This popular, specialty bunching onion is easy to grow and an excellent choice for fresh market growers and home gardeners. It has a red stalk, a mild flavor, and tender leaves. At maturity, plants can reach 27" tall with the red stalk about 12" long.
- Cool season annual
- Approx. 1000-1500 seeds in packet. (A seed will vary in weight and size within a given seed lot. The number of seeds stated is only an estimate.)
- 208,000 seed count per pound.
- Maturity: Approx. 40-50 days
- Planting season: Late summer/early fall
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Cultivation: Prepare fertile, well-drained soil. Sow seeds in a sunny location in late spring after danger of all frost is passed and when soil temperatures are consistently above 50° or fall. Cold weather deepens the red color. Mulch if hard frost expected.Keep soil moist and fertilize as needed. Longer white stems can be achieved by mounding earth up over the stems to blanch them. Bunching onions may be harvested at any stage, from microgreen to full maturity.
Please note: Maturity, adaptability and disease tolerance may differ under your specific climate and/or growing conditions.
Culinary tips: Use in sukiyaki, stir-fry, salad, soup, and as a garnish. Can be boiled and added to miso dressing.