Variety: Red Onions

Red Onions

Variety Overview

Red onions are usually a bold onion both in looks and in flavor. They can vary widely in size and pungency, but they're all relatively round.


  • Onions, Bulb
  • Cooking Vegetables
  • Deep red or burgundy on the outside with purple top layers and white inside. 

  • Typically bold but can vary based on growing area and age

  • Wide range from a few inches to 6 inches in diameter

  • Deep red to burgundy outside but white inside

  • Mostly round

  • Often used fresh on sandwiches but can be cooked a large variety of ways

  • Considered a spring/summer variety, it's still available year-round

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