Organic Herb Seeds

DescriptionPrice
ALEXANDERS
ALEXANDERS

Delicious delicate-flavoured stems in spring – can be steamed. Green leaves can be picked throughout the winter and added to soups or salads. Hardy biennial. ORGANIC SEED  Smyrnium olusatrum

£2.75
BASIL Cinnamon
BASIL Cinnamon

Highly cinnamon scented when crushed. Used in spicy Mexican dishes and salad dressings. Annual. ORGANIC SEED

£2.75
BASIL Greek
BASIL Greek

This basil has a more compact growth than Sweet Genovese, a smaller leaf and a stronger flavour. Used in the same way. Looks beautiful grown in a large terracotta pot. Annual. ORGANIC SEED

£2.75
BASIL Holy
BASIL Holy

Sacred basil. Green leaves with purple edges and stem. Delicious rich scent for stir fries and used in Thai temples. Annual. ORGANIC SEED

£2.75
BASIL Lemon
BASIL Lemon

Very lemon flavoured Basil for chicken or fish dishes, or in salads. Annual. ORGANIC SEED

£2.75
BASIL Lettuce Leaved
BASIL Lettuce Leaved

Very large crinkled leaves, with a distinctive flavour. Excellent for pasta sauce like pesto. Annual. ORGANIC SEED

£2.75
BASIL Lime
BASIL Lime

Dark green leaves with a distinct lime aroma and flavour. Annual. ORGANIC SEED

£2.75
BASIL Red
BASIL Red

Delicious dark red leaves and very fragrant. Annual. This variety has the Award of Garden Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society. ORGANIC SEED

£2.75
BASIL Sweet Genovese
BASIL Sweet Genovese

Sweet Genovese is the usual large leaf basil with the familiar basil flavour. Tear leaves onto salads and tomato dishes. Delicious in pasta sauces like pesto, and with eggs, chicken, mushrooms. Annual. ORGANIC SEED  Ocimum basilicum                                 

£2.75
BASIL Thai
BASIL Thai

Green foliage, purple tinted with pale pink flowers. Special flavour for Thai cooking. ORGANIC SEED

£2.75
BORAGE
BORAGE

Bright blue starry flowers which can be added to drinks and salads (or frozen in ice cubes!). Cut young leaves fresh in summer. Chop into salads. Add to yoghurt or mayonnaise. Hardy annual. ORGANIC SEED  Borago officinalis

£2.75
CALENDULA Pot Marigold
CALENDULA Pot Marigold

Petals can be sprinkled onto salads, used to colour rice, and also used in ointment for wounds. Hardy annual. Dye plant. ORGANIC SEED  Calendula officinalis

£2.75
CALENDULA Pot Marigold Orange
CALENDULA Pot Marigold Orange

Delightful and easy-to-grow companion plant. Large blooms of all orange flowers all summer to brighten up any garden. Petals can be sprinkled on salads, and also in ointment for soothing the skin. Hardy annual. Approx. 125 seeds. ORGANIC SEED  Calendula officinalis

£2.75
CALENDULA Single
CALENDULA Single

Single, rare, semi-wild form with many yellow flowers. Decorate salads with edible petals. Use in ointment for skin. Height 30cm. Hardy annual. ORGANIC SEEDCalendula officinalis 

£2.75
CHAMOMILE Matricaria
CHAMOMILE Matricaria

CHAMOMILE Matricaria.This is the annual chamomile grown for harvesting the daisy-like flowers for relaxing tea. The flowers can be dried and stored for winter use. Not the variety with scented leaves for lawns. Annual. Approx. 100 seeds. ORGANIC SEED

£2.75
CHERVIL
CHERVIL

CHERVIL Use freshly chopped in salads and chicken dishes. Rich in vitamin C, iron and carotene. One of the ingredients of “fines herbes”. Finely cut, chervil is delicious in omelettes. Hardy annual. Approx. 100 seeds. ORGANIC SEED Anthriscus cerefolium

£2.75
CHIVES
CHIVES

CHIVES Early, high yielding and uniform with dark green leaves. Vigorous erect growth for forcing. Cut leaves often for salads, soup, soft cheeses, egg dishes. Mauve flowers also edible. Hardy perennial. Approx. 100 seeds. ORGANIC SEED Allium schoenoprasum

£2.75
CHOP SUEY GREENS Shungiku
CHOP SUEY GREENS Shungiku

Easy to grow greens with delightful aromatic flavour. Harvested at 10cm and stir fried, cooked like spinach, or eaten raw in salads. Approx S/C 250 ORGANIC SEED

£2.75
CLOVER Red
CLOVER Red

Beautiful red flowers are a good nectar source for bees. Medicinal herb. Perennial. ORGANIC SEED Trifolium pratense

£2.75
CORIANDER
CORIANDER

CORIANDER for seed. This coriander goes more readily to seed, although the leaves can also be used. Collect when dry and store. Warm aromatic flavour when ground for stir fries, vegetables and casseroles. Delicious oriental flavour combined with garlic, ginger and lime. Much superior to shop bought seed. Annual  Approx.100 seeds. ORGANIC SEED Coriandrum sativum

