Onion : Walla Walla Onion
A favorite of many because of its mild, sweet flavor.
Sow in early spring for a delicious summer harvest. This cold-hardy variety has light brown skin and firm, white flesh. Does well in the Northwest. Not a good storage variety.Amaryllidaceae Allium cepa
Wait until the tops fall over and start to change color, this is a sign they are mature. In cool, humid areas when all tops have fallen; in cool, dry areas when half the tops have fallen; and in warm areas when a third of the tops have fallen. Loosen the soil around the onion with a fork and gently pull it from the soil.
Onions are a good source of vitamin C, potassium and calcium and contain a variety of beneficial phytochemicals. The green leaves are rich in vitamin A.