Plant Sale preview - Members' Donations
Vegetables and Fruit
Detailed below are some of the vegetables and fruit that will be on sale at Bloomers on the 22 May. These plants will be available on a first come first served basis and will need to be paid for on the day by contactless card. If you would like to reserve any particular plant please
email us. This will put a resevation on the plant but availability is dependent upon the donation having been made and the plant delivered.
Courgette "Coucourzelle" £1.50 is an intriguing, striped courgette variety. The exceptionally long fruit with green shiny peel is adorned with paler smudges it tastes best when they have grown 15 - 20 cm long.
Gooseberry (Hinnomaki Yellow) - £3.00
Blackcurrant (Baldwyn) - £3.00
Sweet peppers - Amy, Friggitello and Golden Bell - £2.50 An assortment of peppers
Hot Chillies - Hungarian Hot Wax, Jalepeno Hot and Red Cherry Very Hot - £2.50 An assortment of Hot Chillies
Amaranthus tricolor 'Green Giant' £1.50 is a vigorous selection that produces slightly savoyed, large mid green leaves. The popular Calaloo in Caribbean cuisine, the leaves can be harvested when plants are just 20 to 50cm (8 to 20in) tall. With a mild spinach flavour, the leaves can be used at babyleaf stage for salad or garnish, or at maturity for steamed vegetable or soups.