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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Biennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Plant Height: 12-18 Inches
Plant Spread: 6-9 inches
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Vegetable
Edible Parts: Leaves
Eating Methods: Raw
Dynamic Accumulator: K (Potassium)
Ca (Calcium)
Na (Sodium)
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 10-14
Depth to plant seed: 1/4-1/2 inch
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Bees
Various insects

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ricelg On December 17, 2017 Seeds germinated
Began to germinate (3/12)
ricelg On December 10, 2017 Seeds sown
Indoors 12 cells
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Onion Allium cepa Red Burgundy by farmerdill Oct 2, 2019 4:43 PM 2

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