Onion, Red Wethersfield

Allium cepa
$2.99 to $34.40
SKU: 0395
  • Long-day onion
  • Flattened globe-shaped bulbs
  • Purple-red skin
  • Concentric circles of red
  • 100 days from transplant

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(aka Dark Red Beauty) Listed as Large Red in 1834 by Hovey & Co. of Boston. By 1850, the name Wethersfield was in use by such companies as Comstock, Ferre & Co of Wethersfield, Connecticut. Large flattened globes with purple-red skin. Mildly pungent flesh with red concentric circles. Best used for salads and garnishes, not for extended storage. Long-day type. 100 days from transplant.

Start Indoors: 4-6 weeks before transplanting

Germination: 4-10 Days

Plant Outdoors: 4-6” Apart

Light: Full Sun