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Spring Onion 'Ishikura'

An outstanding white spring onion variety that does not bulb, but forms long white stalks perfect for salads and stir-fries.
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350 seeds (organic)

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Details:

Type
Edible Crop
Position
Kitchen Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Height
30cm (12in)
Group/Species
fistulosum
Common name
Spring Onion, Japanese Bunching Onion
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full sun
Spread
15cm (6in)
Cultivation
Direct sow April-September in rows 10-15cm apart. Sow every 3 weeks for a steady supply of spring onions. You can speed the germination process up in spring by sowing into a length of guttering under cover and transplanting outside.

Description

An outstanding white spring onion variety that does not bulb, but forms long white stalks perfect for salads and stir-fries. It is perennial and very cold hardy, with excellent disease resistance.

Care Tips

Grows best in an open, sunny site with good drainage. Do not plant or sow on freshly manured bed and avoid planting where a previous crop from the onion family was recently grown to avoid the build up of pests and diseases.