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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.



We have found 27 products.
 

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

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 '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

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

Onion 'Bunton's Showstopper'

Allium cepa

A well named variety that makes a big impression on the show bench! This award-winning exhibitor onion, weighing up to 2.27kg (5lb), was bred by T&M customer Ken Bunton for good shape, a larger base and fabulous skin quality. The giant bulbs of Onion 'Bunton's Showstopper' also store well and have an excellent mild flavour for the kitchen. 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


More info
    • 1 packet (75 onion seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £2.99

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


More info
    • 1 packet (175 onion seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £2.69

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)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £1.99

Spring Onion 'Apache'

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. Seeds are in the RHS Vegetable Collection. More info
    • 1 packet (750 spring onion seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £1.99

Spring Onion 'Feast' F1 Hybrid

Allium cepa, Bunching Onion, Scallion

Onion Feast has long pure white slender stems contrast with the dark green, erect leaves of this outstanding spring onion. Excellent heat and downy mildew tolerance. Onion Feast stands very well, keeping in good condition. Ideal for successional sowing. Seeds are in the RHS Vegetable Collection.
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    • 1 packet (500 spring onion seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £2.89

Shallot 'Zebrune'

Allium cepa (Aggregatum Group), Echalion, Shallot 'Cuisse de Poulet du Poitou'

Known also as 'Cuisse de Poulet du Poitou', this heritage variety of torpedo-shaped, brownish pink-skinned bulbs from seed is increasing in popularity for gourmet cooking and can be used to replace onions in many recipes. Good-sized bulbs for storing. More info
    • 1 packet (200 shallot seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £3.29

Shallot 'Camelot' F1 Hybrid

Allium cepa (Aggregatum Group)

Visually stunning, Shallot 'Camelot' is the darkest red-skinned variety available from seed. Each seed produces an individual, small, white fleshed bulb that will store extremely well for use throughout late autumn and winter. Shallots have become increasingly popular for their distinctive flavour, offering an interesting alternative to onions. Height: 35cm (14”). Spread: 15cm (6”). More info
    • 1 packet (60 shallot seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £3.19

Onion 'Hi Keeper' F1 Hybrid

Allium cepa

With excellent winter hardiness, this is by far the best variety for overwintering from an autumn sowing outdoors. Onion 'Hi Keeper' produces quality globe shaped bulbs weighing 120g (4oz), with golden yellow skins that will store well. This versatile variety is equally good from a spring sowing and makes a fine choice for the kitchen or the show bench. 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


More info
    • 1 packet (80 onion seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £2.99