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Century F1 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. Intermediate Day 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 yellowbronze 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. Southeast, Mountain/Southwest Long Day 3253 Red Marble F1 90 days. Red cocktail onion. Produces small, flat globe bulbs with deep red rings. Cocktail or red boilers can be produced spacing 35 seed per ft, or for larger 2" Cippolinis, space at 16 seed per ft. Storage up to 5 months. Tolerant PR. Specialty red boiler, Novelty. 3254 Red Zeppelin F1 115 days. LD. Large deep red onion with excellent storage up to 6 months. Uniform round bulbs are even larger when grown from transplants. Medium Resistant FB, PR. Red Zeppelin F1 Short Day 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. Cat# Onion (M = 1000) 100 sd 500 sd 1000 sd 5 M (per M) 10 M (per M) Feast Sapelo Sweet F1 46 Email: twilley@twilleyseed.com Fax: 864-227-5108 50 M (per M) 100 M (per M) 3226 Century 1.45 3.20 5.25 3.55 3.30 3.00 2.75 3225 Chianti 1.45 3.15 5.15 3.45 3.20 2.90 2.70 3238 Expression 1.45 3.20 5.25 3.65 3.40 3.10 2.85 3252 Red Hunter 1.50 3.45 5.60 4.20 3.90 3.55 3.25 3253 Red Marble 1.45 2.00 3.00 1.55 1.45 1.30 1.20 3254 Red Zeppelin 1.45 3.15 5.15 4.40 3.90 3.60 3.35 3257 Saffron 1.45 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 Red Hunter F1 New! Cat# Onion 1⁄16 oz ¼ oz 1 oz ¼ lb ½ lb 1 lb 3232U Evergreen White Bunch 1.45 2.35 3.00 8.60 15.15 27.75 3239, 3239U Feast 1.95 3.40 8.15 28.25 51.00 92.00 Chianti F1 Expression F1 SaffronF1 New! Red Marble F1


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