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Onion Varieties for Central Texas


Quick Day Onion Varieties for Central Texas:

“Quick-day” onion varieties stop forming leaves and start forming bulbs when the day size reaches 10-12 hours, and are finest for Southern Gardens. The next varieties have confirmed to be the perfect for Central Texas.

 

 

1015Y:  This globe-shaped onion as much as 6” vast is known as after the perfect date the seed is planted (October 15). The off-white flesh is nice and nice for cooking, salads, and so on. It takes  about 115 days from planting to reap. Storage potential is 2-3 months.

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Texas Legend : This yellow, candy, globe-shaped onion was bred from the 1015Y to have extra healthful advantages. The 6” onions mature about 10-14 days sooner than the 1015Y and take about 100-105 days from planting to reap.  Their storage potential is 3-4 months.

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White Bermuda: This candy, white 3”-4” flat formed onion matures at 85 days. It’s an heirloom selection that’s perfect for inexperienced onions and cocktail onions with a gentle taste. These take about 95 days from planting to reap of a mature bulb, however harvest of smaller onions can happen earlier. Storage potential is 2 months.

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Early Texas White: This massive (6”) candy, white globe-shaped onion has good illness resistance. It takes 105-110 days to reap and has a storage potential of 2-3 months.

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Yellow Granex: A big (5”) candy yellow onion with a semi-flat form. It’s a cross between 1015Y and Bermuda and is the onion grown in Vidalia, Georgia that has been given the title “Vidalia Onion” when grown there. Whereas they might not style precisely the identical as these grown in Georgia, they would be the sweetest onion in your backyard! These take about 90-100 days from planting to reap. Storage potential is 1-2 months.

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Southern Belle Crimson: This 4” crimson, globe-shaped onion is nice sufficient to eat recent. It has good illness and bolting resistance. These mature about 105-110 days from planting to reap. It has a storage potential of roughly 2 months.

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Crimson Creole: When you like a spicy crimson onion, this one is for you. The darkish crimson, 3”-4” onion has a spicy, Cajun taste and takes 100-110 days from planting to reap.  It has a storage potential of 6-7 months!

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