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4-H Horticulture Judging Contest

Beth Hinshaw
Extension Speclaist, SE
4-H Youth Development
K-State Research & Extension




Scientific Name: Allium cepa

Category: Vegetables and Herbs

Onions are used primarily as a flavoring agent. They are rich in vitamins and minerals and low in calories. Onions are grown from sets, plants, or seeds. They should be planted early so that as much growth as possible occurs before hot, dry weather.

 Onion plants

Onion plants

 Onion bulbs

Onion plants