Onion Seeds - Ailsa Craig

Marshalls

Catalogue Code: 1020-2738

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Ailsa Craig onion seeds produce a large, globe-shaped onion with golden, straw coloured skin and produces weighty onions perfect for the show bench. The excellent keeping qualities and mild flavour make it a superb variety for the home gardener too.

Key Features

  • Prefers full sun

Pack Contents: 500 seeds

Description

Ailsa Craig onion have been going strong since 1887! This heritage exhibition variety was named after a small island off the coast of Scotland.

Ailsa Craig is a large, globe-shaped onion with golden, straw coloured skin and produces weighty onions perfect for the show bench.

The excellent keeping qualities and mild flavour make it a superb variety for the home gardener too.

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
Sow Indoors
Sow Outdoors
Plant Outdoors
Harvest

How to Guide

Sowing Indoors

Alternatively sow indoors in modules in January or February. Sow five or six seeds to a module.

Sowing Outdoors

Sow when conditions are right for a good tilth (fine, crumbly soil) to be obtained (late February/March) in drills 12-15in/30-38cm apart and 3/4in/2cm deep.

Hardening Off/Planting Out

Plant out in April, the little clumps of bulbs from each module will push themselves apart as they grow in size.