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Salad Leaves 'Speedy' (Start-A-Garden™ Range)

Arugula, Rucola, Garden Cress, Japanese Greens, Oriental Mustard, Salad Rocket

Half-hardy Annual

Harvest within 25 days and ideal for containers on the patio! A quick growing mix for gardeners who cannot wait! A tasty blend of tastes, textures, colours and leaf shapes for sandwiches, salads and garnishes or used as 'baby' leaves. Quickest during summer but can be sown all year indoors.

Ideal For:
patio, kitchen garden, greenhouse
Sowing Months:
March, April, May, June, July, August, September
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (500 seeds)

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    • Despatch: Within 1 days
    • £0.99
Where to sow: Best sown thinly in a pot on the windowsill regularly from October to February for fresh leaves all year round or can be direct sown outdoors.
Preparation: Indoors - fill a pot or pots with good seed sowing compost. Outdoors - prepare the soil by raking until it is fine and crumbly, removing any large stones.
Sowing: Sow very thinly outdoors, 1cm (1/2in) deep in drills 7.5cm (3in) apart or in pots. Thin seedlings if necessary, when large enough to handle, to 1cm (1/2in) apart.
Growing: Keep weed free and water well during dry periods. Harvest baby salad leaves as required, by picking a few leaves from each plant.
Water salad leaves regularly. Dry weather may cause plants to bolt so watering is particularly critical. Harvest baby salad leaves when required by picking a few leaves from each plant.
Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above.

Despatch: Within 24 hours applies to orders placed online from Sunday to Thursday. Orders placed online on Friday or Saturday will be despatched on Monday. Please note that for Bank Holiday weekends, orders placed Friday to Sunday will be despatched on Tuesday.

Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


Please see our Delivery / P&P page for further details and details of any surcharges that may apply to certain destinations.

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