(OPEN-POLLINATED) HEIRLOOM. 100 days. Short day. Classic red onion! Very sweet, fine textured, 3-4” across. Ideal for slicing-making solid tasty, mild flavored slices! Vibrant, smooth, glossy red skins with a white & pink interior. Great keeper. Ideal for slicing. Perfect for sandwiches, soups, salads and cooking. Resistant: Botrytis, Pink Root Rot. Approximately 123,400 seeds per pound.
Companions: Beet, cabbage family, carrot, chard, lettuce, pepper, strawberry, tomato.
Allies: Chamomile and summer savory improve growth and flavor. Pigweed raises nutrients from subsoil and makes them available to the onions. Sow thistle improves growth and health.
Enemies: Onions stunt bean, pea
ONIONS: Disease Resistance and Tolerance Key
B – Botryis
PR – Pink Root
Th – Thrips