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PlantFiles: Garden Onion, Edible Onion
Allium cepa 'White Sweet Spanish'

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

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6 members have or want this plant for trade.

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

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive TBGDN On Aug 31, 2009, TBGDN from Macy, IN wrote:

This year I grew an improved variety of White Sweet Spanish called "Ringmaster". I ordered these from Dixondale Farms of Carrizo Springs, Texas. They are indeed an improved strain with many weighing over 1.5lbs.

I am posting a picture here on Plantfiles of an onion harvested today weighing 1lb. 6oz.


Regional...

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

Macy, Indiana



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