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Allium cepa 'Snowball White'


Allium cepa 'Snowball White' is a beautiful edible onion known for its white colour and deliciously spicy flavour.

Allium cepa 'Snowball White' is a versatile and flavourful gourmet onion used in a variety of dishes all over the world. This cultivar has beautiful, large, slightly flattened globe-shaped bulbs with white paper skins and white flesh that is crisp and delicious. The dark green leaves are tall and upright and deciduous. Boil, roast, fry or raw to enhance flavor in dishes. Plant in spring for a late summer harvest. Stop watering in August and harvest when tops have wilted and turned brown. Consume immediately throughout the season or cure for storage.

Common Name: Onion

Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)

Zone Hardiness: 3-11

Light: Full Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 4-8"

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Late Summer

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour: Green

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No

Benefits: Bees

Deer Resistant: Unknown

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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