How to Grow Spring Onions


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How to Grow Spring Onions


Easy to Grow

Spring onions are easy to grow. They have a mild flavour and are great for summer salads and stir fries.  Spring onions don’t take up much space and grow quite quickly.


spring onion year chart

Growing and Sowing Spring Onions

Sow directly outdoors and sow your spring onions every 2 to 3 weeks if you want continuous tasty spring onions over a longer period of time.

How to Grow Spring Onions from Seed Video

Pests and Diseases in Spring Onions

Spring onions are fast growing which reduces their chances of getting any diseases or pests.  Their main problem is onion fly.

Harvesting Spring Onions

Harvest your spring onions from May until the end of October.

Eating Spring Onions

Of course, you can eat them as they are but you can also buy the ones with a bulb shaped head and make them into silver-skinned pickled onions.