Sweet Onion Seed
USDA Zones: 3 - 10
Height: 12 - 18 inches
Bloom Season: Summer
Environment: Full sun
Soil Type: Fertile soil in a well drained location
Latin Name: Allium Cepa
Average Germ Time: 10 - 14 days
Light Required: No
Depth: 1/4 - 1/2 inch
Sowing Rate: 1 - 2 seeds per plant
Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
Plant Spacing: 3 to 6 inches
Sweet Onion (Allium Cepa White Lisbon) - Plant produces excellent yields of good quality bunching onions. It has dark green foliage and long white stalks that hold up well after harvest. Onion does not form bulb. Sweet Onions are often used for culinary purposes in soups, salads, garnishes, and is widely considered to be one of the best onions for salads. A heat and cold resistant variety. Best for spring planting, but also good for fall and winter planting. This variety can be used in greenhouses and home gardens. An heirloom variety grown by farmers and gardeners for over 200 years.
Young plants can be harvested in 60 days and mature plants in 120 days.