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Onion Seeds (Long Day) - Southport White Globe

Onion Seeds (Long Day) - Southport White Globe

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $16.79
1/4 Pound $38.89 42% Savings
1 Pound $98.69 ($6.16/ounce) 63% Savings
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  • Long day mild and versatile white onion
  • Heirloom garden standard
  • Extremely versatile and high yielding
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Cool Season
Fruit Size Medium size
Growth Habit Bunching

Flavor Profile Mild; Sweet; Pungent Onion Flavor; Crisp; Refreshing
Plant Characteristics Root Vegetable
Use Container Garden, Culinary
Growing Conditions Cold Tolerant, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Canning, Pickling, Slicing
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Onion Seeds (Long Day) - Southport White Globe

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Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Plant Type Long Day

An Heirloom vegetable, the Southport White Globe is a classic staple onion noted for its versatility in all types of cuisine. As its name implies, it is a globe-shaped variety that produces mildly delicious white onions suitable for cooking, salads, and more. Plant Southport White Globe seeds in just about any climate, but it is particularly noted for its ability to thrive in cooler weather.

Planting Information

Planting Onion Seeds (Long Day) - Southport White Globe

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 120 days (Globe), 60 days (Bunching Scallions)
View our Onion Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 284
1 Ounce 6,700
1/4 Pound 26,800
1 Pound 107,200

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