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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 '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

Salad Leaves 'Fancy Summer Mix'

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An exciting blend of salad leaves, Fancy Summer Mix salad leaves add a range of colours, tastes and textures to your salads. The blend of niche leaves consists of Landcress, Golden Purslane, Orach Scarlet Emperor, Chamomile, Wild Rocket, Tree Spinach and shungiku. Sow seeds in succession, pick leaves as required. Can also be grown under glass during the winter months to provide a complete season of harvesting.
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    • 1 packet (400 salad seeds)

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    • £2.49

Lettuce 'Intred' (Romaine/Cos)

Lactuca sativa

Healthy antioxidant anthocyanin gives this colourful ‘Little Gem’ lettuce its brilliant colour. Well flavoured deep purple leaves enclose a vibrant red heart with a distinct crispness that makes Lettuce ‘Intred’ a worthy addition to summer salads. With a compact and upright habit, this tasty romaine lettuce stands well remaining in good condition without bolting. Height and spread: 20cm (8"). More info
    • 1 packet (200 lettuce seeds)

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    • £2.49

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

Celery 'Lathom Self Blanching' (Self blanching)

Apium graveolens var. dulce

This heavy yielding variety produces long stringless sticks of crisp, tasty celery without the need for earthing up in trenches. Celery 'Lathom Self Blanching' is reasonably free from bolting so it can be sown earlier than other varieties and is also useful for growing in plastic tunnels as well as outdoors. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 30cm (12”). More info
    • 1 packet (500 seeds)

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    • £2.19

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.


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Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (800 radish seeds)

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    • £1.99

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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    • 1 packet (2000 seeds)

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    • £1.99

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

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

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

Cucumber 'Long White'

Cucumis sativus

Greenhouse type.

Cucumber 'Long White' is not just a novelty! The firm flesh is sweet and juicy, with a pleasant tang that will add flavour to your salads without a bitter after taste. The tender, white skins are so thin that they won't even need peeling. This attractive variety is a good cropper when trained against supports in the greenhouse. Height: 3m (9'). Spread: 45cm (18”).

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How to grow cucumbers

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    • 1 packet (25 cucumber seeds)

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    • £0.69

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