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Onion 'White Sweet Spanish'

Allium cepa var. cepa

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White Sweet Spanish is a variety of Onion which is a member of the Allium family. Its botanical name is Allium cepa var. cepa 'White Sweet Spanish'. White Sweet Spanish grows as a Perennial and is a Vegetable. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). White Sweet Spanish is known for growing to a height of approximately 45.0 cm (that's 1.46 feet in imperial).

White Sweet Spanish 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 White Sweet Spanish have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow White Sweet Spanish

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Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. White Sweet Spanish is generally regarded as a very hardy plant, so this plant will tend to survive through freezing conditions. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with White Sweet Spanish are Zone 3 and Zone 10. White Sweet Spanish needs a loamy, clay and sandy soil with a ph of 6.0 to 7.0 (weakly acidic soil to neutral soil).

Growing White Sweet Spanish 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). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 13°C / 55°F.

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

Transplanting White Sweet Spanish

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

Harvesting White Sweet Spanish