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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.
One of the world’s largest record-breaking pumpkin varieties, the Atlantic Giant Pumpkin can reach around a whopping 300kg in weight (often much bigger) if given the right conditions.
One of the world’s largest record-breaking pumpkin varieties, the Atlantic Giant Pumpkin can reach around a whopping 300kg in weight (often much bigger) if given the right conditions. The yellowy/orange flesh is widely used to make delicious pumpkin pie or is just grown purely for the show bench, so if you fancy growing a huge exhibition sized pumpkin, then Dills Atlantic Giant is for you.
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Brand: Brookside NurserySupplied as: 5 Large Plug PlantsHabit: Spreading/Ground CoverEventual Height: 45cm ( 18")Eventual Spread: 300cm (118")Position: Sun or Partial ShadePrimary Flower Colour: YellowHarvesting Period: September to NovemberPlant Type: AnnualTrail Length: 300cm (118")Botanical name: Cucurbita maxima
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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.
Grow on your pumpkin plug plants before planting out, using a large 5L size pot and pot on one plug per pot. Pumpkins (like cucumbers) are susceptible to cold and temperature fluctuations in their early stages of growth so keep them frost free. Plant out into prepared ground once frosts have passed in your area and plants have been ‘hardened off’. Prepare an area in your vegetable patch, in advance, that is in full sun, rich in humus and is well drained. Dig a large hole approx. 40cm x 40cm and fill it with a mixture of compost, well-rotted manure and soil making the top into a mound.Plant pumpkin into the mound of soil/compost hollowing out a small rim to make a basin for ease of watering. Pumpkins are very thirsty vegetables. Feed regularly throughout the season with a high potassium fertiliser like Tomorite for best results and keep the area weed free.
Brookside Nursery Top Tip - If you are short on space, try growing your pumpkin plants up a trellis placed at an angle and tie in the stems as they grow. *If you are trying for a world record keep the pumpkin itself on the ground!
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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.
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.
Lettuce Lakeland (Iceberg) | Tray of 20 Plug Plants£5.99
Lettuce Lakeland is a high quality crisp medium sized Iceberg lettuce, which does very well in the British climate.
Artichoke Green Globe| 5 Large Plug Plants£4.99
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.
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.
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.