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The St Wulstan’s Founder’s Trophy will be awarded to the winner of Vegetable & Fruit class section.

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Section Rules

  • Vegetables & Fruit will be judged as per the RHS Horticultural Show Handbook.
  • Roots of non-root vegetables must be gently washed clean and should be no more than 100mm
    (4”) long.
  • All root vegetables should be cleaned gently, with tops trimmed to no more than 75mm (3”)
  • Exhibitors must provide their own plates, baskets, etc.
  • An exhibitor may enter up to two entries per class.
  • Display the name of the variety of the exhibit; if the variety is unknown then the exhibit should
    be marked “unknown”.
ClassDescription
Class 301The Housewives Choice Competition Seasonal display of three distinct kinds of vegetable
Class 302Seasonal display of three distinct kinds of salad vegetables
Class 303Six different cut herbs in individual containers (space not to exceed 300 x 300mm)
Herbs should be labelled.
Class 304Beetroot, three
Class 305Carrots, three
Class 306Parsnips, three
Class 307Beans, Runner, six pods
Class 308Beans, French, six pods
Class 309Cabbage, one
Class 310Cucumber, two
Class 311Leeks, two
Class 312Onions, three, 250g and over
Class 313Onions, three, under 250g
Class 314Shallots, seven, not exceeding 30mm in diameter
Class 315Shallots, five, culinary
Class 316Potatoes, white, five, one variety
Class 317Potatoes, coloured, five, one variety
Class 318Tomatoes, five
Class 319Tomatoes, six, small fruited and cherry cultivars
Class 320Courgettes, two, between 100-200mm, with flowers
Class 321Garlic globes, three
Class 322Marrows, matching pair
Class 323Any other vegetable not included above, two
Class 324Any combination of three fruits
Class 325Growing herbs or vegetable in an unusual container (not to exceed 210 x 297mm)
Class 326The Northwick Road Allotments (NORA) Competition ‘My Busy Allotment’ - An arrangement to reflect a productive British allotment, designed in either a trug or basket. To consist of a mix of flowers, fruit and vegetables (not to exceed 500 x
300mm)
Class 327A collection of three types of vegetables taken from the following list, the required quantity of each vegetable is given in brackets: carrots (3), cauliflower(2), onions (3) parsnips (3), peas (6 pods) potatoes (3), runner beans (6 pods), tomatoes (6), french beans (6 pods), sweetcorn (2), pepper (3), cucumber (2), courgette (3), red beet (3), aubergine (2).
Class 328UNDER 18s ONLY Seasonal display of 3 different kinds of vegetables or salad veg
Class 329UNDER 18s ONLY Growing herbs or vegetable in an unusual container (not to exceed
210 x 297mm)

Judging

Judges will look for meritorious and defective features. The Worcester Show aims to encourage the competitive spirit amongst amateurs. Therefore the ‘professional’ judging using a points system will not be used but Judges can refer to the ‘RHS Horticultural Show Handbook’ guide to organising, judging and competing in a show’ can be found at https://shop.rhs.org.uk/books/rhs-publications/rhs-horticultural-show-handbook

Notes compiled by Bill Simpson, Worcester Show, Floral and Fruit & Vegetable Judge.