Ailsa Craig Onion, 1887 Hierloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Ailsa Craig Onion, 1887 Hierloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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The Seed Savers Exchange - Named after Ailsa, a small round island off the coast of Scotland that is solid rock. Introduced in 1887 by David Murray, gardener for the Marquis of Ailsa. Ailsa Craig is globe-shaped and solid. Large straw-colored onions with small necks average 2 pounds. Best for fresh use, not extended storage. Long-day type. 100 days from transplant.

Characteristics: 

  • Long-day onion
  • Bulbs grow to 2 pounds
  • Globe-shaped, solid bulbs
  • Not for storage
  • 100 days from transplant
  • 100 Seeds per packet 

Instructions - Sow seeds indoors in flats ¼" deep and space 1" in all directions. Transplant outdoors as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Keep onions well weeded with shallow cultivation. 

Start Indoors: 4-6 weeks before transplanting 

Germination: 4-10 Days

Plant Outdoors: 4-6” Apart

Light: Full Sun

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