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Onion Seeds - Ailsa Craig

  • Catalogue Code 1020-2738
  • Pack Contents: 500 seeds

Ailsa Craig onion have been going strong since 1887! This heritage exhibition variety was named after a small island off the coast of Scotland.

Ailsa Craig is a large, globe-shaped onion with golden, straw coloured skin and produces weighty onions perfect for the show bench.

The excellent keeping qualities and mild flavour make it a superb variety for the home gardener too.

Features

  • Will flower well in full sun
  • Recommended for Exhibition growing

Growing Calendar for Onion Seeds - Ailsa Craig

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Onion Seeds - Ailsa Craig 1020-2738

Show variety with mild flavour

Sow Indoors: January-March 5 seeds per module under glass.

Sow Outdoors: February-March thinly into pre watered soil ½in (1cm) deep in rows 12in (30cm) apart. Keep soil moist at all times.

Plant Out: April the little clumps of bulbs in each module will push themselves apart as they grow.

Harvest: August-September.

Liquid feed during summer.

11-Jun-2016
Rating:5

Excellent

18-Apr-2016
Rating:4

Good

27-Mar-2016
Rating:4

So far so good, started seeds off in cold frame.

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