Organic Onion, Cortland

Produces Large Uniform Rounds

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SNV8439

$2.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$2.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

Description

Please note: 2018 seeds will begin shipping in December.

Onion - Cortland - Allium cepa

Biennial Cortland is the new onion on the block, developed from Prince and Copra for even longer storage. Orange-yellow, thick skin on large, uniform, round onions, 3-4" diameter. Tolerant of pink root and fusarium. Long day length onion.

Did You Know? Ancient Egyptians venerated the onion and believed its round shape and concentric rings symbolized eternity.

Soil and Water: Plant in well-fertilized, moderately moist soil.

Planting and Growing: Sow seeds indoors in flats in early spring or sow seed outdoors as soon as the soil is workable. Cover seeds with 1/4" of fine soil. Allow 6"-18" between rows. When seedlings reach 4" tall, thin or transplant 6" apart. Thinnings can be eaten like green onions. Cut off seed heads as they form.

Harvesting and Storage: When mature, bend the tops, expose the bulb and let it stay in the ground until the leaves turn brown. Lift bulbs from the soil, braid tops, and hang outside in the shade to dry for at least 7 days. Store in ventilated, cool, dry area.

Soil Temperature: 65-85°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"-1/2"
Germination: 4-10 Days
Height At Maturity: 2'-3'
Days to Maturity: 105-110 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 4"-6"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 100 Seeds

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Features

  • Open-Pollinated

Characteristics

Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Life Cycle Biennial Planting Time Spring
Approximate Harvest Time Late Summer Ideal Soil Temperature 65-85°F
Days to Maturity 90 - 120 Days Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Herbaceous Starting Location Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant
Plant Family Amaryllidaceae (Alliums) Soil pH 6.1 - 7.0
Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Life Cycle Biennial
Planting Time Spring
Approximate Harvest Time Late Summer
Ideal Soil Temperature 65-85°F
Days to Maturity 90 - 120 Days
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Herbaceous
Starting Location Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant
Plant Family Amaryllidaceae (Alliums)
Soil pH 6.1 - 7.0

Planting & Care

Soil and Water: Plant in well-fertilized, moderately moist soil.

Planting and Growing: Sow seeds indoors in flats in early spring or sow seed outdoors as soon as the soil is workable. Cover seeds with 1/4" of fine soil. Allow 6"-18" between rows. When seedlings reach 4" tall, thin or transplant 6" apart. Thinnings can be eaten like green onions. Cut off seed heads as they form.

Harvesting and Storage: When mature, bend the tops, expose the bulb and let it stay in the ground until the leaves turn brown. Lift bulbs from the soil, braid tops, and hang outside in the shade to dry for at least 7 days. Store in ventilated, cool, dry area.

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Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs. Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H

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