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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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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
    • 1 packet (1000 lettuce seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £1.99

Salad 'Niche Oriental Mixed'

Brassica juncea, Brassica rapa var. perviridis, Brassica rapa var. nipposinica, Eruca vesicaria subsp. sativa, Oriental Mustard, Japanese Greens, Japanese Mustard Spinach, Arugula, Rucola

This innovative blend will add oriental flavours, colours and textures to your salads. Niche Oriental Mixed is ideal for sowing in succession, to pick leaves as you need them. Can also be grown under glass during the winter months to provide a complete season of harvesting. Niche Oriental Mixed is ideal for containers on the patio. Featuring leaf Mustards, Golden Streaked and Red, Komatsuna, Mizuna and Sky Rocket. More info
    • 1 packet (500 salad seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £2.49

Salad Leaves 'The Good Life Mix'

A tasty mix of 'winter greens' that are ideal for sowing in an unheated greenhouse. This colourful blend includes Komatsuna, Mizuna, Mustard 'Red Lion' and Pak Choi 'Red Wizard'. Salad Leaves 'The Good Life Mix' can be sown for baby salad leaves, or grown on for full sized plants when the delicious, fresh leaves and tender stems can be eaten as a steamed vegetable. This versatile mix can also be sown outdoors during summer and autumn. Height and spread: 15cm (6”). More info
    • 1 packet (150 salad seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £2.69

Cucumber 'Vega' F1 Hybrid

Cucumis sativus

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Outdoor type.

Crunchy cucumbers with a good flavour and no bitter after taste. Cucumber 'Vega' produces good yields of 12cm (5") long mini fruits throughout the summer if picked regularly. With good powdery mildew tolerance, this variety is perfect for outdoor cultivation, especially when trained against supports. Height: 3m (9'). Spread: 45cm (18").

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    • 1 packet (4 cucumber seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £3.99

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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How to grow cucumbers

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    • 1 packet (20 cucumber seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £2.19

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)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £2.69

Lettuce 'Salad Bowl' (Loose-Leaf)

Lactuca sativa

This highly regarded loose-leaf lettuce boasts an RHS AGM and an All American Selection Gold Award. Lettuce 'Salad Bowl' produces large non-hearting heads of tender, green leaves that are slow to bolt. Harvest the best leaves individually when required to keep this superb lettuce cropping all season long. Ideal for garnishes and makes a pretty salad when combined with its red form, Lettuce 'Red Salad Bowl'. Height: 15cm (6”). Spread: 25cm (10”).
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    • 1 packet (1250 lettuce seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £1.99

Salad Leaves 'Bright and Spicy'

Pak Choy, Choy Sum, Japanese Greens, Garden Cress, Oriental Mustard

A bright blend of coloured salad leaves, Bright & Spicy Salad Leaves consist of milder flavoured Pak Choy Golden Yellow, Choy Sum and Mizuna, plus a hint of spice from the Greek cress and mustard Red Frills. Bright & Spicy Salad Leaves are delightful added to salads, sandwiches and garnishes. More info
    • 1 packet (1000 salad seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £1.99

Mooli Radish 'Neptune' F1 Hybrid

Raphanus sativus

Increasingly popular for their pure white roots with a crisp, mild flavour that won't go pithy. The pure white, crisp fleshed, mild flavoured roots of Mooli Radish 'Neptune', grow up to 25cm (10") long. Fully winter hardy, this mooli radish is best grown for autumn and winter production. Roots remain in perfect condition over a long period, and they can be lifted and stored the same as other root crops. This tasty variety also shows excellent resistance to bolting. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12").

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Companion planting: Try growing radishes with mint to deter flea beetles, which chew irregular holes in the leaves.


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    • 1 packet (100 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £3.99

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)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £2.09

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)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £2.69

Lettuce 'Mazur' (Loose-Leaf)

Lactuca sativa

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Lettuce 'Mazur'produces an abundance of thick, crunchy, green leaves that can be picked throughout the summer and added to salads, sandwiches or used as a tasty garnish. This voluminous, loose-leaf lettuce proved to be truly outstanding in our trials, with good resistance to downy mildew and showing tolerance to tipburn and bolting. Height: 20cm (8”). Spread: 30cm (12”).
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    • 1 packet (250 lettuce seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £1.99