Reds for Direct Drilling

Red Herald F1

  • Main crop maturity for long term storage.
  • Consistently uniform high yields and quality.
  • Dark red globe-shaped bulbs with a strong root system.
  • Widely grown in the UK and Northern Europe.


  • A more single centered red with good shape.
  • Available as a primed seed for more uniform and rapid establishment.

Red Baron

  • Allium Seeds’ excellent selection of this well known open-pollinated variety.
  • Outstanding commercial results. Compares very favorably with alternative available stocks.
  • Available as a primed seed for more uniform and rapid establishment.



  • Allium Seeds’ market-leading open-pollinated echalion is the result of a careful, painstaking selection process by our breeders
  • Figaro has a strong root system and produces beautifully shaped bulbs with slender necks
  • Figaro can be found in all major fresh produce retailers complementing the bulb onion and shallot selection.

Shallots for Direct Drilling

Lorient F1

  • The first hybrid shallot bred in the UK.
  • Allium Seeds’ bred round shallot variety.
  • A pink/brown variety with good storage to May.
  • Harvest late August.

Laval F1

  • A longday hybrid, semi-long type which is prevalent outside the UK.
  • High yielding, main crop variety.

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