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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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Cucumber 'Diva'

Cucumis sativus, Cucumber 'La Diva'

Greenhouse/ outdoor type.

This prolific variety produces high yields of mini cucumbers that are perfect for snacking or adding to lunchboxes. The 12cm (5") fruits have smooth, glossy skins and seedless flesh that is refreshingly crisp and sweet. Cucumber 'Diva' is all female flowering, and shows good resistance to downy and powdery mildew so you can be sure of a good crop. A superb variety that is suitable for indoor and outdoor cultivation, preferably trained against a support. Height: 3m (9'). Spread: 45cm (18").

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    • 1 packet (10 cucumber seeds)

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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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    • 1 packet (500 wild rocket seeds)

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Cucumber 'Long White'

Cucumis sativus

Greenhouse type.

Cucumber 'Long White' is not just a novelty! The firm flesh is sweet and juicy, with a pleasant tang that will add flavour to your salads without a bitter after taste. The tender, white skins are so thin that they won't even need peeling. This attractive variety is a good cropper when trained against supports in the greenhouse. Height: 3m (9'). Spread: 45cm (18").

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Watercress

Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum

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A delightful salad plant either by itself or tossed with other salad ingredients and delicious with cheese sandwiches or with a cheese dip - it even makes superb cold soups. The dark green peppery flavoured leaves of Water Cress are rich in vitamins and minerals including vitamin C and iron. Although usually grown commercially in water it can be grown in the garden soil provided it is given plenty of water and will crop from early summer till around Christmas if protected with cloches etc. You can also grow it in a container stood in a saucer of water.

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Cucumber 'Burpless Tasty Green' F1 Hybrid

Cucumis sativus

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  • The best outdoor cucumber

Outdoor type.

Cucumber 'Burpless Tasty Green' produces crisp, delicious fruits with no bitterness, and as the name suggests, are easy to digest. The 25cm (10") long cucumbers are packed with flavour and have a very high vitamin content. Grow this ridge type trained against a support either outdoors or in the greenhouse. Height: 3m (9'). Spread: 45cm (18").

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Cucumber 'Vega' F1 Hybrid

Cucumis sativus

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Outdoor type.

Crunchy cucumbers with a good flavour and no bitter after taste. Cucumber 'Vega' produces good yields of 12cm (5") long mini fruits throughout the summer if picked regularly. With good powdery mildew tolerance, this variety is perfect for outdoor cultivation, especially when trained against supports. Height: 3m (9'). Spread: 45cm (18").

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Cucumber 'Bella' F1 Hybrid

Cucumis sativus

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Greenhouse type

This all female greenhouse variety produces good yields of long, 35cm (14") fruits with a superb cucumber flavour and no bitter aftertaste. With a vigorous habit and good tolerance to powdery mildew, Cucumber 'Bella' makes a reliable variety when grown in an unheated greenhouse against supports. Height: 3m (9'). Spread: 45cm (18").

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Cucumber 'Cucino' F1 Hybrid

Cucumis sativus

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Greenhouse/ Outdoors type.

Perfect lunchbox snacks - these exciting little 'cucino' cucumbers can be eaten straight from the plant without peeling. Cucumber 'Cucino' produces crisp, flavoursome mini-fruits prolifically throughout the season. This RHS AGM variety can be grown against supports in the greenhouse or in a sheltered position outdoors. Height: 3m (9'). Spread: 45cm (18").



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Gherkin 'Diamant' F1 Hybrid

Cucumis sativus, Ridge Cucumber

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An early ripening and prolific cropping gherkin, producing short, firm fleshed, tasty fruits ideal for pickling, or used in salads. Has both downy and powdery mildew tolerance so the healthy plants produce fruits over a long season.
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Cucumber 'Crystal Apple'

Cucumis sativus

Outdoor type.

This fascinating heritage variety originates from Australia in the early 1900's. Cucumber 'Crystal Apple' crops prolifically if the large golf ball sized fruits are picked regularly. The crisp, tender flesh has a sweet flavour with no bitter after taste. This outdoor variety is best grown against a support, or it can be left to trail on the ground if preferred. Height: 3m (9'). Spread: 45cm (18").

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    • 1 packet (20 cucumber seeds)

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Sorrel 'Blood Veined'

Rumex acetosa, Dock, Spinach Dock

Crimson veins stand out from the bright green foliage of Sorrel ‘Blood Veined’. The attractive leaves add a sharp, tangy flavour to mixed salads. Widely used in French cuisine, young sorrel leaves are also particularly flavoursome in fish dishes, soups, stews and sauces. Grow this hardy perennial herb as an annual for its colourful foliage that looks equally at home dotted throughout the front of borders as well as in the herb garden or vegetable plot. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 40cm (16"). More info
    • 1 packet (300 sorrel seeds)

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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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