Howard F. Schwartz/Colorado State University/Bugwood.org
These mild-flavored onions are a little bit sweeter than white onions. They are great on salads and sandwiches.
Size: Varies by season; each leaf represents a ring of onion.
Water requirements: More water equals stronger flavor.
Soil requirements: Well-drained soil; pH between 6.2 and 6.8.
When to plant: Just before the last frost and after the soil has dried.
Where to plant: Can be planted close together: between eight to 10 onions per foot.
When to harvest: 110 to 125 days from seed.
Product storage: Use in salads or for pickling; store in a mesh bag in a cool, dry place after drying.
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