Salad Plants

Grow your own salad leaves & lettuces from plug plants. You only need a little space to grow a lot of salad, and partial shade is fine too. All our plug plants come with a full growing guide to help you get started.

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  • Lettuce – Freckles

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Easy to grow, decorative and delicious
    Freckles is easy to grow from our lovely young plug plants. It is heat tolerant, crisp and bolt resistant. Freckles is unlike any romaine lettuce you will see. It has bright green leaves that look like someone splattered painted burgundy spots all over them! A lovely variety. Growing lettuces from plug plants is easy – you can grow them in pots or beds – just follow the instructions in the growing guide that you will receive with your plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Freckles (organic*)

    In the kitchen: The best salads often have lettuce as their base to give you background flavours and plenty of crunch. The next time you make a Caesar salad use Freckles and create your own work of art.

  • Wild Rocket

    Wild Rocket

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Easy to grow, full of flavour and plentiful

    This is one of our favourite vegetable plants to grow. Keep it well watered, and plant it in a slightly shady spot. The taste is phenomenal compared to shop bought rocket and it just keeps cropping for months. Cut the outer leaves off as they reach the desired size. Simple. Growing wild rocket from our plug plants is easy – just follow the instructions in the growing guide that is provided with your plants when they arrive.

    Number of plants: 10 organic plug plants

    Variety: Wild Rocket (organic*)

    In the kitchen: With its peppery flavoured leaves it is delicious used in salads. Sprinkle over pizzas and pasta dishes too for a little kick.

  • Lettuce – Buttercrunch

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    A firm favourite in the lettuce world
    This variety of lettuce is actually somewhere between a butterhead and a crisphead. It has soft outer leaves but with a creamy green heart of a much crispier texture. Buttercrunch will stand well without bolting – a very good option for suntrap gardens. Growing lettuces using our organic plug plants is so simple, and you’ll receive a complete growing guide with your plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Buttercrunch (organic*)

    In the kitchen: The best salads often have lettuce as their base to give you background flavours and plenty of crunch.

  • Lettuce – Green Salad Bowl

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    A cut & come again favourite
    You’ll get a steady supply of frilly, light green leaves from this lettuce. Use it as a cut-and-come-again, harvesting leaves as required without lifting the whole plant. It is very easy to grow, and from just ten plug plants you should have lettuce all summer long (as long as you keep the slugs at bay!) You’ll receive a full growing guide with the lettuce plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Green Salad Bowl (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Use this lettuce in all types of salad – it is a real winner.

  • Lettuce – Little Gem

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    A crunchy, compact lettuce that takes up little space
    Producing small plants, this lettuce forms a small, tight heart – it is quick growing and will do well planted in between rows of other veggies as it doesn’t need much space. Harvest the entire lettuce once the head reaches full size, approx 12-15cm tall. The plug plants arrive in plastic-free packaging together with a complete growing guide.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Little Gem (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Wonderfully versatile with so much to offer, this lettuce is deliciously in salads, or braised/sautéed. Try braising it with peas and mint!

  • Lettuce – Lollo Biondi

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Tender cut and come again lettuce leaves
    One of the prettiest lime-green varieties of multi leaf lettuces. It is the shiny-green sister of Lollo Rosso. This variety has extremely frizzy, crinkled and compact leaves. Growing lettuces from plug plants is incredibly easy – just plant up in beds or pots and keep them well watered and protected from slugs. Complete growing guide comes with the plants which are delivered in plastic-free packaging.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Lollo Biondi (organic*)

    In the kitchen: The best salads have lettuce as their base to give you background flavours and plenty of crunch.

  • Lettuce – Lollo Rossa

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    This wonderful looking lettuce is a must in any kitchen garden
    Lollo Rossa lettuce forms tight frilly maroon heads. You can wait and harvest the whole plant, or pick a few leaves here and there as needed. It is very easy to grow lettuces from plug plants – just pop them in the ground, or in pots or a window box, and keep them well watered. A full growing guide is provided with the plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Lollo Rossa (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Use this lettuce to bulk up salads and add a splash of colour.

  • Lettuce – Red Salad Bowl

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Easy to grow, loose leafed red lettuce
    This is an excellent non-heading lettuce that provides a steady supply of deep red, oak-shaped leaves. Use it as acut-and-come-again crop, harvesting regularly through the summer months. The lettuce plug plants are very easy to grow – perfect for pots, beds or window boxes. A full growing guide is included with the plant delivery.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Red Salad Bowl (organic*)

    In the kitchen: The best salads have lettuce as their base to give you background flavours and plenty of crunch. This red leafed variety adds good colour.

  • Quick Growing Salad Collection

    £29.99
    (90 Plug Plants)

    Cut and come again salad to enjoy all summer
    If you are keen to begin harvesting tasty salads in just a couple of weeks after planting, then this easy to grow little pack of cut-and-come-again salad plug plants is perfect. The plug plants are so easy to grow, just pop them in the ground, water well and keep protected from slugs. Suitable for growing in pots or beds, and will do well in light shade. All our vegetable plug plants are delivered in plastic-free packaging and come with a complete growing guide.

    You’ll receive various different salad plants, with 3 types of lettuce, as well as spinach, rocket, mizuna, mustard leaves, chard and beetroot.

