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Sweet Onion, Cipollini

Sweet onion Cipollini is a delicious addition to the garden, especially for those who love to cook! This tasty onion has more residual sugar than average onions offering exquisite flavor, particularly when caramelized or roasted. Cipollini may also be canned, pickled, or enjoyed raw. It stores well when braided and is well-adapted to northern climates.

  • Well-adapted for northern climates
  • Excellent container plant
  • Deer and rabbit resistant
  • Delicious for caramelizing, roasting, canning, pickling, or raw

Plant Details +

Botanical Allium cepa
Common Name Cipollini Yellow
Height 10-12"
Spacing 2-6"
Hardiness Zones 2-9
Exposure Full Sun
Foliage Green
Fruit Yellow
Harvest Fall

Planting/Care Instructions +

Moisture: Water regularly, as needed.

Planting Instructions: Plant 4 to 6 weeks before the last spring frost in well-drained, fertile soil in full sun. Push the sets 1–2" into the soil at 3–6" intervals for dry onions. Cover with 1–2" of soil. Fertilize at the time of planting and side dress 4 to 5 weeks after planting. Water regularly.