£2.75
CORIANDER Cilantro
CORIANDER Cilantro

CORIANDER Cilantro. This variety is good for leaf production. Use in salads, stir fries, vegetables, curries, other oriental dishes, and casseroles. Excellent combined with mint or garlic. Annual. Approx.100 seeds. ORGANIC SEED Coriandrum sativum

£2.75
CORIANDER Slobolt
CORIANDER Slobolt

A variety for leaf production that performs well grown organically. Resistant to running to seed. ORGANIC SEED

£2.75
CRESS
CRESS

Plain leaved Cress. Stronger flavour than curled Cress. For adding to salads. Can grow on a windowsill. Annual.  Approx S/C 2000 ORGANIC SEED

£2.75
DILL Hera
DILL Hera

DILL Hera.Fresh leaves can be chopped onto fish dishes, soups, and onto new potatoes. Also very good in tomato salads, green bean salads and in omelettes. Annual. Approx. 100 seeds.  This variety has the Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society. ORGANIC SEED Anethum graveolens 

£2.75
DILL Mammoth
DILL Mammoth

DILL Mammoth.Tall decorative plant with yellow/green flowerheads. Good cut flower or leave for dry seed to add to chutneys and vinegars. Annual. Approx.100 seeds. ORGANIC SEED Anethum graveolens

£2.75
ECHINACEA
ECHINACEA

ECHINACEA Purple Coneflower. Very attractive border plant with purple/pink petals and orange centre. Height 1m. Medicinal herb. Hardy perennial. Approx. 50 seeds. ORGANIC SEED Echinacea purpurea

£2.75
FENNEL Green
FENNEL Green

Green feathery leaves. Large umbels of tall yellow flowers in late summer. Leaves can be chopped into salads or cooked vegetables. Seed crop used in bread. Height 1.5m. Hardy perennial. ORGANIC SEED Foeniculum vulgare

£2.75
FENUGREEK
FENUGREEK

Decorative plant with clover-like leaf. Young leaves tossed in stir fries and curries. Grown for young leaves and for seeds for collecting and eating as newly sprouted seeds. Annual. ORGANIC SEED Trigonella foenum-graecum

£2.75
FEVERFEW
FEVERFEW

White daisy-like flowers. Medicinal plant. Hardy perennial. Can be sown in August or in spring. ORGANIC SEED Tanacetum parthenum

£2.75
GARLIC CHIVES
GARLIC CHIVES

Leaves for sweet garlic flavour chopped into salads, soups and casseroles. White flowers in late summer. Height 40cm. Hardy perennial. ORGANIC SEED Allium tuberosum

£2.75
GOOD KING HENRY
GOOD KING HENRY

Dark green arrow shaped leaves, rich in iron, calcium and vitamins B and C. Add a young chopped leaf to salad, or cook lots and use like spinach, saving the mineral rich cooking water for soup or gravy. Green flowers also edible. Hardy herbaceous perennial. ORGANIC SEED Chenopodium bonus-henricus

£2.75
LAND CRESS
LAND CRESS

Similar to watercress but does not need so much water. Rich in vitamins and minerals. Very easy to grow through whole season and will overwinter. Annual. ORGANIC SEED Barbarea verna

£2.75
LAVENDER English
LAVENDER English

Purple flowers in summer. Grey/green aromatic leaves. Height. 45cm. Hardy perennial. Best sown in August using fresh seed. ORGANIC SEED Lavandula angustifolia

£2.75
LEMON BALM
LEMON BALM

Lush green leaves with strong lemon scent, used for relaxing tea or for lemon flavour in salads. Height 70cm. Hardy perennial. ORGANIC SEED  Melissa officinalis

£2.75
LOVAGE
LOVAGE

Yellow-green clustered flowers in summer. Lush green leaves for salad, soup, gravy or casseroles. Height 2m. in flower. Hardy perennial. ORGANIC SEED  Levisticum officinale

£2.75
MARJORAM
MARJORAM

Pot Marjoram. Pink flowers in summer, attractive to bees. Aromatic dark green leaves are used in soups and casseroles. Medicinal herb. Hardy perennial. ORGANIC SEED  Oreganum onites

£2.75
MARJORAM Sweet
MARJORAM Sweet

Round pale green leaves with excellent flavour. Good for drying for winter use. Annual. ORGANIC SEED Oreganum majorana

£2.75
MIZUNA
MIZUNA

Bright green serrated leaves for stir fries, salads. Productive for cutting all season. See also Mibuna and Mibuna in Herb lists. Approx S/C 300 ORGANIC SEED

£2.75
MUSTARD
MUSTARD

For fast growing in tubs on windowsill. Sow Mustard two days later than Cress if Mustard-and-Cress is required. Put folded kitchen roll sheets at base of tub. Keep moist but ventilated. snip crop with scissors as needed. ORGANIC SEED

£2.75
MUSTARD Osaka Purple
MUSTARD Osaka Purple

Sow throughout the summer and early autumn. Tolerates cold weather. Round violet leaves. Strong spicy flavour. Annual. ORGANIC SEED

