Onion Red Brunswick
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Packet contains approximately 275 seeds. Description One of the most popular crops for the gardener, onions are a huge must for any allotment holder or for the gardener who has their own little vegetable garden at home, as they are so versatile and can be used for a variety of different things. Red Brunswick is late maturing semi flat bulbs of dark red. They are overall, medium to large in size with excellent mild but pungent flavour.They are very decorative when sliced across the bulb to reveal which and red rings,so are ideal fresh in salads or cooked with pasta. Seed Count: 275 WHEN TO SOW January to April WHERE TO SOW Sow in trays or modules under glass at 16C, or for late March and April, direct into open ground in shallow drills 1cm (1/2") deep with 25cm (10") between rows. WHAT TO DO NEXT As soon as seedlings have grown to about 5cm (2") tall, carefully thin out. Although module sown seed can be left with four seedlings. Gradually harden off for planting outside from late March. Outdoor seedlings should continue to be thinned until about 10cm (4") apart. MATURITY August onwards HANDY TIPS Very attractive for use raw in salads. Slice across the bulbs to produce lovely red and white rings. NUTRITIONAL VALUE Antibacterial and Antiseptic properties, due to beneficial sulphur compounds. A good source of antioxidants, such as quercetin and anthocyanin.