Red is a popular variety of Onion, which belongs to the Allium genus (Allium cepa var. cepa 'Red'). Blooms appear in these approximate colours: Anti-flash white. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours: Pansy purple. Leaves appear approximately as a Lincoln green and Dark olive green colour.
Onion, Welsh Red Stem is a non-bulbing, leaf onion that produces clumps of tube-like hollow leaves with large creamy white globe shaped flowers in early summer of the second season. It is a very popular cultivated vegetable and an important ingredient in Asian cooking.
In Japan it is used in miso soup and in the takoyaki dumpling dish, among others.
It is a versatile plant, the seeds can be used as sprouts, the leaves snipped for use in salads or the whole plant pulled up. It is often grown in a bunch as an ornamental plant.1
As Red Onion is a low maintanence plant, it is great for beginner gardeners and those that like gardens that don't need much overseeing.
This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Red have been kindly provided by our members.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Red about 28 days before your last frost date.