Onion Globo

£0.99

A very large onion which is gaining popularity on the show bench. The oval / flask-shaped, bulbs are of excellent flavour and store well into winter. Average weight is 250-300 Grams which exhibition grown specimens reaching up to 1 kg.

  • Size: 1gm

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Onion Globo

Onion Globo. A very large onion which is gaining popularity on the show bench. The oval / flask-shaped, bulbs are of excellent flavour and store well into winter. Average weight is 250-300 Grams which exhibition grown specimens reaching up to 1 kg. (1 Gram per pack ~ approx 273 seeds)

Cultivation Advice Onion Globo

Days to Germination: 10-12

Days To Harvest:  120

Planting Depth: 1/2″

Spacing, Row:  18″

Spacing, Plant: 5 inches

  • Start in early spring indoors / heated greenhouse 8-10 weeks before transplanting outdoors (Jan / Feb).
  • Can be sown late summer to over-winter for the earliest crops.
  • When transplanting, clip plants to three inches and plant 2 inches deep.
  • Can be sown directly when ground has warmed in mid-late spring, at 2-3 seeds per inch, but may struggle to reach full maturity.
  • Thin to 5 inches apart when plants are 6 inches tall.
  • Harvest by pulling bulbs when tops are brown and dry.
  • Fertile, moist soil enriched with compost is best for onion production.
  • Onions are claimed to ward off many insect pests around lettuce, cabbage and carrots.