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Allium Family: Onions, Shallots, Green Onions

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.

Excerpted from Simple Steps: Vegetable Gardening

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Onion '<em>Sturon</em>'

Traditionally grown from sets, this variety produces large, round, yellow-brown colored bulbs that have a strong skin, which makes them an excellent choice for winter storing. Seed is occasionally available.

Plant sets: 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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