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Red Burgundy Onion

Top Sandwich Onion for the South


A top choice for those who like their sandwich onions a little less sweet and with a little more kick. Produces large, flattened, 3-4 in. globes that are great on hamburgers, salads and sandwiches. The glossy red skin and white flesh with light red rings make this a very attractive onion too. Stores for 4-6 weeks. A short-day onion, it begins forming bulbs when daylight lasts 10-12 hours. Often, short-day onions are the best for eating raw and in salads or lightly cooked in salsas and stir-fries. They often do not store as well as long-day varieties. Because summer daylight hours are shorter in the South, short-day onions are most often grown in the South. Red Burgundy Onion grows best in zones 8-9. 165 DAYS.

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  • 85001
  • Pkt.-approx. 150 seeds per pkt.
  • $2.99
  • 65050
  • Plants-2 bunches of 55-75 plants per bunch
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  • Botanical Name: Allium cepa 'Red Burgundy'
  • Height: 6 - 10 inches
  • Depth: 1/4 - 1/2 inch for seeds. Plants should be planted about 1 inch into the ground.
  • Spread: 3 - 5 inches
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Fruit: Flattened 3 - 4 inch globes with glossy red skin. White flesh interior with light red rings.
  • Days To Maturity: 165 days.
  • Zone: grows best in zones 8 - 9
  • Germination: 8 - 10 days
  • Soil Requirements: Rich, well-drained sandy loam pH 6.0 - 6.8
  • Seed Count: Approx. 150 seeds per packet.

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