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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.
Spring Onion 'Apache'
Allium cepa, Spring Onion 'Deep Purple', Bunching Onion, ScallionSalad 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
Onion 'Rouge Long De Florence' - Heritage
Italian Onion 'Rouge Long de Florence' produces traditional torpedo shaped bulbs with stunning, deep purple red skin. This heritage red onion is mild, and sweet - perfect for adding colour and flavour to salads or stir fries, and great for pickling too. This versatile variety can be harvested early as spring onions or left longer in the ground to form mature bulbs. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 10cm (4").
Companion planting: Try growing onions with mint to confuse and deter onion fly.
Spring Onion 'Sentry' - SowStrong® Collection
Allium cepa, Bunching Onion, ScallionThis upright, dark stemmed spring onion is ideal for sowing closely for high yields of delicious, full flavoured stems. When sown every 4 weeks, Spring onion 'Sentry' will provide good yields throughout summer. Absolutely delicious in sandwiches and salads. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 5cm (2").
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