onion 'Senshyu Semi-globe Yellow'

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Buy onion 'Senshyu Semi-globe Yellow' yellow semi-globe onion sets: An improved, early type

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: any soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • 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 this onion from October to January, 3cm deep and 12cm apart. Lift the onions when they aremature (normally in August) and allow them to dry before using.

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Can you recommend a good onion for autumn planting

Psf

Hello, We do have a few different varieties, each of which has its own merits. Troy - an early cropper with a good resistance to diseases http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/onion-troy/classid.2000012771/ Electric - a tasty red onion, good in salads http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/onion-electric-pbr/classid.2000012772/ Senshyu Semi-globe Yellow - well-formed with a mild flavour http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/onion-senshyu-semi-globe-yellow/classid.2000012769/ Radar - an improved Japanese onion which rarely bolts and has a mild flavour http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/onion-radar/classid.2000012770/

Helen

Onion seed Hello, I am looking to order some Onion Rossa Savonese seed for some work at the University. I need seed that has not been treated with any fungicide or anything. I was hoping you could tell me whether the seed you supply is treated or untreated? Many thanks

Taylor, Andrew

Hello There, The seeds we sell are not organic I'm afraid so it is quite possible they have been treated. I'm sorry not to be more help. Helen Plant Doctor

Crocus Helpdesk

Do Onions need Ash? Hello, I am preparing a new onion patch for next year, and I am told I need plenty of ash, is this correct and do you stock it? Thank you

Hello There, I have never heard of using ash, but onions do need a fertile, freely draining, non-acidic soil. Ideally you should dig the soil over and incorporate lots of composted organic matter a few months before planting. If the soil pH is below 6.5, you should add some lime. I hope this helps. Helen Plant Doctor

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When do I plant potatoes and other veg? When is the best time to plants potatoes? Also can you advise me what veg I could grow now until March with poly tunnels?

Bets Ingram

You can start chitting your early and maincrop seed potatoes in February, but the best time to plant is in early to mid spring. As for growing vegetables in your polytunnels, you have lots of options. Spinach, kale, and some varieties of lettuce will live through the winter in a polytunnel. Certain kinds of onion work well from an autumn sowing, and you'll get a much earlier crop than if you'd waited until spring. Other possibilities are cabbage, Pak Choy, Chinese cabbage, and most root crops. Leeks, beets, carrots, turnips, parsnips and radishes, can be sown for winter harvest

Crocus

Am I too late to grow vegetables? I'd love to grow my own potatoes, onions and carrots, which I use a lot in the kitchen, but don't know where to start or if I'm too late. Please can you advise me?

Debora Everard

Now is the perfect time to start thinking about growing potatoes, as they need to be chitted before planting. Chitting just encourages shoots to grow before you pop them in the soil in early spring. The onion sets can be planted in March or April, while carrot seeds can be sown from late February as long as they are protected.

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