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Onion Plants 'Candy'

LIVE PLANTS

SORRY, WE CANNOT SHIP ONION PLANTS TO: AK, HI, APO, PR and FOREIGN COUNTRIES. CERTAIN COUNTIES IN ID, OR, AND WA HAVE QUARANTINE RESTRICTIONS. PLEASE CHECK TO SEE IF YOU LIVE IN ANY OF THESE COUNTIES. 

1 Bunch = 55-65 Plants

1 bunch is $17.50     2 or more bunches is $15.75 each 

Mix and Match Varieties

Live onion plants ship January through May. End date may vary based on growers discretion

 ***We will not accept orders for onion plants after May 31st***

 

Hybrid. Intermediate day. A newer variety of sweet onion for southern, mid, and northern states. Produces a large, globe-shaped white onion with sweet tasting white flesh.

 

Onion plants arrive dormant. They will be dry and recover once properly planted. Full sun, fertile soil, and 1 inch of water a week are essential needs for successful onion bulbs. Plant in soil amended with compost, well-aged manure, or a balanced fertilizer. Harvest bulbs when the necks have become soft and fall over. Pull up and dry for a few days in the field (if there is no rain predicted) Move indoors to continue drying, 2-3 weeks until stems are dry,( you won't be able to squeeze any water out of the necks) Cut off tops and roots and store in mesh bags, above freezing at 65-70% humidity.

LONG DAY- Northern areas. Bulb out with 14+ hours of daylight

INTERMEDIATE- Widely adapted except far north/deep south. Bulb out with 12-13 hours of daylight.

SHORT DAY- Southern areas. Bulb out with 10 hours of daylight.

 

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    01/26/2018
    Dianne
    Rhode Island
    Candy Hybrid Onions

    I have grown this variety for the last few years and love them! They keep well and are delicious.