ONION Californian Red


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Red onions (Allium cepa) add colour as well as flavour to cooked dishes and salads. Under the blood red skin the white flesh is full of flavour.

How To Grow:

  1. Onions like a fine rich soil and an open sunny position.
  2. Prepare the soil well by adding organic material and a pre-planting fertiliser.
  3. Sow thinly, 6mm deep in rows.
  4. Cover with fine soil or compost and keep moist.
  5. Thin seedlings early to 2cm and later to 10cm apart.
  6. Allow 30cm between rows.

When To Plant: Autumn.

Harvest: When tops are dry and fall over.

Quantity: 300 seeds

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Has a white, sweet tasting flesh with mild flavour.

  • Produces large, red, flattened globes
  • Used in many dishes


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