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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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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)

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £0.99

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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    • 1 packet (600 rocket seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £1.99

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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    • 1 packet (1250 lettuce seeds)

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    • £1.99

Radish 'French Breakfast 3'

Raphanus sativus

 Customer Rating
  • 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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    • 1 packet (1000 radish seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.09

Rocket 'Astra'

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

A British bred Rocket which replaces our popular variety 'Skyrocket'. Rocket 'Astra' is vigorous, with superb bolting tolerance even under poor soil or advesrse weather conditions. The finely cut leaves have a traditional peppery flavour and make an attractive addition to salad bowls or wilted as a replacement for spinach. This easy to grow salad crop can be harvested in just 21 days from sowing. It's improved vigour makes Rocket 'Astra' ideal for growing all year round, in an unheated greenhouse or under cloches during the winter months. 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 (750 rocket seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £1.99

Cucumber 'Burpless Tasty Green' F1 Hybrid

Cucumis sativus

 Customer Rating
  • 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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    • 1 packet (10 cucumber seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.69

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)

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £2.19

Rocket

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

A little known but very useful salad plant, Rocket can be used raw in salads or cooked lightly when it makes a delicious spinach substitute. Late summer sowings of Rocket will carry on cropping into the winter if the plants are protected by cloches.

 

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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    • 1 packet (500 rocket seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.19

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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    • 1 packet (4 cucumber seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £3.99

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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How to grow cucumbers

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    • 1 packet (4 cucumber seeds)

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    • £3.99

Lettuce 'Chartwell' (Romaine)

Lactuca sativa

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One of the tastiest Romaine lettuce varieties, and renowned for its crunchy texture and the sweetest flavour. Lettuce 'Chartwell' produces quality hearts even during hotter summer conditions, showing excellent resistance to downy mildew and good bolting tolerance. Romaine Lettuce 'Chartwell' produces mature hearts in 75 days, or can be sown thickly for 'cut and come again' or baby leaf. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 25cm (10").
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    • 1 packet (500 lettuce seeds)

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    • £2.69

Mooli Radish 'Neptune' F1 Hybrid

Raphanus sativus

Increasingly popular for their pure white roots with a crisp, mild flavour that won't go pithy. The pure white, crisp fleshed, mild flavoured roots of Mooli Radish 'Neptune', grow up to 25cm (10") long. Fully winter hardy, this mooli radish is best grown for autumn and winter production. Roots remain in perfect condition over a long period, and they can be lifted and stored the same as other root crops. This tasty variety also shows excellent resistance to bolting. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12").

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.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (100 mooli radish seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £3.99