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Onion Seeds (Short Day) - Yellow Granex HYBRID

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Packet $3.75
1 Ounce Package $19.95
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  • Short Day, Yellow Onion; Medium
  • 125 Days to Harvest
  • Prefers full sun exposure

Product Description

Plant Onions - Grow Yellow Granex Onion Seeds- Short Day Onion

Known by many names (Noonday Onion, Georgia Sweet and the ever-popular Vidalia), the Yellow Granex hybrid onion is one of the sweetest, most versatile onions around. It separates beautifully and is delicious either cooked or raw. Large, yellow globes are packed with flavor and its easy to see why the Yellow Granex is the most popular sweet onion in America!

  • Fast Facts

    Name:Yellow Granex Onion
    Botanical Name:Allium cepa "Yellow Granex"
    Type:Hybrid Vidalia Short Day Onion
    Size at Maturity:Medium-sized Onion
    Days to Maturity:125 Days
    Light Requirement:Full Sun
    Planting Time:Cool Season
    Sowing Method:Indoor Sow
    Planting Depth:1/8" - 1/4"
    Plant Spacing:5" - 6"
    Seeds per Pound:NA
    Hardiness Zones:All
    Ships:Year-round
  • Planting Instructions

    How to Grow Onions from Seeds

     

    Growing onions from seed is a slightly different endeavor than growing from sets. Sets are more common, and produce a faster harvest, however there is significantly less variety available, and the harvest tends to be smaller, more susceptible to disease and do not store as well.

    Choose a variety of Onion that is best suited to your climate. Short Day onions are advised for southern climates, where they will grow through the cool Fall and Winter months and bulb production will be trigged when the days get longer in the summer. Long Day onions are best for northern climates, where they can enjoy the longer summer days necessary for them to form bulbs. Onions grown out of their ideal climate may never produce a useable, or good sized bulb.

    For best results, onion seeds should be started indoors in flats and transplanted out of doors when seedlings are between 4-6 inches tall, taking care not to damage the roots. Onion seeds will germinate best in warm soil, between 68-75 degrees, with consistent moisture. Onion growers know that great onions come from well prepared soil. Onions need a sunny patch of fertile soil with good drainage. They prefer a pH of 6 to 7.5.

    When setting seedlings, actual root depth will depend on the length of root, but usually between 1.5 and 2 inches, making sure that most of the white of the stem is planted along with the root. Seedlings should be set at least 2-3 inches apart.

    Onions will thrive in moderate temperatures with consistent moisture. It is important to not let your onion plot dry out completely, this could stunt or even completely stop growth.

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