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Wanted – potato onions

March 12, 2012

I am after some potato onions to grow. I used to grow them when I was younger but have been unable to find any lately. I have had bad experiences with one of the companies that offers them so would rather buy them from a backyard grower.

I am happy to pay for postage, I can pay for the onions or offer a swap if I have anything that you would like.


5 Comments on “Wanted – potato onions”

  1. Ray Says:

    Hi Damien,

    I have grown both white and brown varieties for the last few years. I bought Digger’s Club ones originally and had no issues, just saved a few each time for replanting. Email me as I have a few I could pass your way.

    Kind regards,

  2. Damien Says:

    Hi Ray,

    That sounds great! I would love some brown as well as some white if possible. Can you tell me any differences you have noticed between the two (other than colour)? When I was younger we used to have brown ones, I was very happy with them.

    I’m not exactly sure how to find your email address.


  3. Jackie Says:

    Hi Ray, did you happen to have any spare?
    Have been looking for these for awhile :o)

  4. john Humphrey Says:

    Hi my name is john I live in the UK and thier is asuplier of the brown potato onion in Tasmania called froghollow nursery and they are very helpful if you want potato onions.
    hope its not to late in the year

  5. Ray Says:

    HI Jackie,
    Sorry I haven’t checked the website for awhile and didn’t see your comment.
    Unfortunately what I have is now two weeks in the ground! I passed some on to Damien but planted the rest. If harvest goes well I can possibly pass you some next season unless you get them elsewhere first.

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