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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 (200 spring onion seeds - seed tape)

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    • 1 packet (650 spring onion seeds)

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Shallot 'Figaro'

Allium cepa (Aggregatum Group), Shallot 'Banana'

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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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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

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. Also offers good resistance to rust and bolting. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info
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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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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)

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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


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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
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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
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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"). More info
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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