Simply Salad Alfresco Mix | 10 MultiPlant Plugs
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Simply Salad Alfresco Mix | 10 MultiPlant Plugs

Healthy to eat, quick growing salad leaf mixtures, supplied direct to you in easy to grow plugs.


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Healthy to eat, quick growing salad leaf mixtures, supplied direct to you in easy to grow plugs.Each exciting nutritious variety we have to offer comes with several different plants in each plug!“Simply Salad” leaves regrow approximately every 3 weeks to enable you to “Cut and Come Again”Plentiful and delicious salad leaves to harvest throughout the summer season. “Simply Salad” leaves grow abundantly and bring a welcome burst of colour to patio pots, wooden planters, greenhouse, window boxes and gardens.“Simply Salad” plug plants are a great starter kit idea for children to encourage them to ‘Grow Your Own’ from planting & nurturing to harvesting & eating!New Alfresco MixedEasy to grow. Red & green leaf lettuces with endive, radicchio, red oak leaf, rocket & arugula giving an authentic Mediterranean flavour.

Product Code:  SSA10-190318
Brand:  Brookside Nursery
Supplied as:  10 Multiplant plugs
Habit:  Mounded
Height:  Up to 30cm
Position:  Sun or Partial Shade
Sutable for Patio Containers?  Yes
Harvesting Period:  April to September
Spacing:  20-30cm

Free UK delivery on all orders over £40!

For all orders under £40 in value we make a one off P&P charge of £3.95 per order.

Smaller orders are dispatched via Royal Mail 24, larger orders via Parcelforce.

We are the only online plug plants supplier to offer a choice of a specific dispatch week for your order. When placing your order, use the drop down box above to select your required dispatch week. You can also alter dispatch weeks in the shopping basket.

All our plug plants are shipped in specially designed packaging to keep the root system in place and the foliage protected in transit.

For more information about plant deliveries, please click here.

We can also deliver plants to most EU countries. Delivery charges are dependant on the delivery country and start from £17.99 per order.  For more information about international deliveries, please click here.

Lettuce are quick growing and flourish in window boxes and pots or where space is an issue, and our range of ‘cut and come again’ Simply Salad Leaves do really well in hanging baskets too.

Within a few weeks you will be eating your own fresh salad crops.

  • When your lettuce plug plants arrive, water them from the base by placing them on a shallow tray of tepid water for a few minutes.
  • Pot up the plugs into 6 or 9 cell pack plant trays or individually into 10cms pots in fresh multi- purpose compost.  Water in and place in a warm spot on a windowsill or a warm spot in the greenhouse.
  • Cover with fleece overnight if excessive cold weather or a frost is forecast.
  • Grow on until the roots are just coming through the bottom of the trays/pots.
  • Harden off and plant out in rows if the risk of frost has passed in your area.
  • Growbags are perfect for lettuce growing. You can probably use 4 to each growbag.   

*If you have a tunnel cloche, either glass or Perspex, lettuce can be planted into the ground a bit earlier as they will be protected from the harshest weather conditions. 

Cutting the base off large clear plastic bottles works really well to use as individual covers for plants. This will protect them and keep them warm. On fine days you can unscrew the lids for ventilation.

* Slug and snail warning….  Pop some slug pellets down around young plants to avoid them being eaten, and check over every day.    If you prefer a more organic approach, try putting a ring of sand/grit around your plants as they prefer not to travel across rough surfaces, but again check every day.

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