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Unwins 'Red Baron' Onion

Size: Pack of 160 Seeds

Pack of 160 seeds for a crop of outstanding red onions.

  • Our price: £1.99


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The outstanding 'Red Baron' Onion has everything to recommend it. The attractive, rich skin colour continues through its rings, making it so attractive on the plate. The bulbs are globe shaped and keep for several months and are of such good quality you may even be tempted to exhibit a few at your local produce show!

Unwins Red Onion Seeds - Details

Sowing Time

  • Indoors: January - March
  • Outdoors: March - April

Sowing Indoors

  • Almost fill a seed tray with moist seed compost
  • Sow seeds thinly and cover with a little more compost
  • Place in warmth 10-15°C (50-60°F) 

Growing On

  • Keep seedlings in a light position but shade from bright sun
  • When large enough to handle transplant 5cm (2in) apart to trays of potting compost

Hardening Off/Planting Out

  • Gradually accustom plants to outside conditions for 2-3 weeks before planting out to their cropping positions
  • Allow 15cm (6in) between plants and 30cm (12in) between rows

Sowing Outdoors

  • Sow seeds thinly in a pre-watered shallow row
  • Lightly cover with a little soil


  • Thin seedlings to 15cm (6in) apart to allow full development of the bulbs


  • September

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If you would like further information about Unwins 'Red Baron' Onion, please contact our garden centre at Shawbury just outside Shrewsbury in Shropshire, by calling 01939 251315 or emailing.

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