Products beginning with the letter A


Producing large yields of slender, smooth, straight pods of good colour, Aintree's excellent flavour makes it a very popular variety.

Albion F1

Albion has a very white skin finish which is noticeably slow to discolour. Suitable for retail trade and also popular for processing.


Striking purple skinned variety that contrasts very well with the crisp white flesh. Slow to go pithy, good shape and strong tops.

Amsterdam Forcing

Our own stock of this quick developing half long variety. One of the earliest for forcing outdoors or under cloches.

Ailsa Craig

Large globe shaped bulbs with pale straw coloured skin giving reasonable yields. A good seed stock popular for plant sale and for exhibition.


A more robust darker green leaf gives Adventurer a longer shelf life. This variety has a great flavour and texture, and good bolting tolerance. Plant breeder's rights applied for.

Archer F1

A heavier 'bolder' parsnip of more traditional obovate to broad obtriangular shape. Long uniform roots with the traditional parsnip off white/pale cream colour.

Astor F1

Hybrid sweet Italian `Corno di Toro' type producing large long tapered fruits, ripening green to golden yellow at maturity. Thick flesh and sweet flavoured with good shelf life. Ideal for stuffing and roasting. TMV resistant.

Advantage F1

Hybrid variety for hearted production in spring and autumn as well as greens production for spring, summer and autumn.

Apero F1

High quality, red cherry plum variety with superb flavour and extremely attractive appearance. Strong vigorous open plant habit.


Attractive and versatile red skinned variety (A. cepa type) with mild flavour and crisp texture. For spring, summer and autumn production.

Alfresco F1 TZ 4044

High yields of very pale green 'white' fruit which have higher dry matter content than standard dark green varieties, resulting in superb eating quality.

Agincourt F1

Tall first late season variety for trial. Agincourt is high yielding, with good tolerance to lodging. Holds well in difficult weather conditions. Buttons are uniform and sweet.