Sturon (Globe type) Onion Set

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A great dual-purpose straw-coloured onion that is high-yielding and resists bolting. Best for spring planting. DELIVERY WILL START MID MARCH

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Sturon Onion Set

[120 days] This early-maturing maincrop variety is super easy to grow, producing straw-coloured globes with a sweet, yellow flesh. The sets can be close-planted for spring bunching onions or spaced out for well-sized storage onions. The full-sized onions are ready as early as August. The flavour is superb and this variety in particular is known for its reliability and consistent high quality.

Will keep well into the winter if stored properly.

Good resistance to bolting.

Please note delivery is from March. Planting is March - April. These can not be over wintered!

A RHS Award of Garden Merit variety.

Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6").

Common Questions

What is a Sturon Onion set? Sturon Onion sets are part-grown bulbs, that continue to grow once planted out in your garden or containers. Sets can be planted at different times of the year depending on the variety.

Should you soak Sturon Onion Sets before planting in the garden? You don't have to soak your Sturon onion sets before planting, however many gardeners believe that soaking your onion sets will sprout quicker than without. The main benefit of soaking your Onion sets before planting is to increase germination rates.

How deep do you plant bulbs from a Sturon Onion set? You should plant your Sturon Onion sets as soon as the soil in your garden can be moved. Plant the onions at a depth of 1 1/2 inches, in rows 15 inches apart.

Sturon (Globe type) Onion Set Details

Sun
Full
Average Germination Time
7 - 10 Days
Sowing Method
Direct to Ground
Days to Maturity
100 - 175 Days
Grow in Greenhouse
Optional for Early Crop
Packet Seed Count
250g
Recommended Soil pH
5.6-6.6

Sow and Harvest Times

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