Each 1/2 lb. order is approximately 55 – 65 bulbs.
Sweet Candy is an improved cultivar of the popular Candy onion that stores better. Big and sweet with a rich onion flavor, these are great for eating almost any way – raw, cooked, caramelized or pickled. The bulbs grow 4 - 5” across, are slightly flattened with light yellow skin covering pale yellow to white flesh.
The higher sugar content makes them perfect for an unforgettable French onion soup, as caramelizing glazes into a beautiful maple-syrup color with a deep, rich and complex flavor to match.
This is an intermediate day or day-neutral onion, well adapted to both northern and southern climates. Best planted in the fall, it forms good sized bulbs from Northern Texas or Florida up to Maine.
Early maturing, this is the onion for anyone who has had challenges growing onions before. Very easy to grow due to its strong root system and disease resistance.
Sweet onions have almost no heat but lots of sweet flavor, sweeter than any other onions.
Most commercial onions found in stores are hybrids with less flavor than the older heirloom, open pollinated types. Hybridization has focused on production, ability to withstand transport and size; ignoring flavor. Once you taste your home-grown onions, you’ll understand why these are prized and handed down from one generation to another!
These are ready to plant sets, also called bulbs and not seeds or slips.
Intermediate (Day-neutral) variety – needs 12 to 14 hours of daylight to form good sized bulbs
U.S. shipping only, Cannot ship to Alaska, Hawaii, Washington or Idaho