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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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Radicchio 'Rossa di Treviso precoce'

Cichorium intybus, Red Chicory

Italian salad vegetable used to add zest, colour, texture and unique flavour to mixed salads. Ideal for autumn and early winter use, with outstanding weather resistance. Radicchio 'Rossa di Treviso precoce' can also be used as a salad leaf through the spring and summer. Distinctive flavour and texture in a mixed salad. Prefers a fertile, well-drained soil in full sun.

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

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    • 1 packet (300 seeds)

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    • £2.69

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)

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    • £1.99

Cucumber 'Tiffany' F1 Hybrid

Cucumis sativus

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Greenhouse type.

Cucumber 'Tiffany' produces many dark green skinned, slightly ribbed, fruits, up to 35cm (14") long, throughout the season. This RHS AGM variety is ideal for slicing and the juicy flesh has no bitter after taste. With a vigorous habit and excellent powdery mildew tolerance, Cucumber 'Tiffany' is ideal growing in an unheated greenhouse against supports, but is equally at home in a heated one for a very early crop. Height: 3m (9'). Spread: 45cm (18").

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How to grow cucumbers

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    • 1 packet (4 cucumber seeds)

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    • £3.99

Lettuce 'Mazurosso' (Loose-Leaf)

Lactuca sativa

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  • Colourful crunchy leaves for the salad bowl
Add some colour to your salads with Lettuce 'Mazurosso'. This loose leaf variety is the red leaved cousin to Lettuce 'Mazur' and shows equally good garden performance. Abundant crops of tasty red lettuce leaves are produced throughout summer for picking individually or harvesting all in one go. This colourful variety stands well over many weeks and shows good resistance to downy mildew, with tolerance to tipburn and bolting. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 1 packet (250 lettuce seeds)

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    • £1.99

Lettuce 'Colour Shades Mixed' (Loose-Leaf)

Lactuca sativa

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A tantalising mixture of bronze and red shades to add colour, texture and taste to your salad bowl and side garnishes. Enjoy Lettuce Colour Shades Mixed as salad leaf and full heart crops all summer without worry, as this mix is particularly resistant to bolting. Endless supply of loose-leaf lettuce in red shades. Seeds are in the RHS Vegetable Collection.
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    • 1 packet (400 lettuce seeds)

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    • £2.89

Gherkin 'Diamant' F1 Hybrid

Cucumis sativus, Ridge Cucumber

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An early ripening and prolific cropping gherkin, producing short, firm fleshed, tasty fruits ideal for pickling, or used in salads. Has both downy and powdery mildew tolerance so the healthy plants produce fruits over a long season.
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    • 1 packet (5 seeds)

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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)

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    • £2.19

Radish 'Mirabeau'

Raphanus sativus

With its vibrant red roots and delicate white tips, Radish 'Mirabeau makes a particularly attractive bunching radish. The narrow, cylindrical roots have a delightfully crunchy texture that will certainly pep up salads. Reliable and easy to grow, Radish 'Mirabeau' can be sown under glass for early crops, or grown as a maincrop outdoors. This award winning variety holds an RHS AGM. 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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Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (250 radish seeds)

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    • £2.69

Salad Leaves Mixture 'Misticanza D'Insalate' - Vita Sementi® Italian Seeds

Latuca sativa, Cut and come again

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A delicious blend of lettuce which, from regular sowings give tasty salad leaves all the year round and is a well-balanced mixture of young, fresh and tender leaves. It will provide a continuous harvest of salad leaves all the year round if successionally sown in pots on the windowsill, or sown outdoors from March to September. It is easy to grow with minimum maintenance. Salad Leaves Misticanza D'Insalate contains: Lettuce Bionda a Foglia Liscia, Bionda a Foglia Riccia, Verde a Foglia Riccia, Meraviglia Delle 4 Stagioni and Biscia Rossa.

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    • 1 packet (6000 salad 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

Salad Leaves 'Cut 'n' Come Again'

Japanese Greens, Arugula, Rucola, Oriental Mustard, Pak Choy, Borecole

A quick growing salad leaf mixture, ideal for sowing in containers outdoors throughout the summer, and indoors on a windowsill during the winter. Salad Leaves Cut 'n' Come Again is ready to cut from 25 days in summer and 50 days during winter.Mixture contains: Mizuna, Salad Rocket, Red Mustard, Pak Choi, Red Russian Kale, Golden Yellow Chinese Cabbage. More info
    • 1 packet (300 salad seeds)

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    • £2.09

Oriental Mustards

Brassica juncea

Oriental Mustards add tastes and textures to your mixed salads, sandwiches and garnishes and also stir fries. Sow regularly all the year round for a constant supply of 'salad leaves'. Pick the nutritious leaves of Oriental Mustards in under 30 days from sowing during summer months. Ideal in containers on the patio.Good source of provitamin A, vitamins C and K, and folate. CONTENTS: Mustards Red Giant, Red Feather and green frilled Pizzo.


Companion planting: Try growing Oriental mustards with Nasturtiums to draw cabbage white butterflies away from your crop, and mint to help deter flea beetles.


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Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (2000 seeds)

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    • £1.99