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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 'Grow Your Own Collection' (Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

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Autumn planting. Hardneck/ Softneck.

Easy to grow and so good for you!

  • Collection comprises 1 bulb each of the following autumn planting varieities:
  • Garlic ‘Red Donetsk’ - A strong flavoured variety originating from Ukraine, with attractive purple striping.
  • Garlic ‘Early Purple Wight’ - The earliest hardneck variety currently available from autumn planting.
  • Garlic ‘Lautrec Wight’ - France's finest hardneck garlic producing very pretty bulbs with white outer skins and deep pink cloves.
  • Garlic ‘Vallelado’ - A spanish softneck variety with strong flavour, developed in the north of the country, making it better suited to the UK climate and growing conditions.
  • Garlic ‘Wight Cristo’ - A softneck variety producing pure white bulbs with an elegant bouquet.
  • Garlic ‘Solent Wight’ - A reliable softneck variety which is one of the best for its overall eating and keeping qualities.
  • Garlic ‘Red Duke’ - Described as hot and spicy in taste tests. A white-skinned hardneck variety with purple-cased cloves.
  • Garlic ‘Carcassonne Wight’ - Produces pink cloves, similar to Lautrec, but are possibly of a superior bouquet and character.
  • Garlic ‘Provence Wight’ - Provence can produce bulbs that approach Elephant Garlic size. The large, fat cloves are superb in aioli and bouillabaisse, but adds a 'taste of Provence' to all of your garlic recipes.
  • Garlic ‘Germidour’ - This softneck variety produces large, white bulbs with a mild but still rich flavour.

PLUS 5 cloves of Elephant Garlic!


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    • 10 garlic bulbs + 5 garlic cloves

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £29.99

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").
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    • 75 onion sets

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    • £3.99
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    • 150 onion sets

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    • £7.98 £6.99
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Elephant Garlic (Autumn Planting)

Allium ampeloprasum, Great-Headed Garlic

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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How to grow garlic

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    • 5 garlic cloves

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

    • Despatch: By end of January 2015
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    • £12.99

Onion 'Senshyu' (Autumn Planting)

Allium cepa

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Autumn Planting.

Onion 'Senshyu' is one of the original Japanese overwintering varieties, which has proven successful for many years. This reliable main crop produces good yields of semi-flat bulbs with straw yellow skins. 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

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    • £3.99
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    • 150 onion sets

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    • £6.99
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Onion 'Shakespeare' (Autumn Planting)

Allium cepa

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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


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    • 75 onion sets

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    • £3.99
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    • 150 onion sets

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    • £6.99
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Garlic 'Wight Cristo' (Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

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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 January 2015
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    • £6.99

Garlic 'Iberian Wight' (Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

Autumn planting. Softneck garlic.

Maturing a fortnight earlier than Garlic 'Albingensian' this softneck variety from the Cordoba region of Spain, produces large flat, white-skinned bulbs which grow almost on the soil surface. Garlic 'Iberian Wight' has good storage potential. Height: 60cm (24”). Spread: 15cm (6”).


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How to grow garlic

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    • 2 large garlic bulbs

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    • £5.99
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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.

Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions

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    • 75 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £3.99
    • 150 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £7.98 £6.99

Onion 'T&M's First Early' (Autumn Planting)

Allium cepa

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Autumn Planting.

A reintroduction of a top customer favourite of recent years. An overwintering onion, 'T&M's First Early' produces attractive yellow skinned bulbs that will give you your first crop of the season. 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

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    • £3.99
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    • 150 onion sets

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    • £6.99
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Garlic 'Germidour' (Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

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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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How to grow garlic

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    • 2 garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of January 2015
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    • £5.99

Garlic 'Edenrose' (Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

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Autumn planting. Hardneck garlic.

Garlic 'Edenrose' produces excellent quality bulbs with attractive pink cloves, the colour showing when the outer white skins are peeled back. This outstanding hardneck garlic is renowned throughout France for its superior, delicate flavour. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6").


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    • 3 garlic bulbs

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    • £11.97 £5.99
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Shallot 'Hative de Niort' (Autumn Planting)

Allium cepa (Aggregatum Group)

Autumn planting.

Shallot Hative de Niort is the exhibitors favourite but also has superb taste for a wide range of culinary dishes. The brown skinned bulbs have that classic elongated pear shape with excellent uniformity. Plant from late October through to late February, if your soil conditions are likely to be very wet or in an exposed site, then plant the individual bulbs into 75mm ( 3in) pots of compost in your unheated greenhouse or a coldframe to plant out once soil conditions are favourable.
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    • 5 shallot bulbs

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    • £11.99
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    • 10 shallot bulbs

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    • £23.98 £17.99
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