Onion - Full Size - Candy

Allium

cepa

shallow-planted yellow onions with green stalks

Mild, sweet onion that can be eaten raw or cooked. Slightly flattened bulbs that store well when cured properly.

Plant 6" apart in well-draining, fertile soil. Water regularly but keep tops dry.

When necks become soft and tops are falling over, pull and sun-cure 2-7 days, depending on weather. Move to protected location to finish drying. When dry, clip tops and roots and store in cool, dry location.

Size

3-5" bulbs

Mature Plant Size

10-12" tall

Color

pale yellow

Flavor

mild and sweet
Annual

Days to Maturity

100 days
Hybrid

Water

moderate to regular

Exposure

Full sun

SMSF Zone

  • A
  • B
  • C