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botanical name:
Allium cepa 'Radar'
Allium cepa 'Radar' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Onion 'Radar'
family:  Alliaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.60m
width: 0.15m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
edible symbol edible
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -6°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
description:
Overwintering onion (short day variety), giving early crops of light brown skinned bulbs. Good mild flavour. Very resistant to bolting. Stores well.

cultivation:
Well drained, fertile soil in full sun.
"Sets" should be planted out in autumn. Bulbs are ready to crop when the foliage begins to wither, normally from May. Allow to dry before storage.

propagation:
Bulb offsets (sets)

usage:
Cultivated edible onion, also has medicinal value.

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