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Vegetable Plants

This is a full list of all the vegetable plants that we home grow here at Flitton's Nursery. 

Plant Variety
Aubergine F1 Money maker
Medium plant height with standard dark fruits, averaging 100gms in weight per fruit. An early maturing variety
Beet Leaf Swiss Chard Bright Lights
Celery flavoured stalks and spinach-like leaves for Summer and Autumn Harvest. A range of colours including white, cream, yellow, orange, pink, lipstick and red. Terrific colour splashes for use in salad packs, or for growing as large plants. Harvest for leaf and stem production.
Beetroot Bolt hardy
A popular variety for early and main crop sowings. Round roots with good internal colouring. Good resistance to bolting.
Beetroot Detroit 2 Crimson Globe
Very good selection of Detroit beetroot, globe shaped roots with good internal colouring-suited to main crop sowing.
Broad Bean Bunyards Exhibition
Tall plants producing good yields. Very reliable performer, with around 5 white beans per pod.
Broad Bean Imperial Long pod
Approximately 5-8 green beans per pod. Very good flavour, high yielding variety.
Broad Bean Masterpiece Green Long Pod
Pods contain six or seven large juicy beans which are good for freezing. Green seeded variety. Broad Beans are easy to grow producing large succulent beans
Broccoli Purple Mixed Sprouting
Designed to provide continuous cropping of purple spears from mid-February through to mid-May.
Broccoli Summer Purple
A great, high-yielding summer purple sprouting variety with good flavour that has good resistance to heat. This variety was bred in Britain and is therefore able to withstand the UK weather. The seeds produce a reliable, lovely purple-coloured sprouting.
Brussels Sprout F1 Maximus
A relatively early variety that can also be sown later for midseason and pre-Christmas harvest. Medium vigour. Produces a high yield of round, smooth, very dense buttons which are well spaced on the stalk.
Brussels Sprout F1 Trafalgar
A tall variety for the November and December cropping period. Has a strong root system. Medium sized buttons with an excellent flavour.
Brussels Sprout f1 Bosworth
Second early variety for late Autumn to Christmas production. Excellent holding ability and high yields. Well-spaced buttons with sweet flavour, suited to picking as required or as complete stalks.
Cabbage Duncan
A small pointed variety that has crisp, sweet and nutty leaves, an excellent variety and size for the home-grower and is great in the kitchen too.
Cabbage Durham Early
Produces firm, pointed, well flavoured hearts on compact plants. This compact variety also be sown or planted closely for delicious 'spring greens' ready to harvest from February.
Cabbage F1 Advantage
A versatile variety suitable for the production of greens and hearted cabbage throughout the year. Dark green and winter hardy. Harvest June to July
Cabbage F1 Red Rodiea
A mid-season large headed red cabbage.
Cabbage F1 Rigoletto Savoy
Hybrid, top performing Savoy- very high quality, with good vigour and uniformity. Dense heads of good colour, good holding ability and very winter- hardy.
Cabbage F1 Ruby Perfection
Easy to grow, maturing after approximately 80 days. Firm head and strong resistance to cracking. Produces deep dark red heads.
Cabbage F1 Serve
Summer savoy, maturing approximately 90 days after transplanting. Attractive dark green colour.
Cabbage F1 Stanton
Round to flat medium green variety producing uniform dense heads. Very good cold tolerance and excellent standing ability.
Cabbage F1 Stonehead
Late mid-season maturity; round, medium, green heads, densely packed, very compact, resistant to splitting.
Cabbage Greyhound
Pointed Green cabbage
Cabbage Primo
For general purpose use. Early and compact ball head. Harvest July to September.
Cabbage Red Ruth
Pointed Red Cabbage
Cabbage Tundra
Round to oval medium to dark green heads, late maturing and very winter hardy.
Calabrese F1 Ironman
Excellent quality dome shaped heads with uniform head weight. Harvesting June- November. Matures after 100-110 days.
Calabrese F1 Marathon
Produces small evenly sized buds with good bud colour, deep well-formed heads suitable for early, main and late cropping. Tolerant of Downy Mildew. Matures after 75-95 days.
Calabrese F1 Zen
Maturing approximately after 90-100 days, this variety has excellent high domed, dark green heads with a solid stem. Easy to trim. Tolerant of Downy Mildew. Crops best in Autumn, from a June planting.�
Carrots Autumn King 2
Late maturing main crop variety, with good storage ability. The smooth tapered roots are suitable for slicing. Sow March- August. Harvest June- October.
