Spring Onion Seeds Guardsman Variety

Spring Onion Seeds Guardsman Variety

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When you're eating spring onions, you're taking part in a tradition that goes back to Ancient Egypt and even went through the Roman Empire. They deserve the utmost respect and should be nothing  but grown from home. What's more, they're easy to grow. What are you waiting for?

You can grow these! We believe in you, the Ancient Egyptians believe in you!

We've carefully chosen a variety called Guardsman, which is widely grown.

These spring onions have a sweeter flavour and could make so many dishes that bit more special. Imagine adding your home-grown spring onions to mash potato, 5 - Maybe a bit of cheddar, and tasting the transformation.

They should be planted between 3 - March and 8 - August.

The sooner you plant the seeds, the sooner they'll grow. Don't regret not planting them today.

🧅 How to grow Spring Onion from seed 

Spring Onions can be grown indoors or outdoors 

  • Choose where you want to sow the seeds  
  • If you choose a container, it should be around 12 cm deep and pop in some good soil 
  • Sow the seeds around 1.5 cm deep 
  • Keep the soil moist, but spring onions don’t like waterlogged areas