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Oriental and Asian vegetables

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Oriental Vegetable Collection
Oriental vegetable seed packet collection 5 packets, Perilla Shiso Britton, Mizuna, Siamese Dragon Stir Fry mixture, Mustard Osaka Purple, Choy Sum Hon Tsai Tai plus a FREE Packet of Pak Choi Pueblo

5.75 Oriental Veg Collection

 

 

 

 

Hong Vit - leaf radish

Hong Vit Leaf Radish
Radish - Raphanus sativus
A pink stemmed leaf radish. Fast growing with hairless leaves and pink stems, mild radish flavour. Harvest as baby leaves, baby veg or full sized  bunched leaves for soups, salads or stir fries. 1 gram approx 75 seeds

1.50 Av 2 gram pkt

 

 

 


Radish Rat Tails

Radish Rat Tails
Radish rat tails a radish that is harvested above ground, grown for the long slender edible seed pods. A popular kitchen garden vegetable from the 1800's hot and spicy flavoured pods are used raw in salads, snacks or cooked. Harvest while the pods are young and tender. Sow spring onwards in situ when the ground has warmed up. Height 1m+  Stake plants as they can become top heavy. 60 seeds per gram

0.99 Av 2 gram

 

 


Radish Daikon
Oriental Radish. Large long white tapered roots. Normally cut into strips and are Ideal in salads, roasted, stir-fried, grated.

0.90 Av 1,000 seeds

 

 

 


Saltwort seeds salsola komarovii, Known as 'Okahijiki' or Land seaweed

Saltwort or Okahijiki
salsola komarovii
Known as 'Okahijiki' or Land seaweed in Japan. A traditional Japanese culinary herb and Oriental Vegetable. Leaves are long and succulent with an appealing crunchy texture. Add tender young leaves to salads and sushi, steam longer stems for healthy side dishes. Rich in vitamins and minerals. Juice is used as a diuretic. Can be harvested at the seedling stage for micro greens or baby leaf stage for adding to salad mixtures.

1.50 Av 100 seeds


 


Spinach, New Zealand
Tetragonia
An alternative to spinach and can be picked throughout the summer and into the autumn, plants do not run to seed during the hot summers. Leaves are used raw or cooked, Young leaves used raw in salads. Sow in trays/pots plant out after last frosts in a sunny position. Or sow in situ in shallow drills 1cm deep, pinch out growing tip to make the plants bush out.
5 gram approx 70 seeds

1.25 Av 5 gram pkt

 

 

 


Mustard Spinach Tendergreen
Brassica rapa var komatsuna
Popular salad and stir fry greens from Japan. The leaves are used raw or cooked and having a flavour between cabbage and the oriental mustards. Flowering stems are used raw or cooked. Position in full sun, kept moist, a hardy plant to approx -12 deg C and can be cropped for most of the year, during winter under cover. Sow seed in situ April to September. Thin to 20-30cm apart.

1.10 Av 400 seeds

 

 


Okra Clemsons Spineless
Hibiscus esculentus
Gumbo, Ladies Fingers, Bhindi
Asian Delicacy, tender annual greenhouse plant grown like a tomato. Small fruits can be used cooked on their own or added to soups, stews and sauces. The fruit should be harvested when young to encourage more production. The seed is made into 'tofu' or 'tempeh' and roasted used as a coffee substitute. Requires a warm sunny sheltered site but is best grown in a greenhouse. Sow early spring onwards @ 15-30 deg C in single pots, plant out June onwards at 45cm apart provide climbing support.

1.20 Av 50 seeds

 

 


Orach(e) Red Plume
Atriplex hortensis
Mountain Spinach  Annual
Leaves are used raw or cooked used as spinach, the seed is believed to be a good source of vitamin'A'. Makes an ideal garden ornamental. In the middle ages the plant was used for lung and liver ailments.

