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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.

Onions and garlic

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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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    • 2 x 250g onion set packs

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    • 75 onion sets

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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
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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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How to grow garlic

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    • 5 elephant garlic cloves

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    • 12 elephant garlic cloves

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