Long-day varieties

Early Yellow Globe is a popular yellow bulb onion and grows well in northern states. Grow the yellow Buffalo onion for an early harvest. The Ebenezer onion is either white or yellow. They grow very well from sets. White Portugal is an excellent option to grow by seed. Use this onion quickly after harvest. Yellow and White Spanish are popular onions for northern states. They produce large bulbs but have a later harvest. Sweet Sandwich is a yellow hybrid onion that stores well. Walla Walla Sweet is a popular long-day onion.

Short-day Onions

These onions do well in the southern states. Texas Grano is a good pick and has a nice, sweet flavor. Grano 1015Y is good variety that stores well. Granex is very popular in the southern states. This is a tasty onion that comes in yellow, white, and red varieties. The yellow Granex stores very well. Granex is sometimes called the Vidalia onion. Burgundy is a delicious red onion. It has a milder flavor than other onions. Crystal Wax is a disease resistant white onion with a mild flavor. Use quickly after harvest. Yellow Bermudas are very popular, but the Bermuda also comes as white and red onions. The Vidalia Sweet onion is a hybrid of the Granex. Red Hamburger is a popular short-day onion.