1.20 Av 100 seeds

 

 


Tokyo Bekana
21 days baby leaf   45 days mature
Recommended for thick sowing and harvest of deliciously sweet, tender-crispy, baby leaves that add a whole new dimension to salad mixes. Bright, light green leaves are curly and ruffled.
Re grows for multiple cuttings. Excellent for Micro Greens, baby leaf year-round with winter protection. At full size, tender ruffled leaves on narrow white petioles can be bunched like Vitamin Green.

1.75 Av 250 seeds

 

 

Tokyo Bekana excellent new salad leaf

Vitamin Green
21 days baby leaf   45 days mature
A delicious leafy green vegetable, a member of the brassica family smooth leaves up to 30cm x 10cm are a deep green in colour. Tender leaves are full of flavour, harvest leaves when small for stir-fries, salads or steaming. Slow to bolt and continually provide new leaves over a long harvest period. Tolerant to both heat and cold. Sow early spring to mid summer.

1.75 Av 250 seeds

 

 

 

 

 

Perilla Shiso - Britton
Perilla frutescens var crispa
Perilla Shiso bi coloured an eye catching Oriental vegetable with green leaves and red undersides. Use in micro and salad mixtures, larger leaves are used as sushi wraps and plate garnishes. Larger leaved than the red or green Shiso.
Mild mint/basil aroma, ideal ornamental plant for containers and borders.

1.35 pkt approx 400 seeds

 

Perilla Shiso - Britton seeds

 

 

 

 


Purslane Green       Annual Culinary herb
Portulaca oleracea
Sprawling plant with fleshy stalks and rosettes of leaves on tips. Fresh leaves used in salad and can be cooked like spinach.

1.15 Av 600 seeds

 

 

 


Purslane Golden

 

Purslane Golden   Annual Culinary herb
Portulaca oleracea
The golden counterpart of green Purslane. A salad herb, the red stems contrast well with yellow/golden leaves. stems and leaves can be pickled for winter use. Purslane has the magical powers of happiness, luck, love and sleep.

1.15 Av 300 seeds

 

 


Red Russian Kale
Grey-green feathery leaves on purple stems add a distinctive shape and texture to the salad bowl and baby leaf salad mixtures. A baby veg that can also be used in stir-frying. Harvest young leaves 4 to 6 weeks earlier for sweet, tender baby leaf. Sow 1cm deep early spring under cover or direct sow April through to September.

0.79 Av 500 seeds

 

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 Salad Rape
Brassica napus
Faster growing than the mustard or cress salad it has larger leaves and slightly milder taste. Rape is often used instead of mustard in the punnets of cress and mustard. Also suitable for use as a green manure. Mix with cress for a spicy flavour. 40g approx 8,000 seeds

1.95 Av 40 gram pkt

13.50 Av 500 gram pkt

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Rocket

 

Salad Rocket

 

Rocket Salad Pegasus
Eruca sativa
Salad rocket with a very upright habit, great mild peppery flavoured leaves and a refined leaf shape. High yielding British bred variety Pegasus is slow to bolt and quick to establish, use as cut and come again by harvesting the young tender outer leaves. Successional sowing of Rocket salad will ensure a continual fresh supply. Ideal baby leaf Culinary herb, great in salads and on Pizza.

0.99 Av 500 seeds

 


 



Rocket Salad     Annual
Eruca sativa - Rocket Salad, Cultivated Rocket, Italian Cress, Rucola
Excellent choice for salads Sow from February to September, successional sowings every few weeks for a constant supply. The young leaves which have a distinctive hot spicy flavour are used in salads. Can be grown in a pot on the windowsill and can be included in a cress and mustard mix. Cut and come again crop. Sow in situ (or pots/trays), thinly 1cm deep, 30cm between rows, thin to 15cm. Very popular for peppery micro greens Culinary herb. Approx 700 seeds per gram.


