Onion Varieties: All

Ailsa Craig

Ailsa Craig

Good for show. Large bulbs. Limited storage capability.
Type: Seed
Sow: Dec-Apr
Harvest: Aug-Dec
Globo

Globo

Large onion variety. Good for salads or cooking.
Type: Seed
Sow: Dec-Apr
Harvest: Aug-Sep
F1 Kamal

F1 Kamal

Well regarded onion for both form and taste.
Type: Seed
Sow: Feb-Mar
Harvest: Aug-Sep
Exhibtion

Exhibtion

One of the largest onions. Good for showing.
Type: Seed
Sow: Dec-Apr
Harvest: Aug-Sep
Bedfordshire Champion

Bedfordshire Champion

A good keeper. Well rounded onion.
Type: Seed
Sow: Feb-Apr
Harvest: Aug-Dec
Isobel Rose

Isobel Rose

Relatively small onion. Mild taste good for salad and sandwiches.
Type: Seed
Sow: Feb-May
Harvest: Jul-Sep
F1 Santero

F1 Santero

Good resistance to bolting and stores well.
Type: Seed
Sow: Feb-Apr
Harvest: Aug-Sep
Paris Silverskin

Paris Silverskin

A pickling onion, or for use in salads.
Type: Seed
Sow: Mar-Jul
Harvest: Jun-Oct
Borettana

Borettana

Italian variety. Sweet flavoured onion. Highly regarded.
Type: Seed
Sow: Mar-Jul
Harvest: May-Oct
Senshyu Semi-Globe Yellow

Senshyu Semi-Globe Yellow

Seed. Japanese variety for overwintering.
Type: Overwintering
Sow: Aug-Sep
Harvest: Jul
Senshyu Yellow

Senshyu Yellow

Set. Japanese variety for overwintering.
Type: Overwintering
Sow: Aug-Sep
Harvest: Jul
Walla Walla

Walla Walla

Traditional variety with a mild taste.
Type: Seed
Sow: Jan-Apr
Harvest: Aug-Oct
Elista

Elista

Elliptical onion. Strong flavour. Good for cooking.
Type: Seed
Sow: Feb-Apr
Harvest: Aug-Sep
Troy

Troy

Set. Excellent reputation for hardiness for an onion that overwinters.
Type: Overwintering
Sow: Sep-Dec
Harvest: May-Jul
Electric

Electric

Set. Can be overwintered to produce a late spring or early summer harvest.
Type: Overwintering
Sow: Sep-Nov
Harvest: May-Jun
Shakespeare

Shakespeare

Set. Highly regarded for taste. Stores well.
Type: Overwintering
Sow: Sep-Nov
Harvest: May-Jun
Red Winter

Red Winter

Set. Excellent salad onion.
Type: Overwintering
Sow: Sep-Nov
Harvest: Jun-Jul
Jet Set F1

Jet Set F1

Set. Good bolt resistance and matures quickly.
Type: Spring
Sow: Jan-Mar
Harvest: Jun-Jul
Centurion F1

Centurion F1

Set. A good looking reliable onion with a uniform orange yellow skin.
Type: Spring
Sow: Feb-Apr
Harvest: Aug-Sep
Autumn Champion

Autumn Champion

Set. An overwintering onion that is ready to harvest relatively early.
Type: Overwintering
Sow: Sep
Harvest: Jun-Jul