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Invoice Number 24330 Hi, I'm writing to tell you how delighted I am with my recent order of two Kiwi. I was totally blown away at the care that was taken in wrapping the plants (straw) and how moist and healthy the roots were, they arrived in fantastic condition. This is excellent customer service. I work in gardening and have to order plants all the time, I shall order again. What a contrast to recent orders I have made to Thompson & Morgan that took weeks and weeks to arrive and when they did the plants were dead, and the soil around the root in the bag poored out like dry sand. Thank you again.
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Invoice Number 24330 Hi, I'm writing to tell you how delighted I am with my recent order of two Kiwi. I was totally blown away at the care that was taken in wrapping the plants (straw) and how moist and healthy the roots were, they arrived in fantastic condition. This is excellent customer service. I work in gardening and have to order plants all the time, I shall order again. What a contrast to recent orders I have made to Thompson & Morgan that took weeks and weeks to arrive and when they did the plants were dead, and the soil around the root in the bag poored out like dry sand. Thank you again.
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Vegetables For Baby Leaves

If you're a fan of baby leaves then you can look beyond salads for inspiration; many other vegetables can provide tasty baby leaf mixes too.

In this category you'll find a list of leaves, salads and vegetables that are all capable of producing those small, tender leaves that are packed with flavour. Enjoy them raw on their own, with a simple dressing or as a delicious accompaniment to lunch and dinner. More...

Say the phrase 'baby leaf' and most will immediately picture a selection of tender salad leaves. And whilst we do supply a fantastic selection of salad leaves that can be picked as succulent, sweet, fiery and peppery baby leaves, we are also keen to open your eyes to the wider range of baby leaves available for harvesting throughout the year.

Many vegetables - particularly oriental veg and leafy vegetables - can also provide a variety of 'baby leaves' that are so flavoursome they can be enjoyed with little need for preparation. In this category you will find our 'best picks' of salads, vegetables and more that can be enjoyed as baby leaves.

Salad leaves and leafy vegetables tend to prefer fertile, free-draining soil, salad leaves in particular preferring well-conditioned soil that is able to retain moisture without becoming waterlogged. So, preparation and maintenance is the key to sustaining a healthy, happy crop that will keep giving throughout the growing season.

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Catalogna Seed

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Effectively a cut-and-come again lettuce that thrives on being harvested! Tender, with very crunchy ribs. Fast to regrow.
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Supplied as a packet of approximately 150 seeds.

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Choy Sum Seed 'Purple'

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Sometimes known as flowering cabbage. Use the fleshy green leaves when young for baby leaves, or allow the plant to mature and use the big leaves in stir fries.
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Supplied as a packet of approximately 90 seeds.

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Corn Salad Seed 'Vit'

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Sometimes known as Lamb's Lettuce. A much underrated vegetable. Provides a valuable source of fresh outdoor salad leaves during the autumn and winter.
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Supplied as a packet of approximately 500 seeds.

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Kai-Lan Seed (Chinese Broccoli)

Kai-Lan Seed (Chinese Broccoli)

Thick fleshy blue-green stems and leaves add real 'meat' to stir fries. Also produces small flower heads similar to broccoli.
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Supplied as a packet of approximately 90 seeds.

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Lettuce Seed 'Hendersons Black Seeded Simpson'

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Over 150 years old! Gorgeously sweet flavour and a satisfying crisp texture. An extremely hardy variety that can be grown almost any time of year.
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Supplied as a packet of approximately 100 seeds.

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Lettuce Seed 'Lobjoit's Green Cos'

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Everything a lettuce should be. Deep green, self folding, leaves. Crunchy hearts and an excellent flavour. Slow to bolt as well.
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Supplied as a packet of approximately 100 seeds.

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Lettuce Seed - In Perpetuity Blend

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Our carefully blended selection of 15 distinct varieties of lettuce. Will provide both varietal interest and the potential of year-round cropping from one packet of seed.
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Supplied as a packet of approximately 250 seeds.

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Mizuna Greens Seed

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Sometimes known as Japanese Mustard. Green serrated leaves have a mild mustard flavour. Use in stir-fries or as a baby leaf. Excellent cold resistance.
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Supplied as a packet of approximately 180 seeds.

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Oriental Veg 'Lucky 13' Surprise Seed Mix

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A special blend of now more than 13 oriental vegetables, all different. Use young as baby leaf or grow on for a mixed 'stir fry' selection.
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Supplied as a packet of approximately 150 seeds.

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Pak Choi Seed 'Bonsai'

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Sometimes known as Bok Choy. Quick to mature, leaves, stems and flowering shoots are all edible. Large rounded green leaves have pure white stems.
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Supplied as a packet of approximately 90 seeds.

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Rainbow Chard Seed

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Cheerful stems in a multitude of colours will brighten up the veg patch and the dining table! Harvestable as a baby leaf in just 28 days, it can go on to be cropped for up to two years.
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Supplied as a packet of approximately 125 seeds.

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Rocket Seed Blend

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A blend of popular varieties. Produces heavy crops of the spicy salad leaf over a long period. Easy to grow and with good disease resistance.
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Supplied as a packet of approximately 200 seeds.

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Sorrel Plant - Broad-leaf Sorel

Sorrel Plant - Broad-leaf Sorel

This early to harvest, cut and come again leaf is a great addition to all gardens, can be used like a herb or cooked as a vegetable. It has a tangy lemon flavour and is a self seeding hardy perennial.
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Supplied as a pot grown plant grown in a 7cm pot.

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Spinach Seed 'Amazon'

Spinach Seed 'Amazon'

F1 hybrid, bolt- and mildew-resistant variety bred in the UK to combat our short colder days. Reaches approx 8" (20 cm) high with dark green rounded leaves.
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Supplied as a packet of approximately 250 seeds.

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Spinach Seed 'Little Grandad's Original'

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Dark green leaves have small midribs and a rich and hearty spinach flavour. Extremely hardy and will crop over a long period.
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Supplied as a packet of approximately 250 seeds.

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Swiss Chard Seed 'Rhubarb Chard'

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Bright red stems are topped by dark green or purple leaves. Stem, leaves and even flower stalks can be eaten. Slow to run to seed.
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Supplied as a packet of approximately 200 seeds.

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Windowsill Baby Leaf Kit

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Everything needed to grow your own supermarket 'bag of baby leaves' on your windowsill. Beat the supermarkets at their own game! Can be grown any time of year. Easy and reliable.
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Supplied as a complete kit including windowsill trough, compost and Lucky 13 Oriental Vegetable seeds.

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Beetroot Plant 'Boltardy'

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A deliciously sweet beetroot which is easy to grow. Very nutritious! You can either harvest as baby beetroot or allow to grow larger for roasting.
Available from APPROXIMATELY April 2020
Supplied as compost blocks each containing approximately four plantlets .

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Malabar Spinach Seed

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Thick, fleshy leaves have a taste similar to spinach. Can grow to 10 feet (3 metres) or more in height with suitable support. Best grown under protection.
Available from APPROXIMATELY October 2020
Supplied as a packet of approximately 36 seeds.

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Rocket Plant Mix

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So easy to grow and such amazing flavour. Cut again and again all season long for fresh, healthy and flavoursome leaves with mixed appearance.
Available from APPROXIMATELY late March / early April 2020
Supplied as compost block grown plants.

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Spinach Plant 'Amazon'

Spinach Plant 'Amazon'

An excellent variety of spinach, bred for the UK climate. Grow under protection early and late in the season to extend your cropping time. Delicious round, dark green leaves.
Available from APPROXIMATELY April 2020
Supplied as compost block grown plants.

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