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Onions are biennial vegetables, but they are more commonly grown as annuals.
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Common Name: Onion
Scientific Name: Allium cepa
Hardiness: Very hardy (will survive first frost)
Are you planning to add some onions to your vegetable garden? Go to the next page for our onion-growing tips.
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