Rio Rojo F1 Hybrid is a jumbo size onion with intensely red skin and firm, mild flesh. It is a Grano type and stores well. The plants are resistant to bolting, adaptable to most field conditions and drought resistant. Direct seed or start early and transplant. Mid-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.