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Onion, Shallot & Garlic Sets


In this range you'll find spring-planting, autumn-planting and heat-treated varieties. Spring-planting varieties will give you a crop during June and July and autumn-planting varieties will be ready a few weeks earlier. Spring is such a busy time and planting onions and garlic in the autumn to overwinter gives you one less job to in spring! Heat-treated onions are less likely to bolt (run to seed) on planting, which occurs particularly in red varieties.



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Garlic 'Solent Wight' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

Spring/Autumn planting. Softneck.

Garlic 'Solent Wight' is known for its exceptional flavour and bouquet which it retains during cooking. This increasingly popular and reliable softneck variety is well suited to the British climate and one of the best for its overall eating and keeping qualities. Height: 60cm (24”). Spread: 15cm (6”).


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    • 2 large garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
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    • £5.99

Elephant Garlic (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Allium ampeloprasum, Great-Headed Garlic

Spring/Autumn planting. Hardneck.

Elephant Garlic is not a true garlic but a stem leek, which produces massive bulbs approximately 10cm (4”) in diameter. The cloves are also much larger than conventional garlic with a milder taste, making it suitable for a wide choice of culinary uses, especially roasting. Available for Spring or Autumn planting. Height: 90cm (36”). Spread: 20cm (8”).


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    • 5 garlic cloves

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
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    • £8.99
    • 12 garlic cloves

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
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    • £12.99

Garlic 'Lautrec Wight' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

 Customer Rating

Spring/Autumn planting. Hardneck garlic.

A classic 'hardneck' variety named for its place of origin in South West France. Garlic 'Lautrec Wight' is widely regarded as France's finest garlic producing very pretty bulbs with white outer skins and deep pink cloves. Height: 60cm (24”). Spread: 15cm (6”).


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    • 2 large garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
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    • £6.99

Onion 'Spitfire' F1 Hybrid (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa

Spring planting. Heat treated.

Fresh from British breeding, this exciting new brown-skinned hybrid has excellent early vigour meaning you can harvest from early July. Onion 'Spitfire' produces good yields of medium-sized, globed-shaped bulbs, with crisp white flesh suitable for all culinary purposes. This heat-treated onion has a strong root system making it suitable for a wide range of soil types. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Companion planting: Try growing onions with mint to confuse and deter onion fly.


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Companion Planting

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    • 75 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £4.99
    • 150 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • SAVE £1.99  
    • £9.98 £7.99

Garlic 'Early Purple Wight' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum, Garlic 'Early Wight'

Spring/Autumn planting. Softneck garlic.

Garlic 'Early Purple Wight' is ready to harvest from May. This variety should be used soon after harvest as it does not store over a long period. Height: 60cm (24”). Spread: 15cm (6”).


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    • 2 large garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
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    • £6.99

Garlic 'Wight Cristo' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

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Spring/Autumn planting. Softneck.

From English production, Garlic 'Wight Cristo' produces pure white bulbs with an elegant bouquet that is ideal for a wide range of dishes. This softneck garlic is available for Autumn or Spring planting and has good storage potential. Height: 60cm (24”). Spread: 15cm (6”).


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    • 2 large garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
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    • £6.99

Garlic 'Germidour' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

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Spring/Autumn planting. Softneck garlic.

Well-known and reliable, Garlic 'Germidour' comes from French production that is well adapted to British conditions. This softneck variety produces large, white bulbs with a mild but still rich flavour. Height: 60cm (24”). Spread: 15cm (6”).


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    • 2 garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
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    • £5.99

Onion 'Santero' F1 Hybrid (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa

  • Introduced by T&M
  • Customer Favourite

Spring planting. Heat treated.

The answer to gardeners' prayers! Heat treated early main crop, Onion 'Santero' F1 Hybrid is the first onion set with resistance to downy mildew, a potentially disastrous fungal foliage disease. This 'Rijnsburger' type onion produces copper brown, oval-to-round bulbs with medium skin thickness. Yields are similar in quality and quantity to other F1 maincrop varieties currently available, and bulbs have great storage potential. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Companion planting: Try growing onions with mint to confuse and deter onion fly.


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Companion Planting

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    • 75 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £4.99
    • 150 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • SAVE £1.99  
    • £9.98 £7.99

Garlic 'Carcassonne Wight' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

Spring/Autumn planting. Hardneck.

Originating in the South of France and yet possibly the most successful hardneck garlic variety for overwintering in the UK. Garlic 'Carcassonne Wight' shows good vigour and skin cover with pink coloured cloves that are similar to Garlic 'Lautrec', but arguably superior in bouquet and character. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6").


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    • 2 large garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
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    • £5.99

Onion 'Red Arrow' (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa

Spring planting. Heat treated.

Onion 'Red Arrow' comes from specific British breeding of early red onions and replaces Onion 'Red Emperor'. With rosy red skins and pink tinged flesh, this early variety makes a colourful contribution to many culinary dishes. These heat treated onion sets will start to crop from late July. Onion 'Red Arrow' resists bolting and will store well for up to 8 weeks after harvesting. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Companion planting: Try growing onions with mint to confuse and deter onion fly.


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Companion Planting

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    • 75 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £4.99
    • 150 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • SAVE £1.99  
    • £9.98 £7.99

Onion 'Vulcan' (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa

Spring planting. Heat treated.

British breeding of early brown onions has developed this new, fully heat-treated variety which is an earlier-ripening hybrid. The golden skinned, deep, rounded bulbs of Onion 'Vulcan' have firm flesh and store well, for up to 12 weeks after harvesting. This onion produces early crops from late July onwards. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Companion planting: Try growing onions with mint to confuse and deter onion fly.


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Companion Planting

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    • 75 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    •  
    • £4.99
    • 150 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • SAVE £1.99  
    • £9.98 £7.99

Garlic 'T&M's Choice' (Spring Planting)

Allium sativum

Spring planting. Softneck

Garlic 'T&M Choice' is a traditional and reliable softneck favourite producing good-sized, semi-round bulbs with good keeping qualities. Height: 90cm (36”). Spread: 20cm (8”).


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    • 2 garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £6.99