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Vegetable Seed

Elsoms is the UK’s leading supplier of quality vegetable seed. We offer an impressive range of varieties from our own and our partners’ breeding programmes.

Brassicas

We are delighted to offer the superb range of brassicas from Bejo Zaden, leaders in biennial crop breeding. Elsoms has joint breeding programmes with Bejo for Brussels sprouts and sprouting broccoli, as well as its own hybrid swede breeding programme, reflecting a passion for breeding traditional 'British' vegetable crops. We are always looking to improve brassica crops. The catalogue shows a selection of the portfolio and the range is continually reviewed. Contact us for more information.

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Savoy Cabbage

Wirosa

Excellent quality with long standing ability. Finely blistered leaves with a vigorous plant habit. Usual maturity period October-February.

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Fresh Market

Wirosa

  • Suitable For Retail, Market
  • Harvest Start November to February
  • Planting Dates July
  • Growing Days 162
Overview

Wintessa

Extremely good standing ability with short stem and very winter hardy. Very late maturity. Usual maturity period is December-March.

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Wintessa

  • Suitable For Retail, Market
  • Harvest Start January to March
  • Planting Dates July
  • Growing Days 199
Overview

Famosa

Early maturing with very attractive fresh green colour. Compact and solid heads. Suitable for August and September harvest.

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Fresh MarketOrganic

Famosa

  • Suitable For Retail, Market
  • Harvest Start August to September
  • Planting Dates April to May
  • Growing Days 80
Overview

Firensa

Short core with attractive colour and presentation. Good frost tolerance. Usual maturity period is October to December.

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Firensa

  • Suitable For Retail, Market, Processing
  • Harvest Start October to December
  • Planting Dates July
  • Growing Days 150
Overview

Clarissa

Bridges the gap between the very early varieties, such as Famosa, and the late autumn types. Produces attractive heads from a medium, vigorous plant habit. Best suited to harvest during September and October.

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Clarissa

  • Suitable For Retail, Market
  • Harvest Start September to November
  • Planting Dates May to June
  • Growing Days 100
Overview

Alcosa

Vigorous early plant habit with attractive, solid heads.

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Fresh Market

Alcosa

  • Suitable For Retail, Market
  • Harvest Start July to August
  • Planting Dates April to May
  • Growing Days 70
Overview

Sabrosa

Sabrosa has dark green deeply savoyed leaves and produces a neat head from a compact frame.

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Sabrosa

  • Suitable For Retail, Market
  • Harvest Start October to December
  • Planting Dates May to June
  • Growing Days 130
Overview

Barbosa

Compact winter hardy variety with good commercial results. For the late autumn/winter period. Easy to cut and pack.

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Fresh Market

Barbosa

  • Suitable For Retail, Market
  • Harvest Start November to February
  • Planting Dates July
  • Growing Days 160
Overview

Bejo 3052

An October to December maturing variety with excellent standing ability and superb quality.

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Bejo 3052

  • Suitable For Retail, Market
  • Harvest Start October to December
  • Planting Dates June to July
  • Growing Days 150
Overview

Impresa (Bejo 3053)

A January to March maturing variety with good winterhardiness and excellent quality heads.

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Impresa (Bejo 3053)

  • Suitable For Retail, Market
  • Harvest Start January to February
  • Planting Dates July
  • Growing Days 160
Overview

Paresa

Organic only. Very late reliable variety. Usual maturity period December - March.

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Fresh MarketOrganic

Paresa

  • Suitable For Retail, Market
  • Harvest Start January to March
  • Planting Dates July
  • Growing Days 195
Overview