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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.


Useful links:

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    • 1 packet (1000 radish seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.99

Lettuce 'Ultimate Mixed'

Lactuca sativa

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An exciting mix of named varieties with excellent Nasonovia (green aphid) and mildew resistance, so top quality lettuce can be produced without the need of chemical sprays. Lettuce Ultimate Mixed contains a range of colours, tastes and textures, both leaf and hearting types, for harvest throughout summer and autumn.

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    • 1 packet (200 lettuce seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.89

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 April 2014
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    • £1.99

Rocket 'Wildfire'

Diplotaxis tenuifolia, Wild Rocket, Arugula, Rucola, Roquette, Mediterranean Rocket

  • New in 2014

An exciting new rocket variety from British breeding, with a robust, upright habit which keeps the leaves off the ground. The serrated leaves are broader than traditional rocket and they pack a mighty punch - possibly the hottest of all wild rocket varieties! Adds a great tangy, peppery flavour to salads, pasta or when used as a pizza topping. Grow Rocket 'Wildfire' in containers, vegetable plots or on a windowsill indoors for crops all year round. Plants are slow to bolt. Height and spread: 15cm (6").


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

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    • 1 packet (1000 rocket seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £0.99

Lettuce 'Antartica' (Iceberg/Crisphead)

Lactuca sativa

 Customer RatingThis outstanding Iceberg lettuce will extend your cropping season well into autumn. The dense hearts of Lettuce 'Antarctica' have plenty of crunchy flavour, making them ideal for late summer salads. With good resistance to tipburn, boling and mildew, this superb variety stands well in good condition. Height: 20cm (8”). Spread: 30cm (12”). More info
    • 1 packet (250 lettuce seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.69

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 April 2014
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    • £1.99

Lettuce 'Mazur' (Loose-Leaf)

Lactuca sativa

 Customer Rating
Lettuce 'Mazur'produces an abundance of thick, crunchy, green leaves that can be picked throughout the summer and added to salads, sandwiches or used as a tasty garnish. This voluminous, loose-leaf lettuce proved to be truly outstanding in our trials, with good resistance to downy mildew and showing tolerance to tipburn and bolting. Height: 20cm (8”). Spread: 30cm (12”).
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    • 1 packet (250 lettuce seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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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)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.69

Lettuce 'Arctic King' (Butterhead)

Lactuca sativa

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Specially bred for autumn sowing, Lettuce 'Arctic King' is well known for its exceptional cold resistance. This large Butterhead variety produces tasty light green heads with crinkled leaves for harvesting in spring. Lettuce 'Autumn King' is suitable for growing outdoors in winter but will benefit from cloche protection during particularly cold weather. Height: 15cm (6”). Spread: 30cm (12”).
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    • 1 packet (1750 lettuce seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.49

Radish 'Rougette'

Raphanus sativus

An RHS AGM variety producing globe shaped roots with ruby red skins and crisp, succulent flesh. Radish 'Rougette' has short tops making it well suited to growing in frames or under cloches for the earliest radishes of the season. Make successional sowings throughout the spring and summer months for a longer cropping period. 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 (300 radish seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.19

Lettuce 'Lollo Rossa' (Loose-Leaf)

Lactuca sativa

A non-hearting Italian lettuce of excellent flavour. This superb RHS AGM variety produces compact, loose heads of finely frilled leaves with colourful crimson edges. A particularly popular variety with supermarkets and restaurants, Lettuce 'Lollo Rossa' makes an attractive garnish and adds colour and texture to the salad bowl. Height: 15cm (6”). Spread: 25cm (10”).
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    • 1 packet (250 lettuce seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.69
    • 1 packet (250 seeds)

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    • £2.49
    • Out of stock

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 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.49