Seed Potatoes & Onions

Seed Potatoes & Onions

Two of the UK’s and the world’s most popular crops – the hugely versatile potato and onion can be used in a wide variety of different dishes and recipes. Both capable of blossoming at a number of different times – a bumper crop of potatoes and onions could help you create delicious meals every month throughout the year.

Both of these hardy plants are simple to grow and well-suited to UK climates – meaning you’ll get maximum reward for your efforts. The two crops also provide an exceptional introduction to gardening for inexperienced or young gardeners looking to become more actively involved in the garden.

Onion Bulbs 

The huge range of onion bulbs from Capital Gardens are perfect for a whole host of different recipes from winter stews to summer salads. From distinctive red onions to crunchy yellow onions – we stock all the dinnertime favourites.

We also stock more specialist onions such as the Paris Silverskins – ideal for adding to a delicious salad or pickling. With no thinning required, it has never been easier to pick your own silverskin onions.

Potato Seeds

At Capital Gardens, we stock seeds for a huge selection of the UK’s favourite species of potatoes – perfect for boiling, roasting, baking and chipping. Whether you have a preferred potato of choice, or wish to try something new. Ever popular in the UK, Capital Gardens stock seeds for the versatile and delicious Maris Pipers.

If you require any additional assistance when selecting the perfect potatoes for your favourite recipes, or the crops which will best suit the soil type of your garden, Capital Gardens’ Plant People are always on hand in all of our garden centres to answer any questions or concerns. Our three centres are full of passionate, dedicated gardeners, willing to share their experience and skills.

  • GARLIC LAUTREC WIGHT

    GARLIC LAUTREC WIGHT

     

    Hard neck variety. Purple cloves with a creamy smooth flavour

     

    This product is available at the following Garden centres:

    • Alexandra Palace Garden centre
    • Neals Nursery Garden centre
    • Woods of Berkhamsted Garden centre
    • Studley Green Garden centre
    • Sherfield On Loddon Garden centre
    £2.99
  • ONION RADAR

    ONION RADAR

    Improved Japanese variety – good for early planting, harvest from late May to early June. Resistant to bolting mild tasting. They store well until spring. Plant in autumn.

    • Plant Autumn onwards

    This product is available at the following Garden centres:

    • Alexandra Palace Garden centre
    • Neals Nursery Garden centre
    • Woods of Berkhamsted Garden centre
    • Studley Green Garden centre
    • Sherfield On Loddon Garden centre
    £1.99
  • POTATO CHARLOTTE

    POTATO CHARLOTTE

    Second early. Seed potatoes for planting lateJuly/early August to grow new potatoes for late autumn/Christmas. Suitable for growing in pots and containers or in the garden and will yield delicious new potatoes late in the season. The classic salad potato

    • RHS Award Winner.

    This product is available at the following Garden centres:

    • Alexandra Palace Garden centre
    • Neals Nursery Garden centre
    • Woods of Berkhamsted Garden centre
    • Studley Green Garden centre
    • Sherfield On Loddon Garden centre
    £2.99
  • POTATO MARIS PEER

    POTATO MARIS PEER

     

    Second early. Seed potatoes for planting lateJuly/early August to grow new potatoes for late autumn/Christmas. Suitable for growing in pots and containers or in the garden and will yield delicious new potatoes late in the season. Ideal for container growing

     

    This product is available at the following Garden centres:

    • Alexandra Palace Garden centre
    • Neals Nursery Garden centre
    • Woods of Berkhamsted Garden centre
    • Studley Green Garden centre
    • Sherfield On Loddon Garden centre
    £2.99
  • POTATO PENTLAND JAVELIN

    POTATO PENTLAND JAVELIN

    First early. Seed potatoes for planting lateJuly/early August to grow new potatoes for late autumn/Christmas. Suitable for growing in pots and containers or in the garden and will yield delicious new potatoes late in the season. Good disease resistance

    This product is available at the following Garden centres:

    • Alexandra Palace Garden centre
    • Neals Nursery Garden centre
    • Woods of Berkhamsted Garden centre
    • Studley Green Garden centre
    • Sherfield On Loddon Garden centre
    £2.99
  • CONSTANCE

    CONSTANCE

    Constance is a yellow skinned, pale yellow fleshed table potato for any general use. Early development soon after planting with oval round tubers of a regular shape and shallow eye. Known to produce decent sized tubers that are resistant to any secondary growth and growth cracks. The potato has a buttery taste and smooth texture perfect for boiling, mashing or baking.

