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23 Apr 09 Evelyn (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
Evelyn, I live in a cool mountain area with frosty winters. I sow onions successively from March through to August. I like to grow long keepers, Creamgold being my favourite as I have kept them for up to six months (ate them all by then so don't know how long they keep). I have also sown Ailsa Craig for the first time this year and would be interested to hear feedback from anyone who has grown that variety.
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