Salad Greens

Amaranthus tricolour

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.

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CORN SALAD (Lamb’s Lettuce) - Valerianella locusta
Valerianella locusta

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.
 

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Heirloom
 
LETTUCE ‘Mesclun Mix’ - Lactuca sativa, Eruca sativa, Brassica rapa, Cichorium intybus
Lactuca sativa, Eruca sativa, Brassica rapa, Cichorium intybus

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 500 seeds.

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MIZUNA - Brassica rapa Jap. Group
Brassica rapa Jap. Group

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

 

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Heirloom
 
MIZUNA ‘Purple’ - Brassica rapa Japonica. Group
Brassica rapa Japonica. Group

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.
 

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Brassica juncea

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.

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Rocket 'Wasabi' - Diplotaxis erucoides
Diplotaxis erucoides

Do you love that nose tingling high that Japanese wasabi root provides! Now you can harvest the tingle through an easily grown herb from home. The spoon shaped leaves are slightly serrated. Young leaves can be harvested in 2-4 weeks or let the plant mature for a stronger flavour. Runs to seed in the hot months, so best sown in the cooler months. Use in salads, sushi, sandwiches or as a garnish. 500 seeds.

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ROCKET, Salad - Eruca sativa
Eruca sativa

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. Bulk seed available at about 400 seeds/gram. 500 seeds/pkt.

 

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Rocket, Wild - Diplotaxis muralis
Diplotaxis muralis

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. Bulk seed available at about 3,500 seeds/gram. About 600 seeds/pkt.
 

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Sorrel, French - Rumex acetosa
Rumex acetosa

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.

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Sorrel, Red Veined  - Rumex acetosa
Rumex acetosa

An attractive plant that is at home in the vegetable and ornamental garden. A tough, hardy perennial that grows to 40 cm high, making it an ideal border plant. The bright green leaves have deep red ribbing and a sour, lemon-flavour. For the kitchen the tender young leaves can be used raw. As the plants mature use cook like spinach or stir fry. Cut back to encourage young growth.100 seeds.

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SPICY SALAD HERB MIX  - Rocket, Mizuna, Chicory and Coriander
Rocket, Mizuna, Chicory and Coriander

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.

$3.50