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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 18 products.
 

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: Within 3 days
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    • £2.19

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 rocket seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £0.99

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: Within 3 days
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    • £1.99

Lettuce Leaves Crunchy Blend

Lactuca sativa, Cichorium endivia

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From regular summer sowings, this quick growing blend will produce delicious crops of nutritious salad leaves in less than 30 days. Lettuce Leaves 'Crunchy Blend' is ideal for growing in containers close to the kitchen door, but can also be grown under cover for a tasty winter crop. Make regular sowings for a constant supply throughout the season. This attractive mix contains a blend of Lettuce 'Red Cos', Lettuce 'Green Cos', Lettuce 'Catalogna' and Endive 'Romanesco'. Perfect for adding taste and texture to your salads, garnishes and sandwiches. Height and spread: 15cm (6”).
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    • 1 packet (1000 lettuce seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.19

Rocket 'Wildfire'

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

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: Within 3 days
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    • £2.09

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: Within 3 days
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    • £1.99

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.


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    • 1 packet (80 seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.19

Wild Rocket

Diplotaxis tenuifolia, Arugula, Rucola, Roquette, Mediterranean Rocket, Annual Wall-Rocket

An alternative to the usual Rocket, with deep green, serrated foliage that makes an attractive garnish. Wild Rocket has a stronger flavour than standard Rocket, and the young leaves can be picked in succession and are perfect for salads. Easy to grow. Height 15-20cm (6-8in), prostrate habit.

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: Within 3 days
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    • £1.99

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: Within 3 days
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    • £1.99

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 seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £1.89

Wild Rocket - Duchy Originals Organic Seeds

Diplotaxis tenuifolia, Arugula, Rucola, Roquette, Mediterranean Rocket, Annual Wall-Rocket

Duchy Originals Wild Rocket has dark green, serrated leaves with a rich, intense peppery flavour. Wild Rocket is an ideal kitchen windowsill herb.


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: Within 3 days
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    • £1.99

Cultivated Rocket - Vita Sementi® Italian Seeds

Eruca vesicaria subsp. sativa, Arugula, Rucola, Roquette, Mediterranean Rocket

Very quick growing, Rocket Cultivated Rucola Coltivata is a vigorous, robust plant with pungent leaves. Use as a main ingredient of a mixed green salad to add zest and texture.

 

Culinary note: Rocket flowers are edible.

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

More info
    • 1 packet (6000 seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.69