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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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Cress 'Extra Curled' - RHS Garden Explorers Children's Seeds

Lepidium sativum, Garden Cress, Curly Cress, Peppercress

I am so quick and easy to grow. You can grow me all year round on a windowsill and eat me within 10-12 days. I am very nutritious and tasty in salads and sandwiches. More info
    • 1 packet (2000 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £1.49

Radish 'Rougette'

Raphanus sativus

An RHS AGM variety producing globe shaped roots with ruby red skins and crisp, succulent flesh. Radish 'Rougette' has short tops making it well suited to growing in frames or under cloches for the earliest radishes of the season. Make successional sowings throughout the spring and summer months for a longer cropping period. 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 (300 radish seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £1.29

Lettuce 'Gem Collection' (Cos)

Lactuca sativa

From successive sowings you can enjoy tasty heads of Cos lettuce all year round. Height and spread: 20cm (8")

  • Lettuce 'Gem Collection' comprises one packet each of:
  • Lettuce 'Little Gem' (Summer-Autumn) - one of the earliest varieties to mature, producing small compact plants which are packed with a crisp, sweet heart.
  • Lettuce 'Winter Gem' (January-May) - Specially-bred for sowing from September to January and for growing in a unheated greenhouse or in a cold frame for over-winter production.
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    • 2 packets - 1 of each variety (1400 seeds in total)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £4.68 £3.49

Cucumber 'Delizia' F1 Hybrid

Cucumis sativus

Greenhouse type.

Cucumber 'Delizia' produces slightly ribbed, 18cm (7") long fruits that have such thin skins they are almost translucent, and definitely won't need peeling. The cylindrical cucumbers have less watery flesh than conventional varieties, giving a crisp fresh texture, a distinctive sweeter flavour, and improved 'digestibility'. This disease resistant cucumber is best grown 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 (3 cucumber seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £3.69

Sorrel 'Blood Veined'

Rumex acetosa, Dock, Spinach Dock

Crimson veins stand out from the bright green foliage of Sorrel ‘Blood Veined’. The attractive leaves add a sharp, tangy flavour to mixed salads. Widely used in French cuisine, young sorrel leaves are also particularly flavoursome in fish dishes, soups, stews and sauces. Grow this hardy perennial herb as an annual for its colourful foliage that looks equally at home dotted throughout the front of borders as well as in the herb garden or vegetable plot. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 40cm (16"). More info
    • 1 packet (300 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £2.19

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)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £1.99

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.

More info
    • 1 packet (600 rocket seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £1.99

Lettuce 'Maureen' (Cos)

Lactuca sativa

This compact Cos lettuce is shows excellent uniformity and holds an RHS AGM. Lettuce ‘Maureen’ is a Little Gem selection with smoother, darker leaves that surround tight, pale yellow hearts. The neat heads are quick to mature, showing good tolerance to bolting in hot weather, and resisting disease during wetter summers. Lettuce ‘Maureen’ is ideal for successional sowings and well suited to cropping in containers and windowboxes where space is limited. Height and spread: 20cm (8"). More info
    • 1 packet (175 lettuce seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £2.99

Chinese Radish 'China Rose'

Raphanus sativus, Mooli, Daikon, Oriental Radish, Winter Radish

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A traditional winter hardy variety producing long, tapering roots with attractive rosy pink skins and crisp, pure white flesh. Chinese Radish 'China Rose' has a distinctive, slightly pungent taste that adds flavour to winter salads. The leaves can also be added to 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.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

More info
    • 1 packet (500 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £1.89

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)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £1.99

Lettuce 'Tamburo' (Cos) - SowStrong® Collection

Lactuca sativa

Letttuce 'Tamburo' makes a great alternative to the ever popular variety 'Little Gem'. This superb variety is taller and darker leaved but with the same delicious flavour. This tasty little Cos lettuce is resistant to downy mildew and shows some tolerance to tipburn too. Height and spread: 20cm (8").

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Read more on our blog: SowStrong® – A Natural Way to Growing Success

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    • 1 packet (250 lettuce seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £2.49

Lettuce 'Leny' (Batavian)

Lactuca sativa

A real 'all year round' lettuce for growing outside from spring to early autumn, or under glass from autumn to spring. Lettuce 'Leny' produces semi-hearting heads of bright green, crisp leaves with a sweet flavour and no bitterness. This superb Batavian lettuce also shows excellent resistance to mildew. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 1 packet (200 lettuce seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £3.39