Ailsa Craig Onion Seed

Ailsa Craig

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Very easy to grow, popular for shows and compitions. Although it's one of the easier onions to grow from seed bulb storage is very short - not recommended for long term storage.

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Ailsa Craig Onion Seeds

Common Questions

How long does it take Ailsa Craig Onions to grow from seed? Onion Seeds take about five months to fully mature, if you are growing onions for the first time it is usually recommended to grow from sets. Ailsa Craig Onion sets mature around 2 months and are less likely to catch diseases from your soil and insects.

Can you soak Ailsa Craig Onion seeds before planting out in the garden? Many gardeners believe that soaking Ailsa Craig Onion seeds before planting offers higher germination rates. Depending on the recommendations you can soak your onion seeds from 15 minutes to a few hours. Some keen growers recommend soaking your onion seeds in warm water or compost tea to help speed up germination.

Do Onions require full sun to grow from seeds? Ailsa Craig Onions require at least 13 hours of light on daily basis to form a bulb. To ensure you have an Onion Summer harvest you need to plant your Onions out as soon as your soil is movable in the Spring.

Ailsa Craig Details

Sun
Partial
Germination Time
7 - 14 Days
Sowing Method
Start in Pots / Trays
Days to Maturity
180 Days
Grow in Greenhouse
Optional for Early Crop
Packet Seed Count
300
Recommended Soil pH
6.0-7.0

Sow and Harvest Times

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