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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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Leek 'Pennine' F1 Hybrid

Allium porrum

From British breeding comes the first - and only - hybrid pot leek. The result of painstaking work in crossing sterile male lines with top prize-winning show leeks. Leek 'Pennine' is a much thicker, but shorter blanch with a true pot leek appearance. This autumn variety is ideally grown in individual 25cm (10") pots or in well-prepared soil in the garden, where it will withstand adverse conditions right up until New Year. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 1 packet (40 leek seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £3.19

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 July 2014
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    • £2.39

Onion 'Ciboule' (Bunching Onion) - Heritage

Allium fistulosum, Welsh Onion, Spring Onion, Scallion

Onion 'Ciboule' is perennial bunching onion usually grown as an annual, but fully winter hardy. This heritage variety forms dense clumps of slender hollow stems that can be used as a substitute to chives. The slender elongated bulbs are similar to spring onions with a strong flavour and make a tasty addition to salads. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 23cm (9").


Companion planting: Try growing onions with mint to confuse and deter onion fly.


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

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    • 1 packet (300 onion seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £1.99

Onion 'Rosanna' (Spring Planting)

Allium cepa

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A distinctive and appealing reddish brown skinned, semi-globe shaped bulb with stunning pink rings when sliced. Onion 'Rosanna' is ideal for all culinary uses with a real old fashioned flavour, similar to those purchased from the French onion seller of yesteryear. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Companion planting: Try growing onions with mint to confuse and deter onion fly.


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    • 1 packet (350 onion seeds)

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    • £2.19
    • Out of stock

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.


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    • 1 packet (200 onion seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of July 2014
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    • £2.39

Leek 'Kong Richard'

Allium porum, Leek 'King Richard'

A particularly early cropping variety that can be lifted by July from the very earliest sowings, but will easily stand until Christmas from a later sowing. The long, slender stems of Leek 'Kong Richard' are full flavoured and ideal for slicing. This RHS AGM variety can also be grown close together for delicious, succulent mini leeks, but is best harvested by Christmas as it is less hardy than some other varieties. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 30cm (12”).
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    • 1 packet (125 leek seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.69

Spring Onion 'Pompeii'

Allium cepa, Bunching Onion, Scallion

Allium cepa. A quick growing, silver skinned cocktail/pickling onion. Spring Onion Pompeii is succulent and ideal for sowing thinly in containers or window boxes. More info
    • 1 packet (300 spring onion seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £1.99

Spring Onion 'Sentry' - SowStrong® Collection

Allium cepa, Bunching Onion, Scallion

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

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Read more on our blog: SowStrong® – A Natural Way to Growing Success

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    • 1 packet (250 spring onion seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.49

Onion 'Summer Isle' (Bunching Onion)

Allium fistulosum, Oriental Bunching Onion, Spring Onion, Scallion

This superb RHS AGM Oriental bunching onion has been bred for its sweet and mild flavour. Use this non-bulbing, perennial onion as a spring onion to add to salads or chopped as a chive-like garnish with a mild flavour. Winter hardy Onion 'Summer Isle' 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.


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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 (500 onion seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.19

Onion 'Rossa di Toscana' - Vita Sementi® Italian Seeds

Allium cepa

A red onion with a powerful flavour. Onion 'Rossa di Toscana' produces glossy, red skinned bulbs with attractive dark red tinged flesh. This colourful Italian onion is ideal for storing for autumn and winter use. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 10cm (4").


Companion planting: Try growing onions with mint to confuse and deter onion fly.


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    • 1 packet (840 onion seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.69

Leek 'Cairngorm' F1 Hybrid

Allium porrum

The 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
    • 1 packet (40 leek seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.99

Onion 'Sturon' - Duchy Originals Organic Seeds

Allium cepa

An RHS Award of Garden Merit variety producing well sized semi-round bulbs with good keeping qualities. Onion 'Sturon' is a traditional variety that has become a favourite for its reliability. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 15cm (6”). Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 10cm (4”).


Companion planting: Try growing onions with mint to confuse and deter onion fly.


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Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (300 onion seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £1.99