Open Day

ELSOMS’ Open Day 2020

We are delighted to invite you to our 2020 Open Days at our trial field in Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE11 3JG.

As the UK's leading independent seed company, our Open Days are the UK's largest independent vegetable variety trials. They provide a great opportunity to see our extensive vegetable portfolio and new variety introductions to the vegetable market.

It remains business as usual for Elsoms Seeds, and our crop specialists will be available to discuss the best way we can support you and your business. 

The 2020 Vegetable Open Days take place at the Elsoms trial field in Spalding between 6th – 8th October.

Our trial field will display varieties that include:

  • Burgundy - a new purple sprouting broccoli, which has produced outstanding results in recent trials, and has demonstrated a reduction in harvesting costs 

A wide range of Brussels sprout varieties from the Elsoms/Bejo breeding programme, targetted at Christmas production:

  • Pontus - is a very vigorous variety with high quality buttons
  • Hector - is for the Christmas and late market. A very tall variety with uniformed with high quality buttons

There will also be trial plots that include root crops, alliums, salads and catch and cover crops, along with crop protection trials by Agrii and our own industry-focused trial on tolerance to thrips in white cabbage and light leaf spot in Brussels sprouts.

BASIS and NRoSO points will be available at this event.

Please RSVP by registering your attendance using the form below.