pickled onion seeds

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pickled onion seeds

Post: #256393 cideristhefuture
Tue Mar 13, 2012 6:49 pm

Place I used to buy my seeds from has closed down, I have everything but.....

Dont know the name of the ones I used to buy, ok should have made notes. They were by T&M, brown skin, not silver and said on the front of the packet, 'ideal for pickling'.

Have looked on the website and search engines and have no idea as to what I used to buy. Used them for the past 3 years with fantastic results. Nearest thing I can find is Suttons sy 300, but these appear to have 'sold out'.

Silverskin just dont have the same crunch/taste.

Any suggestions?

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Re: pickled onion seeds

Post: #256399 marshlander
Tue Mar 13, 2012 7:36 pm

Marshalls have a brown skinned pickling onion seed called giant zittau and Thompson & Morgan have a dual purpose red called Onion 'Rouge Long De Florence' - Heritage variety pulled young for spring onions or left to mature.
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Re: pickled onion seeds

Post: #256492 chadspad
Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:45 am

Not being able to contribute anything to this post but just wanted to say, nice ammonite Marshlander! Did you find it?
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