Clear Dawn Onion VON-4575
Longest-keeping non-hybrid storage onion.
Clear Dawn has become a byword for quality.
Customers have been requesting this, and we are pleased to bring it to you.Bred by Biodynamic farmers out of the hybrid Copra, and lovingly maintained for quality. Very firm, 8-10 oz onions with golden brown skin and small necks. Long-day length and best as a storage or keeper onion.
BOTANICAL NAME: Allium cepa
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS:Start seed in flats very early in the season, typically at least 2 months before last frost. Transplant seedlings 4" apart after hard frosts are over. Will grow best in a fairly rich light loam with plenty of organic matter (compost, etc). Soil must be kept moist. Keep well weeded. This onion grows to a large size. Matures in about 14-17 weeks. When tops start to yellow, cease watering. Harvest when tops are dead, and cure in a shady airy place for 2 weeks before storing.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: W/Matures 14-17/Harvest 0-6/Yield 200-600/Spacing 4"