Onion, Red Wethersfield Organic

Catalog #0395A

5117

(Allium cepa) (aka Dark Red Beauty) Listed as Large Red in 1834 by Hovey & Co. of Boston; the name Wethersfield was first ascribed to this onion around 1852 by the American Seed Garden of Wethersfield, Connecticut. Large flattened globes with purple-red skin. Mildly pungent flesh with red concentric circles. Best used for salads and garnishes, not for extended storage. Long-day type. 100 days from transplant.

START INDOORS
4-6 weeks before transplanting
GERMINATION
4-10 days
PLANT OUTDOORS
6" Apart
LIGHT
Full Sun

Green Thumb Tip
Sow seeds indoors in flats ¼" deep and space 1" in all directions. Transplant outdoors as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Keep onions well weeded with shallow cultivation.

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