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Onion Pukekohe Long Keeper

Code: M6540

The most popular long 'keeping' onion

A popular NZ bred variety. Easy to grow. Excellent variety for storing over autumn & winter, hence its name 'Long Keeper'.
Where to buy

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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 frosts, sow directly in a well prepared seedbed. Sow seeds 1 cm apart, in rows 30 cm apart and to a depth of 1 cm. Later, thin or transplant to 10 cm apart. Seedling Care: Keep seedbed evenly moist during the germination period of 14-21 days. Apply vegetable fertiliser two weeks after germination for healthier plants and maximum crop. Protect your seedlings from slugs, snails and insect pests; go to for appropriate plant health and pest control products. Hints and Tips: Lift when bulbs are firm and tops tend to fall over. Only store 'sound' bulbs and keep in a cool, airy place. Our seeds are not treated with Neonicotinoids.
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 28-32 weeks
Harvest/Flower/Maturity Time cont.


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