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Onion & Leek Seeds


Growing onions from seed is easier than you think and can be cheaper than buying onion sets. You'll find all different types of onion in our range - spring, white, red, brown and shallots. Our range of leeks offers outstanding garden and exhibition varieties.



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Leek 'Below-Zero' F1 Hybrid

Allium porrum

This British bred leek combines the vigour of an F1 Hybrid with extreme cold tolerance to produce superb quality leeks that can withstand the harshest of weathers. Leek 'Below-Zero' produces pure white stems with dark leaves that stand well over a long period without bolting. This rust resistant variety can be lifted from Christmas right through to May. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 30cm (12”). More info
    • 1 packet (50 leek seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.99

Spring Onion 'Purplette'

Allium cepa, Bunching Onion, Scallion

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An early bulbing, glossy purple-red skinned salad onion when small. The colour changes to lovely pastel pink when larger bulbs are pickled or cooked.

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    • 1 packet (300 spring onion seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.99

Onion 'Ciboule' (Bunching Onion) - Heritage

Allium fistulosum, Welsh Onion, Spring Onion, Scallion

Onion 'Ciboule' is perennial bunching onion usually grown as an annual, but fully winter hardy. This heritage variety forms dense clumps of slender hollow stems that can be used as a substitute to chives. The slender elongated bulbs are similar to spring onions with a strong flavour and make a tasty addition to salads. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 23cm (9").


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


Useful links:

Companion Planting


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (300 onion seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.99

Leek 'Bleu de Solaise' - Heritage

Allium porrum

This French heritage variety makes an attractive addition to the vegetable plot, or even dotted among flower borders for a strong vertical accent. It's distinctive blue leaves take on an eye catching purple tinge as winter temperatures drop. Leek 'Bleu de Solaise' is a reliable winter variety producing short, heavy stems that will stand well through even the most atrocious winter weather. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 30cm (12”). More info
    • 1 packet (300 leek seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.99

Onion 'Rouge Long De Florence' - Heritage

Allium cepa

Italian Onion 'Rouge Long de Florence' produces traditional torpedo shaped bulbs with stunning, deep purple red skin. This heritage red onion is mild, and sweet - perfect for adding colour and flavour to salads or stir fries, and great for pickling too. This versatile variety can be harvested early as spring onions or left longer in the ground to form mature bulbs. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 10cm (4").


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


Useful links:

Companion Planting

More info
    • 1 packet (600 onion seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.99

Onion 'Ciboule Red' (Bunching Onion) - Heritage

Allium fistulosum, Welsh Onion, Spring Onion, Scallion

Onion 'Ciboule Red' is perennial bunching onion usually grown as an annual, but fully winter hardy. This heritage variety forms dense clumps of slender hollow stems that can be used as a substitute to chives. The slender elongated bulbs are similar to spring onions with a strong flavour and make a tasty addition to salads. Height: 30cm (12”). Spread: 23cm (9”).


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


Useful links:

Companion Planting


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

More info
    • 1 packet (300 onion seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
    •  
    • £1.99