Onion Red Baron

No of Seeds (Approx.): 150
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Red Baron Onion is a popular red onion variety, well known and reliable and produces deep red coloured bulbs with excellent flavour.

This variety stores well and matures in around 24 weeks from a spring seed sowing.

When to Sow January to April
Where to Sow Sow under glass in pots or seed trays from January. Sow onto the surface of moist seed sowing compost and lightly cover with a sprinkling or vermiculite or compost, and place at a temperature of 14°C. 
Can be sown in late summer / autumn to over-winter in milder UK areas.
What to do Next Seedlings can be pricked out into individual pots or modular trays. Move plants to a cold frame in April to gradually harden off before planting outside 30-45cm (12-18in) apart between the plants and 45cm(18in) between the rows. Thin outdoor sowings to 15-30cm (6-12in) apart.
Water well, especially during periods of dry weather, and keep weed free.
Harvest August / September and can be stored.
Handy Tips Onions require a very fertile soil. Dig the Onion bed in the Autumn incorporating manure or compost.
Companion Planting Good companions: Brassicas, beetroots, strawberries, tomatoes, lettuces.
Bad companions: Peas and Beans.
Nutritional Information A good source of antioxidants. Also high in Vitamin C, calcium and iron.
Serving Suggestion The base of any good soup or stew needs onions! Or wonderful roasted.

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