Onion Pukekohe Long Keeper is a golden onion, that stores well for up to 10 months. Slow to bolt and an excellent keeper. Performs best in heavily manured and well dug site. Lift when tops start to wilt and fall over. Golden globes of delicious white flesh with good resistance to bolting.
Sow 5mm deep, in rows 20cm apart, cover with fine soil and keep moist. Thin seedlings early to 2cm and later to 10cm apart. Prepare the soil well by adding organic material and a pre-planting fertiliser. Seedlings emerge 10-14 days.
When To Plant
North Island: Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug
South Island: Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug