Red Burgundy Onion Seeds – Short

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Plant Red Burgundy Onion Seeds for a stunning harvest in just 100 days. Perfect for southern gardens, these short-day onions offer a mild, sweet flavor and eye-catching red bulbs. Ideal for fresh culinary uses like salads and garnishes, enhancing both taste and health benefits.

(Approximately 300 premium seeds in each packet.)

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Red Burgundy Onion Seeds – Short

Introducing the Red Burgundy Onion, a delightful variety for your garden. These non-GMO, heirloom onion seeds are perfect for producing a visually stunning and flavorful addition to your culinary creations.


  • Days to Maturity: Ready to harvest in 100 days.
  • Onion Characteristics: Produces flattened bulbs with a diameter of 3-4 inches, featuring dark red skin and off-white flesh with red rings.
  • Flavor Profile: Known for their mild and sweet taste, perfect for a variety of dishes.

Growing Guide:

  • Sowing: Plant seeds 0.25 inch deep, spacing them 3-6 inches apart. Optimal germination temperature is 66-70°F.
  • Soil and Watering: Prefers fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Regular watering is key, as onions are prone to mildew and rot.
  • Hardiness Zone: Suitable for Zones 2-9, grown as an annual unless for seed production.

Culinary Uses:

  • Ideal for eating raw in salads, sandwiches, or cooked in stir-frys. Also produces delicious green onions, great as a garnish.

Health Benefits:

  • High in sulfur, quercetin, and other nutrients that protect against cancers, heart disease, and allergies.

Garden Benefits:

  • Short-day onions, best for southern gardens (Zones 8-9). Excellent for companion planting, particularly effective in deterring insect pests near lettuce, cabbage, and carrots.
  • Not suited for long-term storage, best enjoyed fresh.

Additional Information:

  • Originating from central Asia, Red Burgundy Onions are a traditional choice, adding both color and flavor to your garden and kitchen.

Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or just starting, Red Burgundy Onion Seeds offer a unique and rewarding gardening experience with delicious culinary rewards.


Frequently Asked Questions About Red Burgundy Onions

  1. How do you grow Red Burgundy onion seeds? To grow Red Burgundy onion seeds, start them indoors 8-10 weeks before the last frost date or sow directly in the garden soon after the frost risk is over. Plant the seeds 0.25 inch deep in fertile, well-drained soil and space them 3-6 inches apart. They prefer a sunny location and require a soil temperature of 66-70°F for optimal germination. Ensure regular watering and avoid overwatering to prevent mildew and rot. These onions typically mature in about 100 days.
  2. What zone is Red Burgundy onion in? Red Burgundy onion seeds are suitable for growing in USDA Hardiness Zones 2-9. They are technically tender perennials but are usually grown as annuals, unless specifically grown for seed. They are a short-day onion variety, making them ideal for southern regions, particularly Zones 8-9.
  3. Are Red Burgundy onions short or long day? Red Burgundy onions are a short-day variety. Short-day onions require around 10+ hours of daylight to form bulbs and are best suited for southern regions of the United States with mild winters.
  4. Where did Red Burgundy onions come from? The exact origin of Red Burgundy onions isn’t specified, but like other onion varieties, they likely originated in central Asia. Over the years, they have been cultivated and adapted to various growing conditions, making them a popular choice in gardens, particularly in southern regions due to their short-day nature.
Weight .4 oz

Approximately 300 premium seeds in each packet.

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