Members' Veg & Fruit Classes

VEGETABLE CLASSES

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

160  Beetroot

– three

161  Tomatoes

– five, medium, single variety

161A  Tomatoes

 – ten, cherry, single variety

162A  Tomatoes

– three for maximum weight 

163  Lettuces

– two, single variety

164 Marrow

 – one for table

166 Leeks

 – three, blanched

168  Parsnips

 – three

169  Cabbage (green)

 – one

171  Cucumbers

– two, single variety

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.

List to be used with Class 173

   Number      Vegetables       Maximum Points        Number      Vegetables            Maximum Points

   One                Cauliflower           20                               Three          Tomatoes                       18

   One                Head of Celery     20                                Six              Runner Beans               18

   Three             Carrots                 20                                Ten              Shallots                         18

   Three             Leeks                   20                                 Two            Cabbage (red or green) 15

   Three             Onions                 20                                 Two            Lettuces                         15        

   Three            Parsnips               20                                 Three          Beetroot                        15                 

   Five               Potatoes              20                                  Six              Broad Beans                 15

   Six                 Pods of Peas       20                                 Six              Dwarf Beans                  15

   Two               Cucumbers          18                                 Two             Table Marrows               10

List to be used with Classes 174

   Number      Vegetables       Maximum Points        Number      Vegetables            Maximum Points

   One                Cucumber           18                               Three            Beetroot                        15

   Three             Tomatoes             18                               Twelve          Radishes                      10

   Two                 Lettuces              15                                Six              Onions (green, salad)      5

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