Onions

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Instructions:

  • Transplant
  • Mid August to Mid September seeding
  • Overwintering with low tunnel in field
  • 4 inches between plants, 4 rows per bed

Insect Pests:

  • Thrips

Diseases:

  • Bacterial soft rot
  • Basal plate rot

Harvest:

  • Cabernet, Bridger, Pontiac, Electric Red
  • Late May, early June harvesting
  • Harvest when in “bulbing phase” (tops begin to fall over)

Post-Harvest:

  • Leave roots intact when harvesting
  • Curing
  • Refrigerator

 

Year Variety Date Planted Date Harvested Days to Harvest Yield (lbs/sq. ft)
 2016 Cabernet  9/20
 2016 Pontiac  9/20
 2016 Bridger  9/20
 2016 Electric Red  9/20

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