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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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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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    • £1.99

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

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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    • £2.09

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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    • £2.09

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: By end of July 2014
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    • £1.69

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

Lettuce 'Rossa a Foglia Riccia da Tavolo' (Loose-Leaf) - Vita Sementi® Italian Seeds

Lactuca sativa

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The attractive bronze tinged leaves of Lettuce 'Rossa a Foglia Riccia da Tavolo' are ideal for adding to salads and sandwiches, or used as a garnish. Sow this tasty Italian loose leaf lettuce all year round for a constant supply of fresh leaves. Harvest the best leaves individually when required to keep this superb lettuce cropping all season long. From summer sowings they can be harvested in as little as 20 days. Height and spread: 15cm (6”).
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    • 1 packet (7000 lettuce seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.69

Rocket Collection B

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

This hardy annual is widely used for its spicy leaves that add a delicious hot, peppery flavour to salads. Harvesting rocket regularly will ensure a constant supply of tasty leaves throughout the summer and even into winter if protected from frost. Height and spread: 15cm (6").


  • Collection includes:
  • Rocket - A very useful salad plant which can be used raw in salads or cooked lightly when it makes a delicious spinach substitute.
  • Sky Rocket - Combines the speed of Salad Rocket and the flavour of Wild Rocket. Pungency increases as the plants develop so this variety is best cut as small leaves.
  • Wild Rocket - Deep green, serrated foliage makes this variety an attractive garnish with a much stronger flavour than normal salad rocket.

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

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    • 3 packets - 1 of each variety (2100 seeds in total)

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Wild Rocket (Rucola Selvatica) - Vita Sementi® Italian Seeds

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

Slower growing and with a more serrated leaf than Cultivated Rocket but Wild Rucola Selavativca is increasing in popularity to add to Cultivated Rocket as a mixed salad ingredient.


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

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    • 1 packet (2000 rocket seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.69

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.

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    • 1 packet (6000 seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.69

Rocket 'Sweet Oakleaf' - Kew Collection Seeds

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

New British breeding of this increasingly popular subject, to ensure good performance in a cooler climate. Attractive oak leaved with a flavour combining sweetness with a pungent Wild Rocket kick.

 

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 (600 rocket seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £1.99