Garden Onion (Allium cepa 'Candy') in the Onions Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit:Herb/Forb
Life cycle:Perennial
Sun Requirements:Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences:Mesic
Soil pH Preferences:Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height:12 - 18 inches
Plant Spread:Bulb: 3-5 inches wide. Top growth: 2 - 6 inches wide
Flower Color:White
Bloom Size:3"-4"
Flower Time:Summer
Other: Day Neutral, more versatile, not a narrow harvest time
Underground structures:Bulb
Uses:Vegetable
Edible Parts:Stem
Leaves
Roots
Eating Methods:Culinary Herb/Spice
Raw
Cooked
Fermented
Dynamic Accumulator:K (Potassium)
Ca (Calcium)
Na (Sodium)
Wildlife Attractant:Bees
Butterflies
Resistances:Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds:Provide darkness
Needs specific temperature: 50-80
Days to germinate: 4-12 days
Depth to plant seed: 1/4 to 1/2 inch
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods:Offsets
Bulbs
Pollinators:Bees
Various insects
Containers:Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Preferred depth: 10-12"

Various Sizes Medium & Large

Photo gallery:
Location: My GardensDate: August 8, 2015Various Sizes Medium & Large
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Location: My GardensDate: September 3, 2017A Critical Step For Storage: Proper Drying
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Location: My GardensDate: August 9, 2011Harvested Bulbs Drying In Crate
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Date: July 30, 2013Almost Mature Bulb
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Date: July 30, 2013Mature Bulb @15 oz.
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Location: My GardensDate: August 23, 2011Good Solid Bulbs
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Location: My GardensDate: August 23, 2011Bulbs Are Large: Makes Nice Slices.
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Plant Events from our members
WeedwhackerOn August 26, 2015Harvested
much earlier than normal
WeedwhackerOn May 24, 2015Transplanted
75 plants
WeedwhackerOn May 14, 2015Potted up
WeedwhackerOn February 20, 2015Seeds germinated
WeedwhackerOn February 15, 2015Seeds sown
indoors
WeedwhackerOn September 28, 2014Harvested
WeedwhackerOn June 4, 2014Transplanted
WeedwhackerOn May 12, 2014Potted up
WeedwhackerOn February 23, 2014Seeds sown
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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I Moved And Started All Over With My Garden - Progression! by LegalilySep 6, 2017 6:19 AM775
Can you help me with some inspiration? A blank slate in Maryland! by bitbitJan 25, 2016 11:35 AM21
Which fall bulbs will you order this year, and which vendors will you use by Cem9165Jan 2, 2016 8:03 AM561
My first post and first question by droughttolerantFeb 3, 2015 12:51 PM23
Favorite Combinations (Photos Please) by clintbrownMar 20, 2016 11:04 AM798
Welcome to the Containers forum by haighrJul 19, 2010 6:13 PM47
Palatine by SkiekittyMay 6, 2011 5:33 AM70

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