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Red Onion Set

A red onion delicious when eaten raw

Red Onion Set

A red onion delicious when eaten raw

  • Red to purple, paper skin covers pink-tinged white flesh
  • Delicious sliced thin and eaten raw
  • Produces large, flattened globes that store well
  • Widely adaptable long day onion
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Product Description

Eye-catching red to purple, paper skin covers the firm, pink-tinged white flesh of these onions and their delectable crunch. This onion is definitely at its tastiest when sliced thin and eaten raw--terrific for sandwiches, wraps and robust salads! Try them on the grill, too, with thick sliced wedges placed directly over the heat. Charbroil and roast them to deepen and caramelize the strong flavor. For a delectable dinner, chop with other root veggies, drizzle with olive oil, and broil until browned at the edges. When planted in rich, loamy or sandy well-drained soil in full sunlight, you'll produce large, flattened globes with deep purple skin and a strong flavor. A long day variety, these onions will begin forming bulbs when daylight lasts 14-16 hours. 85 days to maturity from sets.

Product Details
  • Botanical Name: Allium cepa Red
  • Season: Spring
  • Sun/Shade: Full Sun
  • Height: 6 - 10 inches.
  • Spacing: 4 - 6 inches between plants, 12 - 24 inches between rows.
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Spread: 3 - 5 inches.
  • Color: White
  • Foliage: Green strap-like foliage.
  • Depth: 1 inch
  • Germination: 8 - 10 Days
  • Days to Maturity: 85 Days
  • Yield: 100 lbs. per 100 foot row.
  • Fruit: Large, flattened globes. Deep purple skin. Firm, pink-tinged white flesh with red circles. Strong flavor. Long Day variety.
  • Soil Preference: Rich, well-drained sandy loamy soil. pH 6.0 - 6.8.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Pruning: None needed
  • Form: Vegetable, Onion, Onion Sets
  • Flowers: Clusters of star shaped blooms.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 80 sets per offer.
  • Size: 80 Ct. Set
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Fall 2020 Shipping Schedule
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9A & B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
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Last Order Date 10/26/2020

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Last Order Date 10/23/2020

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