Vegetables Onions Cipollini Onions Bianca Di Maggio

Bianca Di Maggio

Onion Seed

Product ID: 2088

Johnny's selected strain of the classic Italian specialty.

Avg. 2-3" diameter x 1 1/2" depth. Market these white cipollini onions young with green tops, or mature, dried in braids. We trialed several strains from Italy to find the best. Mild flavor. Limited storage. August-October sowing is possible where winter is moderate. Approximate latitude range 35-55°. Avg. 131,500 seeds/lb. Packet: 1,000 seeds.

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Packet

$3.95
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1 Ounce

$10.80
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1/4 Pound

$23.50
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1 Pound

$70.50
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25 Pounds

$1,502.50
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CULTURE: Sow in early spring in 2-4" wide bands or single rows 4" apart, about 1/2" between seeds. Cover 1/4- 1/2". Thinning is not necessary. Keep free of weeds. As with all onions, full sun, consistent soil moisture, and a fertile soil with a pH of 6.2-6.8 is preferable.
HARVEST: Pull by the bunch whenever needed. No skin forms until 2-3 months into the season, making mini onions easy to wash and prepare.
ADAPTATION: Mini onions are smaller and earlier to bulb the further north they are grown. Suited to 40° and higher latitudes for pearl and cipollini onions for small to medium onions at lower latitudes.
AVG. DIRECT SEEDING RATE: 5M/50', 1 oz./80', 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.: 113,700-134,300 (avg. 123,300).
PACKET: 1,000 seeds.

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Quick Facts

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Latin Name
Allium cepa
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
80 Days
Life Cycle
Plants are either Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grows year after year), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits. Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated