The Container Salad Collection is a collection of five of salad vegetables that can be grown very successfully in containers, perfect if you have limited garden space or want to cheer up a patio or balcony.
None are difficult to grow. Grow them in window boxes, amongst your favourite flowers or simply in pots by the back door.
Each of the seed packs is individually listed. Please click on the name for the full details of each vegetable.
Baby Leaf Salad "The Tuscan Salad Mix"
This is an exiting mix of vibrant colour and incomparable textures, made up of classic Italian leaves it will enhance presentation and flavours of any dish. They are ideal for home growing, for stir fry or salads. Contains: Lettuce Lollo Rossa, Lettuce Catalogna Cerbiata, Kale Nero de Toscana, Chicory Italico Rosso and Rocket Dentellate.
Tomato “Garden Pearl"
Garden Pearl has been bred specifically for use in hanging baskets and containers. It has a cascading habit and produces a substantial crop of sweet red cherry tomatoes.
Use in large pots, tubs, window boxes, even baskets or garden borders. Appetising in salads with dips and all other summer dishes. Thrives in a sunny position in rich well drained soil or in large pots or grow bags.
Radish - “Scarlet Globe” .
Scarlet Globe is a very popular and easy variety to grow, producing bright red, evenly shaped roots with pure white, crisp, moist flesh and mild flavour. Radish seeds are suitable for sowing and harvesting throughout spring and summer, they can be grown wherever there is sun and moist, fertile soil, even on the smallest city lot and are very well suited to growing in containers.
Beetroot “Pablo F1” - Baby Vegetable .
It is not without reason that the Beetroot Pablo F1 is a winner of the RHS 'Award of Garden Merit'. These exceptionally uniform, smooth skinned, perfectly round beets have a wonderfully attractive rich red internal colouration and excellent skin quality.
It is a great choice for both baby beetroot or can be left to mature for maincrop larger beets; Pablo F1 has a small taproot and no coarse rings when cut. It can stand for a long period without becoming 'woody' and stores very well.
Sweet and tasty it is an excellent item for both table and exhibition use and ideal for growing in containers. The young leaves are also delicious in summer salads or as a tasty alternative to spinach.
Chives "Medium Leaf" .
Chives are popular perennial bulbs that spread to form neat tufted clumps, ideal for edging beds and paths, and particularly attractive when in flower.
Regularly harvesting the tops of the pleasantly onion-flavoured leaves, used to flavour all kinds of dishes, also helps to stimulate further new young growth, which has the best flavour. The attractive flowers, mauve in rounded heads, are edible, make a pretty garnish, and are a favourite of bees and other pollinating insects. Chives are very easily raised from seed.
Each of the seed packs are supplied separately and come complete with an A5 information sheets containing colour pictures, information about the plant, sowing guidelines and cultivation advice.
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Common Name Five Packs of Salad Vegetables