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Spring Onion White Lisbon - Grower Pack (RHS Award of Garden Merit)
Growers Pack of Spring Onion White Lisbon
White Lisbon is the traditional "spring" onion. Boasts long white stems with bright green tops which are slow to form a bulb which contains a mild flavour. They are the ideal variety to grow on your patio and should be sown from March to July. They will be mature and ready to harvest within 12 weeks from sowing.
This is a large growers pack of approximately 4000 spring onion seeds.
Product Part Number: 13218
When to sow
When to Sow White Lisbon Spring Onion Seeds
February to June
Where to Sow
Early sowing can be made underglass 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 14°C. 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
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.
12 weeks from sowing.
Ideal for successional sowing for all Summer crop. As they are in the garden for such a short time, they can be grown in between slower growing vegetables.
Antibacterial and Antiseptic properties, due to beneficial sulphur compounds. A good source of antioxidants, such as quercetin and anthocyanin. Also high in Vitamin C, calcium and iron.