Blushing deep red throughout, the Southern Belle onion is truly a beauty and sweet as well! Relish the sweet flavor and intense color of these delightful, flattened globe-shaped, ruby red bulbs on top of salads or to garnish any meal. Better uniformity, more disease and bolt resistance, and larger size potential than any other short day red variety. Let Southern Belle Red onions cure properly to have exceptionally red rings that look great on salads. This is the sweetest red onion available for short day areas. We improved Southern Belle Red onions to have more disease and bolting resistance. Because of their higher concentration of quercetins, red onions are also very healthy. Quercetin is a flavonoid—an antioxidant compound that helps delay or slow damage to cells and tissue of the body. Recent studies on its health effects suggest that quercetin may help fight diseases and disorders such as cataracts, cardiovascular disease, and some cancers. Southern Belle is an excellent choice for your health and your appetite. This onion is considered a mid to late short day variety.