Bulbs up to 4-inches in diameter
Adds color and crunch to sandwiches
The unique hard texture of this versatile red makes it the ideal storing onion. Large roots grow to 4 in. in diameter on strong, vigorous plants. Red Zeppelin Onion, a long-day variety, adapts easily to different environments; resists Crown Rot and other diseases for high yields. An excellent choice for adding color, crunch and flavor to sandwiches and salsa during fall and winter. Long-day onions, like Red Zeppelin, begin forming bulbs when daylight lasts 14-16 hours. They usually store well for many months. Because summer daylight hours are longer in the North, long-day onions are usually grown in the North. 90 DAYS.
Plant counts: A bunch contains 55-75 plants.
Allium cepa ‘Red Zeppelin’
Height:6 – 10 inches
Spacing:4 – 6 inches between plants, 12 – 24 inches between rows.
Depth:1/4 – 1/2 inch deep.
Spread:3 – 5 inches.
Light Required:Full Sun
Fruit:Dark red skin. Large 4 inch diameter hard onions.
Days To Maturity:90 Days
Soil Requirements:Rich, well-drained soil.
Growth Rate:Moderate growth rate.
Foliage:Green strap-like foliage.