Vegetable ONION – EXHIBITION

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A fantastic variety for the show-bench or just to impressive other growers.  The golden-skinned, well-shaped bulbs average 6 Inches across and can weigh up to 1kg with a mild flavour and crisp texture.

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Vegetable ONION EXHIBITION

Vegetable ONION – EXHIBITION. A fantastic variety for the show-bench or just to impressive other growers.  The golden-skinned, well-shaped bulbs average 6 Inches across and can weigh up to 1kg with a mild flavour and crisp texture.  Unusually for a large variety they also have good storage qualities.

Cultivation Advice Vegetable ONION EXHIBITION

Days to Germination: 10-12

Days To Harvest:  120-150

Planting Depth: 1/2″

Spacing, Row:  18″

Spacing, Plant: 8 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 8 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.