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Upland Cress   Watercress  
We also have other leafy greens that require cooking, and lettuce seeds.
Corn Salad syn. lamb's lettuce, mche
Valerianella locusta
Corn Salad's name derives from its origins as a weed growing in cornfields. It is an annual, cool season crop and frost hardy. It forms a rosette of dark green leaves. Easy to grow and a pleasant alternative to lettuce for salads, with a delicate, nutty flavour. It can also be cooked for use in soups and omelettes and as a spinach substitute. A good source of vitamins C and A. Sow from late summer in temperate areas and late autumn in subtropical areas. It is very unlikely to do well in tropical areas. Soil temperature needs to be 10 - 21C for good germination. Grow it in full sun to partial shade. It requires fertile, well drained soil with a pH 6 - 7. It is a heavy feeder so add compost. Keep the soil moist and the plants mulched. Protect well from snails and slugs.
Corn Salad 'Large Dutch'
Corn Salad is an annual cool season crop and frost hardy. 'Large Dutch' forms a rosette of large, tender, dark green leaves 20 cm high. Easy to grow and a pleasant alternative to lettuce for salads, with a delicate, nutty flavour. It can also be cooked for use in soups and omelettes and as a spinach substitute. Sow late summer to mid-autumn in temperate areas. Sow late autumn to early winter in subtropical areas. Unlikely to do well in tropical areas. Days to harvest: 50.
SC152 approx. 250 seeds
SC347
SC449
Purslane / Pigweed from Weed to Vegetable
Scientists report that purslane Portulaca oleracea, which is palatable either raw or cooked, is extremely high in omega-3 fatty acids, which have been claimed to reduce the risk of heart disease. It also contains levels of Vitamin E, six times higher than spinach. Reference: Hortideas 10 (2)




