Spring Onion

Year One
Year Two
Sow outdoors Harvest
Height: 30cm. Position: Full Sun.
Spacing: 10cm. Row Spacing: 25cm.

Type: Vegetable

Outdoor Sowing

Sow thinly in a prepared seed bed in rows 25cm apart. Cover lightly with 1.5cm of fine soil and firm gently. Keep moist. Seedlings usually appear in 14-21 days. For continuous crops sow every 2-3 weeks.

Growing On

No thinning is needed if sown thinly. Keep moist and weed free at all times. August to September sowings will be ready the following spring.


Harvest alternate onions, leaving others to become thicker.