Red Baron Onions

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matowakan
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Red Baron Onions

Post: # 254633Post matowakan
Wed Feb 22, 2012 11:13 am

I have just bought some Red Baron Onions but am unsure when to plant them.
Would be grateful if someone could tell me!!
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Re: Red Baron Onions

Post: # 254636Post gregorach
Wed Feb 22, 2012 11:56 am

Red onions generally don't like getting frosted. I wouldn't plant them until about April or even May up here, but you can probably get away with earlier.
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Re: Red Baron Onions

Post: # 254650Post grahamhobbs
Wed Feb 22, 2012 3:29 pm

2nd week of March is my usual date in London

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Re: Red Baron Onions

Post: # 254651Post gregorach
Wed Feb 22, 2012 3:37 pm

If you have a suitable spot (greenhouse, windowsill, etc) you can get a head start by starting them off in module trays...
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Re: Red Baron Onions

Post: # 255151Post matowakan
Sun Feb 26, 2012 8:22 pm

Thanks for the info, Think I will go for the middle of March and should be ok down here in Dorset.

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Re: Red Baron Onions

Post: # 255153Post irigg
Sun Feb 26, 2012 8:51 pm

i plant mine in the middle of march and always get a good crop

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