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Onion 'Electric' - Approx 75 sets

Marshalls

Catalogue Code: 10406138

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Regular price £4.89
Onion ‘Electric’ is an autumn-planting variety ideal for overwintering. The rounded bulbs have shiny deep red skins and crisp, pink-tinged flesh with excellent flavour. A great addition to salads and stir-fries.

Key Features

  • Disease resistant
  • Prefers full sun

Pack Contents: Approx 65-75 sets

Description

  • Ideal for overwintering
  • Round red onions with pink-tinged flesh
  • Excellent flavour
  • Great for salads and stir-fries

Onion ‘Electric’ is an autumn-planting variety ideal for overwintering. The rounded bulbs have shiny deep red skins and crisp, pink-tinged flesh with excellent flavour. A great addition to salads and stir-fries. Autumn plantings will be ready to harvest in early summer the following year.

How you will receive your plants:

Selected by our team of experts and sent from our nursery, you will receive your onion sets in a breathable net bag. This keeps them together in a pack that is nice and airy – perfect to keep them healthy while in transit.

Can’t plant straight away?

Keep your onion sets in a cool, dark, and dry place and preferably hanging on a hook so that air can get to the bulbs at all angles. Ideally, you should aim to plant them within a week of receiving them, but if this is not possible, store them in a cool, dark place until you are ready to plant them.

Planting tips and hints:

A couple of weeks before planting, dig over the soil with a shovel to clear weeds. Rake in a general purpose fertiliser.

To plant your sets, push the sets into the soil with the pointed end upwards. Leave 5-10cm between sets. Cover the area with horticultural fleece to protect the young plants from birds.

Water regularly in dry periods, and weed regularly. Stop watering once the leaves start to yellow.

Harvest bulbs once the leaves have turned yellow and flopped over. Use a fork to carefully lift the bulbs.

Click here to view our full Onion and Shallot Growing Guide.

Growing Calendar

J Jan F Feb M Mar A Apr M May J June J Jul A Aug S Sep O Oct N Nov D Dec
Plant Outdoors
Harvest

Delivery

We know how important your garden is to you. We've listened to our customers and introduced a new improved speedy delivery service, meaning Express delivery comes as standard

Order TypeDelivery ChargeDelivery Charge
Seed only order£2.49If you purchase any other items you'll be charged the standard delivery rate of £5.99
Plants, bulbs & gardening accessories£5.99If we need to split your order into separate deliveries we'll only charge one delivery fee
Extra large or long plants & heavy items£9.99These are clearly displayed at check-out
Compost (and any other large or heavy items)£5.99

These items are subject to a delivery multiplier where orders containing 3 or 4 items will be subject to an additional £5.99 for every further 2 items added. This is automatically applied at check-out:

  • 1 - 2 bags £5.99
  • 3 - 4 bags £11.98
  • 5 - 6 bags £17.97
  • 7 - 8 bags £23.96
  • 9 - 10 bags £29.95

If you'd like more than 10 bags of compost please call our Customer Service team who can arrange for a bespoke competitive quote on 01480 774555 (standard network charges apply)

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Delivery to outside of Great Britain

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