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Onion Californian Early Red

Code: M6520

Quality eating, crisp white flesh - genius!

The standard red onion. Crisp and mild in flavour. Large flattened bulbs. Can be harvested and used well before reaching full maturity and stored for 2 to 3 months after harvesting.
Where to buy

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Planting Instruction
  • How To Sow: Choose a well-drained site in full sun. Sow these seeds in trays for subsequent transplanting or, after frosts, sow directly in a well prepared seedbed. Sow seeds 1 cm apart, in rows 30 cm apart and to a depth of 1 cm.
  • Seedling Care: Keep seedbed or trays evenly moist during the germination period of 14-21 days. Apply fruit fertiliser two weeks after germination for healthier plants and maximum crop. Protect your seedlings from slugs, snails and insect pests; go to for appropriate plant health and pest control products.
  • Hints & Tips: Lift when bulbs are firm and tops tend to fall over.
  • Our seeds are not treated with Neonicotinoids.
  • These seeds are not pasteurized.
Specs & Warranty
Seed Count Approx. 200 seeds
Botanical Name Allium cepa
Best Months To Sow - Temperate Regions Mar, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec
Best Months To Sow - Warmer Regions Mar, Apr, May, Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec
Sowing Position Full Sun
Grow In Gardens
Seed Planting Depth 1cm
Seed Spacing 1cm
Harvest/Maturity 25-28 weeks


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