Package of Johnny's Selected Seeds
Package of Johnny's Selected Seeds

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Purplette (OG)
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Purplette (OG)

499G

Product ID: 499G

Early, purple-red-skinned mini onion.

These flavorful specialty onions mature early and hold well. Purplette is a glossy rich burgundy, transforming to a nice pastel pink when cooked or pickled. Can be harvested at golf ball size or very young as baby bunching onions with purple pearl ends. Best at 40° and higher latitude. Organically grown. Avg. 115,000 seeds/lb. Packet: 1,000 seeds.

Product Price Qty
499GPacket  $3.95 
499G1/2 Ounce  $9.25 
499G1 Ounce  $16.45 
499G1/4 Pound  $40.85 
499G1 Pound  $133.35 

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Days to Maturity or Bloom:   60

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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Growing Information

Onions



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.


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