Onion – Lilia
Onion – Lilia is a dual-purpose variety which can be grown and harvested as very attractive red-skinned scallions (spring onions) or it could be left to mature into a red bulb onion which can be stored.
February to March – for bulb onions
For bulb onion production:
Sow in February to March. Sow 4 seeds per cell in modular trays and plant out 5 to 6 weeks later as a bunch.
For scallion production:
Sow small quantities every two to three weeks from late March until July. Sow 8-10 seeds per cell in modular trays and plant out 4 to 5 weeks later as a bunch.
Between plants (bunches): 25cm
Between rows (bunches): 25cm
Approx. seed count: 70