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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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Shallot 'Vigarmor' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Allium cepa (Aggregatum Group)

Spring/Autumn 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/autumn planting variety is especially useful for its excellent storage ability. 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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    • £6.99

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").


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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.


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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
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    • £9.98 £7.99

Shallot 'Red Sun' (Spring planting)

Allium cepa (Aggregatum Group)

 Customer Rating

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").


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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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    • £5.99

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


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    • 75 onion sets

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

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £6.99

Onion 'Setton' (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa

Spring planting.

An improvement on the popular traditional variety 'Sturon' with a more uniform shape, higher yields and better storage potential. This RHS Award of Garden Merit holder also has good skin quality and an excellent flavour. 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 February 2016
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    • £3.99
    • 150 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £7.98 £7.49

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

Onion 'Garnet' (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa

Spring planting. Heat treated.

Originally introduced by T&M, Onion 'Garnet' is now a commercially established variety from British breeding. An improved version of Onion 'Red Baron', 'Garnet' produces more single centred bulbs that are slightly earlier to mature; from mid July onwards. This variety has been heat treated to reduce bolting risk on planting, which occurs particularly in red varieties. 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

Onion 'Radar' (Autumn Planting)

  • Delicious mild flavour
Plant these top performing onion sets from September for harvesting in May next season. Onion Radar is a long standing favourite, chosen for its reliable cropping, bolt resistance and winter hardiness. Japanese heritage produces a mild flavoured onion bulb, delicious eaten fresh or stored through to autumn. The short, wide bulbs produce rich straw coloured skins with crisp white flesh. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread 15cm (6").
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    • 75 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £3.49
    • 150 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £5.99

Shallot 'Jermor' (Autumn Planting)

Allium cepa (Aggregatum Group)

 Customer Rating

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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Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions

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    • 20 shallot bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £9.99

Onion 'Red Cross' (Autumn Planting)

Allium cepa

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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Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions

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    • 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 'Vivalto' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

One of the smaller soft neck varieties in our collection, Garlic Vivalto still makes a worthy addition to the veg patch thanks to strong flavours and a high clove count. Pure white bulbs provide compact pink cloves. Under optimum conditions, from an autumn planting expect to harvest 30-32 bulbs (up to 2kgs), each with 16 or so cloves, through in June and July. Stores well through to the following spring. 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