Crystal White Wax Onion Seed

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SKU172051
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Allium cepa

Crystal White Wax Onion Seed (60-90 days)

 

Also known as Crystal White Wax, Crystal Wax Pickling PRR, Crystal Wax Bermuda, White Bermuda and White Pickling!!  Talk about confusing!

Crystal Wax is a white Bermuda type, flat with almost no neck. 

The flesh is waxy white, coarse and mild. 

.5-.75 " in about 60 days.

Very adapted to the the Southern U. S., especially Texas. 

We grow it here on the West Coast with excellent results.

Great for stews and soups, but we stir fry with it and crystal white wax carmelizes to perfection.

Also known/used as a cocktail onion for those of you who drink Gibson martinis.

Does not make a good storage onion, but is used fresh for bunching or pearl onions for pickling.

Pink Root Rot Resistant

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:

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 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, Texas Grano, Torpedo Red 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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