Spring Onion - Cipollotto Bianco
These traditional Italian 'spring onions' are an essential ingredient for salads throughout the season. It is best pulled small before bulbing develops.
Usually eaten raw in salads. these salad onions are sown in succession outdoors from March to August for spring to autumn pulling, and in September to overwinter. Sow seeds quite thickly in broad drills, 13mm deep, allowing about 25cm between rows. Do not thin. Soil must be very fertile, moisture retentive and weed free. Water regularly during hot, dry conditions.