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New vegetable seeds from DT Brown

Pumpkin Blaze. Picture; DT Brown
Pumpkin Blaze. Picture; DT Brown

Five of the best to try on the allotment, veg patch, or in pots

High demand for seeds continues with the surge of interest in gardening since the spring lockdown and seedsman DT Brown has launched more than 30 new flower and vegetable seed varieties.

Unveiled in the latest autumn catalogue, top-up orders have already been placed to keep up with the demand for the spring season.

Five of the new veg are:

Pumpkin Blaze F1 (10 seeds £2.59)

A small ornamental pumpkin featuring attractive yellow and orange stripes. The sturdy plants have good resistance to powdery mildew to help ensure reliable crops for eating or decoration.
Cucumber Luxury. Picture; DT Brown
Cucumber Luxury. Picture; DT Brown

Cucumber Luxury F1 (5 seeds £3.85)

A predominantly female variety producing high numbers of top-quality 35-40cm long cucumbers. Good resistance to mildew.
Climbing bean Lazy Housewife. Picture; DT Brown
Climbing bean Lazy Housewife. Picture; DT Brown

Climbing bean Lazy Housewife (50 seeds £2.89)

A delicious heritage variety that has outstanding flavour. Introduced as the first bean that didn’t require destringing.
Tomato Veranda Red. Picture; DT Brown
Tomato Veranda Red. Picture; DT Brown

Tomato Veranda Red (10 seeds £2.89)

A dwarf variety which combines all the best traits of a compact outdoor type with all the sweetness of a greenhouse cherry tomato. Good resistance to Verticillium, Fusarium and some resistance to Late Blight.
Squash Mashed Potato. Picture; DT Brown
Squash Mashed Potato. Picture; DT Brown

Squash Mashed Potato (10 seeds £2.49)

This novel variety has soft buttery flesh which can be roasted and mashed for a delicious, alternative to potatoes. The plants are vigorous in growth, producing on average 5-6 fruits per plant.

To request a copy of the new Fruit and Vegetable Grower’s Seed and Plant Catalogue 2020, write to DT Brown Seeds, Bury Road, Newmarket CB8 7PQ, telephone 0845 371 05 32, or visit www.dtbrownseeds.co.uk.

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