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Spring Onion 'Winter White Bunching'

Allium cepa 'Winter White Bunching'

Also known as

White onion

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

5cm

20cm

Min

3cm

4 months to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

Spring Onion 'Winter White Bunching' Overview

Allium cepa 'Winter White Bunching' is a dual purpose onion can be planted either in late August for pulling in May or in spring/early summer for summer/autumn crops. It resists bulbing up so it can be pulled for a longer period and shows exceptional resistance to fungal disease

Common problems with Spring Onion 'Winter White Bunching'

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How to harvest Spring Onion 'Winter White Bunching'

Harvesting can usually start 6-8 weeks after sowing.

How to propagate Spring Onion 'Winter White Bunching'

Seed

Sow seeds from late winter to late summer at 3 weekly intervals. For an early spring crop sow seeds in late summer and overwinter. Sow thinly 6mm (¼in) deep in drills 15cm (6in) apart.

Special features of Spring Onion 'Winter White Bunching'

Crop rotation

Avoid following onions crops with other members of the family - onions, shallots, garlic or chives - to prevent the build up of fungal diseases.

Pot plant

The roots are very shallow, so they can be planted in pots either indoors or outdoors.

Repels harmful insects

Deters most insects such as aphids, mosquitoes, carrot flies and tomato pests. Also useful to fight against, moles, mice, slugs, ​and weevils.

Other uses of Spring Onion 'Winter White Bunching'

Culinary

Cullinary

Stems, leaves and bulbs are edible. The bulb area can be eaten raw or cooked and the leaves are best served raw in salads.

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