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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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Onion 'Early Collection' (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa

  • Introduced exclusively by T&M

Spring planting. Heat treated.

From British breeding, these three onion varieties complete their heat treatment by the end of January so they can be despatched and planted from early February to produce the earliest crops of the season. Heat treatment reduces the risk of bolting on planting, which commonly occurs in red varieties. The perfect combination of brown and red onions to fulfil all your culinary needs.


  • Collection comprises:
  • Onion 'Red Arrow' - An early red onion with rosy red skins and pink tinged flesh, which makes a colourful contribution to many culinary dishes.
  • Onion 'Vulcan' - An earlier-ripening onion hybrid. The golden skinned, deep, rounded bulbs have firm flesh and store well, for up to 12 weeks after harvesting.
  • Onion 'Spitfire' - An early brown onion, producing good yields of medium-sized, globed-shaped bulbs, with crisp white flesh.

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


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 225 onion sets - 75 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
    • SAVE £4.98  
    • £14.97 £9.99
    • 450 onion sets - 150 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
    • SAVE £8.98  
    • £23.97 £14.99

Garlic 'Sultop' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

This hard neck garlic variety produces unusual red and white striped bulbs, with the same patterning showing on the large, plump cloves too. Garlic Sultop offers some of the heaviest yields and is also early to crop. Our two bulb set pack will yield up to 2.25kgs (24-26) bulbs by the end of June, following an autumn planting. The large cloves provide strong flavour and will store on the bulb until Christmas. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6") More info
    • 2 garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £4.99
    • 4 garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
    • SAVE £1.99  
    • £9.98 £7.99

Onion Mixed Red,White & Brown (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Allium cepa

 Customer Rating

Autumn planting. Heat treated.

This popular mix of 3 favourite varieties is perfect for gardeners with limited space, who want to grow a range of onion colours to suit their culinary needs. These varieties have been heat treated to reduce bolting risk on planting, which occurs particularly in red varieties. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6").


  • Collection comprises 3 easily identifiable colours:
  • Onion 'Electric' (red) - An overwintering variety producing shiny red skinned, semi globe shaped bulbs with crisp, pink-tinged flesh.
  • Onion 'Silvermoon' (white) - Attractive white-skinned and fleshed variety. Maincrop maturity for harvesting in August and good storage potential.
  • Onion 'Tornado' (brown) - Mild flavour, good for overwintering and tolerant of drought and excellent resistance to bolting.

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


Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions


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    • 75 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £3.99
    • 150 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
    • SAVE 99p  
    • £7.98 £6.99

Garlic 'Arno' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

These comparatively small bulbs certainly pack a strong pungency and a high clove count. Under optimum conditions, from an autumn planting expect to harvest 30-32 bulbs (up to 2kgs), each with 16 or so individual cloves. Garlic Arno will crop through June and July and offers excellent storage opportunities through to the following spring. This soft neck garlic produces pure white bulbs and compact pink-beige cloves. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6") More info
    • 2 garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £4.99
    • 4 garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £9.98 £7.99

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.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

More info
    • 75 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
    •  
    • £4.99
    • 150 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
    • SAVE £1.99  
    • £9.98 £7.99

Onion 'Shakespeare' (Autumn Planting)

Allium cepa

 Customer Rating

Autumn Planting.

A british bred variety with superb over wintering qualities and producing darker brown-skinned bulbs than most varieties. Onion 'Shakespeare' forms good sized bulbs, with excellent skin quality and storage potential. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6").


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


Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions


More info
    • 75 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
    •  
    • £3.99
    • 150 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
    •  
    • £6.99

Onion 'Garnet' (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa

Spring planting. Heat treated.

Originally introduced by T&M, Onion 'Garnet' is now a commercially established variety from British breeding. An improved version of Onion 'Red Baron', 'Garnet' produces more single centred bulbs that are slightly earlier to mature; from mid July onwards. This variety has been heat treated to reduce bolting risk on planting, which occurs particularly in red varieties. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6").


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


Useful links:

Companion Planting

More info
    • 75 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
    •  
    • £3.99
    • 150 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
    • SAVE 99p  
    • £7.98 £6.99

Shallot 'Jermor' (Autumn Planting)

Allium cepa (Aggregatum Group)

 Customer Rating

Autumn planting.

Shallot 'Jermor' is from French production of Jersey 'half long' types with long, rather than rounded bulbs that are often referred to as 'banana' shallots. The shiny copper-skinned bulbs with crisp, pink-tinged flesh make this a favourite with exhibitors. This RHS AGM variety is equally popular in the kitchen for its superb sweet taste. An excellent variety for autumn planting with good storage potential. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions

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    • 20 shallot bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £9.99

Onion 'Red Cross' (Autumn Planting)

Allium cepa

Autumn planting.

This attractive red onion produces large, red skinned bulbs with crisp white flesh that shows clearly defined red rings when sliced. This Autumn planting variety over winters well and makes a tasty addition to early summer salads. Unlike many red onion varieties, Onion 'Red Cross' stores well and can be kept for up to 3 months. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6").

Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions

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    • 75 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
    •  
    • £3.99
    • 150 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
    • SAVE 99p  
    • £7.98 £6.99

Garlic 'Vivalto' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

One of the smaller soft neck varieties in our collection, Garlic Vivalto still makes a worthy addition to the veg patch thanks to strong flavours and a high clove count. Pure white bulbs provide compact pink cloves. Under optimum conditions, from an autumn planting expect to harvest 30-32 bulbs (up to 2kgs), each with 16 or so cloves, through in June and July. Stores well through to the following spring. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6") More info
    • 2 garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £4.99
    • 4 garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £9.98 £7.99

Onion 'Rosanna' (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa

  • Introduced exclusively by T&M

Spring planting. Heat treated.

A distinctive and appealing reddish brown skinned, semi-globe shaped bulb with stunning pink rings when sliced. Subtle and less pungent than many varieties, Onion 'Rosanna' is ideal for all culinary uses, from cooked dishes to salads and sandwiches. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6").


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


Useful links:

Companion Planting

More info
    • 75 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
    •  
    • £3.99
    • 150 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
    • SAVE 99p  
    • £7.98 £6.99

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.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

More info
    • 75 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
    •  
    • £4.99
    • 150 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
    • SAVE £1.99  
    • £9.98 £7.99