Onion Seeds (Short Day) - Cipollini Yellow

Onion Seeds (Short Day) - Cipollini Yellow

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.99
1 Ounce $31.49 ($31.49/ounce)
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  • Sweetens when cooked, stores well braided
  • Great for pickling or roasting
  • Sweet flavor that sweetens when cooked
  • Perfect for Containers
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Cool Season
Fruit Size small to medium size
Growth Habit Bunching

Flavor Profile Very Sweet; Strong Onion Flavor
Plant Characteristics Root Vegetable
Use Container Garden, Culinary
Growing Conditions Cold Tolerant, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Canning, Pickling, Slicing
Plant Resistance Deer, Pink Root Rot, Rabbit

About Onion Seeds (Short Day) - Cipollini Yellow

Allium cepa

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Plant Type Short Day

Grow Heirloom Onions - Plant Cipollini Yellow Onion Seeds

Unique coin-shaped yellow onion that can be grown in most US latitudes and still performs well. Excellent storage ability for a small onion, and stores well braided. Larger and flatter than most pearly onions, great choice for cooking or braising with a nice sweet flavor.

Planting Information

Planting Onion Seeds (Short Day) - Cipollini Yellow

Planting Season Cool Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 2 to 6 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Days to Maturity 90 to 120 days
View our Onion Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 284
1 Ounce 6,700

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