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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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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").

Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions

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    • 1 packet (60 shallot seeds)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £3.19 £0.99

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)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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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)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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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)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £1.99

Shallot 'Lorient'

Allium cepa (Aggregatum Group)

Finally a shallot you can reliably grow from seed! British-bred Shallot Lorient has been developed over 14 years with UK gardeners in mind. This superb variety offers superior performance compared to other seed varieties, and matches planting sets (immature bulbs) in terms of reliability, garden performance, and pest and disease resistance. Shallot Lorient is tough from the get go, making a strong start even in a cold spring. Mildew resistant and slow to bolt under the summer heat, this top-performer soldiers on to produce long, richly-sweet bulbs that add a real gourmet depth to any dish where onions are called for. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 15cm (6"). More info
    • 1 packet (125 shallot seeds)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £1.99

Onion 'Kappa'

Allium cepa

An unusual cylindrical shape means these golden-skinned onions can be grown at a closer spacing than normal, for increased cropping! Lending itself perfectly to slicing, the delicious, crisp white flesh of Onion 'Kappa' is perfect for making onion rings, tasty burger toppings and salads. Late maturing, this superb onion variety has 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 (200 onion seeds)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £1.99

Onion 'Santero' F1 Hybrid

Allium cepa

Spring planting. Heat treated.

The answer to gardeners' prayers! Heat treated early main crop, Onion 'Santero' F1 Hybrid is the first onion set with resistance to downy mildew, a potentially disastrous fungal foliage disease.


This 'Rijnsburger' type onion produces copper brown, oval-to-round bulbs with medium skin thickness. Yields are similar in quality and quantity to other F1 maincrop varieties currently available, and bulbs have great storage potential. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6").

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    • 1 packet (75 seeds)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £2.99

Shallot 'Prisma' F1 Hybrid

Allium cepa

From seed! Each seed of Shallot Prisma produces a single attractive shiny reddish-brown skinned, white fleshed round shallot bulb, with a distinct flavour. No risk of transferring virus of white rot as with sets and the bulbs of Shallot Prisma store well. More info
    • 1 packet (75 onion seeds)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £0.99

Onion 'Borettana'

Allium cepa

Small flat bulbs for salads, pickling and stir frys. More info
    • 1 packet (500 onion seeds)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £0.99