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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 'Cledor' (Spring Planting)

Allium sativum

Spring planting. Softneck.

The white-skinned bulbs of Garlic 'Cledor' produce 10-16 pinkish delicious beige cloves per bulb. Produced in France in virus-free soil, this Rose d'Auvergne type stores well over a long period. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6").


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    • 2 garlic bulbs

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    • £5.99
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Garlic 'Flavor' (Spring Planting)

Allium sativum

Spring planting. Softneck.

An Italian Pink type, produced in France in virus-free soil, that matures in late July. The white-skinned bulbs of Garlic 'Flavor' each contain 9 to 16 pretty pink cloves that will store for a long time once ripened. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6").


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    • 2 garlic bulbs

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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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How to grow garlic

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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)

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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Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions

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    • 5 shallot bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 10 shallot bulbs

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    • £23.98 £17.99

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

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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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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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Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions

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    • 20 shallot bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £9.99

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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How to grow garlic

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    • 2 garlic bulbs

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Onion 'Turbo' (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa

Spring planting.

Supplies of RHS AGM variety, Onion 'Turbo' have been hard to come by in recent years. This golden-brown skinned variety is late maturing, producing good yields of medium sized onions. The rounded bulbs have a crisp flesh and a deliciously strong flavour that is suitable for all culinary purposes. 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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    • 50 onion sets

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    • 100 onion sets

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    • £9.98 £6.99
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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 2015
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    • £3.99
    • 150 onion sets

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
    • SAVE 99p  
    • £7.98 £6.99

Autumn Planting Shallot Collection

Planting out your shallot sets in September or October gives them a longer growing season. Initial root establishment and early top growth occurs ahead of winter, establishing them ahead of cold weather. As spring warms up bulbs get off to a flying start. The result? Bigger bulbs for harvest.This collection comprises:

20 bulbs 'Eschalote Grise' - Rarely seen in Britain
20 bulbs 'Jermor' - The exhibitors' favourite
5 bulbs 'Hative de Niort' - A fabulous addition for your kitchen garden
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    • 1 x collection (45 shallot sets)

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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    • £19.99

Garlic 'Arno' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Small bulbs but a strong pungency and a high clove count. Crops through June/July and stores well. Pure white bulbs and compact pink-beige cloves. More info
    • 2 garlic bulbs

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

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £7.99

Garlic 'Garcua' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Garcua needs a little extra room to for a slightly spreading leaf formation and you'll be rewarded with large, globeshaped bulbs and large cloves. More info
    • 2 garlic bulbs

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

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £7.99