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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 '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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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

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £9.99
    • 10 shallot bulbs

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    • £16.99

Shallot 'Jermor' (Autumn Planting)

Allium cepa (Aggregatum Group)

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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

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £9.99

Onion 'Tornado' (Autumn Planting)

Allium cepa

  • 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.


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Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions


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    • 75 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £5.99
    • 150 onion sets

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    • £11.98 £7.99

Garlic 'Solent Wight' (Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

Autumn planting. Softneck.

Garlic 'Solent Wight' is known for its exceptional flavour and bouquet which it retains during cooking. This increasingly popular and reliable softneck variety is well suited to the British climate and one of the best for its overall eating and keeping qualities. Height: 60cm (24”). Spread: 15cm (6”).


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    • 2 large garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £5.99

Garlic 'Carcassonne Wight' (Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

Autumn planting. Hardneck.

Originating in the South of France and yet possibly the most successful hardneck garlic variety for overwintering in the UK. Garlic 'Carcassonne Wight' shows good vigour and skin cover with pink coloured cloves that are similar to Garlic 'Lautrec', but arguably superior in bouquet and character. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6").


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    • 2 large garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £5.99

Garlic 'Bella Italiano' (Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

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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Onion Mixed Red,White & Brown (Autumn Planting)

Allium cepa

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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 September 2014
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    • £5.99
    • 150 onion sets

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    • £11.98 £7.99

Garlic 'Provence Wight' (Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

  • 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 September 2014
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    • £5.99

Shallot 'Eschalote Grise' (Autumn Planting)

Allium cepa (Aggregatum Group)

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 September 2014
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    • £9.99

Elephant Garlic (Spring Planting)

Allium ampeloprasum, Great-Headed Garlic

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  • 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

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £7.99
    • 12 garlic cloves

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    • £10.99

Onion 'Red Baron' (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa

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  • 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.


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Companion Planting

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    • 75 onion sets

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    • £4.99
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    • 100 onion sets

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    • £6.99
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    • 150 onion sets

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