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Onion 'Red Baron'

Allium cepa 'Red Baron'

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Edible onion 'Red Baron' grown as an annual crop that has a clump-forming, upright habit. This is a mid-late maturing variety with deep red flesh, high yielding storing well.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Summer

Propagation

Seed
Seed can be sown into prepared beds or trays in spring. Onion sets can be planted directly in the spring.

Geography

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil PH preference
Alkaline
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Uses

Notes
Ideal for allotments and kitchen gardens. Suggested uses: Add to salads, Beds and borders, Flavouring food and drinks.

Personality

Family
Amaryllidaceae
Flower colour
Blue

Problems

Specific pests: Eelworm (stem and bulb) , Leek moth , Onion fly. Specific diseases: Bolting , Bull neck , Downy mildew , Neck rot , Rust , Saddleback , Shanking , Smut , White rot , White tip

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