Onion Seeds (Pearl/Pickling) - Crystal White Wax

Onion Seeds (Pearl/Pickling) - Crystal White Wax

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.79
1 Ounce $18.89
1/4 Pound $38.89 ($9.72/ounce) 49% Savings
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  • Perfect size to pickle for cocktails
  • Great for pickling, cooking, or cocktails
  • High yielder
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Cool Season
Fruit Size 1 to 1.5 inches
Growth Habit Bunching

Flavor Profile Mild; Sweet; Juicy
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 (Pearl/Pickling) - Crystal White Wax

Allium cepa

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Plant Type Short Day

If a Gibson is your cocktail of choice, then make Crystal White Wax Onion the choice for your garden! The Crystal White Wax Onions are perfect for pickling, and they also taste delicious in stews and soups. Crystal White Wax Onion Seeds will produce small white pearl onions that should be picked when they are 1 to 1.5 inches in diameter. Crystal White Wax Onions are a short-day variety, and as such thrive in southern regions.

Planting Information

Planting Onion Seeds (Pearl/Pickling) - Crystal White Wax

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 60 to 90 days
View our Onion Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 284
1 Ounce 6,700
1/4 Pound 26,800

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