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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 ÔDragons 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 May 2016
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    • £0.99

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 2016
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    • £2.89

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)

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £2.09

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 August 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 ÔEleyburg' combines the sweet crunch of Iceberg with the nutrients, flavour and dark colour of Little Gem Cos. Marketed as a ÔGemberg', the neat heads of this compact lettuce have an attractive rosebud appearance. With superb bolting tolerance and downy mildew resistance, Lettuce ÔEleyberg' is ideal for successional sowings. Height and spread: 20cm (8"). More info
    • 1 packet (200 lettuce seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £0.99

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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    • £0.99
    • Out of stock

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 October 2015
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    • £2.69

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 October 2015
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    • £1.49

Lettuce 'Tom Thumb' (Butterhead)

Lactuca sativa

The smallest lettuce. A compact, solid butterhead type with deliciously soft leaves just right for small families or restricted space. Lettuce Butterhead Tom Thumb can be grown as close as 15cm (6in.) apart and makes a useful early crop in a cold frame or cloches. Very fast growing, from an early spring Butterhead Tom Thumb will be the first variety to harvest. More info
    • 1 packet (1350 lettuce seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £1.99

Lettuce 'Intred' (Romaine/Cos)

Lactuca sativa

Healthy antioxidant anthocyanin gives this colourful ÔLittle Gem' lettuce its brilliant colour. Well flavoured deep purple leaves enclose a vibrant red heart with a distinct crispness that makes Lettuce ÔIntred' a worthy addition to summer salads. With a compact and upright habit, this tasty romaine lettuce stands well remaining in good condition without bolting. Height and spread: 20cm (8"). More info
    • 1 packet (200 lettuce seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £2.49

Chinese Radish 'China Rose'

Raphanus sativus, Mooli, Daikon, Oriental Radish, Winter Radish

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A traditional winter hardy variety producing long, tapering roots with attractive rosy pink skins and crisp, pure white flesh. Chinese Radish 'China Rose' has a distinctive, slightly pungent taste that adds flavour to winter salads. The leaves can also be added to 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 (500 Chinese radish seeds)

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    • £1.89
    • Out of stock

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.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

More info
    • 1 packet (500 radish seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £1.99