Onion - scallion - Deep Purple

Type:

Allium

cepa

A bunch of Deep Purple scallions with green tops & purple bases, held in hand

Excellent for salads and cooking, retains color through cold and warm growing conditions.

For larger edible portion, transplant 8-18" tall, pencil-thick seedlings into holes 6" deep.  Alternatively, during growing period, hill soil around plants 2-3 times, higher with each hoeing. This forces leaves higher up the plant resulting in extra-long blanched stalks.

Size

-0.5

Mature Plant Size

10-12"

Color

deep red-purple

Flavor

aromatic sweet zing
Annual

Days to Maturity

60 days
Open pollinated

Water

moderate

Exposure

Full sun

SMSF Zone

  • A
  • B
  • C