Golden Purslane H UT
Portulaca oleracea var. sativa
syn. Pursulane
Popular salad leaves in France with a crisp texture and mild taste. Golden leaves are juicy and tender and 4 times the size of the wild herb. Excellent source of natural antioxidants, very high in vitamins. Copes well with hot weather. Suitable for temperate, subtropical and tropical areas.
SG100 approx. 300 seeds
SG111
Ice Plant Crystal Leaf UT
Mesembryanthemum crystallinum
syn. Sea Fig
Native to South Africa this unique salad plant does well in arid areas and coastal regions, as it is very salt-tolerant. The thick, succulent, slightly salty tasting leaves appear to be coated in glistening ice crystals. It is an annual or biennial, low growing matting plant, 10 - 15cm high. It can be used as a savoury garnish or in salads. It is very heat tolerant so makes a good summer green for hot weather. Sow it spring to early summer in temperate areas; sow it in autumn if frost-free. It also does well in a container or hanging basket. Suitable for temperate and subtropical areas.
SI100 approx. 200 seeds
Miner's Lettuce UT
No WA
Claytonia perfoliata
syn. Winter Purslane
Miner's Lettuce is a small, trailing plant with dainty, heart-shaped, fleshy leaves and tiny, white flowers. It is an annual plant to 25 cm high, suitable for cool season growing and very frost hardy. It prefers partial shade to heavy shade and cool, damp conditions. The leaves look attractive in salad and have a fresh flavour. It is nutritious, high in vitamins and minerals, easy to grow in the right spot and will re-grow after cutting. It can also be cooked as a spinach substitute. It germinate best at 12 - 20C soil temperature. Sow in autumn to early winter in temperate areas; late autumn to winter in subtropical areas; it is unlikely to do well in tropical areas. The soil should be fertile, well drained, with a pH range 6 - 7. Days to harvest: 42; in the right conditions will self-sow the following year.
SM150 approx. 300 seeds
SM159
Minutina UT
Plantago coronopus
Syn. Buckhorn's Plaintain, Erba Stella
A unique, cold weather salad green prized in Italy for its mild nutty flavour. It is a small plant with a rosette of slender green leaves. It will regrow after cutting and is extremely cold hardy. It will provide a crunchy texture to salads without fibre; the flower buds are edible.
SM153 approx. 500 seeds
Mizuna H
Brassica rapa var. nipposinica
syn. shui cai (China); kyona; Japanese mustard
Traditional Japanese salad green with a mild crisp flavour and attractive feathery leaves; often grown as part of a salad mix, can be cut a few leaves at a time. Sow early spring and autumn.
SM106 approx. 300 seeds
SM107
SM138
SM160
SM161 No WA
Perilla H
Perilla is an easy-to-grow warm season annual to 80 cm high. Sow from spring through summer in temperate and subtropical areas, sow in the dry season in tropical areas. Soil temperature needs to be 20 - 22C for good germination. Grow it in full sun; partial shade is better in hot areas. Prevent the plants flowering and setting seed to avoid weediness. Days to harvest: 80-85.
Perilla 'Green' H UT
Perilla frutescens
syn. Green Shiso, Beefsteakplant
Green perilla is a popular Asian vegetable with a spicy, aromatic flavour between mint and basil. It has been used for centuries both as medicine and food. The seeds, leaves and flowers are used in salads and cooked with a wide variety of food including flavouring raw fish, bean curd, pickles and tempura.
SP201 approx. 100 seeds
SP202
Perilla 'Tia To' H UT
Perilla frutescens
syn. 'Tiet To', Vietnamese Perilla
'Tia To' has very attractive leaves, purple on one side and dark green on the other. Traditionally used in Vietnamese cuisine; the leaves are shredded and used in eggplant and seafood dishes and in rice paper rolls. It has a mild, aromatic flavour between mint and basil. The red colour contrast is more vibrant at cooler temperatures.
SP248 approx. 100 seeds
Rocket
Eruca sativa
syn. Arugula
Rocket is a popular, fast growing, spicy salad green. The young rocket leaves have the best flavour, after flowering the leaves become bitter. Rocket will tolerate any soil in full sun, although it prefers a moderate to rich loam. Self sows readily. Sow rocket seed early spring and autumn, 1 cm deep, cover with seed raising mix or fine soil. Sow direct where it is to grow. Space 15 cm apart.
SR104 approx. 250 seeds
SR105
SR106
SR173 No WA
Rocket 'Dragon's Tongue' UT
No SA / VIC
Diplotaxis tenuifolia
Syn. Wild or Perennial Rocket
This is a completely different plant to cultivated rocket. 'Dragon's Tongue' is a short-lived perennial with dark green, deeply indented leaves with red veins. It is slower growing with small, yellow, edible flowers. The plant tends to sprawl, so needs a bit of room; it also may self sow. The flavour is similar to rocket but deeper and more complex. It is a unique addition to a salad.
It prefers a moderate to rich loamy soil. Grows from full sun to partial shade. Sow seed spring and autumn, avoid sowing during hot weather. Keep soil evenly moist for tender leaves that are not too spicy. Days to harvest: 50; harvest the tender outside leaves.
SR178 approx. 250 seeds
SR179
Rocket 'Sylvetta' UT
No SA / VIC
Diplotaxis tenuifolia
Syn. Wild rocket, roquette, selvatica
A completely different plant to standard rocket. 'Sylvetta' has dark green, deeply indented leaves with a piquant, peppery flavour. It is slower growing with small, yellow, edible flowers.
The plant tends to sprawl, so needs a bit of room; it also may self sow. It is more heat and cold tolerant than standard rocket. A unique addition to a salad and can also be added to stir-fries.
It prefers a moderate to rich loamy soil. Grows from full sun to partial shade. Sow seed spring and autumn, avoid sowing during hot weather. Keep soil evenly moist for tender leaves that are not too spicy. Days to harvest: 50
SR180 approx. 250 seeds
SR181
Salad Mix
Imagine a salad that includes many taste and texture sensations: bitter, sweet, tangy, crunchy and tender. Growing a salad mix is probably the simplest way to boost the vitamins and anti-oxidants in your diet. The seeds selected for our mixes are available separately in small packets or as bulk quantities. Seasonal variation in supply may mean the mix contents vary slightly from the description.

