The long leaves of this onion family vegetable are delicious in soups and stews. Very easy to grow and hardy.
Origin – International Heirloom, Traditional South African
Variety – Carentan
Plant group – Onions
Seasonal – February, March, April, May
Uses – Vegetable
Plant 5mm deep in seedling trays or seedbed rows, when 10cm high plant out into final spacing of 15x15cm in full sun.
Germination: 10 – 14 days at 10°-20° C.
Care: Water medium & Fertilization low.
Good Companions: Carrots, Beetroot , Salads.
Bad Companions: Beans, Peas, Cabbages