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Garden Onion, Edible Onion
Allium cepa 'Sweet Vidalia'

Family: Alliaceae
Genus: Allium (AL-ee-um) (Info)
Species: cepa (KEP-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Sweet Vidalia
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Category:

Vegetables

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Wytheville, Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
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neutral
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RatingContent
Positive

On Jan 27, 2006, Gabrielle from (Zone 5a) wrote:

I grew these a few years ago. They're not a long day variety, but they did really well anyway. Onions bother my eyes more than most people's; my eyes not only water, but burn so bad that I can't open them for several minutes. These had a minimal reaction.

Neutral

On May 2, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 1985 hybrid yellow granex type from K-F seeds, now offered by Sunseeds. A mild onion that runs in jumbo size. It has very good tolerance to bolting and is adapted to short day growing areas from Georgia to California.