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Salad Onion Seeds - White Lisbon (Winter Hardy)

Botanical - Allium wakegi

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V-SAO-03
 
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500 Seeds.

Other Names - Spring Onions, Bunching Onions, Scallion...

For extra early spring crops of salad onions sow White Lisbon Winter Hardy the previous autumn. This variety is exceptionally hardy and from an autumn sowing they will happily stand throughout the coldest of winter months outdoors in the garden as small plants and once early spring arrives they will start to grow again vigorously producing an extra early crop of delicious spring onions when very little else is available this early in the season.

  • A hardy variety suitable for spring harvests.
  • Produces bright white stems with dark green leaves.
  • An easy winter vegetable to grow.

Suitable For - Vegetable plot, raised beds, container garden, limited space

Sowing Months - August - September

Harvest - Late March - August


Gardening is about finding the right balance! Try growing Companion Plants close by to help deter pests.

  • Lettuce and salad onions grow well together.
  • Chamomile and summer savory - these two herbs if grown nearby are believed to improve the growth and flavour of alliums.
  • Beetroot, Kohl rabi, strawberries and cabbages are good plants to grow close to salad onions as they do not compete against each another.

Soil Preperation

Add well rotted manure or compost a few months before sowing or planting. Remove any weeds and apply some general purpose fertilizer 1 - 2 weeks before sowing or planting. Before sowing rake the surface when dry to produce a fine tilth.

General InformationSowing & Planting Information
Habit Biennial, grown as an annual Module Grown & Transplants
Type N/A Distance between plants N/A
Position Full sun Distance between rows N/A
Average height 35 cm Direct Sowing
Average spread 12 cm Sowing distance between plants 1 cm
Hardiness Hardy Distance between rows 25 cm
Overwintering Undercover Sowing depth 1 cm
Soil Ph 6.5 - 7.0 Germination temperature 8 to 20℃
    Days to germination 7 - 14 days

Sowing Guide

Early Sowing/Module Sowing

Salad onions are best sown direct.

Direct Sowing

Sow 1 - 2 seeds every 1 cm at the depth and row distance suggested above. Lightly cover the seeds with fine soil and water well. When the seedlings are big enough to handle thin out to 1 - 1.5 cm apart.


Growing On

Weed often as the tall thin plants can easily be smothered by weeds. Water the young seedlings often in dry weather. Older plants will need watering well every 7 - 10 days in dry weather. The growth of the plants will become dormant over the coldest winter months. This variety is winter hardy and should survive the winter months uncovered however the crop will benefit from being covered by a layer of horticultural fleece. This extra warmth will encourage the young salad onions to start growing again extra early in early spring.


Harvesting

Harvesting can start as early as March or as soon as the salad or spring onions are large enough. If growing close together pick alternate salad onions so that the remaining plants can grow larger. If the salad onions are difficult to pull out by hand, to prevent them from snapping use a trowel to loosen the soil first. Salad onions will store in the fridge for up to one week in a polythene bag.

TIP

Growing a row of salad onions on either side of carrots can help to confuse and deter the carrot root fly.

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