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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.



We have found 33 products.
 

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: Within 1 days
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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: By end of October 2015
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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 September 2015
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    • £2.69

Salad Leaves 'Colourfully Mild Mix' - Kew Collection Seeds

Brassica rapa var. nipposinica, Brassica rapa var. chinensis, Brassica rapa var. perviridis, Japanese Greens, Japanese Mustard Spinach, Chinese Cabbage, Pak Choi, Bok Choy

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A fast-growing salad leaf mix, colourful and mild tasting, ideal for sowing in containers outside throughout the summer, and inside on a windowsill during the winter. A 'Cut 'n' Come Again' mix ready to cut from 25 days in summer and 50 days during winter.

Mixture contains : Red Mizuna, Broad Leaf Mizuna, Golden Yellow Pak Choy, Komatsuna.

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    • 1 packet (500 salad seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £2.19

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: By end of November 2015
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    • £1.99

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: By end of August 2015
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    • £2.19

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 mooli radish seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £3.99

Salad 'Niche Oriental Mixed'

Brassica juncea, Brassica rapa var. perviridis, Brassica rapa var. nipposinica, Eruca vesicaria subsp. sativa, Oriental Mustard, Japanese Greens, Japanese Mustard Spinach, Arugula, Rucola

This innovative blend will add oriental flavours, colours and textures to your salads. Niche Oriental Mixed is ideal for sowing in succession, to pick leaves as you need them. Can also be grown under glass during the winter months to provide a complete season of harvesting. Niche Oriental Mixed is ideal for containers on the patio. Featuring leaf Mustards, Golden Streaked and Red, Komatsuna, Mizuna and Sky Rocket. More info
    • 1 packet (500 salad seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £2.49

Oriental Mustards

Brassica juncea

Oriental Mustards add tastes and textures to your mixed salads, sandwiches and garnishes and also stir fries. Sow regularly all the year round for a constant supply of 'salad leaves'. Pick the nutritious leaves of Oriental Mustards in under 30 days from sowing during summer months. Ideal in containers on the patio.Good source of provitamin A, vitamins C and K, and folate. CONTENTS: Mustards Red Giant, Red Feather and green frilled Pizzo.


Companion planting: Try growing Oriental mustards with Nasturtiums to draw cabbage white butterflies away from your crop, and mint to help deter flea beetles.


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    • 1 packet (2000 oriental mustard seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £1.99

Cress 'Extra Curled' - RHS Garden Explorers Children's Seeds

Lepidium sativum, Garden Cress, Curly Cress, Peppercress

I am so quick and easy to grow. You can grow me all year round on a windowsill and eat me within 10-12 days. I am very nutritious and tasty in salads and sandwiches. More info
    • 1 packet (2000 cress seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £1.49

Chinese Radish 'Dragon' F1 Hybrid

Raphanus sativus, Winter Radish

Quicker maturing and with a slightly milder taste than Radish 'China Rose'. Earliest sowings of Radish 'Dragon' are ready in 50 days whilst later sowings provide delicious 'winter radishes'. Fully winter hardy, producing smooth, pinky-red skinned roots that are superb sliced in salads and stir fries. Height and spread: 15cm (6").

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 (80 Chinese radish seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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    • £2.19

Radicchio 'Rossa di Treviso precoce'

Cichorium intybus, Red Chicory

Italian salad vegetable used to add zest, colour, texture and unique flavour to mixed salads. Ideal for autumn and early winter use, with outstanding weather resistance. Radicchio 'Rossa di Treviso precoce' can also be used as a salad leaf through the spring and summer. Distinctive flavour and texture in a mixed salad. Prefers a fertile, well-drained soil in full sun.

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

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    • 1 packet (300 radicchio seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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    • £2.69