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Allium haematochiton ~ Red Skinned Onion

Allium haematochiton grows up to a foot tall. The flower heads of the Red Skinned Onion can get to an inch. Allium haematochiton grows in well drained soil. The Red Skinned Onion can be planted by seed or bulbs. Seed planting is best done in the Fall with the first significant rains. Plant bulbs with about an inch of soil over the top. Allium haematochiton is native to California an other western states.

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Allium haematochiton, Red Skinned Onion