Onion Yellow Sweet Spanish Utah

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Large round dark yellow bulbs sometimes weighing a pound or more. Sweet and mild flavoured to the point of eating them raw like an apple. Very successful if sown early in the season out-performing set-onions. Some tolerance to thrips and mildew.

  • Seed Count: 1500

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Onion Yellow Sweet Spanish Utah

Onion Yellow Sweet Spanish Utah. Large round dark yellow bulbs sometimes weighing a pound or more. Sweet and mild flavoured to the point of eating them raw like an apple. Very successful if sown early in the season out-performing set-onions. Some tolerance to thrips and mildew.

Cultivation Advice Onion Yellow Sweet Spanish Utah

Days to Germination: 10-12.

Days To Harvest: 115.

Planting Depth: 1/2″.

Spacing, Row: 18″.

Spacing, Plant: 5 inches.

  • Start in early spring indoors / heated greenhouse 8-10 weeks before transplanting outdoors.
  • When transplanting, clip plants to three inches and plant 2 inches deep.
  • Can be sown directly when ground has warmed in mid-late spring, at 2-3 seeds per inch.
  • Thin to 5 inches apart when plants are 6 inches tall.
  • Harvest by pulling bulbs when tops are brown and dry.
  • Fertile, moist soil enriched with compost is best for onion production.
  • Onions are claimed to ward off many insect pests around lettuce, cabbage and carrots.