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Onion Sets & Garlic Bulbs


Essential vegetables for the kitchen, our garlic bulbs and onion sets are great value for money and take up very little space on the vegetable plot. These undemanding vegetables are so easy to grow - simply plant your garlic bulbs and onion sets in the spring, water regularly, and harvest in late summer! With good storage potential, onions and garlic will last for many months, even into the depths of winter if kept in a well-ventilated, dry place. Grow onions and garlic in the UK in a well-drained soil in full sun for the best crops.

 

Find out when and how to plant garlic in our how to grow garlic guide.

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Onion 'Sturon'

Allium cepa

This traditional onion, which was awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit, is an excellent early maturing variety. Plant the sets close for green bunching or set them further apart to produce large storage onions. Sturon has good resistance to bolting and produces flavoursome bulbs which store particularly well.
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    • 1 x 250g onion set pack

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    • 2 x 250g onion set packs

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    • 75 onion sets

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    • 150 onion sets

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Onion 'Golden Ball'

Allium cepa

This superb variety is popular for its traditional golden skinned bulbs. A reliable heavy cropper with an excellent flavour. The large bulbs are also particularly good for storing. More info
    • 1 x 250g onion set pack

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    • 2 x 250g onion set packs

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Onion 'Red Baron'

Allium cepa

Add colour and flavour to delicious salads with the dark red flesh of this attractive red onion. This later maturing variety produces a good crop of firm well flavoured bulbs. A popular onion with excellent storing potential. More info
    • 1 x 250g onion set pack

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Shallot 'Longor French'

Allium ascalonicum

This French version of 'Jersey Long' has been awarded an RHS Award of garden merit for its extremely long bulbs with a superb flavour. Shallots have a much sweeter flavour than onions and can be used in stews and casseroles for a more delicate taste. This variety is a particular favourite with exhibition growers, and can be stored over a long period. [Pack contains 15-20 sets.] More info
    • 2 x 250g shallot set packs

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Elephant Garlic (Spring Planting)

Allium ampeloprasum, Great-Headed Garlic

  • Giant bulbs
  • Spring/Autumn planting, hardneck variety

Elephant Garlic is really a stem leek rather than a true garlic but producing massive bulbs approximately 10cm (4") in diameter. The large cloves have a milder taste than conventional garlic, making it suitable for a wide choice of culinary uses. Tyr roasting elephant garlic and spreading on to crusty bread, or add the cloves to mashed potato. Available for Spring or Autumn planting. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 20cm (8").


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    • 5 elephant garlic cloves

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    • 12 elephant garlic cloves

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Garlic 'Carcassonne Wight' (Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

  • Autumn planting, hardneck variety

Although Garlic 'Carcassonne Wight' originates in the South of France, it is possibly the best hardneck garlic for overwintering in the UK. Vigorous plants produce pink cloves which are similar to Lautrec, but thought by some to have a superior bouquet and character. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6").


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    • 1 garlic bulb

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £4.99
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Garlic 'Chesnok Red' (Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

  • Autumn planting, hardneck variety

A hardneck variety from Shvelisi in Georgia with attractive purple striping and a full-bodied flavour. Garlic 'Chesnok Red' is a good choice for baking as it has a delicious creamy texture and retains its flavour well after cooking - great for making garlic bread! Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6").


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    • 1 garlic bulb

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Garlic 'Germidour' (Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

  • Autumn planting, softneck variety

Garlic 'Germidour' is a well-known and reliable variety. It comes from French production but is well adapted to UK growing conditions. This softneck garlic has an RHS AGM and produces large, white bulbs with a mild yet rich flavour. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6").


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    • 1 garlic bulb

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Garlic 'Grow Your Own Collection' (Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

Easy to grow and so good for you! This complete garlic collection is everything you need to make your favourite culinary dishes or store them for autumn and winter use. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6").


  • Collection comprises 1 bulb each of the following varieties for autumn planting:
  • Garlic 'Chesnok Red' - Hardneck variety from Georgia with purple striping and a full-bodied flavour.
  • Garlic 'Early Purple Wight' - One of the earliest softneck varieties from an autumn planting, with bulbs maturing from late May.
  • Garlic 'Germidour' - A well known softneck variety with an RHS AGM, producing large, white bulbs with a mild yet rich flavour.
  • Garlic 'Lautrec Wight' - The finest hardneck garlic from France producing attractive bulbs with white skins and deep pink cloves.
  • Garlic 'Messidrome' - This versatile softneck variety produces large white bulbs with excellent flavour.
  • Garlic 'Wight Cristo' – An RHS AGM softneck variety producing pure white bulbs with an elegant bouquet.
  • Garlic 'Solent Wight' - A reliable RHS AGM softneck variety, known for its superb flavour which is retained during cooking.
  • Garlic 'Carcassonne Wight' - One of the best varieties for over-wintering in the UK, produces pink cloves which are similar to Lautrec but thought to have a superior bouquet and character.

PLUS5 cloves of Elephant Garlic!


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    • 9 garlic bulbs + 5 garlic cloves

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Garlic 'Lautrec Wight' (Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

  • Autumn planting, hardneck variety

A classic 'hardneck' variety originating in South West France. Garlic 'Lautrec Wight' is widely considered to be the finest French garlic, producing attractive bulbs with white skins and deep pink cloves. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6").


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    • 1 garlic bulb

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    • £4.99
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Garlic 'Messidrome' (Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

  • Autumn planting, softneck variety

Garlic 'Messidrome' is a versatile softneck variety producing large white bulbs with excellent flavour. From French production, this garlic is suitable for all culinary uses. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6").


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    • 1 garlic bulb

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Garlic 'Provence Wight' (Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

  • Autumn planting, softneck variety

This outstanding softneck garlic produces large juicy cloves and forms a bulb almost as large as Elephant Garlic! The delicious cloves of Garlic 'Provence Wight' are superb for aioli and bouillabaisse, and have excellent storage qualities, keeping well into the New Year. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6").


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    • 1 garlic bulb

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