Onion

Latin name: 
Allium cepa L.
Onion
Variety Tested under # Maturity Bulbs Remarks
Shape Firmness Size Color Pungency Storage
Bombay red TT-0158 Mid-early Deep flat Medium Medium small Deep purple red Very pungent Medium Good production of very pungent rather small bulbs
Malbec F1 TT-0109 Mid-early Flattened globe Very firm Medium large Intense red Slightly pungent Medium Good yields of high quality bulbs. High percentage of single center bulbs.
Red Burgundy TT-0159 Mid-late Deep flat Medium to soft Medium large Dark red Very mild Short Standard variety
Red Coach F1 TT-0191 Mid-early Deep flat - globe Very firm Medium Red Slightly pungent Good Heavy yielder of high quality bulbs. High percentage of single center bulbs. Strong tops and strong root system. Good bolting tolerance.
Red Creole TT-0190 Mid-late Thick flat Very firm Medium Red Pungent Good Heavy yielder. Uniform selection.
White Lisbon TT-0177 Early to Mid early Small elongated Firm Small - medium White Mild Short Bunching type. Produces long clear white shanks with good keeping quality.

Legend & Disclaimer

In cases where specific races or strains are not noted, the variety is resistant to some, but not necessarily all known races or strains of the pathogen.
We have exercised the utmost care compiling these variety descriptions. For the Nigerian market we made some adjustments in the original descriptions from our suppliers based on results in our trials at Kano. For all details on varieties listed, including latest information on resistances, please refer to the websites of our suppliers Enza Zaden (www.enzazaden.com) and Pop Vriend Zaden (www.popvriendseeds.com)