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Yellow Granex Hybrid Onion

The variety sold as "Vidalia"

182 days. The sweetest! Large, firm, flattened white globes. Besides being packed with flavor, onions contain compounds that reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer. Short day.
  • Zone 3 - 9 (-30° F.)
  • Height 6 - 10 inches
  • Germination 8 - 10 days.
  • Light Required full sun

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For each offer ordered, get 2 bunches

Plants are not available in AE AK GA GU HI ID PR WA
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  • Botanical Name: Allium cepa x hybrida 'Yellow Granex'; 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
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Fruit: Yellow skin. Thick flat shape. White flesh
  • Days To Maturity: 182 days from seed.
  • Form: Annual, Onion
  • Soil Requirements: rich, well-drained sandy loam pH 6.0 - 6.8
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 250 seeds per packet. One offer of plants is 2 bunches. Each bunch contains 55 - 75 plants.
  • Size: 4-5 inches
  • Comments: Short day. Not a storage onion. Highly tolerant to Pink Root. Extra sweet. Onion grown as Vidalia in Vidalia, Georgia ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: THE VARIETY GROWN IN GEORGIA & SOLD AS VIDALIA. NOT A STORAGE ONION. HIGHLY TOLERANT TO PINK ROOT. EXTRA SWEET. LARGE, FIRM, FLATTENED, WHITE, 4-5 GLOBES, WITH YELLOW SKIN. USES: COOLING OR FRESH EATING. SHORT DAY: BULBS FORM WHEN DAYS ARE 12 HOURS OR LESS. BEST GROWN IN THE SOUTH. * ABLE TO PLANT 4-5 WKS. BEFORE FINAL SPRING FROST. ONIONS ARE QUITE HARDY. IF DELAYED PLANTING OCCURS,STORE IN A COOL, DRY PLACE NOT SUBJECT TO FREEZING. PLANTS CAN BE WRAPPED IN A MOIST TOWEL,PLACED IN AN OPEN PLASTIC BAG & STORED IN THE CRISPER OF THE REFRIGERATOR FOR 1-2 WEEKS. WATER FREQUENTLY AS ONIONS ARE SHALLOW ROOTED. HARVEST: MATURE ONIONS WHEN TOPS TURN BROWN & LOOK PINCHED AT THE POINT WHERE THEY CONNECT W/ THE BULB.TO STORE: CUT OFF THE STEM ABOUT 1 inch ABOVE THE BULB. STORE BULBS IN A COOL, DARK, DRY PLACE IN SHALLOW OPEN TRAYS. UNPACK PLANTS IMMEDIATELY: The plants you have received are alive and growing. Due to shipping they may show some signs of distress. If the tops of the plants are damp or mushy when received, loosen the bundles and spread them out so tops will dry. If plants appear very dry or discolored, and planting cannot be done soon after receipt, place the roots only in cool water for only a few hours. Take care not to let the tops get wet or damp. Your plants will revive as soon as planted, so plant them as quickly as possible. Plants will normally keep about two weeks if planting is delayed. SOIL PREPARATION: Apply a balanced fertilizer such as 10-10-10 or 10-20-10 at the rate of two pounds per 100 square feet (1 cup for 10 square feet) and work into soil. Onions prefer a pH level of 6 to 7. Prepare raised beds at least 5 inches high and 20 inches wide. Rows should be spaced on 35 inches centers, with 15 inch spacing between rows. TO PLANT: Plant approximately 1 inch deep with 5 to 6 inch spacing between plants (2 t

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