Onion (Allium cepa 'Century') in the Onions Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 12-18 Inches
Plant Spread: 9-12 inches
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Vegetable
Edible Parts: Leaves
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Dynamic Accumulator: K (Potassium)
Ca (Calcium)
Na (Sodium)
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Start indoors
Pollinators: Bees
Various insects

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Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on May 22, 2019 2:18 PM

Century is a midseason hybrid yellow granex designed by Seminis for Vidalia Onion growers. A large onion that grades Jumbo to Colossal. Advertised as very uniform, but under my conditions had more variance in size than other yellow granex types that I have grown. Good performance but not outstanding.

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