Long day. This variety dates to the 1700s. Popular from New York to Bermuda, and it brought much wealth to the onion growers of New England. It is a slightly flattened, deep blood-red onion of renowned quality. A true piece of horticultural Americana that deserves to be more widely grown.
Depth: 1/4 inch
Spacing: 6 inch
Soil type: well draining
Sun: full sun
Days to harvest: 110 days
Hardiness Zones: 4-8
Usually started indoors 8-12 weeks in advance of planting out, typically 3-4 weeks ahead of last spring frost. Does best in rich, moist soil.
These are true seed, not bulb starts.
Hand harvested and packed for the 2023 season. We are a small batch grower, so limited quantities are available.
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