Listing is for a mix of the Yellow, White and Red Onion Bulbs, Approx 45 Bulbs
Graded Size 7/8"
Onion sets are small "baby" onions (bulbs) that are used to grow green onions or dry onions.
They are planted in late fall or early spring and in 4 to 5 weeks you will have green onions. If left to fully mature, you will have dry onions in late July or early August.
Height: 6 - 12 inches.
Spacing: 4 - 6 inches between plants, 12 - 24 inches between rows.
Depth: 1 inch.
Spread: 3 - 5 inches.
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Yield: 100 lbs. per 100 foot row.
Foliage: Green foliage.
Days To Maturity: 85 days from sets
Soil Requirements: Rich, well-drained sandy loamy soil. pH 6.0 - 6.8.
Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
Size: 2 - 3 inches when fully grown
Comments: Big, firm, mild flavor. Big, firm, mild flavor.
Short day: Bulbs form when days are 12 hours or less. Best grown in the South. Onion sets are extremely quick, producing mild tasting green onions in 2 - 4 weeks. Cold hardy and disease tolerant. Sets come up under almost all types of growing conditions. As a general rule of thumb: Whites are preferred for slicing; reds for salads; and yellow is the onion of choice for cooking and storage.