Saffron F1 Hybrid is a large, yellow intermediate/long day Grano onion with excellent storage capabilities. This is an early variety with a refined neck and beautiful dark yellow-bronze skin. Highly single centered. Will do well in North Carolina and in the Northern US.
9,000 seeds/oz.; 3-4 lbs./acre; 10 days, 70°F.
Intermediate/Long-Day onions are onions that bulb up with 10-14 hours of daylight.
Sow directly in the field or early in containers. Cut plants back by half if they stretch in containers. Allium cepa unless otherwise noted.