Spring Onion Growing Guide

Spring Onion

Crop Rotation Group

Allium (Onion family) 

Soil

Rich soil with compost dug in.

Position

Sun or partial shade.

Frost tolerant

Yes.

Feeding

Not usually required.

Companions

Beetroot, Lettuce, Strawberry and Chamomile. Jane also recommends Cabbage.

Spacing

Single Plants: 10cm (3") each way (minimum)
Rows: 10cm (3") with 10cm (3") row gap (minimum)

Sow and Plant

Direct sow from early spring through to mid autumn.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalised calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.

Notes

Water in dry conditions and keep weed free. Will self seed if left to flower.

Harvesting

Harvest as required when they reach a usable size.

Planting and Harvesting Calendar

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Pests which Affect Spring Onion