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  • RHS AGM award-winning onion collection

Award winning onions and shallot collection

RHS AGM award-winning onion collection

RHS award of garden merit £5.99
Pot size 1 collection
1 collection
This award winning onion and shollot collection contains 112 sets in total. 50 x 'Red Baron', 50 x 'Sturon', and 12 x 'Golden Gourmet'

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: any soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

  • onion 'Red Baron'
    A mid-late maturing variety with flattish-round bulbs of a beautiful dark red colour. An excellent cropper producing attractive, firm well flavoured bulbs which keep well. An attractive addition in the salad bowl.

  • onion 'Sturon'
    'Sturon' is a flavourful variety which produces round, straw-coloured onions that mature in August. It is a good cropper with high yeilds and it also keeps well.

  • Shallot 'Golden Gourmet'
    'Golden Gourmet' is a very high yielding, Dutch variety that can be harvested as early as July. It has a golden brown skin, stores well and has better resistance to bolting than many other varieties. Its mild taste makes it excellent for pickling.

    Sets are the easiest way to grow shallots in the garden. Planted very early in the season, in mid-February if possible, they mature faster than those grown from seed.Garden care: Plant onion sets from mid-February to March, 15cm (6in) apart in rows 30cm (12in) apart. Lift the onions when they are mature and allow them to dry before using.