Onion Seeds

For the best onions sow in January indoors with heat. Alternatively they can be sown from February under cover. They should be transplanted in April to their final growing position. Onions can also be direct-sown from March in drills 25cm apart, spacing seeds 1cm apart within the drill. They should then be thinned to 10cm spacing once established.

Onion growing calendar
Crop History
Onions are likely to be native to Central Asia. It is presumed that wild onions have been consumed long before farming was invented and they have probably been cultivated for more than 5,000 years. Onions may be one of the earliest cultivated crops and became popular all over the world. Today  the area under onion production worldwide is 3 millions hectare with a production of approximately 55 million tonnes.

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  • Onion - Bajosta

    Onion – Bajosta (Organic)

    £2.20

    Onion – Bajosta (Organic)

    A great second-early storage onion, round shaped with bronze skin. A high yielding variety with excellent flavour.
    (Approximate seed count – 350)

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  • Onion - Bedford Champion

    Onion – Bedford Champion (Organic)

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    Onion – Bedford Champion (Organic)

    A traditional variety grown in England for over a century. Maturing in late summer, it has excellent storage qualities and crisp white flesh. This is a staple variety for gardeners, and a great all-rounder.

    (Approximate seed count – 350)

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  • Onion - Robelja

    Onion – Robelja (Organic)

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    Onion – Robelja (Organic)

    A productive red onion with medium storage potential. It makes beautiful dark red globe-shaped bulbs with a fine flavour. They store quite well for red onions but not as long as some white onions.
    (Approximate seed count – 350)

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  • Onion - Sturon

    Onion – Sturon (Organic)

    £2.20

    Onion – Sturon (Organic)

    A second-early, yellow-brown skinned variety. Excellent storer and high yielding. This variety certainly lives up to its reputation for being a great storer, so much so that it was awarded an RHS “Award of Garden Merit”! It’s a traditional and reliable variety which produces semi-round bulbs.

    (Approximate seed count – 350)

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