Onion, Yellow of Parma
- Long-day onion
- Bulbs grow to 1 pound
- Globe-shaped, solid bulbs
- Late maturing
This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States.
Onion, Yellow of Parma Description
Imported from Italy. A top quality late maturing onion with golden globe-shaped bulbs weighing an average of 1 pound. One of the best for storage. Long-day type. 110 days from transplant.
Learn to Grow it
This crop requires a long growing season and should be started from seed in mid to late winter. You can transplant them outdoors 1-2 weeks after all danger of frost has passed.
Plant your seeds 1/4-3/4 in. deep in soil trays or pots indoors. Fertilize your seedlings when they are 2-3 inches high. When planting outdoors, place the seedlings 3-8 inches apart.
Make sure that your soil is well fertilized as this crop is a heavy feeder and takes a lot of nutrients from the soil. Consider adding compost to the soil the year before you plant.
Mulching the soil around this crop can help protect the plant and keep roots cool and moist. This crop may require regular applications of fertilizer and water.