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Onion 'Barletta'

Allium cepa var. cepa

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'Barletta' is a Onion variety in the Allium genus with a scientific name of Allium cepa var. cepa.

A small pear onion good for use as a pickling or cocktail onion

Barletta grows as a Biennial and is a Vegetable. Being a Biennial, it tends to grow best over the course of two years. Barletta is known for growing to a height of approximately 45.0 cm (that's 1.46 feet in imperial).

Barletta 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 Barletta have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Barletta

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Keep soil moist, keep weeds under tight control.

Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Barletta is thought of as very hardy, so this plant will tend to survive through freezing conditions. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 3 - 10 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Ideally plant in loamy, clay and sandy soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 6.0 and 7.0 as Barletta likes to be in weakly acidic soil to neutral soil.

Growing Barletta from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.98 inches (2.5 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 13°C / 55°F to ensure good germination.

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

Transplanting Barletta

Will grow best in a fairly rich, light loam adequate in potassium, phosphorus, but not too much nitrogen.

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Barletta is a very hardy plant.

Harvesting Barletta

Other Names for Onion 'Barletta'

Barletta pearl, Barletta pickling, Barletta White