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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 '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 'Winter Gem' (Cos)

Lactuca sativa

A specially bred Cos Lettuce for sowing under cover from September to January. Although not suitable for growing outdoors, hardy Lettuce 'Winter Gem' is ideal for cropping in an unheated greenhouse or cold frame for overwinter production. The small but delicious, crunchy, sweet hearts are equal in taste to 'Little Gem' making this variety perfect for winter salads. Height: 20cm (8”). More info
    • 1 packet (150 lettuce seeds)

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    • £2.69

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

Lettuce 'Little Gem Pearl' (Cos)

Lactuca sativa

Lettuce 'Little Gem Pearl' is a special selection of the ever-popular 'Little Gem' variety. This compact Cos Lettuce produces small, sweet, hearts of outstanding flavour with a crisp, juicy texture. With good mildew resistance, this variety is perfect for growing in containers and small spaces. Height and spread: 20cm (8”). More info
    • 1 packet (750 lettuce seeds)

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    • £2.69

Lettuce 'Tamburo' (Cos) - SowStrong® Collection

Lactuca sativa

Letttuce 'Tamburo' makes a great alternative to the ever popular variety 'Little Gem'. This superb variety is taller and darker leaved but with the same delicious flavour. This tasty little Cos lettuce is resistant to downy mildew and shows some tolerance to tipburn too. Height and spread: 20cm (8").

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Read more on our blog: SowStrong® – A Natural Way to Growing Success

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    • 1 packet (250 lettuce seeds)

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    • £2.49

Lettuce 'Gem Collection' (Cos)

Lactuca sativa

From successive sowings you can enjoy tasty heads of Cos lettuce all year round. Height and spread: 20cm (8")

  • Lettuce 'Gem Collection' comprises one packet each of:
  • Lettuce 'Little Gem' (Summer-Autumn) - one of the earliest varieties to mature, producing small compact plants which are packed with a crisp, sweet heart.
  • Lettuce 'Winter Gem' (January-May) - Specially-bred for sowing from September to January and for growing in a unheated greenhouse or in a cold frame for over-winter production.
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    • 2 packets - 1 of each variety (1400 seeds in total)

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    • £3.49

Lettuce 'Little Gem Delight' (Cos) - Duchy Originals Organic Seeds

Lactuca sativa

This RHS AGM variety is a Cos lettuce with a crisp, dense heart and a delicious, sweet flavour. Lettuce 'Little Gem Delight' has some downy mildew tolerance and a neat compact habit, making it ideal for close spacing to produce a larger crop. Height and spread: 20cm (8”).
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    • 1 packet (175 lettuce seeds)

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    • £1.99

Lettuce 'Intred' (Romaine/Cos)

Lactuca sativa

  • New in 2014
Healthy antioxidant anthocyanin gives this colourful ‘Little Gem’ lettuce its brilliant colour. Well flavoured deep purple leaves enclose a vibrant red heart with a distinct crispness that makes Lettuce ‘Intred’ 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").
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    • 1 packet (200 lettuce seeds)

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    • £2.49

Lettuce 'Sweet Success' (Iceberg/Romaine)

Lactuca sativa

A unique Iceberg x Romaine Cos that wonÕt 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 'Elyburg' (Iceberg/Cos)

Lactuca sativa

A breeding breakthrough which has taken five years to introduce to gardeners. Unique Iceberg x Little Gem cos, marketed as a 'gemberg', which combines the sweetness and crunch of Iceberg with the flavour, dark colour and nutritional values of a Gem cos. Compact plant habit, looks like a 'rosebud' from above. Excellent bolting tolerance for successional sowings throughout the season, also very good downy-mildew resistance. More info
    • 1 packet (200 lettuce seeds)

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    • £0.99

Lettuce 'Maureen' (Cos)

Lactuca sativa

A Little Gem type with smoother, darker green leaves.Good uniformity, compact habit and prolonged harvest. More info
    • 1 packet (175 lettuce seeds)

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    • £2.99