Understanding Onions

Onions (Allium cepa), also known as bulb onions or common onions, are the most widely cultivated species of the genus Allium, which includes chives, scallions, leeks, garlic, shallots, elephant garlic, and rakkyo. All of these species, belong, in turn, to the Amaryllidaceae family, which includes many ornamentals, such as the belladonna lily, tuberose, snowdrop, snowflake, daffodil, Cape tulip, Peruvian lily, and […]