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Onions: Allium cepa 'White Bermuda'

Botanical name: Allium cepa 'White Bermuda'

Common name: onion

also known as (Allium cepa 'Crystal Wax')

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Planted
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Sprite
created by:
gardengirl

Austin, Tx

at a glance

Soil: damp, acidic, sand
Sun:
  
Zones: 5a thru 10b
Care:
easy
Lifespan:
biennial
Category:   
Attributes:

deer resistant, rabbit resistant, bee attracting, edible

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description for "Onions: Allium cepa 'White Bermuda'"

'White Bermuda' onions are an old gardening favorite! Great for bunching or for eating raw. 'White Bermuda' bulbs are extremely mild. They are thick, flat bulbs that grow best in southern areas. White Bermuda onions do not store well. The short day varieties will start making bulbs early in the year when there are only 10 to 12 hours of daylight. Because they have a higher concentration of water as opposed to solid fiber content, they do not store well and should be eaten fresh. -- edited by dtd pbcouchman

History:

Allium cepa has been cultivated throughout such a large portion of human history, that the true species is no longer known in the wild.

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