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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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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)

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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)

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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)

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    • £2.69

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)

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    • £2.09

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

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)

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    • £2.69

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)

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    • £2.69

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)

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    • £0.99

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 seeds)

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    • £2.69

Radish 'French Breakfast 4 - Francis'

Raphanus sativus

The delicate flavour of French Breakfast Radishes is renowned, and this one is no exception. Bunching Radish ‘French Breakfast 4 - Francis’ improves upon popular varieties ‘Mirabeau’ and ‘Flamboyant’. Its top quality, uniform roots are cylindrical with tender, crisp white flesh. This quick maturing radish tolerates summer heat well, and matures in just 25 days. Perfect for successional sowings from March right through to September. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 10cm (4").

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

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    • 1 packet (500 radish seeds)

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    • £2.09

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)

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    • £2.19

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)

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    • £2.69