Onion, 'Expression' F1
'Expression’ produced the biggest onions Lambley has ever grown with the largest weighing in at just under a kilo from an early July sowing. Later sowings will produce smaller bulbs. Good flavour and not at all watery as some large onions tend to be. Keeps until July from January harvest.
When to sow: July, August and early September
Where to sow: In drills in a prepared garden bed
Depth to sow: 1cm
Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add lime if soil is too acid.
Spacing: Between plants: Thin to 5 or 6cm Between rows: 40cm
Directions: Plant seed in drills during July, August or early September. Thin or transplant to 5 or 6cm apart using the thinnings as scallions. Harvest at the 80% top down that is when the tops start to lay on the ground. Put into an airy place out of the sun to cure. Store inside the house.