OP Heirloom , Pearl onion, white Bermuda, crystal wax pickling, crystal wax Bermuda or white pickling onion
110 days. The variety delivers Crystal white small 1′ bulbs with slightly flat roots and large tops. Good for green bunching onion, perfect for raw consumption, soup or as a pearl onion for pickling. Short storage life. Disease resistant.
Standard salad crop for bunching; relatively low maintenance, and some varieties are also suitable for overwintering for early lifting. Suitable for fresh market and pre-pack use.
240-360 seeds per gram. Germinates 5-30°C. Sow March-April for a Spring crop, overwintering type July-August, pickling type mid-February-March. Seed rate 15-20kg per hectare, at a population of 65-70 per meter row length.
Bulbing onions: A popular crop – long storage lives make for good continuity of supply. Also popular for plant sales and competition growing. Germinates between 5 and 30°C, sowing date mid-February-March. Requires fertile soil in a well-drained location in the garden. Shallots are very close to garlic and are very easy to grow. Plants can grow 8 to 12″ tall.
Requires fertile soil in a well-drained location in the garden. Keep seedlings and transplants consistently moist, but not waterlogged. Keep free from weeds.