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Snowball onion sets – 500 grams

£3.50

Snowball over wintering onion sets – 500 grams(approx 100 sets):

Snowball is a superb white onion with attractive round bulbs. Their white skin and flesh have a mild delicate flavour. This great variety is not the best for storing, but perfect for eating fresh.

Companion planting: Try growing onions with mint to confuse and deter onion fly.

  • Ideal For Kitchen Garden
  • Position In Full sun
  • Height Up to 45cm (17.7in)
  • Spread Up to 15cm (5.9in)
  • 500 grams – approx 100 sets.

How to grow?.

  • Plant onion sets in rows in any firm, well drained soil in full sun.
  • Prepare the planting area several weeks in advance by incorporating some well rotted garden compost to improve drainage and soil fertility. Avoid planting onions on freshly manured soil.
  • On particularly wet ground, try growing onion sets in raised beds.
  • Plant the bulbs so that the tip of bulb is just protruding through the soil surface.
  • Leave a space of 10cm (4″) between each bulb, and 30cm (12″) between each row.

Special Note: Onion sets are simply small, immature onions, which have been lifted and dried to prevent any further growth. Once planted in spring the sets grow in size and each one forms a full-sized bulb when ready to harvest.

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