(Allium cepa L)
Onion is a hardy biennial from southern parts of Russia and Iran. It was disseminated by the Indo-European peoples during their numerous migrations. Very ancient forms of Onion are still for sale in Middle Eastern markets.
‘Red Burgundy’ is a short day onion with smooth, glossy, purplish red skin and white flesh.
‘Red Creole’ is a short day onion with red flesh, tough outer scales, and flattened globe shaped bulbs.
‘Ringmaster’ is a long day onion with large, white globe shaped bulbs.
‘White Sweet Spanish’ is an intermediate day onion with a large white globe shaped bulb and firm flesh.