As one of the UK’s largest mail order seed and plant companies, Thompson & Morgan would not be where they are today without plant breeders. It’s a job which means looking for the usual, new, exciting and successful new plants. Charles, a plant breeder for T&M explained to Ken Crowther what he is working on at the moment.
One of the real stars of the new Thompson & Morgan catalogue is a brand new vegetable – egg and chips a combination of the aubergine or egg plant and potato. Michael Perry from Thompson and Morgan told Ken Crowther there is potential for more duo vegetables in the future.
Ipswich based seed and plant merchants, Thompson and Morgan introduce the tom tato, a plant which grows tomatoes and potatoes last year. Michael Perry told Ken Crowther how they produced the plant with a clever grafting technique.