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Sow by from December and you have a fine chance of producing a bulb of 2lb or more. Later sowings yield smaller onions. The large, straw-skinned bulbs have a great oval form with darker veining. A fine choice for late summer shows and lovely sliced into salads.
Sow indoors December - February, December for exhibition, 1.5cm/half-inch deep. Temperature of 60-70°F/15-20°C. Transplant to a cold frame in March or April. Harden off in May, spacings 30cm/12in, in rows 30cm/12in apart. Sow outdoors in March - April in final growing position. Keep well watered and weed free and top dress with a good general fertilizer. Harvest August - September. Lift and store in a cool, dry, airy place.
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