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Best spring onions

Thsi year I grew White Lisbon and Ishikura. The former are slow growing but tasty, the latter are fast growin but coarse and bland. Can anyone recommend other spring onions to try or is White Lisbon my best bet? I was disappointed by Ishikura, I expected much better.


  • Mel MMel M Posts: 347

    Try the Italian spring onion Lilia. Good, strong flavour, red stems and if you leave them they will produce full size onions.

  • ItalophileItalophile Posts: 1,731

    I'd suggest Lilia too. White Lisbon is a good old reliable.

  • LeifUKLeifUK Posts: 573

    Thanks all, will try Lilia.

  • chris 172chris 172 Posts: 403

    hi i have tried both lisbon and ishikera and have had good results.

    i have come across a great way of planting them in modules as in planting them in a bunch amazing and it works with great return

    look up quick crop on you tube planting spring onions i will never plant any other way

    happy gardening

  • chris 172chris 172 Posts: 403


     hi all a picture from my garden this morning showing my spring onions growing in bunches happy gardenging

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