Autumn Onions and Garlic

Japanese Onion Sets

‘Senshyu Yellow’ autumn onion sets – £1.20/150g

Produces good yields of semi-flat, yellow bulbs. They have a mild, sweet flavour and the young ones can be used as an alternative to spring onions in salads. Plant from September. Harvest late June – July.

‘Red Winter’ onion sets – £1.40/150g

Firm onions which store well with attractive red skins and a flattened globe shape. They have a fine sweet taste and can be used in salads or cooking. Plant from September. Harvest late May – end of June.

‘Radar’ autumn onion sets – £1.99 pack of 50.

A popular variety with good bolt-resistance and very little winter kill. The long-necked bulbs have dark skin with white flesh. Excellent storage ability. Plant from September. Harvest from late May – June.

‘Electric’ autumn onion sets – £1.99 pack of 50.

Lovely, elongated, red-skinned onions with red-ringed flesh. Ready to harvest in early summer. Great for salads and stir-fries, they survive the winter well. Plant from September.

How to grow overwintering onions BBC Gardeners’ World video guide

The Origin and History of Onions

Garlic

Marco – £2.99 for 3 bulbs.

Dario – £2.99 for 3 bulbs.

Germidour – £2.99 for 3 bulbs.

Thermidrome – £2.99 for 3 bulbs.

Lautrec Wight (arriving in OCTOBER) – £2.99 for 3 bulbs.

Carcassonne Wight (arriving in OCTOBER) – £2.99 for 3 bulbs.

Early Purple Wight (arriving in OCTOBER) – £2.99 for 3 bulbs.

Elephant Garlic (arriving in OCTOBER) – £2.99 pack of 2 cloves.

The History of Garlic

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