Carrots Early Nantes 2
A 2nd early type and main crop (tapered stump) type, virtually coreless with good texture and flavour.
Carrots Paris Market Atlas
An improved high quality version of the popular Paris Market type. An early type. An early variety with superb almost round roots. Excellent colour. Ideal for shallow soils.
Cauliflower F1 Celio
Early large framed Romanesco type. Produces very high quality pinnacle heads in an attracted green.
Cauliflower F1 Freedom
Good quality round white curds. Approximately 70-80 days from transplant to harvest.
Cauliflower F1 Graffiti
This stunning purple coloured cauliflower is a great improvement on the older purple types. The colour intensifies with exposure to light. An open plant habit should be encouraged in cultivation.
Cauliflower F1 Lazio
A Romanesco variety extended cropping through to December. Good mildew resistance. Maturity approximately 130 days from transplanting.�
Cauliflower F1 Nautilus
Gives high quality, very round, pure white, solid heavy curds. For mid-June- October cropping.
Cauliflower F1 Navona
A Romanesco cauliflower producing a uniform crop of dark green, turreted curds with no bracts. It is a vigorous variety with good holding properties.
Cauliflower F1 Triomphant
Robust semi-erect foliage gives attractive appearance and good curd protection.
Celeriac Prinz
Top quality, light skinned variety, with excellent bolting resistance, so it is especially suitable for early cultivation under glass, plastic and fleece, as well as later, unprotected, field cultivation.
Celery Celebrity
Yellow to green stalks which, if blocked will self-blanch.
Courgette F1 Atena
Good for outdoor production producing yellow courgettes.
Courgette F1 Eight Ball
A hybrid courgette variety producing dark green, uniform, round fruits. More even cropping with higher yields than open pollinated round varieties. Bush habit.
Courgette Green Bush
Striped fruits, good uniform stock, well suited to plant sales. Can be picked as standard sized courgettes, or left to mature into marrows.
Courgette Midnight
Cucumber F1 Burpless Tasty Green
A popular variety for outdoor production, dark green medium to long fruits.
Cucumber F1 Femspot
All female flowered, quick, strong grower, earlier than most other cucumbers, bitter free, ribbed.
Cucumber F1 Pony
A prolific producer of 'snack sized' fruits, typically up to 10cm in length and weighing up to 100 grams. The fruits have a smooth skin, with excellent flavour and texture. Most productinve when used for heated indoor production but can also be used for outdoor production during the summer. Ideal for containers
Cucumbers F1 Carmen
For Summer and Autumn cropping, 34-40cm long, slightly ribbed, smooth fruit. Resistant to scab and leaf spot, bitter-free, high resistance to powdery Mildew and partially tolerant to Downy Mildew. All female.
Dwarf French Bean Purple Queen
As the name suggests, this variety produces slightly curves, long dark purple pods, which are round in profile. Excellent flavour and string-less. Best picked when pods are young. Turn dark green when cooked.
Dwarf French Bean Stanley
A white flowering, white seeded variety that reliably delivers impressive yields of top quality beans. Medium green pods, 14cmx10cm in size. Suitable for early and late sowings.
Dwarf French Bean Tendergreen
Pencil podded, brown seeded type, dark green pods 15cm x 12mm, a standard Dwarf Bean variety.
Dwarf French Bean Valdour
Produces round pods, 6-8mm in diameter and 12cm in length, with attractive golden yellow pods. Slow growing variety and a late cropper. Good upright plant habit, 50cm in height.
French Bean (Dwarf) Voltage
With eye-catching yellow pods and a delicious taste, try planting French Bean Dwarf Voltage seeds for a rich and exciting crop in the summer.
French Bean Cobra
Long round pod, approximately 20cm x 7-9mm, bright green, black seeded variety. String-less with good flavour.
Fruit Trees. Loganberry, Black Currant, Blackberry, Red Currant, Gooseberry
Loganberry, Blackberry, Red Currant, Gooseberry
Rocket, Thyme, Rosemary, Parsley, Basil, Coriander, Thyme
Hot Pepper Black
Hot Pepper Bulgarian Carrot
This variety may look a baby carrot but be warned it can be very hot. Produces a very high yield of bright orange peppers, up to 10cm in length. Compact plant really suited to containers.
Hot Pepper Curry
Hot Pepper F1 Basket of Fire
A compact semi-trailing plant that produces a prolific crop of small, hot fruits. The fruits mature form deep purple to cream, to orange and then to red at maturity. Ideal for containers and baskets.
