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Swede seeds

by Diane - March 7th, 2013.
Filed under: Thompson and Morgan.

Swede ‘Tweed’ – 1 packet (200 seeds)
British bred culinary Swede with hybrid vigour and uniformity, growing very well in less fertile soil making it the perfect home gardener’s choice. ‘ Globe-shaped, purple topped, with cream skin and tasty creamflesh of fine texture. ‘ Ideal for late autumn harvest. ‘

Swede ‘Magres’ – 1 packet (1000 seeds)
Excellent coloured and shaped, purple topped roots with fine grained, good flavoured, yellow flesh, free from bitterness. ‘ Swede Magres is an excellent culinary swede, fully winter hardy, with mildew resistant foliage. ‘

Swede ‘Tyne’ F1 Hybrid – SowStrong® Collection – 1 packet (70 seeds)
British bred culinary Swede with hybrid vigour and excellent root uniformity, performing well in less fertile soils. ‘ The attractive round roots have a dark purple top with cream base and cream coloured flesh of very good texture and flavour. ‘

Swede ‘Virtue’ – 1 packet (1000 seeds)
Swede Virtue was bred as a culinary swede for its attractive red skin and fine grained, sweet yellow flesh. ‘ Much improved in root quality and taste than older varieties. ‘ Swede Virtue is fully winter hardy. ‘

Swede ‘Helenor’ – Duchy Originals Organic Seeds – 1 packet (250 seeds)
Globe shaped roots with deep yellow flesh. ‘ Swede Helenor has a smooth texture and sweet flavour. ‘

Swede ‘Brora’ – 1 packet (750 seeds)
Bred as a culinary swede. ‘ Swede Brora has attractive reddish-purple shiny skin and cream base, with fine grained, well-flavoured, creamy yellow flesh, free from any bitterness. ‘ Swede Brora is best harvested late autumn up to New Year. ‘ Excellent storage qualities. ‘ Prefers a rich, well manured soil. ‘ Seeds are in the RHS Vegetable Collection. ‘