered in an unheated greenhouse.

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Rumex acetosa NCG 436 Rumex acetosa
Common sorrel

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Rumex sanguineus var. sanguineus NCG 542 Rumex sanguineus var. sanguineus
Bloody dock, Red-veined dock, Red-veined sorrel

This most unusual and attractive foliage plant produces dense clumps of deep-green leaves with striking, beetroot-red veins. The colouring is usually more pronounced at cooler times of the year. The flower spikes have insignificant blooms and are best removed to encourage more foliage and to prevent self-seeding.

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Solanum lycopersicum 'Black Cherry' NCG 487 Solanum lycopersicum 'Black Cherry'
Tomato 'Black Cherry'

This tomato variety produces masses of small, deep, purplish-red to mahoganiy-brown, sweet and juicy fruits. Perfect for the simplest of tomato salads - just slice or quarter and sprinkle on balsamic vinegar, a pinch of salt, plenty of freshly ground pepper and perhaps a little finely sliced red onion scattered…

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Solanum lycopersicum 'Brandywine Black' (Organic) NCG 486 Solanum lycopersicum 'Brandywine Black' (Organic)
Tomato 'Brandywine Black' (Heirloom)

Like other beefsteak tomatoes, this heirloom variety produces large, frequently irregular-shaped fruits, but is unusual in that it has potato-leaved foliage. The tomatoes can vary somewhat in colour, usually a rosy hue, sometimes green-shouldered, but they are renowned for their exceptional flavour.

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Solanum lycopersicum 'Marmande' NCG 103 Solanum lycopersicum 'Marmande'
Tomato 'Marmande'

Medium-sized beefsteak-type tomatoes growing on sturdy vines. A wonderful, full flavour... an essential ingredient for authentic Mediterranean-style recipes and salads!

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Solanum lycopersicum 'Sun Gold' NCG 106 Solanum lycopersicum 'Sun Gold'
Tomato 'Sun Gold'

The small, golden yellow fruits are sweet and juicy. It's just as well that they fruit prolifically, because it is difficult to pass by the greeenhouse in summer without snacking!

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