top of page
Onion - Southport, Red Globe (seeds)
  • Onion - Southport, Red Globe (seeds)

    PriceFrom $0.90
    Tax Included |

     Let’s dive into the Southport Red Globe Onion




    Heirloom Variety

    The Southport Red Globe Onion is an heirloom variety believed to have originated in the town of Southport, North Carolina, USA.


    First Released

    It was first released in 1873 and remains one of the best onion varieties.


    Bulb Characteristics


    Size: Medium-sized, globe-shaped bulbs.


    Color: Deep red skin with glossy, purple-red flesh.


    Flavor: Pungent but not overly spicy.


    Storage: Excellent for storage; one of the best keepers among red onions.


    Resistance: Carries some resistance to fusarium rot.


    Growing Conditions


    Days to Maturity: Approximately 120 days for spring/summer crops, 210-240 days for fall/winter crops.


    Hardiness: Hardy; suitable for cold, cool, and warm climates.


    Outdoor Growing Temperature: 55°F - 80°F.


    Min Outdoor Soil Temperature: 50°F.


    Start Indoors: Yes.


    Start Outdoors: Yes.


    Light: Requires a minimum of 6 hours of sunlight daily.


    Water: Moderate water requirements.


    Feeder: Light feeder.


    Disease Resistance: Some resistance to fusarium rot.


    Taste Profile: Pungent flavor.


    Height: 24.0 - 36.0 inches.


    Diameter: 2.0 - 4.0 inches.


    Hardiness Zone: 3-11.


    Small Gardens and Containers: Yes, it grows well in containers and small spaces.


    Beneficial Insects: Does not attract beneficial insects.


    Fun Fact: Deer do not like these onions, making them a great border plant in your garden.


    Feel free to plant these flavorful Southport Red Globe Onions in your garden!

    • Seeds Per Pack

      Single Pack: approx 100

      Large Pack: approx 450

    No Reviews YetShare your thoughts. Be the first to leave a review.
    bottom of page