Red Zeppelin Hybrid Onion Plants
4 inches in diameter, disease-resistant, and very widely adapted.
Red Zeppelin reaches about 4 inches in diameter, very hard with solidly packed rings of deep red enclosed in a tight skin. More amenable to environmental challenges than Red Bull, it delivers great yields every time -- blemish-free bulbs from vigorous, healthy plants. Resistant to pink root and fusarium basal rot, it's a great choice for beginning gardeners.
Its best feature, however, has got to be its storage ability. These onions last for up to 8 months after harvest, carrying you through winter AND spring without losing a bit of that spicy-sweet flavor! You will love these large, beautiful, absolutely delicious onions! Pack of 60.
|Variety||Red Zeppelin Hybrid|
|Item Form||Pack of 60|
|Days To Maturity||90|
|Fruit Diameter||4 in|
|Additional Characteristics||Easy Care Plants, Edible, Pest Fighter|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Harvest Season||Early Fall, Late Summer, Mid Fall, Mid Summer|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun|
|Moisture Requirements||Dry, Moist, well-drained|
|Resistance||Crown Rot, Disease Resistant, Pest Resistant|
|Soil Tolerance||Normal, loamy, Sandy|
|Uses||Beds, Cuisine, Outdoor|
|Restrictions||Puerto Rico, Washington, Canada, Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon|
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