Onion, Ailsa Craig
Long day. Very well-known globe-shaped heirloom onion that reaches a really huge size—5 lbs is rather common! The skin is a pale yellow and the flesh is relatively mild and sweet, so is recommended for fresh use—not a storage type. Introduced in 1887 by David Murray, gardener for the Marquis of Ailsa, at Culzean Castle in Maybole, South Ayrshire, Scotland.
- 6-12 hours of Sun
- Sprouts in 7-14 Days
- Ideal Temperature: 45-80 Degrees F
- Seed Depth: 1/4"
- Plant Spacing: 4-6"
- Frost Hardy: Yes
- Allium cepa
Growing Tips: Usually started indoors 8-12 weeks in advance of planting out, typically 3-4 weeks ahead of last spring frost. Does best in rich, moist soil.
Availability: In stockMinimum Seed Count: 300
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