Onion 'Cortland' Plants

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Cortland, is a dependable yellow storage onion that has a mild flavor and excellent shelf life.  The signature copper brown skins and white interior make this onion ideal for market sales.  Cortland has always been a strong performer in our trials, is easy for first time grower, and the average home gardener.  We use them for fresh eating, adding to casseroles, and for caramelized onions.  Cortland onions will store for 9 months if the temperature is kept at 39° Fahrenheit.  Our plants are grown in a climate controlled greenhouse and are not exposed to cold temperatures that can make them bolt(flower) for best success in the garden.
Mature Bulb Size: 3”- 5” across
Spacing: 10” - 12"
Storage: July - March
Days to Maturity: 105-110
Daylength: Long Day-Day Neutral
Offer Size: 25 plants
Fertilizer Recipe: 2 cups feather meal, 1 cup bone meal, 1 cup blood meal, and 1 cup kelp meal lightly scratched into soil before planting.  You can also use an all purpose granular fertilizer at planting.  Then, fertilize every two weeks with fish emulsion or similar product.

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