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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 '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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    • 100 onion sets

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    • £6.99
    • Out of stock

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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How to grow garlic

 

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    • 2 garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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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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    • 100 onion sets

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    • £10.98 £7.49
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Elephant Garlic (Spring Planting)

Allium ampeloprasum, Great-Headed Garlic

 Customer Rating
  • Giant bulbs

Spring 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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How to grow garlic

 

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    • 5 garlic cloves

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    • £7.99
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    • 12 garlic cloves

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    • £10.99
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Onion 'Red Baron' (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa

 Customer Rating
  • Easy to grow

Spring planting. Heat treated.

A mid-late maturing variety, Onion 'Red Baron' produces firm, flattish-round bulbs of a beautiful dark red colour. With eye-catching red rimmed flesh and a stronger flavour than most varieties, this RHS AGM variety makes an attractive addition to salads. An excellent cropping red onion with good 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

 

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    • 50 onion sets

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    • £4.99
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    • 100 onion sets

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    • £9.98 £6.99
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Onion 'Golden Ball' (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa

Spring planting. Heat treated.

A very popular and reliable variety, giving heavy yields of golden-brown skinned, crisp, flavoursome bulbs. Onion 'Golden Ball' has excellent storage potential too. This variety has been heat treated to reduce bolting risk on planting. 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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    • 50 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £4.99
    • 100 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
    • SAVE £2.99  
    • £9.98 £6.99

Onion Mixed Red,White & Brown (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa

Spring 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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    • 50 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £4.99
    • 100 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
    • SAVE £2.99  
    • £9.98 £6.99

Onion 'Rumba' (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa

Spring planting.

Onion 'Rumba' is a British bred variety developed over 8 years to give an improved vigour, shape and storage than Onion 'Sturon'. 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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    • 50 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £4.99
    • 100 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
    • SAVE £2.99  
    • £9.98 £6.99

Onion 'Setton' (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa

Spring planting.

An improvement on the popular traditional variety 'Sturon' with a more uniform shape, higher yields and better storage potential. This RHS Award of Garden Merit holder also has good skin quality and an excellent flavour. 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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    • 50 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £4.99
    • 100 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
    • SAVE £2.99  
    • £9.98 £6.99

Onion 'Sturon' (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa

Spring planting.

An RHS Award of Garden Merit variety producing well sized semi-round bulbs with good keeping qualities. Onion 'Sturon' is a traditional variety that has become a favourite for its reliability. 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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    • 50 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £4.99
    • 100 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
    • SAVE £2.99  
    • £9.98 £6.99

Onion 'Stuttgarter Giant' (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa

Spring planting.

An ever popular variety producing firm, semi-flat bulbs with an excellent flavour. Onion 'Stuttgarter Giant' performed well in commercial assessments against 'Red Baron'. 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
    • 50 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £4.99
    • 100 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
    • SAVE £2.99  
    • £9.98 £6.99

Garlic 'Wight Cristo' (Spring Planting)

Allium sativum

Spring 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”).


Useful links:

How to grow garlic

 

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    • 2 large garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £5.99