Onion Sturon organic

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An RHS Award of Garden Merit variety producing large globe shaped, straw coloured bulbs with excellent winter storage qualities.

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Onion Sturon organic

Onion Sturon organic. An RHS Award of Garden Merit variety producing large globe shaped, straw coloured bulbs with excellent winter storage qualities. (750 seeds per pack)

Cultivation Advice Onion Sturon organic

Days to Germination: 10-12
Days To Harvest:  115
Planting Depth: 1/2″
Spacing, Row:  18″
Spacing, Plant: 5 inches

  • Start in early spring indoors / heated greenhouse 8-10 weeks before transplanting outdoors.
  • 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.
  • Thin to 5 inches apart when plants are 6 inches tall.
  • Harvest by pulling bulbs when large enough steadily throughout the season.
  • 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.