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Salad Seeds


Our range of salad seeds features many different types of lettuce, plus radishes, cucumbers, celery and tasty salad leaves. Quick-growing salads and radishes can be grown as 'catch crops' between rows of garlic, onions, carrots and other slower growing veg to make the most of the space in your vegetable plot.



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Lettuce 'Little Gem' (Cos)

Lactuca sativa

Cos Lettuce 'Little Gem' is one of the earliest varieties to mature, producing small compact plants which are packed with a crisp, sweet heart. This RHS Award of Garden Merit cultivar grows well under cloches and also has excellent root aphid resistance making it a gardener's favourite. Height and spread: 20cm (8").
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Radish 'French Breakfast 3'

Raphanus sativus

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  • RHS Award of Garden Merit

This popular old variety has stood the test of time. It's crisp, crunchy, cylindrical roots have a strong, clean flavour that spice up your summer salads. An RHS AGM variety, Radish 'French Breakfast 3', produces reliable crops of attractive red skinned roots with bright white tips. An ideal crop for containers, window boxes and greenhouse borders. Sow regularly for continuous succulent roots throughout the summer. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 10cm (4").

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.


Companion planting: Try growing radishes with mint to deter flea beetles, which chew irregular holes in the leaves.


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Rocket 'Apollo'

Eruca vesicaria subsp. sativa, Arugula, Rucola, Roquette, Mediterranean Rocket

Rocket Apollo is a fast growing salad rocket with large, rounded, tender leaves, and an excellent peppery taste but no bitterness. Plants are slow to bolt but Rocket Apollo is best harvested as young leaves or as cut and come again salads. A rich source of vitamin C. Flavour guide: Peppery, best eaten when leaves are young. Easy to grow, can be ready to harvest in 25 days.

 

Culinary note: Rocket flowers are edible.

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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Lettuce 'Warpath'

Lactuca sativa

  • Heat tolerant and suited to smaller plots

A baby lettuce as hardy as its name suggests! Lettuce Warpath is one of the most heat tolerant varieties you'll grow, making it the perfect option for summer salads. Grow this mini lettuce right through to autumn will little risk of bolting.


A unique crossing combines the best of both iceberg and cos varieties - dense crunchy hearts are wrapped in attractive looser leaves, producing compact 'one-meal' plants that can be squeezed into small veg patches and patio containers or grown in traditional rows where space allows. Sow little and often every two weeks between March and August for a constant supply. Mature heads are ready in around 75 days. Alternatively grow as a baby leaf variety. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 20cm (8").
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Lettuce 'Little Gem Pearl' (Cos)

Lactuca sativa

Lettuce 'Little Gem Pearl' is a special selection of the ever-popular 'Little Gem' variety. This compact Cos Lettuce produces small, sweet, hearts of outstanding flavour with a crisp, juicy texture. With good mildew resistance, this variety is perfect for growing in containers and small spaces. Height and spread: 20cm (8"). More info
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Lettuce 'Arctic King' (Butterhead)

Lactuca sativa

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Specially bred for autumn sowing, Lettuce 'Arctic King' is well known for its exceptional cold resistance. This large Butterhead variety produces tasty light green heads with crinkled leaves for harvesting in spring. Lettuce 'Autumn King' is suitable for growing outdoors in winter but will benefit from cloche protection during particularly cold weather. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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Lettuce 'Sweet Success' (Iceberg/Romaine)

Lactuca sativa

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A unique Iceberg x Romaine Cos that won't disappoint! After 5 years, a breeding breakthrough has finally combined the crunchy sweetness of an Iceberg Lettuce with the higher nutrition and darker leaf colour of a Romaine type. So Lettuce 'Sweet Success' looks better, tastes better and is better for you too! This tasty variety also shows superb resistance to downy mildew. The perfect choice for your salad bowl this summer. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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Wild Rocket 'Dragon's Tongue'

Diplotaxis tenuifolia, Arugula, Rucola, Roquette, Mediterranean Rocket, Annual Wall-Rocket

Wild Rocket is becoming increasingly popular for its spicy, peppery flavour. British bred variety, Wild Rocket 'Dragons Tongue' is resilient and slow to bolt, coping well with our varying soils and weather conditions. The serrated leaves are dark green with attractive purple veining. This short lived perennial salad crop is ideal for adding life to salads, sandwiches and garnishes, or wilting as an alternative to spinach. With successional sowings in an unheated greenhouse, this tasty wild rocket will provide fresh, peppery salad leaves all year round. Height and spread: 15cm (6") if harvested regularly or up to 60cm (24") if left uncropped.

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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Corn Salad 'Cavallo'

Valerianella locusta, Lamb's Lettuce, Mache

Corn Salad Cavallo keeps on producing a mass of fresh flavoured, deep green 'lamb's lettuce' leaves. A late summer sowing will guarantee winter salads.
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Lettuce 'All The Year Round' (Butterhead)

Lactuca sativa

This versatile, reliable Butterhead variety is ideal for successional sowings throughout the year. Medium heads with solid, crisp hearts are produced from hardy reliable plants, even in dry weather. Autumn sowings should be grown under cloches or in a cold greenhouse for overwintering, but can be harvested in spring for early salads. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info
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Lamb's Lettuce 'Favor'

Valerianella locusta, Corn Salad, Mache

Lamb's Lettuce 'Favor' forms rosettes of dark green, glossy, rounded leaves with a mild yet distinctively nutty flavour. Packed with nutrients, these useful salad leaves are often found in supermarket packs of mixed salad, but are equally tasty as a steamed vegetable. This delicious Corn Salad has an upright habit that reduces the risk of soil splash or disease. Surprisingly weather tolerant, Lamb's Lettuce 'Favor' is perfect for early winter salads outdoors, or grown all year round as a protected crop. Height and spread: 15cm (6"). More info
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Salad Leaves 'Land Cress'

Barbarea verna, Upland Cress, American Cress, Winter Cress

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Tasty water cress substitute, Land Cress is ready in 7-8 weeks. Sow seeds from early spring onwards, over-winters too. Vitamin, iron and calcium rich cress which tastes almost like watercress but has a smaller leaf providing a continuous supply over a long period. Salad Leaves Land Cress is easy to grow and does best in a cool moist soil and part shade.

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