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Salad Leaf Seeds

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This section covers a mixture of leaves that are nice to slip into the salad bowl to add variety and sometimes spice. Sowing times vary and many can be sown throughout the season.
Chicory: Pain de Sucre Chicory: Pain de SucreRef: S/SL029

Large leafy chicory can be used instead of lettuce in winter. Sow June/July for autumn winter cropping.

Approximately 400 seeds

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Chicory: Witloof Brussels Chicory: Witloof BrusselsRef: S/SL011

Forcing chicon for winter use. Sow end April-May. Lift roots end September-November.

Approximately 300 seeds

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Claytonia ClaytoniaRef: S/SL013

(Also called Miners Lettuce or Winter Purslane)
Heart-shaped leaves wrap around white flowered stem. Sow in July-August for a mild tasting winter salad leaf.

Approximately 250 seeds

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Corn Salad: Vit Corn Salad: VitRef: S/SL001

(Also called Lamb's Lettuce or Mache)
Vigorous variety for spring or autumn harvesting and over-wintering. Allow around seven weeks from sowing to harvest.

Approximately 400 seeds

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Corn Salad: Vert de Cambrai Corn Salad: Vert de CambraiRef: S/SL020

(Also called Lamb's Lettuce or Mache)
Small leafed variety of good flavour. Can be sown in August for picking whole in winter. Water well in dry weather.

Approximately 600 seeds

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Cress: Land Cress: LandRef: S/SL027

Perennial with taste similar to watercress. Sow from spring onwards. Can be picked as 'cut and come again' or clipped as full rosettes.

Approximately 600 seeds

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Cress: Watercress Cress: WatercressRef: S/SL041

Much requested and can be grown in compost or soil and kept moist. A hardy perennial which must be kept trimmed to keep the leaves growing. DO NOT GROW IN PONDS, STAGNANT WATER OR SLOW RUNNING STREAMS. Ideally grown under cover.

Approximately 500 seeds

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Cutting Endive Cutting EndiveRef: S/SL025

Very useful frizzy variety with pale leaves for 'cut and come again'. Sow seeds close together and pick as needed to add interest to salads.

Approximately 400 seeds

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Endive: Pancallieri Endive: PancallieriRef: S/SL008

Frizzy endive with rose tinted white midribs. Can be sown from March to September. Self blanching.

Approximately 400 seeds

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Endive: Wallone Despa Endive: Wallone DespaRef: S/SL040

Frisée with fine curled, self blanching hearts. For sowing August and September for November to January harvest. Very suitable for tunnels or cloches.

Approximately 300 seeds

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En Cornet de Bordeaux En Cornet de BordeauxRef: S/SL012

Very hardy French scarole. Cut and come again type for winter that does well in cold tunnel or frame. Sow like lettuce June to July.

Approximately 300 seeds

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Italian Red Rib Dandelion Italian Red Rib DandelionRef: S/SL033

Not really a dandelion but a member of the chicory family. Adds zing to salads. Much liked here. Sow little and often for succession through summer.

Approximately 500 seeds

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Italian Salad Mix Italian Salad MixRef: S/SL044

Our own mix of Italian-style 'cut and come again' leaves of different colours and shapes.

Approximately 400 seeds

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Radicchio: Palla Rossa Radicchio: Palla RossaRef: S/SL007

Red coloured radicchio. Sow early summer. Autumn variety.

Approximately 400 seeds

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Radicchio: Rossa di Trevise Radicchio: Rossa di TreviseRef: S/SL018

Long, pointed foliage, with thick white stalks. Leaves turn red when weather becomes cold. Roots can be forced like Witloof but we have not found this necessary.Sow June to August. Excellent taste.

Approximately 500 seeds

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Radicchio: Rossa di Verona Radicchio: Rossa di VeronaRef: S/SL019

Forms a tight head during winter without protection and withstands considerable frosts. Sow April-August.

Approximately 500 seeds

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Rocket: Salad Rocket: SaladRef: S/SL003

Spicy, slightly peppery taste. Sow from spring to summer. Cut leaves when young and allow to re-grow.

Approximately 500 seeds

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Rocket: Wild Rocket: WildRef: S/SL004

Perennial. Stronger flavour than salad rocket, serrated leaves and yellow flowers.

Approximately 500 seeds

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Rocket: Dragon's Tongue Rocket: Dragon's TongueRef: S/SL045

A wild rocket variety with intense purple red veining. Excellent flavour and distinctive looking.

Approximately 500 seeds

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