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ONION Red Californian

Allium cepa

Stock: Available

$3.50

Family: Amaryllidaceae

Subfamily: Allioideae

Characteristics: Annual

Seed per packet: 30

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This globe-shaped red onion is popular for its mild flavour. A beautiful deep red onion with crisp white, red ringed flesh which is excellent for sandwiches, burgers or for cooking. Very productive and vigorous.

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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