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Question about your order? See our COVID 19 Update here. Online orders are currently only open to members only. Orders are taking a minimum of 3 - 4 weeks to despatch based on current reduced-workplace COVID restrictions. Our response times to email and phone messages are between 10-15 business days.

ONION 'BARLETTA'

ONION 'BARLETTA'

Allium cepa
Member $3.95
Early variety onion. This heirloom Italian onion from southern Italy is a versatile addition to the garden. Most popular for pickling, lift from 7 weeks to pickle or leave for a further 9 weeks to mature and develop, then harvest as a white salad or cooking onion. Spring sowing produces smaller bulbs. Mild and quick to harvest.
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SEEDS: S151

Growing Information

Sow in punnets in Autumn-Spring
Height To 30cm
Position in FULL SUN
580 Seeds Per Packet
HARDY BIENNIAL
Space at 10cm
Thirsty plant
85% Germination Rate

Growing Tips

Read the seed packet to find out how far apart to sow your seeds.

ONION 'BARLETTA'

Allium cepa
Member $3.95
Early variety onion. This heirloom Italian onion from southern Italy is a versatile addition to the garden. Most popular for pickling, lift from 7 weeks to pickle or leave for a further 9 weeks to mature and develop, then harvest as a white salad or cooking onion. Spring sowing produces smaller bulbs. Mild and quick to harvest.
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SEEDS: S151
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BULBS: BTUME
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PLANTS: PVEB3
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Membership: MNE2VS
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