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ONION Mercedes

Allium cepa

Stock: Available

$3.50

Family: Amaryllidaceae

Subfamily: Allioideae

Characteristics: Annual

Seed per packet: Aprrox 100

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Open pollinated light brown uniform globe shaped bulbs with a tight neck.
A creamgold type onion that has pungent creamy flesh and a great  flavour, this mid-late intermediate maturing onion is also an excellent keeper.

Adaptable to most garden soils in an open sunny position.

Tropical: Autumn
Temperate: Autumn to Mid-Winter
Cold: Mid-Autumn to Mid-Winter

Sow: Sow 5-6mm deep.
Sow direct on in trays of a quality seed raising mix and transplant when when 6cm tall.
Germination: 10-14 days
Plant space: 10cm
Row Space: 20cm
Maturity: 24-30 weeks

If sowing direct thin where required to 10cm between plants.  Harvest when tops wilt.

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