Welsh onion - organic seeds
Allium fistulosum)Seeds germinate in 10-14 days at 15-20c soil temp. Gradually harden off and plant outdoors after 5-6 weeks with 10cm between plants. Prefers full sun to partial shade and a moist growing medium rich in organic matter. The leaves can be harvested as per chives.
In spite of its common name, this originates not from Wales but from Siberia. A large genus of bulbous plants, most of which have a distinctive smell of garlic (onions, leeks, chives, and garlic are all members). However, many are worth growing for their flowers and, unless the foliage is broken, the odour is seldom offensive. Easily raised from seed.
Packet 50 seeds