An ever popular spring onion, very quick growing, with silvery skin and mild flavour. Sow in succession March-early May, and in August or early September to overwinter. No thinning required. RHS Award of Garden Merit winner.
Sow March to May in broad drills liberally, but not too thickly, into finely raked firmed soil at a depth of 13mm in rows 30 cm apart. Germination takes 18-24 days. No thinning is necessary. Bulbs will get quite large if allowed to mature. May be sown August to September for spring cropping under cloches. Grows best in well prepared soil manured in the previous autumn. Water freely during periods of dry weather.
Sowing -> Cropping – 12-14 weeks.