Onion Kelsae is the legendary show bench variety that is used to produce huge onions and which regularly achieve world record weights.
The variety still manages to combine this with excellent culinary properties. A popular choice with amateur growers.
Sent in Original Breeders packet.
Year Packed - Current sow by date - 2019
|Onion Kelsae Sowing Guidelines |
|When to Sow Seeds: ||Dec, Jan, Feb |
|Germination Temperature: ||15C - 20C |
|Cover Seed: ||Yes |
|Time to Germinate: ||14 - 28Days |
|Frost Hardy: ||Yes |
|Spacing Between Plants: ||30cm |
|Row Spacing ||40cm |
|Plant Height ||50cm |
The Kelsae Onion was first introduced in the early 1950's and is still one of the most popular exhibition and show onions.
Sow Indoors in December to February, although the old traditional says to sow on boxing day if you want the show winning large onions.
Sow thinly in seed trays of good quality compost, cover with approx 1cm of compost, firm and water. Cover with glass or polythene and keep at around 18c - seedling will appear in 14 - 28 days.