Hot Pepper F1 Super Chilli
A hybrid small fruited Thai type, with upward pointing fruits. Attractive 8cm long fruits on a compact plant, typically 30-45cm high fruits turn from green to red. Very hot.
Hot Pepper Gusto Purple F1
A medium/hot chilli pepper that has been developed for the UK Climate. Suited to cropping outside as well as indoors. The peppers taper to a point, approx 45cm long, and mature from purple to a rich red colour. Very good yields.
Hot Pepper Jalapeno
A very hot pepper (used for hot pepper eating contests in the U.S.A.!) extremely pungent plants reach up to 1 meter under cover. High yielding.
Hot Pepper Loco
Suitable for baskets
Hot Pepper Red Flame
A hot, pungent pepper with long, thin fruits maturing from green to red.
Hot Pepper Red Fresno
The Fresno chile or Fresno chili pepper is a medium-sized cultivar of Capsicum annuum. It should not be confused with the Fresno Bell pepper. It is often confused with the jalapeño pepper but has thinner walls, often has milder heat, and takes less time to mature.
Hot Pepper Scotch Bonnet Red
Popular habanero type pepper. Very hot with Strong pungency.
Hot Pepper, Long Red Cayenne Pepper
Very hot red chilli- use fresh or dried in many culinary dishes.
Hot pepper F1 Apache
A dwarf, chilli type pepper producing good yields on compact plants.
Kale (Borecole)
Tall, erect plant producing high quality heads, very strong, dark in colour. Extremely hardy. Performing well in exposed areas.
Leek Musselburgh
Musselburgh is a proven performer and still takes some beating as a winter leek. An exceptionally hardy variety, very reliable and heavy cropping.
Leek Zermatt
An early Swiss giant variety with long shaft and erect foliage. Features good base and some rust resistance. Good storage characteristics. Suitable for baby leek production.
Lettuce Allsorts
Mixed varieties-
Lettuce Krista (Lolla Bionda)
Open leaved lettuce, like Lolla Rossa in habit and cropping but with attractive pale green curled leaves.
Lettuce Little Gem
A quick maturing, compact small Cos type with tight hearts. Especially suited to small pots. Very sweet flavour.
Lettuce Matador (Lolla Rossa)
Non-hearting type, red tinged leaves with waved and serrated edges.
Lettuce Mixed Leaves
Cut and come again.
Lettuce Moonred little gem
Crisp and flavoursome glossy red outer leaves enclose this dense hearted romaine-type lettuce. Neat and compact, Lettuce ’Moonred’ is the ideal choice for growing in more confined spaces, including window boxes and patio containers as well as making neat rows on the allotment. The attractive and nutritious leaves are the perfect addition to sandwiches or as part of a refreshing, mixed salad. Easy to grow, sow throughout the spring and early summer months for a long lasting crop which continues through to late autumn. Height: 20cm (8”). Spread: 15cm (6”).
Lettuce Paris Island Cos
A Lobjoit's type but with a pale green heart. Crisp texture and sweet flavour. Medium to large sized heads.
Lettuce Pigail
A very attractive red Little Gem type, with dark red outer leaves and green hearts. Suitable for spring, summer & autumn production.
Lettuce Saladin (Iceberg)
Standard crisp head variety, large dark green heads, fairly dense. Very good holding ability.
Lettuce Tantan
One of the best small cos varieties currently available, with good green colour and sweet flavour. Suitable for production throughout the spring, summer and autumn.
Marrow F1 Bush Baby
A baby marrow variety bred to satisfy market demands for a smaller marrow. Grows to approximately three quarters the size of a standard variety. Suitable for field and container production. Produces a high yield per plant.
Marrow F1 Tiger Cross
Bush type, very high yielding with top quality fruits. Uniform and attractive with well- marked stripes and good deep colour.
Melon Ogen
An open pollinated variety producing small, broad, oval fruits, green skinned with yellow flesh.
Mixed Baby Leaves
Mixture of various baby leaf types. All feature excellent colour and texture. High levels of mildew resistance.
Oriental Baby Leaf Essential Mix
A range of mixes that can be used for cut leaf production, or for use as growing salads when planted in containers. The varieties are matched so that leaf development and flavours complement each other. This mix includes the varieties from all our other mixes, including Mizuna, Komatsuna, Tatsoi, Red Giant Mustard and Red Russian Kale, plus additional lettuce, endive and radicchio varieties.
Pak Choi Summer Breeze
A heat tolerant variety which is suitable for UK summers as well as autumn production that will resist bolting too early.
