Spring Onion Toga

Botanical Name: Allium fistulosum

Approx 275 seeds

Availability: In stock

$4.40

Details

A very decorative and unique looking spring onion with tender juicy stems of contrasting red/pink bulbs and deep green leaves. Superb mild flavour perfect for salads and stir fries.

How To Grow

Sow thinly in rows 25cm (10in) apart covering lightly with 5mm (1/4 in) of fine soil. Firm gently and keep moist. Seedlings appear 14-21 days.

When To Plant

All in a year round.

Harvest

Harvest: 8-12 weeks from sowing.

Sow

Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter

Soil Type

well drained

When

All in a year round.

Where

In a prepared seedbed and a sunny position.

How Sow

Sow thinly in rows 25cm (10in) apart covering lightly with 5mm (1/4 in) of fine soil. Firm gently and keep moist. Seedlings appear 14-21 days.

Care

Generally no thinning is needed. Keep moist and weed free. For continuity sow every 4-6 weeks. Harvest: 8-12 weeks from sowing.

Our Seed Guarantee

If you are not completely satisfied with these seeds Mr. Fothergill's will gladly replace them for free. Performance subject to growing conditions.

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Recipe

Stir-fried Chicken & Vegetables

Stir-fried Chicken & Vegetables

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp peanut oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 500g skinless chicken breast, cut into strips
  • 1 bunch of garlic chives or 3 spring onions
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 1 red or yellow capsicum, sliced
  • 1 cup baby corns
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • ΒΌ cup soy sauce
  • 2 tsp corn flour

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a wok or large skillet over high heat.
  2. Add garlic and ginger and cook 1 minute.
  3. Add chicken and cook 3 to 4 minutes, until starting to brown, stirring constantly.
  4. Add carrots and capsicum and cook 1 minute.
  5. Add baby corn and chives and cook 2 minutes. Add soy sauce and cook 2 minutes, until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  6. Dissolve cornstarch in chicken broth in a small bowl and add to wok. Simmer 2 minutes, until sauce thickens.

  7. Serve over rice.
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