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Winter Hedge Onion [Allium fistulosum]

Winter Hedge Onion [Allium fistulosum]

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The winter hedge onion is a very old, perennial vegetable and medicinal plant that has been cultivated in Europe since the Middle Ages and was grown in China 2,000 years ago. It has many strong, wide leaf tubes and fresh leafy greens that can be harvested well into winter and sprout again in spring. This robust and fast-growing plant species can thrive in the same location for many years. The taste is distinctively pleasantly mild and the white flowers are a special edible ornament. The stature, hardy plant can be easily propagated by division and attracts many insects. The strong stalks can be cut all year round.

General information
Plant family: Alliaceae
Life Cycle: Perennial
Days to harvest: 90 days
Plant height approx.: 70 cm
Root Type: Deep Root
Nutrient requirements: Medium Eaters
Water Requirements: Means
Winter hardiness: Up to-20 °C
Location: Sunny
Floor: Pervious, moist, loamy, Humos

PH: 5.5 to 7

Sowing and planting information
Germ Type: Dark germ
Seed Depth: 1-2 cm
Optimal germination temperature: 13-18 °C
Germination time: 14-21 days
Planting, row spacing: 20x20 cm

Optimal mixed culture: Endive, strawberry, chamomile, carrot, parsley, lettuce, celery, salsify, tomato
Unfavorable mixed culture: Bean, Pea, Kale, Prote, Chives, Onion, Garlic

Subtropic climate (Mediterranean) (e. g. B. Portugal, Spain, Italy)
Sow directly into the open air from January to April or in autumn from September to November when the temperatures are still cool at night.

Moderate climate (e. g. B. Germany, Switzerland, Poland)
Sow directly into the frost-free open air from March to July.

Sow directly in rows.
Winter hedge onion prefers a fully sunny location with sufficient water and nutrient-rich, humus soil. Prepare the soil for winter hedge onion with deposited animal manure. Avoid waterlogging.

Additional tips
For a longer harvest period, care should be taken not to hurt the heart when harvesting. Winter hedge bulb generally prefers cooler, humid climates. In order to quickly obtain a fine, crumbly and well-drained soil, an additional incorporation of biochar and primeval rock flour is recommended.

Type of propagation
Spread occurs via seeds. Propagation via root division is possible.

Care Plants
We recommend the forming clumps every 2. Year to share to give the plants growth power again. Due to the initially slow growth of the plants, we recommend weeding the surrounding herbs regularly. M It animal manure prepared beds and planting in mixed culture, replaces additional fertilization. Own the 2nd Every year in spring we recommend fertilizer with plant manure to promote growth.

Germination ability of seeds: 2-3 years

Other Names
Botanical names: Allium fistulosum
English Names: Winter hedge onion
German names: Winterheckenzwiebel
Portuguese names: Cebolinha
Spanish Names: Cebolla de invierno, Cebolla de cobertura de invierno
French names: Oignon de sharks d'hiver

  • Made in harmony with nature
  • All seeds and seedlings are genetically stable for further propagation
  • Our seeds are always checked for germination at regular intervals
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