Pea Ceresa Thompson & Morgan
An outstanding new ëPetit Poisí. Plants are semi-leafless almost self supporting with an abundance of easy to pick, well-filled pointed pods, containing up to ten small, but deliciously sweet peas. Height 50cm (20in).
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Climbing Bean Blauhilde Thompson & Morgan
Delicious bunches of stringless, purple, round/oval fleshy pods up to 27cm (11in) in length over a long harvest period. Climbing Bean Blauhilde is attractive in vegetable and flower gardens, especially if mixed with yellow or Borlotto beans, or Sweet Peas. Common Bean Mosaic Virus resistant. Ornamental for both flower and vegetable gardens. refers well drained, moist, rich soil in a sunny situation.
Runner Bean Red Rum Thompson & Morgan
A very early cropper producing lots of pods and very little foliage, resulting in a tremendous crop of succulentm 15-20cm (6-8in) pods. Runner Bean Red Rum is excellent for organic gardeners as this variety is Halo Blight tolerant. This means it will keep on cropping whilst other varieties are going down with this disease. (Please Note: Seed saved from this hybrid will not come true.)
Pea Rondo Thompson & Morgan
An excellent, high quality, double podded variety, Pea Rondo is guaranteed to out perform ‘Onward’ in every way. One of the best cropping varieties in T&M trials, Pea Rondo produces rich green, straight, long pods containing on average 10 deliciously plump peas. Wrinkle (Main). Resistant to Fusarium Race 1.
Suitable For Freezing.
Mangetout Shiraz Thompson & Morgan
British breeding of the first purple Mangetout. The purple colour is rich in healthy anthocyanin (antioxidant) pigment. Attractive bicoloured flowers form stunning flat, purple Mangetouts to eat raw and stir fry. Can also be steamed although colour will fade, or boiled when colour turns dark green. As with all Mangetouts they are best harvested and eaten young just as the ëpeasí start to show. Powdery mildew resistant and tolerant to downy mildew to help extend the sowing season to early July.
Runner Bean Polestar Thompson & Morgan
A British bred, gardeners’ favourite for high yields and reliability. Runner Bean Polestar is early to flower, the vigorous plants produce clusters of 25cm (10in) stringless fleshy pods of good flavour throughout the season. Polestar prefers well-drained, moist, rich soil. RHS AGM winner. Good source of Vitamin C, folate and iron and high in fibre.
Dwarf Bean Boston Thompson & Morgan
Heavy cropping, dark green, straight, round pods 15cm (6 inches) long on sturdy upright plants, over a long period. Excellent flavour and good pod colour; ideal for freezing. Height 45cm (18 inch) sturdy upright plants. Prefers rich, moist soil in an open sunny situation.
Runner Bean Moonlight Thompson & Morgan
A major breakthrough in British breeding of Runner Beans. This unique, profusely white flowering variety combines the beneficial characters of French Beans into Runner Beans. Extra smooth, very fleshy, stringless, 25cm (10in) pods with a great texture and traditional runner bean taste. The vastly improved flower setting means an earlier and continual crop even during poor weather. Dark green foliage.
Pea Twinkle Thompson & Morgan
The ‘Twinkle’ Pea is a delicious variety, especially when picked fresh. The British bred variety is trouble free, producing impressive crops with Fusarium Wilt resistance and Downy Mildew tolerance. They are a compact first early variety that is self supporting when grown in blocks, perfect for successional sowing for a longer cropping period.
Directly sow your seeds outdoors from March to June once the soil has warmed and there is no more risk of frost. Choose a weed free position in moist, fertile and well drained soil in full sun. Sow your seeds in flat bottomed drills at a distance of 5cm. For crops in succession, sow seed every 10 days.
Pea Oasis Thompson & Morgan
The British bred Pea ‘Oasis’ is a wonderful maincrop variety that produces very heavy yields of wonderful quality. They grow to a height of up to 70cm and spread 25cm, the plants bear two blunt ended pods per node, each averaging 8 to 9 succulent deep green peas per pod.
They have a good resistance to pea wilt downy mildew, and are one of the highest yielding varieties available, demonstrating consistent qualities year after year. ‘Oasis’ is reliable and produces heavy crops with a deliciously sweet flavour.
An RHS Award of Garden Merit holder ‘Oasis’ is a normal leafed maincrop that can be sown in succession from March to June. Usually ready 12 to 14 weeks after sowing in normal circumstances it will crop in mid June onwards. The best thing to do is sow the seeds outside in early to mid March, then sow again in late April to early May. The second sowing will extend the cropping season and produce peas every three months.
Position in a sunny location with well drained and rich soil.
Broad Bean Witkiem Thompson & Morgan
(White Seeded). Perfect for early sowings in February, as this variety shows excellent tolerance to cold weather. Broad Bean Witkiem produces a good crop of plump, well-filled pods with big tasty beans which will be ready to harvest in June. Recommended for home freezing. Broad Bean Witkiem can also be sown successionally through to May. Height: 100cm (40 inches).