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Allium cepa 'Sturon'


Allium cepa 'Sturon' is an award-winning Spanish onion with sweet and full-flavoured yellow flesh and straw-coloured skin.

Allium cepa 'Sturon' is an award-winning Spanish onion that is sweet and full-flavoured offering great versatility. This cultivar produces large, globe-shaped bulbs with straw coloured skin and yellow flesh. May be harvested while green or left to mature in 80 to 100 days. Offers excellent winter storage qualities. Boil, roast, fry or eat raw to enhance the flavour of diverse dishes. Plant in spring for a late summer harvest. Stop watering in August and harvest when tops have wilted and turned brown. Eat fresh or cure for storage.

Common Name: Spanish 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:

Fragrance: Yes


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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