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Working with Aberystwyth University.

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The crops we grow.

We are the UK's leading commercial brassica plant grower,

delivering specialist horticultural expertise your business can trust.

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Carbon Footprint

The company aims to reduce, reuse and recycle within all aspects of the business.

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Recycling Resources

Water is a significant resource with massive cost implications for our sowing and nursery operation, so water is our number one recycling priority.

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Renewable Energy

We utilise this renewable energy with 150kw of solar panels around the site.

Nursery Self


Sustainability and the impact our operations have on the local and broader environment are concerns that are central to our company strategies and working practices, and we recognise that adopting future developments and advances as they become available is crucial for continued growth at Fountain Plants Ltd.

Sowing Period

All year round.

In glass approx.

6 weeks summer

Early Sown


Early planted


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Sowing Period

August to May

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Sowing Period

August to May

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Sowing Period

August to May

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Sowing Period

August to May

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Brussels Sprouts

Sowing Period

August to May

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Sowing Period

August to May

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Sowing Period

August to May

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Pac Choi

Sowing Period

August to May

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Sowing Period

August to May

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From Seed to Field

We supply various plant plug sizes:

126, 216, 345, 504 in module trays. 840 in Planttape® for raising leeks and lettuce.

We Specialise in Brassica, we also raise other crops.

Over 50 years of experience with brassicas enables us to personalise our services and successfully fulfil each customer's growing requirements. See below the current range of plants we grow on for UK growers.

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Glasshouse & Irrigation


Continued expansion of our glasshouse planting capacity led us to create 12 individual freshwater irrigation reservoirs around the site; together with our computer-controlled irrigation system, these are among the best and most cost-effective investments made over the years.

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