Dakota Tears onion CERTIFIED ORGANIC seed

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Dakota Tears onion CERTIFIED ORGANIC seed

Open-pollinated, yellow-skinned, firm fleshed storage onion with a robust onion flavor.

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(100 seeds; 112 days) Open-pollinated, yellow-skinned, firm fleshed storage onion with robust onion flavor. Bred in the 1980-90s by David Podoll, Dakota Tears is continuously selected for vigor, size, long-term storability, disease and insect resistance. Averaging 12 oz each with medium-thick necks. Dakota Tears was honored by Organic Gardening magazine as one of ten outstanding plants in their 2010 variety trials. Growing Notes- - For transplant seedlings: sow indoors 6 weeks before desired transplanting date; Planting depth: 1/4 inch; Avg. Days to Germ.: 7-10. Transplant outdoors with 4 inch spacing between plants. For direct seeding: 10 seeds per foot in rows 18 inches apart. Plant 1/4 inch deep; thin to 4 inch spacings. Days to Maturity (after transplant): 112.


Lifecycle:1    (0: N/A, 1: annual, 2: perennial, 3: biennial)
Container Planting:no

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Certified organic, northern-grown, open-pollinated, vegetable seed! We are professional seed growers. Our seed is selected every growing season for high germination rates, seedling vigor, hardiness, agronomic performance, quality traits, and taste. We are continually selecting and adapting our varieties to a changing environment. Varieties that are well adapted to evolving disease and pest cycles are critical to organic farming systems. Our goal is high-performance seed that pays you back in high quality production!

Prairie Road Organic Seed is certified organic by International Certification Services.