Leeks & Onion Plants

Growing leeks and onions from plug plants is easy and hassle-free. Just plant in spring and harvest from late summer/early autumn. All our vegetable plug plants are organic and plants come with a full growing guide.

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  • Leeks – Musselburgh

    £6.99
    (20 Plug Plants)

    A tried and tested traditional variety
    Musselburgh produces huge, handsome leeks with thick stems and dark green leaves. It is reliable, easy to grow, winter hardy, with good disease resistance and an excellent strong flavour. It will be ready for harvesting late summer to early winter. It’s easy to grow leeks from plug plants – just follow the instructional leaflet that will arrive with your plug plants.

    Number of plants: 20 plug plants

    Variety: Musselburgh (organic)

    In the kitchen: Leeks are delicious in soups, stews and pies. You can steam, fry or boil. Finely chopping leeks brings out the flavour and texture.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: You may find multiple seedlings per plug, these are best separated out carefully. Use a pencil or small stick to make 5-10cm deep holes 10-15cm apart in the soil, then carefully put a leek seedling in each hole and water well to “puddle in”.

    Harvesting: Harvest in late summer/autumn before the plants start bolting (forming flower heads)

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

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    Giant Winter Leeks

    £6.99
    (20 Plug Plants)

    The gardener’s choice of leek
    Giant Winter is an excellent late variety producing thick leeks that will hold well in the ground for a long time and are winter hardy. You will find more than one leek growing in most of your plug plants, so you will get plenty of leeks to harvest! You can either tease them apart to plant each leek separately, or plant together without separating. There is plenty of growing advice in the growing guide that arrives with the plug plants.

    Number of plants: 20 plug plants (although you are likely to receive two or three seedlings in each plug)

    Variety: Giant Winter (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Leeks are delicious in soups, stews and pies. You can steam, fry or boil. Finely chopping leeks brings out their flavour and texture.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: You may find multiple seedlings per plug, these are best separated out carefully. Use a pencil or small stick to make 5-10cm deep holes 10-15cm apart in the soil, then carefully put a leek seedling in each hole and water well to “puddle in”.

    Harvesting: Harvest in late summer/autumn before the plants start bolting (forming flower heads)

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

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    Onion – Bedfordshire Champion

    £6.99
    (20 Plug Plants)

    A must have in the kitchen garden
    This onion variety is reliable and well suited to the UK climate with late summer maturity. Bedfordshire Champion produces large, globe shaped, golden-brown skinned bulbs with a lovely mild flavour. Let the skins dry in the sun for a few days after harvesting and they should store well. You will receive a complete growing guide with your onion plug plants.

    Number of plants: 20 plug plants

    Variety: Bedfordshire Champion (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Gently fry chopped or sliced onion and use as the base to pasta sauces, soups and stews. Or cut into wedges and roast. Alternatively cut into rings, batter and deep fry.

     

  • Red Onion – Red Baron

    £6.99
    (20 Plug Plants)

    A must have in the kitchen garden
    This onion variety will produce firm, flattish-round bulbs with dark purple skin and red-tinged flesh. You can expect to harvest in late summer – if you dry the skins well (by drying in the sun for several days) the onions will store well. Try planting your onion plants next to carrots as this will help to deter carrot fly from the carrots. Growing onions from plug plants is just as easy as growing onions from sets. A full growing guide is provided with the plants.

    Number of plants: 20 plug plants

    Variety: Red Baron (organic)

    In the kitchen: Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Red onions are an attractive, milder, sweeter alternative to the yellow onion. Good for salads, marinades, salsas and roasts.

     

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: Plant 10-15cm apart in a sunny spot.

    Harvesting: Harvest in late summer/autumn once you can see the tops of the onions have reached the right size.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Spring Onion – White Lisbon

    £6.99
    (20 Plug Plants)

    Great for growing if you have limited space
    Loading your veg patch with spring onions is such a good idea. You can really pack them in as they hardly take up any space. They grow quite quickly during the spring and summer months too so you’ll be able to plant something else in their place later in the season. Growing spring onions from our plug plants is very easy – just pop them in your veg plot when your plants arrive – a complete growing guide will be provided with your plant delivery.

    Number of plants: 20 plug plants

    Variety: White Lisbon (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Spring onions are fab chopped up and thrown into a stir fry with some oriental leaves or in a delicious salad.

     

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: Plant 10-15cm apart in a sunny spot.

    Harvesting: Harvest in late summer/autumn once you can see the tops of the onions have reached the right size.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.