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Aubergine Black Beauty | 5 Large Plug Plants£4.99
Aubergine Black Beauty is a good quality open pollinated variety which produces early, dark, glossy violet coloured fruits of medium size.
Leek Musselburgh | Tray of 20 Plug Plants£5.99
Leek Musselburgh is a popular mid-season leek that is very hardy and produces thick, short stems packed full of flavour.
Onion Ailsa Craig | Tray of 20 Plug Plants£5.99
Onion Ailsa Craig, large globe shaped, weighty onions with excellent keeping qualities and a mild flavour.
Globe artichokes are grown as an unusual and delicious variety of vegetable as well as ornamental use as they are tall architectural perennial plants and can look outstanding in mixed borders.
Globe artichokes are grown as an unusual and delicious variety of vegetable as well as ornamental use as they are tall architectural perennial plants and can look outstanding in mixed borders.Green Globe has silver-green leaves that are quite prickly and produces large heads. It is a reliable variety of artichoke to grow forming up to ten heads per plant once matured. It is eaten before the heads open and flower. Brookside Nursery Top Tip - Globe artichokes are perennials and if left to flower they are attractive as a source of nectar bees and other beneficial insects so if you can, leave one or two heads for the wildlife in your garden!
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Brand: Brookside NurserySupplied as: 5 Large Plug PlantsHabit: Upright and bushyEventual Height: 120cm (48" )Eventual Spread: up to 90cm (35")Position: Full SunPrimary Flower Colour: PurpleSuitable for Hanging Baskets? NoSuitable for Patio Containers? YesPlant Type: PerennialSpacing: 90cm (36") ApartBotanical name: Cynara scolymus
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Pot Ready, Large, Healthy plants individually rooted in large plugs of compost. Ideal for planting into baskets, containers or small areas in the garden. Best results achieved if grown on for a short while in 9cm/10cm pots prior to planting out if planting straight into garden borders. Tender varieties will need protecting from frost. Compost volume around 4-5cm deep x 3-4cm square. Foliage height 5cm-12cm (depending on variety). Full growing instructions are provided.
Artichokes are not too fussy about soil type if it is free draining but moisture retentive. Plant out each artichoke at 90cm apart to allow for growth. Water well throughout the growing season and feed with a general fertiliser such as Phostrogen – All Purpose Soluble Plant Food Fertiliser.Artichokes are ripe and ready to harvest if the stem is green like the rest of the plant. If it has turned black where the cut is made to harvest, then it is probably overripe so leave it for the wildlife.In late autumn the top growth can be cut back to ground level and in colder areas will benefit from a layer of straw or mulch to protect the crown of the plant until new growth appears the following spring.
I have ordered lots of plants online from various sources and to be fair most have been a little disappointing, small and sickly looking mostly.However with these plugs they arrived healthy looking and a good size. Very happy
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Really sturdy and have grown on extremely well, will definitely order again
Super friendly and helpful staff. Really good quality plants. Thank you, I wouldn't hesitate in ordering again from you
Broccoli (Calabrese) Marathon | Tray of 20 Plug Plants£5.99
Broccoli Marathon is a medium late variety producing large, very attractive, fine grained blue-green heads with good cold and disease resistance and excellent holding ability.
Cabbage F1 Stonehead | Tray of 20 Plug Plants£5.99
Cabbage F1 Stonehead The heads are so solid you could stand on them! Lovely crisp texture to the creamy white hearts.
Cauliflower All Year Round| Tray of 20 Plug Plants£5.99
Cauliflower Amazing is a really versatile Cauliflower. You can harvest either as delicious 'baby-head' sized heads or as full heads as they mature.
Beetroot Boltardy | 5 Vegetable Plug Plants£3.99
Smooth, rounded roots with a sweet flavour and good internal colouring are great for pickling or roasting with a little olive oil.
Coriander Common | 5 Large Plug Plants£5.99
Coriander is a feathery annual herb, with clusters of spicy seeds. A must for every herb garden.
Impatien Beacon Mixed (Busy Lizzie) | Tray of 40 Plug Plants£9.99
Impatiens Beacon Mix has a mix of vibrant colours from the brand-new Impatiens Beacon varieties with a blend of Bright Reds, Corals, Oranges, Salmon, Violet Shades and White.
Impatien Beacon Orange (Busy Lizzie) | Tray of 40 Plug Plants£9.99
Sunny and fresh orange blooms with bright green foliage bring a dazzling display to your summer borders and pots.
Impatien Beacon Coral (Busy Lizzie) | Tray of 40 Plug Plants£9.99
Pretty coral-pink flowers adorn Impatiens Beacon Coral with bright green leaves accentuating the fabulous colour.