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Onions: from seedlings to storage

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Onions are a member of the allium family and are cousins of garlic, chives, leeks, and shallots. Onions are biennials which means they grow vegetatively the first year, then bloom the second year. The following are some varieties of onions:

• Slicing onion: white, yellow or Spanish

• Purple onions: have a mild sweet taste

• Scallions or green onions: grown for their long stem and have little to no bulb

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