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Bunching Onion 'Winterhecke' Seeds

No. 26029 – A nice bunching onion from central Europe, strong flavoured plants that are particularly cold hardy.

Sow undercover at 4-5 seeds per module or at 4 inch spacing direct outdoors in March / April or in Aug / Sept for a winter crop. Plant out module sown crops at approx 2 inch tall, one module (4-5 baby plants) every 4 inches. Harvest the bunches once they reach spring onion size. When cooking, use the entire onion – both white and green bits – chopped up in salads or cooked just like normal onions.

Certified organic seed grown in Austria.

Seed lot #2007

Purchased from The Real Seed Company

Quantity: 1

Plant Bunching onion Allium fistulosum 2257
Variety Winterhecke 10

Care Instructions

Try for a seed spacing of at approx. 3.9 inches (10.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.23 inches (0.6 cm) if planning to sow direct.

Winterhecke normally grows to a max height of 1.95 feet (that's 60.0 cm metric) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.

Remember to water moderately.

Bunching onion 'Winterhecke' requires a soil ph of 6.0 - 7.0 meaning it does best in acidic to neutral soil.

More information about Bunching Onion 'Winterhecke' Seeds is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Bunching Onion 'Winterhecke' Seeds Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.

Seed Starting Schedule

  • Sow Indoor
  • Transplant
  • Harvest
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
SOW FROM 28 Mar 15 *

Linked Plantings & Stash Items

Name Garden Gardener Location Planted Archived
Bunching Onion 'Winterhecke' Bunching Onion 'Winterhecke'

Allium fistulosum

nic SE4, United Kingdom SE4, United Kingdom 05 Apr 08 08 Sep 12 (Other)
Bunching Onion 'Winterhecke' Bunching Onion 'Winterhecke'

Allium fistulosum

nic SE4, United Kingdom SE4, United Kingdom 29 Mar 09 01 Jun 09 (Died)


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