The small, snow-white bulbs are round to slightly flattened, with nice tops for bunching. Compared to Purplette, Pearl Drop is later and needs to be sown more thickly to keep the bulb and neck size small. Best at 40° and higher latitude. Avg. 8,400 seeds/oz. Packet: 1,000 seeds.
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Latin Name: Allium cepa
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CULTURE: Sow seed in early spring in 2-4" wide bands or single rows 4" apart, about 1/2" between seeds for summer type, 3/4" apart for fall type. Thinning is not necessary. Cultivate with a tine weeder. HARVEST: Loosen with fork or underminer and gather. ADAPTATION: "Minis" will bulb smaller and sooner the farther north they are grown. Suited to 40° and higher latitudes for mini cipollinis, and for small to medium onions farther south. AVG. DIRECT SEEDING RATE: 50'/5M, 80'/oz., 13 oz./1,000', 34 lb./acre at 96 seeds/ft. in 4" wide bands, in rows 12" apart. SIZED SEEDS: All seeds are unsized. SEED SPECS: SEEDS/LB.: 110,000-140,000 (avg. 125,000). PACKET: 1,000 seeds.