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Leaves & Greens Plants

Here you will find a selection of green leaves and green leafy vegetables that we supply as compost block-grown plants directly from our Kent nursery.

These green leafy vegetables are typically high in nutrients including folic acid, calcium, iron and Vitamin A. Not only a fantastic healthy food option, but enjoyed straight from the garden these green leaves and salad plants also offer fabulous flavour and texture. All green leafy vegetables are delivered live, ready for planting and come with a free growing guide. More...

If you're looking for home-grown produce that's bursting with flavour, packed with nutrients and relatively easy to grow, then you'll find plenty to please you in our selection of green leaves and green leafy vegetables. This category is home to a wide range of versatile leafy vegetables that can be steamed, blanched, fried, pickled, preserved or just enjoyed raw whilst offering a host of nutritional benefits.

Green leaves, especially darker green leafy vegetables, are recommended as a truly healthy option, thanks to the multitude of vitamins and minerals stored within those seemingly innocuous leaves. Folic acid, iron, fibre, Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium are just some of the beneficial nutrients that are packed into each green leafy plant. This means that regularly eating portions of green leafy vegetables can help to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, help to bolster the immune system, decrease the risk of cancer and in some cases, lower the risk of diabetes too. These advantages, together with the extra health benefits gained by gardening (itself a form of exercise), make home-grown greens a brilliant option - and a tasty one too!

We have selected many of our green leafy vegetables - including Brussels sprouts, cabbages, green salad leaves and oriental vegetables - for their their flavour characteristics rather than just for their growing performance. This means that all green leafy vegetable plants supplied directly from our Kent nursery represent some of the most flavoursome and succulent specimens from this broad range of vegetables.

Our green leaves and green leafy vegetable plants are supplied as compost block-grown plants. As they are supplied as live plants, once received your order will need to be planted into containers or prepared open ground as soon as possible so that the roots can quickly establish themselves and the plants can receive nutrients to continue their healthy, vigorous growth. We supply a free growing guide with each order to ensure that you are able to provide the right growing conditions for a successful harvest.

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Beetroot Plant 'Boltardy'

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A deliciously sweet beetroot which is easy to grow. Very nutritious! You can either harvest as baby beetroot or allow to grow larger for roasting.
Available from approximately Mid March 2019
Supplied as compost blocks each containing approximately four plantlets .

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Brussels Sprout Plant 'Red Ball'

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Red Brussels Sprouts have even better flavour than the green ones! A really nutty taste. Crops from September to April and well worth growing.
Available from approximately mid April 2019
Supplied as compost block grown plants.

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Leek Plant 'Shirleys' Giant Exhibition'

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Our own re-selection of the tried and trusted variety 'Musselburgh'. Very hardy and will grow to huge proportions; perfect for the exhibition bench.
Available from approximately April 2019
Supplied as as nursery fresh transplants.

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Mixed Brussels Sprout Plants

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A special blend of four old established varieties that will crop from mid September until early April. Brussels Sprouts are full of vitamins and easy to grow.
Available from approximately mid April 2019
Supplied as compost block grown plants.

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Mixed Cabbage Plants

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A selection of ten different varieties, including Savoy and Red cabbages. A very versatile vegetable that you can grow to eat all year round.
Available from approximately late March / early April 2019
Supplied as compost block grown plants.

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Mixed Lettuce Plants

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A selection of different lettuce varieties. Will give both added choice of flavour and will not all 'come' at once. Can be planted throughout the year.
Available from approximately mid April 2019
Supplied as compost block grown plants.

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Rocket Plant Mix

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So easy to grow and such amazing flavour. Cut again and again all season long for fresh, healthy and flavoursome leaves with mixed appearance.
Available from approximately mid April 2019
Supplied as compost block grown plants.

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Red Cabbage Plant Selection

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A carefully blended selection of Red Cabbage varieties to ensure cropping over a longer season. Harvest from September to late spring, depending on planting time.
Available from approximately late March / early April 2019
Supplied as compost block grown plants.

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Savoy Cabbage Plant Selection

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A blend of varieties of this extremely hardy cabbage to ensure cropping over a long period. A fantastic winter veg both for flavour and versatility.
Available from approximately late March / early April 2019
Supplied as compost block grown plants.

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Seakale Plant 'Lillywhite'

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Once a most popular vegetable this long predates Victorian times and was and often found near the seaside. Really good if forced.
Available from approximately May 2019
Supplied as compost block grown plants.

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Spinach Plant 'Amazon'

Spinach Plant 'Amazon'

An excellent variety of spinach, bred for the UK climate. Grow under protection early and late in the season to extend your cropping time. Delicious round, dark green leaves.
Available from approximately April 2019
Supplied as compost block grown plants.

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Strawbini Plant

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Eaten like Spinach with the added bonus of little strawberry-like red fruits - delicious. Also known as the Beetberry or Strawberry Spinach.
Available from approximately mid April 2019
Supplied as compost block-grown plants.

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Watercress

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An excellent, easy to grow plant that will grow in a pot, pond or boggy area of your garden. Tastes delicious and has lots of health benefits, including fighting cancer.
Available from approximately Mid March 2019
Supplied as a pot grown plant grown in a 7cm pot.

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Beetroot Plant 'Boltardy'


From £0.40 to £0.55
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Brussels Sprout Plant 'Red Ball'


From £0.40 to £0.55
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Mixed Brussels Sprout Plants


From £0.40 to £0.55
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Mixed Cabbage Plants


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Mixed Lettuce Plants


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Rocket Plant Mix


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Red Cabbage Plant Selection


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Savoy Cabbage Plant Selection


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Seakale Plant 'Lillywhite'


From £0.40 to £0.55
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Spinach Plant 'Amazon'

Spinach Plant 'Amazon'


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Strawbini Plant


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