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PlantFiles: Onion
Allium cepa 'California Red'

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Family: Alliaceae
Genus: Allium (AL-ee-um) (Info)
Species: cepa (KEP-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: California Red

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Category:
Biennials
Vegetables

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Jan 10, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Large flattened globe, red skinned with soft sweet mild white flesh, ideal for eating raw in salads or on burgers, short storage time.

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia



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