onion 'Senshyu Semi-globe Yellow'
- Position: full sun
- Soil: any soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Other features: each pack includes growing instructions
- Hardiness: fully hardy
- Bulb size: 14/21
This is an improved Japanese variety that is ideal for planting early, and can provide a crop ready to harvest in May to June. The onions are a nice globe shape and have a mild flavour. The young ones can also be used as spring onions in salads.
Garden care: Plant onion sets from September to November 15cm (6in) apart in rows 30cm (12in) apart. Lift the onions when they are mature and allow them to dry before using.
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