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Cultivars: Gold Coin Cipollini, Bunching Crimson Forest, Red Marble Cipollini (all heirloom)

Seed packets recommend starting indoors 8-10 weeks before last frost and soil temps 60-75 degrees. I’m sowing them indoors February 23 and transplanting after the last frost.

Good companions for onions: Beetroot, chamomile, carrot, lettuce, radish, cabbage family, tomatoes, silverbeet, strawberries (for onions but not garlic, unlike other companions)

DO NOT plant next to: peas, beans, potatoes

Onions are good companions for: beets, cabbage family, carrots, leeks, lettuce, radishes, spinach, strawberries, tomatoes

Mutually beneficial: onions, beets, cabbage family, tomatoes, lettuce