20 seeds Southport White Globe Onion AKA Silver Ball Onion and White Rocca PI 546207 is long day Spanish type onion is grown for commercial production! It is named after the Southport Connecticut and grown along Connecticut's Mill River and dates back to 1906. It has a rich, smooth oniony flavor that goes good in stews, salads and grilling! A very hard to find seed verity! They are Insect an disease resistant 110 days Allium cepa var. cepa
Southport White Globe Onion
- Planting and Harvesting Tips:
Start indoors 3-4 weeks before the last frost of spring. Transplant outside after the soil has warmed to 65˚ to 75˚F. Sow one inch deep and space 12-18 inches apart in rows 3-4 feet apart. Plants prefer full sun and moist soil with plenty of organic matter.
Harvest daily with a sharp knife during hot weather — pods taste best when young and grow quickly past the stage of prime eating. Wear gloves and long sleeves for protection from spines.Green Thumb TipSow seeds outdoors when the soil has warmed. Tolerant of heat and drought, but not of cold. Keep well picked for higher yields.DIRECT SEED 2" ApartSEED DEPTH 1/2"THIN 6-8" Apart LIGHT Full Sun