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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 (160 spring onion seeds - seed tape)

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    • £2.99
    • 1 packet (500 spring onion seeds)

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    • £2.29

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 (250 onion seeds)

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    • £1.99

Leek 'Pennine' F1 Hybrid

Allium porrum

From British breeding comes the first - and only - hybrid pot leek. The result of painstaking work in crossing sterile male lines with top prize-winning show leeks. Leek 'Pennine' is a much thicker, but shorter blanch with a true pot leek appearance. This autumn variety is ideally grown in individual 25cm (10") pots or in well-prepared soil in the garden, where it will withstand adverse conditions right up until New Year. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 1 packet (40 leek seeds)

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    • £3.19 £0.99

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)

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    • £2.69 £0.99

Onion 'Rosanna' (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa

 Customer Rating

A distinctive and appealing reddish brown skinned, semi-globe shaped bulb with stunning pink rings when sliced. Onion 'Rosanna' is ideal for all culinary uses with a real old fashioned flavour, similar to those purchased from the French onion seller of yesteryear. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6").


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


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (350 onion seeds)

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    • £2.19 £0.99

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

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

Spring Onion 'Apache' - RHS endorsed vegetable seeds

Allium cepa, Spring Onion 'Deep Purple', Bunching Onion, Scallion

Salad Onion Apache (Deep Purple) is an attractive deep purple-red skinned spring onion with a mild flavour and a crisp texture. The purple outer skin merges with the silver when peeled, adding a colour contrast to salads. Salad Onion Apache is ideal for growing in containers, or outdoors throughout the season.

These vegetable seeds are endorsed by the RHS.
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    • 1 packet (450 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 'Doux des Cevennes'

Allium cepa

Originating from the steep terraced hillsides of the Cevennes mountain range, heritage variety Onion 'Doux des Cevennes' is highly prized throughout France. With a mild, delicate flavour, and a thin pearly skin, the soft pale flesh has a delicate flavour when eaten raw and becomes more savoury when cooked. This sweet onion is perfect for making delicious onion tarts. 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 (200 onion seeds)

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    • £2.69 £0.99

Onion james 'Longkeeping'

Allium cepa

This old time favourite dates back to the early 1800s, and remained a popular commercial crop until the 1990s. Now out of large scale production, we're bringing this flavoursome Heirloom variety back for a new generation of taste-conscious home growers to discover. As the name suggests the medium sized bulbs of Onion James Long Keeping store well over winter for a long window of use in the kitchen. We're sure the flavours and garden vigour will ensure its popularity for another 200 years! Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6"). More info
    • 1 packet (80 onion seeds)

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    • £1.99

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)

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    • £1.99