Onion (Allium Cepa)
Approx. 8,500 seeds/oz. Pkt plants 25-30' of row; 1 oz sows
100'. Direct-sow 3-4 lbs/acre. Sow seeds ½" deep, 1-4"
apart in rows 16-24" apart. Seeds germinate in about 10
days. Days to maturity are from sowing.
3238 Expression F1 105 days. Consistent producer
of sweet jumbos for northern production. Adaptable
to a wide range of soil types. Approved on
the Pennsylvania Sweet Onions List. Thick sweet
rings, great sandwich fare. Reaches premium sweet
jumbo mkt in late season when the southern crop is
no longer available. Resistant FB, PR.
3257 Saffron F1 100 days North, 110 days mid states.
Intermediate Day type, needs 12-14 hr daylength
at end of growth cycle to bulb up. Large 3.5-4"
yellow Grano with excellent storage capabilities,
but also quite sweet, unusual for a long storage
onion. Beautiful dark yellow-bronze skin, refined
neck and highly single-centered. Trialed well from
North Carolina to Northern US. Maturity will be
earlier in north, later in mid states. Not recommended
for deep south. Best replacement we've
found for Candy. Fresh Mkt, Storage.
3219 Blush F1 107 days. Unique long day onion.
Beautiful delicately colored pink flesh,
strong rose-tinted skin. Long storage.
Well adapted and easy to grow. Resistant PR. Fresh
3223 Cartier F1 98 days. Yellow. Early maturing.
Good yield potential. Very long storage.
Strong skin with refined neck. Recommended
for testing in all areas. Resistant PR.
3249 Red Carpet F1 Late season maturity with good
long term storage ability. Large, hard,
bulbs with excellent red color throughout.
Refined rounded shape. Resistant PR.
Red Hunter F1
3226 Century F1 160 days. Midseason. Bred for Vidalia
market growers. Granex type with light gold
scales, flat globe Granex shape, capable of high
packout of Colossal to Jumbo grade bulbs with
good sugar readings and low pungency. Bulbs very
uniform. Stores well compared to other Granex
types. Resistant FB, PR.
3225 Chianti F1 Late season SD, 170 days from sowing,
85 days from transplant. Short-day red with
Granex type shape. Large 3-3.5" bulbs with deep,
long lasting red skin color. Rings are wide and
crisp, with broad red bands that develop through
maturity and intensify during curing. Sweet, mildly
pungent flavor. Good for short to mid range storage,
2-4 months. High percentage single centers.
Capable of high yields under good standard conditions.
Tolerant PR. Fresh SD "Vidalia" Type Mkt.
Ships and stores well.
3252 Red Hunter F1 160 days. Short day. A red Grano
type hybrid, rated sweetest on market by UGA.
Both skin and interior rings very dark red. Good
bolt tolerance, suitable for overwintering in mild
areas with Vidalia-like climates. Resistant PR.
Spring /early Summer.
3258 Sapelo Sweet F1 Short day, jumbo, sweet Granex
type. Mid early maturity in Vidalia® production
areas. Tops are dark green with 7-8 leaves with 2
skins. Also features a light bronze, tight skin and
firm, wide interior rings. Produces bulbs or 2:1 ratio
with high percentage of jumbo size. High yield
potential. Moderate Tolerance PR.
Bunching Types (Scallions)
3232U Evergreen White Bunch 120 days. High quality.
Very long; slender, white shanks with white skin
attractive for bunching, delicate flavor. Plants are
slow to bolt. Hardy plants winter over for spring
crops. Resistant PR, Smut.
3239 & 3239U Feast 65-70 days. Clean white upright
single stalks with white stem 16-20" long
topped by 7-8 thick deep green leaves.
White neck is tight and uniform for easy packing
of classy-looking bunches. High yield potential due
to good heat tolerance and good disease package.
Recommended for summer production. Resistant
DM, ALS. Fresh Mkt, Roadside, Shipping.
Red Carpet F1
Sapelo Sweet F1
Cat# Onion 1⁄16 oz ¼ oz 1 oz ¼ lb ½ lb 1 lb
3232U Evergreen White Bunch 1.55 2.35 3.00 8.60 15.15 27.75
3239, 3239U Feast 2.00 3.55 8.50 29.40 51.00 93.00
Cat# Onion (M = 1000) 100 sd 500 sd 1000 sd 5 M
3219 Blush 1.55 5.10 8.10 6.50 6.00 5.50 5.00
3223 Cartier 1.55 3.20 5.15 4.15 3.75 3.40 3.15
3226 Century 1.50 3.35 5.35 3.65 3.35 3.05 2.85
3225 Chianti 1.55 3.15 5.15 3.45 3.20 2.90 2.70
3238 Expression 1.50 3.35 5.35 3.75 3.45 3.15 2.90
3249 Red Carpet 1.55 3.80 6.00 4.70 4.35 3.95 3.65
3252 Red Hunter 1.55 3.70 5.80 4.40 4.05 3.70 3.40
3257 Saffron 1.55 2.40 3.95 2.80 2.60 2.35 2.20
3258 Sapelo Sweet (1039) 1.55 2.60 4.30 3.15 2.90 2.65 2.45
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