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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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    • 1 packet (1250 lettuce seeds)

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    • £1.99

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

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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    • 1 packet (1000 radish seeds)

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    • £2.09

Lettuce 'Sweet Success' (Iceberg/Romaine)

Lactuca sativa

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"). More info
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Lettuce 'Elyburg' (Iceberg/Cos)

Lactuca sativa

This breeding breakthrough is a unique cross between Iceberg and Little Gem Cos lettuce. Taking the best characteristics from both parents, Lettuce ‘Eleyburg’ combines the sweet crunch of Iceberg with the nutrients, flavour and dark colour of Little Gem Cos. Marketed as a ‘Gemberg’, the neat heads of this compact lettuce have an attractive rosebud appearance. With superb bolting tolerance and downy mildew resistance, Lettuce ‘Eleyberg’ is ideal for successional sowings. Height and spread: 20cm (8"). More info
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Lettuce 'Winter Gem' (Cos)

Lactuca sativa

A specially bred Cos Lettuce for sowing under cover from September to January. Although not suitable for growing outdoors, hardy Lettuce 'Winter Gem' is ideal for cropping in an unheated greenhouse or cold frame for overwinter production. The small but delicious, crunchy, sweet hearts are equal in taste to 'Little Gem' making this variety perfect for winter salads. Height: 20cm (8”). More info
    • 1 packet (150 lettuce seeds)

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    • £2.69

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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    • 1 packet (500 seeds)

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    • £2.69

Radish 'French Breakfast 4 - Francis'

Raphanus sativus

The delicate flavour of French Breakfast Radishes is renowned, and this one is no exception. Bunching Radish ‘French Breakfast 4 - Francis’ improves upon popular varieties ‘Mirabeau’ and ‘Flamboyant’. Its top quality, uniform roots are cylindrical with tender, crisp white flesh. This quick maturing radish tolerates summer heat well, and matures in just 25 days. Perfect for successional sowings from March right through to September. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 10cm (4").

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

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    • 1 packet (500 radish seeds)

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    • £2.09

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)

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    • £2.19

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 rocket seeds)

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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.


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    • 1 packet (100 seeds)

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    • £3.99

Radish 'Rudi'

Raphanus sativus

An RHS AGM variety with colourful rosy red skins and crisp, gently tangy flesh. Unlike some varieties, Radish 'Rudi' is slow to turn pithy, so crops can be enjoyed over a longer period. This colourful radish is easy to grow outdoors and can be forced under glass or in a frame for earlier crops. 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.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (300 radish seeds)

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    • £2.89