The Candy onion is adaptable to most zones around the country. Sweet and mild, they’re excellent for cooking with their large bulbs and thick white rings. As a bonus, they’re pretty much pest-free. Candy onions are a popular choice with first-time onion gardeners.
- Intermediate day onion variety
- Hardiness Zone: 3 to 9
- Days to Maturity: 85
- Pests/Diseases: root rot and mildew
- Color: white
- Flavor: sweet, mild
- Storage: store in fridge; use within a few weeks of harvest
- Uses: cooking, casseroles, sauces, pasta, sandwich garnish
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