Rio Amarillo F1 Hybrid is a large, Grano with a rounded top-globe shape. This onion features yellow-brown skin and its flesh is mild and firm. Rio Amarillo is successful under arid growing conditions and also has good bolting tolerance, high bulb uniformity and high yield potential. Very early maturity.
9,000 seeds/oz.; 3-4 lbs./acre; 10 days, 70°F.
Short-Day onions are onions that require 10-12 hrs of daylight. Short day onions are recommended for southern states.
Sow directly in the field or early in containers. Cut plants back by half if they stretch in containers. Allium cepa unless otherwise noted.