(OPEN-POLLINATED) HEIRLOOM. 100-120 days. Long day. One of the most popular sweet Vidaliatype onions! Light brown skin and very mild, juicy, sweet white flesh. Extra large Spanish type that can reach 5-6” in diameter and 2 lb! Cold hardy. Perfect for the north, northwest regions and as a winter crop in the south. Great for slicing! NOT for long term storage! Approximately 5,800 seeds per ounce or 93,400 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