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Southport Red Globe Onion Seeds

Southport Red Globe Onion Seeds

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Southport Red Globe Onion Seeds (100-120 days)

Allium cepa

1 g is about 300 heirloom onion seeds

Southport Red Globe was first released to the American market in 1873 and it is still a favorite! 

Why?  No other red onion has a better flavor of long term storage abilities like Southport Red Globe. (Many red onions are not good keepers)

Very heavy yielding.

Crisp, firm and mild flavored red onion. 

Dries well for seasoning.

Spring planted for fall harvest.

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Seeds per gram

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100' Row Yield


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

Allium cepa

Planting Tips:

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!

Long Day Onion Varieties: White Sweet Spanish onion, Sweet Sandwich Onion, White Sweet Spanish Onions, Yellow Sweet Spanish Onions,

Seeding Rate:

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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