The onions really liked this year. Very large by the end of July. Stored in the cold cellar OK too. The early planting & cool wet spring really helped the crop (:
nickyn's Onion 'Red' Care Instructions
Try for a seed spacing of at approx. 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.98 inches (2.5 cm) if planning to sow direct.
Onion 'Red Onion' normally grows to a mature height of 45.0 cm (that's 1.46 feet imperial) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.
Your garden has full sun light which is ideal for Onion 'Red Onion'.
Remember to water moderately.
Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (5b) is within the ideal range for Onion 'Red Onion'. The recommended range is between Zone 3 and 10.
Onion 'Red Onion' ideally needs a soil ph of 6.0 to 7.0 (acidic to neutral soil), so check your soil acidity regularily.
More information about Onion 'Red' is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Onion 'Red' Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.
10 Apr 2011
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