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Yellow Granex Hybrid Onion

Sold as "Vidalia."

Best grown in the South and highly tolerant to Pink Root, these short day onions are extra sweet with firm, flattened white globes and yellow skin that grow between 4-5 inches. Although not a storage onion, plants can be wrapped in a moist towel, placed in an open plastic bag, and stored in a refrigerator crisper drawer for 1-2 weeks. 182 DAYS.
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Product Details

  • 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.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Yield: 100 lbs. per 100 foot row.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Fruit: Yellow skin. Thick flat shape. White flesh.
  • Days To Maturity: 182 days from seed.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Germination: 8 - 10 days.
  • Form: Annual, Onion
  • Soil Requirements: Rich, well-drained sandy loamy soil. 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. Extra sweet, large firm, flattened, white, 4 - 5 inch globes with yellow skin. Short day: Bulbs form when days are 12 hours or less. Best grown in the South. Long day: Bulbs begin to form when days are 15 hours or longer. Best in the North. Able to plant 4 - 5 weeks 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, and stored in the crisper drawer of the refrigerator for 1 - 2 weeks. Water frequently (one inch per week) as onions are shallow rooted. Harvest mature onions when the tops turn brown and look pinched at the point where they connect with the bulb. To store, cut off the stem one inch above the bulb. Store bulbs in a cool, dark, dry place in shallow open trays.

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONE Onion Plants
1A-4A 4/1/19 - 5/10/19
4B 4/1/19 - 5/10/19
5A 3/25/19 - 5/10/19
5B 3/25/19 - 5/10/19
6A 3/4/19 - 5/10/19
6B 2/25/19 - 5/10/19
7A 2/18/19 - 5/10/19
7B 2/11/19 - 5/10/19
8A & B 1/28/19 - 5/10/19
9A & B 1/7/19 - 5/10/19
10A & B 1/7/19 - 5/10/19
Last Order Date 5/6/2019

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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