Onion - Red Globe

Onion - Red Globe

Onion - Red Globe

Regular price $1.99
  • Seeds per pack: 75+

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Beautiful round, red-skinned heritage variety with a medium strong flavour. Globe-shaped bulbs have white flesh with some pink to red shading. Grown for storage life and flavour. Great for soups stews or salads. Plant near tomatoes, herbs or even your roses to encourage growth and deter pests. Well cured onions can keep well into later winter. See the instructions below.


Onions have a moderate growth rate and should be planted in the Spring. If direct sowing: Sow the seeds in clusters of 6 or 8 at 3 to 6 mm deep, when soil is around 15 degrees Celsius. Onion seeds are often started indoors approximately six weeks prior to the outdoor soil temperature being around 15 degrees Celsius. Grow onions in a sunny location. Harvest numbers will increase if you mix in several inches of well aged compost or other rich organic matter. Seeds germinate in 7 to 21 days. Harvest onions when the foliage turns yellow and falls over. If you are able to and the weather is dry for several days dry onions outdoors by elevating them off the ground and out of the direct sun entirely. If it’s wet and rainy you must cure onions inside by easily hanging them in a cool, dry location. Well cured onions can keep well into later winter.

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Deer Resistant
Seed #:493
Temperature (C):10 - 29
Blooms:May to June
Site:Full Sun
Height (cm):10 - 12
Spread (cm):20 - 30


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