1.20 Av 1,400 seeds

4.25 Av 10 gram pkt



 

Rocket Cultivated        Annual
Eruca sativa - Arugula Oruga Roquette
Rocket salad an excellent choice for salads or adding to mixed salad leaves, sow from February to September. The young leaves which have a distinctive hot spicy flavour are used in salads. Can be grown in a pot on the windowsill and can be included in a cress and mustard mix, mixed lettuce leaves, baby leaf mix, micro greens Culinary herb. Approx 600 seeds per gram

1.25 Av 1,200 seeds

4.75 Av 10 gram pkt

 


Rocket Sky Rocket seeds

Rocket Sky Rocket       Annual
Eruca sativa
A well lobed salad rocket type, quick growing baby leaf and ready to cut in 25-30 days with a succulent rocket flavour. Bred for the flavour of Wild Rocket and the growing habit of rocket, a slow bolter and slow to stress. Approx 500 seeds per gram Culinary herb

1.10 Av 1,000 seeds

3.75 Av 10 gram pkt



Rocket Voyager

Rocket Voyager
Diplotaxis erucoides
Salad Rocket Voyager has the serrated leaves of wild rocket, but with a distinctive flavour that is tangy and peppery. Suitable for normal or baby leaf production. Very popular with the catering trade Culinary herb. Approx 3,000 seeds per gram

0.75 Av 1,400 seeds

5.45 Av 5 gram pkt

 



 

Wild Rocket

Rocket Gourmet  Perennial
Diplotaxis tenuifolia
Wild rocket variety with more refined and highly serrated leaf shape than standard wild rocket. Gourmet is one of the slowest varieties to bolt. Successional sowing of Wild Rocket will ensure a continual fresh supply. Ideal baby leaf Culinary herb.

0.95 Av 1,000 seeds

 



 

Rocket Adventurer   Perennial
Wild rocket with more robust darker green leaves, which gives Adventurer its great flavour and texture, with good bolting resistance and a longer shelf life, will make it one of our most popular rocket varieties. Successional sowing of Wild Rocket will ensure a continual fresh supply. Ideal baby leaf Culinary herb.

0.95 Av 1,000 seeds

 



Rocket Wild           Perennial
Eruca vesicaria
Rocket Wild a wild fiery rocket having a stronger flavour than Eruca sativa, a strong peppery flavour and extremely tender, use in salads and stir-fry. A very health giving plant aiding digestion, acting as a tonic and purifies the blood. Successional sowing of wild rocket seeds will ensure a continual fresh supply. Grows like wildfire, it can be sown all year round in milder climates or given some protection in colder areas. Ideal baby leaf Culinary herb.

1.25 Av 1,000 seeds

 



Rocket Discovery    Perennial
Diplotaxis erucoides
Wild Rocket. Discovery has the serrated dark leaves of wild rocket but with a distinctive tangy peppery flavour. Leaves are more upright and is slower to bolt than the standard wild rocket. Suitable for both normal and baby leaf rocket. 2 gram approx 900 seeds Culinary herb


1.25 NOW 0.90 Av 2 gram pkt



 

 

Rocket Sweet                Perennial
Hesperis matronalis
Dame's Violet, Sweet Rocket, Dame's Rocket, Garden Rocket
A mixture of violet and white flowers. The young leaves are used in salads as a cress substitute, it is more pungent than rocket or cress and is used sparingly. Was once used dried on board ship as they are rich in vitamin C. The leaves are picked prior to flowering.
It is a short lived perennial and is often grown as a biennial. During summer evenings the flowers give off an intense fragrance. A good attractor for bees, butterflies and moths. Prefers a well drained site in sun or part shade. Sow spring in situ or indoors plant out summer, sow July for planting out the following spring. Culinary herb

1.10 Av 100 seeds


 


Salsify
Tragopogon porrifolius
Vegetable Oyster or Oyster plant
Root is eaten raw or cooked . The young root grated in salads. The older root is cooked and tastes sweet and resembles Oysters. Flowers & young shoots are edible and the seed can be sprouted and used in salads and sandwiches. Sow in situ early Spring thinly to a depth of 1cm, thinning to 15cm and 25cm between rows. The soil should be deeply dug for root cropping.

