Tozer Seeds developed the world’s first commercial F1 hybrid celery varieties and now lead the world in celery varietal development. The focus of our breeding programme is very closely linked to the needs of the various international end-market requirements. We breed for yield, resistance to bolting, good flavour, field holding ability and disease resistance. Many of our newest varieties have been created specifically for international markets such as the USA.
TZ 7708 Cleopatra is our brand new hybrid for early and mid-season celery production. It is particularly good for prepacking in the early season due to its slow bolt. This variety has a great mid green colour and low side shoots. It grows quickly and stands well. Performance is especially good in an unpredictable early season.
This is our newest celery introduction for early and main season cropping to run alongside Victoria. Extensive UK trials have shown this variety to be quick to mature and gain weight early in the season and often slower to bolt than Victoria. With similar colour and texture to Victoria as well as excellent eating qualities we believe this variety will…
This hybrid celery has a tall, dark stick variety ideal for mid-season plantings onwards. It performs extremely well in the USA where it displays excellent fusarium resistance. It produces heavy yields with relatively smooth petioles and easily trimmed sticks. A compact tidy plant. The flavour is consistent with a typical mild celery taste. It is tall and as a result…
This is the UK’s market leader for early and mid-season celery production. This variety is mid green colour, tall with fleshy petioles. This quick growing hybrid has good standing ability, is slow to bolt from early plantings and performs well under difficult spring conditions. Victoria is one of the best flavoured celery varieties available.