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Alliums 2018

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Our onions, shallots and garlic are all fresh stock supplied by a leading local wholesale seed merchant to ‘EU Rules and Standards’.

All of our varieties are suitable for growing in the Spring season and we package these in convenient pack sizes.

This year we have been able to introduce two new onion varieties to try!

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CENTURION F1

WHITE ONION SETS

agm50This first-rate onion is strong growing and will produce a heavy, early maturing crop, even in our indifferent British summers. An even skin colour and uniform globe shaped bulbs, together with good keeping ability make it an ideal show bench subject.

45p per 100g (approx 25)     

£1.00 per 250g     

SNOWBALL

WHITE ONION SETS

Snowball is a superb white onion with attractive round bulbs. Their white skin and flesh have a mild delicate flavour. This great variety is not the best for storing, but perfect for eating fresh.

45p per 100g (approx 25)     

£1.00 per 250g     

STURON

WHITE ONION SETS

agm50An RHS AGM variety is an excellent cropping onion which stores well. It produces well-sized semi-round bulbs. This traditional variety has become a favourite because of its reliability.

45p per 100g (approx 25)     

£1.00 per 250g     

STUTTGARTER GIANT

WHITE ONION SETS     

agm50A much favoured mild flavoured variety with flat-shaped, yellow skinned bulbs. Onion Stuttgarter Giant produces excellent yields and stores particularly well.

45p per 100g (approx 25)     

£1.00 per 250g     

TURBO

WHITE ONION SETS     

agm50A round-shaped, yellow skinned onion with a crisp flesh. Onion Turbo produces good yields, is late maturing and stores very well.

45p per 100g (approx 25)     

£1.00 per 250g     

RED BARON

RED ONION SETS   

agm50Spring planting, mid to late maturing reliable red variety. Red Baron has flattish-round bulbs of a dark red colour. It has a stronger flavour than some red onions. This RHS AGM variety is an excellent cropping onion which stores well.

45p per 100g (approx 25)     

£1.00 per 250g     

ARISTA

BANANA SHALLOTS

agm50A new variety which produces a high yield of semi-long ‘banana’ shallots. Arista is easy to grow and has been specifically produced  for good growth in Northern Europe. This is a Spring planting variety which will store well into the winter.

£1.30 per 250g     

GOLDEN GOURMET

ROUND SHALLOTS

agm50An RHS AGM variety which produces a high yield. Gourmet is easy to grow and produces large brown skinned bulbs. This is a Spring planting variety which will store well into the winter.

£1.30 per 250g     

RED SUN

ROUND SHALLOTS

This variety Spring planting variety has an attractive red tinged skin. Red Sun produces good yields of crisp, white fleshed bulbs of excellent quality for cooking, salads or pickling. Bulbs have long storage potential.

£1.30 per 250g     

GERMIDOUR

GARLIC

agm50A well-known and reliable French garlic variety, ‘Germidour’, with distinct violet stripes, that is well adapted to British conditions. This softneck variety produces large, white bulbs with a mild but rich flavour. It is successful for early Sping planting and keeps well.

90p per bulb (8-12 seeds)     

VIGOUR

GARLIC

This variety was originally called ‘White of Californie’ (USA) which is free of OYD virus. A soft neck garlic which is quite early to mature with white bulbs with slight purplish bands. Stores well.

60p per bulb (9-14 seeds)     

ELEPHANT GARLIC

GARLIC

Elephant Garlic is not a true garlic but a stem leek, which produces massive bulbs approximately 10cm (4″) in diameter. The cloves are also much larger than conventional garlic with a milder taste, making it suitable for a wide choice of culinary uses, especially roasting. This Hardneck garlic is suitable for Spring planting. 

£1.00 per pack (2 seeds or cloves)     

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