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Onion 'Stuttgart giant'

Allium cepa var. cepa

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Stuttgart giant is a variety of Onion which is a member of the Allium family. Its botanical name is Allium cepa var. cepa 'Stuttgart giant'. This variety is a Vegetable that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Stuttgart giant is known for growing to a height of approximately 45.0 cm (that's 1.46 feet in imperial).

Stuttgart giant 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 Stuttgart giant have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Stuttgart giant

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Stuttgart giant is generally regarded as a very hardy plant, so this plant will typically do well in a variety of different extremes of cold temperature. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Stuttgart giant are Zone 3 and Zone 10. Stuttgart giant needs a loamy, clay and sandy soil with a ph of 6.0 to 7.0 (weakly acidic soil to neutral soil).

Growing Stuttgart giant from seed

Sow at a depth of approx. 0.98 inches (2.5 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) between Onion plants. For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 13°C / 55°F.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Stuttgart giant about 28 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Stuttgart giant

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

Harvesting Stuttgart giant

Other Names for Onion 'Stuttgart giant'

Stuttgarter riesen, Stuttgarten Riesen, Stuttgarten Giant, Stuttgarter Giant, Stuttgarter Riesen, Yellow Stuttgarter