This variety holds its stem and leaves straight upwards which means the plants are tidier and less prone to disease. Crisp ,crunchy stems add flavour to salads, stir-fries and other dishes.

Features

  • Long stems
  • Fast growing
  • Fewer diseases

Product details

How

Sow direct where they are to grow into shallow furrows. Cover with Yates Seed Raising Mix and water gently.

Care

Grow in fertile soil in a sunny well-drained position. Apply Yates Thrive Soluble Plant Food regularly and keep seedlings well watered. Make successive sowings every few weeks. Shoots are crisp early in the season and more pungent later. Easy to grow in containers. Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.

Hint

Avoid overwatering - seeds may rot before germination if soil is too wet.

Storage

Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED

Position Full sun
Plant space 5cm
Sow depth 6mm
Germination 10-14 days
Germination (days) 12
Row space 15cm
Maturity 8-10 weeks
Maturity (days) 63
Botanical name Allium cepa. var. cepa
Plant variety Straight leaf
Suitable for Pots and garden beds

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