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ONION Mini Purplette

Allium cepa

Stock: Available

$3.60

Family: Amaryllidaceae

Subfamily: Allioideae

Characteristics: Annual

Seed per packet: Approx 100

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An early maturing tasty specialty onion with a rich purple glossy skin that turns a pastel pink colour when cooked or pickled.
These can be harvested young as baby bunching/spring onions with purple pearl ends or when fully matured around golf ball size. Matures in 60 days

Adaptable to most garden soils in an open sunny position.

Tropical: Autumn
Temperate: Autumn to Mid-Winter
Cold: Mid-Autumn to Mid-Winter

Sow: Sow 5-6mm deep.
Sow direct on in trays of a quality seed raising mix and transplant when when 6cm tall.
Germination: 10-14 days
Plant space: 10cm
Row Space: 20cm
Maturity: 24-30 weeks

If sowing direct thin where required to 10cm between plants.  Harvest when tops wilt.

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