A good looking edible plant with oval to heart shaped green leaves overlaid with burgundy red. The leaves are a great source of proteins, vitamins, minerals and dietary fibre. The leaf tastes similar to spinach and can be used in the same way. The younger leaves are milder and are ideal in salads. Harvest leaves as needed, young stems can also be eaten. 400 seeds.
These 15cm short, dark-green leafy rosettes are a tasty autumn, winter and early spring salad. The leaves should be picked regularly after the first frost when they have a delicious, nutty flavour. Often self-seeding, they’re good around the base of fruit trees and are also easily grown in pots. 200 seeds.
A great mix of salad greens that is bound to set you mouth watering. Three types of lettuce (Flashy Trouts Back, Buttercrunch, Royal Oak Red) and some spicier greens (Rocket, Chicory and Tatsoi). Simply add feta, olive oil and balsamic for a basic salad. About 600 seeds.
These Japanese greens belong to the oriental brassicas and will supply you with spicy salad leaves over winter and spring.This very attractive, deeply dissected foliage grows well in ordinary soil with plenty of moisture. Good for inter-cropping with sweet corn, asparagus or artichokes. Can be sown from early spring until late autumn. 1000 seeds
A fast growing salad green with a distinctive purple tinge on the margins. The leaves are gently spicy and add colour to salads and stir fries. The attractive, deeply-dissected foliage grows well in ordinary soil. We love mizuna as it provides two crops of valuable greens when lettuces are idle or growing slowly. 400 seeds.
Add some zest to your salads with this classic mustard green. Can also be used in stir-fries, pies etc., the mustardy hot taste mellows when cooked. The bright green leaves can be used baby or fully sized and have frilly margins. Handles frost and slow to bolt in summer. 700 seeds.
A delicious, spicy plant, with oak leaf shaped foliage, very popular in Mediterranean salad dishes. Keep picking the leaves to promote regrowth until they start flowering and let the plant self seed for the next harvest. This annual, frost hardy vegetable is easily grown over the cooler months and very good for inter-cropping with other plants. 500 seeds
This perennial Rocket is evergreen with very serrated, spicy, nut flavoured leaves, which can be picked over the whole year. In early summer it will produce many yellow flowers and often self seeds. Belonging to the Brassica family this frost hardy plant wants a sunny position with friable garden soil and can withstand hotter conditions over summer. About 600 seeds
A favourite salad green with a colourful twist! This variety has serrated, spicey, nut-flavoured leaves with a red vein, helping add a bit of colour and interst to a salad. Used in mixed salads or on its own with fetta and an oil/balsamic dressing. It has more ‘bite’ than normal salad rocket. In early summer it produces an abundance of yellow flowers that are sweet and can be eaten. Short-lived perennial that self seeds. PBR. 400 seeds.
This perennial, frost-hardy sorrel makes dense clumps of soft light green, arrow-shaped leaves and tall red pink flowers.
A half evergreen herb with sour, lemon-flavoured foliage is delicious fresh in salads, in soups or cooked like spinach.
Easily grown in fertile, moist, acid soil. 500 seeds. Not to WA.
This hot and spicy salad mix will provide plenty of tasty salad greens over the cooler months of the year (autumn through to early spring). A frost-hardy selection that makes a refreshing change to any salad, use this mix on its own or mix with lettuce leaves. 400 seeds.