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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 2016
    • SAVE £4.98  
    • £14.97 £9.99
    • 450 onion sets - 150 of each variety

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

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

Garlic 'Garpek' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

This robust hard neck garlic variety, Garlic Garpek produces large bulbs with white and purple striped skin casings and large rosey-brown cloves. Intense aroma and flavour hold well in cooking. Under optimum conditions, from an autumn planting expect to harvest 18-20 bulbs (up to 2kgs) through June and July. Stores well to the end of the year. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6") More info
    • 2 garlic bulbs

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

    • Despatch: By end of September 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


More info
    • 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 'Garcua' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

Give Garlic Garcua a little extra room to accommodate a slightly spreading leaf formation and this vigorous, hardy soft neck garlic will reward you with large, globe-shaped bulbs and large oval cloves - one goes a long way in your dishes. Under optimum conditions, from an autumn planting expect to harvest 16-18 bulbs (up to 1.75kgs) through July. The firm white bulbs of Garlic Garcua store well through to the following spring. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6") More info
    • 2 garlic bulbs

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

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

Garlic 'Germidour' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

 Customer Rating

Spring/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").


Useful links:

How to grow garlic

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    • 2 garlic bulbs

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

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £7.99

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 February 2016
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    • £4.99
    • 4 garlic bulbs

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

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

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

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £7.99

Elephant Garlic (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Allium ampeloprasum, Great-Headed Garlic

Spring/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").


Useful links:

How to grow garlic

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    • 5 garlic cloves

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £5.99
    • 12 garlic cloves

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £9.99

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 2016
    •  
    • £4.99
    • 150 onion sets

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

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

Garlic 'Thermidrome' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

The perfect soft neck garlic for those that prefer a milder flavour. Garlic Thermidrome produces good sized bulbs for general kitchen use. The flavour is of medium pungency, but remains well throughout cooking. Pure white skin casings reveal plump beige cloves. Under optimum conditions, from an autumn planting expect to harvest 22-24 bulbs (up to 2kgs) through July. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6") More info
    • 2 garlic bulbs

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

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £7.99