Spring Onion - Apache (Deep Purple)
This variety is an attractive, deep purple-red skinned spring onion with a mild flavour and a crisp texture. The purple outer skin merges with the silver when peeled, adding a colour contrast to salads. It is ideal for growing in containers, or outdoors throughout the season. These seeds are in the RHS Vegetable Collection.
Sow from March to August every 3 or 4 weeks. Sow seeds quite thickly in containers of multipurpose compost, or in broad drills outdoors for pulling as a spring/salad bunching onion. Sow 13mm deep, in drills 30 cm apart. There is no need to thin seedlings. Keep well watered.