CEYLON is a medium maturing thick flat to round shape red onion with high resistance to pink root disease (Pt) and intermediate resistance to Basal rot resistance (Foc).

Product Details

CEYLON has higher percentage single center bulbs, has excellent plant vigour and good root development.

  • Medium maturing (75 days)
  • Medium sized uniform and flat globe shaped bulbs
  • High disease resistance to pink root and intermediate resistance to basal rot diseases
  • Excellent internal and external deep red colour
  • Potential yield – 23tons/acre
  • High percentage (>90%) with single centered bulbs
  • Has thin neck
  • Strong healthy bulbs and root system
  • Has high bolting tolerance in short day markets
  • Quick to mature for market
  • Has pink root and basal rot resistances
  • High yield and less use of chemicals due to resistance to Pink root and basal rot ensures ROI by the grower
  • No bolting leads to 100% bulb formation of each plant
  • Excellent grade out due to uniformity of bulbs
  • Long shelf life due to thin neck leading to excellent curing after maturity
  • Great onion for making onion rings because of its single center growth habit
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