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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 '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)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £0.99

Cucumber 'Zeina' F1 Hybrid

Cucumis sativus

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Greenhouse/ outdoor type.

This all female flowering is sweet, juicy and highly versatile. Cucumber 'Zeina' is an excellent smooth-skinned hybrid cucumber, specifically bred to provide lots of mini cucumbers that are best harvested when 20cm (8") long This variety is suitable for indoor and outdoor cultivation, preferably trained against a support. Height: 3m (9'). Spread: 45cm (18").

Useful links:

How to grow cucumbers

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    • 1 packet (5 cucumber seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £6.99

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: By end of May 2015
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    • £2.69

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").

Useful links:

How to grow cucumbers

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    • 1 packet (4 cucumber seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £3.99

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 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £2.69

Radish 'French Breakfast 4 - Francis'

Raphanus sativus

The delicate flavour of French Breakfast Radishes is renowned, and this one is no exception. Bunching Radish ‘French Breakfast 4 - Francis’ improves upon popular varieties ‘Mirabeau’ and ‘Flamboyant’. Its top quality, uniform roots are cylindrical with tender, crisp white flesh. This quick maturing radish tolerates summer heat well, and matures in just 25 days. Perfect for successional sowings from March right through to September. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 10cm (4").

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

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    • 1 packet (500 radish seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £2.09

Rocket

Eruca vesicaria subsp. sativa, Arugula, Rucola, Roquette, Mediterranean Rocket

A little known but very useful salad plant, Rocket can be used raw in salads or cooked lightly when it makes a delicious spinach substitute. Late summer sowings of Rocket will carry on cropping into the winter if the plants are protected by cloches.

 

Culinary note: Rocket flowers are edible.

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

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    • 1 packet (500 rocket seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £2.19

Salad Leaves 'Colourfully Mild Mix' - Kew Collection Seeds

Brassica rapa var. nipposinica, Brassica rapa var. chinensis, Brassica rapa var. perviridis, Japanese Greens, Japanese Mustard Spinach, Chinese Cabbage, Pak Choi, Bok Choy

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A fast-growing salad leaf mix, colourful and mild tasting, ideal for sowing in containers outside throughout the summer, and inside on a windowsill during the winter. A 'Cut 'n' Come Again' mix ready to cut from 25 days in summer and 50 days during winter.

Mixture contains : Red Mizuna, Broad Leaf Mizuna, Golden Yellow Pak Choy, Komatsuna.

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    • 1 packet (500 salad seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £2.19

Lettuce 'Arctic King' (Butterhead)

Lactuca sativa

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Specially bred for autumn sowing, Lettuce 'Arctic King' is well known for its exceptional cold resistance. This large Butterhead variety produces tasty light green heads with crinkled leaves for harvesting in spring. Lettuce 'Autumn King' is suitable for growing outdoors in winter but will benefit from cloche protection during particularly cold weather. Height: 15cm (6”). Spread: 30cm (12”).
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    • 1 packet (1750 lettuce seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £2.69

Cucumber 'Swing' F1 Hybrid

Cucumis sativus

Greenhouse/ outdoor type.

An all female flowered 'American slicer' that is ideal for both outdoor and greenhouse growing. Cucumber 'Swing' produces a heavy crop of slightly spined, dark green cucumbers up to 20cm (8”) long, with a crisp, juicy flesh. An ideal variety for organic gardeners with excellent powdery mildew, scab and general weather resistance. Height: 3m (9'). Spread: 45cm (18”).

Useful links:

How to grow cucumbers

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    • 1 packet (4 cucumber seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £3.99

Wild Rocket 'Dragon's Tongue'

Diplotaxis tenuifolia, Arugula, Rucola, Roquette, Mediterranean Rocket, Annual Wall-Rocket

Wild Rocket is becoming increasingly popular for its spicy, peppery flavour. British bred variety, Wild Rocket ‘Dragons Tongue’ is resilient and slow to bolt, coping well with our varying soils and weather conditions. The serrated leaves are dark green with attractive purple veining. This short lived perennial salad crop is ideal for adding life to salads, sandwiches and garnishes, or wilting as an alternative to spinach. With successional sowings in an unheated greenhouse, this tasty wild rocket will provide fresh, peppery salad leaves all year round. Height and spread: 15cm (6") if harvested regularly or up to 60cm (24") if left uncropped.

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

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    • 1 packet (500 rocket seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £0.99

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