New! Beautifully refined. Long, narrow onions in gorgeous pink and purple hues. Remarkably uniform bulbs resist rounding and are more slender than Red Long of Tropea's. Delicate flavor for chefs. Stunning beauty for market displays. Sow in bunches of 4–5 bulbs for easier harvests. When harvested immature, it can be peeled and bunched. At maturity, it can be cured and kept for short-term storage. Avg. 130,600 seeds/lb. Packet: 250 seeds. SCIENTIFIC NAME:Allium cepa CULTURE:Sow in early spring in 2-4" wide bands or single rows 4" apart, about 1/2" between seeds. Cover 1/4- 1/2". Thinning is not necessary. Keep free of weeds. As with all onions, full sun, consistent soil moisture, and a fertile soil with a pH of 6.2-6.8 are preferable. HARVEST:Pull by the bunch whenever needed. No skin forms until 2-3 months into the season, making mini onions easy to wash and prepare. ADAPTATION:Mini onions are smaller and earlier to bulb the further north they are grown. Suited to 40° and higher latitudes for pearl and cipollini onions, for small to medium onions at lower latitudes. AVG. DIRECT SEEDING RATE:5M/50', 1 oz./80', 13 oz./1,000', 34 lb./acre at 96 seeds/ft. in 4" wide bands, in rows 12" apart. SIZED SEEDS:All seeds are unsized. SEED SPECS:SEEDS/LB.: 113,700-134,300 (avg. 123,300). PACKET:1,000 seeds.