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Candy Hybrid Onion

Performs well in most most growing conditions

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Candy Hybrid Onion

Performs well in most most growing conditions

  • Large, mild, sweet onions
  • Day neutral and well adapted to most of the United States
  • Stores very well
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Product Description

Versatile and great for long-term storage, this sweet onion will complement all kinds of cooking! Stir-fries, pico de gallo, sandwiches, casseroles, soups (particularly French onion soup)--you name it, and this onion will go well with it. Plus, Candy and all onions have been associated with reducing blood pressure, and having anti-inflammatory properties. Candy will begin forming bulbs on days when the sun lasts 12-14 hours. Since they're "day neutral" onions, they're well adapted to growing in many areas of the United States, except the far North and deep South. Its strong root system allows Candy to grow to healthy and large bulbs that are well-formed and deliciously sweet. 85 days to maturity.

Product Details
  • Botanical Name: Allium cepa x hybrida 'Candy'; Family: Liliaceae (Lily Family)
  • Season: Spring
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Height: 12 - 18 inches.
  • Spacing: 4 - 6 inches.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Spread: 6 inches.
  • Foliage: Green strap-like foliage.
  • Depth: 1/4 - 1/2 inch.
  • Germination: 10 - 14 days.
  • Days to Maturity: 85 days from seed.
  • Yield: 100 lbs per 100 foot row.
  • Fruit: Thin neck, mostly single centers, white color. Jumbo
  • Soil Preference: Well-drained fertile soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Pruning: None needed.
  • Form: Upright, annual, onion
  • Seed Count: Approximately 150 seeds per packet.
  • Size: Jumbo sized bulbs.
Shipping Information

Orders for in-stock seeds and hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2019 Insects Shipping Schedule
  Zones   Lacewings, Lady Beetles & Encapsulated Earthworms Nematodes
1A 5/3 - 11/1 5/10 - 11/1
1B - 2A 5/10 - 11/1 5/10 - 11/1
2B - 3B 4/26 - 11/1 4/26 - 11/1
4A - 6A 4/12 - 11/1 4/12 - 11/1
6B - 7A 4/5 - 11/1 4/5 - 11/1
7B - 8B 3/8 - 11/1 3/8 - 11/1
9A - 10B 2/22 - 11/1 2/22 - 11/1
Last Order Date 10/28/2019 10/28/2019

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Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection.

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Please note that we cannot ship outside of the continental United States.

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