Dating as far back as the 1700’s as “Large Red”, then renamed by onion growers of Wethersfield Massachusetts in the 1850’s. These slightly flattened deep red pleasant pungent flavored onions have concentric circles of red and are loved by gardeners everywhere. These are long day onions suited best for Northern regions where the summer days are long
Sow seeds 1/4″ deep, indoors 4 weeks before last frost. Transplant or sow directly outdoors 4-6″ apart in full sun, when ground is warm and all chance of frost has past. Will benefit from light shallow weeding and mulching to keep soil temperatures down.