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You can now order seeds via our website at anytime and over the phone from Monday to Friday 9am t

Essex has been the centre of English seed production for many centuries. Its climate and rainfall are ideal for raising plants and taking them through the growing cycle to obtain the highest quality of seed.

Kings have been following that process for over a hundred years. On our farm of some 300 acres, we have been selecting and maintaining seed stocks longer than most. We are now unique in that Kings is the last surviving wholesale horticultural seed merchant in the country.

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Delivery can take up to 14-21 working days.

Although some agreement has been reached between the UK and EU regarding import/export requiremen

Seeds and sundries £2
Fruit or potatoes incur an additional £3.50
Fruits and potatoes are sent separate from seeds.

Each year Kings Seeds produce a special NAS Members catalogue for both individuals and association members that is despatched in early August. The prices in this catalogue are already discounted by 40% on mail order prices and Associations receive further discounts for bulk orders; this is a valuable benefit for our members.

Additional Order Forms and Catalogues are ONLY available from the National Allotment Society at [email protected] or tel 01536 266576.

Postage and Packing

Society Orders – Simply collect all the green order forms and payment from your members, collate the data and enter on the summary sheet. Send all the forms along with the top three copies of the summary sheet and payment to Kings. Please include the £1.30 per head fee for individual packing.

Association affiliates who choose delivery to their home address will incur the same postage charges as individuals below.

These items are for direct delivery to your affiliate member and have a lorry symbol against the product, and although their cost should be added with your total remittance on the summary sheet, they will be despatched straight to your member’s address, when the goods become available. Please ensure we have your member’s full name, address and telephone number and any specific delivery instructions.

Click Here for the excel file to collate large orders.

I've been waiting nearly 6 weeks for my order thus far not the 14-21 working days they publish.
I've given 2 stars rather than 1 because they did deliver last spring during the pandemic

We are doing our absolute utmost to get orders processed as quickly as possible with most staff working late evenings and weekends to get orders picked, packed and sent out.

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Please contact our customer service department by email: [email protected] to find out more about your order.

I ordered on a Sunday and everything arrived 10 working days later. This is satisfactory – not as quick as some but OK. So 4 stars for that. Would have been 5 stars if slightly earlier.

Along with the situation with COVID and keeping our staff safe which is our highest priority. The restrictions with social distancing have meant we are unable to bring in any more staff to deal with the extra workload, which is what we would normally do.