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Rob Smith Heritage Veg Seeds and Plants

Rob Smith Heritage Veg Seed Range   

I have a real passion for heritage veg. These are varieties that have stood the test of time and produce amazing crops. They are also what my grandad used to grow, that taste takes me straight back to helping him in the garden as a child. Dobies really understood my passion and enabled me to create the new range of Heritage Veg Seeds and Plants which will excite keen gardeners, old and new. You'll find new varieties here that you'll be hard pushed to find in any other major seed or plant supplier, especially the huge 'Lettuce Leaf Basil' and super sweet 'Honey Boat Squash'

Unlike modern F1 and supermarket veg, Heritage vegetables won’t always produce identical fruits. Due to the fact that the plants have evolved over the decades, you may notice slight differences in the fruit (even on the same plant!). For example, 'Heinz 1370’ may give you some slightly ribbed fruit and smooth fruit on the same plant. There’s nothing wrong with your plant, it’s just the natural variations that are produced. ‘Fish’ chillies may produce one branch (or chilli) that is heavily variegated, while another may be totally green. Again, this is part of the charm of growing Heritage Vegetables, they provide interest from the minute you sow the seed, to the moment you eat them. If you find any particularly interesting examples, we’d love to see them!

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  1. Basil Seeds - Lettuce Leaf Quick View

    Basil Seeds - Lettuce Leaf

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 300
  2. Beetroot Seeds - Rouge Crapaudine Quick View

    Beetroot Seeds - Rouge Crapaudine

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 100
  3. Brussels Sprouts Seeds - Rubine Quick View

    Brussels Sprouts Seeds - Rubine

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 200
  4. Cabbage Seeds - Kalibos Quick View

    Cabbage Seeds - Kalibos

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 200
  5. Carrot Seeds - Oxheart Quick View

    Carrot Seeds - Oxheart

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 200
  6. Cucumber Seeds - White Wonder Quick View

    Cucumber Seeds - White Wonder

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 25
  7. Kale Seeds - Red Russian Quick View

    Kale Seeds - Red Russian

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 200
  8. Kohl Rabi Seeds - Superschmelz Quick View

    Kohl Rabi Seeds - Superschmelz

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 35
  9. Leek Seeds - Lyon Prizetaker Quick View

    Leek Seeds - Lyon Prizetaker

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 500
  10. Lettuce Seeds - Drunken Woman Quick View

    Lettuce Seeds - Drunken Woman

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 150
  11. Lettuce Seeds - Fat Lazy Blonde Quick View

    Lettuce Seeds - Fat Lazy Blonde

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 150
  12. Onion Seeds - James Longkeeping Quick View

    Onion Seeds - James Longkeeping

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 100
  13. Parsnip Seeds - Hollow Crown Quick View

    Parsnip Seeds - Hollow Crown

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 150
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Rob Smith

This Year Rob smith, the winner of the Big Allotment Challenge 2015, is Joining Dobies.

Rob Says:

Winning BBC2's Big Allotment Challenge was an incredible experience competing against my fellow allotmenteers really did push me and bring out the best of British growing. It showed that producing your own food can be fun and rewarding. I love the fact you can provide for your loved ones, growing fantastic crops at the same time. It was great to grow to show, but deep down i grew for taste, thats why iv'e chosen the varieties that are in the heritage veg range. They look good and taste incredible.

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