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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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Spring Onion 'White Lisbon'

Allium cepa, Bunching Onion, Scallion

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
Very quick growing salad onions, sow Spring Onion White Lisbon in succession for a continuous crop all spring, summer and autumn.
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    • 1 packet (650 spring onion seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £2.09

Leek 'Musselburgh'

Allium porrum

A fine strain of this well known, reliable mid season variety. Producing heavy crops of short, thick stems with an excellent flavour and tender texture when cooked. Leek 'Musselburgh' is exceptionally hardy and stands well in even the coldest winter weather, making it a popular choice for growing in cold areas. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 30cm (12”). More info
    • 1 packet (350 leek seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £2.09

Leek 'Autumn Giant 2 - Porvite'

Allium porrum

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit

This excellent RHS AGM variety produces mid green, erect foliage, and heavy, uniform stems. Leek 'Autumn Giant 2 Porvite' stands well in the garden over a long period and demonstrates resistance to bulbiness and bolting, as well as good rust tolerance. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 30cm (12”).
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    • 1 packet (200 leek seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £2.89

Leek 'Porbella'

Allium porrum

An outstanding garden variety with excellent winter hardiness and good resistance to rust. Leek 'Porbella' produces good yields of sturdy, pure white, thick stems with dark green leaves. The mature leeks are ready for harvesting from October to February. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 30cm (12”). More info
    • 1 packet (200 leek seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £2.49

Leek 'Blauwgroene Winter - Bandit'

Allium porrum, Leek 'Bandit'

An outstanding cultivar for harvesting from winter through to spring. The dark leaves of Leek 'Blauwgroene Winter - Bandit' contrast beautifully with delicious, thick, pure white stems. This variety has excellent garden performance and winter hardiness, showing good tolerance against rust and bolting. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 20cm (8”).
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    • 1 packet (250 leek seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £2.69

Shallot 'Figaro'

Allium cepa (Aggregatum Group), Shallot 'Banana'

 Customer Rating

Long, banana-shaped shallots from seed, as used by many celebrity chefs. Shallot 'Figaro' produces attractive, shiny, copper brown-skinned bulbs with crisp white flesh and a very distinct flavour. Sowing densities will determine the size of bulbs you harvest. Stores well for winter use in the kitchen.

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    • 1 packet (200 shallot seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £2.99

Onion 'Ishikura' (Bunching Onion)

Allium fistulosum, Oriental Bunching Onion, Spring Onion, Scallion

This perennial oriental bunching onion doesn't produce bulbs but forms clumps of elongated, straight white stems similar spring onions. Alternatively the stems can be earthed up to produce leek-like stems. Onion 'Ishikura' can be harvested when pencil-thin or left to grow as thick as a mature carrot. This RHS AGM variety has a remarkably long harvest period from June to October without the need for successive sowings. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 23cm (9").


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


Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions


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    • 1 packet (375 onion seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £2.69

Onion 'Ailsa Craig' (Giant/Show Vegetable)

Allium cepa

This enduringly popular and well known variety makes a splendid choice for the show bench and is equally good in the kitchen. The quality, large, globe shaped bulbs have a rich, golden, straw coloured skin and an excellent mild flavour. For the largest bulbs, Onion 'Ailsa Craig' can also be sown in modules in autumn for transplanting outdoors in spring. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 10cm (4").


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


Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions


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    • 1 packet (350 onion seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £1.99

Leek 'Oarsman' F1 Hybrid

Allium porrum

This superb midseason variety produces long, pure white, uniform stems with dark, erect foliage. Leek 'Oarsman' shows good early vigour, bulking up quickly, with no sign of bulbing. It stands well over a long period with good tolerance to rust and bolting. A terrific garden variety with an RHS AGM. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 30cm (12”).
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    • 1 packet (40 leek seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £2.99

Onion 'Marco' F1 Hybrid

Allium cepa

This maincrop onion produces round, thin necked, straw coloured bulbs with good disease tolerance. Onion 'Marco' is superb for storing, remaining in good condition right through to March. This RHS AGM variety reliably produces heavy yields with bulbs achieving a good size in most soils. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 10cm (4”).


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


Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions


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    • 1 packet (250 onion seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £2.69

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 September 2014
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    • £2.99

Leek 'Nipper'

Allium porrum

This British bred variety is fast growing, making it ideal for harvesting as 'baby leeks' just 10 weeks after sowing. Sow them thickly and lift the leeks as they reach spring onion size for a delicious 'out of season' crop. With a milder flavour than spring onions, Leek 'Nipper' makes a fabulous addition to stir fries and salads. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 20cm (8"). More info
    • 1 packet (250 leek seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £1.99