With dozens of allium varieties to choose from, the right selection can mean the difference between success and disappointment, so use this guide to determine what will suit you best.
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An old favorite, this reliable variety yields heavy crops of large, sweet onions, with smooth yellow-brown skin. Best sown as seed in spring to produce a good fall crop that stores well if allowed to dry.
Sow: Late winter to early spring
Harvest: Late summer to early fall
Soil Preference: Well-drained soil
Sun or Shade: Full sun
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