Red Burgundy Onion (Allium cepa) Short Day
Red Burgundy is the best red onion for southern gardeners. A beautiful ruby red, flat-shaped onion with a tasty, red-ringed flesh. It is ideal for salads and sandwiches. Best suited for southern gardeners.
- 250 seeds minimum
- Germination: 10-21 days
- Maturity: 100 days from transplant
- Direct sow ¼” deep in full sun as soon as soil can be worked. In northern climates, start indoors 8 weeks before last frost date. Plant multiple seeds into each container. Harden off seedlings before planting.
- Plant 2 seeds per inch in rows 12-18” apart. Thin to 4-6” apart for larger onions. To transplant, separate young plants and set 4-6” apart.
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We loved the flavor of this Onion. Ours did not get very large, maybe golf ball size. It could have been our soil or growing conditions.