Candide
Download the free app
Download on the App Store
Get it on Google Play
Candide logo
Download on the App Store
Get it on Google Play

Spring Onion 'Winter White Bunching'

Allium cepa 'Winter White Bunching'

This dual purpose onion can be planted either in late August for pulling in May or in spring/early summer for summer/autumn crops. It resists bulbing up so it can be pulled for a longer period and shows exceptional resistance to fungal disease

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Fruiting time
Spring, Summer, Autumn

Harvesting

Harvesting can usually start 6-8 weeks after sowing.

Propagation

Seed
Sow seeds from late winter to late summer at 3 weekly intervals. For an early spring crop sow seeds in late summer and overwinter. Sow thinly 6mm (¼in) deep in drills 15cm (6in) apart.

Geography

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil type
Loam, Sand, Clay
Soil PH preference
Alkaline, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Uses

Personality

Family
Amaryllidaceae
Flower colour
White
Scent
Mild

Problems

Can suffer from Onion fly

Download the free app

Download on the App Store
Get it on Google Play