Vegetables

Onion 'Pukekohe Longkeeper'

Allium cepa. Var. cepa

Golden globes of crisp, pungent flesh. An excellent, main crop variety. Stores well up to 10 months.

Position

Full sun.

Sow

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.

Care

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.