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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 onion. Sow Spring Onion White Lisbon in succession for a continuous crop all spring, summer and autumn. This customer favourite is also the best variety for overwintering - make a late sowing in September and see!
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    • 1 packet (650 spring onion seeds)

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    • £2.29

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.


Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions

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    • 1 packet (200 shallot seeds)

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    • £2.99

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)

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    • £1.99

Onion 'Red Baron'

Allium cepa

A mid-late maturing variety, Onion 'Red Baron' produces firm, flattish-round bulbs of a beautiful dark red colour. With eye-catching red rimmed flesh and a stronger flavour than most varieties, this RHS AGM variety makes an attractive addition to salads. An excellent cropping red onion with good 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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    • 1 packet (175 onion seeds)

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    • £2.99

Spring Onion 'Lilia' (Red Onion)

Allium cepa, Bunching Onion, Scallion

A dual purpose Italian variety with a pungent flavour. Spring Onion Lilia is best grown as a salad onion with nice, dark green leaves and a shiny, intense red inner core. Onion Lilia can also be grown as a maincrop, storing bulb onion. When fully mature it shows off its defined red and white inner rings.
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    • 1 packet (500 spring onion seeds)

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    • £1.99

Onion 'Performer' (Bunching Onion)

Allium fistulosum, Oriental Bunching Onion, Spring Onion, Scallion

Bunching onion 'Performer' produces upright, dark green leaves and mild flavoured stems which do not bulb. Use this perennial onion as a spring onion to add to salads or chopped as a chive-like garnish with a mild flavour. This winter hardy variety can be harvested virtually year round from successional 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


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)

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    • £2.69

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)

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    • £1.99

Spring Onion 'Eiffel'

Allium cepa, Bunching Onion, Scallion

An improved White Lisbon, Spring Onion Eiffel has upright leaves for successional sowings for spring, summer and autumn production. Spring Onion Eiffel is slow to form bulbs during the long days of summer, with improved disease tolerance. More info
    • 1 packet (500 spring onion seeds)

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    • £2.69

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


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

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    • 1 packet (375 onion seeds)

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    • £2.99

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 PlantingHow to grow Onions


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)

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    • £2.19

Spring Onion 'Purplette'

Allium cepa, Bunching Onion, Scallion

 Customer Rating

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)

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    • £1.99

Onion 'Bedfordshire Champion'

Allium cepa

Onion 'Bedfordshire Champion' has retained its popularity for over a hundred years. This heavy cropping variety produces large globe shaped, golden brown skinned bulbs with crisp white flesh and a mild flavour. This reliable onion is well suited to the UK climate with late summer maturity and excellent storing capabilities. 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: Within 1 days
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    • £1.99