Growing Candy Hybrid Onion Vegetable Garden Seeds
- Latin Name: Allium cepa 'Candy'
- Other Names: Candy Sweet Onion
- Days to Maturity: 85 days
- Hardiness Zone: 3- 9
- Planting Depth: 1/4 - ½”
- Plant Spacing: 4 - 6”
- Row Spacing: 12-18"
- Growth Habit: Bulb with upright habit
- Soil Preference: Well-drained fertile soil
- Temp Preference: 60- 65 F
- Light Preference: Full sun
- Pests/diseases: Root rot and mildew
- Color: White
- Flavor: Sweet, mild
Candy Hybrid Onion Growth Habits:
Non- GMO Candy Hybrid Onions take 85 days to come to maturity. These onions need 12- 14 hours of sun a day. These onions perform best when planted in the spring when temperatures reach 60- 65℉. They require well-drained and fertile soil. Within 85 days, these Candy Hybrid Sweet Onions will develop bulbs with golden-brown skin. They will have thick and white layers inside the onion bulb.
Various Uses for Candy Hybrid Onion:
Candy Hybrid Onions are delicious and sweet when cooked. They can be put in meat dishes, vegetable sauces, casseroles, or pasta dishes. They are also delicious sliced thinly on sandwiches.
Candy Hybrid Onion Benefits:
Candy Hybrid Onions are known for their antioxidants, ability to help control blood sugar, and have antibacterial properties. Onions are great for deterring animals from the garden due to their strong smell.
The Candy Hybrid Onion is a great option for those that haven’t had success growing onions. They are particularly reliable and quick-growing.