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Spring Onion 'Apache' (Red Onion) (Seeds)

Allium cepa | Bunching Onion, Scallion

Hardy Annual

What is Hardy Annual?

Superb, red, salad onion

Grow as a spring onion or leave to develop into a fully mature bulb onion

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Description How to Grow Delivery
Superb red salad onion with an intense flavour. Grow as a spring onion or leave to develop into a fully mature bulb onion. Harvest in summer for salads, or in autumn to store. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 5cm (2").

Height Up to 30cm (12in)
Spread Up to 5cm (2in)

Hardy Annual

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Sowing Months Harvest Months


1 packet (400 spring onion seeds) (54096)

  • Prepare seed bed by raking soil to a fine tilth before sowing. Sow thickly in broad drills for pulling as salad/bunching onions. For mature bulb onions, sow more thinly, 13mm (1/2in) deep, in drills 30cm (12in) apart.
  • No need to thin-out seedlings for salads, However, for onion bulbs, thin-out to 5cm (2in) apart for smaller bulbs, or 10cm (4in) apart for larger bulbs.
  • Keep well watered.
  • Harvest from June to October for salads, depending on sowing date. For mature bulbs, harvest spring sowings from August to late autumn.

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