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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)

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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)

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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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Onion 'Senshyu' (Autumn Planting)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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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    • 2 large garlic bulbs

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    • £5.99
    • Out of stock

Garlic 'Lautrec Wight' (Autumn Planting)

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Autumn planting. Hardneck garlic.

A classic 'hardneck' variety named for its place of origin in South West France. Garlic 'Lautrec Wight' is widely regarded as France's finest garlic producing very pretty bulbs with white outer skins and deep pink cloves. Height: 60cm (24”). Spread: 15cm (6”).


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How to grow garlic

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    • 2 large garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of January 2015
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    • £6.99

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

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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 'Chesnok Red' (Autumn Planting)

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Autumn planting. Hardneck garlic.

A Middle Eastern hardneck variety from Shvelisi in Georgia with attractive purple striping and a lovely, full-bodied flavour. Garlic 'Chesnook Red' makes a lovely choice for baking as it has a lovely creamy texture. Great for garlic making bread! Height: 60cm (24”). Spread: 15cm (6”).


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    • 2 large garlic bulbs

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    • £5.99
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Garlic 'Germidour' (Autumn Planting)

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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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    • 2 garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of January 2015
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    • £5.99

Garlic 'Messidrome' (Autumn Planting)

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Autumn planting. Softneck garlic.

Garlic 'Messidrome' comes from French production, producing large white bulbs with excellent flavour for all culinary uses. Height: 60cm (24”). Spread: 15cm (6”).


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    • 2 garlic bulbs

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    • £5.99
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Garlic 'Edenrose' (Autumn Planting)

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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)

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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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    • 5 shallot bulbs

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    • £11.99
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    • 10 shallot bulbs

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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").

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    • 20 shallot bulbs

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    • £9.99
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Onion 'Tornado' (Autumn Planting)

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  • Tolerant of drought
  • Excellent resistance to bolting

Autumn planting.

From the same British breeding programme as the hugely popular 'Shakespeare', comes an exciting new autumn-planting variety, Onion 'Tornado'. With a milder flavour than other autumn varieties, Onion 'Tornado' is delicious in salads, but is equally good in stews, where it holds together well. Resistant to bolting and storing for up to 8 weeks, this superb brown onion is the perfect variety for bridging the gap before your next spring onions are ready to harvest. 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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    • £4.99
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    • 150 onion sets

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    • £9.98 £7.99
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Garlic 'Bella Italiano' (Autumn Planting)

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Autumn planting. Hardneck.

This attractive Italian hardneck garlic originates from the mountainous region near L'Aquila, to the north east of Rome. The delicate pink and white cloves of Garlic 'Bella Italiano' deliver a hard-hitting and deliciously aromatic flavour. The bulbs can be stored over a long period, and once harvested, will keep well into the following spring. Height: 60cm (24”). Spread: 15cm (6”).


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    • 2 garlic bulbs

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    • £5.99
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Onion Mixed Red,White & Brown (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 '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 March 2015
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    • £3.99
    • 150 onion sets

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    • £7.98 £6.99
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Garlic 'Provence Wight' (Autumn Planting)

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  • NEW in 2014

Autumn planting. Softneck garlic.

An outstanding garlic variety which produces large, fat cloves, forming a bulb approaching Elephant Garlic size! A worthy replacement for 'Albigensian Wight', the delicious cloves are superb used in aioli and bouillabaisse. Garlic 'Provence Wight' bulbs have excellent keeping qualities and store well into the New Year. 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 'Albigensian Wight' (Autumn Planting)

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Autumn planting. Softneck garlic.

A new introduction originating from South West France, performing well in trials from both Autumn and Spring planting. From Autumn planting Garlic 'Albingensian Wight' bulbs have excellent keeping qualities and store well into the New Year. Height: 60cm (24”). Spread: 15cm (6”).


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    • 2 large garlic bulbs

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    • £5.99
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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”).

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    • 20 shallot bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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    • £9.99

Garlic 'Wight Cristo' (Spring Planting)

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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”).


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How to grow garlic

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    • 2 large garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £6.99

Garlic 'Red Donetsk' (Autumn Planting)

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Autumn planting. Hardneck.

Garlic ‘Red Donetsk’ is one of the hottest varieties available with a powerful flavour that’s not for the faint hearted! Originating from Ukraine, this vigorous hardneck variety produces attractive purple bulbs of plump cloves that make superb garlic bread. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6").

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    • 1 large garlic bulb

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £4.99
    • 2 large garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £6.99

Garlic 'Red Duke' (Autumn Planting)

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Autumn planting. Hardneck.

Garlic ‘Red Duke’ makes an attractive variety with its papery white skins and purple cased cloves. This splendid hardneck variety has a fiercely intense and spicy flavour that really packs a punch. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6").

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    • 1 large garlic bulb

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    • £4.99
    • 2 large garlic bulbs

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    • £6.99

Garlic 'Vallelado' (Autumn Planting)

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Autumn planting. Softneck.

This softneck variety has a fabulous rich and powerful flavour. Originating from Spain, Garlic ‘Vallelado’ copes better with our cold, wet UK weather than other Spanish varieties. The fat cloves form large bulbs that store well until late winter. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6").

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    • 1 large garlic bulb

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £4.99
    • 2 large garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £6.99