Onion Plant Variety Comparison Table

Short-Day

VarietyDetailsSize PotentialStorage PotentialDays to Harvest
1015Y Texas Super SweetYellow, Globe Shape, Sweet, Open Pollinatedup to 6"2-3 months105-110 days
Texas LegendYellow, Uniform, Sweet, Globe Shape, Open Pollinatedup to 6"3-4 months100-105 days
Hybrid Southern Belle RedRed, Sweet, Flat to Grano Shape4"2-4 months105-110 days
Texas Early WhiteWhite, Globe Shape, Sweet, Open Pollinated5 1/2-6"2-3 months110 days
Yellow GranexYellow, Semi-Flat, Sweet, Hybridup to 5"1-2 months100 days
Red CreoleDark Red, Globe Shape, Pungent, Open Pollinated Heirloomup to 3-4"6-7 months100-110 days
White BermudaWhite, Flat, Sweet, Open Pollinated Heirloom3-4"2 months85-95 days

Intermediate-Day

VarietyDetailsSize PotentialStorage PotentialDays to Harvest
Red Candy AppleDeep Red, Flattened Globe Shape, Sweet, Hybrid3"2-3 months85-95 days
CandyYellow, Globe Shape, Sweet, Hybridup to 6"2 months90-100 days
Super StarWhite, Globe Shape, Sweet, Hybrid4"3 months95 days

Long-Day

VarietyDetailsSize PotentialStorage PotentialDays to Harvest
Walla WallaYellow, Semi-Flat, Sweet, Open Pollinatedup to 6"1 month90 days
Ailsa CraigYellow, Globe Shape, Sweet, Open Pollinated Heirloom


8" (up to 6 lbs.)1 month95 days
Red RiverDark Red, Globe Shaped, Sweet, Hybrid3-4"3-5 months95 days
HighlanderYellow, Slightly Flat Globe Shape, Sweet, Hybrid3-4"4-5 months90 days
Yellow SpanishYellow, Globe Shape, Mild, Open Pollinated6"4 months100 days
RingmasterWhite, Globe Shape, Mild, Open Pollinated5"4-5 months105 days
SterlingWhite, Globe Shape, Slightly Pungent, Hybrid5"4-6 months100-110 days
Red WingDark Red, Globe Shape, Slightly Pungent, Hybrid3-4"6-8 months100-110 days
PattersonYellow, Globe Shape, Slightly Pungent, Hybrid3-4"8-10 months110-115 days
BushPink, Globe Shape, Slightly Pungent, Hybrid3-4”4-6 months100-110 days

Unique Varieties

VarietyDetailsSize PotentialStorage PotentialDays to Harvest
Borettana CippoliniYellow, Flat Shape, Mild, Open Pollinated2"5 months105 days
Red Torpedo TropeaRed, Torpedo Shaped, Sweet, Open Pollinated6" in length3 months110 days

Leeks

VarietyDetailsSize PotentialStorage PotentialDays to Harvest
Lancelot LeeksLong, White Shafts have blue/green upright flag12-14" shafts5 months75 days

Shallots

VarietyDetailsSize PotentialStorage PotentialDays to Harvest
ShallotsTraditional shaped, red rust colored, pink flesh1-2"7-8 months110-120 days
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