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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 '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”).


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    • 2 large garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £6.99

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

Garlic 'Carcassonne Wight' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

Spring/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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How to grow garlic

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    • 2 large garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £5.99

Garlic 'Germidour' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

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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”).


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How to grow garlic

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    • 2 garlic bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £5.99

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

Allium cepa

Spring/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 ‘Red Baron’ (red) - Firm, flattish-round bulbs of a beautiful dark red colour with eye-catching red rimmed flesh.
  • Onion 'Silvermoon' (white) - Attractive white-skinned and fleshed variety. Maincrop maturity for harvesting in August with good storage potential.
  • Onion 'Golden Balls' (brown) - A very popular and reliable variety, giving heavy yields of golden-brown skinned, crisp, flavoursome bulbs.

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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    • £3.99
    • 150 onion sets

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

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

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 October 2015
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    • £9.99

Onion 'Santero' F1 Hybrid (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa

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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
    • SAVE £1.99  
    • £9.98 £7.99

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”).


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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 '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.


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Companion Planting

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    • 75 onion sets

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

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
    •  
    • £7.99

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
    •  
    • £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”).


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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