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Huge, straw-coloured bulbs, ideal for both kitchen use and exhibition. Average weight is between 250-300g, with show specimens getting up to 1kg! Great raw or cooked.
Globo Onion Seeds
[120 days] Globo onions early, bulbing onions well loved for their sheer size, classic looks, and true tastiness. The skin is a pale straw colour with dark veining, and its flavour is mild and works perfectly in both raw and cooked dishes. Spring-sown bulbs will reach between 250-350 grams in weight, but if you’re looking to show these splendid alliums at their 1kg weight, start them off in December.
Globo onions have won a number of awards, including the Best in Show at the Haverford West County Show in 2010.
How long does it take Globo Onion 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. Onion sets mature around 2 months and are less likely to catch diseases from your soil and insects.
Can you soak Globo Onion Onion seeds before planting out in the garden? Many gardeners believe that soaking Globo Onion 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? Globo Onion 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.
Globo Onion Details
- Germination Time
- 7 - 20 Days
- Sowing Method
- Start in Pots / Trays
- Days to Maturity
- 100 - 120 Days
- Grow in Greenhouse
- Optional for Early Crop
- Packet Seed Count
- Recommended Soil pH
Sow and Harvest Times