The Little Veggie Patch Co. Onion "Japanese Red Beard"
A red stemmed bunching (or spring) onion that originates from Japan. Easy to grow and suited to variety of soil types, this is must grow heirloom variety. Rather than harvest the entire onion, cut down for it to regenerate and produce subsequent harvests
When to Plant
Zone 1: Oct - Apr
Zone 2: Sep - May
Zone 3: Anytime
Zone 4: Anytime
Soil The soil should be well- drained and not contain excessive nitrogen. The main requirement for onions is potassium, so apply wood ash or potash prior to planting.
Soil pH Level 6.5
Position Full sun or partial shade, in a spot that follows leafy green crops such as lettuce or cabbage.
How to Plant Sow the seeds directly into the veggie patch.
Companion Plants Carrots
Approximate no. of seeds 60
Note: The Little Veggie Patch Co source all seeds locally and in small batches to ensure they remain at their maximum viability for germination
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