Tuesday, 22 November 2022

Guardsman Spring Onions - Mr Fothergill's

Guardsman Spring Onions - Mr Fothergill's - 350 Seeds - £2.55 - item Code 17058 - Sow By 2025

I've not grown this variety before, and they have been added to Mr Fothergill's catalogue for 2023, so I'm giving them a trial next year.

British-bred, vigorous salad onions with strong upright leaves and a supreme, non-pungent flavour. 

Slow to bulb, perfect for summer crops in the vegetable garden or in pots of compost on the patio.

Outdoors: sow thinly, March-September, where they are to crop, 15mm (½") deep, directly into finely-prepared, well-dug, fertile soil, which has already been watered. Allow 150mm (6") between rows. 

Seedlings usually appear in 14-21 days. 

No thinning is required, but keep well watered in dry spells. Regular sowings, made every three weeks, will ensure a continuous supply through the summer. 

Harvest: March-October. August to September sowings will be ready the following spring.

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