I would like to grow onions for storage over winter. Which onion varieties are best for storage?

Question:

I would like to grow onions for storage over winter. Which onion varieties are best for storage?

Answer:

The storage or keeping quality of onions is determined by the cultivar (variety), harvesting and curing procedures, and storage conditions. 

Longer Storage Life Varieties

  • ‘Copra’
  • ‘Sweet Sandwich’
  • ‘Red Zeppelin’
  • ‘Stuttgarter’

Short Term Storage

  • ‘Walla Walla’
  • ‘Candy’
  • ‘Yellow Sweet Spanish’
Last updated on
February 28, 2022