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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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Salad Leaves 'Speedy Mix'

Arugula, Rucola, Garden Cress, Japanese Greens, Oriental Mustard

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  • Ready in 25 days!

A really quick growing mix for those gardeners who cannot wait! Salad Leaves Speedy Mixed produces a tasty blend of tastes, textures, colours and leaf shapes for sandwiches, salads and garnishes. Quickest during the summer months when Speedy Mixed will produce 'salad leaves' in about 25 days, but can also be sown all year indoors. Contents: Salad Rocket Victoria, Greek Cress, Mizuna, Mustard Green & Red Frills, Pak Choi Canton White.

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    • 1 packet (1000 salad seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
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    • £2.69

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").

Useful links:

How to grow cucumbers

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    • 1 packet (10 cucumber seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £3.99

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 April 2016
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    • £2.29

Lettuce 'Ultimate Mixed'

Lactuca sativa

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Forget supermarket salad bags! Sow this exciting mix of named varieties every week to ten days for a constant supply of fresh salad leaves through the season. Lettuce ‘Ultimate Mixed’ contains a range of colours, tastes and textures, both leaf and hearting types, for harvest throughout summer and autumn. Excellent green aphid and mildew resistance means you can produce top quality lettuce without the need of chemical sprays. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

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    • 1 packet (200 lettuce seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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    • £2.99

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").

Useful links:

How to grow cucumbers

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    • 1 packet (25 cucumber seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £1.99

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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Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (1000 radish seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £2.29

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)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £1.99

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
    • 1 packet (200 lettuce seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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    • £2.69

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
    • 1 packet (200 lettuce seeds)

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    • £2.69
    • Out of stock

Salad Leaves 'Bright and Spicy'

Pak Choy, Choy Sum, Japanese Greens, Garden Cress, Oriental Mustard

A bright blend of coloured salad leaves, Bright & Spicy Salad Leaves consist of milder flavoured Pak Choy Golden Yellow, Choy Sum and Mizuna, plus a hint of spice from the Greek cress and mustard Red Frills. Bright & Spicy Salad Leaves are delightful added to salads, sandwiches and garnishes. More info
    • 1 packet (1000 salad seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of January 2016
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    • £1.99

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 November 2015
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    • £2.99

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").

Useful links:

How to grow cucumbers

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    • 1 packet (10 cucumber seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £2.99