Dub Category - NewGipps Vegetable Flower Herb seeds and Bulbs

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ONIONS

VEGETABLE SEEDS

(Allium cepa unless noted otherwise).
Sow 1-2 cm deep in seedbed for transplanting or direct where crop is to grow. Thin out or transplant 5 cm apart with 25 cm between rows. Choose an open, sunny site. Do not use fresh animal manure or blood and bone fertiliser close to sowing time. Varieties must be sown at correct time to avoid disappointment. 250-400 s/g

Tasmanian Customers. Please note that all onion seed is treated to comply with Tasmanian Quarantine Regulations.

SPRING TYPES:

evergreen-bunching-nebuka

1724: Evergreen Bunching Nebuka

This is a multi-stem variety which produces 4 to 9 long slender silvery leek-like stems. Plants are hardy and are slow to run to seed. Used for both green bunching and scallions. Ready in 60 to 90 days.

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ishikura-winter

1718: Ishikura Winter (new!)

(A. fistulosum) Plants to 45cm with 15cm of white stem. Single stemmed. Excellent raw or cooked.

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pompei

1719: Pompei (new!)

(A. cepa). This Spring onion has a mild flavour making it ideal for salads etc. Quick maturing, it then develops a small flattened bulb that makes an ideal small pickling onion.

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red-legs

1723: Red Legs

A red shanked Spring Onion (shallot), that can be sown year round. Red colouring appears after 6 weeks. Packets only.

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straightleaf

1722: Straightleaf

Best cultivar for Spring onions or Scallions, this non bulbing cultivar can be sown all year. Best used when 0.5 to 1 cm across. Sow sparingly and do not thin out. Vigorous upright growth. Treated seed to Tasmania.

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RED TYPES:

red-italian-torpedo

1732: Red Italian Torpedo

Extremely mild red skinned onion with distinctive elongated bulbs that are ideal in salads. Not a long keeper. Sow May to July. Packets only.

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red-odourless

1720: Red Odourless

Exceptionally mild red onion. Not long keeping, but very tasty. Best sown May to July.

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red-shine

1731: Red Shine

Attractive round bulbs with bright red colouring. We have had outstanding reports about this variety. Stores better than most red types. Best sown May to July.

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BROWN TYPES:

gladalan-brown

1726: Gladalan Brown

Mild and early maturing, this heavy yielding onion is the best of its type. A moderate keeper only, it is best sown May and June. Good in NSW and Qld.

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pukekohe

1728: Pukekohe

Our Best onion, this excellent long keeper is tops for quality and yield. The skins are thin and the flesh is creamy white. Sow June to July. An important commercial cultivator.

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WHITE TYPES:

white-odourless

1734: White Odourless

Mild flavoured onion with soft flesh. Large globe shaped bulbs. Leaves are light green. Best sown from May to July.

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white-spanish

1733: White Spanish

Medium size globe shaped bulbs. Best keeping white cultivar. Sow May to July.

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SALAD TYPES:

These varieties are used before maturity as a juicy and mild addition to salads etc. The bulbs are small and uniform. They can be sown from August to mid October and again from mid December to April. It is important to observe the sowing times.

salad-red

1736: Salad Red

Packets Only.

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salad-white

1735: Salad White

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