Red-skinned onion with a mild sweet flavour for eating raw in salads and coleslaws, as well as cooking. Plant with pansies to shade the soil, keep down weeds, and give you bigger crops. Grow mint alongside to deter onion flies.
Onion California Red - Allium cepa DESCRIPTION: Red-skinned mild sweet variety for cooking and eating raw in salads and coleslaws. PLANTING: Sow in the Autumn and Winter in rich soil in a sunny spot. Lightly cover seed to 5mm. CARE: Keep moist through germination and while growing. Thin out when seedlings emerge. Water and feed regularly through the growing period. Harvest 8-10 weeks from sowing.