Onion 'Red baron'
Allium cepa var. cepa
Belonging to the Allium genus (Allium cepa var. cepa 'Red baron'), Red baron is a variety of Onion.
Shiny red bulbs, with good, strong flavourRed baron grows as a Perennial and is a Vegetable. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Red baron is known for growing to a height of approximately 45.0 cm (that's 1.46 feet in imperial).
Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Red baron Onion is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.
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How to grow Onion 'Red baron'
Weed onions as they grow to keep competition to a minimum, water as the bulb develops.
Stores well, select only sound bulbs to plait into a string
Growing Red baron from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Red baron about 28 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Red baron
Can also be grown from sets, planted as soon as the soil is workable in early springAs Red baron is very hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.
Harvesting Red baron
Onion 'Red baron' information
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