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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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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)

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    • £2.69

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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    • 1 packet (20 cucumber seeds)

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    • £2.19

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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    • 1 packet (500 radish seeds)

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    • £1.99

Radish 'Rudi'

Raphanus sativus

An RHS AGM variety with colourful rosy red skins and crisp, gently tangy flesh. Unlike some varieties, Radish 'Rudi' is slow to turn pithy, so crops can be enjoyed over a longer period. This colourful radish is easy to grow outdoors and can be forced under glass or in a frame for earlier crops. 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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    • 1 packet (300 radish seeds)

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    • £2.89

Lettuce 'Lettony' (Batavian)

Lactuca sativa

The crisp leaves of this loose hearted Lettuce had the sweetest taste on our trials, and without the bitterness of normal lettuces. Lettuce 'Lettony' is an exceptional garden variety, standing in good condition whatever the weather without bolting or rotting. This attractive variety also has excellent resistance to downy mildew. Height: 20cm (8”). Spread: 30cm (12”). More info
    • 1 packet (300 lettuce seeds)

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    • £2.49
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    • £2.09
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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)

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    • £3.99

Wild Rocket

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

An alternative to the usual Rocket, with deep green, serrated foliage that makes an attractive garnish. Wild Rocket has a stronger flavour than standard Rocket, and the young leaves can be picked in succession and are perfect for salads. Easy to grow. Height 15-20cm (6-8in), prostrate habit.

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

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    • 1 packet (1000 rocket seeds)

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    • £1.99

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
    • 1 packet (1500 lettuce seeds)

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    • £2.19

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”).

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    • 1 packet (4 cucumber seeds)

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    • £3.99

Radish 'French Breakfast 3' - RHS Garden Explorers Children's Seeds

Raphanus sativus

This popular old variety has stood the test of time. It's crisp, crunchy, cylindrical roots have a strong, clean flavour that spice up your summer salads. An RHS AGM variety, Radish 'French Breakfast 3', produces reliable crops of attractive red skinned roots with bright white tips. An ideal crop for containers, window boxes and greenhouse borders. Sow regularly for continuous succulent roots throughout the 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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    • 1 packet (500 radish seeds)

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    • £1.49

Radish 'Cherry Belle'

Raphanus sativus

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This fast maturing variety produces early crops of sweet and succulent, mildly flavoured radish. The globe shaped roots of Radish 'Cherry Belle' have appealing bright red skins and a crisp, crunchy texture. This RHS AGM variety is best sown successionally for ongoing crops throughout summer that are very slow go woody. 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.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (800 radish seeds)

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    • £1.99

Lettuce 'Little Gem Pearl' (Cos)

Lactuca sativa

Lettuce 'Little Gem Pearl' is a special selection of the ever-popular 'Little Gem' variety. This compact Cos Lettuce produces small, sweet, hearts of outstanding flavour with a crisp, juicy texture. With good mildew resistance, this variety is perfect for growing in containers and small spaces. Height and spread: 20cm (8”). More info
    • 1 packet (750 lettuce seeds)

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    • £2.69