£2.75
NASTURTIUM Mixed Colours
NASTURTIUM Mixed Colours

Red, orange and yellow flowers all summer. Leaves and flowers for adding to salads. Seed pods can be saved and pickled in vinegar. Annual. ORGANIC SEED

£2.75
OREGANO Greek
OREGANO Greek

Has the fiery aroma of Greek cookery. For use on pizzas and tomato dishes. Best oregano for culinary use. Hardy perennial. ORGANIC SEED Oreganum vulgare ssp. hirtum 

£2.75
PARSLEY Flat Leaved
PARSLEY Flat Leaved

This variety has a stronger flavour than curled parsley and a larger leaf. Hardy biennial. ORGANIC SEED

£2.75
PARSLEY Grune Perle
PARSLEY Grune Perle

Very long stemmed variety. Dark green with extra curled leaf. Excellent flavour. Hardy biennial. ORGANIC SEED

£2.75
PARSLEY Italian Giant
PARSLEY Italian Giant

Aromatic parsley with large flat leaves – more like a vegetable. Lots of leaf for picking. Hardy biennial. ORGANIC SEED

£2.75
PARSLEY Moss Curled
PARSLEY Moss Curled

The best known variety. Rich source of vitamins and high in iron. Use for chopping onto soups and salads. Also for garnishing. Hardy biennial. ORGANIC SEED

£2.75
RAMSONS Wild Garlic
RAMSONS Wild Garlic

Clusters of white flowers in spring. Leaves becoming popular in salads and soups, and for garnishing. Hardy perennial. ORGANIC SEED Allium ursinum

£2.75
RED ORACH
RED ORACH

Add chopped young red leaves to salads, or cook like spinach. Height 1.5m. Hardy annual. ORGANIC SEED  Atriplex hortensis

£2.75
ROCKET Salad
ROCKET Salad

Useful for giving flavour and interest to salads, sauces and vegetable dishes. Young leaves mild becoming hotter with time. Cut all season. Annual. ORGANIC SEED Eruca sativa

£2.75
ROCKET Wild
ROCKET Wild

Deeply cut leaves which look very attractive in salad mixes. Annual.  ORGANIC SEED Diplotaxis tenuifolia

£2.75
SAGE
SAGE

Green Sage. Highly aromatic. Grows to shrub 60cm high. Blue flowers attractive to bees. Leaves excellent for stuffings and casseroles. Medicinal plant. Hardy perennial. ORGANIC SEED Salvia officinalis

£2.75
SALAD BURNET
SALAD BURNET

Attractive leaves divided into leaflets. young leaves with mild flavour for adding all year to salads and soup. Hardy perennial. ORGANIC SEED Sanguisorba minor

£2.75
SORREL
SORREL

Large bright green leaves for soups, sauces, and young fresh leaves for salads. Hardy perennial. ORGANIC SEED Rumex acetosa

£2.75
ST. JOHN'S WORT
ST. JOHN'S WORT

Bright yellow lemon scented flowers in summer. Height in flower 50cm. Medicinal plant. Hardy perennial.  ORGANIC SEED  Hypericum perforatum

£2.75
SUMMER SAVORY
SUMMER SAVORY

Aromatic mid-green pointed leaves. Use with vegetables. Fairly pungent flavour so add sparingly to salads. Aids the digestion of beans. Annual. ORGANIC SEED Satureja hortensis

£2.75
SWEET CICELY
SWEET CICELY

Creamy white flowers in early summer. Ferny leaves with slight aniseed scent. Can be chopped into salads, and used with stems in place of some of the sugar in stewed fruit. Height in flower 75cm. Hardy perennial. Best autumn-sown – order in August ORGANIC SEED Myrrhis odorata AVAILABLE IN AUGUST 2020

£2.75
THYME
THYME

THYME Common. Small aromatic leaves. Mauve flowers in summer, attractive to bees. Used in casseroles and soups. Hardy perennial. ORGANIC SEED Thymus vulgaris

£2.75
THYME Broad Leaved
THYME Broad Leaved

Pink/mauve flowers in summer. Very decorative thyme. Dark green leaves that are larger and rounder than other thymes. Strong flavour. Very good for culinary use. Hardy perennial. ORGANIC SEED Thymus pulegioides

£2.75
VALERIAN
VALERIAN

True Valerian. A spectacular plant in flower. White to pale pink scented flowers in umbels. Height in flower 2m in moist shade, 1m in sun. Valeriana officinalis  Hardy perennial. ORGANIC SEED

£2.75
WATERCRESS
WATERCRESS

Dark green round leaves, rich in minerals and vitamins. Salad crop. Hardy perennial. Can easily be pot-grown if kept well watered. ORGANIC SEED

£2.75
WELSH ONION
WELSH ONION

Green hollow leaves like giant chives. Cut into salads and stir fries. Hardy perennial. ORGANIC SEED Allium fistulosum

£2.75
WINTER SAVORY
WINTER SAVORY

Stronger flavour than Summer Savory and has some leaf in winter. Chop into soups, casseroles, and beans especially broad beans. Hardy perennial. ORGANIC SEED Satureja montana

£2.75