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Red Candy Apple Onion

A candy-sweet red onion

Red Candy Apple Onion

A candy-sweet red onion

  • Sweet enough to enjoy raw
  • Violet-red bulbs, slightly squashed globes
  • Will store for 2-3 months
  • Day neutral performs well in most areas
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Product Description

These beautiful red onions are so sweet you can eat them raw! The bulbs are a vivid red-violet in color, with 4", slightly flattened globes. Slice into wedges to bring some color to your kebabs, or slice into half-moons and add to stir-fries for a delicious crunch. It will store in a cool, dry, dark place for 2-3 months. Whatever zone you grow it in, Red Candy Apple will perform well! Just make sure it has full sunlight and is planted in rich, well-drained, sandy and loamy soil. It's a Day Neutral onion, so it will perform well in most areas of the United States. 95 days to maturity.

Product Details
  • Botanical Name: Allium cepa 'Red Candy Apple'
  • Season: Spring
  • Sun/Shade: Full Sun
  • Height: 6 - 10 Inches
  • Spacing: 4 - 6 inches between plants and 12 - 24 inches between rows.
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Spread: 3"-5"
  • Foliage:Green strap-like foliage.
  • Depth:1-2 inches
  • Germination: 8 - 10 Days
  • Days to Maturity: 95 Days
  • Yield: When tops start to turn brown or when bulbs reach mature size, break tops down and harvest when tops are dry.
  • Fruit: Attractive red color; slightly flattened globe-shaped. 4-inch globes. deep red skin and red interior rings. Perfectly sweet.
  • Soil Preference: Rich, well-drained sandy loamy soil. pH 6.0 - 6.8.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Pruning: None needed.
  • Form: Vegetable, Onion
  • Size: 2 Bunches
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