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

Allium cepa

Spring/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 ‘Red Baron’ (red) - Firm, flattish-round bulbs of a beautiful dark red colour with eye-catching red rimmed flesh.
  • Onion 'Silvermoon' (white) - Attractive white-skinned and fleshed variety. Maincrop maturity for harvesting in August with good storage potential.
  • Onion 'Golden Balls' (brown) - A very popular and reliable variety, giving heavy yields of golden-brown skinned, crisp, flavoursome bulbs.

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 2017
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    • £3.99
    • 150 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
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    • £7.98 £6.99

Garlic 'Sprint' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

A well named variety as one of the first to crop in early June. Garlic Sprint produces pretty bulbs with white and violet striping, revealing plump pink-beige cloves beneath. Will store until October/November, but we recommend fresh use or other preserving methods for this quick cropping hard neck garlic. Under optimum conditions, from an autumn planting expect to harvest 10-14 bulbs (up to 1.25kgs) through in June. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6") More info
    • 2 garlic bulbs

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    • £4.99
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    • 4 garlic bulbs

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    • £7.99
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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").


Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions

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    • 20 shallot sets

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £6.99

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

Allium cepa

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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 '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

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    • £4.99
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    • 4 garlic bulbs

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    • £9.98 £7.99
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