Onions and Shallots

We stock a small but delightful range of hand-selected, quality, onion and shallot sets chosen for high yields, quality of flesh, storability, reliability and distinctive flavour

Forming a staple of both traditional and modern gourmet cuisine, onions are an integral part of very many delightful dishes!

Our shallots are your perfect pickling partner, the perfect size, crunchy and bursting with vibrant flavour. Shallots are also very easy to grow, so why not give them a go?

As our range of onion and shallot sets is seasonal, please get in touch to discuss availability and for expert advice.

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  • Onion Sets “Turbo” – Spring planting

    Onion Sets “Turbo”  (Spring planting) is a golden-brown skinned variety, it’s late maturing and produces good yields of medium-sized onions.

    The rounded bulbs have a papery, thin skin with crisp, firm flesh and a deliciously strong flavour that is suitable for use in cooking and delicious eaten raw in salads and sandwiches.

    £0.55 Per 100g
  • Onion Sets “Red Baron”

    Onion Sets “Red Baron” is a mid-late maturing variety. 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 properties.

    £0.80 Per 100g
  • Onion Sets – Sturon

    Onion Sets – Sturon is a flavourful variety that produces excellent globe-shaped, straw-coloured onions with light golden skin and delightfully flavoured,  crisp flesh.

    Sturon is a good choice due to its wonderful rich flavour, its high yield, and is well-suited to storing for longer periods.

    Plant in Spring from March to April, and they will be ready to harvest in July, August and September.

    Plant next to potted Mint to deter Onion Fly.

    £0.55 Per 100g
  • Shallot Sets – Golden Gourmet

    Shallot Sets – Golden Gourmet have golden brown skins, pale flesh with a wonderful flavour and store well into winter.

    Golden Gourmet are easy to grow and an improved strain of the traditional variety Giant Yellow.

    Planted very early in the season, in mid-February if possible, they mature faster than those grown from seed.

    This variety has larger and better quality bulbs with a reduced likelihood of bolting.

    Golden Gourmet is a very high-yielding, Dutch variety that can be harvested as early as July.

    Superb for pickling and general cooking when extra strength is required.

    £0.65 Per 100g