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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 'Germidour' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

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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 October 2016
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    • £4.99
    • 4 garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of October 2016
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    • £7.99

Garlic 'Garcua' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

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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 October 2016
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    • £4.99
    • 4 garlic bulbs

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

Garlic 'Garpek' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

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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 October 2016
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    • £4.99
    • 4 garlic bulbs

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

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

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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 'Snowball' (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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    • 375g of onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of October 2016
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    • £3.99
    • 750g of onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of October 2016
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    • £7.98 £6.99

Onion 'Shakespeare' (Autumn Planting)

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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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    • 375g of onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of October 2016
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    • £3.99
    • 750g of onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of October 2016
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    • £6.99

Shallot 'Hative de Niort' (Autumn Planting)

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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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Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions

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    • 5 shallot bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of October 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 10 shallot bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of October 2016
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    • £16.99

Shallot 'Eschalote Grise' (Autumn Planting)

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Autumn Planting.

A khaki coloured shallot originating in Kazakhstan, and rarely seen in Britain. This gourmet Shallot 'Eschalote Grise' is prized in French cuisine for its intense and concentrated flavour. Pack size: Approx. 500g. Approx. 20 sets. Height 35cm (14"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions

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    • 20 shallot bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of October 2016
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    • £9.99

Shallot 'Jermor' (Autumn Planting)

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Autumn planting.

Shallot 'Jermor' is from French production of Jersey 'half long' types with long, rather than rounded bulbs that are often referred to as 'banana' shallots. The shiny copper-skinned bulbs with crisp, pink-tinged flesh make this a favourite with exhibitors. This RHS AGM variety is equally popular in the kitchen for its superb sweet taste. An excellent variety for autumn planting with good storage potential. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions

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    • 20 shallot bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of October 2016
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    • £4.99

Autumn Planting Shallot Collection

Planting out your shallot sets in September or October gives them a longer growing season. Initial root establishment and early top growth occurs ahead of winter, establishing them ahead of cold weather. As spring warms up bulbs get off to a flying start. The result? Bigger bulbs for harvest.This collection comprises:

20 bulbs 'Eschalote Grise' - Rarely seen in Britain
20 bulbs 'Jermor' - The exhibitors' favourite
5 bulbs 'Hative de Niort' - A fabulous addition for your kitchen garden
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    • 1 x collection (45 shallot sets)

    • Despatch: By end of October 2016
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    • £19.99

Autumn Garlic Collection

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This collection includes a superb range of different sizes and strength of flavour, perfect for all your culinary requirements - enjoy! Collection Includes: 5 cloves of Elephant, and 1 bulb each of Germidour, Arno, Garcua and Garpek. More info
    • 1 collection

    • Despatch: By end of October 2016
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    • £15.97 £14.99

Garlic 'Grow Your Own Collection' (Autumn Planting)

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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!


Useful links:

How to grow garlic

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    • 10 garlic bulbs + 5 garlic cloves

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    • £29.99
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Garlic 'Arno' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

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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 October 2016
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    • £4.99
    • 4 garlic bulbs

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