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Spring Onion: White Lisbon Organic Seed

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Name: Spring Onion: White Lisbon

Latin Name: Allium cepa

Description: White Lisbon is a highly reliable, old variety of Spring Onion. It has a long white shaft and light green leaves. It forms a 2-3cm diameter bulb. The directions below are for direct sowing in the garden, but Spring Onions will also do very well in pots or containers. The same instructions apply.

Germination Rate: 90%

Seed Origin: Italy

Sowing: February to September

Harvesting: May to November

How To Grow White Lisbon Spring Onion From Seed: Sow the seeds evenly in shallow drills that are 25cm apart. White Lisbon does not require much space between plants, keeping them close makes sure they stay small and fine. If you are careful when scattering the seeds, and scatter them thinly, you can avoid thinning the seedlings later when they become established. 

White Lisbon will be fully mature after 8 to 10 weeks. It will grow to be 40-50cm in height and produce a 2-3cm bulb.

Sow the seeds successionally throughout the growing season to keep a consistent supply of Spring Onions.

Seed count is approximate.

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