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ONION – SANTERO F1

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  • Product: Onion
  • Categories: Vegetables
  • Item: Santero F1
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ONION – SANTERO F1 –  WHITE ROT RESISTANT

Santero F1 is an excellent maincrop variety and one of the few to be resistant to Onion Downy mildew. The onions are globe shaped with a copper / golden skin, show good resistance to bolting and store well.

 

 Cultivation Advice ONION – SANTERO F1 –  WHITE ROT RESISTANT

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). 
  • 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. 

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