Vegetables Radicchio, Radish, Rhubarb and Rocket



Radicchio

Becoming a popular salad crop, producing a strong red leaf colour for use in mixed salad leaf.
 

Radicchio Bel Fiore


Radicchio Bel Fiore
Cichrium intybus
A new spotted Italian radicchio. A variegato di Lusia type - nice round oval heads that produce deep red/pink spots during warmer weather. 3-4 inch heads that have a mildly bitter radicchio flavour. 60 days

2.25 Av 25 seeds



 

Radicchio Leonardo

Radicchio Leonardo
Produces large round red heads with green outer leaves that can be harvested between July and Nov, has good storage potential and some tip burn resistance.

1.45 Av 30 seeds



 


Radicchio Ingigo
A mid - early main crop variety, uniform round heads with green outer leaves, deep maroon with white rib leaves, good tolerance to bolting. Sow March to May harvest June to November. Ideal for salads, mixed salad leaf packs. Pelleted Seed. RHS Award of Garden Merit

1.75 Av 30 seeds




 

Radish
(Raphanus sativus)
For late spring crops sow late winter (under cloches) to spring, for cropping Autumn onwards sow midsummer, position in a sunny sheltered site, sow thinly 1cm deep, in rows 20-25cm apart thin to 15cm apart. Sow every 14 days in succession for continual harvest throughout the growing season.
Sow radish as a catch crop between rows.

Radish Rainbow Mixed

Radish Rainbow Mixed
This mixture will brighten up any salad bowl with this mixture of coloured-skinned radishes. Vibrant roots of purple, red, white and gold contain crisp, white flesh with a refreshing, tangy flavour. They can be harvest in approximately 28 days from sowing, sow successional crops throughout summer.

1.35 Av 500 seeds

 

 


Radish KN Bravo F1

Radish KN Bravo F1
A striking new purple hybrid radish with internal colours from pale purple/blue to white with purple streaks Roots are approx 9" in length and 2-3" in diameter and has a good sweet taste. Note this variety contains approx 5-10% white-rooted types. Ideal for sowing spring and summer. A hybrid Daikon radish.

1.99 Av 100 seeds

 


Radish Zlata Yellow

 

Radish Zlata Yellow
An unusual yellow radish that has a crisp white interior, Zlata is a medium sized plum shaped radish that has a strong spicy flavour without being too peppery and a crunchy texture. Ideal for salads or relishes 3 - 4 weeks from sowing to harvest. For early crop sow March to April and Main crop sow April to August.

0.95 Av 250 seeds

 

 


Radish Hailstone

 

 

Radish Hailstone
An early white round radish that is crisp and tender with plenty of flavour. A nice mild tasting spring radish ideal for salads and stir fries. 3-4 weeks from sowing to harvest

0.95 Av 250 seeds

 

 


Radish Red Meat

 

 

Radish Red Meat
A unique white and green skin radish that has dark pink flesh, nice and crisp, sweet and very tasty. Size from 2-4" sow March to September benefits from a late spring early summer sowing to prevent bolting, 3-4 weeks from sowing to harvest, a traditional Chinese radish also known as "watermelon radish" ideal for salads or in stir fries. Direct sow in rows or broadcast over a small area.

0.95 Av 150 seeds

 

 


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 Candela di Fuoco
Rhaphanus sativus
Radish Candela De Fuoco Candle of fire, a red skinned radish with succulent long tapered roots, crisp white flesh. Quick to mature Italian Ravanello (Radish) ideal for salads, sow from February to September in sun or semi shade.

0.69 Av 110 seeds


 


Radish Ping Pong F1 seeds
 

Radish Ping Pong F1
Pure white variety a good shape and uniformity. Nice crisp texture contrasts very well with the purple and red varieties in salads, mild flavoured. RHS Award of Garden Merit

1.15 Av 250 seeds

 

 


Radish Amethyst F1 seeds
 

Radish Amethyst F1
Striking purple skinned variety with crisp white flesh, good shape and strong tops, slow to go pithy. RHS Award of Garden Merit

1.15 Av 250 seeds

 

 

 


Radish Saxa

Radish Saxa
Sow February to August Harvest approx 4 weeks after sowing
Produces round, scarlet roots that are early to mature. Early Indoor sowings can be made in glasshouse, cold frame or under cloches, outdoors sow thinly. RHS Award of Garden Merit

0.99 Av 500 seeds

 

 


Radish Black Spanish Round

Radish Black Spanish Round
Autumn and Winter harvesting, large round black skinned roots with pure white crisp flesh. Ideal for salads, stir fry and cooking. Sow July and August.

0.99 Av 500 seeds

 

 


Radish Cherry Belle

Radish Cherry Belle
A standard early round globe variety, red skinned with a mild flavour. RHS award of Garden Merit

£0.95 Av 1,000 seeds

 

 


Radish China Rose
Autumn and Winter harvesting, large variety with rose coloured skin ideal for salads and cooking. Very popular for micro greens. Sow July and August

£0.95 Av 500 seeds

 

 


Radish Daikon

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

£0.90 Av 1,000 seeds

 

 


 

Radish French Breakfast
Oval shaped with white tip. A vigorous fast maturing mild flavoured radish.

£0.99 Av 1,000 seeds

 

 


Radish Jolly

Radish Jolly
A top quality Cherry Belle type with strong foliage and intense red coloured roots with very little woodiness. Better holding ability than other Cherry Belle types.

£0.99 Av 500 seeds


 

 


Radish Long White Icicle

 

 

Radish Long White Icicle
Pure white roots with  excellent crisp flesh

£0.95 Av 500 seeds

 

 


 

Radish Scarlet Globe
Red globe shaped roots with delicate tasty white flesh. RHS Award of Garden Merit

£0.95 Av 1,000 seeds


 


 

 


Rhubarb 

Sow February to May in drills 2.5cm deep, thin to 25cm apart. Planting out in their final position during the following winter. Do not harvest until second year after planting.

Rhubarb Victoria

 

 

Rhubarb Victoria
Very popular main crop variety. This heavy yielding, long stalked variety is a good low maintenance crop. 1gram approx 65 seeds

£1.85 Av 1 gram pkt

 

 

Rhubarb Glaskins Perpetual

 

 

Rhubarb Glaskins Perpetual
Rheum palmatum hybridum
Long stemmed with bright juicy red stalks. Early maturing and establishes quickly.

£1.85 Av 60 seeds

 

 

 


Rocket
Roquette

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.

0.89 Av 1,000 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 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

0.99 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.

0.99 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.

0.99 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 Av 2 gram pkt



 

 

Italian Rocket

Rocket Ruccola Coltivata

Rocket Ruccola Coltivata  Hardy Annual
Eruca vesicaria subsp. sativa
Italian cultivated rocket or Mediterranean Rocket, Ruccola (Rocket) Quick growing, robust plant with pungent leaves. Ideal on its own or in with mixed salad leaves. Ideal baby leaf Culinary herb.

0.79 Av 500 seeds

 

 

 

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The cultural information should be used as a guide only, I have found a number of different sowing techniques for the same seed from different sources there does not seem to be a standard. With this in mind you should use this website as a guide only, you probably already have a tried and tested way of sowing different seeds. As a rule of thumb the larger the seed size the more cover it requires, and fine seed like Lobelia Begonia etc requires no cover.
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