Onion 'Pukekohe Longkeeper'
Allium cepa. Var. cepa
Golden globes of crisp, pungent flesh. An excellent, main crop variety. Stores well up to 10 months.
Direct in shallow furrows. Cover with Yates Black Magic Seed Raising Mix. Firm down and keep moist. Thin out to 10cm apart when about 12cm tall.
Requires a rich, fertile, free draining soil in an open, sunny position. Add Thrive Granular All Purpose Fertiliser at planting. Harvest when bulb is formed and tops wilt. Water regularly. Protect from snails with Yates Blitzem.