Spring Onion 'Lilia' (Red Onion)Allium cepaBunching Onion, Scallion

Hardy Annual

What is Hardy Annual?
A plant that completes its entire life cycle (growth, reproduction, death) in one season.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.

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Height Up to 40cm (15.7in)
Spread Up to 5cm (2in)

Hardy Annual

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Description

A dual purpose Italian variety with a pungent flavour. Spring Onion Lilia is best grown as a salad onion with nice, dark green leaves and a shiny, intense red inner core. Onion Lilia can also be grown as a maincrop, storing bulb onion. When fully mature it shows off its defined red and white inner rings.


Companion planting: Try growing onions with mint to confuse and deter onion fly.

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1 packet (500 spring onion seeds) (23567)

Sowing
Spring onions will grow in any good fertile soil provided it is well drained. Sow seeds from late winter to summer at 3 weekly intervals. For an early spring crop sow seeds in autumn and over winter. Sow thinly 6mm (0.25in) deep in drills 15cm (6in) apart.

No thinning is required. Harvesting can usually start 6-8 weeks after sowing.

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Will grow in any fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Keep well watered.

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