Parsnip F1 Gladiator
Market standard variety, extremely high marketable yield or large roots with very good canker resistance. Roots have a shallow crown to reduce wastage.
Pea Kelvedon Wonder
Second early main crop variety, wrinkle-seeded, with 6-8 peas per well- filled pod. Heavy cropping dwarf (45cm) variety.
Pepper Bellboy (sweet)
Plants are strong growing and will yield a heavy crop of well-shaped peppers. These can be eaten when still green or left on the plant to ripen into a deep red colour.
Pepper Diablo (sweet)
High yielding Ox-horn variety, producing long pointed fruits that typically mature at around 16cm in length. The skin is smooth, while the flesh is thick, crunchy and sweet, great for stuffing with cheese and using to give depth of flavour to soups and stews. Plant has erect habit with medium spacing to internodes.
Pepper Parade Banana
Pepper Phoebus (sweet)
This is an early maturing variety with vigorous growth and high yield. It produces uniform blocky fruit that turn from green to yellow at maturity.
Pepper Poseidon (sweet)
A vigorous variety producing a heavy crop of block shaped peppers. The fruit turns from green to red with maturity. Features a rich lustre and thick crispy flesh.
Pepper Red Star (sweet)
Green to Red
Pepper snack size Orange (sweet)
Sweet and flavorful orange snack peppers. These beautiful, mini-sized peppers are delicious sautéed, as an addition to salads and, perfect for a healthy snack. Smooth, bright orange fruits average 2 1/2-3" long by 1 1/2" wide.
Pepper snacksize Red (sweet)
These deliciously sweet, snack-size red peppers taste so good right off the plant that they might never see the inside of your kitchen.
Pepper snacksize yellow (sweet)
'Snack Pepper Yellow' are the perfect size for children's lunch boxes. The sweet tasting fruits are 6cm x 3.5cm and a bright yellow colour. The plant will grow to a height of 40-45cms so is ideal to grow in patio containers in a sunny sheltered spot.
Pumpkin F1 Early King
Round to slightly tall pumpkin. Can be left to produce fruits weighing 10-12kg. Bright orange colour. Vine habit. Ideal for a large Halloween lantern. Tolerant of Powdery Mildew.
Pumpkin Jill Belittle
Pumpkin Wicked
Pumpkin early abundance
Radish Jolly
Top quality Cherry Belle type, strong foliage and intense red coloured roots with very little woodiness. Excellent holding ability.
Runner Bean Enorma
Reselected prize winner type, with straight, long pods, 30-32cm in length. Red flowers with purple seed. Good flavour. Popular variety, especially with competition growers.
Spinach Beet Perpetual
More or less trouble free crop suited to summer and autumn production. Can be overwintered - will last up to 2 seasons. Use as an alternative �cut and come again� spinach.
Spinach F1 Amador
A smooth variety with a dark green colour to the leaf. Suitable for spring, summer and autumn production. Good vigour and strong bolting resistance.
Spring Onion North Holland Blood Red Mate
Very versatile, useful not only as salad but also as a bulbing type. Intense red colour.
Spring Onion Ramrod
A very high performing variety. Winter harder. An erect, stiff leaved Lisbon type, developed for spring, late summer and autumn cropping.
Spring Onion White Lisbon
Standard variety for bulbing salad onions, which bulks up relatively quickly. Medium green foliage.
Squash (onion)
Squash 1 Crown Prince
Grey- skinned variety with bright orange flesh. Excellent culinary variety weighing on average 3-4kg. Sweet, rich, nutty flavour and the fruits are round and flat in shape.
Squash Celebration Acorn Squash
High sugar acorn squash with a multicolour flesh. Bush habit plant, very productive.
Squash Early Butternut
Award winning variety is substantially earlier than other varieties. Medium sized fruit are tan in colour and have a blocky shape, with sweet, dark orange flesh. Compact, semi-bush plant produces excellent yields in 82 days.
Squash F1 Hunter
One of the first varieties of butternut squash developed for the UK climate. Matures after 105 days, producing 6-7 fruits, each weighing about 1kg. light tan colour with bright orange flesh and sweet taste.
Squash Harlequin
Squash Pot Uchiki Kuri
Small onion Shaped fruits orange-red in colour with a golden flesh.� Average fruit weight is 1.5kg. Very early to matures with long shelf life after harvest.
Squash Sunbeam Pattie Pan
Squash Turks Turban
Strawberry Plants
Swede Marian
Purple topped, yellow fleshed variety, medium dry matter, hardy and reliable cropper. A high percentage marketable yield of large, uniform roots. Resistant to club root and mildew.
