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Spring Onion Slender Star

Description

Spring Onion Slender Star seeds - NEW TO KINGS.

The number one variety used by commercial growers as it regularly produces reliable crops of great tasting spring onions. Stays slender and straight with very little bulbing and shows good tolerance to red rust, making it good for gardeners too.

Product Part Number: 13239

Pack Size: 500 Seeds

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Price (Inc. VAT): £2.10

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When to sow
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When to Sow Slender Star Spring Onion Seeds

February to June

Plant Out

April

Harvest

Approximately 12 weeks after sowing


Where to Sow

Early sowing can be made under glass in modules, sow 4-5 seeds per module  on the surface of seed sowing compost and lightly cover with a sprinkling or vermiculite or compost, and place at a temperature of 14C. Outdoor sowings can be made in April onwards, sow seed thinly in shallow drills 1.5cm (1/2in) deep, with rows spaced 30cm (12in) apart.  


What to do next

Greenhouse sown modules do not require thinning and can be moved to a cold frame in April to harden off before planting outside 7cm (3in) apart for clusters of salad onions. Outdoor sowings can be pulled and used as required.


Handy Tip

Ideal for successional sowing. As a quick to mature crop, sow in between slower growing vegetables saving space.

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