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Onion Seed Californian Early Red

Code: M6520

The standard red onion. Crisp and mild in flavour. Large flattened bulbs. Can be harvested and used well before reaching full maturity and stored for 2 to 3 months after harvesting.
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Planting Instruction
  • How To Sow: Choose a well drained site in full sun. Sow these seeds in trays for subsequent transplanting or, after frost sow direct where to grow in a well prepared seedbed. Sow seeds 1cm apart, in rows 30cm apart and to a depth of 1cm. Seedling Care: Keep seedbed evenly moist during the germination period of 14-21 days. Apply McGregor's FruitMax 2 weeks after germination for healthier plants and maximum crop. Protect your herb garden from snails and slugs with McGregor's Snail and Slug bait and from White Butterfly with McGregor's Derris Dust.
  • Hints and Tips: Lift when bulbs are firm and tops tend to fall over.
  • Our seeds are not treated with Neonicitinoids
Specs & Warranty
When To Sow (Tropical Zone 1) Autumn
When To Sow (Tropical Zone 2) Autumn
When To Sow (Temperate Zone 3) Autumn
When To Sow (Cool Zone 4) Autumn
Grow In Gardens
Annual or Perennial
Seed Depth 1cm
Seed Spacing 1cm
Plant Spacing 10cm
Harvest / Flower / Maturity Time 25-28 weeks
Harvest/Flower/Maturity Time cont.


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