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Onion

The onion is a vegetable and a close relative to the garlic and chive. When chopped, the pungent chemical scents cause people to tear up. The onion is generally cooked, but can be eaten raw as well.

Origin:

Asia

Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:

Spring: SEEDS: Plant outdoors when the soil has dried out from winter storms, or plant indoors in a pot a month prior to moving them outdoors.

Fall: SEEDS: Not recommended.

Preferred Growing Climate: Mild Mediterranean

Planting Depth: 1/4-1/2”

Plant Spacing: 4-6”

Days to Germinate: 4-10 days

Days to Harvest: 60-90 days

In Season:

Spring

Pairs Well With:

Curry, soup, kebabs, most meats

Nutrition Facts:

Amount per 100 grams

Calories: 40

% Daily Value*

Total fat: 0.1 g    0%

Saturated fat: 0 g    0%

Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g

Monounsaturated fat: 0 g

Cholesterol: 0 mg    0%

Sodium: 4 mg    0%

Potassium: 146 mg    4%

Total Carbohydrate: 9 g    3%

Dietary fiber: 1.7 g    6%

Sugar: 4.2 g

Protein: 1.1 g    2%

Vitamin A: 0%    Vitamin C: 12%

Calcium: 2%    Iron: 1%

Vitamin D: 0%    Vitamin B-6: 5%

Vitamin B-12: 0%    Magnesium: 2%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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