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Crystal White Wax Onion

Southern heirloom standard "sandwich onion."


Also known as White Bermuda. Grown as 1" pearl onions in the North, Crystal White Wax produces mild, 3" globes in all areas of the South. Short-day. 120 DAYS.
  • Zone 3 - 9 annual
  • Height 6 - 10 inches
  • Germination 8 - 10 days
  • Shade Required full sun

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  • 84999
  • Pkt.-approx. 150 seeds per pkt.
  • $2.99
  • 85000
  • Plants-2 bunches of 55-75 plants per bunch
  • $19.99
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  • Botanical Name: Allium cepa 'Crystal White Wax'; Family: Liliaceae (Lily Family)
  • Height: 6 - 10 inches
  • Spacing: 4- 6 inches between plants, 12 - 24 inches between rows
  • Depth: 1/4 - 1/2 inch
  • Spread: 3 - 5 inches
  • Sun/Shade: full sun
  • Yield: 100 lbs./100 foot row
  • Fruit: Thin, waxy, white skin. Firm, crisp, mild flesh. Slightly flat shaped, almost no neck.
  • Days To Maturity: 120 days
  • Soil Requirements: rich, well-drained sandy loam pH 6.0 - 6.8
  • Seed Count: 84999 is about 150 seeds per pkt. 85000 is an offer of plants, 2 bunches of 55-75 plants per bunch.
  • Size: mature bulbs are 2 1/2 - 3 1/2 inches
  • Comments: A traditional favorite in the south, this white skinned onion is mild, tasty and perfect for bunching and eating raw. Medium-sized, juicy, sweet onion. Always mild, flavorful, and dependable. Strong disease resistance including Pink Root tolerance. Short storage life. 60 days will produce 3/4 inch diameter onions from seed, 92 days will produce Pearl-type (1 inch diameter) onions from seed, 185 days will produce medium size bulbs from seed.

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