Texas Grano 1015Y (Texas Supersweet) – #157 (OP) HEIRLOOM. 110 days. Sweetest of the sweet! Considered short day, but can be used in Intermediate and Long Day areas as, many times, it takes longer for bulbs to develop. Most common – Vidaliastyle Texas onion grown! So sweet, it won’t bring tears to your eyes! Typically weighs about 1 lb. and is close to the size of a softball. Very productive. Yellow skinned with white flesh. 2-4 month shelf life! Excellent for salads, slicing, grilling and cooking. Resistant: Pink Root Rot. Approximately 9,000 seeds per ounce or 144,000 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