    Number of plants: 90 plug plants

    Space required: An area approx 120cm x 150cm

    In the kitchen: Pick a few leaves from each plant to make your own mixed salad and ditch the supermarket salad bags this summer.

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    Celery – Green Utah

    £5.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    An easy to grow variety of celery
    This variety of celery forms crisp green stalks. It doesn’t need to be blanched as it grows – it is a ‘self-blanching’ variety. If you don’t know what that means, don’t worry, because all it basically means is that you don’t need to do anything other than pop the plants in the ground and keep them well watered throughout the growing season. There is loads of advice in the growing guide that comes with the plug plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Green Utah (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Delicious used raw in salads, or for using to dip into hummus. Celery is equally delicious if braised or chopped in casseroles or a fish pie, adding a different texture to your dish. Use the leaves and any older tougher stalks to make stock.

  • Endive – Pancalieri

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    A crunchy salad leaf that grows easily

    A frizzy, frilly feast of a plant! Harvest the young leaves as a cut-and-come-again to add a punchy flavour and a good crunch to salads, or wait until the whole head has matured. Endives are very easy to grow using our organic plug plants, just follow the advice in the comprehensive growing guide that arrives with your delivery.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Pancalieri (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Endives have a slightly more biting flavour than lettuce so the leaves work wonderfully well in salads.

  • Mizuna – Kyoto Green

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Attractive, delicious salad leaves

    Mizuna is a cut-and-come-again Oriental salad leaf with deeply cut, spicy flavoured leaves. It is easy to grow and well worth having in your salad patch. Harvest the leaves regularly so that the plant continues to grow for many weeks. If you grow these plants in a slightly shaded spot, they will last even longer without bolting early. Mizuna plug plants make it easy to get going – no fussing with seeds! Just follow the advice in the growing guide when your plants arrive.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Kyoto (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Mizuna is delicious in salads, adding a punchy flavour. When it does bolt you can use the broccoli-like florets in stir-fries.

  • Tree Spinach

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Sparkling pink and golden leaves!

    Arguably the most beautiful salad leaf you’ll ever see! Tree Spinach plants deepen into a stunning magenta at the tips, and genuinely sparkle with a little gold dusting. Seeing is believing, so give them a grow and enjoy popping the pink leaves in your salads! The plug plants arrive with a complete growing guide, so it is easy to get started with growing these beauties, but worth knowing in advance that the plants grow quite tall and are best planted at the back of a border/bed.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Tree Spinach (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Add Tree Spinach leaves to salads for a splash of bright pink – it’ll look really amazing!

  • Chicory – Rossa di Treviso

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    An interesting plant to try in your kitchen garden

    This is a fun little plant to grow, adding a deep red colour to your plot. Harvest the whole head or just use the outer leaves. Once fully grown you can usually leave it in the ground until you’re ready to harvest. It is easy to grow chicory using our organic plug plants, and the plants arrive with a full growing guide to get you started.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Rossa di Treviso (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Chicory can be used in salads or cooked. Try blanching or braising it.

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    Frills Mustard

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Packs a flavoursome punch!

    These leaves have a fab flavour, giving a mustardy punch to salads and other dishes. You can start harvesting as soon as the leaves reach 5-10cm and if you keep picking off the leaves it will keep producing more for you to enjoy right through the summer months and into autumn.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Frills (organic*)

    In the kitchen: The texture is crunchy yet tender with a robust mustard flavour and mildly sweet and spicy pepper-like finish. The young leaves are mild and best used raw in a salad, but more mature leaves stand up well to a light sauté or braise.

  • Leaf Beet – Bulls Blood

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    A cut and come again crop, nutritious, hardy and easy to grow
    Bulls blood not only looks amazing when growing with its dark red leaves but also adds a wonderful sweet flavour to your salads and is very nutritious. Growing from plug plants is very easy, just follow the advice in the growing guide that you’ll receive with the plants!

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Bulls Blood (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Delicious raw in salads adding a wonderful sweet taste or can be steamed, boiled or used in a stir fry. If left to mature you can also enjoy the roots which are tender with a great flavour.

  • Sorrel – Red Veined

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Delicious, colourful, full of nutrients and easy to grow
    Sorrel is a perennial plant, one of the last to die down for winter and one of the first to appear in spring, so choose a permanent site to plant it. The tangy leaves can be added to salads and are best picked young. It is easy to grow, just pop the plug plants into beds or pots and keep them well watered. Plants arrive in plastic-free packaging and come with a complete growing guide.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Red Veined Sorrel (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Sorrel adds colour to salads with a delicious sharp lemon flavoured salad leaf.

  • Lettuce – Iceberg 2

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    A crunchy classic!

    This is an easy to grow iceberg lettuce that doesn’t often bolt during the summer, making it a reliable option. It forms a tight head of crunchy lettuce that you can harvest once mature.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Iceberg 2 (organic*)

    In the kitchen: The best salads often have lettuce as their base to give you background flavours and plenty of crunch.

  • Giant Red Mustard

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow, decorative and tasty

    This is a fabulous plant that grows quite large. It’s great looking. Best used as a cut-and-come-again leaf it has a really punchy, mustardy flavour. Add baby leaves to salads or treat larger leaves like spinach and wilt them down.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Giant Red (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Cut as baby leaf salad or leave to mature to use in stir-fries.