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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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Rocket 'Apollo'

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

Rocket Apollo is a fast growing salad rocket with large, rounded, tender leaves, and an excellent peppery taste but no bitterness. Plants are slow to bolt but Rocket Apollo is best harvested as young leaves or as cut and come again salads. A rich source of vitamin C. Flavour guide: Peppery, best eaten when leaves are young. Easy to grow, can be ready to harvest in 25 days.

 

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 (600 rocket seeds)

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    • £1.99

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 wild rocket seeds)

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    • £1.99

Chinese Radish 'Dragon' F1 Hybrid

Raphanus sativus, Winter Radish

Quicker maturing and with a slightly milder taste than Radish 'China Rose'. Earliest sowings of Radish 'Dragon' are ready in 50 days whilst later sowings provide delicious 'winter radishes'. Fully winter hardy, producing smooth, pinky-red skinned roots that are superb sliced in salads and stir fries. Height and spread: 15cm (6").

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 (80 Chinese radish seeds)

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    • £2.19

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
    • 1 packet (250 lettuce seeds)

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    • £2.69

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

Cucumber 'Jogger' F1 Hybrid

Cucumis sativus

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Outdoor type.

A delicious 'American slicer' with crisp, yet juicy, bitter-free flesh. Performing exceptionally well in our outdoor trials during a poor growing season, Cucumber 'Jogger' produces good crops of dark-green skinned fruits up to 25cm (10") long, with soft white spines. Seed development is slow making this variety ideal for slicing into sandwiches and salads. Height: 3m (9'). Spread: 45cm (18").


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How to grow cucumbers

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    • 1 packet (12 cucumber seeds)

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    • £1.99

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)

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    • £2.19

Lettuce 'Bionda Lenta a Montare' (Romaine) - Vita Sementi® Italian Seeds

Lactuca sativa

Lettuce 'Bionda Lenta a Montare' is a delicious, crisp, dark green, classic 'Romaine' lettuce. The solid hearts reach maturity in 75 days and stand in good condition during hot weather. This traditional variety is ideal for making tasty Caesar Salads with a good crisp texture. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 25cm (10"). More info
    • 1 packet (4800 lettuce seeds)

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    • £1.99

Lettuce 'Red Salad Bowl' (Loose-Leaf) - Vita Sementi® Italian Seeds

Lactuca sativa

This fabulous loose-leaf lettuce produces attractive red-bronze leaves with delicate crimped edges. With a non-hearting habit, Lettuce 'Red Salad Bowl' can be picked as individual leaves when required, or cut as a full head. This RHS AGM variety is ideal for garnishes and makes a pretty salad when combined with its plain green form, Lettuce 'Salad Bowl'. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 1 packet (4000 lettuce seeds)

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    • £1.99

Rocket 'Wildfire'

Diplotaxis tenuifolia, Wild Rocket, Arugula, Rucola, Roquette, Mediterranean Rocket

An exciting new rocket variety from British breeding, with a robust, upright habit which keeps the leaves off the ground. The serrated leaves are broader than traditional rocket and they pack a mighty punch - possibly the hottest of all wild rocket varieties! Adds a great tangy, peppery flavour to salads, pasta or when used as a pizza topping. Grow Rocket 'Wildfire' in containers, vegetable plots or on a windowsill indoors for crops all year round. Plants are slow to bolt. Height and spread: 15cm (6").


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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    • £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 radicchio seeds)

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    • £2.69

Cucumber 'Carmen' F1 Hybrid

Cucumis sativus

Greenhouse type.

Cucumber 'Carmen' is a unique variety with resistance to all known strains of powdery mildew, scab and leaf-spot, making it ideal for organic gardeners. The fruits are produced in abundance, from 50 to 100 per plant, and have a mild flavour with no bitter after taste. This climbing RHS AGM variety is easy to train in the greenhouse and its fruits are excellent for exhibition. Height: 3m (9'). Spread: 45cm (18").

Useful links:

How to grow cucumbers

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    • 1 packet (4 cucumber seeds)

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    • £4.99