Members’ Veg & Fruit Classes

Members' Veg & Fruit Classes

VEGETABLE CLASSES

59    Marrow Championship

– one for weight

71   Culinary Herbs

 – collection of four Culinary Herbs selected from the following:

Balm, Basil, Chervil, Dill, Hyssop, Marjoram, Mint,     Parsley, Rosemary, Rue, Sage, Summer or Winter   Savoury, Tarragon, Thyme

to be displayed in four small bunches in a single container, or in four individual matching containers.  These herbs should not have flowers.

150  Onions

 – three

151  Onions

 – three, not exceeding 10 oz (300 g) each

152  Potatoes

–  five, white, any named variety, exhibited on a paper plate

153  Potatoes

 – five, coloured, any named variety, exhibited on a paper plate

154  Potato Collection

 – collection of three named varieties, five of each, displayed on a tray not  exceeding 18” x 24” (600 x 450 mm)

155  Runner Beans

 – five

156  Dwarf Beans (round)

– five

157  Shallots

 – six for exhibition

158  Shallots

 – ten for pickling, not exceeding 30 mm diam

159  Carrots

 – three

161  Tomatoes

– five, medium, single variety

161A  Tomatoes

 – ten, cherry, single variety

162A  Tomatoes

– three for maximum weight

163  Lettuces

– two, single variety

166 Leeks

 – three, blanched

168  Parsnips

 – three

169  Cabbage (green)

 – two single variety

171  Cucumbers

– one for table

172  Any other vegetable

– one, specimen, any kind not already included in Members’ Vegetable Classes

 173  Reg Barrett Memorial Cup

– collection of vegetables, six kinds, displayed within the confines of a tray not  exceeding 27” x 27” (685 x 685 mm).  See below for permissible vegetables,  required number of items and points available

174  Salad Collection

 – collection of salad vegetables, three kinds, displayed within the confines of  a tray not exceeding 18” x 18” (460 x 460 mm).  See below for permissible  vegetables, required number of items and points available

175  Capsicums

– two, single variety

176  Chillies

 – three, single variety

177  Bucket of Potatoes

 – maximum weight of tubers from a single seed potato (see below for details)

178  Heaviest Potato

 – heaviest single tuber, any variety

179  Longest Bean

– single bean for maximum length, any variety

178  Ugliest Carrot

– single carrot for amusement value, any variety

FRUIT CLASSES

All fruit exhibits to be displayed on white paper plates

180  Apples

– three, cooking

181  Apples

– three, dessert

182  Pears

– three

183  Plums

– five

184  Blackberries

– nine

185  Raspberries

– nine

186  Any other fruit

 – one, specimen, any kind not already included in Members’ Fruit Classes, for example: one melon, one bunch of grapes, or one string of red currants.

Please note that Rhubarb is not a fruit.

Rules for Class 177, Bucket of Potatoes

This Class is for a single seed potato purchased from the Club (following the April Meeting) and grown in a three-gallon builders’ bucket (or similar). No collars or extensions of any sort are permitted.

The plant, still in its bucket and compost, is to be brought to the Hall by 10.00 am on the morning of the Show for weighing.  The first prize will be awarded to the exhibit with the greatest weight of tubers after cleaning and washing.

The normal Members’ Class entry fee must be paid.

Prizes for Class 177:

First                  £3.00

Second             £2.00

Third                £1.00