Onion Bulb Walla Walla Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Onion Bulb Walla Walla Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Allium cepa

Item #3172

100-125 Days. Famous for it's juicy sweetness, Walla Walla onion seeds traveled from the coast of Italy to Walla Walla, Washington. One of the best onions to enjoy fresh! Long-day onion, but can be grown as an intermediate-day onion because it matures early. High yield and enormous bulbs, make sure to use shortly after harvest.

This packet sows up to 17 ft.

Days to Emerge:
7-15 days

Seed Depth:
1/4"

Seed Spacing:
A group of
2 seeds
every 4"

Row Spacing:
16"

Thinning:
When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 4"


When to sow outside: 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost, or as soon as soil can be worked; when soil temperature is at least 45°F.

When to start inside: RECOMMENDED. 10 to 12 weeks before average last frost. Transplant outdoors 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost. The earlier the start, the bigger/earlier the bulb is produced. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 60°–85°F.

Harvesting: When onion tops have fallen over and turned yellow or brown, they are ready for harvest. Harvest in the morning, lifting onions with a garden fork. Dry them in the garden in the sun for 2 to 3 days, lightly covering the bulbs with straw, or the tops of other onions to prevent sunscald. Cure onions for 3 to 7 days in a dry area with good air circulation. Once dry, cut the roots to 1/4”, and the greens to 1” to create a seal to prevent entrance of decay organisms.

Artist: Susie Hyer



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