Sweetcorn F1 Earliking Normal Sugar
An early season variety producing strong stocky plants. Dependable variety.
Sweetcorn F1 Golden Crest
A second early variety with good vigour. Medium sized cobs.
Sweetcorn Incredible Sugar Enhanced
Main season type, very high quality medium long cobs, with good flavour and sweetness.
Tomato Alicante
A version of Moneymaker. Early cropper with smooth skinned, fleshy fruit. Fruit: red, round and 70-90 grams.
Tomato Chocolate Cherry
Indeterminate type producing uniform round dark fruits with excellent flavour, 2.5cm in diameter which do not crack.
Tomato Cocktail Crush
Tomato Cocktail Crush is an excellent UK bred, blight resistant variety. It will produces a heavy crop of cocktail sized tomatoes, around the 35g - 45g weight, with a sweet flavour, and an slightly acid tang.
Tomato F1 Golden Sweet
Grape shaped fruit with distinctive orange-yellow colour. Good flavour with fine, firm, sweet flesh. Fruit resists cracking. Orange, grape, 12-16 grams.
Tomato F1 Octavio
A vigorous variety that produces uniform trusses. Firm fruit of excellent quality. Fruit: red, round, 90-100 grams.
Tomato F1 Olivade
Elongated 4 oz fruit with an all over colour.
Tomato F1 Rosanda
An indeterminate cherry plum type, with small oval shaped fruits. Vibrant orange, red colour and excellent flavour. Prolific cropper with large trusses. Fruit: red, cherry plum, 12-16 grams.
Tomato F1 Shirley
Early, short-jointed type with large trusses giving heavy yields of good-shaped fruits. Fruit: red, round, 70-90 grams.
Tomato F1 Sungold
Small, delicious tasting orange coloured fruits on long trusses- ideal for salads. Fruits: orange, cherry, 14-18 grams.
Tomato F1 Supersweet 100
An early maturing cordon type, which produces a heavy crop of small fruits. Excellent flavour. Fruit:� red, round, 18-25 grams.
Tomato F1 Tumbler Red
Bush variety producing up to 2kg of fruit per plant. Ideal for use in hanging baskets (one plant per 12� basket). Fruit: red, cherry, 12-16 grams.
Tomato Gardeners Delight
An old variety but still as popular as ever. The numerous small fruits have a fine tangy flavour. Fruit: red, cherry, 14-18 grams.
Tomato Gigantum
Tomato Golden Crown
Also known as 'Goldkrone', this is an outstanding early variety and according to many, this is the best yellow cherry tomato they have ever tasted. Outstanding under glass but equally happy out of doors. Plants are very vigorous and prolific and the sunshiny fruits have a superb flavour.
Tomato Honeycomb
Tomato Honeycomb is an attractive golden orange coloured cherry variety. With a higher sugar content than sungold, it has a superb sweet flavour when ripe.
Tomato Modus
An indeterminate mini plum type, with oval shaped fruit, with high sugar content. Attractive colour.
Tomato Nectar
An early cherry tomato variety, with open plant habit, long trusses and good fruit setting. Producing nice shaped red fruit 14-16g in weight with good taste and firmness.
Tomato Pannovy
Tomato Pannovy F. 1 Hybrid is a quality truss tomato. Outstanding round shaped tomato with a beautiful calyx. Lovely shiny deep red skins and will keep for many weeks in perfect condition.
Tomato Roma
Tomato Sweet & Neat Lemon Sherbert
Lemon yellow bush tomato with a good yield. Excellent taste and ideal for containers.
Tomato Sweet Aperitif
Cherry tomato with high yield of cherry sized fruits 10-15g in weight. Bright red with an exceptional flavour, sweet with a refreshing taste.
Tomato Tropical Ruby
Small red oval
Tomatoe F1 Big Boy
A large beefsteak variety with very smooth, rounded fruits, 10-12cm in diameter. Will crop outdoors and under cold glass. Fruit: red, beefsteak, 160-180 grams.
Tumbling Tomato Yellow
Cascading, highly productive variety ideal for baskets and containers. Sweet cherry sized fruits.
Turnip Falko
Round shaped hybrid Milan type, with purple top and white base. Very smooth skin and easy to clean. Excellent internal quality, with no hollowness. Suitable for early and main crop growing.
Crispy- textured with a delicious pungent flavour. High in vitamin C. crop as baby leaves or allow maturing.
Watermelon Champagne

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