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    Default I don't know my onions... Do you?

    HI all

    Bought these form the roadside and not sure if they are onions, shallots, or ???

    Can anyone tell me please, and a variety would be great to know as well if possible.

    Many thanks

    Max

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    They are onions, no idea of the variety.
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    Agree: onions. No real idea of the variety. That said, they remind me of the big sweet onions we grow here. Overwintered sweet ones are unhelpfully called Blanca y Tierna (White and Tender) in my local nursery. Another similar sweet onion is Fuentes or Dulce de Fuentes (Sweet from Fuentes, seeds on sale from MoreVeg).
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    One thing I can say with certainty - they're not Red Baron

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    You could try replanting the ones with the best roots and hoping that it will grow, flower and set seed..........or you could just eat them
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    Max, do you normally buy things from the roadside that you have no idea about on a whim? It's just that there's a TV, settee and fridge freezer on the roadside near my sisters if you have the cash.

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    I know this - white ones

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