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Allium cepa : fact sheet


Species name:
Allium cepa
Common names:
Onion ,Shallot ,Ui
Description:
Garden Onion, Shallot Vegetable, Erect-Herbaceous

Plant area

Source:
Exotic to South Africa
Endemic to:
Exotic to South Africa

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 80cm
Width:
Less than 25cm
Sun:
Full or Partial Sun
Water:
Needs average water
Hadiness:
Fairly hardy
Coast friendly:
No

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Bulbous-Erect
Usage:
Vegetables ,Edible Flower ,Edible Fruit/Berries/Capsules/Seeds ,Edible Leaves ,Edible Bulb ,Edible Root/Tubers ,Traditional Beauty Product ,Traditional Medicine ,Mole Repellent
Fruit:
Inconspicuous or No Fruit
Flowers:
Whiteish/Cream/Very Pale Tones ,Flowers Particularly Fragrant
Flower season:
Winter (June-Aug.)
Features:
Bulbous
Foliage:
Evergreen ,Foliage Crunched Particularly Fragrant

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Magaliesburg
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