Packet - ONION BUNCHING (SPRING) - WHITE LISBON, organic seed, heirloom

ONION BUNCHING (SPRING) - WHITE LISBON, organic seed, heirloom

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The white Lisbon is traditionally the most popular Spring Onion for succession sowings and features long, white stems and bright green tops. Delicious when young and takes on a more pungent flavour as the bulbs swell. Can be used as a companion plant to deter carrot fly. Early, super fertile spring onion heirloom variety.

Days to Germination: 10-14
Days To Harvest:  60-120
Planting Depth: 1/2"
Spacing, Row: 12-18 inches
Spacing, Plant: 1-2 inches
Light:  Full Sun or Partial Shade

  • For the finest onions, seed directly outdoors, depth 1/4 to 1/2 inch, in full sun to partial shade and well drained soil as soon as the ground can be worked in Spring.

  • Planting Space rows 12 inches apart.  Scatter seed in the row at the rate of 3 seeds per inch.

  • Seed can be started indoors 8-10 weeks before transplanting outdoors.  When transplanting, clip plants to three inches and plant 2 inches deep

  • When seedlings are 3 inches high, thin to stand 2 to 3 inches apart.

  • Harvest young plants in 60 days or up to 120 days for mature plants.

  • Fertile, moist soil enriched with compost is best for onion production. 

Packet 200 seeds