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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 'Electric' (Autumn Planting)

Allium cepa

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Autumn planting.

An overwintering variety producing shiny red skinned, semi globe shaped bulbs with crisp, pink-tinged flesh. Onion 'Electric' makes a lovely addition to salads and stir fries. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 15cm (6”).


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


SPECIAL OFFER - To get your onions for buy 1 get 1 free, simply add your chosen packs to your order and your discount will be applied in your shopping basket. Please note, the cheapest pack will be free.

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Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions

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    • 75 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
    • Buy 1 pack get 1 free  
    • £3.99
    • 150 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
    • Buy 1 pack get 1 free  
    • £7.98 £6.99

Onion 'Tornado' (Autumn Planting)

Allium cepa

  • Tolerant of drought
  • Excellent resistance to bolting

Autumn planting.

From the same British breeding programme as the hugely popular 'Shakespeare', comes an exciting new autumn-planting variety, Onion 'Tornado'. With a milder flavour than other autumn varieties, Onion 'Tornado' is delicious in salads, but is equally good in stews, where it holds together well. Resistant to bolting and storing for up to 8 weeks, this superb brown onion is the perfect variety for bridging the gap before your next spring onions are ready to harvest. 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


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    • 75 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £4.99
    • 150 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
    • SAVE £1.99  
    • £9.98 £7.99

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

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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 'Turbo' (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa

Spring planting.

Supplies of RHS AGM variety, Onion 'Turbo' have been hard to come by in recent years. This golden-brown skinned variety is late maturing, producing good yields of medium sized onions. The rounded bulbs have a crisp flesh and a deliciously strong flavour that is suitable for all culinary purposes. 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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    • 50 onion sets

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    • £4.99
    • Out of stock
    • 100 onion sets

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    • SAVE £2.99  
    • £9.98 £6.99
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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.


Useful links:

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

Shallot 'Red Gourmet' (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa (Aggregatum Group)

Spring planting.

A new development in red shallots to produce a deeper more oval shaped bulb. Shallot 'Red Gourmet' produces good yields with pale pink-tinged, crisp white flesh. This colourful variety has good storage potential. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 15cm (6").

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    • 20 shallot sets

    • Despatch: By end of January 2015
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    • £6.99

Shallot 'Gourmet Collection' (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa (Aggregatum Group)

Spring planting.

This superb collection of gourmet shallots can be planted in spring for excellent yields of high quality bulbs. These delicious shallots make a milder alternative to onions in the kitchen. Perfect for adding a delicate sweet flavour to stews and casseroles. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 15cm (6").

  • Collection comprises:
  • Shallot 'Golden Gourmet' - Large, good quality bulbs with reduced bolting incidence and excellent storage potential.
  • Shallot 'Red Gourmet' - A new development in red shallots to produce a deeper more oval bulb with pale pink-tinged, crisp white flesh.
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    • 40 shallot sets - 20 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of January 2015
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    • £12.98 £9.99

Garlic 'Tuscany Wight' (Spring Planting)

Allium sativum

Spring planting. Softneck.

Spring Planting. Softneck Garlic.

This superb variety is widely grown in Tuscany and certain to become a favourite with UK gardeners. Each large white bulb is made up of plump cloves with a delicious flavour. Garlic 'Tuscany Wight' also shows good storage potential. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Useful links:

How to grow garlic

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    • 2 large garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £6.99

Garlic 'Solent Wight' (Spring Planting)

Allium sativum

Spring 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”).


Useful links:

How to grow garlic

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    • 2 large garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £6.99