Salad Leaf Summer Mix

The ideal mix of seeds to create perfect summer salads – slow to bolt and heat tolerant – you'll never need to buy a bag of salad again! More
500 seeds 080105 £1.95 In stock
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In the summer, we all want to grow heat tolerant salad crops, which won't bolt as soon as the weather turns hot and dry. This mix will give delicious, tangy bowls of baby leaves, which you can sow March-August and harvest for months at a stretch. Pictured here with edible pansies (violas)

This mix contains:
  • Mustard 'Ruby Streaks'
  • Mustard 'Red Zest'
  • Mizuna
  • Tatsoi
  • Pak Choi 'Golden Yellow'
  • Pak Choi 'Canton White'

Please note, illustrated packets are being introduced gradually over the coming months, availability may vary.

Type Hardy Annual
Border Position Kitchen Garden
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Scent Unscented
Site Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 15cm (6in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow March - August. You can speed the germination process up by sowing into a length of guttering under cover and transplanting outside.
Care Tips Protect with cloches from winter frosts if growing outside.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice
Slow-cooked tomato with feta and basil salad recipe

Use your oven to 'sun-dry' your tomatoes. This retains their sweetness, does not dry them out too much and preserves them short-term.

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Salad Leaf Summer Mix reviews

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Reviewed 20th April 2020 by Tricia

Great salad mix Easy to sow and germinated quickly

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Reviewed 20th April 2020 by Simon

Overpriced, unhelpful and rude, I won’t be using them again.

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Reviewed 20th April 2020 by Shirley

Making excellent growth in cold greenhouse

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Reviewed 2nd August 2019 by Mrs Heydon

Outstanding result - should have bought more

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Reviewed 2nd August 2019 by Annabel

No sign of anything! No germination.

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Reviewed 1st August 2019 by Gillian

Rather "leggy" and was a little dosappointed. Germinated well

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Mrs McIlvenna

Germinated well and quickly.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Mary

Everything excellent...service, plants, advice...best gardening site

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Pip

These seeds were very quick to bolt and were eaten very badly....Not as hardy as other makes.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Robert

good mixture,easy to grow

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Kathy

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Mr Vale

Brilliant return and still sowing periodically

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Debra

I would urge everyone to grow these salad leaves, so well worth it, so much better than buying leaves that go soggy in plastic bags

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Kathy

Easy to use website with good range of products. Efficient service. Plants arrived in good condition and thrived in the garden.