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70-110 Days to maturity. Allium cepa. Southport White Globe Onion Seeds. Non-GMO, annual, open-pollinated, heirloom, cold tolerant, bulbing, long-day onion. Suitable for growing in greenhouses, garden plots, and raised beds. Southport Onion produces medium size white globe-shaped onions. They are firm and pungent onions great for cooking, imparting a nice strong onion flavor to your favorite recipes. 9,000/ounce.
First listed by Charles Johnson in 1906 as being grown in the U.S. Southport white globe is also know as "Silver Ball" and "White Rocca".
Southport Onion produces medium size white globe shaped onions. They are a firm and pungent onion great for cooking imparting a nice strong onion flavor to your favorite recipes. A standard white processing onion and great for farmers market. Suitable for home gardens and market growers. Young onions can be pulled up and used as scallions (65 days). A long day onion for the Northern states. Southport onion is still one of the best white keepers available today.
TIP: Globe onions require a light, fertile, well-drained soil that is rich in Organic matter. All onions will benefit from bone meal and wood ashes worked into this soil.<.p>
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Technically a tender perennial, but almost always grown as an annual, unless specifically grown for seed.
Days to Maturity:
Days to Germination:
Bulbing - Bulbing onions are growing for the bulb or globe they produce.
Yes Start Indoors 8-10 weeks before last frost date.
Onion Day Length:
Long Day - Long Day Onions need 14 to 15 hours of daylight to form a bulb. If you plan to grow in more Northern US states with hard winters, Long Day Onions are your best choice. Typically planted in spring for mid to late summer harvest.
Late - Ready for harvest around 101 days or more from direct sowing to harvesting.
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