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Onion Purplette

Onion Purplette

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Starts to Mature in 60 days

An early maturing specialty onion suited to northern growing areas. Can be grown as a purple pearl bunching type when young, burgundy colored mini cipollini type later in the season or allowed to fully mature to a small - medium size bulb where seasons are long.

SOWING…Direct sow seed in early spring as soon as the ground can be worked. For bunching type, plant seed 1” apart. For bulbing type, plant seed 2-4” apart. Cover seed with ¼” of fine soil and press soil firmly.

THINNING…no need to thin if bunching. Thin to 4” apart if growing to the bulb stage. Try not to disturb surrounding plants when thinning.

GERMINATION…in 10-15 days depending on soil and weather conditions.

REMARKS…Rich purple-red bulbs turn pastel pink when cooked or pickled.
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