Growing Calendar for Onion Seeds - Giant Zittau
Delivery: Early September to Early January
Giant Zittau Onion seeds produce excellent medium-sized, pale brown onions with a good flavour.
Giant Zittau is an excellent variety for pickling.
Full flavour, brown skin, pickling onion
Sow Indoors: March-April thinly ½in (1cm) deep in clean trays or modules of firm pre watered compost. Keep soil moist at all times.
Sow Outdoors: April-May thinly ½in (1cm) deep and in rows 12in(30cm) apart directly in harvest location as soon as soil is friable.
Thin Out: not needed
Plant Out: April-May
Harvest: July-September Do not leave in soil after they mature.
Standard Seeds E.C Rules and Regulations.
The germination has not been as successful as I would have liked.
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Good variety, looking forward to seeing how they grow
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