Round white onion to 20mm, Italian heirloom used in soups, roasted or as a pickle. Plant Autumn or Spring, small thinnings used in salads. 65 days.
Widely favoured vegetable since ancient times originally from central Asia. Contain vitamin C, iron, sulphur and fibre. Good winter crop in full sun in rich well drained soil. Harvest after tops dry off and fall over, hang in a cool dry place. Plant different varieties for continuous use. Few people grow enough onions. Don't over-fertilize or waterlog. Shade seeds until well germinated. Sow in autumn/winter.