Onion Seeds (Short Day) - Red Creole

Onion Seeds (Short Day) - Red Creole

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.79
1 Ounce $18.89
1/4 Pound $34.69 ($8.67/ounce) 54% Savings
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  • Spicy flavor suited for salsas and other zesty dishes
  • Perfect for southern climates
  • Hard flat bulbs with spicy pungent flavor
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Cool Season
Fruit Size Medium-sized
Growth Habit Bunching

Flavor Profile Spicy; Less Sweet
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) - Red Creole

Allium cepa

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Plant Type Short Day

Grow Heirloom Onions - Plant Red Creole Onion Seeds

Need to add some spice to your life? The Red Creole Onion should do the trick! Red Creole Onions are hard bulbs filled with spicy, red flesh. They are great additions to salsas, Cajun foods, and other zesty dishes. Short-day Red Creole Onions grow great in the southern states and tropical areas and are good keepers.

Planting Information

Planting Onion Seeds (Short Day) - Red Creole

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
1/4 Pound 26,800