A recent 2016 All American Selection award winner that is ready 60 days from direct seeding and just 30 days after transplanting into the garden. We observed that it was more robust and earlier than our others onions, growing quickly, and held up well as we continued picking them over time. Uniform, slender stems are perfect for harvesting at ½”. 400 seeds
Germination- 5-10 days
Indoors- 8-10 weeks before last frost with soil temperatures 60-75 degrees. Plant in flats 1/4” deep, 1/4” apart. Transplant seedlings out mid/late spring, 2-6” apart. Liquid fertilize seedlings every 7-10 days. Seedlings should be about a pencil thick in size at planting time.
Outdoors- Sow lightly, 1/4” deep early spring. Thin to 2-6” apart.
Harvest-Choosing the largest stalks first, when they are about a 1/2 inch thick and 8-12 inches tall.
Tips- Plant into fertile soil with lots of organic matter and adequate water,1” per week for optimum growth.