General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 12-18 Inches
Plant Spread: 6-10 inches
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Dynamic Accumulator: K (Potassium)
Ca (Calcium)
Na (Sodium)
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Gophers/Voles
Propagation: Seeds: Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Bees
Various insects

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Common names
  • Onion
  • Short-Day Onion

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Location: Augusta GA
Date: 2021-05-28
Location: Augusta GA
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Date: 2020-10-05
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Date: 2021-03-14
Comments:
  • Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on May 23, 2021 6:32 AM concerning plant:
    Early white short day onion. Medium size. Greater tendency to bolt than most varieties, about 10 percent. In contrast I seldom have bolting and Chiante grown under the same conditions did not bolt. Really good germination and vigorous plant. Under my conditions , the open pollinated Numex Radiance performed better. White Phantom is a better keeper holding almost two months longer.

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