1.10 Av 85 seeds

 

 

 


 

 Scorzonera
Scorzonera hispanica
Black Salsify, Escorzonera, Kara Iskorcina
Scorzonera root is cooked or roasted and used as a coffee substitute. The leaves and petals used in salads. Prefers a light soil, Sow in situ early Spring water in well, thinly to a depth of 1cm, thinning to 15cm and 25cm between rows. Can be sown in situ during august.

1.25 Av 75 seeds

 

 


 

Seakale Lilywhite
Crambe maritima
Hardy perennial of beaches and coastal sites. A delicacy from the olden days, young leaves and flowers can be eaten raw or lightly cooked, young shoots are boiled and eaten like asparagus plants are forced after the 3rd year. Relative of the Brassica family. To sow remove outer seed casing to speed up germination, sow in pots, trays, direct sow or nursery bed from May to June. Transplant into final position following May 1m apart, thin direct sown plants at fourth leaf stage.

Av 15 seeds 2.35

 

 

 

Sorrel Red Veined
Rumex sanguineus var. sanguineus
Bright green leaves contrast sharply with the red stems and the blood red veins. Leaves have a sharp and tangy sorrel flavour ideal for salads, mixed salad leaves, makes an excellent border or large container plant. Ideal for microgreens, can be used as cut and come again plants, makes an excellent border or large container plant Culinary Herb. Alternative salad recommended by WHICH for its classic taste and bright red streaks.

0.85 Av 200 seeds



Sorrel Broad Leaved       Perennial
Rumex acetosa
Sorrel broad leaved, the young leaves have a tangy taste and are used to liven up salads, also used as a vegetable like spinach and for microgreens, can also be used as cut and come again Culinary herb. Approx 800 seeds per gram

1.00 Av 500 seeds

5.25 Av 5 gram pkt



 



 

Swiss Chard
Beta vulgaris

Micro Green Swiss Chard
Green and bronze savoyed leaves, the stems grow multi coloured. Milder tasting than ordinary chard. micro greens. 16 to 25 days. Approx 100 seeds per gram.

1.10 Av 1 gram pkt


 



 

Swiss Chard Yellow
Yellow Midrib. Ideal baby leaf in salads when used at young leaf stage. As with all chards make excellent border and container plants. Very popular for micro greens.

1.20 Av 100 seeds

 



 


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Swiss Chard Bright Lights
Stems of many colours including gold, pink, orange, purple, red and white, with bright and pastel variations. Lightly savoy coloured green or bronze leaves. Stunning bunched, and baby leaves are a natural salad mix. The taste is milder than ordinary chard, with each colour a bit different. Colourful bedding and other ornamental possibilities abound. If grown from plug trays rather than direct sown, individual colours can be separated out. Suitable for production year round, but somewhat less frost hardy than normal chard. Enough seed for a 80ft row with a plant spacing of 1ft (30cm). RHS Award of Garden Merit

0.79 Av  35 seeds

1.15 Av  70 seeds

 




Red Rhubarb Chard Charlotte

Rhubarb Chard Charlotte (Red)
Magnificent red petioles with a dark green waxy leaf for ornamental or culinary use. Harvested small at the baby leaf stage for salads or left to mature. Very popular for micro greens. Sow late spring onwards 1 cm deep, 35 cm between rows. Very popular for micro greens. RHS Award of Garden Merit.
3 gram approx 160 seeds seed count varies as seed is not uniform.

1.20 Av 3 gram pkt

 



Swiss Chard White Silver 2 seeds

Swiss Chard White Silver 2     
Harvest leaf and stems, stalks have a celery flavour, spinach like leaves, ideal for summer and autumn harvest.
2 gram approx 110 seeds


1.25 Av 2 gram pkt

 

 

 


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