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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 'Vallelado' (Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

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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How to grow garlic

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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 'Grow Your Own Collection' (Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

 Customer Rating

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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How to grow garlic

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    • 10 garlic bulbs + 5 garlic cloves

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £29.99

Shallot 'Vigarmor' (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa (Aggregatum Group)

Spring planting.

Often referred to as the Banana shallot, this modern French variety has a distinctively long shape. Shallot 'Vigarmor' produces high yields of golden skinned bulbs with a firm pink flesh that is packed with flavour. This popular spring planting variety is especially useful for its excellent storage ability. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 15cm (6").

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Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions

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    • 20 shallot sets

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £6.99

Onion 'Red Baron' (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa

 Customer Rating
  • 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.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 75 onion sets

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

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • SAVE 99p  
    • £7.98 £6.99

Garlic 'Lautrec Wight' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

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Spring/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").


Useful links:

How to grow garlic

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    • 2 large garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £6.99

Shallot 'Red Sun' (Spring planting)

Allium cepa (Aggregatum Group)

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Spring planting.

Gaining in popularity due to its attractive red tinged skin, Shallot 'Red Sun' is arguably the best of the red shallots. Producing good yields of crisp, white fleshed bulbs of excellent flavour for cooking, salads or for pickling. Bulbs have long storage potential. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions

More info
    • 20 shallot sets

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £5.99

Onion 'Vulcan' (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa

Spring planting. Heat treated.

British breeding of early brown onions has developed this new, fully heat-treated variety which is an earlier-ripening hybrid. The golden skinned, deep, rounded bulbs of Onion 'Vulcan' have firm flesh and store well, for up to 12 weeks after harvesting. This onion produces early crops from late July onwards. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Companion planting: Try growing onions with mint to confuse and deter onion fly.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 75 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £4.99
    • 150 onion sets

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

Garlic 'Early Purple Wight' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum, Garlic 'Early Wight'

Spring/Autumn planting. Softneck garlic.

Garlic 'Early Purple Wight' is ready to harvest from May. This variety should be used soon after harvest as it does not store over a long period. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Useful links:

How to grow garlic

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    • 2 large garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £6.99

Garlic 'Picardy Wight' (Spring Planting)

Allium sativum

Spring planting. Softneck garlic.

Originating from Picardy in Northern France, Garlic 'Picardy Wight is suitable for spring or autumn planting. This softneck variety produces strong flavoured bulbs with long storage potential. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Useful links:

How to grow garlic

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    • 2 garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £6.99

Shallot 'Golden Gourmet' (Spring planting)

Allium cepa (Aggregatum Group)

Spring planting.

This is a major advance on the traditional variety 'Giant Yellow'. RHS AGM variety Shallot 'Golden Gourmet' produces larger and better quality bulbs with reduced bolting incidence. The lovely golden brown skinned bulbs store well throughout the winter. 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 sets

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £5.99

Shallot 'Longor' (Spring planting)

Allium cepa (Aggregatum Group)

 Customer Rating

Spring planting.

A French production of 'Jersey Long' type producing the longest bulbs we have seen. Shallot 'Longor' is an RHS AGM variety that is highly praised for its robust flavour and good storage potential, and will surely be a winner for the exhibitor too. Height 35cm (14"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions

More info
    • 20 shallot sets

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £6.99

Shallot 'Springfield' (Spring planting)

Allium cepa (Aggregatum Group)

Spring planting.

These high yielding, shiny bronzed-skinned shallots have good bolting resistance. The reddish tinted flesh of Shallot 'Springfield' has a strong flavour so is ideal for pickling/stews and casseroles. Bulbs store very well. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions

More info
    • 20 shallot sets

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £6.99