Red Burgundy Onions are a medium-size red onion variety with a purple-red flesh.
It is a flavorful onion variety standard that stores well, especially when kept dry and ventilated. A great onion to use for cooking!
- Flavor: Mild, sweet flavor.
- Preparation Ideas: Great for cooking really any dish.
- Plant Type: Vegetable
- Fill Weight (grams): 1.7
- Grows Best In: Full Sun
- Days to Germination: 10-12 Days
- Days to Maturity: 100 Days
- Growth Type: Short day
- Planting Depth: .5"
- Seed Spacing: Sow Red Burgundy Onions seeds approximately 3" apart in rows.
Instructions: You can start Red Burgundy Onions seeds indoors 8-10 weeks before transplanting outdoors. When transplanting, clip onion plants to 3" and plant 2" deep. Or sow onion seeds directly in the garden when the ground can be worked, placing 2"-3" seeds per inch. Thin to 3" apart when the plants are 6" tall. Harvest onions by pulling bulbs when the tops are brown and dry.
Suggestions: Fertile, moist soil enriched with compost is best for onion production. Onions ward-off many insect pests around lettuce, cabbage and carrots. Use thinnings as green onions.