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.

  • Seed Count: 750

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Onion – Sturon organic

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

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.