Onion
Allium cepa 'Borrettana Cippollini'

Family: Alliaceae
Genus: Allium (AL-ee-um) (Info)
Species: cepa (KEP-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Borrettana Cippollini
Additional cultivar information:(aka Yellow Cippollini)
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Category:

Vegetables

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

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Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

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Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Hercules, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Aug 26, 2007, Clover1 from Hercules, CA (Zone 10a) wrote:

I planted the seeds in February and I harvested beautiful bulbs that were flat and about 3.5" across in late August.

Neutral

On Mar 1, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

An Italian heirloom traditionally used for pickling. When harvested small (about 2" diameter) it's also great for kabobs. 60 days.

Neutral

On Aug 12, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 105 day flat 1 x 4 inch yellow boiling onion.