New high yielding brassica varieties on display at Elsoms Seeds open day in Lincolnshire have impressed buyers. A cross between a smooth, green and crinkly leafed Savoy-type, as yet only identified by the code BJ1968, IT can be harvested until the end of October. Another, Visa, is compact and available until February. Elsoms Seeds has also recorded success with a fast maturing summer cauliflower called Somerset which takes only 70 days to grow Belstar, one of several strains of broccoli which have been under trial for three years to fill a niche between July and October, has proved more resistant to spear rot. {{FRESH PRODUCE }}