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Courgette tops Runner Bean as Veg 2 Gro Bestseller
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Courgette tops Runner Bean as Veg 2 Gro Bestseller

While Tomatoes sell most in total volume for Veg plants, it is a single line of Courgettte plants that tops our Veg 2 Gro chart this week.  Quantil Courgette, 8cm pots, have sold more than Runner Bean White Emergo which is usually No 1 at this time of year.

  • Quantil Tomato Sweet Aperitif, 8.5cm, is the highest chart climber of the week, up 28 places to No 16.
  • Sweetcorn Earlibird from Barnsfold in 12 Packs is the highest placed new entry at No 41.
  • Farplants Novelty Tomato Tumbling Tiger is also a new entry at No 44.
The UK Garden Centre Bestsellers Veg 2 Grow Chart  
Week Ending Sunday 20th May 2018  
This Week Last Week  Product Description  Barcode Volume Sales Change
1 3 Quantil Courgette 8cm 5060033672112  
2 12 Quantil Runner Bean White Emergo Strips 5060033670347 Increase
3 4 Quantil Tomato Supersweet 100 8cm 5060033672341  
4 1 Nursery Fresh Plants Strawberries 9cm 5060109680379  
5 2 Quantil Cucumber F1 8cm 5060033672136  
6 14 Quantil Cucumber Snack 9cm 5060033672624 Increase
7 13 Quantil Tomato Gardeners Delight 8cm 5060033672280  
8 10 Quantil Cucumber Mini 8cm 5060033672143  
9 9 Quantil Tomato Tumbling Red Tom 8cm 5060033672372  
10 24 Farplants Oregano Country Cream 5019945917569 Increase
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