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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)

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £1.99
    • 1 packet (160 lettuce seeds - seed tape)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.99

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)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.99

Lettuce 'Warpath'

Lactuca sativa

  • Heat tolerant and suited to smaller plots

A baby lettuce as hardy as its name suggests! Lettuce Warpath is one of the most heat tolerant varieties you'll grow, making it the perfect option for summer salads. Grow this mini lettuce right through to autumn will little risk of bolting.


A unique crossing combines the best of both iceberg and cos varieties - dense crunchy hearts are wrapped in attractive looser leaves, producing compact 'one-meal' plants that can be squeezed into small veg patches and patio containers or grown in traditional rows where space allows. Sow little and often every two weeks between March and August for a constant supply. Mature heads are ready in around 75 days. Alternatively grow as a baby leaf variety. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 20cm (8").
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    • 1 packet (200 lettuce seeds)

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    • £0.99

Lettuce 'Sweet Success' (Iceberg/Romaine)

Lactuca sativa

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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").
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    • 1 packet (200 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 watercress seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.99

Salad Leaves 'Land Cress'

Barbarea verna, Upland Cress, American Cress, Winter Cress

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Tasty water cress substitute, Land Cress is ready in 7-8 weeks. Sow seeds from early spring onwards, over-winters too. Vitamin, iron and calcium rich cress which tastes almost like watercress but has a smaller leaf providing a continuous supply over a long period. Salad Leaves Land Cress is easy to grow and does best in a cool moist soil and part shade.

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    • 1 packet (1100 salad seeds)

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    • £1.99 £0.99

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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    • £2.69

Lettuce 'Claremont' (Romaine/Cos)

Lactuca sativa

Sow this AGM lettuce from March to August for regular harvest from June though to October. This unique cross combines rich Romaine flavours with the compact habit of Cos varieties for tidy plants packed with flavour. Tight leafing and an upright growth habit lead to compact clean crisp heads and minimal wastage in the kitchen. The sweetness of the darker outer leaves runs right through to the paler heart - the perfect choice for a classic Caesar salad. If you grow for the show bench, you'll be on to a winner with Lettuce Claremont. Height 25cm (10in). Spread 20cm (8in). More info
    • 1 packet (500 lettuce seeds)

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    • £2.99

Lettuce 'Intred' (Romaine/Cos)

Lactuca sativa

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"). More info
    • 1 packet (200 lettuce seeds)

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    • £2.69

Lettuce 'Maureen' (Cos) - RHS endorsed vegetable seeds

Lactuca sativa

This compact Cos lettuce is shows excellent uniformity and holds an RHS AGM. Lettuce 'Maureen' is a Little Gem selection with smoother, darker leaves that surround tight, pale yellow hearts. The neat heads are quick to mature, showing good tolerance to bolting in hot weather, and resisting disease during wetter summers. Lettuce 'Maureen' is ideal for successional sowings and well suited to cropping in containers and windowboxes where space is limited. Height and spread: 20cm (8").

These vegetable seeds are endorsed by the RHS.
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    • 1 packet (175 lettuce seeds)

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    • £2.99

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 '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 lettuce seeds in total)

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
    • SAVE £1.19  
    • £4.68 £3.49