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Onion Sets (Organic) - Centurion F1 Organic

Onion Sets (Organic) - Centurion F1

Fast growing and dependable when the weather is poor. Golden straw skins and crisp white flesh. Stores well. Plant January-March.

What are F1 Hybrids?

Seed can be either ‘Open Pollinated’ or a ‘F1 Hybrid’. Open pollinated seed is naturally pollinated and genetically diverse. F1 hybrids are deliberately created by crossing two different parent varieties to produce a seed which has particular characteristics.

Garden Organic’s Principles of Organic Gardening allow the use of F1 hybrids only when there are no other alternatives available to the grower. On these rare occasions, an organic F1 hybrid is preferred but, if unavailable, a non-organic F1 hybrid can be used.

If you’re growing to save seed, Garden Organic recommends choosing an Open Pollinated variety. F1 Hybrids are less likely to produce seed ‘true to type’ or hold the same characteristics as the plant you saved it from.

Growing Information

Easier than sowing seeds, Onion Sets are immature onions grown from seed, then lifted and dried. When re-planted, they put down roots and grow on. Plant in firm soil, 10-15cm apart from February-April, leaving only the tip visible. Packs contain minimum 130 onions, except where stated. 10kg packs of Sturon and Jet Set are available online.

Spring planting varieties - On receipt, keep sets cool and dry to prevent them from sprouting. Plant white varieties as soon as soil is workable. Red Baron and Santero should be planted in late March or April.

Order Despatch

Orders are despatched promptly by post or parcel carrier. Seasonal items such as plants are sent separately with the estimated delivery times stated against each variety both in our catalogue and on our website.

Small items are sent by Royal Mail and larger items by courier. When ordering large items please provide your phone number so that the courier can contact you if necessary.

Please note that when several items are ordered they may not all be delivered at the same time.

Delivery Charge

Standard Charge

Packet seed only will incur a carriage charge of £2.99.

All other products incur a carriage charge of £4.99.

If your order comprises of a combination of carriage charges then a combined carriage charge of £6.99 will be applied.

Live Plants

We want to ensure that all of our plants are delivered to you in the best condition for planting. Unfortunately there are some postcodes that take longer to deliver to and therefore we can not guarantee this, so we are sorry to advise that we do not ship live plants to the following areas; HS, IV41-IV56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR25, ZE1-ZE3.

Non Standard Deliveries

Unfortunately like many companies in our industry we are currently only able to supply orders to UK based customers, excluding those in Northern Ireland. We are committed to finding a way that we can resume or normal services again as soon as possible. Please accept our apologies for any inconvience caused.

Very Large items

If ordering any large items marked large lorry items  a surcharge of £5 per item will be applied. These items are also not available to areas and postcodes shown under non standard deliveries. We may need to contact you regarding delivery so please provide a contact number with all orders.

Prices include VAT where applicable.

We reserve the right to contact you and advise an additional charge where necessary and are happy to quote for carriage of specific products to more remote areas. Some items may not be available to all areas.

We reserve the right to revise any carriage charges in the event of carrier price increase or other unforeseen circumstances. We will always advise of the carriage charge before payment is taken.

No questions are available at this time. Sorry for any inconvenience.

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Onion Sets (Organic) - Centurion F1

Onion Sets (Organic) - Centurion F1

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