Red Creole Onion
Allium cepa ‘Red Creole’
- Type: Vegetable, Heirloom
- Zone: 3 – 11
- Height: 24 – 36 Inches
- Width: 3 – 4 Inches
- Sun: Full Sun
- Soil: Well-Drained, pH 6.0 – 6.5
- Days to Maturity: 110
Red Creole Onion is an heirloom, open-pollinated variety. At maturity, you will find yourself with a dark red, globe-shaped, pungent onion about 3-4 inches in diameter. This is a short-day onion that performs well in southern climates. Once harvested and cured, these onions will store for 2-3 month
Red Creole can be direct-seeded or transplanted, although transplanting is recommended. Transplant onions 4-6″ apart. Onions are heavy feeders and will require significant nutrient inputs throughout their lifespan.
This short-day onion is great for the South and is a good keeper. Hard, flat bulbs have spicy, red flesh. A good cooking onion or in salads. Red Creole onions are resistant to pink root rot, tolerant to other disease, have very little bolt resistance.
Red Creole has a great onion flavor and crisp texture that’s perfect for cooking or eating raw in salads. This onion has a spicy, Cajun type flavor and can be added to any dish for a bolder experience