Freshly harvested spring onions, with roots still on

Spring onions – Grow Guide

We show you how to grow delicious spring onions in this easy growing guide.

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Do not Sow in January

Do not Sow in February

Do Sow in March

Do Sow in April

Do Sow in May

Do Sow in June

Do Sow in July

Do Sow in August

Do Sow in September

Do Sow in October

Do not Sow in November

Do not Sow in December


Do not Harvest in January

Do not Harvest in February

Do not Harvest in March

Do Harvest in April

Do Harvest in May

Do Harvest in June

Do Harvest in July

Do Harvest in August

Do Harvest in September

Do Harvest in October

Do not Harvest in November

Do not Harvest in December

Spring onions, also known as scallions, are quick and easy to grow and are a great ingredient for salads and stir fries.

They don’t need a lot of space or much soil, so they’re perfect for growing in smaller spaces or a container. With varieties that can be grown all through the winter months, they have a long cropping season, too.

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