     

    This product is available at the following Garden centres:

    • Alexandra Palace Garden centre
    • Neals Nursery Garden centre
    • Woods of Berkhamsted Garden centre
    • Studley Green Garden centre
    • Sherfield On Loddon Garden centre
    £1.99
  • MARKIES

    MARKIES

    Plant potato markies on your plot it has a variety of high yielding and excellent all around resistance to any disease including potato viruses. This gives you a good mind set for good crops with no very few losses. As a chipping potato this is considered to some chippies. Suitable for baking boiling  and roasting in the kitchen.

    • Versatile maincrop
    • A brilliant chipper
    • Disease-resistant

    This product is available at the following Garden centres:

    • Alexandra Palace Garden centre
    • Neals Nursery Garden centre
    • Woods of Berkhamsted Garden centre
    • Studley Green Garden centre
    • Sherfield On Loddon Garden centre
    £1.99
  • RUDOLPH

    RUDOLPH

    The inside of this seed potato has a deep red skin with a delicious white flesh finished with a smooth creamy texture. The potato is great for all different cooking methods making the tastiest roast potato and jacket potatoes known to be light and fluffy inside. Grow in a row so you get a natural wind break of leaves.

    • Reliable maincrop variety
    • Versatile in the kitchen
    • Useful grown in a row as a windbreak

    This product is available at the following Garden centres:

    • Alexandra Palace Garden centre
    • Neals Nursery Garden centre
    • Woods of Berkhamsted Garden centre
    • Studley Green Garden centre
    • Sherfield On Loddon Garden centre
    £1.99
  • SALAD BLUE

    SALAD BLUE

    Salad blue is known to be one of a kind with unusual varieties you can grow, a vigorous maincrop variety with purple/blue tubers and attractive blue/purple flowers. Blue floury looking flesh is best suited for baking, roasting, boiling, mash or chips. They have a mild potato flavour short and oval shaped with a high dry matter and good texture.

     

    This product is available at the following Garden centres:

    • Alexandra Palace Garden centre
    • Neals Nursery Garden centre
    • Woods of Berkhamsted Garden centre
    • Studley Green Garden centre
    • Sherfield On Loddon Garden centre
    £2.49
  • SEED POTATO CARLINGFORD

    SEED POTATO CARLINGFORD

    Carlingford is a excellent salad potato which produces a number of round oval tubers, with a waxy texture. Carlingford can be used as a second cropping verity planted during early August for harvesting closer to Christmas. Performs reliability from late plantings giving good yields of round smooth skinned creamy white fleshed tubers.

     

    This product is available at the following Garden centres:

    • Alexandra Palace Garden centre
    • Neals Nursery Garden centre
    • Woods of Berkhamsted Garden centre
    • Studley Green Garden centre
    • Sherfield On Loddon Garden centre
    £1.99
  • SEED POTATO PREMIERE

    SEED POTATO PREMIERE

    Seed potato is suitable for early french fries and also processing markets. Resistance to bruising and splitting shaped like a oval with a yellow skin and light yellow flesh. Plant during early February/March for harvesting in May. Plant normally April for a June/july harvest.

     

    This product is available at the following Garden centres:

    • Alexandra Palace Garden centre
    • Neals Nursery Garden centre
    • Woods of Berkhamsted Garden centre
    • Studley Green Garden centre
    • Sherfield On Loddon Garden centre
    £1.99
  • ONION STUTTGARTER GIANT

    ONION STUTTGARTER GIANT

    Very popular golden skinned, white fleshed variety. Produces slightly flatted rounded bulbs, grown for commercial use but now you can grow at home! Onion sets are easy to grow in the garden simply push each set just into the soil in rows and water in which makes them ideal for beginners. Plant them around 20cm apart to ensure they have enough space to swell and aren’t competing for water and nutrients. Be aware of birds and squirrels as they can pull them up and have them as a snack! Once mature lift and remove all soil, then leave on the ground if its warm and dry or dry them off inside.

    This product is available at the following Garden centres:

    • Alexandra Palace Garden centre
    • Neals Nursery Garden centre
    • Woods of Berkhamsted Garden centre
    • Studley Green Garden centre
    • Sherfield On Loddon Garden centre
    £1.99