Ailsa Craig

SKU: 1960


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Onion, Ailsa Craig 1
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Named after a small island off the west coast of Scotland, Alisa Craig Onion is a cross between Danver’s Yellow and Cranston’s Excelsior. This globe-shaped heirloom variety averages 2 lbs and is an excellent keeper. (100 days from transplant)

Each packet contains approximately 100 seeds.

Planting and Harvesting Tips:
Start indoors 10-12 weeks before the last frost date of spring. Keep trays at room temperature and do not allow to dry out. Transplant outside after the last frost, spacing 4-6 inches apart in all directions. Plants are shallow rooted and require fertile well-drained soil and constant surface moisture to thrive.

Allow tops to fall over naturally, then pull bulbs and let dry for two weeks. Watering prior to harvest makes pulling easier. After curing, store in a cool, dry location such as a root cellar.

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