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Organic Walla Walla Onion Seed

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Organic Walla Walla Onion Seeds (105 days)


The story of the Walla Walla Sweet Onions is said to have begun over a century ago on the Island of Corsica, off the west coast of Italy. It was on this island that a French soldier, Peter Pieri, found a sweet onion seed and brought it to the Walla Walla Valley. After many years of selecting only the sweetest and largest onions, The Walla Walla onion was born. 

Walla Walla produces a extra large white onions with light brown skin. These onions are famous for their sweet and very mild flavor. Walla Walla is very cold hardy, but does not store well. A Long day variety suitable for Northern regions, and especially the Pacific Northwest.


Recommended by the Following State Universities or Ag Extension Offices as a variety that performs well for their region .  OR


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Seed Planting Depth

Seeds per gram

Germination Temperature

Days to Germination

Row Spacing

Plant Spacing

100' Row Yield

Sun

1/8-1/4" 300 50-85 3-13 6" 5-6" 100 lb. Full

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Planting Tips for Organic Onions:

Day length sensitive – check for which is best in your area.  Needs a light friable soil to grow successfully.  Start in early spring, scatter seeds in tray ¼”- ½” apart in moist soil and put in warm place.  Transplant out 8-10 weeks later in final spacing.  Thinned onions are great in salads!

Short Day Onions are normally planted in the fall in California unless you are in the Central Valley where you can also plant intermediate day onions as well. Short Day organic onion varieties: Red Creole onions, Red Burgundy onion, Vidalia onion, Yellow Granex onion, Yellow Burmuda onion, White Bermuda onions, Crystal White wax onion, Red Granex onion, Early Granon Onions, Organic Texas Grano, Torpedo Red Onions,

Seeding Rate for Organic Onion Seeds:

300,000 plants/acre, aproximately 3 lb.

Heirloom seeds are hardy but always take care with your garden seeds to give them the appropriate amount of moisture - not letting the vegetable seeds dry out prematurely or overwatering and possibly having them rot.

 

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