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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.
Onion 'Doux des Cevennes'
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.
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Leek 'Cairngorm' F1 Hybrid
Allium porrumThe first F1 leek from seed, produced by British breeding from specially selected top prize-winning show leeks! This stocky variety has superb vigour and uniformity making it ideal for growing individually as a pot leek. Early autumn maturity makes Leek 'Cairngorm' ideal for the show bench as well as outside in the vegetable plot, where stems will stand until after Christmas. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 30cm (12”). More info
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