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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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Spring Onion 'White Lisbon'

Allium cepa

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
Very quick growing salad onion. Sow Spring Onion White Lisbon in succession for a continuous crop all spring, summer and autumn. This customer favourite is also the best variety for overwintering - make a late sowing in September and see!
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    • 1 packet (160 spring onion seeds - seed tape)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £2.99
    • 1 packet (650 spring onion seeds)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £2.29

Leek 'Musselburgh'

Allium porrum

A fine strain of this well known, reliable mid season variety. Producing heavy crops of short, thick stems with an excellent flavour and tender texture when cooked. Leek 'Musselburgh' is exceptionally hardy and stands well in even the coldest winter weather, making it a popular choice for growing in cold areas. Also offers good resistance to rust and bolting. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 1 packet (160 leek seeds - seed tape)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £2.99
    • 1 packet (350 leek seeds)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £2.29

Leek 'Below-Zero' F1 Hybrid

Allium porrum

This British bred leek combines the vigour of an F1 Hybrid with extreme cold tolerance to produce superb quality leeks that can withstand the harshest of weathers. Leek 'Below-Zero' produces pure white stems with dark leaves that stand well over a long period without bolting. This rust resistant variety can be lifted from Christmas right through to May. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 1 packet (50 leek seeds)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £3.29

Leek 'Bleu de Solaise' - Heritage

Allium porrum

This French heritage variety makes an attractive addition to the vegetable plot, or even dotted among flower borders for a strong vertical accent. It's distinctive blue leaves take on an eye catching purple tinge as winter temperatures drop. Leek 'Bleu de Solaise' is a reliable winter variety producing short, heavy stems that will stand well through even the most atrocious winter weather. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 1 packet (300 leek seeds)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £2.29

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: by Monday
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    • £3.19 £0.99

Onion 'Marco' F1 Hybrid

Allium cepa

This maincrop onion produces round, thin necked, straw coloured bulbs with good disease tolerance. Onion 'Marco' is superb for storing, remaining in good condition right through to March. This RHS AGM variety reliably produces heavy yields with bulbs achieving a good size in most soils. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 10cm (4").


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 (250 onion seeds)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £2.69 £0.99

Leek 'Porbella'

Allium porrum

An outstanding garden variety with excellent winter hardiness and good resistance to rust. Leek 'Porbella' produces good yields of sturdy, pure white, thick stems with dark green leaves. The mature leeks are ready for harvesting from October to February. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 1 packet (125 leek seeds)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £0.99

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: by Monday
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    • £0.99

Onion 'Red Baron'

Allium cepa

A mid-late maturing variety, Onion 'Red Baron' produces firm, flattish-round bulbs of a beautiful dark red colour. With eye-catching red rimmed flesh and a stronger flavour than most varieties, this RHS AGM variety makes an attractive addition to salads. An excellent cropping red onion with 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


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    • 1 packet (175 onion seeds)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £2.99

Shallot 'Figaro'

Allium cepa (Aggregatum Group), Shallot 'Banana'

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.

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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


More info
    • 1 packet (200 onion seeds)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £2.69 £0.99