This sweet, firm onion has straw-colored skin and yellowish flesh that matures into a very uniform shape and size. Similar to Copra, yet slightly larger with an overall higher-yield, Patterson has an extremely long shelf life allowing for months of fresh, flavorful eating! 104 DAYS.
Plant counts: A bunch contains 55-75 plants.
Allium cepa ‘Patterson’
Height: 6 – 10
Spacing: 5 – 6 inches between plants.
Depth:Seeds: 1/2 inch. Start seed indoors, in late Winter, 8 – 10 weeks before setting outdoors. Set outdoors as soon as the soil can be worked. Plant 1 inch deep. Plant the plants 1-2 inches deep.
Spread:3 – 5 inches
Light Required:Full Sun
Size: 2 Bunches
Fruit: 4 oz hard yellow storage onions.
Days To Maturity: 104 – 104 Days
Germination: 7 – 10 Days
Soil Requirements: Rich, well-drained soil.
Foliage: Green tubular foliage