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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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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 (267 radish seeds - seed tape)

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £2.99
    • 1 packet (750 radish seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £2.29

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)

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £2.99

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: By end of August 2016
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    • £1.99 £0.99

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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    • 1 packet (200 lettuce seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £2.69

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 August 2016
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    • £2.29

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 watercress seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £2.99

Cutting Celery

Apium graveolens var. dulce

The slender stems and leaves of immature celery plants can be grown as a cutting herb. Use just a few leaves instead of mature celery stems to flavour soups and stews or use in salads and garnishes. Grow some cutting celery on the windowsill for a constant supply of tasty fresh young leaves. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 15cm (6"). More info
    • 1 packet (1000 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £1.99 £0.99

Radish 'Rainbow Mixed'

Raphanus sativus

Brighten up your salad bowl with this visually stunning selection of coloured-skinned radishes. Vibrant roots of purple, red, white and gold contain crisp, white flesh with a refreshing, tangy flavour. Radish 'Rainbow Mixed' is quick growing and can be harvested in as little as 28 days from sowing - perfect for growing successional crops throughout 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 (500 radish seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £1.99

Lettuce 'Chartwell' (Romaine)

Lactuca sativa

 Customer Rating
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)

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £2.69 £0.99

Radish 'Mars' F1 Hybrid - RHS endorsed vegetable seeds

Raphanus sativus

This RHS AGM radish has really impressed us in both field trials and taste tests. If you like an ornamental quality to the veg patch, or grow for the show bench, you'll appreciate the neat leafy tops and uniform bright red roots of Radish Mars F1. More importantly you'll love this mild tasting radish for its crisp, juicy texture and visual appeal on the plate. Mars F1 offers a slightly thicker damage-free skin, strong enough to withstand harvesting, washing and preparation without detracting from taste or texture.

Indeed Mars F1 is top for texture! Other radishes soon turn pithy but not Radish Mars F1, meaning you can leaves roots in the ground twice as long as other varieties, giving you the longest harvesting window possible. This vigorous radish is easy to grow outdoors and can be sown under glass or on windowsills for early crops. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 10cm (4").

These vegetable seeds are endorsed by the RHS.
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    • 1 packet (275 radish seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £0.99

Radish 'Cherry Belle'

Raphanus sativus

 Customer Rating
This fast maturing variety produces early crops of sweet and succulent, mildly flavoured radish. The globe shaped roots of Radish 'Cherry Belle' have appealing bright red skins and a crisp, crunchy texture. This RHS AGM variety is best sown successionally for ongoing crops throughout summer that are very slow go woody. 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

More info
    • 1 packet (500 radish seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £1.99