Crystal White Wax Onion is an open-pollinated, heirloom that matures in 60-90 days. Short day. Medium size, pearl onion. early maturing. Flesh is waxy white, coarse with a mild flavor. Bulbs are flat 2 ½-3 ½” in diameter with a thin white scale. Crystal White Wax Onion is very adapted to southern US, especially TX but is grown on the West Coast with excellent results. Great for stews, soups and stir-fries. Caramelizes to perfection! Does NOT store well. Use fresh for bunching or pearl onions for pickling, hors d’oeuvres or cocktails. Resistant to 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
Each seed packet contains approximately 280 seeds. Available from SeedGro, an American brand offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open-pollinated, hybrid, and heirloom untreated seeds.