Red Creole Onion 100g (Pop Vriend)
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Red Creole Onion 100g (Pop Vriend)

Original price was: ₦8,000.Current price is: ₦7,000.

Red Creole Onion 100g  is an heavy yielding standard variety of onion for the tropics. It possess a very good firmness fruit, pungent and of good storage ability.

Onion is of short-day open pollinated seeds. It is produced by an Pop Vriend, an international seed company based in the Netherlands.

Product Feature:

  • Maturity: Mid-late
  • Exterior Colour: Red
  • Bulb Shape: Thick Flat
  • Maturity days: 130-190 days
  • Bulb Size: Medium
  • Seed rate: 5-8kg/ha
  • Average no of seeds per 100g: 28,000
  • Approx. days to emergence: 10 days
  • Estimated yield: 25-30mt/ha
  • Package size: 100g
Red Creole Onion 100g (Pop Vreind)

Original price was: ₦8,000.Current price is: ₦7,000.

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Red Creole Onion 100g (Pop Vriend)

Red Creole Onion is an heavy yielding standard variety of onion for the tropics. It possess a very good firmness fruit, pungent and of good storage ability.

Onion is of short-day open-pollinated seeds. It is produced by an Pop Vriend, an international seed company based in the Netherlands.

Characteristics Of Red Creole Onion 100g (Pop Vriend)

  • Well adapted to the tropic climatic conditions
  • Matures 130 to 190 days from transplanting
  • Bulbs are thick flat shapes and medium size
  • Yield potential of 25 to 30 mt per ha
  • Good storage quality
  • Deep red colour
  • Early germination

Benefits Of Onion

  • Red onions are rich in anthocyanins, which are powerful plant pigments that may protect against heart disease such as high blood pressure, elevated triglyceride levels.
  • It is also used for other skin conditions and to prevent cancer.
  • Reduce lung tightness in people with asthma.
  • Onion is most commonly used for scarring.
  • It also reduces levels of cholesterol and sugar in the blood.
  • Onions are low in calories yet high in nutrients, including vitamin C, B vitamins and potassium.

Growing Onions Seeds

  • Planting onion seeds can take more time, so germinate your seeds indoors first to get the process going: Onion plants grow well in raised beds or raised rows at least 4 inches high.
  • Start them indoors about 6 weeks before you plan to transplant them to the garden.
  • Select a location with full sun, the more energy they can get from the sunlight, the larger their bulbs can grow.
  • At planting time, add about an inch of compost to the bottom of each row before planting.
  • Fertilize every few weeks with nitrogen to get big bulbs. Cease fertilizing when the onions push the soil away and the bulbing process has started.
  • Once bulbs have started to develop, mulch with a light ½-inch layer of straw.
  • Pull any onions that send up flower stalks; this means that the bulbs have stopped growing. These onions will not store well but can be used in recipes within a few days.

Note: Planting Guide in planting Red Creole Onion Seeds (Pop Vriend)

  • Planting distances within row should be 5-10cm.
  • Planting distances between rows should be 30-45cm.
  • The average planting Depth should be 2.5cm.
  • Optimum pH is around 6.0 to 6.8.
  • The preferred soil type is free-draining friable loam.
  • Crop rotation is necessary.

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