Onions

Onions

Onions add that extra kick to many meals. Started early enough onions are easy to grow and take up little space in the garden. There are several shapes, colors and taste to choose from! Sow seed indoors or grow from onion sets.

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The Walla Walla Sweet is a mild onion that can actually be eaten raw like an apple! This juicy, sweet, regional favorite has a non-pungent aroma. The variety is the only sweet and mild onion for long summer days in the northern two-thirds of the country. Walla Walla Sweet was brought to Washington state from Corsica around the turn of the century.

The Red Karmen Onion Set is a delicious zesty, ruby red onion! Why take the time to start your onions from seed when you can have an already started onion set? Harvest the Red Karmen onion sets a couple months earlier.

The Tokyo Long Bunching Onion is a tender bunching type, loved by many chefs! This long variety grows an upright single stalk with dark green leaves little, white crisp bulbs. This tender and tasty onion is also heat tolerant.

The large, high yielding Stuttgarter Yellow is an excellent tasting onion, raw or cooked! This variety is solid with a glossy, brown skin with a deliciously crisp and yellow flesh. Stuttgarter yellow VERY RESISTANT to running to seed in unfavorable weather.

Candy Onion can grow just about anywhere from the far North to the deep South! Neither a long-day (Northern) nor short-day (Southern) variety, this variety is a "mid-day" or day-neutral variety. This variety is a hybrid onion that is earlier, larger and more flavorful. No matter where you live, you can enjoy these huge, savory yellow onions with a delicious sharp-to-sweet flavored flesh. These onions can be stored for months.

The Cipollini Yellow is an unique coin shaped yellow onion. This variety can be grown and perform well in most US latitudes. Cipollini Yellow has good pungency, but is still sweet. This onion is larger and flatter than most pearl onions, making it a great choice for any cooking or braising use. Cipollini Yellow is also excellent when used in crafts like braiding and has excellent storage ability for a small onion.

The Texas Early Grano 502 PRR Onion has a uniform white flesh with a delicious eating quality! This onion variety produces a large globe shaped vidalia-type onion that has a nice flavor that is not too pungent.  Texas Early Grano 502 PRR is a short day variety, but works well as an indeterminate day variety of onion as well. This onion also has a tolerance to pink root rot (PRR.) History: Texas Early Grano 502 PRR was released by the Texas Agricultural Experimental Station in 1944. in 1933, the Texas onion breeding program began, which was to produce the Mother "Grano 502" which was in the parentage of all SuperSweet onions such as Granex (Vidalia, Maui Maui and NoonDay) and the Texas 1015Y.