Allium cepa 'Walla Walla' is a famous onion prized for its versatility, large, round size, sweet flesh, and yellow skin.
Allium cepa 'Walla Walla' was named after the Walla Walla Valley in Washington State. A tried and true variety for its extraordinarily sweet white flesh, large round form and golden papery skin that there is a yearly festival to celebrate this famous onion. Use to add flavour to soups, stews and casseroles. As well, delicious in its raw state in salads, burgers and sandwiches. Plant in spring for a late summer harvest. Stop watering in August and harvest when tops have wilted and turned brown. Gently pull out and allow to dry two to three days on top of soil.
Common Name: Onion
Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-11
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Bloom Time: Late Summer
Soil Moisture: Average
Stem Colour: Green
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Long-cultivated and no longer known in the wild.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Southwest Asia and Asia Minor
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