Onion Bulb Ringmaster Seeds

Onion Bulb Ringmaster Seeds

Allium cepa var. cepa

Item #0204

Long day. 120 days. An improved variety of White Sweet Spanish, Ringmaster has larger, softball-sized bulbs with more useable, firm white rings surrounding a single center. The sweet and mild flavor is perfect for cooking and of course, making delicious deep-fried onion rings. Bulbs keep in storage for 4 to 5 months. Resistant to pink root disease.

This packet sows up to 30 ft.

Seedling Image

Days to Emerge:
7-15 days

Seed Depth:

A group of 2 seeds every 6"

Row/Mound Spacing:

When 2" tall,
thin to
1 every 6"

When to sow outside: 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost, or as soon as soil can be worked; when soil temperature is at least 45°F.

When to start inside: RECOMMENDED. 10 to 12 weeks before average last frost. Transplant outdoors 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost. The earlier the start, the bigger/earlier the bulb is produced. Ideal soil temperature is 60°-85°F.

Harvesting: When onion tops have fallen over and turned yellow or brown, they are ready for harvest. Harvest in the morning, lifting onions with a garden fork. Dry them in the garden in the sun for 2 to 3 days, lightly covering the bulbs with straw, or the tops of other onions to prevent sunscald. Cure onions for 3 to 7 days in a dry area with good air circulation. Once dry, cut the roots to 1/4", and the greens to 1" to create a seal to prevent entrance of decay organisms.

Artist: Marjorie Leggitt

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