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Seed Savers Yellow of Parma Onion Seeds
Imported from Italy. A top quality late maturing onion with golden globe-shaped bulbs weighing an average of 1 pound. One of the best for storage. Long-day type. 110 days from transplant.
Seed Savers Long Red Florence Onion Seeds
Uncommon Italian heirloom. Beautiful long bottle shaped bulbs, attractive color. Flavor is mild and sweet. Best for fresh eating. Can be sown in spring and fall in milder climates. Long-day type. 100-120 days from transplant.
Seed Savers Ailsa Craig Onion Seeds
Named after Ailsa, a small round island off the coast of Scotland that is solid rock. Introduced in 1887 by David Murray, gardener for the Marquis of Ailsa. Ailsa Craig is globe-shaped and solid. Large straw colored onions with small necks average 2 pounds. Best for fresh use, not extended storage. Long-day type. 100 days from transplant.
Seed Savers Borettana Yellow Onion Seeds
(aka Cipollini) Italian heirloom that is traditionally pickled. Flat bulbs with yellow-bronze skin grow up to 4" in diameter. Firm sweet flesh with a delicate flavor. Best used fresh during the summer; ideal for kabobs when harvested at 2" diameter. Long-day type. 60 days from transplant.
Seed Savers Organic Red Wethersfield Onion Seeds
(aka Dark Red Beauty) Listed as Large Red in 1834 by Hovey & Co. of Boston; the name Wethersfield was first ascribed to this onion around 1852 by the American Seed Garden of Wethersfield, Connecticut. Large flattened globes with purple-red skin. Mildly pungent flesh with red concentric circles. Best used for salads and garnishes, not for extended storage. Long-day type. 100 days from transplant.