Utah Yellow Sweet Spanish Onion
Maturity Date: 100 days
These are Heirloom, long-day, late-maturing, large, globe shaped, fairly mild and sweet onions. Their skin is brownish yellow. The Utah Yellow Sweet Spanish onion is one of the finest sweet onions you can grow. It's a great keeper for storage and will stay fresh for about three months. These are cold tolerant, so you can plant them to six weeks before your last frost date.
Basic planting instructions: Plant about a half inch down. The spacing depends on the size your going after. If you are wanting smaller to mid size bulbs, plant closer together; if you're looking for larger bulbs, space farther apart.
Harvesting instructions: As with most root crops, you will want to water a little bit to loosen the ground before you pull them up. If you are desiring to store your Yellow Sweet Spanish onion, bend over the tops of them to harden them. You can gently use a manure fork.
Eating your harvest: These will make awesome onion rings. They pronounced rings that are firm and you can't find in other sweet onions. Don't forget to use the tops!
How much seed to get: If you have a smaller garden or have many different varieties of onions, just get a pack or two. Anything bigger, you should get an ounce or two. To our farmers market friends, you should get an ounce for every market that you do. The tops grow over two feet on the Yellow Sweet Spanish.