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Redwing Onion

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Description

A favorite for northern growers. Grow large and round, bold-red onions with a slightly sweet taste. Internal rings have an attractive purple tint. Great for salads and pickling! Internal coloring improves in proper storage. Stores for approximately 8 to 10 months. Matures in 100-120 days. Hybrid. Long-day onion.

Must be ordered before May 8th for spring shipping.

Characteristics

Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Large
Pollination Self-pollinating
Ripens/Harvest Matures In 100-120 Days
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.2 - 6.8
Taste Sweet
Texture Crisp, Firm
Years to Bear 1
Zone Range 3 - 9

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 3 - 9
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Recommended Pollinators

This variety is self pollinating.

In many cases, you may still want to plant pollinating partners to increase the size of your crops, but with self-pollinating varieties doing so is optional. You'll get fruit with only one plant!

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

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Why did you choose this?
Stark Bro's Store
love the color and sounds like a good storage onion - will write a full review after we have harvested this year!
Deborah S on Jan 19, 2017
love the color and sounds like a good storage onion - will write a full review after we have harvested this year!
Deborah S on Jan 19, 2017
Length of potential storage time. Color and zone.
Dennis N on Mar 23, 2016
Length of potential storage time. Color and zone.
Dennis N on Mar 23, 2016

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I grew the redwing onion last summer in my garden and was overall very satisfied with the plants I received from Stark Bro's!
May 9, 2017
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1 year ago
Excellent Keeper
Very good grower. High survival rate from plants. Very good flavor. Superb keeper. Still is good condition and flavor after nearly 9 months in storage.
June 3, 2017
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1 year ago
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