CERTIFIED ORGANIC 1 packet (100 seeds)
Allium cepa (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.
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.
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This variety was bred on our farm, is designated OPEN SOURCE, and is registered as an OSSI-pledged variety and seed. You have the freedom to use these OSSI-Pledged seeds in any way you choose. In return, you pledge not to restrict others’ use of these seeds or their derivatives by patents or other means, and to include this pledge with any transfer of these seeds or their derivatives.