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Mellifera Botanicals

Onion (Bulb), Southport Red Globe

Onion (Bulb), Southport Red Globe

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300+ ‘Southport Red Globe” Bulb Onion Seeds

Allium cepa

Non-GMO, Heirloom, Open Pollinated

This bright red bulb onion has been around since 1873 and is a favorite in northern climates. The 4- to 5-inch bulbs develop a magnificent purple-red coloration that adds color and flavor to any dish. This bulb onion is one of the best red onions for long term storage.

Start seeds indoors 4-9 weeks before your last frost date. Ideal germination temperature is 50-85 degrees Fahrenheit. Transplant into your garden after 8-12 weeks, or 3 weeks after you last frost.
  • Life Cycle: Annual
  • Season: Warm Weather
  • Light: Full Sun
  • Seed Depth: ¼”
  • Germination Time: 7-14 days
  • Germination Rate: 82%
  • Plant Spacing: 4-6”
  • Days to Maturity: 100-120
  • USDA Hardiness Zone: 3-11

All varieties are guaranteed to be authentic and grow true to type.

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