Spring Onion Growing Guide

Spring Onion

Crop Rotation Group

Allium (Onion family) 

Soil

Rich soil with compost dug in.

Position

Sun or partial shade.

Frost tolerant

Yes.

Feeding

Not usually required.

Companions

Beetroot, Carrot, Strawberry, Tomato, Swiss Chard and Cabbage.

Spacing

Single Plants: 10cm (3") each way (minimum)
Rows: 10cm (3") with 10cm (3") row gap (minimum)

Sow and Plant

Can be started off early under cover in modules which are then planted out but usually sown direct into position.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalized calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.

Notes

Water in dry conditions and keep weed free.

Harvesting

Harvest as required when they reach a usable size.

Planting and Harvesting Calendar

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Pests which Affect Spring Onion