2001 AAS Vegetable Award Winner:
Onion 'Super Star' F1
National Winner
2001 AAS Vegetable Award Winner:
Onion 'Super Star' F1
National Winner

Onion 'Super Star' F1
2001 AAS Vegetable Award Winner

'Super Star' is an improved white sweet onion recommended for all spring gardens in North America because it is day-length neutral. Most onions require long days - (over 12 hours of sunlight) or short days to bulb. 'Super Star' does not have this requirement so it is widely adaptable. If seed is sown and transplanted early, 'Super Star' onions can weigh one pound or more, when mature in about 100 days. Resistant to pink root, 'Super Star' onions are exceptional when eaten raw, in salads or sandwiches. 'Super Star' is milder, sweeter and larger than 'White Sweet Spanish', the closest comparison.

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AAS Winner Primary Details
Award: AAS Vegetable Award Winner
Award Type: National Winner
Class: Onion
Variety Name: 'Super Star' F1
Genus: Allium
Species: cepa
Year: 2001
Common Name: Onion
Type: Vegetables
Breeder: Seminis Vegetable Seeds
Close Market Comparison: 'Blanco Duro,' 'White Sweet Spanish,' 'Alabaster'
Plant Needs
Duration Type: Annual
Light Needs: Full sun
Water Needs: Normal
Season Type: Warm Season
Staking Required: NO
Plant Characteristics
Foliage Color: Green
Plant Habit: Upright
Plant Height: Medium: 10" to 24"
Garden Spacing: 12 inches
Days To Harvest (Sowing Seed): 175 days
Fruit Color (Harvest): White
Fruit Shape: Round to flattened globe
Fruit Size: 4.5 inches x 4.5 inches
Fruit Weight: 19.25 ounces
Fruit Flavor Description: milder and sweeter flavor than white sweet Spanish
Number Of Fruits Per Plant: 1
Plant Spread: 12 inches
Disease Resistances or Tolerances: Pink root
Home Gardener Use
Container: YES
Herb: NO

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