5 popular varieties of white onions

Imagine, it so happens that onions do not have a burning taste and do not cause tears when sliced. White onions are ideal for adding to salads. What his varieties experienced gardeners regard as the best.

We offer to get acquainted with 5 suitable options.

Alba

Are you dreaming to grow a sort of onion that will be stored for a long time? Then choose Albu. Her bulbs can remain juicy and beautiful up to six months. This medium late variety (120-130 days) is ideal for salads. And round white bulbs weigh 70-80 g on average, and when creating a plant, ideal conditions can even reach 180-200 g.

 

UseTasteGrowing methodBulb weight (g)Recumbency

 
semi-sharp

 

 70-80

great

Comet F1

Hard to believe, but 100 g of the flesh of this hybrid contains 8.2% sugar. This is a lot - in the same amount of watermelon pulp, for example, about 10% sugar. Round, sweet, white outside and inside the bulb Comet F1 great for salads with fresh vegetables.

Such a mid-late (120-125 days) hybrid can be stored for up to six months, it is also absolutely not afraid of pink rot and fusarium.

 

UseTasteGrowing methodBulb weight (g)Recumbency
 

semi-sharp

 

50-70 

great

Nevada

If you really want to treat yourself to an early white onion, choose a grade Nevada. He needs only 95 days to fully mature. Such round onions can be safely cut both in a salad and added to your favorite blanks. And of course, another indisputable advantage of this variety is excellent keeping quality (up to 7 months).

 

UseTasteGrowing methodBulb weight (g)Recumbency
 

semi-sharp

 

75-90 

great

Snowball

Want to be up-to-date and follow the latest trends in fishing? Then choose a grade Snowball. Today, many gardeners can boast an excellent harvest of this onion. A distinctive feature of this variety is that the external scales of this round white bulb are even more juicy than the internal ones. Variety refers to the medium early, which means that a good harvest will not take long to wait. Well, those who have already managed to grow more than one crop in their plot Snowball, also praise him for good keeping quality and resistance to bolting.

 

UseTasteGrowing methodBulb weight (g)Recumbency
 

semi-sharp

 

 120-200  

average

F1 sterling

Summer residents love this medium late hybrid for large bulbs and excellent yield. Compared with previous varieties, round pearl-white bulbs F1 sterling stored slightly less (only 3-4 months), but they are not inferior to their predecessors in taste. Well, resistance to fusarium and pink rot allows the hybrid rightfully to occupy an honorable place in our top.

 

UseTasteGrowing methodBulb weight (g)Recumbency
 

semi-sharp

 

60-200 

average

The famous French onion soup, mouth-watering onion rings in batter - white onions are simply made for these dishes. Smooth spherical bulbs grow one to one - to the delight of you and for the admiration of neighbors. In addition, this bow can be cleaned and cut without shedding tears. We hope you have already agreed that white onions are the culture that is missing in your garden. You just have to choose the best of the best varieties.

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