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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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Cucumber 'Masterpiece'

Cucumis sativus

Outdoor type.

Cucumber 'Masterpiece' is an early and reliable British selection for outdoor cultivation. This variety produces heavy crops of dark green skinned, slightly spined, 20cm (8") cucumbers. The crisp white flesh is tender and perfect for summer salads. Height: 3m (9'). Spread: 45cm (18").

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    • 1 packet (25 cucumber seeds)

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    • £3.29 £0.99

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)

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Lettuce 'All The Year Round' (Butterhead)

Lactuca sativa

This versatile, reliable Butterhead variety is ideal for successional sowings throughout the year. Medium heads with solid, crisp hearts are produced from hardy reliable plants, even in dry weather. Autumn sowings should be grown under cloches or in a cold greenhouse for overwintering, but can be harvested in spring for early salads. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info
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Lamb's Lettuce 'Favor'

Valerianella locusta, Corn Salad, Mache

Lamb's Lettuce 'Favor' forms rosettes of dark green, glossy, rounded leaves with a mild yet distinctively nutty flavour. Packed with nutrients, these useful salad leaves are often found in supermarket packs of mixed salad, but are equally tasty as a steamed vegetable. This delicious Corn Salad has an upright habit that reduces the risk of soil splash or disease. Surprisingly weather tolerant, Lamb's Lettuce 'Favor' is perfect for early winter salads outdoors, or grown all year round as a protected crop. Height and spread: 15cm (6"). More info
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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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Cutting Celery

Apium graveolens var. dulce

The slender stems and leaves of immature celery plants can be grown as a cutting herb. Use just a few leaves instead of mature celery stems to flavour soups and stews or use in salads and garnishes. Grow some cutting celery on the windowsill for a constant supply of tasty fresh young leaves. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 15cm (6"). More info
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Lettuce 'Antartica' (Iceberg/Crisphead)

Lactuca sativa

 Customer RatingThis outstanding Iceberg lettuce will extend your cropping season well into autumn. The dense hearts of Lettuce 'Antarctica' have plenty of crunchy flavour, making them ideal for late summer salads. With good resistance to tipburn, boling and mildew, this superb variety stands well in good condition. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info
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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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Radish 'Rainbow Mixed'

Raphanus sativus

Brighten up your salad bowl with this visually stunning selection of coloured-skinned radishes. Vibrant roots of purple, red, white and gold contain crisp, white flesh with a refreshing, tangy flavour. Radish 'Rainbow Mixed' is quick growing and can be harvested in as little as 28 days from sowing - perfect for growing successional crops throughout summer. 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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Cucumber 'Crystal Apple'

Cucumis sativus

Outdoor type.

This fascinating heritage variety originates from Australia in the early 1900's. Cucumber 'Crystal Apple' crops prolifically if the large golf ball sized fruits are picked regularly. The crisp, tender flesh has a sweet flavour with no bitter after taste. This outdoor variety is best grown against a support, or it can be left to trail on the ground if preferred. Height: 3m (9'). Spread: 45cm (18").

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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
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Lettuce 'Chartwell' (Romaine)

Lactuca sativa

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One of the tastiest Romaine lettuce varieties, and renowned for its crunchy texture and the sweetest flavour. Lettuce 'Chartwell' produces quality hearts even during hotter summer conditions, showing excellent resistance to downy mildew and good bolting tolerance. Romaine Lettuce 'Chartwell' produces mature hearts in 75 days, or can be sown thickly for 'cut and come again' or baby leaf. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 25cm (10").
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