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Salad rocket (Organic)£1.98 – £3.50 Select options
Salad rocket (Organic)
Salad leaf with a peppery fresh taste, most commonly used raw but can be cooked, too. The nutritious dark green serrated leaves add their fine spice to salads, pasta, pizza, pesto, other sauces or as garnish. Salad rocket is native to the Mediterranean and has a long history of popularity. It is quick to crop and easy to grow and definitely one of our favourite salad leaves.
(Approximate seed count – 900)£1.98 – £3.50
Corn Salad / Lamb’s Lettuce – (Organic)£1.90 – £3.20 Select options
Corn Salad / Lamb’s Lettuce – (Organic)
An invaluable hardy winter salad for growing outdoors and under cover with a superb nutty flavour. Corn salad or lamb’s lettuce is a small annual plant that forms rosettes of dark green leaves which have a gentle nutty flavour, soft texture, and are extremely popular as salad greens. It provides a valuable source of fresh greens during the autumn and winter months as it is suitable for growing outdoors with little protection or under cover in the cold.
We are amazed by this plant’s hardiness and really enjoy growing it! Ronja grew up eating ‘Feldsalat’ (German for corn salad) almost every day during the winter months and wouldn’t want to live without it.£1.90 – £3.20
Claytonia ‘Winter Purslane’ – (Organic)£1.65 Add to basket
Claytonia ‘Winter Purslane’ – (Organic)
A must-have excellent winter leaf of mild flavour and incredibly succulent, soft and juicy texture.. Winter purslane, also known as miners lettuce or claytonia, has heart-shaped elegant looking leaves which are small, abundant and make a great cut-and-come-again salad green. You will get a productive harvest all winter and early spring and if left to self seed, it will just keep coming back year after year.
It is one of those greens that come up in just the right moment when we’re most in need of something fresh and it self-manages very well which is why we like it too.
(Approximate seed count – 850)£1.65
Summer Purslane – (Organic)£1.65 Add to basket
Summer Purslane – (Organic)
A healthy salad plant with thick, succulent and oval leaves best grown over the summer months. This is a great salad vegetable undergoing a revival in popularity. It has crisp, fleshy leaves and a refreshing mild and sweet flavour.
This inconspicuous plant is often thought of as a weed but should actually be considered a superfood providing a good source of iron and vitamin A, B, C, and E. It is one of the best plant sources of Omega 3 fatty acids.
It makes a tasty addition in a salad for its unusually pleasant texture and can also be cooked like spinach.
(Approximate seed count – 1100)£1.65
Red Orach – (Organic)£2.05 – £4.00 Select options
Red Orach – (Organic)
Deeply red annual vegetable cultivated for its leaves. Red Orach is also called mountain spinach or French spinach and belongs to the Amaranth family. It is an ancient vegetable that has been cultivated for its leaves for hundreds of years. The leaves are arrowhead-shaped at the base and narrower at the top. They are of an intensely red colour and make a great colourful addition to salads as young leaves. Orach can also be used as an alternative to Spinach as it is easier to grow and less likely to bolt in warm weather.£2.05 – £4.00
Agretti / Salsola – (Organic)£2.05 – £4.00 Select options
Agretti / Salsola – (Organic)
** no more agretti till Jan 2023 **
A leafy Italian delicacy, can be eaten raw or cooked. Agretti is a popular Italian leaf which is slowly becoming more popular in the UK particularly with chefs. Its flavour could be described as ‘chivey samphire’ and is slightly salty. It can be lightly steamed, stirred through pasta, or added raw to salads to add an interesting twist. The seeds are only viable for a few months – they are actually little plants not strictly seeds.£2.05 – £4.00
New Zealand Spinach (Organic)£2.38 – £5.60 Select options
New Zealand Spinach (Organic)
Cultivated as leafy vegetable that can be used like spinach. Hardy and succulent vegetable that is similar to spinach in taste and texture and can be used in cooking and salads. It is frost-tender but ready for harvest when true spinach will have long gone.
It’s relatively easy to grow and very ornamental with its triangular shaped leaves and a trailing growth habit.£2.38 – £5.60
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