Onion- Purplette

Allium cepa


Standard seed packet, 60 seeds

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Onion- Purplette

Allium cepa


  • Early cropping variety
  • Great for pickling


This early maturing miniature onion has purple skin which turns pink when cooked. Good variety for picking. Best harvested when bulb is 5cm. Can be used as bunching onion. Best suited to cooler climates.


How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 5mm
When: Autumn and winter
Germination: 7-10 days @ 20-25°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Hardy Biennial (usually grown as an annual)
Row Spacing: 20cm
Plant Spacing: 10cm
Position: Full sun, well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 60 days
*Notes: Harvest when golf-ball sized.

(Product number: G8-08)
Seeds per gram: 250 seeds


SKU G8-08
Shipping Weight 0.0007kg
Botanical name: Allium cepa
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 60 seeds
Seeds per gram: 250

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