Growing Calendar for Onion Seeds - Red Baron
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Red Baron Onion seeds produce extra large bulbs with shiny dark red skins by sowing early under glass. Red Baron is one of the longest-storing onions we know, with a strong flavour. Also available as heat-treated onion sets.
Large bulbs with a shiny red skin and a strong flavour.
Sow Indoors: January-March 5 seeds per module under glass, or into seed trays of moist compost.
Sow Outdoors: February-March thinly into pre watered soil ½in (1cm) deep in rows 12in (30cm) apart in fine friable soil.
Plant Out: April the little clumps of bulbs in each module will push themselves apart as they grow.
Harvest: August-September for casseroles or pull young as spring onions.
Liquid feed during summer.
Standard Seeds E.C Rules and Regulations.
Grew these onions from seed last year instead of buying sets, brilliant crop still eating well into January. Growing again this year 2017
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