TEXAS EARLY GRANO 502 ONION

$1.50

Brief description:

Texas Early Grano Onions are a short day variety with good yields of very sweet onions. These extra-sweet softball-sized early Vidalia-type onions have thin straw-colored skin with white flesh, that has a supremely mild flavor, so sweet they can be eaten like an apple! These onions are excellent fresh or cooked and have a short to moderate storage life. This variety is quite a disease resistant and should be ready to pick in 110-175 days.

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Texas Early Grano PRR 502
Days to Full Maturity: 175 Days
Non-GMO – Heirloom – High Germination Rate

Minimum Seed Count: 200

Texas Early Grano Onion forms large globe-shaped Vidalia-type onions. Fine eating quality, nicely uniform with white flesh. Texas Early Grano Onion has a nice flavor that is not too pungent.

How to grow:

Since onions take a few months to mature from seed, gardeners with a short growing season may want to start their seed indoors. Plant the Texas Early Grano sweet onion seeds for sale 1/2″ deep in a flat 2-3 months before the last frost date; keep the soil moist and at room temperature. When the tops begin to flop over, cut them off to 3″ to focus the growing on the roots. Four weeks before the last frost or when the soil reaches at least 50 degrees F, transplant the seedlings 6″ apart in rows 12″ apart. For direct sowing, sow three seeds per inch 1/2″ deep in light, rich soil and full sun. Thin the seedlings 2-6″ apart, depending on the desired size. Onions need moisture especially in their first several weeks of growth, and they cannot fight against weeds; mulching onions can help with both moisture and weed control. Texas Early Grano onions are quite a disease resistant. Thinned onions can be transplanted or used for fresh eating. For companion planting benefits, plant onions with members of the cabbage family, lettuce, or tomatoes; avoid planting onions with peas or beans. In areas with warmer winters, these onion seeds for sale may be grown as a fall or winter crop.

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