What are some good onion varieties for Iowa?

Question:

What are some good onion varieties for Iowa?

Answer:

Suggested onion varieties for home gardens in Iowa include:

  • Copra’ (main season, yellow-brown skin, excellent storage)
  • ‘Candy’ (yellow-brown skin, globe-shaped, short term storage)
  • ‘Red Burgermaster’ (bright red, globe-shaped, good storage)
  • ‘Red Zeppelin’ (deep red, globe-shaped, excellent storage)
  • ‘Stuttgarter’ (flattened globes, light brown skin, excellent storage, from sets)
  • ‘Walla Walla Sweet’ (late season, yellow-brown skin, short-term storage)
Last updated on
February 23, 2022