Where to Sow
Sow under glass in pots or seed trays, sow seed on the surface of seed sowing compost and lightly cover with a sprinkling of vermiculite or compost, and place at a temperature of 14°C. For smaller onions outdoor sowings can be made in April, sow seed thinly in shallow drills 1.5cm (1/2in) deep, with rows spaced 30cm (12in) apart.
What to do next
Seedlings can be pricked out into individual pots or modular trays. Move plants to a cold frame in April to gradually harden off before planting outside 30-45cm (12-18in) apart between the plants and 45cm(18in) between the rows. Thin outdoor sowings to 15-30cm (6-12in) apart.
August to September
Onions require very fertile soil. Dig the Onion bed in the Autumn incorporating manure or compost.
Antibacterial and Antiseptic properties, due to beneficial sulphur compounds. A good source of antioxidants, such as quercetin and anthocyanin. Vitamin C, Calcium and Iron.
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- Quantity per pack400
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