Detail of seeds included currently, it may change seasonally:
Beetroot Bulls Blood, Beetroot Detroit, Chicory Red Dandelion, Endive, Kale Red Winter, Lettuce Brown Romaine, Lettuce Freckles, Lettuce Lollo Rossa Darkness, Lettuce Marvel of Four Seasons, Lettuce Parris Is Cos, Lettuce Royal Oakleaf, Lettuce Salad Bowl Green, Lettuce Salad Bowl Red, Mibuna, Mizuna, Mustard Red Giant, Rocket, Silverbeet Colour Mix, Silverbeet Silver Ribs, Silverbeet Ruby, Spinach Galilee, Spinach Giant of Winter.

Microgreens
Microgreens, salad mix, mesclun and baby leaf are new terms for many gardeners. So what are they and are they worth growing in the home garden? Microgreens are basically many of the same leafy greens as are used for salad mixes but are cut at a smaller stage and only harvested once.

Microgreens growing information...

Salad Mix
For the gourmet, this colourful mix may include leaf lettuces, chicory, endive, rocket, beetroot greens, kale, mizuna, mustard, silverbeet and spinach.
SS133
SS189
SS210

Salad mix growing information...

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Saltwort UT
Salsola komarovii
syn. Okahi, Okahijiki, Land Seaweed
Saltwort is a traditional Japanese culinary herb with long, succulent leaves with an appealing, crunchy texture. It is native to the salt marshes of Japan, but well adapted to less saline soils. It is a quick growing annual to 20 - 45 cm high. It germinates best at 21 - 26C soil temperature. In temperate areas sow spring to mid summer. In subtropical areas sow March - September. Add tender young leaves to salads and sushi, or steam longer stems as a green. It is rich in vitamins and minerals, including Vitamin A, calcium, and potassium. Days to harvest: 40 - 55.
Sow seed promptly as this seed has only a short viability.

SS195 approx. 400 seeds
SS196
Sorrel 'Red Vein' UT
No WA
Rumex sanguineus
'Red Vein' has bright green leaves with contrasting dark red stems and veins. It is a herbaceous, hardy perennial to 30 cm high. The flavour is sharp, tangy and lemony, the texture is smooth and crisp. It is mainly used as a salad green or baby leaf as the older leaves become tough. It also makes a beautiful garnish. Nutritionally it contains vitamins A and C; minerals calcium, iron, phosphorus, potassium and magnesium. It germinates best at 7 - 23C soil temperature. Sow in spring in temperate areas; March - September in subtropical areas; April - July in tropical areas. Choose a position in partial shade. Preferred soil is fertile and well drained; it will tolerate acid conditions pH 5.5 - 6.8. Harvest in 55 days by picking outer leaves. Plants can be propagated by division.
SS222 approx. 250 seeds
Upland Cress UT
Barbarea verna
syn. Winter Cress
Low growing, very cold hardy biennial vegetable with a delicate, peppery flavour to use in salads or as a cooked green. Yellow blossoms attract beneficial insects. Sow in spring or autumn.
SC209 approx. 500 seeds
Watercress UT
Nasturtium officinale
Watercress is a perennial, hardy aquatic creeper that grows naturally in gently flowing streams, it has small white flowers all summer long. The young shoots and leaves are very nutritious with a spicy, peppery taste. It has proven health properties and is rich in vitamin A, C, calcium, iron and folate as well as isothiocyanates which are cancer-fighting compounds. It is used in salads, soups and sandwiches. Watercress can be grown successfully in ponds in full sun; in very moist, partially shaded sites in the garden; or in a large, self-watering pots placed in the shade. Sow the seed in spring or autumn. Suitable for all areas.
SW114 approx. 500 seeds
SW122
organically certified with ACO Australian Certified Organic
UT untreated; no chemical fungicide, insecticide or rodenticide
edible flower petals to add colour, flavour and nutrition to meals
H suitable for hot and humid growing conditions
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