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Allium cepa 'Walla Walla'


Allium cepa 'Walla Walla' is a famous onion prized for its versatility, large, round size, sweet flesh, and yellow skin.

Allium cepa 'Walla Walla' was named after the Walla Walla Valley in Washington State. A tried and true variety for its extraordinarily sweet white flesh, large round form and golden papery skin that there is a yearly festival to celebrate this famous onion. Use to add flavour to soups, stews and casseroles. As well, delicious in its raw state in salads, burgers and sandwiches. Plant in spring for a late summer harvest. Stop watering in August and harvest when tops have wilted and turned brown. Gently pull out and allow to dry two to three days on top of soil.

Common Name: Onion - [Summer B&B Pre-Order]

Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-11

Light: Full Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 4-8"

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Late Summer

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour: Green

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No

Benefits: Bees

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Long-cultivated and no longer known in the wild.

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Southwest Asia and Asia Minor

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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