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Onion 'Red Burgundy'    

Allium cepa var. cepa

  • 28 plantings
  • 7 available for swap
  • 1 wanted
  • 26 stashed

Red Burgundy is a variety of Onion which is a member of the Allium family. Its botanical name is Allium cepa var. cepa 'Red Burgundy'. Blooms normally display as a colour very similar to   White. Its fruits normally ripen as a colour very similar to   Burgundy. Leaves usually appear in   Celadon Green colour.

Flattened globes of about 3 to 4 inches in diameter. Great for slicing as they are very mild and sweet.

This variety is a Vegetable that typically grows as an Biennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of two years. Red Burgundy is known for growing with a stemless-like habit to a height of approximately 45.0 cm (that's 1.46 feet in imperial).

Red Burgundy Onion is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Red Burgundy have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Red Burgundy

  • Full Sun

  • High

Does not do well in clay.

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water often. Red Burgundy is generally regarded as a hardy plant, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Red Burgundy are Zone 3 and Zone 10. Red Burgundy needs a loamy, clay and sandy soil with a ph of 6.0 to 7.0 (weakly acidic soil to neutral soil).

Growing Red Burgundy from seed

Barely cover with soil and keep moist.

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 3.12 inches (8.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.5 inches (1.27 cm). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 13°C / 55°F.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Red Burgundy about 15 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Red Burgundy

Keep weeds under tight control

Red Burgundy is hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

By our calculations, you should look at planting out Red Burgundy about 30 days before your last frost date.

Harvesting Red Burgundy

When the tops of the onion turn yellow or flop over it is time for harvesting these onions.

Misspellings of Onion 'Red Burgundy'

Red Burgandy