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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 19 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 April 2014
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    • £1.99

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 April 2014
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    • £2.89

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.


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Companion Planting


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)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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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)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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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 Planting


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

More info
    • 1 packet (300 onion seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.29

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 April 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 April 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 April 2014
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    • £2.69

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 April 2014
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    • £2.99

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 April 2014
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    • £3.19

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)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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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)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.39